SHK ESSEN

Trade fair for sanitation, heating, air conditioning and digital building management

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures3/20143/20163/2018
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)66.40070.40071.800
space (net)31.30431.69931.824
domestic27.95529.54229.709
foreign3.3492.1572.115
Special show space860662428
Exhibitor stand space30.44431.03731.396
hall space30.44431.03731.396
domestic27.09528.88029.281
foreign3.3492.1572.115
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors560520562
domestic498463505
foreign625757
other represented firms018
domestic018
foreign00
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)48.24938.59534.402
domestic46.753*36.820*32.510*
foreign1.496*1.775*1.892*
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2018 from 16 countries
Austria: 10; Belgium: 4; Canada: 1; Czechia: 5; France: 1; Germany: 505; Italy: 6; Lithuania: 1; Netherlands: 10; Poland: 1; Slovenia: 1; Spain: 3; Switzerland: 4; Turkey: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 4; United States of America: 4

FKM Trade visitors profile 2018
Visitors total (number of entries)34.402Proportion of trade visitors96 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)94
of which
Nielsen 19
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg1
  • Lower Saxony7
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 278
  • North Rhine-Westphalia78
Nielsen 3a9
  • Hesse3
  • Rhineland-Palatinate6
  • Saarland0
Nielsen 3b1
  • Baden-Württemberg1
Nielsen 41
  • Bavaria1
Nielsen 5+62
  • Berlin1
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania1
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 70
  • Saxony0
  • Thuringia0
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Sanitary systems54
  • Heating systems31
  • Air conditioning and ventilation system construction17
  • Architect2
  • Planner6
  • Engineer, expert3
  • Trade, wholesale trade6
  • Industrial producer3
  • Institutions (hospitals etc.)1
  • Building owner1
  • Housing industry2
  • Association/guild/chamber1
  • Energy consulting2
  • Other sectors6
  • Student4
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer18
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.5
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office5
  • Department head, group head, team leader9
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker17
  • Trainee25
  • Other position3
  • Fitter11
  • Student4
  • Other not gainfully employed2
  • Lecturer, teacher3
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management23
  • Research/development/design7
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control4
  • Buying/procurement3
  • Finance/accounting, controlling0
  • Information and communication technology2
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales13
  • Marketing, advertising, PR2
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs28
  • Other area11
  • Student4
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km35
  • up to 100 km26
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km30
  • over 300 km10
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)6
of which
  • EU72
  • Other european countries17
  • Other countries12
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Netherlands27
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 418
  • 5 - 917
  • 10 - 4926
  • 50 - 19914
  • 200 - 4994
  • 500 - 9994
  • 1 000 and more12
  • Student4
  • Other not employed2
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively22
  • collectively27
  • in an advisory capacity/organization21
  • no26
  • Student4
  • Other not gainfully employed2
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event38
  • Earlier events32
  • First visit37
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.20

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorPlumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Ventilation Technology (industry 70)
Main product groupSanitary Technology, Heating Technology, Aerology Equipment, Air Conditioning, Environmental Engineering, Valves and Fittings, Measuring Equipment, Testing Equipment, Regulating and Control Technology, Building Engineering, Pipelines, Pumps, Workshop Equipment, Office Furnishing, Computer Technology, Plumbing, Electrical Engineering, renewable energies
Opening hourstrade and private visitors
Hotel serviceFon: +49 201 8872-333
Fax: +49 201 8872-044touristikzentrale@essen.dehttp://www.visitessen.de
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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