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Exhibitor checklist

We want to make sure that your participation as an ISM exhibitor is stress free. In addition we want to and make it easier for you to prepare for the trade fair. The following check list will provide you with an overview of all the things that you should consider and it includes important deadlines. This way, you will have all the important dates at a glance.

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  • Stand space

    Application for main exhibitor

    04.05.2020 | 9:00 AM

    We recommend that you register before layout planning begins on 04.05.2020.

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Existing customers
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Tyhardi Soemansah
    Sales Manager
    New exhibitors; Newcomer Area; exhibitors fruit and vegetable snacks; jerky, fish and meat snacks; breakfast; coffee and tea
    Tel. +49 221 821-2712
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the online application forms
  • Orders

    Hotel room reservations

    04.05.2020 | 9:00 AM

    Book your hotel accomodation for ISM here. We recommand that you book your hotel rooms early via our online booking system.

    Hotel and Travel Services
    Tel. +49 221 821-3998
    Fax +49 221 821-3999
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the booking portal
  • Stand space

    Deadline Early Bird

    31.05.2020 | 11:59 PM

    By registering on or before 31st May 2020 exhibitors will be charged the reduced trade fair participation price of 183,50 euro/m². The price is based on the date the application forms are received by Koelnmesse.

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Existing customers
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Tyhardi Soemansah
    Sales Manager
    New exhibitors; Newcomer Area; exhibitors fruit and vegetable snacks; jerky, fish and meat snacks; breakfast; coffee and tea
    Tel. +49 221 821-2712
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the online application forms
  • Stand space

    Regular participation fees

    01.06.2020 | 9:00 AM

    The regular price of 229.00 euro/m² will take effect starting 1st June 2020.

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Existing customers
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Tyhardi Soemansah
    Sales Manager
    New exhibitors; Newcomer Area; exhibitors fruit and vegetable snacks; jerky, fish and meat snacks; breakfast; coffee and tea
    Tel. +49 221 821-2712
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the online application forms
  • Stand space

    Layout planning begins

    08.06.2020 | 9:00 AM

    Start of hall allocation

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Existing customers
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Tyhardi Soemansah
    Sales Manager
    New exhibitors; Newcomer Area; exhibitors fruit and vegetable snacks; jerky, fish and meat snacks; breakfast; coffee and tea
    Tel. +49 221 821-2712
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

  • Stand space

    Mailing of stand confirmations

    15.07.2020 | 9:00 AM

    Starting about mid-July 2020 stand confirmations are sent out. The participation contract takes effect with stand confirmation. The stand area confirmation includes dimensioned stand sketches and site maps as attachments.

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Existing customers
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Tyhardi Soemansah
    Sales Manager
    New exhibitors; Newcomer Area; exhibitors fruit and vegetable snacks; jerky, fish and meat snacks; breakfast; coffee and tea
    Tel. +49 221 821-2712
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

  • Advertising materials

    Orders accepted for Business Tickets

    02.09.2020 | 9:00 AM

    Order your Business Tickets easily online and invite your important customers to visit your trade fair stand for free.

    Exhibitor Support
    Tel. +49 221 821-2994
    Fax +49 221 821-3437
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To ordering Business Tickets
  • Stand space

    Registration New Product Showcase

    02.09.2020 | 11:59 PM

    Participation requests shall be considered according to availability after the date of receipt of the registration for the New Product Showcase at Koelnmesse; the exhibitor shall be informed of nonacceptance in writing.

    Project Management

    Francesco Voncken
    Project Assistant
    Tel. +49 221 821-3061
    Fax +49 221 821-3410
    e-mail

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  • Services

    Mailing of Koelnmesse-Service-Portal log-in data

    01.10.2020 | 9:00 AM

    Starting about October 2020 Koelnmesse-Service-Portal (KSP) log-in data is sent to exhibitors whose stands have been confirmed. You can easily order our trade fair services online through the KSP.

    Koelnmesse-Service-Portal Hotline
    Tel. +49 221 821-3666
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal
  • Passes

    Mailing of work and exhibitor passes with participation invoice

    02.11.2020 | 9:00 AM

    You will receive the invoice for the participation fee including stand area rental, along with your free work and exhibitor passes, starting around November 2020. These passes will be valid from the first day of construction to the last day of dismantling. Free work passes will also be included that allow personnel involved in construction and dismantling to have access to the exhibition centre. Invoice amounts are payable immediately upon receipt of the invoice.

    Order additional exhibitor passes for stand personnel and stand construction passes for stand builders here online from November 2020 on.

    Exhibitor Support
    Tel. +49 221 821-2994
    Fax +49 221 821-3437
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

  • Services

    Deadline 02.11.2020 for ordering fire protection in the KSP

    02.11.2020 | 11:59 PM

    Deadline for ordering fire protection:

    Use form T.23 to place your order through the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal. It is possible to make a reservation at a later point in time for an additional charge.

