Global Competence in Furniture, Interiors and Design

Koelnmesse is the top international trade fair organiser for the themes of furnishing, home and living. At the Cologne trade fair venue, the leading trade fair imm cologne and the trade fair formats LivingKitchen, ORGATEC, spoga+gafa, interzum and Kind + Jugend are among the established, world-class industry meeting places. These trade fairs comprehensively cover the segments upholstered and cabinet furniture, kitchens, office furniture, outdoor living and the innovations of the furniture supply industry. In recent years, Koelnmesse has selectively expanded its portfolio to include international trade fairs in the world's most important booming markets. These include idd Shanghai, interzum bogotá in Bogotá, interzum guangzhou in Guangzhou and Pueri Expo in Sao Paulo. With ambista, the Internet portal of the furnishing industry network, Koelnmesse offers direct access to relevant products, contacts, expertise and events all year round.


Gerald Boese (Chairman)
Oliver Frese
Herbert Marner
Line of business
Trade fairs
Around 80 fairs, exhibitions, guest events and special events in Cologne and the most important markets worldwide
more than 840
International fair representations in over 100 countries
412.7 Million Euro (2019)


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Gerald Boese (Chairman of the Managing Board)

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Koelnmesse headquarters cologne

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Markus Majerus

Communications manager

+49 (221) 821-26 27