The city of Erfurt

Attractive business location and breath-taking scenery

The Thuringian state capital of Erfurt does not only offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy numerous sights, such as the Krämerbrücke, the Mariendom or the beautiful old town. Thanks to its location in the heart of Germany, it has also become an economic driving force. Regardless of whether you come to Messe Erfurt as a visitor, organiser or exhibitor, the city of Erfurt provides you with many more ways to enjoy your time here in addition to your event.

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In the midst of the dreamy medieval scenery of Erfurt

Let yourself be swept away by Erfurt's historic architecture and magical narrow streets. Marvel at the most important and oldest church building in the city, Dom St. Marienden, as well as the longest bridge which has been continuously built and inhabited in Europe, the Krämerbrücke.

Experience somewhere new and explore an exciting mixture of a medieval vibe paired with modern freethinking.

Successful business location

The region surrounding Erfurt has established itself as an excellent business location. Primarily logistics companies and companies in the information technology, biotechnology and optoelectronics sectors have taken advantage of the outstanding location. Companies from the mechanical engineering and automotive supply and plastics industries are also very important. As the state capital of Thuringia, Erfurt is home to numerous authorities, ministries and the Federal Labour Court.

Erfurt in figures

  • 140.000 people in employment
  • 14.000 companies from various industries
  • 14 industrial parks in and around Erfurt

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Dear visitors,

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