ISM: 02.–05.02.2020

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Business Ticket redemption

Business Tickets for the ISM can be redeemed in the Ticket Shop as of mid-September 2019.

You can exchange your Business Ticket for an admission ticket in the Ticket Shop in four simple steps:

  1. Login or register for the first time at the Ticket Shop
  2. Enter your Business Ticket-Code in the input field and press “Redeem”
  3. After completing the order transaction the ticket is available as a download
  4. Print out your ticket or download to your mobile device

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

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

Further information

Travel ticket

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 free travel ticket (2nd class) is valid for public transport in the expanded network of the Rhein Sieg Transportoperated by 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.

Access authorization - trade visitors only

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.

Would you like to know more?

Visitor-Hotline ISM
Tel. +49 1806 002 200
Fax +49 221 821-991220
Write an e-mail