Dmexco 2024

Koeln Messe , Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 1
Cologne (DE)

Dmexco: the trade show

Dmexco is the global business and innovation platform of the digital economy. It sets the digital agenda and acts as the driver of ideas and growth for national and international business through direct business deals, valuable new contacts, inspiring insights, and the evaluation of business ideas. dmexco stands for “Pure Business,” brings together the key market participants from all over the world, and presents the most promising strategies, solutions, and trends from the field of marketing communications and technology. dmexco — the world’s leading trade fair and conference of the digital economy.

The Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (German Association for the Digital Economy — BVDW) is the owner of the dmexco brand. With special assistance from the Circle of Online Marketers (OVK), the BVDW is also the conceptual and professional sponsor of the trade fair and conference. dmexco is organised by Koelnmesse.

Dmexco editions

Dmexco 2024 From to Koeln Messe
Dmexco 2023 From to Koeln Messe
Dmexco 2022 From to Koeln Messe
Dmexco 2021 From to Koeln Messe

Dmexco: A must-attend event for the digital industry

Dmexco is an international exposition and innovation platform of the digital industry, that takes places on September 13 & 14, 2017 in Cologne, Germany. As a combination of a trade fair and a conference, Dmexco is focused on marketing, advertising, technology, media and offers a large selection of economic trends, product innovations, creative strategies and business opportunities.

Here's a look at what Dmexco brings us for this edition.

Give us some reasons why we can't miss to visit DMEXCO 2017

The best reasons you have to visit Dmexco are: the event has 6 expo halls with more than 1,050+ national and international brands; 17 conference stages inclusive Congress Hall, Debate Hall, Experience Hall and Motion Hall.

570+ Top Speakers and 250+ hours conference program with the most outstanding themes; great demos, showcases, and live acts; extended Start-up Village with top pitches and various stages Expo Specials as the World of Experience, the Video Content Area, the Blogger and Influencer Lounge, the

Expo Specials as the World of Experience, the Video Content Area, the Blogger and Influencer Lounge, the Girls’ Lounge and the TV Studio; new planning tools in the Dmexco app and on the Dmexco website.

Finally, entertainment with Dmexco Party, stand parties and even more evening events.

What are the latest trends in the digital economy we will find at Dmexco?

The latest trends you will find in Dmexco are: Digital transformation, Internet of Things, automation, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, video, addressable tv, programmatic, connected cars and voice technology.

What novelties have you prepared for this 2017 edition?

The World of Experience as a central innovation hub for marketing communication and marketing technology. Furthermore, there will be more space thanks to a sixth expo hall for the very first time and an expanded Start-up Village.

There will be three entrances for visitors for better access (free Travel Ticket is valid for public transport operated by the Rhein-Sieg Transport Authority, VRS).

Could you recommend us some speakers or conferences?

It all depends on what interests you most. On the Congress Hall with trendsetting keynote speeches, interviews, and panel discussions. Meanwhile, Debate Hall will thrill you - with its dynamism and impressive arena setting, and because it takes you close to the action.

On the Motion Hall stage, the leading video producers will present their latest productions. And in the Experience Hall, the focus is on consumers and their connected new world.

What are the advantages of exhibiting at Dmexco?

Business First: 88% of the visitors to Dmexco have a say in the procurement of media services. More than 1,050 companies from all over the world — market leaders, global players, and future-oriented start-ups — will be presenting themselves at Dmexco.

Over 50,000 expected decision-makers from the marketing, technology, creative, and media sectors make use of Dmexco as a business and information platform.

A wide variety of focused topics: Dmexco offers everything from ad serving and ad trading to e-commerce, in-game advertising, multichannel marketing, and mobile to online marketing, as well as social, targeting, and moving-image advertising.

Dmexco is more than an expo: You will have the opportunity of showing your best innovations, technologies, and trends on the stage in one of the eight conference formats. As an exhibitor, you can also make use of the exclusive sponsoring and advertising opportunities and other high-quality services offered by Dmexco.

What is the visitor's profile?

Dmexco visitors are large national and international decision-makers from the marketing, technology, creative, and media sectors.

More info on the official website.

