didacta

The Education Trade Fair

Venue

MessegeländeCologneGermany

Dates

22.03.-26.03.2022 07/06/-11/06/202207/03/-11/03/2023 (Stuttgart)20/02/-24/02/2024 (Cologne)11/02/-15/02/2025 (Stuttgart)Interval: annually at different venuesfounded in: 1951

Organiser

Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 150679 CologneGermanyFon: +49 221 821-0Fax: +49 221 821-2574info@koelnmesse.dehttp://www.koelnmesse.de
Project teamFon: +49 221 821-2410Fax: +49 221 821-991321didacta@koelnmesse.dehttp://www.didacta-koeln.de

Supporter/sponsor

Didacta Verband e.V., Darmstadt

Present journalists

2022: 159, of which from abroad 3

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figuresHanover
2/2018
Cologne
2/2019
Cologne
6/20221)
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)66.50068.20051.000
space (net)31.90235.64316.847
Special show space1.4272.9241.385
Exhibitor stand space30.47532.71915.462
hall space30.24732.71915.462
domestic28.77831.06214.163
foreign1.4691.6571.299
open air22800
domestic22800
foreign000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors811912552
domestic678763416
foreign133149136
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)73.32097.89932.930
domestic72.807*95.72731.435
foreign513*2.1721.495
* = determined by a representative survey
1) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2022 from 55 countries
Argentina: 4; Austria: 8; Belgium: 3; Bolivia: 2; Brazil: 3; Bulgaria: 1; Canada: 1; Chile: 2; China, People's Republic: 5; Costa Rica: 1; Czechia: 1; Denmark: 14; Ecuador: 2; Egypt: 6; Ethiopia: 1; Finland: 1; France: 7; Germany: 416; Greece: 1; Guatemala: 1; Hong Kong, China SAR: 1; Hungary: 3; Iceland: 1; India: 1; Indonesia: 1; Iran, Islamic Republic: 1; Ireland: 1; Italy: 8; Japan: 1; Lebanon: 1; Luxembourg: 1; Mexico: 3; Namibia: 1; Netherlands: 6; Nicaragua: 1; Norway: 1; Peru: 1; Philippines: 1; Poland: 4; Portugal: 3; Qatar: 1; Romania: 1; Saudi Arabia: 2; Singapore: 1; Slovakia: 1; South Africa: 3; Spain: 3; Switzerland: 4; Taiwan: 1; Thailand: 1; Türkiye: 4; United Arab Emirates: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 4; United States of America: 3; Uruguay: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2019
Visitors total (number of entries)97.899Proportion of trade visitors98 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)97
of which
Nielsen 16
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg1
  • Lower Saxony4
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 267
  • North Rhine-Westphalia67
Nielsen 3a16
  • Hesse6
  • Rhineland-Palatinate9
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b3
  • Baden-Württemberg3
Nielsen 44
  • Bavaria4
Nielsen 5+63
  • Berlin2
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 72
  • Saxony1
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • General education system38
  • Public authority/administration7
  • Vocational training schools12
  • Services, training, consulting4
  • Adult education8
  • Trade1
  • Higher education system1
  • Industry3
  • University, research3
  • Association, organisation, institution3
  • Printed products, specialist literature 2
  • Administration2
  • Preschool, kindergarten15
  • Further education4
  • Other economic sectors5
  • Student14
  • other non-professionals1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer5
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.3
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office2
  • Department head, group head, team leader8
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker16
  • Lecturer, teacher39
  • Trainee8
  • Other position4
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management4
  • Research/development/design1
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control0
  • Buying/procurement1
  • Finance/accounting, controlling0
  • Information and communication technology2
  • Personnel administration, administration4
  • Sales1
  • Marketing, advertising, PR1
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport0
  • Maintenance/repairs1
  • Other area71
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km36
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km23
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km26
  • over 300 km15
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)3
of which
  • EU80
  • Other countries20
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Belgium40
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 45
  • 5 - 96
  • 10 - 4933
  • 50 - 19930
  • 200 - 4994
  • 500 - 9993
  • 1 000 and more6
  • Student14
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively12
  • collectively36
  • in an advisory capacity/organization23
  • no14
  • Student14
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event12
  • Earlier events50
  • First visit46
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.2

Survey conducted by: factx Gesellschaft für Markt- und Sozialforschung

Industry sectorTeaching and Learning Aids, Further and Continuing Education, Business Start-up, Human Resources Development (industry 52)
Main product groupAudio-Visual Technology, Training Institutes Equipment, Services, Information Technology, Furnishings, Kindergarten, Laboratory Equipment, Teaching Aids, Educational Aids, Multimedia, Musical Accessories, Presentation Technology, School Supplies, Software, Toys, Sporting Goods, Supplementary Education, Amateur Handicraft Articles, Books, Professional Literature, Childrens Books, Teaching Books, Teaching Systems, Educational Programs, Educational Toys, New Media, School Equipment, Stationery
AccessTrade visitors and general public
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)Yes



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