Business Ticket redemption


  • Login or register for the first time at the Ticket Shop.
  • Enter your Business Ticket code in the input field and press "Redeem".
  • After completing the order trransaction, the ticket is available as a download.
  • Print out your ticket or download to your mobile device.

Note: Business Tickets are always assigned to a certain type of admission ticket, i.e. for a day ticket.

Please note that this admission ticket is personalised and is not transferrable.

Important information:Please note that the Ticket Shop for ISM 2017 will close on 31.01.2017. After that, Business Tickets can no longer be redeemed online.

Admission ticket voucher

Further useful information:

You will receive your free travel ticket in a separate e-mail. For use of the public transport system please print out the PDF file in size A4 or download the PDF file to your mobile device.

The travel ticket (2nd class) is valid for public transport in the expanded network of the Rhein Sieg Transport Authority (VRS).

Exempted are trains of the Deutsche Bahn AG subject to a surcharge, e.g. the IC/EC or ICE.

The public transport ticket only provides authorization for arrival and departure in the context of a visit to Koelnmesse GmbH within the indicated period of the trade fair. It is non-transferable and only valid in connection with a valid photo identification and an admission ticket of Koelnmesse GmbH.

Further travel information can be found under the rubric Travel and accomodation.

Trade visitor

The ISM is a trade fair. Koelnmesse GmbH reserves the right to conduct suitable trade visitor inspections on site.

The trade character of ISM is fundamental to the success of this event. Therefore, qualifications as a trade visitor must be provided when entering ISM.

Buyers of the following retail and wholesale will be admitted:

  • Confectionery, food and beverage wholesale, import and purchasing associations
  • Trade chains and their regional branches
  • Filling stations-chains - central/local administration
  • Hypermarkets
  • Suppliers for foodservice
  • Retail confectionery trade
  • Pastry shops, cafés, bakeries, confectioneries
  • Cash & carry operations
  • Bakery requirement wholesale
  • Health food wholesalers
  • Drugstore chains
  • Department stores
  • Online-food retailers
  • Vending machine operators
  • Nutrition scientists
  • Food chemists
  • Producers of sweets and snacks according to the list of products

Cases at ISM: In duration of the ISM there are no cases allowed!

Children and youths

Please note, if you want to bring children along!

Children over the age of 12 are admitted only when accompanied by adults and in possession of a valid admission ticket. Children below the age of 12 are not admitted. They will be provided with an excellently equipped day care centre at no charge. Babies up to the age of one can be carried.

There are no buggies or strollers allowed!

Accompanying pets

It is prohibited to bring dogs and other pets to our fair grounds.