Lastly, can you give us some participation results from the last edition (Dmexco 2016)?

Dmexco attracts more brands, agencies, media and tech players from the industry than any other trade show – in 2016 Dmexco welcomed 50,700 visitors from 100+ countries.




Exhibitors at DMEXCO have a strong influence over the sector

DMEXCO is an international exposition and conference for the digital industry. It has the number one spot for the industry to meet. Anywhere from marketers, to publishers and advertisers and many more guests and exhibitors come from all over world to profit from this infamous trade show.

Dmexco Exhibit Design

The 31,000 trade professionals are provided with an over 200 hour conferences program what is hosted by 470 international speakers. If you are thinking of being an exhibitor here, contact us with your stand needs and our specialists will give you the best ones to choose from. Exhibitors expose themselves as having a strong influence over the sector, the fair does wonders with focusing on the current challenges and concerns of Digital Age.

Being free for all trade professionals, it is divided into six areas: congress hall, debate hall, seminars, speakers' corner, work labs and start-up village. Don't miss out on this important trade show for the industry. It will give you a lot to talk about and you will be able to see your company grow right away.

Dmexco 2015, the global digital industry under the same roof!

All important brands and leading companies of the global industry will be presenting their latest digital solutions, technologies, visions and innovations at the dmexco on September 16 and 17.

The aim of dmexco 2015 is to offer all companies and partners the best possible strategies and approaches to solutions as we enter a new digital era. On the stage, in the halls, at the stands, and during a multitude of conversations, dmexco connects theory and practice. Forward-looking visions and innovations will be transformed at dmexco into concrete strategies and real-life business.

Dmexco Exhibition Area

What are the novelties of the next edition?

At dmexco's 2015 edition you will find some novelties, as well as a greater participation of exhibitors, speakers and brands and more professional assistance.

  • Marketing Leadership Day - Enjoy about a full immersive and interactive-day experience for regional and international marketing professional who are looking for new impacts in a fast changing sector like marketing.

  • 4th expo hall - to comprises all the exhibitors and activities that will take place: congress hall, debate hall, seminars, speakers' corners, work labs, speaker desk, ...

Congress Hall In Dmexco 2015 Cologne

3 reasons to visit Dmexco

  • Numbers and figures talk about themselves: 6 stages, more than 500 international top speakers, more than 200 hours programme as well as the presence of more than 880 exhibitors and the coverage of more than 600 journalists from the international trade press.
  • A great conference program with the Speaker Congress hall and the Debate Hall with the presence of leading brands and professionals in the field of marketing and all its applications.
  • Relevant brands as exhibitors - on the official site you can find all the exhibitors and brands by name or by category.

Exhibit At Dmexco 2015+

What I have to know to exhibit in Cologne (some specific rules in venues, taxes...)?

On the official site you will find all the specifications and rules to exhibit at dmexco: conditions of participation and technical guidelines with relevant information about the the construction and dismantling times, prices, etc.

In addition, the show has become the perfect platform for the industry to explore, collaborate and create new ways to bring together mobile technologies, e-commerce and social networking with customers from all around the world.

Stand Builders In Cologne

Benefits to exhibit here?

Dmexco offers the largest overview of the latest trends, growth strategies, product innovations and creative diversity of the digital environment, so if you want to stay ahead with the competence of the entire digital business, this is a must attend expo.

What is the visitors profile?

The visitors for dmexco comes from many different industries, but the main ones are:

  • Digital marketing
  • Creative/Advertising/Media full-service agencies
  • Media & information
  • ITC/Consumer Electronics
  • Retailers wholesalers/Mail order industry
  • Financial services/Insurance industry/Business consultancy
  • Consumer goods/Luxury items
  • Tourst trade/Hotel and catering industry
  • Food & beverage industry
  • Others...

Dmexco Congress Area 2015 In Cologne

Some participation results from the last edition

  • 807 exhibitors
  • 31.900 trade visitors from 84 countries
  • 25% international trade visitors
  • 75% national trade visitors
  • 701.000 sq ft expo surface
  • 470+ international top-speakers
  • 6 platforms: congress hall, debate hall, seminars, speaker's corner, work labs & start-up village

Welcome To Dmexco 2015