International trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Rooms – 27 to 29 November 2018 at Koelnmesse

    Review 2017

    Around 225 exhibitors have showcased themselves across an area of about 4,400 m², to introduce their products and services. Over the past few years, PMRExpo has been established itself as the leading European trade fair for Professional Mobile Radio and Control Rooms. About 4,300 visitors came to be part of the 17th PMRExpo from 28 to 30 November 2017. The international participation increase grew up to 73 international exhibitors.

    The international trade exhibition has been complemented by an extensive programme of talks and presentations on core specialist themes. These include the PMR Conference, the Congress on Control Centres, a special conference for utility companies and a daily changing range of expert forums. The two-day PMRExpo Career Programme for students and young professionals has also been expanded even further this year and enabled direct contact between young professionals and the PMR sector.

    To our media partners, partners and sponsors for their support, our exhibitors for their contribution to the trade fair, the sponsors of the PMRExpo Career initiative for their commitment, our speakers and chairmen for their contribution, our visitors for their curiosity and for attending!

    The PMRExpo Team

    Tue, 27.11.2018
    Wed, 28.11.2018

    The PMR Conference with talks and lectures on secure communication for professional users offers visitors a wide choice of topics: IT-Security relating to PMR, Critical infrastructures – Telemetry in the smart grid and much more.

    Thur, 29.11.2018

    The Congress on Control Centres offers a diverse programme of talks on current control room issues like: Interaction with the population in crisis situations, Cyber security in the context of security organisation control rooms.

    Tue, 27.11.2018
    Wed, 28.11.2018
    Thur, 29.11.2018

    The trade fair will be enriched by subject-specific trade forums, providing you with interesting information, as well as offering you the opportunity to join discussions on relevant issues. Attendance at the forums is free of charge for all trade fair visitors.

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    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.

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    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.