Koelnmesse is the number one exhibition centre for about 25 sectors, for which the company organises the world’s leading trade fairs. Koelnmesse’s key areas of expertise are “Global Competence in Food”, with trade fairs such as Anuga and ISM, “Global Competence in Furniture, Interiors and Design”, with imm cologne and ORGATEC, for example, and “Digital Media, Entertainment and Mobility”, which addresses important future-oriented themes at events such as gamescom, photokina and dmexco. Every year, Koelnmesse organises and manages around 80 trade fairs, exhibitions, guest events and special events in Cologne and in the most important markets worldwide. Approximately 3 million visitors from 210 countries and more than 50,000 exhibiting companies from 128 countries regularly take part in the events. The Cologne exhibition centre – with its 284,000 m² of exhibition space the sixth largest facility of its kind in the world – is just a stone’s throw away from the centre of Cologne and has excellent connections to the German and international transport networks. The company’s trade fairs are among the most internationally diverse in the world: On average, 70 percent of exhibitors and more than 40 percent of visitors coming from abroad.