Ticket for ISM 2017

At the bottom of the price list, you can find further information about your ticket.

Prices Advance sale Office box
Season ticket 68.00 EUR 84.00 EUR
3-day ticket 62.00 EUR 78.00 EUR
2-day ticket 52.00 EUR 69.00 EUR
Day ticket 33.00 EUR 51.00 EUR

  • Login or register for the first time at the Ticket Shop.
  • Select desired ticket and complete the order transaction.
  • After completing the order transaction the ticket is available as a download.
  • Print out your ticket or download to your mobile device.

The presales price only applies for Ticket Shop orders received on or before 28.01.2017. From 29.01.2017 on, the box office prices are valid.

Make use of your advantages:

  • Up to 35 % savings
  • No waiting times at the box office
  • Free travel ticket

You can pay by PayPal or credit card (MasterCard, VISA, Diners Club, American Express) in the Ticket Shop.

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.

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.