European Bridal Week

Here we try to answer the most frequently asked questions.

European Bridal Week takes place from 30 April – 2 May 2022.
Saturday 30 April 2022 | 09:30 – 18:00
Sunday 1 May 2022 | 09:30 – 18:00
Monday 2 May 2022 | 09:30 – 17:00

European Bridal Week 2022 takes place at
Messe Essen
Entrance West | Hal 3
45131 Essen

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.

Registration for EBW 2022 will be open closer to the event.
In the meantime, please sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest news about European Bridal Week.

Entry is free of charge for retailers and press. It is possible to register on the day, but we strongly advise that you register in advance to avoid queues at the registration desks.

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.

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.
Overview Part #1 Overview Part #2

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 and costs are € 1 per item for coats and luggage. Please be aware they cannot store cameras, laptop equipment or any other electronic devices.

There is an ATM cash machine located approximate 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 can enjoy an extensive range of cold and warm dishes. For a small appetite in between or a relaxing coffee break, there is a coffee and tea lounge in the exhibition hall. In addition, small snacks can be ordered in the lounge itself.
In our “EBW Champagne Lounge”, buyers receive free alcoholic refreshments and canapés for the duration of the show.

Please stay tuned via our website and sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest news about European Bridal Week.

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