Your event – quick and easy to reach.

Make central Germany the centre of your next event. We offer the space for your visions to become reality.

Messe Erfurt combines the historic beauty of Erfurt with state-of-the-art technical equipment and flexibly configurable interior space.

We create a unique and impressive setting for your events that is easily accessible from all over Germany and gives you the support of our committed team of professionals, who are dedicated to your satisfaction.

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Whether congress, trade fair or corporate event - we are your event location in the heart of Germany

Discover the unique advantages of the event location in Erfurt. Centrally located in the heart of Germany, we not only offer maximum accessibility, but also tailor-made solutions. Our location impresses with 25,070 square meters of indoor space, from freely configurable rooms to full service. We master every challenge flexibly with individual solutions. Benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and design rooms according to your ideas. With 21,600 square meters of outdoor space, we offer room for events and space for creative ideas. Whether conference, trade fair or corporate event - the event location adapts and remains flexible. Experience events on a new level - unique, tailor-made, successful.


Located in the middle of Germany.
From freely configurable to full service.
With individual solutions for every challenge.
It's in Erfurt
Benefit from state-of-the-art equipment.
Great indoor space
With a covered area of 25,070 sqm.
Open air
With 21,600 sqm of outdoor space.
Design the areas according to your needs.

We have your solution!


Whether live and face to face or online – we have the options.

Whether you’re conferencing live and face to face, connecting your participants online, or considering a mix of the two – with our team and technical equipment, we can adapt your meeting or conference flexibly to your needs. For us, maximum flexibility also means that we are not affected by external circumstances and can assure you that the event can be held in various ways.

Exhibition Hall 1 has an event area of 5,600 m2 and offers space for up to 5,172 seats. The adjacent CongressCenter has 12 rooms and can accommodate up to 726 participants. In total, CongressCenter Erfurt and Exhibition Hall 1 offer space for up to 7,500 visitors in a total area of 8,000 m2.

Through a variety of room concepts, the conference rooms can be optimally adapted to any event size and offer a clear, unobtrusive interior architecture, state-of-the-art event technology and top service - the ideal setting for face-to-face events.

More and more, participants and guests expect modern, digital complements to a meeting or conference. We expand events in space and time, adding digital features to your live meeting or congress.

Thanks to our mobile streaming studio DigitHall, we can stream to the world from anywhere on the exhibition grounds. As a result, your participants can join in face to face or in the digital world, whether for a meeting, conference or workshop.

Thanks to the flexibility of the DigitHall mobile streaming studio, you can stream your event all over the world.

With a clear focus on digital presentations and interactions, we make seamless online participation possible for your event. Whether it’s a conference, training, or virtual trade show, our digital solutions provide a seamless experience for remote participants.

Looking for a central event location? It’s in Erfurt!

Located in the heart of Central Germany, Erfurt has excellent transport connections.

Erfurt-Weimar Airport (about 10 kilometres from Messe Erfurt) facilitates international arrivals. At the same time, Erfurt Main Station (Hauptbahnhof) – a hub of the ICE network – makes it easy to arrive by train. Tram line 2 takes visitors directly from the city centre to the exhibition site.

The motorway connections are also excellent: you can reach Erfurt from any direction via the A4, A71 or A73. Messe Erfurt is located immediately adjacent to the Erfurt West exit of the A4 motorway.

Erfurt has a multitude of hotels and accommodations that cover a wide range of budgets and needs.

From luxury hotels to smaller boutique hotels – the city has a wide range of accommodation options to provide comfortable accommodation for organisers and attendees.

Erfurt, state capital of Thuringia, has a fascinating and diverse culture. With its picturesque old town, numerous historical monuments and a vibrant art and music scene, the city offers numerous opportunities for
unique and memorable experiences.

In addition, Erfurt offers a variety of cultural facilities for your accompanying events. In addition to cultural locations, such as the captivating Erfurt Theatre, which offers a unique stage program, and the fascinating Petersberg cultural quarter, which features a varied mix of art and history, the high density of restaurants around Erfurt’s Anger boulevard also offers culinary delights from traditional Thuringian cuisine to international delicacies.

Whether you are looking for historic places, a lively art scene or unique venues, Erfurt offers an impressive variety and ensures that your event will be an unforgettable experience.