    Koelnmesse-Service-Portal Hotline
    Tel. +49 221 821-3666
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal
  • Invoice

    Mailing of stand rental invoice

    07.11.2020 | 9:00 AM

    You will receive the invoice for the participation fee including stand area rental, along with your free work and exhibitor passes, starting around November 2020. Invoice amounts are payable immediately upon receipt of the invoice.

    Exhibitor Support
    Tel. +49 221 821-3941
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

  • Stand construction

    Deadline 30.11.2020 for ordering all-inclusive-stand package

    30.11.2020 | 11:59 PM

    Order ordering stand construction services (incl. partition walls and carpet) via booth-configurator. It is possible to make a reservation at a later point in time for an additional charge.

    Herr Ingo Keller
    Stand construction
    Tel. +49 221 821-3616
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the online application forms
  • Services

    Deadline for ordering suspensions (from hall ceiling)

    30.11.2020 | 11:59 PM

    Place your order through the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal!

    - Form T.02 - Deadline for ordering exhaust vent and compressed air installation*
    - Form T.03 - Deadline for ordering suspensions (from the hall celling)*

    *It is possible to make a reservation at a later point in time for an additional charge.

    Koelnmesse-Service-Portal Hotline
    Tel. +49 221 821-3666
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal
  • Stand space

    Application of co-exhibitors

    01.12.2020 | 11:59 PM

    We recommend that you register before the deadline of the catalogue on 01.12.2020. Form 1.20 is available in the online application forms area.

    Explanation co-exhibitors: Co-exhibitors are companies that are represented at the trade fair with their own products and their own personnel but use the stand area of a main exhibitor. Companies within a corporate group and subsidiaries count as co-exhibitors.

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Existing customers
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Tyhardi Soemansah
    Sales Manager
    New exhibitors; Newcomer Area; exhibitors fruit and vegetable snacks; jerky, fish and meat snacks; breakfast; coffee and tea
    Tel. +49 221 821-2712
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the online application forms
  • Stand space

    Application of additionally represented companies

    01.12.2020 | 11:59 PM

    We recommend that you register before the deadline of the catalogue on 01.12.2020 Form 1.21 is available in the online application forms area.

    Explanation additionally represented companies: Additionally represented companies are companies that are represented at the trade fair by their products but not by their own personnel.

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Existing customers
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Tyhardi Soemansah
    Sales Manager
    New exhibitors; Newcomer Area; exhibitors fruit and vegetable snacks; jerky, fish and meat snacks; breakfast; coffee and tea
    Tel. +49 221 821-2712
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the online application forms
  • Stand space

    Application for Newcomer Area

    01.12.2020 | 11:59 PM

    We recommend that you register before the deadline of the catalogue on 01.12.2020 at the latest. The allocation of spaces will be effected according to availability (limited exhibition space).

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the online application forms
  • Stand space

    Application for Start-up Area

    01.12.2020 | 11:59 PM

    We recommend that you register before the deadline of the catalogue on 01.12.2020 at the latest. The allocation of spaces will be effected according to availability (limited exhibition space).

    Sales

    Claudia Majchrowicz
    Sales Manager
    Tel. +49 221 821-3899
    Fax +49 221 821-3340
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the online application forms
  • Advertising materials

    Editorial and advertising deadline for the Marketing Package

    01.12.2020 | 11:59 PM

    All main exhibitors, co-exhibitors and all additionally represented companies are obliged to order the Marketing Package, which includes an entry in the printed catalogue. A fee is charged for this service. Please make a note of the deadline for providing editorial and advertising content.

    NEUREUTER FAIR MEDIA GmbH
    Tel. +49 201 365 47-238
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the Media Shop
  • Stand space

    Registration for a standparty

    21.12.2020 | 11:59 PM

    Organisation of receptions, parties and other events at your trade fair stand.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Mike Popodi
    Tel. +49 221 821-2818
    Fax +49 221 821-3435
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

  • Services

    Deadline 04.01.2021 for ordering in the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal

    04.01.2021 | 11:59 PM

    Place your order through the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal!

    - Form M.01 - Deadline for ordering advertising space
    - Form T.01 - Deadline for ordering electrical installations*
    - Form T.02 - Deadline for ordering water connections*
    - Form T.04 - Deadline for ordering stand security*
    - Form T.05 - Deadline for ordering stand cleaning
    - Form T.06 - Deadline for ordering waste disposal
    - Form T.13 - Deadline for tableware rental
    - Form T.17 - Deadline for ordering internet and telecommunications*
    - Form T.18 - Deadline for ordering forwarding services
    - Form T.19 - Deadline for ordering (long-term) parking permits*

    *It is possible to make a reservation at a later point in time for an additional charge.

    Koelnmesse-Service-Portal Hotline
    Tel. +49 221 821-3666
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal
  • Services

    Deadline for ordering parking spaces for trucks/containers/trailers

    11.01.2021 | 12:00 AM

    Use form T.20 to place your order through the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal.

