Five reasons to attend

Almost 18,000 trade visitors

More than 760 exhibitors

Around 450 presentations and interactive formats

Approx. 90% decision-makers on the spot

English programme for international visitors

Impressions of Zukunft Personal 2017

Videos of Zukunft Personal 2017

Keynote Speaker 2017

Future Talk

More than 450 high-quality presentations

Main Sponsors 2018

List of Exhibitors and Products


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Travel & Accommodation

Arrival by train

Due to its location in the center of Europe, Koelnmesse can be quickly reached by trains of Deutsche Bahn from many cities in Germany and abroad. In addition, the Köln Messe/Deutz station for high-speed trains is located directly next to the exhibition grounds.

Deutsche Bahn AG
Exhibition Station 'Köln-Deutz'
Service Number: +49 221 14-10

Departure from main station:

  • Commuter train 6, 11, 12 and 13 between 9.30 am - 19.00 pm every 10 minutes
  • Regional train (RB) to exhibition station 'Köln/Deutz'
  • Bus line 250 (route Solingen - Köln)
  • Bus line 260 (routr Remscheid - Köln)

Departure from Cologne-Bonn airport:

  • Regional train (RB) 8 towards Monchengladbach
  • Interurban train (S-Bahn) 13 to 'Kerpan/Horrem'
    7.00 am – 20.00 pm every 20 minutes

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Arrival by car

The exhibition site is directly connected to the motorway around Cologne. Simply follow the green signs. There are 14,500 parking spaces. Free shuttles will take you to the entrance south.  

Destination address:
Koelnmesse - Entrance South
Halle 2.1, 2.2, 3.1 und 3.2
Messeplatz 150679 Köln
Map of Koelnmesse   

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  • Ruhr area via A3
    at interchange 'Köln-Ost' on A4 towards 'Köln-Zentrum' to exit 'Koelnmesse'
  • Neuss/Krefeld via A3
    Turn left into 'Innere Kanalstraße'
    Across 'Zoobrücke' (bridge) to 'Koelnmesse'
  • Bremen/Ruhr area via A1
    Interchange Leverkusen on A3/4 towards Frankfurt/M

  • Frankfurt via A3
    Interchange Köln-Ost on A4 towards 'Köln-Zentrum' to exit 'Koelnmesse'

Exhibitors and suppliers

Important information :

Exhibitor car parks are adjacent to halls 2 and 3 with access via gate F (Barmer Straße). During set-up and dismantling all lorries over 3.5 t in weight will be directed via P22.

For up to date vehicle admisison please also have a look at the current traffic plan.

Set-up times:

08.09.2018     8.00 am - 10.00 pm

09.09.2018     8.00 am - 10.00 pm

10.09.2018     8.00 am - 8.00 pm

Dismantling times:

13.09.2018     6.00 pm - 10.00 pm

14.09.2018     8.00 am - 6.00 pm

Arrival by plane

Local traffic from airport Köln-Bonn:
Regional train (RB) 8 towards Monchengladbach or interurban train (S-Bahn) 13 to 'Kerpan/Horrem'
7.00 am – 20.00 pm every 20 minutes
Airport Köln-Bonn

Local traffic from airport Düsseldorf:
Bus connection between airport Dusseldorf and 'Koelnmesse': departure exhibition, bus station 'Osthallen': 9.00 am, 10.00 am, 15.00 pm and 18.00 pm.
Departure Dusseldorf to 'Koelnmesse': 10.30 am and 23.30 pm
Airport Düsseldorf


Phone: +49 221-2882
Taxi Stations: in front of the entrances and at station 'Köln/Deutz'.

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