FAF FARBE, AUSBAU & FASSADE

Europe's trade fair for facade design & interior architecture

Venue

MessegeländeCologneGermany

Dates

24/03/-27/03/2026Interval: 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 189149-149faf-messe@ghm.dehttp://www.faf-messe.de

Supporter/sponsor

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

Present journalists

2024: 167, of which from abroad 60

The current key figures are not FKM-certified.

Details provided by the organiser.

Statistics

figuresMunich
3/2016
Cologne
3/2019
Cologne
4/2024
auditNo
Space (m²)
space (gross)44.00045.00035.000
space (net)25.05022.17716.783
Special show space2602411.001
Exhibitor stand space24.79021.93615.782
hall space24.79021.93615.782
domestic20.75118.77712.523
foreign4.0393.1593.259
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors436410305
domestic324305219
foreign11210586
other represented firms300
domestic300
foreign000
Visitor figures
Visitors41.43545.86134.151
domestic35.70638.72430.053
foreign5.7297.1374.098
FKM Trade visitors profile 2019
Visitors total (number of entries)45.861Proportion of trade visitors96 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)88
of which
Nielsen 111
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg1
  • Lower Saxony8
  • Schleswig-Holstein2
Nielsen 241
  • North Rhine-Westphalia41
Nielsen 3a23
  • Hesse11
  • Rhineland-Palatinate10
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b11
  • Baden-Württemberg11
Nielsen 49
  • Bavaria9
Nielsen 5+63
  • Berlin1
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania1
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 73
  • Saxony1
  • Thuringia2
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Skilled trades70
  • Industry8
  • Trade, wholesale trade7
  • Property developers, building contractors1
  • Real estate industry2
  • Architect/interior designer2
  • Consulting, other services1
  • Authority/public services2
  • Research, apprenticeship, training1
  • Media, press, publishing1
  • Other economic sectors1
  • Student3
  • other non-professionals1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer31
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.5
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office4
  • Department head, group head, team leader6
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker17
  • Lecturer, teacher3
  • Trainee19
  • Other position2
  • Foreman, master craftsman10
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management23
  • Research/development/design2
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control2
  • Buying/procurement2
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology0
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales7
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport0
  • Maintenance/repairs2
  • Other area3
  • Construction, processing22
  • Planning/work preparation2
  • Structural organization and design17
  • Teaching, education12
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km16
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km18
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km32
  • over 300 km35
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)12
of which
  • EU69
  • Other european countries23
  • Other countries9
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Netherlands18
  • Switzerland14
  • Belgium9
  • Italy9
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 430
  • 5 - 923
  • 10 - 4923
  • 50 - 1999
  • 200 - 4993
  • 500 - 9992
  • 1 000 and more7
  • Student3
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively33
  • collectively27
  • in an advisory capacity/organization16
  • no20
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event30
  • Earlier events39
  • First visit46
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.3

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2024 from 24 countries
Austria: 7; Belgium: 5; Canada: 1; China, People's Republic: 1; Denmark: 2; France: 5; Germany: 219; Greece: 1; Italy: 22; Latvia: 2; Lithuania: 1; Monaco: 1; Netherlands: 10; North Macedonia: 1; Norway: 1; Poland: 7; Serbia: 1; Spain: 1; Sweden: 1; Switzerland: 6; Türkiye: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 4; United States of America: 3; Vietnam: 1

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
AccessTrade visitors
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No