International trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Centres – 22 to 24 November 2016 at Koelnmesse

    Trade Fair

    PMRExpo will take place for the sixteenth time from 22 to 24 November 2016 in Cologne. Well-known companies of the industry represent themselves and present their newest products and solutions to the interested trade visitors annually at the international trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Centres. These are primarily the public safety authorities (e.g. police, fire, rescue services and THW), but also representatives of public transport, the energy industry, energy suppliers, waste disposal providers, municipal enterprises and industry, logistics, specialist stores and municipalities.

    The fifteenth PMRExpo offered an exhibition space of 3.660m² with 168 exhibitors and approximately 3.470 attendees.

    Welcome to PMRExpo 2016!


    Dear Visitors,
    Dear Exhibitors,

    As patron, I am once again delighted to welcome you to PMRExpo, the leading trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Centres. Well-known companies in the industry will be presenting their latest products and solutions to an interested specialist public representing security authorities, industry and the services sector.

    Use the wide range of formats to obtain and exchange information.


    I would like to wish you all a pleasant stay in Cologne, with many constructive meetings and every success.

    Ralf Jaeger - North Rhine-Westphalia Minister of the Interior and Local Government


    Dear Visitors,
    Dear Exhibitors,

    We have been supporting PMRExpo now for 16 years as its ideal sponsor. With the support of our advisory committee, we provide the competence which is vital for sustained success. That is what has made PMRExpo the leading contemporary European trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and control centres.

    PMRExpo is the central event of the year for all relevant parties. Suppliers and users of PMR solutions engage in dialogue, express their interests and shape the PMR market together. This is precisely the aim of our association. Would you too like to become more involved in future? Just speak to us! We will be happy to meet you on stand D11.

    I wish you all a successful PMRExpo 2016 and a pleasant stay in Cologne.


    Uwe Jakob - Managing Director, German Association for Professional Mobile Radio (PMeV)

    Tue, 22.11.2016
    Wed, 23.11.2016

    The PMR conference will put the emphasis on communication in crises and critical infrastructures.

    In the Offenbachsaal.

    Thur, 24.11.2016

    The range of subjects at the Congress on Control Centres during PMRExpo 2016 includes contributions which extend from up-to-date field reports to forward-looking trends.

    In the Offenbachsaal.

    Tue, 22.11.2016
    Wed, 23.11.2016
    Thur, 24.11.2016

    The Specialised Forums offer a wide range of detailed information for different target audiences.



    Technical partner

    The PMRExpo Team is equipped with wireless radio with friendly support of Hytera Mobilfunk GmbH.

    Impressions 2015

    PMRExpo 2015 Review


    Opening hours

    22 November 2016      10:00 to 18:00 hrs

    23 November 2016        9:00 to 18:00 hrs

    24 November 2016        9:00 to 15:30 hrs


    PMRExpo will take place at Koelnmesse.

    Hall 10.2 / Congress Centre East
    Deutz-Mülheimer Strasse 35
    50679 Cologne


    The Stadt Köln is raising a cultural tax of 5% of the room rate, which has to be paid at the hotel. Business travelers who fill out and present the official forms and employer document at the hotel are exempted from payment. 

    Here you can find details and official forms to cultural tax (German)

    Partner hotels and accommodation can be found through the following link

    Travelling by car / parking

    The Cologne beltway (A1, A4 and A3 motorways) brings you directly to the exhibition grounds. Follow the green “Koelnmesse” signs. Depending on your navigation system, you can enter "Messeplatz 1", "Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße" or "Barmer Straße".

    There are about 14,500 parking spaces available all around the exhibition grounds. In the exhibition area, our modern traffic management system will guide you to the respective parking spaces.

    Please note that the Cologne city centre has been declared a low-emission zone on the 1st January 2008, meaning only vehicles of emission groups 2 to 4 with an according sticker may enter. However, the exhibition grounds are easily accessible without a sticker. Check out the map here.

    Travelling by plane

    Cologne Bonn Airport can be reached by plane from major European cities such as Berlin, Paris, Prague, London, Munich, Milan and Zurich.

    From the airport, the exhibition grounds can be reached quickly and directly by ICE high-speed trains. Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Brussels airports are also connected to the ICE network. In addition, you can use the S13 train. Travelling by taxi will take about 15 minutes. If you arrive at Düsseldorf airport, the taxi ride will take about 35 minutes.

    Here you can find flight schedules at Cologne Bonn

    Here you can find flight schedules at Düsseldorf International


    Travelling by bus and train

    Thanks to its central location, Cologne and Koelnmesse can be reached quickly by train. The ICE station Köln Messe/Deutz is located adjacent to the exhibition grounds.

    For further information and train schedules visit: Public transport will conveniently take you to the most important destinations, such as hotels and restaurants in town. For further information, please contact KVB (Cologne public transport providers) at, and, if you are arriving from the surrounding region, Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg (Rhein-Sieg transport association) at

    As organiser of the event, EW Medien und Kongresse offers you special train fares to PMRExpo in cooperation with Deutsche Bahn. When travelling to PMRExpo, you can use the cheaper Deutsche Bahn “Veranstaltungsticket” (event ticket). You can find more detailed information on our main website (only in German) under the heading “Veranstaltungen”. This offer can be booked via the hotline 0049 (0) 18 06-31 11 53 using the prompt EW Medien (calls made from a Deutsche Telekom AG landline are charged at 20ct/min. and the hotline is live Monday to Saturday from 7a.m. - 10p.m.). The ticket is available for train journeys within Germany only. If you have any questions, please contact the above mentioned hotline.


    Bundesverband Professioneller Mobilfunk e.V. (PMeV), which has its registered office in Berlin, is an association of leading suppliers and users of communications systems for mobile professional use... Its members are manufacturers, system vendors, application integration companies, network operators and users. PMeV's objective is to develop the professional mobile radio market in Germany still further. For this purpose, and as the leading centre of excellence in the field of professional mobile radio, it is offering a forum for a neutral, cooperative dialogue with market partners, politicians, authorities and institutions, independent of manufacturers.