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					Technical Information - Traffic Guide - Service Partners
Last updated: August 2011




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Content

                                                               Page
          ■	   Schedule	
          	    Stand	set-up	                                       3
          	    Event	days	and	stand	dismantling	                   4
          ■	   Frequently	Asked	Questions	                         5
          ■	   Construction	Heights	of	the	Exhibition	Halls	       9
          ■	   Technical	Guidelines	                              11
          ■	   Technical	Data	of	the	Exhibition	Halls	           51
          ■	   Traffic	Guide	                                    62
          ■	   	 ervice	Partners	(Who‘s	Who)	
               S                                                 69	
               Messe	Frankfurt	(A	-	Z)	                          70
          	    Hall	Managers	                                    83	
          	    Electricians	                                     86
          	    Plumbers	                                         94
          	    Photo	services	                                   95




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Schedule
 Stand set-up



                                          Advance	set-up,	free	of	charge	*6
                                          Registration	after	expiry	of	deadline     General	set-up,	free	of	charge
                                          €250/stand,	deadline:	29	Feb	2012

Day                                       Tuesday       Wednesday Thursday          Friday        Saturday       Sunday        Monday       Tuesday

Date                                       13.03.2012    14.03.2012    15.03.2012   16.03.2012    17.03.2012     18.03.2012    19.03.2012   20.03.2012
                                          7	am	-	9	pm 7	am	-	9	pm 7	am	-	9	pm 7	am-12	midn.            24	hrs.       24	hrs.      24	hrs. 0	am	-	3	pm
                                                    *1          *1          *1          *2                 *2            *2           *2            *2
                                                                                                                                          3	pm	-	6	pm
Time
                                                                                                                                                    *3



Halls/levels

6.1
8.0
9.0
11.0
GAL	0
GAL	1




*1	   Provision	of	service	facilities	for	the	halls	is	restricted.
*2	   General	set-up
*3	   Due	to	the	carpet	laying	in	the	aisles,	set-up	can	be	continued	inside	the	stands	only.	Please	keep	aisles	free.
*6	   	 dvance	set-up	must	be	registered	(see	form	LA).	The	contracting	party	is	not	permitted	to	commence	advance	set-up	until	Messe	Frankfurt	
      A
	     Exhibition	GmbH	has	approved	the	application	for	advance	set-up.

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Schedule
 Event days and stand dismantling



Event	opening	hours                                      Dismantling,	free	of	charge                Extended	dismantling	is	not	possible



Wednesday Thursday           Friday        Saturday      Saturday      Sunday          Monday                                                      Day

 21.03.2012    22.03.2012    23.03.2012    24.03.2012    24.03.2012    25.03.2012      26.03.2012                                                 Date
  Exhibitors  Exhibitors  Exhibitors  Exhibitors 6.30	pm	-	9	pm             24	hrs.        24	hrs
8	am	-	7	pm 8	am	-	7	pm 8	am	-	7	pm 8	am	-	6	pm               *4
                                                                                                                                                  Time
    Visitors    Visitors    Visitors    Visitors 9	pm-12	midn.
9	am	-	6	pm 9	am	-	6	pm 9	am	-	6	pm 9	am	-	6	pm            *5

                                                                                                                                           Halls/levels

                                                                                                                                           6.1
                                                                                                                                           8.0
                                                                                                                                           9.0
                                                                                                                                           11.0
                                                                                                                                           GAL	0
                                                                                                                                           GAL	1




*4	 Dismantling	inside	the	stands	only,	due	to	carpet	removal	in	the	aisles	and	delivery	of	empties	by	the	freight	forwarders.
*5	 Vehicle	access	for	dismantling	starting	at	9.00	p.m.



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Frequently Asked Questions / Construction heights
of the exhibition halls
Last updated: August 2011




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Frequently Asked Questions

Stand set-up


How high can I build my stand?
The	basic	construction	height	is	         The	upper	edge	of	lighting	/	adver-     be	at	least	1	metre	away	from	the	
2.50	m.	The	rear	sides	of	stands	         tisement,	or	any	other	construtions	    border	to	the	neighbouring	stand.	
adjacent	to	neighbouring	stands	          may	not	exceed	the	maximum	con-         The	building	heights	are	hall-speci-
must	be	kept	smooth	and	be	white	         struction	height	given	by	Messe	        fic	and	are	given	in	the	attached	
in	colour	from	a	height	of	2.50	m.	       Frankfurt	GmbH.	Advertising	must	       chart.

What is the actual width of a row or corner stand?
For	stands	open	on	one	or	two	sides,	     confirmed	stand	width	to	obtain	the	
6	cm	must	be	deducted	from	the	           clear	inside	dimensions.

