Looking for the perfect venue for your event? Welcome to Messe Frankfurt! With our highly flexible, state-of-the-art trade fair halls, congress and event locations, all with excellent connections, we are the partner of choice for event formats of all kinds.
The Frankfurt exhibition grounds are among the largest and most modern anywhere in the world. Organisers of trade fairs, congresses and other events are frequent guests here, for a whole host of good reasons:
Messe Frankfurt plays host to around 260 trade fairs, congresses and other events in Frankfurt every year. This makes us the perfect partner for your event. We will provide you with ongoing assistance with everything from professional project management, trade fair construction and technical questions relating to logistics and security concepts all the way to your individual catering needs.
Together, we will find the right location for your event in Frankfurt. A virtually unlimited range of combination options are open to organisers at Messe Frankfurt: 366,000 square metres of hall area, 96,000 square metres of outdoor areas and 90 congress and conference halls are available, including in the historic Festhalle, the flexible Congress Center and the state-of-the-art Kap Europa congress centre.
“A city within a city”: With 22 restaurants, up to 60 bars, cafés and mobile stalls, 356 office rooms, three first-aid stations, one 24-hour Operation & Security Center and much more besides, we ensure that you have everything you could possibly need during your time on the Messe Frankfurt exhibition grounds. In addition, all trade fair halls, congress and event locations are connected via the covered Via Mobile moving walkway.
Situated right at the heart of European business centre Frankfurt, Messe Frankfurt is a cosmopolitan and international trade fair centre with excellent transport connections. There are many hotels within walking distance of Messe Frankfurt, offering more than 16,000 hotel beds in all. Numerous suburban train (S-Bahn), underground train (U-Bahn) and tram lines serve the entrances to the exhibition grounds directly. Frankfurt International Airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car or public transport, while Frankfurt Central Station is just four minutes away.
Many prominent international trade fairs have been held in Frankfurt for decades, prime examples being the International Motor Show (IAA), the Frankfurt Book Fair, IMEX (international exhibition for meetings, incentives, conferences and other events), ACHEMA (leading trade fair for the process industry) and CPhI (international trade fair for the pharmaceutical sector).
In 2016, the 49th Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) with 4,000 participants and the 80th General Meeting of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) with 3,500 participants from over 80 different countries were held in Messe Frankfurt’s Congress Center, Kap Europa and further locations.
The sheer elegance and adaptability of the Frankfurt Festhalle was demonstrated once again in 2016 with concerts by high-profile stars such as Justin Bieber or David Garrett, the ice show classic “Holiday on Ice” and major sporting events like the International Festhalle Riding Tournament.