When and where
When and where

The AMI Plastics World Expos takes place in the MESSE ESSEN in Essen Germany. Below is all the key information you need to plan your visit to the show. 

Opening times

Wednesday 14 June 2023
9:00 - 17:00

Thursday 15 June 2023
9:00 - 17:00



Messeplatz 1, 45131 Essen, Germany

+49 201 72440


Compounding World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo and Polymer Testing World Expo will take place in Halls 1&2.  Access to both halls is via the Messe South / Süd entrance.  

Click on the image below to download the venue map.

Messe Essen map

Getting here


Arrival by car

Take the major Rhine-Ruhr motorways A52, A3, A40 and A42 to reach MESSE ESSEN. The signs for the exhibition centre will guide you easily to our site where you find ample parking spaces. From there, you can reach MESSE ESSEN easily on foot or with the exhibition centre bus. Address for navigation systems: Norbertstrasse 2, 45131 Essen.

Onsite parking can be purchased via the Messe Essen website.



Arrival by public transport

You can reach us quickly by rail and make good use of your travel time. The ideally connected Essen Central Railway Station is a hub for over 120 daily ICE, InterCity, EuroCity and InterRegio connections in all directions. From there, a replacement bus service (to replace the U11 tram) runs every 7 minutes to the exhibition ground.



Arrival by plane

Düsseldorf Airport is only 20 minutes’ drive from the Essen exhibition grounds and is also well-connected by rail. With more than 500 daily departures and arrivals, it offers flights to over 170 cities in Germany and abroad. There is a separate information counter for MESSE ESSEN in the middle of the arrivals level of Terminal B. The train from Dusseldorf airport to Essen (city), has a journey time of 20 mins. A bus from the airport takes 30 mins.  The Essen/Mülheim Airport is available in addition to the Düsseldorf Airport. From there, MESSE ESSEN can be reached in 10 minutes by car or taxi.