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Messe Frankfurt

Frankfurt trade fair grounds during the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2007 with the Messeturm in the background
Hammering Man, a sculpture on the pavement leading to the trade fair grounds

Messe Frankfurt GmbH (literally "Frankfurt Trade Fair") is one of the world's largest trade fair companies with 537,000,000 Euros in sales and over 1,800 active employees. The group has a global network of 28 subsidiaries, five branch offices, and 52 international sales partners. Thus, Messe Frankfurt is present in over 150 countries to their customers. At more than 30 locations in the world events "made by Messe Frankfurt" take place. In 2012, Messe Frankfurt organised a total of 109 trade fairs, of which more than half took place outside Germany.

The company is in the public sector, the shareholders are the City of Frankfurt, with 60 percent and the State of Hesse with 40 percent. The Board of Management of Messe Frankfurt consists of Wolfgang Marzin, Detlef Braun, and Uwe Behm.


  • Frankfurt Trade Fair 1
    • Location and size 1.1
    • Exhibitions & Trade Fairs 1.2
    • Architecture 1.3
    • Accessibility 1.4
  • References 2
  • External links 3

Frankfurt Trade Fair

Location and size

Messe Frankfurt is the owner and operator of the Frankfurt Trade Fair grounds in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany. The exhibition grounds are located in the Bockenheim and Westend-Süd districts, close to the city centre. At 578,000 square metres and with ten exhibition halls, a central logistics centre and an attached convention centre, it is one of the world's largest trade

Exhibitions & Trade Fairs

Important fairs include:


The oldest building on the trade fair grounds is the Festhalle Frankfurt, a self-supporting dome structure made of steel and glass that was first opened to visitors on May 19, 1909.[6] During the 1980s most of the present-day halls were built. The newest buildings is hall 11, which was opened in 2009.


The Frankfurt Trade Fair grounds are located near the Bundesautobahn 5 and the Bundesautobahn 648. By public transport it can be reached easily via two train stations: With the S-Bahn lines S3, S4, S5, S6 (θ), with the U-Bahn line U4 and the tram lines 16 and 17 (Festhalle/Messe station).


  1. ^ Automotive Engineering Show website
  2. ^ Automechanika website
  3. ^ ACHEMA website
  4. ^
  5. ^ "HEIMTEXTIL 2014". Eventegg. 
  6. ^ messe Frankfurt website

External links

  • Frankfurt Trade Fair
  • International Sales Partner in Poland
  • Messe Frankfurt - Events 2012
  • European Top Trade Shows

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