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The new foyer in the Convention Center

Room for your event ideas

As limitless as your visions: The new Convention Center Essen.

Would you like to offer a stage to a large circle of participants? Exhibiting trucks indoor as a presentation area? Carrying out workshops with small groups? Celebrating a big gala in the evening? Arranging a concert after a conference? Implementing extraordinary gastronomic concepts for your event?

The new Convention Center Essen makes all that and much more possible in one central location. An event hall, a large glass foyer, a fair hall and rooms with different numbers of spaces and in various sizes with car parks directly on the doorstep and hotels in all categories are the creative framework for your tailor-made event. And our team will support you from the outset so that your ideas will result in a perfect overall concept.

The overall package for your success

  • Diversity Of seminar rooms and conference halls as well as an event and fair hall and a light-flooded glass foyer. Bookable individually or as a whole
  • Size Event area up to 14,346 m2 usable
  • Flexible Up to 23 rooms for 15 to 6,500 participants
  • Short distances Within the event location as well as to the airport and the railway station
  • Eventful Surrounded by gastronomic and cultural offerings and relaxing green areas
Overview Map Eventlocation
Congress and conference halls from 15 to 1,358 people
Fair hall for exhibitions, roadshows and much more
2,000 m2 glass foyer with an airy and light atmosphere
Direct link to local public transport and Düsseldorf Airport
Staying overnight
9,000 beds in Essen
Ample car park directly opposite
Value added
The water garden for atmospheric events
The Grugahalle for up to 6,500 people
The Grugapark spa for private time-outs
Nature area
The Grugapark for relaxation in a green area
Proximity to the city
350 m to the ”Rü“ gastronomic mile and promenade

14.346 m2

Usable area


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World map of the event location in Germany

Optimally networked - Central at the heart of Europe

At the heart of the Ruhr metropolis Essen and nevertheless located in a green area with direct access to the Grugapark: The Convention Center Essen is convincing with an outstanding transport infrastructure and makes it possible for you to arrive comfortably by car, train or aeroplane.