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Halls & Rooms

the ideal event location for your ideas

No matter whether a conference, a workshop, a seminar, a congress, a general meeting or a gala: The Convention Center Essen is the energy booster for your event. Thoughtful planning, excellent service and modular room concepts from very small to very large are awaiting you.

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East Foyer

The large glass foyer encompasses 2,000 m2 and is impressive with its distinctive canopy. Discover an unique, multifunctional event area for your needs here and subsequently go to the East Congress Center with seven new congress rooms.

Impressive architecture

  • Architectonically appealing foyer as an unusual event location
  • Weather-protected outdoor area under the stylish canopy
  • Newest presentation and sound technology

East Congress Center

The East Congress Center is directly connected to the glass foyer and, with seven new rooms and high-quality multimedia equipment, offers flexible rooms for a general meeting, a conference, a congress, a workshop or a company celebration.

Optimum combinability

  • Seven new rooms, perfect for seminars and conferences
  • Variable room sizes due to flexible combinations
  • Direct link to the Grugahalle and the fair halls
  • Ultramodern presentation and sound technology

Convention Hall

With 3,700 m2 and a ceiling height of eleven metres, the Convention Hall on the fair site offers an extensive area for events and exhibitions on a grand scale.

  • Direct connection to the glass foyer and Congress Center East
  • State-of-the-art ventilation/air conditioning technology
  • Simplified logistics thanks to several external gates
  • Adjoining open space usable


The versatile Grugahalle stands for top-class entertainment and can be transformed in many ways. Directly adjacent to the fair site and the Grugapark, the Grugahalle is regarded as a landmark of the city. In 2018, the Grugahalle also received the award for the Big Beautiful Building as a special post-war building.

Multipurpose hall with a tradition of success

  • Perfect for a gala, a concert or a show event
  • In addition, two conference rooms and a spacious foyer
  • Diverse stage variants for different types of events
  • Connection to the East Congress Center


Whether digital general meetings, web conferences, talk rounds or customer events - at STUDIO RUHR there are no limits to what you can do.

Digital & Hybrid

  • Three stages that can be used in parallel
  • Eight-meter wide green screen and a back wall that allows for custom backgrounds and the insertion of text, graphics and video.
  • Space for up to seven talkers - taking into account the applicable distance regulations
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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.