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Important information for exhibitors

Current status November 2020 - subject to change

Due to the current situation, the information for exhibitors on this page will be updated regularly and published on our homepage.

Special features due to Covid-19

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In order to make your networking as safe and successful as possible, even in corona times, we have developed a series of measures in accordance with the Corona Protection Ordinance of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and in close cooperation with the authorities in Cologne, which interlock seamlessly and regulate cooperation at the trade fair.

Our aim: to guarantee professional safety at the highest level and to create an environment in which your business can grow again.

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Catalogue of measures to download (.pdf)

Recommendations and specifications for stand construction (.pdf)


Security advice/theft prevention

So that you can concentrate fully on your business during your stay, we will be happy to give you some safety instructions in advance. Koelnmesse has taken numerous measures to ensure security on the exhibition grounds. In order to prevent criminal acts such as theft, however, your cooperation is also crucial. Below you will find information on how to protect your property effectively:

During construction:

  • All hall doors are expected to be opened
  • Are goods and stand construction elements brought in and out
  • Is it not possible to control the movement of goods in the hall


  • Leave valuables in the hotel or wear them on your body and do not deposit them anywhere
  • Decorate the stand, but bring expensive goods/individual items if possible only on Sunday morning

During the fair:

  • Does Koelnmesse provide general hall surveillance
  • This does not include special surveillance of individual stands
  • Include valuables overnight, take them with you to the hotel, order a security guard for your own stand and take out appropriate insurance.

Accommodation and your stay in Cologne

Your room enquiry can be entered on the page overnight stay . If you have still not arranged any accommodation for the fair, Ms. Astrid Wegner will be pleased to help you.

E-mail a.wegner@koelnmesse.de

During your stay in Cologne outside the ProSweets Cologne please find a map of Cologne and several proposals for restaurants, bars, sights etc on our page trade fair city of Cologne .


Please conduct any possible demonstrations in such a way that your neighbors are not subjected to any acoustic disturbance. Please check also point 5.13 of our Technical Guidelines (.pdf) for detailed information.

Waste disposal

The exhibitors are responsible for the proper and environmentally compatible disposal of waste produced during the construction, operation and dismantling of the stands. Under “Waste disposal” in the order media of Service Shop a cleaning company can be authorized by Koelnmesse to be commissioned to provide waste disposal services. Non-disposed waste will be charged at the exhibitor’s expense.

Opening hours ProSweets Cologne


For exhibitors: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00* p.m.
For visitors: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00* p.m.

*Wednesday, 03.02.2021 only until 4 p.m.

Promote your participation

Vouchers to invite your customers

Show your appreciation and invite your customers with a voucher at a preferential price.

We also offer graduated prices. Order as many voucher codes as you like from us and use them to invite your visitors to the trade fair. Afterwards you will only be charged for the redeemed tickets, depending on the total number of redeemed vouchers.

Number of vouchersPrices
0-50 vouchers30.00 EUR per redeemed voucher
51-100 vouchers28.00 EUR per redeemed voucher
101-150 vouchers24.00 EUR per redeemed voucher
<151 vouchers19.00 EUR per redeemed voucher

The voucher entitles the holder to admission to ProSweets Cologne and ISM and is also valid as a ticket on buses and trains in the extended network of the Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg (VRS). Excluded from this are trains of Deutsche Bahn AG subject to a surcharge, such as IC/EC or ICE. You can find more information and the order form here .

Your contact for questions about the vouchers:
telephone +49 221 821-2994
E-mail: tickets@koelnmesse.de

Press information

Publish all company-relevant information in the online press compartment six weeks before the start of the trade fair. The contents can be continually updated and can be accessed worldwide for up to 12 weeks after the fair.

The perfect complement is the real press compartment in the press center. Here you have exclusive access to the attending journalists. You can book the press compartment package online or via the Service Shop .

VIP service for your best customers

Invite your most important customers to ProSweets Cologne 2021 It's that simple: Send us an e-mail to VIP@prosweets-cologne.de (deadline: 04.12.2020) with the subject line: "PSC - Exhibitor - VIP Service". You will then receive 10 VIP passwords from us, which are required for your customers' free VIP ticket. Additionally, you will of course receive all further information for you and your customers.

Contact us:
Alexandra Richter
VIP Account Manager
Phone: +49 221 821-2718
E-Mail: VIP@prosweets-cologne.de

Advertising materials/ Advertising space

Be sure to put your company in the spotlight before ProSweets Cologne begins. Keep your customers informed and attract visitor’s attention with online and print advertising materials which you can order in the Media Shop . In addition to online and print advertising materials, you can also book a logo in the exhibitor search or a banner in the ProSweets Cologne app.

With the production, processing, design and advertising of the online and mobile marketing is responsible: NEUREUTER Fair Media GmbH, Tel. +49 201 36547-254, e-mail: prosweets@neureuter.de .

For your advertisement on the fairground or on advertising surfaces in the hall please contact
Mrs. Silvia Thonnett
Tel. + 49 221 821-3224
e-mail s.thonnett@koelnmesse.de .

Promotion and publicity outside your stand space

Please note that you are not authorized to promote your products or make any publicity for your company outside your designated stand(s) (e.g. in or in front of the halls, on the parking lots or entrance areas).

