photokina: 26.–29.09.2018 08.–11.05.2019

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CREATE! DISCOVER! CONNECT!

Seize the opportunity to present yourself to an interested and relevant public at the world's leading trade fair for imaging: develop new business chances, discover further markets and establish attractive business contacts! Talk to us now about the ideal solution for your trade fair success!

Convincing facts and figures

190,000

photo and video fans from more than 130 countries

5,000

journalists from 70 countries on-site in Cologne

83 %

of the exhibitors see photokina as the world's most important industry event

89 %

89% recommend the trade fair

Take a look into the future

Digital transformation and increasingly shorter innovation cycles – the rapid development of the imaging industry opens up exciting new perspectives. Discover the chances and possibilities resulting for you at photokina!

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Register now to secure your benefits

Apply as an exhibitor now for photokina 2018. Those who also apply directly for photokina 2019 enjoy attractive early bird advantages!

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Theme worlds that inspire your public

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Attract maximum attention

You would like to present your new products, services and ideas to the largest possible interested public – then talk to us about participation in the IMAGING LAB, MOTION STAGE, RENTAL POINT or the WEDDING ZONE!

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Order all services from one source

In the Koelnmesse service portal you have comfortable access to all services directly from one contact: Koelnmesse – from logistics through stand outfitting to catering.

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Your checklist: things you should remember

Deadline

Editorial and advertising deadline for the Media Package
20.07.2018 | 17:00 Uhr

The marketing services offered by Koelnmesse GmbH are the comprehensive and attention-grabbing solution for all stages of your trade fair communication. Use of the marketing services listed under Item 7.1 (Special Participation Conditions) is mandatory for all represented companies, co-exhibitors a...

To the Media Shop

Deadline

Deadline for ordering stand construction (incl dividers/carpeted)
26.07.2018 | 17:00 Uhr

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.

To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal

Deadline

Deadline 26.07.2018 for ordering in the KSP
26.07.2018 | 17:00 Uhr

Place your order through the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal!

Form T.02 - Deadline for ordering exhaust vent/compressed air installation *

Form T.03 - Deadline for ordering hanging objects *

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

To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal

Deadline

Deadline 23.08.2018 for ordering in the KSP
23.08.2018 | 17:00 Uhr

Place your order through the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal! Form M.01 - Deadline for ordering advertising space Form M.04 - Deadline for ordering room rental (office and conference rooms) Form T.01 - Deadline for ordering electrical installations* Form T.02 - Deadline for ordering water connectio...

To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal

Info

Deadline for ordering parking spaces for trucks/refrigerated container
06.09.2018 | 17:00 Uhr

Please note: Allocation is subject to availability.

To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal

Deadline

GEMA registration deadline
10.09.2018 | 17:00 Uhr

Register musical reproduction/performance with GEMA.

Deadline

Deadline for ordering conference and office catering
14.09.2018 | 17:00 Uhr

Order via webshop of Kirberg catering.

To the Kirberg webshop

Deadline

Deadline 18.09.2018 for ordering in the KSP
18.09.2018 | 17:00 Uhr

Place your order through the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal! Form C.01 - Deadline for ordering catering delivery services Form M.02 - Deadline for event organisation (e.g., stand parties) Form M.03 - Deadline for ordering press compartments Form M.05 - Deadline for ordering photographer service F...

To the Koelnmesse-Service-Portal

Start date

Start of Construction period
20.09.2018 | 07:00 Uhr

Please observe the traffic guidelines and the vehicle admission.

Construction and dismantling instructions

Info

End of Construction period all halls
25.09.2018 | 20:00 Uhr

Please observe the traffic guidelines and the vehicle admission.

Construction and dismantling instructions

Start date

Start of the fair
26.09.2018 | 09:00 Uhr

This opening times are valid for exhibitors. Visitors can access from 10:00 a.m.

To the opening times

Start date

Start of dismantling
29.09.2018 | 18:00 Uhr

The stand may not be partially or completely cleared, nor may exhibits be packed away, before 6:00 p.m. on 29.09.2018. Koelnmesse has the right to impose a contract penalty of up to 5,000.00 euros for each time that an exhibitor violates this regulation. Koelnmesse may in addition/as an alternative...

Construction and dismantling instructions

Info

End of the fair
29.09.2018 | 18:00 Uhr

This opening times are valid for exhibitors. Visitors can access till 18:00 a.m.

To the opening times

Info

End of dismantling period all halls
02.10.2018 | 18:00 Uhr

Please observe the traffic guidelines and the vehicle admission.

Construction and dismantling instructions

Four days of photokina – and in future annually

Ideally you should note your next photokina dates right now:
26–29 September 2018
8–11 May 2019

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