Messe Cologne Reports Record Results for 1999

COLOGNE, Germany- In 1999 IFMA organizer Messe Cologne reported a turnover of DEM 396 million (US$205.1mn;EUR201.9mn), thereby breaking the old record of DEM393 million (US$203.5mn;EUR200.4mn) set in 1997. Earnings before taxes is exceeds DEM 35 million (US$18.1mn;EUR17.85mn). In 1999 Messe Cologne organized 29 international trade shows, attracting a total of 30,169 exhibitors from 120 countries