Business Networking Matchmaking365+

Your digital supplement to the trade fair on site. Expand and strengthen your business network, easily find new, valuable business contacts and celebrate lasting trade fair successes!

You will receive the invitation from October 2020 by e-mail with your login data.

Go to Matchmaking365+

Service Shop

Order deadline 30.12.2020


In order to ensure a smooth build up, please make your orders for suspension points, electricity, compressed air, water, etc. until the 30.12.2020 in the Service Shop . This increases the predictability and improves the control capabilities of the affected service providers before they are build up for the ProSweets Cologne.


Phone: +49 221 821-3500

E-mail: service-shop@exhibitor.koelnmesse.de

Within the Service Shop, you have the possibility to book various Koelnmesse services online, for example electrical and water installations, parking permits and furniture.

You will receive further information shortly by separate e-mail.

Go to the Service Shop

Stand construction & logistics

Stand construction

Please note that the rental fee for stand area does not include the costs for any constructions. It is the price for the raw space. If you need stand construction you can order stand packages via the stand configurator online , too. When planning your trade fair appearance, please ensure that you comply with our recommendations and specifications for stand construction.

Your contact:
Mrs. Frau Michaela Kröll
phone +49 221 821–2936
E-Mail: m.kroell@koelnmesse.de


Please pay attention to our Traffic Guidelines and the Traffic Guidance Plan , which you can find on our homepage from November. Here you will find important information on assembly and dismantling, directions, closures and changed traffic routing around the exhibition grounds as well as contacts for freight forwarders. Please also inform your transport and stand construction companies.

Your contact for logistics:
Mr. Thomas Krohm
phone +49 221 821-2978
e-mail: t.krohm@koelnmesse.de

Storage space

Additional storage space in the hall can be ordered against a fee. If you need storage space, please contact Mrs. Sandra Stroscherer via e-mail s.stroscherer@koelnmesse.de .

Maximum overall height

The maximum overall height of stand structures and inclusive advertising may not exceed 4.50 meters. In individual cases, depending on constructional and technical issues, a stand height going beyond 4.50 meters can be agreed upon request by Koelnmesse. In this case please send all plans 6 weeks before the show for approval to acceptance@koelnmesse.de . Structures on the boundaries of neighboring exhibitors may not have advertising/promotional material above 2.50 meters. Please also note the Technical Guidelines (.pdf) .

Heavy and bulky goods

The transport of vehicles, machines etc. over 3.000 kg or 20 kN per m² in the exhibition halls is only permitted after prior notification of the exhibition facilities – technical issues department.

For any help required, please contact phone tel. +49 221 821-3666, e-mail: acceptance@koelnmesse.de

Build up and dismantling time

Start of build up: Thursday, 28.01.2021, 8:00 a.m. continuous to end of build up: Saturday, 30.01.2021, 8:00 p.m.

On Saturday, 30.01.2021, at 8:00 p.m. all aisles have to be free.

Start of dismantling: Wednesday, 03.02.2021, 4:00 p.m. continuous to end of dismantling: Saturday, 06.02.2021, 6:00 p.m.
(Lorries may drive onto the exhibition center grounds after 06:00 p.m.)

Please note that dismantling on Wednesday, 03.02.2021 is not allowed earlier than 4:00 p.m.!

Important trade fair preparations

Exhibitor passes for stand personnel/Work passes for stand build up and dismantling of stand

The free exhibitor and work passes to which you are entitled in accordance with the exhibition conditions due to the size of your stand will be provided to you digitally in the form of voucher codes in a separate e-mail from us. All persons wishing to enter the exhibition grounds before, during or after the fair must register online using the online ticket purchase or exhibitor pass.

The personalised exhibitor pass entitles you to free admission to ProSweets Cologne and ISM. Furthermore, with the passes you can use the buses, trams and trains of the Cologne public transport system (KVB) and the Rhein-Sieg Transport Authority (VRS) free of charge.

Order additionally required exhibitor passes for stand personnel (59€ incl. VAT).


Please check if you have informed us on the co-exhibitors on your stand according to form 1.20 (.pdf) and form 1.30 (.pdf) . These companies must be registered in preparation of the event. Only then do the visitors at the fair have the opportunity to find all represented companies, either through the information provided by the information terminals, or via the “Exhibitor Search“ on the internet. Thus, you will provide an additional communicative link between the potential buyers and yourself as an exhibitor.

Stand invoice - Urgently adhere to payment terms

We kindly request that you check whether your invoices have already been settled, as punctual payment of the stand rental fee is a prerequisite for accessing your stand.

Exhibitor services on-site

Sandra Stroscherer

Sandra Stroscherer
Sales Manager
Tel. +49 221 821-2814
Fax +49 221 821-99 3997
Write an e-mail

Sabine Müller-Brinkmann

Sabine Müller-Brinkmann
Project Assistant
Tel. +49 221 821-2055
Fax +49 221 821-3997
Write an e-mail

Your exhibitor contact point will be available to answer all your organizational questions. You can reach us from 27 January 2021 in the Service Center East (Passage 10/11 - together with ISM).

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