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Claus-Peter Regiani Becomes a New Senior Vice President at Messe Essen

Messe Essen has made a new appointment in a managerial position: Claus-Peter Regiani has been the Senior Vice President for Business Division I since February 10, 2014.


Messe Essen Will Extend Its Programme With a Flood Protection Event

acqua alta Will Open on November 18 and 19, 2014 as a Congress with an Exhibition. Messe Essen is Planning Its Continuation as a Trade Fair with a Congress in a Biennial Rhythm.


The Recipe for Success is Called Practice: 50th International Practice Enterprises Fair at Messe Essen in November

Messe Essen will play host to the 50th International Practice Enterprises Fair of Zentralstelle des deutschen ÜbungsFirmenRings (ZÜF - "Central Office of the German Practice Enterprises Ring"). On November 18 20, 2014, around 300 exhibitors from up to 40 countries on all continents will present their products and services.


Information of the management board of MESSE ESSEN GmbH

As you are undoubtedly already aware, we were unable to win last Sunday’s local referendum on the issue of modernising the trade fair grounds at a cost of 123 million euros.

With an extremely narrow winning margin of just 0.8 per cent, those who initiated the call for a vote ultimately prevailed. The turnout was exceedingly high, which, if nothing else, reflects the broad support we received from the business community in Essen, the trade unions, the political parties, but also the population in recent weeks.


Galactic Star Wars Celebration Europe: MESSE ESSEN taken over by more than 20,000 Stars Wars fans

Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, storm troopers, Chewbacca, Princess Leia or Yoda were only a few of the many costumes in which fans of the legendary fantasy films travelled to the Star Wars Celebration Europe at MESSE ESSEN from around the world. The fun was shared by more than 20,000 visitors. On three days, from 26 to 28 July 2013, they were given a chance to get close to their great idols in cinema shows, workshops and discussions, and to have their photos taken in front of famous film sets.


Top Organisers Convened at Messe Essen

The people from the German event sector were guests in the Congress Center Essen on June 10 and 11: Over 100 representatives of leading marketing organisations, congress centres, conference hotels, event agencies and professional congress organisers congregated in order to exchange ideas with each other. The occasion was the members' meeting of GCB German Convention Bureau e.V., the umbrella organisation for the German conference and congress sector. With the event, Messe Essen and its Congress Center Essen / Grugahalle division are consolidating their reputation as a location for high-ranking congresses and events.


ESSEN MOTOR SHOW Wins "Tacken 2013" Marketing Prize

The ESSEN MOTOR SHOW has been distinguished with the "Tacken 2013" marketing prize in gold. Marketing-Club Essen honoured the successful relaunch of the automobile fair with this award.

Mein WOCHENMARKT Will Move to Messe Essen

Trade Fair and Forum for Mobile Trading on August 25, 2013

The trade fair for mobile trading "Mein WOCHENMARKT" ("My Weekly Market") will come to Essen: At Messe Essen on August 25, 2013, producers, weekly market traders and organisers of weekly markets will be able to obtain information about the newest products and services for everything to do with the weekly market. The spectrum offered by ancillary suppliers, producers and the trade will be widespread: From transport vehicles and trailers via scales and cash register systems right up to packaging materials and marketing solutions, trade visitors will find everything for the daily market business.

Star Wars Celebration in Germany for the first time at Messe Essen between July 26th – 28th 2013

Star Wars fans all over Europe are anxiously awaiting July 26th 2013. This is when Star Wars Celebration Europe will come to Germany for the first time in its history. An intergalactic event which includes actors, costumed characters and collectibles from a 36 year history is awaiting all fans of the legendary film saga at the Messe Essen between July 26th – 28th 2013. There will be something exiting not only for fans of the movies, but also for fans of the animated series “Star Wars:The Clone Wars” as well as for passionate collectors and all who want to go on an intergalactic journey.

The Planning Competition for Lead Planners for Strengthening Messe Essen Has Been Concluded Successfully

First Prize Went to slapa oberholz pszczulny | architekten GbR from Düsseldorf

The planning competition for strengthening Messe Essen has been decided. The first prize endowed with Euro 129,000 is going to the team of lead planners from slapa oberholz pszczulny | architekten GbR from Düsseldorf under the leadership of Helmut Oberholz. The jury with high-ranking members was chaired by the renowned Cologne architect Kaspar Kraemer, made its unanimous decision on October 23, 2012 and recommended the prize-winning work for implementation.

Fair and congress DCONex 2014 for the first time concurrent with the DEUBAUKOM

The DCONex, the unique integrative special fair relating to hazardous substances management and remediation of contaminated sites is being held for the first time in combination with the DEUBAUKOM in Essen from 15 to 17 January 2014. Important topics of the DCONex are the remediation of buildings and the reactivation of wasteland and contaminated sites.

New traffic guidance system at Messe Essen

Precision in the field of logistics: targeted time slot control optimises traffic conditions Truck queues, jostling and discussions at the entrance gates to Messe Essen are largely a thing of the past. A new traffic guidance system ensures orderly traffic conditions on the stand construction and dismantling days at the fair.

The new traffic control system is one of the most modern in the German fair landscape.

BIG BIKE EUROPE – Premiere 2013 in Essen

In May 2013 Messe Essen will become the centre of attention for the European motorcycle industry with the launch of BIG BIKE EUROPE, the International Headquarters Expo for the European Parts, Accessory, Workshop, Performance, Custom and Tuning Industry.

Essen City Council Gives the Green Light to the Modernisation of the Fair Site

At its meeting yesterday, Essen City Council adopted a comprehensive restructuring package for Messe Essen GmbH. In essence, the council's resolution will ensure the financing basis for a complex modernisation programme.


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