With its 850-year history, the Leipziger Messe is one of the oldest and most prominent German trade fair companies. It hosts events in Leipzig and in various locations in Germany and abroad. As an organiser of trade fairs and congresses it ranks among the top 10 in Germany and among the top 50 worldwide. The company covers the entire spectrum of the event industry providing comprehensive services with its integrated event expertise.
The Leipzig exhibition grounds, with its Congress Center Leipzig (CCL), is one of the most modern exhibition grounds worldwide. It has a covered exhibition space totalling 111.300 m² and 70.000 m² of open area and is characterised by its powerful infrastructure. Every year there are approximately 40 specialised and general trade fairs, 100 congresses and a wide variety of corporate business events attracting more than 11,000 exhibitors and 1.2 million visitors from around the world. Leipziger Messe is the first German trade fair company to be certified according to Green Globe standards. The internationally acknowledged seal reinforces sustainability as a guiding theme for its business activities.
President and CEO
Year of establishment1991
Business activityTrade fairs, congresses, events