security essen

World's leading trade fair for security

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures9/20149/20169/2018
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)80.00067.50066.200
space (net)37.15233.42030.716
Special show space1.0897901.712
Exhibitor stand space36.06332.63029.004
hall space35.59732.51029.004
domestic25.21222.28417.458
foreign10.38510.22611.546
open air4661200
domestic4661200
foreign000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.045949926
domestic557492460
foreign488457466
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)36.25231.85133.022
domestic22.948*20.55820.837*
foreign13.304*11.29312.185*
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2018 from 41 countries
Austria: 17; Belgium: 11; Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1; Bulgaria: 3; China, People's Republic: 112; Czechia: 10; Denmark: 6; Finland: 7; France: 18; Germany: 460; Greece: 1; Hong Kong, China SAR: 1; Hungary: 3; India: 1; Ireland: 1; Israel: 4; Italy: 39; Japan: 1; Korea, Republic: 9; Lebanon: 1; Liechtenstein: 1; Lithuania: 5; Luxembourg: 1; Malaysia: 1; Netherlands: 34; Poland: 12; Portugal: 3; Romania: 1; Russia: 5; Serbia: 1; Singapore: 2; Slovakia: 3; Slovenia: 5; Spain: 11; Sweden: 6; Switzerland: 15; Taiwan: 27; Turkey: 11; Ukraine: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 56; United States of America: 18

FKM Trade visitors profile 2018
Visitors total (number of entries)33.022Proportion of trade visitors99 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)63
of which
Nielsen 113
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg3
  • Lower Saxony7
  • Schleswig-Holstein2
Nielsen 249
  • North Rhine-Westphalia49
Nielsen 3a15
  • Hesse10
  • Rhineland-Palatinate5
  • Saarland0
Nielsen 3b9
  • Baden-Württemberg9
Nielsen 44
  • Bavaria4
Nielsen 5+68
  • Berlin5
  • Brandenburg2
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania1
  • Saxony-Anhalt0
Nielsen 72
  • Saxony1
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Industry14
  • Retail trade5
  • Wholesale trade7
  • General contractors1
  • Engineer's office3
  • Planner1
  • Installation company11
  • Electrical engineering11
  • Police/fire brigade/judiciary3
  • Other local government authorities3
  • State, federal government, municipality2
  • Banks, saving banks2
  • Insurance1
  • Hotel1
  • Logistics1
  • Airports/airline1
  • Guards/surveillance sector14
  • Housing industry1
  • Investor1
  • Other sectors10
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.7
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office8
  • Department head, group head, team leader15
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker17
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee8
  • Other position4
  • Head of Corporate Security3
  • Fire prevention officer2
  • Security advisor5
  • IT-Manager2
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed4
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer20
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management20
  • Research/development/design6
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control2
  • Buying/procurement5
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology10
  • Personnel administration, administration3
  • Sales13
  • Marketing, advertising, PR3
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs10
  • Other area19
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km18
  • up to 100 km11
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km21
  • over 300 km50
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)37
of which
  • EU72
  • Other european countries14
  • Africa4
  • South-, East-, Central Asia7
  • Other countries4
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Netherlands16
  • Austria6
  • Belgium6
  • Czechia5
  • Italy5
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 413
  • 5 - 910
  • 10 - 4918
  • 50 - 19915
  • 200 - 4996
  • 500 - 9996
  • 1 000 and more24
  • Student5
  • Other not employed4
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively28
  • collectively28
  • in an advisory capacity/organization20
  • no16
  • Student5
  • Other not gainfully employed4
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event34
  • Earlier events27
  • First visit48
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.40

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorSafety, Disaster Control (industry 72)
Main product groupSecurity Systems, Alarm Systems, Control and Surveillance Equipment, Control Equipment, Attack Alarm Installations, Burglary Alarm Installations, Theft Alarm Equipment, Fire Prevention, Fire Alarm Systems, Smoke Alarm Installations, Gas Detectors, Criminal Investigation Technology, Transport Protection Systems, Research and Development
Opening hoursTrade visitors:
daily 09:00-18:00 h
last day 09:00-16:00 h
Admission chargeday ticket EUR 41.00, season ticket EUR 105.00
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
Space rentalone open front from EUR 206.00/m², open air from EUR 113.00
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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