Cologne 05.–08.12.2024 #INTERMOT2024

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Look back at INTERMOT 2018


Over 220,000 enthusiastic visitors and almost 1,000 satisfied exhibitors: INTERMOT 2018 was a complete success!

As a private visitor you could marvel at the numerous new products or visit one of the exciting events. As trade visitors, you were able to open up new perspectives in intensive exchange: The INTERMOT 2018 was a departure into new dimensions in every respect.

More young visitors, even more international, new topics and tens of thousands of impulses in social networks show that INTERMOT is booming.


Read the final report of INTERMOT 2018

For a whole six days the city of Cologne has been filled with the sounds of roaring engines. The international industry – the trade, bike fans but also large numbers of young two-wheel enthusiasts – flowed through the halls of Koelnmesse and experienced the amazing world of motorcycles at INTERMOT.

Read the final report of INTERMOT 2018 (.pdf)

Impressions of the INTERMOT 2018

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“Germany is the barometer for the future development of the European market, and INTERMOT plays a crucial role here as an indispensable market engine.”

Reiner Brendicke

General Executive Manager of the German Motorcycle Industry Association e.V. (IVM)

“For the first time in the history of Indian Motorcycle, we have presented a world premiere outside the United States ... We made a very conscious decision to stage this launch at INTERMOT in Cologne – the event is very international, and Germany is an extremely important market for Indian. The response that we received to our new models from international purchasing officers and journalists is overwhelming.”

Grant Bester

Vice President/General Manager EMEA, Polaris Industries EMEA



1,041 companies from 40 countries

Exhibition area

180,000 sqm gross area + 68,000 sqm outdoor space


220,400 private and trade visitors


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