May 27, 2020 - May 30, 2020 
Messe Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Messeplatz 1

Between 27 and 30 May 2020, photokina will bring to Cologne over 180,000 enthusiasts and professionals in the imaging industry. The following edition of the renowned trade show will return with a fresh concept and will mark the beginning of a new, annual cycle. The expectations for photokina Cologne 2020 are set high. It will bring forward the photography and imaging innovations, accompanied by presentations, workshops and other special features.

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Based in Cologne, photokina is the leading international trade fair for the photography and cinematography industries. The upcoming photokina 2020 will be staged at Messe Cologne on 27 - 30 May. Over 800 exhibitors will demonstrate the latest in the world of photo, video and imaging. Over 180,000 visitors will join the 36th edition of the event.

Past editions

what's new in this event edition

What is new for Photokina 2020

An interactive area of sets for filming and photographing premiered at the most recent photokina. The new feature was complemented by a series of lectures and was held under the motto New power for the creators. Being quite successful, it will be continued for the 2020 edition.
Important changes await in 2020 - photokina will become an annual event and will be held in May instead of September.

quick info

Organiser:Koelnmesse GmbH
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:Photokina 2021
Sectors: Photography / Movies / Audio-visual
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration 

important facts

  • 812 exhibitors in 2018
  • 69% international exhibitors
  • represented exhibitors from Germany and abroad
  • 180,000 visitors
  • 127 represented countries altogether

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