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Cologne, Germany

Venues for Group Events

Cologne offers 165 event venues with approximately 1,000 meeting and event rooms as well as about 300 hotels with approximately 32,000 beds for all meeting and event participants.

Congress‑Centrum Koelnmesse

19,500 seating capacity

Hardly any other convention and conference venue in Germany offers so many rooms of different sizes that can be adapted according to the objectives of your event. The Congress‑Centrum Koelnmesse has a total seating capacity of 19,500 as well as 284,000 sqm/3,057,260 sqft of exhibition space for accompanying exhibitions and company presentations and is easy to reach via all methods of transport. Ten motorways lead straight to the fairgrounds, which are also adjacent to the Köln Messe/Deutz ICE train station. The covered boulevard connects the Congress Center East with the Congress Center North. From this boulevard there is also direct access to event hall 9, which has space for up to 9,600 people.

Gürzenich Köln

1,100 seating capacity

The prestigious venue in the heart of Cologne – the city’s “parlor” has six halls and conference rooms as well as two spacious foyers and space for up to 3,000 people. Opened in the year 1447 and renovated in 1997, Gürzenich Köln is a harmonious blend of historic architectural styles, the latest event technology and the ultimate in event culture. A worthy setting for stylish celebrations, conferences and social events. The people of Cologne love “their Gürzenich”. Event organizers and their guests will find out why.


400 seating capacity

Literally towering possibilities for all kinds of events are offered by KölnSKY, the one‑of‑a‑kind event space which is surrounded by panoramic windows on the top two floors of the Triangle Tower. A breathtaking event is guaranteed from a height of 100 meters, right across from the Cathedral, located directly on the Rhine with a view of the entire city, the Bergisches Land and the Eifel. A large glass hall, a large ballroom that can be partitioned and smaller conference rooms complete our offer.