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Messe Essen

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Well laid out exhibition area

Located about 10 minutes away from the Main Railway Station, 4 stops on the U Bahn. Great place and... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Essen Spiel 2017

This was my first time at the worlds largest games convention which is an annual event held at... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Craig D
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Norbertstr, Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 72440
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Was present during Essen Security 2018. Halls are good, organisation and content also good. Catering however was very bad. Understaffed, badly trained, badly managed, power cut during lunch service, no cutlery for at least 2 hours. Needs some attention!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Located about 10 minutes away from the Main Railway Station, 4 stops on the U Bahn. Great place and some nice eateries in the neighbourhood.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

A normal person could not read the map in the catalogue. At Saturday there was another fair. This caused an big row at the womans toilet. The cash bank was closed.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This was my first time at the worlds largest games convention which is an annual event held at Messe Essen in October. I stayed in the centre of Essen and it only takes 10 minutes to get to Messe Essen from the city on the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

I visited the Messe Essen to attend in a conference. The food was good and the access by car was very convenient except for the traffic jam in the adjacent area.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank PanosVS
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Messe Essen is a nice fairground in that one does not have to go outside to change between the halls. There are lockers for luggage, but these are difficult for you to find. Food and beverage I found to be overpriced. As an exhibitor, out...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MrWarrenM
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Visited for the classic car show after a friend told us it was the best in Europe but we found it no different to the one in the UK. The location and event hall however, were excellent and very clean and organised...especially the park &...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Fair we visit since many, many years. A MUST for all horse lovers. Everything around the horse and a nice show.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank baloghi2017
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The employees were friendly and helpful from the first day to the last day of the event. Even though I don't speak German at all!. Danke!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I attended Messe for the Spiel games fair which I have done for the last two years and the event itself was excellent. A must if you like board games etc. The food provided in Messe was reasonably priced. But the big problem especially for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nick C
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