Fairs take place in Essen on more than 100 days a year. The Messe Essen program comprises roughly 50 fairs and exhibitions. 13 of them are international leading fairs. These take place in 18 halls and our Galleria. Approx. 13,000 exhibitors make use of the Essen fair complex every year. Almost one in four of them come from abroad. The exhibition area covers 110,000 square meters and all fair halls are directly linked to each other.
This top-class fair venue has enjoyed steady development. For example, turnover has doubled in the last 10 years. MESSE ESSEN is situated in the region in Germany with the strongest economy and highest population. It is central and easy to reach. Every year up to 1.5 million visitors come to Essen from about 120 countries to maintain contacts and forge new ones. MESSE ESSEN ranks among the best fair venues with the most visitors and is in the top ten in Germany.
Place of Events. This is the name we have given to the Essen Trade Fair and its events. As the name implies, you can always expect something special here. More than 35 different fields of business exhibit here. Round about 12,500 exhibitors and up to 2 million visitors annually com to Essen from about 110 countries, to make new contacts an keep up existing ones.
Messe Essen - right in the heart of Germany‘s most populous and economically active region. Central an easy to reach. Essen also offers a varied cultural life: the Aalto theatre, Villa Hügel, the Folkwang museum centre, the Philharmonia and its hall, the Zeche Zollverein cultural centre, Weststadt and the GOP Varieté theatre.