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Save the date: European Taxi Fair from 8 to 9 Novemver 2024 back in Cologne

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For decades the fair has been held in November every two years. After a break of four years, the fair restarted in November 2022, at the trade fair grounds in the Grugapark in Essen. The next European Taxi Fair will take place from 8 to 9 November 2024 – and will be held once again at the trade fair ground in Cologne-Deutz.

For decades the fair has been held in November every two years. After a break of four years, the fair restarted in November 2022, at the trade fair grounds in the Grugapark in Essen. On 4 and 5 November 2022 more than 70 exhibitors presented their products and services, and a total of some 11,000 interested business owners, drivers and participants with an economic or administrative connection to the trade attended the European Taxi Fair. The visitors came from all over Germany and other European countries.

The next European Taxi Fair will take place from 8 to 9 November 2024 – and will be held once again at the trade fair ground in Cologne-Deutz.

On 19 April 2023 Koelncongress GmbH, represented by its managing director Ralf Nüsser, and the Fachvereinigung Personenverkehr Nordrhein Taxi Mietwagen e.V., represented by its managing director Dr Michael Stehr, signed a contract for the next European Taxi Fair. This took place on the occasion of a visit by the board members and the head office team of the Fachvereinigung to the trade fair halls in CologneDeutz.

The chairman of the Fachvereinigung Personenverkehr Nordrhein Taxi Mietwagen e.V. and organiser of the trade fair, Markus Gossmann, stated: “After a four-year break, the trade fair got going again in 2022. We are now looking forward to continuing the long-established success story of our trade fair at the accustomed site in 2024.”

Ralf Nüsser, managing director of Koelncongress GmbH, also expressed his pleasure at the return to Cologne of the European Taxi Fair: “We at Koelncongress have hosted and supported the European Taxi Fair in Cologne ever since 1980, and in 2024 it will take place in the new hall 1 for the first time. All exhibitors from the taxi business and their European visitors are warmly welcome as ambassadors to take the spirit of Cologne hospitality across the world. We are looking forward to greeting them and are delighted that the European Taxi Fair is returning to Cologne!”

At the next European Taxi Fair, as in the previous years, the taxi and hire-car business will discuss important topics such as the latest developments in passenger transport legislation, powering systems and energy supply, integration of the trade into public transport systems and journeys with converted vehicles for persons with handicaps or illness. The famous prize draw with a taxi as the main prize is planned once again for 2024. The talks and panel discussions at the next European Taxi Fair will again be recorded.

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