    Please note: It is possible to make a reservation at a later point in time for an additional charge. Allocation is subject to availability.

    Koelnmesse-Service-Portal Hotline
    Tel. +49 221 821-3666
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal
  • Orders

    Deadline for ordering catering delivery services

    18.01.2021 | 12:00 AM

    Order via web shop Aramark catering.

    at Koelnmesse GmbH
    Deutz-Mülheimer Straße 30
    50679 Köln
    Tel. +49 221 284-8584
    Fax +49 221 284-8599
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the Aramark webshop
  • Orders

    Deadline for ordering conference and office catering

    18.01.2021 | 12:00 AM

    Order via webshop of Kirberg catering.

    Kirberg Messecatering GmbH
    Gewerbehof 18
    51469 Bergisch Gladbach

    Tel. +49 221 284-8552
    Fax +49 221 284-8550

    Write an e-mail
    To the website

    Download calendar entry

    To the Kirberg webshop
  • Services

    Deadline 18.01.2021 for ordering in the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal

    18.01.2021 | 11:59 PM

    Place your order through the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal!

    - Form M.02 - Deadline for press compartments
    - Form M.03 - Deadline for ordering room rental (office and conference rooms)
    - Form T.07-T.12 - Deadline for ordering furniture rental
    - Form T.14 - Deadline for plant rental and sale
    - Form T.15 - Deadline for ordering audio/video/PC equipment rental
    - Form T.16 - Deadline for light, video and sound systems
    - Form T.21 - Deadline for ordering hostesses/stand staff and setup, dismantling and supporting staff
    - Form T.24 - Deadline for material impregnation

    Koelnmesse-Service-Portal Hotline
    Tel. +49 221 821-3666
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal
  • Trade Fair

    GEMA registration deadline

    25.01.2021 | 11:59 PM

    Register musical reproduction/performance with GEMA.

    GEMA – Bezirksdirektion NRW
    P.O. Box 1013 43, 44013 Dortmund, Germany
    Tel. +49 231 57701-200
    Fax +49 231 57701-230

    www.gema.de

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  • Stand construction

    Start of Build up and dismantling period

    28.01.2021 | 8:00 AM

    Please observe the traffic guidelines and the vehicle admission.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Thomas Krohm
    Tel. +49 221 821-2978
    Fax +49 221 821-3209
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    Build up and dismantling period
  • Stand construction

    End of Build up period

    30.01.2021 | 8:00 PM

    Please observe the traffic guidelines and the vehicle admission.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Thomas Krohm
    Tel. +49 221 821-2978
    Fax +49 221 821-3209
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    Build up and dismantling period
  • Trade Fair

    Start of the fair

    31.01.2021 | 8:00 AM

    This opening times are valid for exhibitors. Visitors can access from 09:00 a.m.

    Download calendar entry

    To the opening hours
  • Stand construction

    Start of dismantling

    03.02.2021 | 4:00 PM

    Stands may not be partially or completely cleared before the official dismantling period begins at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 03 February 2021. Koelnmesse has the right to impose a fine of up to 5,000.00 EUR for each time that an exhibitor violates this regulation. The size of the fine will depend on the seriousness of the violation. Koelnmesse may in addition/as an alternative bar the exhibitor in question from participating in the following event.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Thomas Krohm
    Tel. +49 221 821-2978
    Fax +49 221 821-3209
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    Construction and dismantling instructions
  • Stand construction

    Please note dismantling period

    03.02.2021 | 4:00 PM

    Stands may not be partially or completely cleared before the official dismantling period begins at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 03 February 2021. Koelnmesse has the right to impose a fine of up to 5,000.00 EUR for each time that an exhibitor violates this regulation. The size of the fine will depend on the seriousness of the violation. Koelnmesse may in addition/as an alternative bar the exhibitor in question from participating in the following event.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Thomas Krohm
    Tel. +49 221 821-2978
    Fax +49 221 821-3209
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    Construction and dismantling instructions
  • Trade Fair

    End of the fair

    03.02.2021 | 5:00 PM

    This opening hours are valid for exhibitors. Visitors can access till 04:00 p.m.

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    To the opening hours
  • Invoice

    Mailing final invoice for services

    19.02.2021 | 9:00 AM

    Dispatch of invoice as end of February 2021 – Koelnmesse GmbH is entitled to collect an adequate down payment for the services provided at an event – e.g. electricity and water supplies, stand cleaning etc. The amount of the down payment for services is based on the services invoiced at the previous event. For exhibitors that did not take part in the previous event, the down payment amounts to 19,50 Euro per m². Following the event, a separate invoice will be drawn up for the services provided; the down payment will be credited to this amount. Invoice amounts are payable immediately upon receipt. If the down payment exceeds the amount charged for services provided, the excess amount will be paid back to the exhibitor. Exhibitors are not entitled to have interest paid on their down payment.

    Exhibitor Support
    Tel. +49 221 821-3941
    e-mail

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