FAF FARBE, AUSBAU & FASSADE

Europe's trade fair for facade design & interior architecture

Venue

MessegeländeCologneGermany

Dates

20.03.-23.03.201909.03.-12.03.2022 (Munich)Interval: every three years set rotation pattern in Köln, Münchenfounded in: 1972

Organiser

GHM Gesellschaft für Handwerksmessen mbH Paul-Wassermann-Str. 581829 MunichGermanyFon: +49 89 189149-0Fax: +49 89 189149-239kontakt@ghm.dehttp://www.ghm.de
Project teamFon: +49 89 189149-140Fax: +49 89 189149-149schuster@ghm.dehttp://www.faf-messe.de

Supporter/sponsor

Bundesverband Farbe Gestaltung BautenschutzBundesverband Ausbau und Fassade im Zentralverband des Deutschen Baugewerbes

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figuresMunich
3/2010
Cologne
3/2013
Munich
3/2016
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)44.00050.00044.000
space (net)23.50325.04325.050
domestic21.35522.41021.011
foreign2.1482.6334.039
Special show space318120260
domestic318120260
foreign000
Exhibitor stand space23.18524.92324.790
hall space23.18524.92324.790
domestic21.03722.29020.751
foreign2.1482.6334.039
open air0
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors438398436
domestic369312324
foreign6986112
other represented firms123
domestic123
foreign000
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)47.83946.47141.435
domestic40.567*41.37135.706
foreign7.272*5.1005.729
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2016 from 29 countries
Australia: 1; Austria: 9; Belgium: 6; Brazil: 1; Bulgaria: 1; Cameroon: 1; China, People's Republic: 2; Croatia: 1; Denmark: 1; Finland: 2; France: 7; Germany: 324; Greece: 2; Hong Kong, China SAR: 2; Italy: 21; Korea, Republic: 1; Lithuania: 1; Malaysia: 1; Morocco: 1; Netherlands: 13; Poland: 6; Romania: 1; Russia: 2; Slovenia: 1; Sweden: 1; Switzerland: 12; Turkey: 6; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 5; United States of America: 4

FKM Trade visitors profile 2016
Visitors total (number of entries)41.435Proportion of trade visitors96 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)86of which
Nielsen 13
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg0
  • Lower Saxony2
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 28
  • North Rhine-Westphalia8
Nielsen 3a16
  • Hesse9
  • Rhineland-Palatinate5
  • Saarland2
Nielsen 3b29
  • Baden-Württemberg29
Nielsen 440
  • Bavaria40
Nielsen 5+62
  • Berlin1
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 74
  • Saxony2
  • Thuringia2
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Skilled trades71
  • Industry6
  • Trade, wholesale trade9
  • Property developers, building contractors2
  • Real estate industry1
  • Architect/interior designer1
  • Consulting, other services1
  • Authority/public services1
  • Research, apprenticeship, training1
  • Media, press, publishing1
  • Other sectors2
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer35
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.4
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office4
  • Department head, group head, team leader6
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker21
  • Lecturer, teacher2
  • Trainee12
  • Other position2
  • Foreman, master craftsman11
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management22
  • Research/development/design2
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control2
  • Buying/procurement2
  • Finance/accounting, controlling2
  • Information and communication technology0
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales7
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs2
  • Other area3
  • Construction, processing25
  • Planning/work preparation3
  • Design17
  • Training, education7
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km10
  • up to 100 km11
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km33
  • over 300 km46
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)14of which
  • EU73
  • Other european countries16
  • Other countries11
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Austria23
  • Italy12
  • Switzerland8
  • Czechia6
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 431
  • 5 - 922
  • 10 - 4923
  • 50 - 1999
  • 200 - 4993
  • 500 - 9992
  • 1 000 and more6
  • Student3
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively30
  • collectively29
  • in an advisory capacity/organization22
  • no16
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event32
  • Earlier events43
  • First visit42
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.30

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorSurface Treatment Technology (industry 63), Construction Technology, Materials and Equipment, Interior Fittings (industry 09), Floorings (industry 07)
Main product groupPaints, Lacquers, Wall Plaster, Dry Construction Systems, Accessories, Floor Coverings, Wall Coverings, Ceiling Panelling, Wallpaper, Decorations, Heat Insulation, Ecological Products, Builders' Gypsum, Repair, Tools, Machinery, Paint Spraying Equipment, Adhesives, Auxiliaries, Scaffolding, Industrial Health and Safety, Special-Purpose Clothing, Car Lacquer Coating, Painter Equipment, Surface Mount Technology, Interior Decoration, Wallpapering Accessories
Opening hourstrade and private visitors:
daily 09:00-18:00 h
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Space rentalone open front from EUR 156.00/m², package from EUR 256.00

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