• 10 – 13 April 2025
  • Exhibition Centre Cologne

FAQ about 2024

Our answers to your most frequent questions

FIBO is the place to be for the international fitness & health industry. This is where the decision-makers of the entire fitness industry, aspiring entrepreneurs, gym operators from numerous countries, trainers and players from the healthcare sector and, of course, the entire fitness community meet.

FIBO is also a magnet for numerous fitness fans who meet stars, influencers and athletes here and try out the latest trends and products. This is what makes FIBO so unique: fitness professionals receive direct feedback on new workouts and gadgets.

Here is an overview of the most important questions:

FIBO 2024 will take place from April 11 to 14, 2024. Trade visitors can visit FIBO on all four days. Private visitors can visit FIBO on April 13 and 14, 2024.

Exhibiton Center Cologne
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne

You can expect our three big "E": Expo, Experience & Education

The new edition of FIBO 2024 will comprise 10 exhibition halls (6, 7, 8, 9, 10.1, 10.2, 4.2, 4.1, 5.2 and 3.2) with the following themes:  Training, Health, Spa & Wellness, Digital & Tech, Therapy, Nutrition, Body & Mind, Business & Career, Fashion & Beauty, Bodybuilding, Fighting Fit, Group Fitness, eSports & Gaming, Virtual / Mixed Reality Sports, American Football, Shows & Competition, Hyrox.

We expect over 900 exhibitors from over 50 countries and around 120,000 visitors from over 100 countries.

The FIBO Campus is our umbrella for a number of training courses. With the FIBO Campus Ticket you can visit all chargeable offers with one ticket. These include: The "FIBO Congress" (THU - SAT), the "Symposium Sports Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine" (SAT), the "Physio Summit" (SAT) and the "Exercise is Medicine Summit" (FRI). Ticketshop Campus 

Trade visitors are visitors who have a professional interest in FIBO and work in the fitness, wellness or health industry. Proof of appropriate identification must be presented in our ticket store and will be approved by us. FB-Shop

As a trade visitor you may buy a total of two tickets, as a private visitor a total of four tickets. Please note, however, that each person must register.

Private visitors also have the option of purchasing group tickets for 8 to a maximum of 15 people. Trade visitors should contact our customer service for group orders.

Important: Buy your ticket only in the official FIBO ticket shop, all our partners also link to the FIBO ticket shop (exception: EHFF ticket on Wednesday and Hyrox athlete ticket).

According to the communicated conditions, the deadline for name change ended on 11.03.24 and was extended once until 03.04.24. We are therefore unable to make any more changes to ticket holders at this time.

This ticket is reserved for private visitors who are interested in having equipment and products explained to them in a trade visitor atmosphere, for example for setting up a home gym. The ticket price does not include any extras.

The VIP Weekend Tickets will be available from December 2, 2023. The benefits are still being defined.

Yes, that is possible. Please carry your student ID with you on site. This also applies to the student ID. Random checks will be carried out.

If you have received an exhibitor ticket voucher from an exhibitor, you can redeem it in the ticket shop under "Redeem voucher". Important: In order for us and Kölnmesse to be able to plan an optimal visitor schedule, you must decide in advance on one or more visiting days. In exceptional cases, especially on Thursday and Friday, day changes are possible. With this measure we can enable all visitors to have a smooth FIBO visit.

There will be a box office on the trade visitor days only. At the weekend there will probably be a box office for trade visitors, but probably not for private visitors. However, we will inform you accordingly. We therefore reserve the right to close the sale of corresponding ticket items early.

Children are generally allowed to visit FIBO, the legal regulations apply. FIBO requires a declaration of liability from legal guardians for children under the age of 14.

You can download the declaration of liability HERE. Admission for children under the age of 14 is free of charge, no online ticket needs to be purchased.

No, dogs are not allowed at FIBO.

No, but the accompanying person has free admission to FIBO and can go directly to the entrances without a ticket.

When you purchase a trade visitor ticket (with proof of identity), you will be given the opportunity to download a FIBO invitation directly from the ticket store, which you can present at the relevant embassy for the relevant travel period.

There are many official parking facilities around the trade fair, the on-site guidance system will "guide" you to the individual parking lots.

The Cologne-Deutz train station serves as the station for all long-distance and local trains and can be reached on foot in just a few minutes. From there you can quickly reach the South, East and West entrances. There is also a tram stop in front of the exhibition grounds.

Yes, there are restaurants and snack points, including special healthy options. However, you are also allowed to take food and drinks with you, especially if you want to stick to your own nutrition plan.

Do you have any questions or need help?

Please contact us! We will be happy to help you

Here you can get quick help regarding all technical questions about the ticketshop:

Customer Service

+49 211 90191-405 (exhibitors)