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Information for stand constructors

Please note: trucks are not allowed on the roads on 1 November 2021

In North Rhine-Westphalia, 1 November (All Saints' Day) is a public holiday. Please note the driving ban in force on Sundays and public holidays. In accordance with § 30 Para. 3 and 4 of the German Road Traffic Regulations (StVO), trucks with a permissible total weight of more than 7.5 t and trailers pulled behind trucks may not be driven on Sundays and public holidays between midnight and 10:00 pm for the commercial or remunerated transport of goods, including the associated empty trips.

How to make sure your stand construction and dismantling goes to plan

For you as an exhibition stand builder or an exhibitor, a smooth arrival and precise timing are the key to success. To make sure everything goes to plan, we provide you with all the information you need so that constructing and dismantling your trade fair stand is as easy and as pleasant as possible.

When can stand construction start? Is there easy access for heavy goods vehicles? Which technical regulations must be followed? You can find the answers to these questions and other queries about transport logistics, technical equipment and infrastructure at a glance here.

You can count on us: Your contacts at Koelnmesse will be happy to assist you at any time.

eSlot makes trade show transportation more efficient

Dynamic logistics management takes you to the trade fair by the fastest route. Your loading time is reserved and you drive straight through to the loading area.

  • Faster to the trade fair
  • Free drive to the hall
  • No waiting times
  • Less stress

Optimize your trade fair logistics now

We will be glad to assist you.

Your contact person

Essentials at a glance

Please observe the technical guidelines for trade fairs and other events; the guidelines are binding on all exhibitors and organizers.

NUNAV - the smart way to Koelnmesse

NUNAV - the smart way to Koelnmesse

Get to your trade fair parking space intelligently guided and with less congestion with our navigation app NUNAV. The app is available free of charge for Android and iOS .

Learn more about NUNAV
Build up and dismantling periods

We want to help you and your stand construction companies to have as trouble-free a time on the Koelnmesse grounds as possible.

Build up and dismantling period