Messe Cologne

Messeplatz 1, Cologne, Germany


Messe Cologne

Founded in 1922 and constantly expanded ever since, Messe Cologne is one of the largest and most influential exhibition centres in the world. In 2015 the venue organisers announced KOELNMESSE 3.0 which will further modernise and digitalise the venue, ranking it the fifth-largest trade fair in the world. In addition it will introduce unique formats, combining congresses with exhibitions, bringing the trade fair industry to the next level.

Messe Cologne organises over 80 trade fairs annually. It has over 284,000 sq. metres exhibition floor area and is the third largest venue in terms of indoor exhibition area. Messe Cologne has 11 main trade fair halls, 2 congress centers and additional 100,000 sq. metres of open space, a park and a theater. Several world-leading trade fairs are held in Messe Cologne - Anuga, Anuga FoodTec, Dmexco, Gamescom, Imm Cologne, Intermot, Kind + Jugend and Photokina, just to name a few.

Event Address

Airport: Cologne Bonn Airport 13.5 km

Railway station: Köln Hauptbahnhof 4.1 km

Subway station: Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz/Messeplatz 1.4 km

How to get to Messe Cologne

By Rail

Cologne Messe is directly adjacent to Köln Messe/Deutz train station to the south. The station has ICE connections by Deutsche Bahn, to Köln Hauptbahnhof and Cologne/Bonn Airport.

Stations near the Koelnmesse:

  • Entrance South:
    • S-Bahn: S6, S11, S12, S13 drop off on Köln Messe/Deutz
    • Tram and subway: Line 1 and 9 drop off on Deutz/Messe (U)
  • Entrance East, West, North:
    • Köln-Deutz train station - Line 3 and 4

By Car

Ten highways lead into Cologne’s beltway, bringing you directly to Koelnmesse without junctions. There are 14,500 parking lots around the exhibition centre and free shuttle buses are available to the venue.

GPS coordinates: latitude 50.947086 ; longitude 6.982777

Map of Messe Cologne

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Upcoming events

EventBranchStart dateEnd date
imm cologneimm cologneFurniture, Interior Design, Lighting14.01.201920.01.2019
ProSweets CologneProSweets CologneFood and Beverage, Foodprocessing and Packaging Machinery27.01.201930.01.2019
ISMISMFood and Beverage, Foodprocessing and Packaging Machinery27.01.201930.01.2019
spoga Horse Springspoga Horse SpringSporting Goods02.02.201904.02.2019
didactadidactaEducation and Training19.02.201923.02.2019