New Dates: IPM DUBAI and WOP DUBAI from November 12 to 14, 2019

Rescheduling: IPM DUBAI and WOP DUBAI will take place in a prominent location in the Dubai World Trade Centre from November 12 to 14, 2019. Both trade fairs will be positioned in attractive halls on the main axis of the site. The first local players in the sector have already promised to participate in the fairs because of the improved time-related and spatial exhibition conditions. German companies will have the possibility of presenting themselves on a promoted joint booth.

With new highlights, back at Messe Essen

With new highlights, back at Messe Essen

Welcome back! After its brief guest appearance in Düsseldorf in 2017 because of the modernisation work at the native Messe Essen, the world's leading fair SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN will return to its roots in 2021.

Essen Motor Show 2019 is in the Starting Blocks with the First Strong Names

Essen Motor Show 2019 is in the Starting Blocks with the First Strong Names

The preparations for the coming Essen Motor Show from November 30 to December 8 (Preview Day: November 29) are running.

SUBERG´S Ü30-Party on March 30th, 2019

Enjoy spring fever. The days become noticeably longer and the atmosphere invites you to spend an unforgettable night on March 30th at Suberg´s ü30 Party in the Grugahalle Essen.

Thomas Kufen, Lord Mayor of the City of Essen and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Messe; Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalisation and Energy of the State of NRW, and Oliver P. Kuhrt, CEO of Messe Essen

Messe Essen Celebrates the Conclusion of the First Construction Phase

A festive ceremony with around 500 invited guests from the political, economic, media and fair sectors took place at Messe Essen today in order to celebrate the conclusion of the first phase of the modernisation of the fair site right on time.

Photo: Thomas Kufen, Lord Mayor of Essen, and Oliver P. Kuhrt, CEO of Messe Essen, unveiled the new road sign together in situ today.

Messe Essen has a new address

Messe Essen has a new address: As from today, the East entrance with its new glass foyer is no longer located on Norbertstraße but instead at Messeplatz 1.

Messe Essen Receives Seal for Best Service Quality

For its outstanding customer service, Messe Essen has received the "Best Service Quality 2017/18" mark of distinction jointly awarded by the TESTBILD magazine and the Statista statistics portal and has occupied third place in the Trade Fair Organiser category.

Supervisory Board of Messe Essen Confirms Oliver P. Kuhrt in Office Ahead of Schedule

Oliver P. Kuhrt has been confirmed in his function as the CEO of Messe Essen. The Supervisory Board has passed a unanimous resolution in favour of extending the contract by another five years ahead of schedule.

Essen Motor Show is Now Rocking the Middle Kingdom, Too

Essen Motor Show is Now Rocking the Middle Kingdom, Too

In the future, the Essen Motor Show, the stunning performance festival amongst the automobile fairs, will take place in China, too: From November 2018, the China United Rubber Corporation, Guangzhou Zhanlian Exhibition Service Co., Ltd. and Messe Essen GmbH will stage the performance show rich in tradition in the Guangzhou metropolis with millions of inhabitants in southern China.

The new ESSEN AFFAIRS is out now

New networks, new processes, new job profiles: in an age of networked manufacturing, the world of welding technology is also changing rapidly. In September, the newest technologies will be presented at the global trade fair SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN. The new issue of ESSEN AFFAIRS takes a closer look to which extent „Industry 4.0“ transforms the welding industry.

More than 300 Exhibitors at METPACK 2017

More than 300 Exhibitors at METPACK 2017

The world's leading fair for metal packaging METPACK will reach new dimensions: More than 300 exhibitors will present their products and innovations at Messe Essen - over 20 percent more than on the occasion of the past event.

Position as the World's Leading Trade Fair for Horticulture Confirmed Impressively

Position as the World's Leading Trade Fair for Horticulture Confirmed Impressively

Landgard CEO Armin Rehberg comments on this year's world's leading trade fair for horticulture: "IPM ESSEN is the Most Beautiful Trade Fair in the World." The International Plant Trade Fair in Essen (IPM) has once more proven that it is an indispensable inspiration, communication and ordering platform for the global green sector.

Messe Essen and Bilfinger Hochbau Sign General Contractor's Contract

The next important step towards the New Messe Essen has been taken: Today, the general contractor's contract was signed at Messe Essen.

lighting technology in Essen from 2017

The lighting technology celebrates its premier at Messe Essen. The trade fair for systems, components and devices in the lighting industry will show innovations in lighting technology and is being planned as an annual meeting place for the sector.

Messe Essen Opens Info Pavilion

Messe Essen Opens Info Pavilion

At the same time as the starting signal for the modernisation, Messe Essen is celebrating the opening of its Info Pavilion today. The Info Pavilion covering around 55 m² is located in the P1 car park directly to the right of the entrance.

Starting Signal For The Modernisation

Starting Signal For The Modernisation

After an intensive planning phase, the starting signal for the modernisation was given at MESSE ESSEN today. Together, Essen's Lord Mayor Thomas Kufen and the boss of the fair company Oliver P. Kuhrt opened the new Info Pavilion as a symbol for the start of the construction.

1st Essen Health Forum

Essen as a health location from social, societal and economic viewpoints is the subject of the 1st Essen Health Forum. With the title "Essen.Gesund.Vernetzt." ("Essen.Health.Networked."), healthcare and health economy professionals debate current and future developments in their fields across sectors.

Free WLAN for exhibitors and visitors

Messe Essen makes it possible for all the exhibitors and visitors at its own events to access free WLAN. Thus, Messe Essen will consistently carry on along its path of continuously refining services for its customers.

Messe Essen sets web design standards

The new Messe Essen website is online. Users can now explore an online world designed according to the latest web design standards and based on powerful content about the exhibition and conference location. The new site is part of a tiered approach to the development of the corporate identity.

Messe Essen ensures further events over the long term

Location, modernisation plans and service persuade exhibitors and associations.

Frank Mertz will become the Sales Division Manager

Frank Mertz will become the Sales Division Manager

The proven sales professional from Reed Exhibitions Germany will take over the management of the newly established sales division at Messe Essen on 1 July.

German Barristers Day comes to Messe Essen

Messe Essen will be the nationwide meeting point for barristers and jurists. From 25 to 27th May 2017, the German Barristers Day will take place for the first time in the Congress Center Essen at Messe Essen. The organising German Bar Association expects some 1,600 participants from advocacy, justice, politics, academia and the press for exchanges on social as well legal and professional policy.

fvw Congress and Travel Expo move from Cologne to Essen

New meeting place for the German tourist industry: B2B event for tourism and business travel from 15-16 September 2015.

Launch of the "New Messe Essen"

Good news for exhibitors and visitors: Messe Essen is implementing the modernisation of the exhibition grounds as planned. With the expansion and renovation, Essen will provide one of the most technologically modern exhibition centres in Germany and thus a contemporary and competitive marketplace.