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Halls and trade fair ground
The city-centre trade fair in the heart of Europe!

The trade fair halls of Koelnmesse are located at the heart of both Cologne and Europe’s largest business region, and are within one hour’s flying time of 180 million Europeans.

Two ultra-modern convention centres and a huge outdoor area of 100,000 m² also make Cologne’s trade fair grounds the ideal venue for your conventions and conferences.

Do you want to rent a hall or several halls in Cologne? We provide a large selection of first class halls, from new hall 1 to Event hall 9. At one of the largest exhibition centres in the world 11 trade fair halls, 2 Congress Centres and a tremendous outdoor area of 100.000 m² offer plenty of space for a trade fair, congress, conference or event.

Confex – the new multi-talent

Flexibility, attractiveness and eventization are the emerging requirements for innovative event formats. The fusion of conference and exhibition, the staging of topics through a more compelling variety of experiences, the digital presentation of hybrid trade fairs through the use of sophisticated media technology and modern IT infrastructure: That is what Confex is all about!

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Hall und site plan

Discover the possibilities and freedom that Koelnmesse's flexible exhibition grounds have to offer.

Travel and accomodation

Areas and sizes

With an area of around 285,000 m² in 11 connected exhibition halls the trade fair grounds in Cologne offer you enough space - even for the biggest ideas.

All the information about our exhibition halls in tabular form
Koelnmesse is most attractive inner-city trade fair centre.

We say this in all modesty, but you are more than welcome to come and see for yourself.


Event Locations

Are you looking for a special location for your events? Take advantage of the many modern halls at the Cologne exhibition centre and secure the perfect venue. The first-rate facilities offer the right platform for any occasion – for events that are sure to linger long in the memory!

Discover our event venues

Congresses and events

No run-of-the-mill solutions: Koelnmesse GmbH is your competent event partner for creative convention and event concepts that are tailored precisely to your needs as an organiser. Perhaps you would like to rent a hall at the Cologne exhibition centre in order to hold a trade fair or use Koelnmesse as an event venue? Our team will work with you to put together a plan that covers your specific needs and leaves no detail to chance and will then manage all relevant services for you.

Plan your conventions and events with us