European Bridal Week

Here we try to answer the most frequently asked questions.

European Bridal Week takes place from 1 – 3 April 2023.
Saturday 1 April 2023 | 09:00 – 18:00
Sunday 2 April 2023 | 09:00 – 18:00
Monday 3 April 2023 | 09:00 – 17:00

European Bridal Week 2023 takes place at
Messe Essen
Hall 2 & Hall 3
45131 Essen
ENRANCE: Hall 3 | Entrance West

European Bridal Week is a trade event, and is not open to members of the public. This event is attended exclusively by retailers and press.

You can collect a complimentary BridalBiz magazine when you arrive, which includes detailed information about European Bridal Week and our exhibitors.
You will also find floorplan signage onsite the show floor.

Please visit our „Essential Information“ page for full details on how to reach the venue by car, train, underground, and plane.

Parking is free of charge for European Bridal Week visitors. Please visit our „Essential Information“ page for full details on parking at Messe Essen and how to reach the venue by car.

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

Yes, when arriving at the venue you will receive your FREE Wi-Fi code.

Yes, there are cloakrooms, situated in the main entrance of hall 3, entrance west. The cloakroom is open during show hours. Please be aware they cannot store cameras, laptop equipment or any other electronic devices.

There is an ATM cash machine located approximately 50 meters on the left hand side from entrance west, before the entrance of hall 1 south.

Yes, EBW is accessible for disabled visitors, and is able to provide wheelchairs to those in need, free of charge. Click on the link for more information on accessibility. We have compiled important information about the venue, wheel chair rentals and parking, so that you can plan in advance, arrive without complications and enjoy your stay.

Please find further details here: Accessibility

Onsite European Bridal Week there is time for enjoyable breaks.
All across the showfloor you will find several options where you can enjoy an extensive range of cold and warm dishes. For a small appetite in between or a relaxing coffee break, there are coffee and tea lounges in the exhibition halls. In addition, small snacks can be ordered in the restaurant in hall 3; there is also an exclusive restaurant in hall 2.
In our “EBW Champagne Lounge”, buyers receive free alcoholic refreshments and canapés for the duration of the show.

Please visit the “Exhibiting at EBW” page for more information.

If you have any further questions please feel free to contact via email on or call the team on +31 (0)318 769 233