We understand the importance of planning ahead, which is why we've compiled all the essential information for the upcoming edition of European Bridal Week, creating an experience of celebrating difference.


Bridal stores can pre-register for European Bridal Week 2024 via an easy online-registration.

1. Click here to complete the registration form:


2. Once you have completed your registration form, you will receive a confirmation email, complete with a barcode.

3. Present your barcode on the door once you arrive at Mese Essen, Germany for your fast-track entry.

Entry is free of charge for retailers and professional press after registration had been successful.

It is possible to register on the day, but we strongly advise that you register in advance to avoid queues at the registration desks.


Here you will find a hotel overview and up to date rates to book your stay in Essen.



Arriving by car

North Rhine-Westphalia’s excellent motorway network plan makes travel by car easy and comfortable and allows you to enjoy maximum flexibility on site. 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 in parking house 6. From there, you can reach the venue easily within walking distance.

Please use this address for your navigation system: Norbertstraße, 45131 Essen

Please be aware that an environmental badge is obligatory for green zones in Germany. You can find all further information right here:

Environmental badge

Arriving by public transport

If you are travelling by train, there are over 120 connections to and from the main station (Hauptbahnhof) in Essen itself with frequent and regular train services from there to the Essen Messe area. From the main station you can reach Messe Essen in only 5 minutes with the Underground, using line 11.

Arriving by plane

Essen is a 20-minute drive away from the area’s main airport, Dusseldorf International. Messe Essen has its own information point at the airport, in the centre of the Arrivals area in Terminal B.

There is a free half-hourly shuttle bus service from European Bridal Week running from Dusseldorf International to Messe Essen.


We make your journey to and from European Bridal Week easy, with our free visitor shuttle bus service which operates every 30 minutes – due to traffic allowing – to and from the halls of Messe Essen and Düsseldorf International Airport for the time of the show.

A further Shuttle-Bus Service operates between the
Atlantic Congress Hotel
NH Hotel
Ramada by Wyndham Hotel
Sheraton Hotel
in Essen and the exhibition halls of European Bridal Week.

There is no need to book your Shuttle-Bus Service in advance.

Click here to see where you can find the Shuttle-Bus when at Düsseldorf International Airport:

Map of Düsseldorf Airport

Please find the timetables for both Shuttle-Bus Services here below.




As always, parking will be free of charge for visitors of European Bridal Week. For free parking, please use P6.

Please find here further details regarding parking options:

Parking Messe Essen

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Norbertstrasse, 45131 Essen, Germany
13 - 15 APRIL 2024
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