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With highly flexible, state-of-the-art halls and congress and event locations, all with excellent connections, Messe Frankfurt is the partner of choice for event formats of all kinds.

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Did you know?

There are almost 900 trees on our exhibition grounds. Some are classified as exotics, such as the dawn redwood. It was considered extinct until 1941, when living specimens were discovered in China. Read more about Messe Frankfurt’s CSR acitivities in the UN Global Compact Communication on Progress 2017/18.


New ways in climate finance

Over 1,200 participants and 280 speakers attended Innovate4Climate in Kap Europa. The world's largest event for the carbon market and climate financing attracted government, multilateral, business, banking, and finance leaders. The organizer was highly satisfied with our location.


Cookery show in the Festhalle enters the Guinness Book of Records!

Steffen Henssler’s cookery show set a new spectator record on 12 May 2018 in the Festhalle Messe Frankfurt. With 6,512 in attendance Steffen Henssler set a new record for the most spectators ever for a live cookery show. 

LEA Award

Festhalle – winner of the PRG Live Entertainment Award (LEA) 2018

Messe Frankfurt’s Festhalle, the city’s largest multifunctional hall with capacity for 15,000 visitors, has been voted Hall of the Year 2017 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Benefits for organisers at Messe Frankfurt

  • Complete service for all your event needs: location, consulting, catering, equipment and logistics
  • Exhibition grounds with congress and event locations in the heart of the city
  • More than 10,000 hotel rooms and the Skyline Plaza shopping centre within walking distance
  • Suburban rail station in the middle of the grounds and underground and tram stations right outside
  • Passengers from 262 destinations in 100 countries around the world land in Frankfurt Airport, just a 15-minute drive away

Virtually unlimited combination options

Site map

366,000 square metres of hall area, 96,000 square metres of outdoor areas and more than 90 congress and conference halls are available. The Frankfurt exhibition grounds are a “city within a city”: 22 restaurants, up to 60 bars, cafés and food stands, 356 office rooms, three first-aid stations, more than 1.000 WiFi Access Points and a 24-hour Operation & Security Centre. All halls, the Festhalle, the Congress Center and the Forum are connected by the Via Mobile covered moving walkway.

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We are delighted that you have chosen our exhibition grounds as a venue for your event

Every year, Messe Frankfurt locations play host to around 260 events!

Our portfolio

The exhibition grounds are suitable for all kinds of events. Messe Frankfurt is the ideal service provider for 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.


Many prominent international trade fairs swear by our locations, prime examples being the International Motor Show (IAA Cars), 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). Why not benefit from Messe Frankfurt’s unique advantages as well? The central location of Frankfurt, the state-of-the-art infrastructure on the exhibition grounds and the wide and flexible range of services will all play their part in making your event a success.

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Organisers make full use of Messe Frankfurt’s variable locations and customised services for a wide cross-section of events such as scientific congresses, international association conferences, AGMs, product launches, staff events and sales conferences. The Congress Frankfurt team is at hand with extensive congress experience and a sure feel for organising complex events with minute attention to detail.

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Festhalle Event

Attractive consumer trade fairs such as Kreativ Welt, Land + Genuss, Trau Dich! and Babywelt benefit greatly from the ease of reaching the exhibition grounds via motorway or public transport. Organisers of jubilee celebrations, kick-off meetings and other elaborate company events appreciate the sheer variability and flexibility of Messe Frankfurt locations. Creative event ideas can be implemented without any limitations as regards space or technical feasibility.

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Messe Frankfurt’s Festhalle plays host to global stars as diverse as David Guetta and the Red Hot Chili Peppers and to a whole host of magicians and other performers. Major sporting events like an International Horse-Riding Tournament or the Mainova Frankfurt Marathon thrive on the special atmosphere under the Festhalle dome and have been true to the century-old venue for years.

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Guests at Messe Frankfurt

A selection of guest events being held in our locations in 2018


A strong service partner

Why not take advantage of our extensive event experience and let us look after your catering, stand construction, visitor or logistics service needs from a single source?

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