On the other bank of the Rhine, directly opposite the Cathedral, the Old Town and the main railway station, is one of the world´s largest exhibition centers.
In Koelnmesse´s Congress Center over 2,000 events are held annually. It is thus one of the largest in any of Germany´s trade fair cities. With the new Congress Center North and the Congress Center East, two fully-equipped congress centres are available within easy reach of each other, complete with ballrooms, meeting rooms, conference rooms and restaurants.
The trade fair company has a gross exhibition space of over 286,000 square meters.