Please find the opening hours of the Press Centre here
Admission to a previous event is no guarantee for renewed accreditation. A new application has to be made for each event. Please observe the current accreditation guidelines.
You can become accredited online or on-site during the current event (see point 4).
Exclusively in the Press Centre North
Access figures and the size of the medium do not play a role in the accreditation process, there is no limit on the number of people.
No. Each person from a medium has to apply for an accreditation individually using the online form. Group applications cannot be processed.
Yes, press tickets will only be issued to persons aged 16 and over. Press tickets can only be issued to younger people on presentation of a youth press card.
Holders of a youth press card receive accreditation for one day.
After successful accreditation, the press tickets will be directly sent out per post. Due to the high number of enquiries, the accreditation can take up to 3 weeks.
Please check your SPAM file. The subject of the confirmation email is: aquanale 2019: Confirmation of accreditation.
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The accreditation guidelines were not fulfilled or not completely fulfilled. Evidence is missing or is not sufficient.
Free WiFi access is available in the Press Centre North.
The free WiFi offer for the visitors is available via the SSID (name of the WiFi network) #hotspot.koelnmesse. After registering on the portal page of this network, you will have free access to the Internet.
Press car park is available under the Zoobrücke bridge (near Hall 8).
Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße 51, 50679 Köln
We kindly ask for your understanding that we post the press appointments online shortly before the trade fair in order to secure the completeness of the appointments.