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Responsible for the content of the website:

Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action
Division Policy on Fairs and Exhibitions / EXPO Participations
Villemombler Str.76
53123 Bonn

The Implementation Company organising and running the German Pavilion at Expo 2025 Osaka:
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne
+49 221 821 0

Gerald Böse (President and Chief Executive Officer), Oliver Frese
Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board:
Mayor of the City of Cologne Henriette Reker
Headquarters and place of jurisdiction:
Cologne – District Court Cologne, HRB 952
VAT number according to Section 27a of the German VAT law:
DE 122 656 857

Web design/web administrator:
Wolfgang Ewertz – eWEwO Design
Fenchelweg 11
51109 Cologne
+49 221-95930002

Disclaimer for Koelnmesse GmbH

1. Website content

Koelnmesse GmbH is offering this website to the public so that you can easily and quickly obtain information about Koelnmesse GmbH and its activities and find out interesting facts and figures relating to trade fairs in Cologne, Germany.
It is our aim to provide up-to-date, comprehensive and accurate data.
As soon as we learn of any mistakes, we will immediately try to correct them.
Our website serves as a generally accessible and free-of-charge source of information.

Notwithstanding the above, we cannot guarantee that:

  • the content and form of brochures, forms and other documents accessible online will correspond to those of the printed versions of the documents published by us.
    In cases of doubt, only the printed version of a publication is authoritative.
  • this website will always be accessible in whole or in part.
    It cannot be excluded that some of the data provided on this website is contained or structured in files or formats that are not free of faults. For that reason, we cannot assume any guarantee that our website will not be disrupted by such interference or not interfere with your use of the site.
  • even though the content of our website is continually checked for viruses, we cannot guarantee that undetected viruses might make their way onto your computer.
  • the content and data will be transmitted fully, accurately, and without any technical issues.

    Koelnmesse GmbH shall in no way be liable for any material or immaterial damages caused by the use or non-use of the information contained herein or through the use of incorrect or incomplete information, unless it can be proven that Koelnmesse acted with intent or gross negligence.

    All offerings are non-binding and subject to change.

    Koelnmesse GmbH expressly reserves the right to change, supplement, or delete this offer in whole or in part without any prior announcement. It may also temporarily or permanently discontinue its publication without any prior announcement.

    2. Links
    At various points on our website, we provide links to external websites as an additional service to you.
    Koelnmesse GmbH expressly declares that the pages linked to were free of any illegal content at the time of linking.
    Koelnmesse GmbH has no influence whatsoever on the current or future design or content of the websites linked to.
    It therefore expressly distances itself from all content on all websites linked to that has been altered since the links were created.
    This statement applies to all links created on the Koelnmesse GmbH’s own websites as well as to any external entries in guest books, discussion forums and mailing lists set up by Koelnmesse GmbH.
    Solely the provider of the website to which we have linked shall be held liable for any illegal, flawed, or incomplete content, and especially for any damages resulting from the use or non-use of such information.

    3. Copyright and trademarks
    In all of its publications, Koelnmesse GmbH strives to uphold existing copyrights and only use items (graphic elements, photos, audio recordings, video clips and texts) that it has created itself, for which it has obtained the rights, or no license is required.
    All trademarks and brands mentioned on our websites and that may be protected by third parties are subject without restriction to the provisions of the respectively applicable trademark law and to the proprietary rights of the respectively registered owner.
    The mere mention of trademarks does not exclude the existing rights of third parties.
    The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action and/or the Koelnmesse GmbH shall retain sole ownership of copyright to published items they themselves created during realisation of the German Pavilion.
    Such items may not be reproduced or used in other electronic or printed publications without the express permission of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action and/or the Koelnmesse GmbH.
    You can print the photos, images and illustrations of the German Pavilion made available for download in this website’s photo gallery free-of-charge.
    Please note, however, that the content of all publications is exclusively for editorial use and for providing individual users with information.
    You need the express written permission of the person pictured and/or of the copyright owner to be allowed to store the images in databases or forward them to third parties for commercial use.
    Please observe the respective copyright notice.

    Please send a voucher copy of and/or a link to any online posting to:
    Koelnmesse GmbH
    Expo Team, Annika Belisle
    P.O.B. 21 07 60
    50532 Cologne

    4. Validity of this disclaimer
    Should parts or individual phrases of this text not, no longer or not fully conform to established law, the remaining parts of this document remain shall unaffected.

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Expo 2025 Osaka, Kansai, Japan