Messe Essen

Norbertstrasse 2, Essen, Germany


Messe Essen

Organising over 50 trade fairs and exhibitions, among which ten leading trade fairs, Messe Essen enjoys a well-deserved place in the top ten exhibition locations in Germany. With the impressive attendance of 1.4 million visitors each year, over 14,000 exhibiting companies, and more than 800 small scale events taking place annually, Messe Essen is a globally recognised venue. The exhibition area of the venue is 110,000 sq metres with additional 20,000 sq metres open air space.

Messe Essen is located in the city centre and has impeccable transportation connections. The exhibition grounds comprise of 18 halls and 22 conference rooms, as well as a special Galleria section, created by the artist Jörg Immendorff. The Grugahalle conference centre complements the venue and adds further diversity of event options. Some of the international flagship fairs that will be held at Messe Essen are the Essen Motor Show 2017, E-world energy & water 2018 and Security 2018.

Event Address

Airport: Düsseldorf International Airport 25.3 km

Railway station: Essen Hauptbahnhof 3.4 km

Subway station: Messe West-Süd/Gruga 0.5 km

Taxi: Approximate taxi cost from the city centre is EUR 12

How to get to Messe Essen

By Rail

Arriving by train the best way to reach Essen. Simply use the Skytrain from the Airport to the nearby train station (Flughafen Terminal bahnhof) and from there you can use the S1 or the ICE train to Essen Hauptbahnhof. The trip takes around 20 minutes. From this station you can use the U 11 underground train to reach any of Messe Essen entrances. The last U 11 leaves at 11:30 p.m. However, after this time, you can use the EVAG Night Network.

  • Major Stations
    • Messe East
    • Grugahalle
    • Messe West
    • Messe South

By Car

Take the major Rhine-Ruhr motorways A52, A3, A40 and A42 to reach MESSE ESSEN. The signs for the exhibition centre will guide you to a parking site. From there, you can reach MESSE ESSEN easily on foot or with the exhibition centre bus.

GPS coordinates: N 51.427322 ; E 6.994171

Map of Messe Essen

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Upcoming events

EventBranchStart dateEnd date
IPM EssenIPM EssenAgriculture, Forestry, Horticulture, Vinuculture, Fisheries, Animal Breeding22.01.201925.01.2019
E-world energy & waterE-world energy & waterEnergy05.02.201907.02.2019
REISE+CAMPINGREISE+CAMPINGTourism and Travel20.02.201924.02.2019
Fahrrad EssenFahrrad EssenSporting Goods21.02.201924.02.2019
Equestrian Fair EssenEquestrian Fair EssenSporting Goods09.03.201917.03.2019