Trade Exhibition Centre – the heart

The Dornbirn Trade Exhibition centre is the heart of the Gymnaestrada, as here all Group Performances, the National Performances and the FIG Gala will take place. Catering, exchanges and entertainment are provided by the catering hall and the Gymnaestrada Mile.

Events in the Trade Exhibition Centre

Plans and equipment

Information about hall and floor plans, technical equipment and apparatus in the halls are available in the Bulletin!

The Trade Exhibition Centre

The whole site is managed by Messe Dornbirn GmbH and comprises of an exhibition and events area of 34,000 square meters in 15 halls, as well as an outdoor area of 18,000 square meters. Not just for specialist, general public and special interests trade exhibitions, but also for all types of external events and different all year sports clubs and a Sports Grammar School. Every year it is the meeting point for more than 200,000 visitors and 1,600 national and international exhibitors.  

The Trade Exhibition site has a number of exceptional architectural highlights. These include the Trade Exhibition Stadium, the Trade Exhibition Hall for Ball Sports or the House of Trade Exhibitions. By 2017, on the site of the old Trade Exhibition halls 9 to 12, there will be new multi-functional event halls, which have been completed by the well-known architects Marte.Marte. The new Hall11 will be the biggest events hall in Vorarlberg with its 4,800 square meter area and ceiling height of 11 meters. Hall 9 will have an area of 3,000 square meters and between the existing House of Trade Exhibitions and the new Hall 11 will be an additional area with a total of 1,200 square meters. Large parts of the new halls will be erected in wood. Apart from the interior panelling there is a statically determined ambitious framework constructed from that renewable raw material.