These are Europe's largest exhibition centers, ranked by the size of their indoor exhibition spaces. Started in 1947, the Hannover Messegelande has been extensively rebuilt to be the largest exhibition centers in the world, offering close to 496,000 m² (5.3 million sq.ft.) of covered indoor space. Today, it is home to some of the largest events in the world and Europe - CeBIT and Hannover Messe.
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Largest exhibition center in the world. Located in Mittelfeld district of Hanover, Germany, Messegelände Hannover, or the Hanover Fairground in English, is the largest exhibition center in the world, with . 496,000 m² (5.3 million sq.ft.) of indoor space, 58,000 m² (624,306 sq ft) of open-air space, 27 halls and pavilions and a convention center with 35 function rooms. Messegelände Hannover was converted from an aircraft works and formally opened as an exhibition center in 1970.
Frankfurt Main Messegelande. Second-largest exhibition center in Europe. Opened in 1909, Frankfurt Main Messegelande of Frankfurt, Germany, is the second-largest exhibition center in Europe, with an indoor capacity of 367,000m2. The exhibition center is owned by Messe Frankfurt which is the world's largest trade fair, congress and event organizer with more than 2,500 employees worldwide.
Third-largest exhibition center in Europe. Opened in 2004, Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center of Moscow, Russia, is a multipurpose business venue for organizing large-scale international and regional events and exhibitions. The Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center is also third-largest exhibition center in Europe, with an indoor capacity of 366,100m2.
Fiera Milano. Located in Rho near Milan, Italy, Fiera Milano is an large exhibition center consisting of eight pavilions with a total indoor capacity of 345,000m2. Fiera Milano is designed by renowned architect Massimiliano Fuksas and opened officially in 2005.
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