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Klaus Dittrich is new chairman of FKM

December 15, 2016

Klaus Dittrich (61), Chairman & CEO of Messe München, is to be the new Chairman of FKM—the Society of Voluntary Control of Fair and Exhibition Statistics. On December 15, 2016 in Frankfurt, he was elected at the general meeting of this German certification organization for trade-fair figures. Mr. Dittrich takes office on January 1, 2017 for a period of three years. The present Chairman is Wolfgang Marzin, President & CEO of Messe Frankfurt, who has been in office since April 2010.


Britta Wirtz, Managing Director of Karlsruher Messe- und Kongress-GmbH, was confirmed as 1st Vice Chairwoman of FKM. Carola Schwennsen, Managing Director of Fachausstellungen Heckmann GmbH, remains 2nd Vice Chairwoman.


FKM is the German certification organization for key trade-fair figures. It comprises 52 German fair organizers; for about 200 fairs each year, these have the exhibitor and visitor statistics as well as visitor structural data certified by the auditing company Ernst & Young. In addition, Veronafiere and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council are represented in FKM as guest members. Full information about FKM at


Press contact, FKM:
Harald Kötter
Tel.: 030 24000-140
Fax: 030 24000-340

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  • New chairman of FKM

    Klaus Dittrich