Rooms, fittings & infrastructure
User-centric event rooms with 25 to 4,000 m² of floor space, equipped with state-of-the-art, digital event and conference technology, are all available at the innovative, multifunctional event location situated at the UNESCO World Heritage ZOLLVEREIN® in Essen. Thanks to its flexible design mode, rooms can be formed with a floor area of at least 25 m², or can even be variably combined with each other or used separately. The GRAND HALL ZOLLVEREIN® is more than just an event location.
Regardless of whether you consider our event location in the heart of the Ruhr region from the perspective of the event planner, e.g. when setting up or dismantling the event, or from the perspective of the event’s participants: the Grand Hall ZOLLVEREIN® in Essen is a truly accessible event location. Elevators for guests at your event are available as well as goods lifts, with which an HGV lorry is able to be completely unloaded within 40 minutes.
Our ingenious event logistics concept in place at our event hall ensures efficient event management all the way. Kitchens and return stations also ensure a smooth process flow throughout the event, in terms of both event catering and service. When it comes to your team and crew members, our event location with all its industrial charm has its own backstage and changing rooms at your disposal.
Versatile and multifaceted throughout
What makes this event location in Essen so different when compared with all the other venues in the Ruhr region? Well, the Grand Hall ZOLLVEREIN® is a multifunctional event location suitable for almost every event format. Event areas spanning from 40 to 4,000 m2 offer space for all kinds of events with a capacity of 25 to 2,500 participants.
Location & traffic
The Grand Hall ZOLLVEREIN® is a event location boasting an industrial design, and is located in Essen on the UNESCO World Heritage ZOLLVEREIN® site.
Located in the heart of the Ruhr economic powerhouse – which with 5.2 million inhabitants makes it the third largest metropolitan area in Europe – this unique event location in the heart of the Ruhr region enjoys optimal connections to both local and long-distance destinations. Among other things, three subway lines, seven tram lines and 51 bus routes are available. Within a radius of 75 km there are three airports (Dusseldorf, Dortmund and Cologne / Bonn) and the main train station in the city of Essen connects the event hall with THALYS, ICE and other intercity trains, as well as EC trains and the most important regional trains that traverse the Rhine and Ruhr respectively.
The university city of Essen with its 40,000 students is also a key exhibition location in the Ruhr region. Every year, this burgeoning metropolis attracts over 1.5 million trade fair and congress participants to the city. Six connections to the country’s main motorways in the Ruhr region make for a comfortable arrival and departure via the A40 motorway. And, of course, the 1,500+ hotel rooms situated just 15 minutes away ensure that event participants and guests to the Grand Hall ZOLLVEREIN® will have a pleasant stay in the Ruhr region.