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Frequently asked exhibitor questions—FAQs

We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions about f.re.e for you on this page.

Safety and hygiene concept

What is the safety and hygiene concept for exhibitors?

The latest information on our safety and hygiene concept can be found on the website of Messe München. Please note that we are continuously working on these regulations.

General exhibitor questions

Where can I get current information on f.re.e in connection with the coronavirus?

We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions about f.re.e for you on this page.

Latest information on the health and safety concept of Messe München can be found here.

What does my f.re.e exhibitor pass entitle me to?

Your exhibitor pass gives you access to the fair beginning at 08:00, which is before the official opening time.

Please keep in mind that your exhibitor pass does NOT entitle you to free use of public transportation in Munich.

How do I get to the trade-fair center?

Information about getting to the fair is available under Getting there .

How do I get to the trade-fair center using my navigation system?

Depending on which navigation system you are using, you will find the Messe München trade-fair center and the Internationale Congress Center München ICM under the categories “trade-fair center” and “exhibition center” and under the keyword “trade fair”.

Some navigation systems allow you to choose between the East, West or North Entrances to the trade-fair center. Use the East Entrance to get to f.re.e.

You may also enter the address “Am Messeturm 4”.

More information is available on the page Getting there .

Who can I contact about travel arrangements and a visa?

Travel and visa information can be found under "Travel & Stay". When it comes to matters concerning travel arrangements and visa, our foreign representatives are also available and would be pleased to provide any assistance that you need.

Who can answer questions of a technical nature?

If you have any questions of a technical nature, please contact our Exhibitor Technical Services Team:

Exhibitor Technical Services (TAS)
Team 1
Phone: +49 89 949-21164
Fax: +49 89 949-21169
E-mail: tas1@messe-muenchen.de

Are exhibitors' technicians allowed to work in the utility ducts at the Messe München trade-fair center?

No. For safety reasons, cables and lines may only be installed by technicians who work for Messe München or its official service partners.

What information is available regarding the topic of „Imitations at trade fairs“?

Please refer to the following information sheet.

Am I allowed to bring my dog onto the exhibition grounds of Messe München?

No, according to Messe München´s house and user rules it is not allowed to bring animals onto the exhibition grounds with the exception of guide dogs and other assistance dogs.


What stand types are available and how much do they cost?

Four different stand types are available:

  • Row stand: one side open
  • Corner stand: two sides open
  • End stand: three sides open
  • Island stand: four sides open

The actual participation fees are available under Prices .

The participation fee is based solely on the amount of floor space booked. All necessary services (stand construction, technical infrastructure, etc.) are invoiced separately.

Is my application already binding?

You must send us a complete online application form. Unfortunately, we cannot accept registrations by telephone. Your application is not yet binding.

Once we have received your application, we will send you a stand proposal (after stand allocation begins). Your application becomes binding when you sign, and in doing so, accept that stand proposal.

How do I register my co-exhibitors?

All co-exhibitors must be registered with the f.re.e Exhibition Management Team. The registration fee is EUR 190.

Additional information is available under Application form for co-exhibitors .

What must the design of my exhibition stand look like?

The design of your stand should be adapted to suit the type of stand that you have booked (island, end, corner or row stand). You must cover the floor of your stand space with carpeting or another type of flooring. Please consider the regulations in our general terms of participation .

When is the registration deadline?

There is no closing date for registrations, in order to be able to plan we always need your registration as early as possible.

For f.re.e 2023 the placement proposals will be sent out probably at the beginning of July 2022 at the earliest.

Can I select my stand location myself?

You may indicate your location preference on your application, and we will do our best to meet your request. However, please keep in mind that, for organizational reasons, we cannot meet everyone's request. In any case, we recommend that you register as early as possible. Doing so increases your chances of getting an optimum location.


What is the delivery address for f.re.e 2023?

f.re.e 2023
Am Messesee 2
81829 München

Please keep in mind that this address is only applicable during the actual fair (22th to 26th February 2023). For deliveries prior to the fair, please contact one of our service partners:

Schenker Deutschland AG
Phone: +49 89 949-24300
Fax: +49 89 949-24339
E-mail: fairs.muenchen@dbschenker.com

Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG
Phone: +49 89 949-24400
Fax: +49 89 949-24409
E-mail: carsten.emde@kuehne-nagel.com

What general traffic regulations apply?

The Traffic Guide will be available here.

What are the setup and dismantling times?

Friday, February 17, 2023, 08:00 to
Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 18:00.

All vehicles must be removed from the halls by 18:00. Decoration work on the stands must be completed by 20:00.

Sunday, February 26, 2023 06:00 to
Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 18:00.


In which fair-related media for f.re.e are exhibitors mentioned?

All exhibitors at f.re.e have a basic entry that includes being named in the online catalog. All possibilities can be found in the section Entry in fair-related media .

IMPORTANT: Expensive catalog in the Expo Guide
The Mexican-based company “Commercial Online Manuals S de RL de CV” continues to contact f.re.e exhibitors in an effort to sell them an entry in the online exhibitor directory. The fine print on the offer form contains a clause that requires exhibitors who sign the form to pay an annual fee of EUR 1,181 to the company for a period of three years.

Please be advised that this company is not a partner of f.re.e and/or Messe München GmbH, and that an entry in our fair-related media has nothing to do with the Expo Guide.

How can I advertise within the scope of f.re.e?

All exhibitors that have registered for and are admitted to f.re.e may order advertising. Please find more information here .

What advertising alternatives are available to exhibitors?

When you register for the fair, you automatically order your basic entry in the online exhibitor database for f.re.e, described on the application form. When the time comes, our catalog publisher will contact you about ways to optimize your entry such as booking various product categories. In addition, you can also advertise at the trade-fair center during the trade fair.