Get in touch

Give us a call at any time or write to us:

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Your contact
Antje Kreuger
Project Manager Sales
Phone: +49 361 400-1510

See how satisfied our customers from across Germany are:


Wir haben versucht das Messe-Team Erfurt an die Grenzen zu bringen: 6.000 Campende, Großveranstaltung mit über 10.000 Menschen, Seminare, Ausstellungshalle, ... Wir haben es nicht geschafft. Das CHRISTIVAL22 war ein voller Erfolg. Dank dem aufopfernden und kompetenten Einsatz des Messe-Erfurt Teams!

Chris Pahl - Projektleiter und Geschäftsführer CHRISTIVAL22

A GREAT Customer Event

The Messe team provided us with outstanding professional support with both preparing and hosting the event, making it an unforgettable experience. Many thanks, too, to the on-site staff, who were friendly and customer-focused at all times.

Franziska Stoll - Will B. Great GmbH

GREAT Service, Great Location!

We were completely satisfied with the Congress Center. The premises are bright and well-equipped and enabled us to deliver a varied programme. The staff are very friendly and helpful and made sure our event went off without a hitch.

Theresa Güldenring - Engagement Global gGmbH

Our GO - To VENUE!

We have been using Messe Erfurt for our yearly kick-off event for over 20 years. The Congress Center Erfurt has a contemporary ambience and is the ideal venue for our in-person seminar, a simultaneous live stream and the accompanying trade exhibition.

Berit Lütz - Steuerakademie Thüringen e.V.

Further information and frequently asked questions

Messe Erfurt is located in the heart of Central Germany and is therefore easily accessible from all over Germany. With our versatile event spaces and rooms, we customise your event according to your requirements. We are not just a trade-fair location - you can also host meetings, conventions, road shows, concerts or corporate events. We also have many years of experience in organizing and implementing events.

As a venue, Erfurt offers an ideal combination of geographical location, good transport infrastructure, diverse venues and a strong economic environment. The central location makes it easier for participants and exhibitors from different regions to reach. The well-developed transport infrastructure makes it easy to reach by car, train or plane. In addition, Central Germany is known as an economic centre, which provides additional opportunities for networking, business contacts and synergies.

As an organizer, you can expect a comprehensive range of services. These include: Advice and support in the planning and organisation of your event, technical equipment, stand and room design, marketing and advertising, catering services and logistics support. Messe Erfurt’s experienced team is on hand to ensure that your event meets your requirements and is a complete success.

We look forward to seeing you! For more information and booking, please contact Antje Kreuger, either on +49 (0)361 400-1510 or at

Depending on the event, there may be specific requirements, safety regulations, technical specifications or guidelines to ensure a successful and smooth implementation of your event. We will support you with our experience and competence to take the right measures for your event. Feel free to contact us.

The exhibition site offers a total of around 36,000 m2 of exhibition space, which is divided into various halls and rooms. The exact capacity depends on the type of event, the seating and the room configuration. The areas can be individually configured according to your wishes. Please feel free to contact us.

We are proud of our modern lighting and sound technology, high-speed internet access, video and projection systems, electronic signage, IT infrastructure and much more. Our experienced technical team is at your disposal to help optimise the use of the technical facilities and to ensure the smooth technical execution of your event.

We are also happy to take care of physical well-being: We offer a variety of gastronomic options, including restaurants, bistros, cafés and snack bars that can be open during events. Our exclusive caterer, CCS GmbH, will be happy to prepare an offer for your individual culinary services.

There are various parking lots around the exhibition grounds available for visitors and exhibitors. There is a total of 3,500 visitor parking spaces at the exhibition centre.

We attach great importance to safety and the smooth running of events. As an organiser, you can take advantage of our qualified security personnel, state-of-the-art security technology, evacuation and emergency plans, fire-safety precautions and traffic safety measures. These measures are regularly reviewed and adjusted to meet the highest safety standards and to create a safe environment for all participants.

Sustainability is one of our major principles. We can look back on many years of involvement in regional environmental initiatives and are internationally certified by Green Globe. This ensures that trade shows, conferences, concerts and events are held in a way that conserves resources. Our entire understanding of sustainable event management can be found in our sustainability management report:

Messe Erfurt Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement-Bericht_2021 [in German]



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