Room for your events

Whether trade fairs, conferences, meetings, concerts or special events: Messe Essen, Congress Center Essen and Grugahalle offer plenty of room for your ideas and provide you with an excellent support team.

Exhibition halls

The Essen trade fair venue offers 110,000 square meters of exhibition space divided among 18 exhibition halls plus the Galeria. The halls are interconnected, but can be individually separated.

Gross area Height Load capacity
Hall 1 8,150 m² 7 m 2,000 kg
Hall 1A 6,135 m² 6 m 2,000 kg
Hall 2 9,287 m² 7 m 2,000 kg
Hall 3 17,010 m² 11,25 m 2,500 kg
Galeria 4,750 m² 16.5 m 2,000 kg
Hall 6 7.340 m² 5/11 m 8,000 kg
Hall 6.1 698 m² 4 m 750 kg
Hall 7 7,320 m² 5/12 m 2,000 kg
Hall 7.1 850 m² 4 m 750 kg
Hall 8 2,630 m² 5 m 2,000 kg
Hall 8.1 2,630 m² 4 m 750 kg
Hall 9 4,112 m² 5 m 2,000 kg
Hall 9.1 4,112 m² 4 m 750 kg
Hall 10 2,695 m² 7.9 m 8,000 kg
Hall 11 4,440 m² 11 m 8,000 kg
Hall 12 3,720 m² 11 m 2,000 kg
Gross area Rows Parliament Banquet
Hall Europa 960 m² 1062 699 636
Hall Berlin 192 m² 210 150 168/140
Hall Panorama 364 m² 281 221 258/170
Hall New York 160 m² 131 81 100/84
Hall Mailand 160 m² 131 81 100/84
Hall Brüssel 191 m² 131 81 100/84
CC West Foyer GF 900 m²
Foyer Hall Europa 500 m²
Gross area Rows Parliament Banquet
Hall Deutschland 700 m² 597 388 400/408
Hall Rheinland 200 m² 158 117 114/100
Room L 91 m² 85 53 40
Room M 63 m² 54 36 30
Room N 63 m² 54 36 30
Room M+N 126 m² 126 90 54
Room R 40 m² 35 18 18
Room S 43 m² 36 21 24
Room T 33 m² 28 18 18
Room S+T 76 m² 68 45 42
Room U 38 m² 22 18 18
Room Z 33 m² 20
CC South Foyer 825 m²
Fair South Foyer 1,480 m²
Gross area Rows Parliament Banquet
Hall Essen 719 m² 687 420 504/500
Hall Ruhr 349 m² 252 180 204/160
Room A 62 m² 54 34 -
Room B 38 m² 36 22 -
Room A+B 100 m² 80 56 44
Room C 60 m² 54 34 -
Room D 60 m² 54 34 -
Room E 61 m² 54 34 -
Room D+E 121 m² 110 70 54
Room F 98 m² 86 58 44
Room K 101 m² 81 54 42
Foyer East 2,000 m²
Foyer Hall Ruhr 368 m²
Foyer Hall Essen 223 m²
Foyer Entrance CC East 342 m²
Foyer A - F 246 m²
Gross area Height Load capacity
Hall 1 8,150 m² 7 m 2,000 kg
Hall 1A 6,135 m² 6 m 2,000 kg
Hall 2 9,287 m² 7 m 2,000 kg
Hall 3 17,010 m² 11,25 m 2,500 kg
Galeria 4,750 m² 16.5 m 2,000 kg
Hall 4 8,100 m² 5 - 12 m 2,000 kg
Hall 5 12,650 m² 9 - 11 m 2,000 kg
Hall 6 11,000 m² 9 - 12 m 3,395 kg
Hall 7 8,650 m² 8 - 11 m 2,000 kg
Hall 8 3,700 m² 11 m 2,000 kg

Area without marketable hall ancillary spaces

Congress Center Essen

Whether you are holding a general meeting, conference, convention, workshop, office party or prom - a flexible space with a high quality multimedia features for your individual event concept awaits you at the Essen exhibition centre.

Gross area Rows Parliament Banquet
Hall Europa 960 m² 1062 699 636
Hall Berlin 192 m² 210 150 168/140
Hall Panorama 364 m² 281 221 258/170
Hall New York 160 m² 131 81 100/84
Hall Mailand 160 m² 131 81 100/84
Hall Brüssel 191 m² 131 81 100/84
CC West Foyer GF 900 m²
Foyer Hall Europa 500 m²
Gross area Rows Parliament Banquet
Hall Deutschland 700 m² 597 388 400/408
Hall Rheinland 200 m² 158 117 114/100
Room L 91 m² 85 53 40
Room M 63 m² 54 36 30
Room N 63 m² 54 36 30
Room M+N 126 m² 126 90 54
Room R 40 m² 35 18 18
Room S 43 m² 36 21 24
Room T 33 m² 28 18 18
Room S+T 76 m² 68 45 42
Room U 38 m² 22 18 18
Room Z 33 m² 20
CC South Foyer 825 m²
Fair South Foyer 1,480 m²
Gross area Rows Parliament Banquet
Hall Essen 719 m² 687 420 504/500
Hall Ruhr 349 m² 252 180 204/160
Room A 62 m² 54 34 -
Room B 38 m² 36 22 -
Room A+B 100 m² 80 56 44
Room C 60 m² 54 34 -
Room D 60 m² 54 34 -
Room E 61 m² 54 34 -
Room D+E 121 m² 110 70 54
Room F 98 m² 86 58 44
Room K 101 m² 81 54 42
Foyer East 2,000 m²
Foyer Hall Ruhr 368 m²
Foyer Hall Essen 223 m²
Foyer Entrance CC East 342 m²
Foyer A - F 246 m²
Gross area Height Load capacity
Hall 1 8,150 m² 7 m 2,000 kg
Hall 1A 6,135 m² 6 m 2,000 kg
Hall 2 9,287 m² 7 m 2,000 kg
Hall 3 17,010 m² 11,25 m 2,500 kg
Hall 6 7.340 m² 5/11 m 8,000 kg
Hall 6.1 698 m² 4 m 750 kg
Hall 7 7,320 m² 5/12 m 2,000 kg
Hall 7.1 850 m² 4 m 750 kg
Hall 8 2,630 m² 5 m 2,000 kg
Hall 8.1 2,630 m² 4 m 750 kg
Hall 9 4,112 m² 5 m 2,000 kg
Hall 9.1 4,112 m² 4 m 750 kg
Hall 10 2,695 m² 7.9 m 8,000 kg
Hall 11 4,440 m² 11 m 8,000 kg
Hall 12 3,720 m² 11 m 2,000 kg
Galeria 4,750 m² 16.5 m 2,000 kg

The indicated head counts vary (rectangular/round), depending the on type of table.

Grugahalle

The Grugahalle is a particularly versatile and flexible multi-purpose hall with an outstanding tradition of success.

Gross area Non-seated/partially seated Rows Gala
Grugahalle 2,875 m²
with east stage 2,875 m² 7,480 6,637 1,200
with south stage 2,875 m² 6,032 4,640 1,190
Foyer 2,625 m²
Room G 234 m² 234 140
Room H 316 m² 280 150

Stage depth: 9 m
Further stage options, such as centre stage, are possible.