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Exhibition construction in Cologne

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Are you looking for an exhibition stand builder for Cologne? Then rely on experience, because the cathedral city has been one of the most important and largest exhibition centres in Germany for decades. As an expert for trade fair construction in Cologne, we can help you to make your presence felt at the Cologne trade fair despite the strong competition. The more than 80 trade fairs that take place annually in the metropolis on the Rhine are aimed at a wide variety of sectors and industries: from technology trade fairs to leisure fairs and book fairs, the broad spectrum is covered in Cologne. Cologne has the fifth largest exhibition centre in the world, after Hanover and Frankfurt am Main, consisting of a total of 11 connected halls and an outdoor area, which together form a building complex of 284,000m².

Every year, the various exhibitions in Cologne are visited by around 2.7 million people. As an experienced stand builder for Cologne, we are your full-service partner in all matters concerning your stand and the ideal exhibition preparation.

One of the most famous exhibitions in Cologne

One of the best-known trade fairs in Cologne is the annual “Gamescom”, where 919 manufacturers present their new developments and video and computer games. As the topic as a whole is becoming increasingly popular among the general public, Gamescom has been celebrating success for years. Last year it reached over 355,000 visitors from all over the world and was opened by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

All in all, as one of the largest trade fair cities, the cathedral city is important for many different industries. From year to year, we as exhibition stand builders for Cologne are observing that both the number of visitors and the quality of the exhibitions there are increasing. The exhibition industry is constantly developing and has become an integral part of Cologne today.

If you need an exhibition stand or other services in Cologne or in another city, our experts will gladly advise you. We are particularly familiar with the local conditions and know what is important when it comes to exhibition stand construction in Cologne.

Your advantages with us in exhibition construction for Cologne

  • Established exhibition stand builder for the Cologne exhibition centre
  • Personal contact persons at eye level and with highest professionalism
  • 35 years of experience in exhibition stand construction, shop fitting and event organisation
  • Cooperative collaboration with our customers for best project solutions
  • Conception, design and stand construction from a full-service partner from a single source
  • On-site exhibition logistics with smooth assembly and dismantling of your exhibition stand in Cologne

Successful projects – excellent references


We are your partner for exhibition construction in Cologne

The origin of the exhibition in Cologne

As early as 1920, Konrad Adenauer, then Mayor of Cologne, took the initiative to transform Cologne into a trade fair city. With the motives of improving the economic situation in Cologne through exports, strengthening cohesion in the rest of the Rhineland and optimising Cologne as a location, Konrad Adenauer founded a trade fair company in 1922, with whose help the first exhibition centre in Cologne Deutz was opened in Deutz in 1924 with a great celebration.

The Koelnmesse

The main player is Koelnmesse. This is an exhibition company that arranges services for its major customers. Its tasks include consulting, concept development, technical equipment and much more.

In the meantime, several subsidiaries (KoelnKongress GmbH, Koelnmesse Ausstellungen GmbH) have already been established to support Koelnmesse in its implementation. In 2017, Koelnmesse celebrated a record turnover of over 350 million euros. Further plans of the company include the expansion of its activities. Last year, Koelnmesse organized events in the USA, Brazil, China and many other countries.

The exhibition is a great benefit for Cologne, as many people travel to the city to visit the exhibition of their choice. This benefits the catering industry, the food industry and of course the city of Cologne and North Rhine-Westphalia as a whole.

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