The Messe Essen is one of the largest exhibition centres of its kind in Germany. Every year, the centre plays host to more than 50 individual trade fairs, conferences, concerts and sporting events, welcoming more than 1.4 million visitors annually.
Unlike other exhibition centres across Germany and Europe, Messe Essen and Grugahalle arena is surprisingly central to the city itself. You won’t have to endure long trips to and from the exhibition centre to make your event each day.
Just a short stroll from the trade fair grounds you’ll find several U-Bahn stations with underground connections around the city, and a non-stop bus service connecting the exhibition grounds with the city and surrounding areas at large.
Ideal if you want to get out and explore of the area once your event’s done for the day, or want to stay on for longer and make the most of your trip to one of Germany’s most celebrated cities.
From industrial exhibitions to pop concerts, there’s events catered to everyone, but finding a decent hotel to lay your head down for the night after a busy day at the exhibition centre can be a challenge if you’ve left it until the last minute to book.
Most hotels in the vicinity cater to business travellers and those in town exclusively for an event, so if are you in town for work, you can look forward to all the extras that’ll help make working away from the usual office seamless and straightforward. Book early for the best rates and availability at the best hotels near Messe Essen in Germany.
From fast WiFi connections in every room, to congress rooms for meetings and presentations, you’ll find everything you need to keep on top of a busy to-do list.
Essen Messe— Messe Essen hosts more than 50 different fairs and exhibitions. The fair venue Exhibition Center Essen provides around 110,000 m2 of exhibition area, with around 20,000 m2 of indoor area and around 19 halls.
The Grugahalle indoor arena complex hosts different sporting events, music concerts and other meetings and events.
Address Messe Essen : Norbertstrasse 2, D – 45131 Essen, Germany
Location — The city of Essen lies in the heart of North Rhine-Westphalia. Messe Essen Exhibition Centre is located south of the city center.
Air Connections — Essen is served by Düsseldorf International Airport, 20 minutes away by car from the Essen fair grounds.