photokina: 26.–29.09.2018 08.–11.05.2019

Press dates

Information on Media Preview Day, September 25th, 2018


The day before photokina officially starts, the following exhibitor press conferences will take place on the fairgrounds:

Time CompanyLocationLanguage
11.30 a.m. Leica Camera AGCongress-Centre North, Konrad-Adenauer-SaalEnglish
12.30 p.m. PanasonicCongress-Centre North, Konrad-Adenauer-Saal English
01.30 p.m. FUJIFILMCongress-Centre North, Rheinsaal English
03.00 p.m. Canon GermanyCongress-Centre East, KristallsaalGerman/English
04.15 p.m. NikonHall 2.2, StandEnglish
05.30 p.m. OlympusHall 1, Olympus Perspective PlaygroundEnglish

Contents are subject to change

Access to the press conferences

September 25th is no official day of show. Journalists will only be able to enter the fairgrounds via Congress-Center North.

You may get your accreditation online starting in May, or on location September 25th. Your press ticket will allow you to participate in the press conferences as well as use press parking (P8) on Media Preview Day.

The afternoon press conferences take place in the Southern area of the fairgrounds. The afternoon press conferences take place in the Southern area of the fairgrounds. You will receive a wristband when signing-in at the registration counter, which will give you permission to be on the fairgrounds during build-up. Please wear your wristband in plain sight.

There will be no shuttle service on Media Preview Day. Congress-Centre North and East are within walking distance of each other and transition times are figured into the schedule.

Please note that during build-up only the press conference halls and areas will be accessible to you.

You may leave the fairgrounds at all times through all entrances.