photokina: 27.–30.05.2020


Facts and figures

Date of the event
27. – 30. May 2020
Organizer of the fair
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln
Event frequency
Koelnmesse, Fair Grounds, Köln-Deutz
Opening times
For exhibitors:
Daily (exc Fri) from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For visitors:
Daily (exc Fri) from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Fair profile
photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photo, video and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike.
Product segments
Cameras and camcorders – smartphones - VR/AR-systems - camera accessories - long-range optics - storage media - photographic studio equipment - lighting systems - microphones and audio equipment - image processing software - video / film technologies - digital imaging and
publishing - major and minilabs - image kiosk systems - online picture services - photo books - frames and albums - personalized photo products - home printing - large format printing -
fine art printing – scanners - video screens and monitors - video projectors -
Computer Generated Imagery - imaging services
Exhibitor target groups
Manufacturers, trading companies, importer, distributors and service companies
Visitor target groups
Photographic trade, professional users and consumers
Hall occupancy
Halls 3, 4, 5, 11
Results of photokina 2018
812 (incl. additionally represented companies)
180.000 from 127 countries
The application forms are available since May 2019
Project Management
Fabian Ströter
*For max. 2 adults/parents and max. 3 children aged 7-17 years.
** For Schoolchildren, students, apprentices, retirees, senior citizens aged 65 and above, severely disabled people upon presentation of an identification document. Please hold on the identification document for reduced tickets in the entrance area.