In 1822 Berlin hosted its first ever industrial exhibition, marking the beginning of a new era of organized trade fairs and exhibitions in Berlin. Since these early beginnings a lot has been achieved in Germany's capital. Today Messe Berlin GmbH manages the Exhibition Center Berlin with its actually 26 interconnected halls with 160.000m² of indoor space and an additional 100.000m² at disposal outdoor. Modern hall concepts offering different levels leave exhibitors all liberty's in design and product presentations. The international flair of the German capital and its high availability and diversity in hotels are very welcomed by the international business. See the Messe Berlin hall layout.