Facts & Figures

  • State capital Stuttgart (50%)
  • State of Baden-Württemberg (50%)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the Stuttgart region (silent partner)
  • Chamber of Trade for the Stuttgart Region (silent partner)
  • Ulrich Kromer von Baerle (Management Representative)
  • Roland Bleinroth
Supervisory board
  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board: Michael Föll, First Deputy Mayor
  • Total number of members of the supervisory board: 13 
    5 seats each for the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg and the State Capital Stuttgart, 2 for the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of the Stuttgart Region, and 1 for the Chamber of Crafts of the Stuttgart Region
Business Units
  • M+A - Trade Fairs + Exhibitions
  • Stuttgart Trade Fair Services & Sales
  • MSI - Messe Stuttgart International
  • ICS International Congress Center Stuttgart / Guest Events
Trade fair grounds
  • 120,000 m² exhibition space divided into seven halls, each with 10,500 m² of hall space, a multifunctional trade fair and event hall with 26,800 m², hall 10 with 14,600 m² and a hall in the ICS International Congress Center Stuttgart with 4,900 m²
Total return (2017)
  • about 131 million Euro
Exhibitors (2017)
  • 22.711 exhibitors
Visitors (2017)
  • 1.280.000 visitors
Trade fairs (2017)
  • 57
  • 330


Messe Stuttgart is a member of the following associations and organisations of international trade fair business



AUMA - Association of the German Trade Fair Industry
FKM - Society for Voluntary Control of Trade Fair and Exhibition Statistics
ICCA - International Congress and Convention Association
IDFA - Community of Interests of German Trade Shows and Exhibition Towns
EVVC - European Association of Event Centres
GCB - German Convention Bureau e.V.