Does my stand have bounding walls?
Please	check	this	on	the	stand	           ments.	Should	you	have	any	que-         responsible	for	your	stand.
sketch	that	you	have	received	with	       ries	or	require	any	changes,	please	
your	stand	confirmation	docu-             contact	the	sales	manager	who	is	
How high is the exhibition hall? - What floor loads and lighting do the halls have?
For	this	information,	please	see	the
Technical	Data	(p.	51	ff.).

Can I build a two-storey stand?
Two-storey	stands	may	be	set	up	in	       Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH              for	approval	at	least	6	weeks	prior	to	
some	halls	(see	hall	heights).	In	        Technical	Event	Management-	            the	event.	Should	you	require	more	
this	case,	plans,	including	structural	   trade	fairs                             detailed	information,	please	refer	to	
calculations	which	are	checkable	         Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1                  our	General	Terms	and	Conditions	
or	have	been	checked,	must	be	            60327	Frankfurt	am	Main	                and	Technical	Guidelines.
submitted	in	duplicate	to	                veranstaltungstechnik@
                                          messefrankfurt.com

Are there any pillars (columns) in my stand area and what do they look like?
The	hall	pillars	are	marked	on	the	       extends	to	7.00	m	and	halls	3	and	      the	columns	are	shown	on	the	
attached	hall	plan	as	black	rectan-       11.0	where	the	columns	have	no	         attached	stand	sketch.	The	dimen-
gles	or	circles.	The	columns	are	         cladding).	Nothing	is	to	be	attached	   sions	refer	to	the	column	cladding.	
clad	in	white	chipboard	up	to	a	          to	the	cladding	nor	must	it	be	         A	sketch	can	be	obtained	on	re-
height	of	3.0	m	(with	the	exception	      damaged	in	any	other	way.	The	          quest.
of	hall	4.0,	where	the	cladding	          exact	dimensions	and	positions	of	

May anything be suspended from the hall ceiling?
Suspensions	may	be	installed	in	          work.	                                  the	team	suspensions	at
most	halls	in	accordance	with	the	        Please	use	our	online	shop	             	+49	69	75	75-68	99,
conditions	specified	in	Easyorder.	       Easyorder	to	request	this	service.	     abhaengungen@messefrankfurt.com.
The	hall	electrician	is	the	only	per-     Should	you	have	any	questions,	
son	authorised	to	carry	out	the	          please	contact	



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Frequently Asked Questions

Service orders


Where and how can stand constructors place service orders?
Please	contact	your	contractual	         He	can	either	set	up	a	subaccount	     set	up	for	you	so	that	you	can	
partner.	In	our	online	shop	at           for	you	to	order	services	in	his	      place	orders	at	your	own	expense.
www.easyorder.messefrankfurt.com	        name	and	on	his	behalf	or	he	can	
he	can	authorize	you	to	place	orders.	   request	a	separate	account	to	be	

How can I arrange an electricity supply?
Electricity	outlets	can	be	routed	to	    floors.	Here	too,	please	use	our	      the	team	electricity	at
any	desired	point	on	your	stand	         online	shop	Easyorder	to	request	      +49	69	7575-66	70
either	via	cable	from	the	hall	ceil-     this	service.	Should	you	have	any	     strom@messefrankfurt.com.
ing	or	supply	lines	in	the	hall	         questions,	please	contact	

How can I arrange a water or compressed air supply?
You	can	see	from	your	stand	             Please	use	our	online	shop	            please	contact	the	team	water	at
sketch	whether	your	stand	has	a	         Easyorder	to	request	this	service.	    +49	69	75	75-66	78,
water	or	compressed	air	supply.	         Should	you	have	any	questions,	        wasser@messefrankfurt.com.


Can I photograph my exhibition stand?
NEW	in	the	online	shop:	In	the	          for	your	stand.	Only	with	this	are	
“Stand	service”	category,	you	can	       you	permitted	to	photograph	your	
print	out	the	“photographer	permit”	     stand.




Stand set-up


From what time and for how long can I set up and dismantle the stand?
The	exact	times	for	your	hall	level	     On	the	last	set-up	day,	carpet	lay-    free	and	unobstructed.	
are	given	in	the	schedule	on	pages	      ing	will	begin	at	3	p.m.		From	this	
3	and	4.	                                time	onwards,	aisles	must	be	kept	

Where can I apply for advance setup?
If	you	require	advance	setup,	you	       If	you	have	any	questions,	please	     Phone:	 +49	69	75	75-61	88
can	apply	for	this	at	                   contact	Ms.	Anja	Kind:                 Fax:	    +49	69	75	75-66	13
www.easyorder.messefrankfurt.com.	                                              anja.kind@messefrankfurt.com

What kind of carpeting will there be in the hall aisles?
Shortly	before	the	beginning	of	         all	the	halls.
the	event,	we	lay	coloured	
carpeting	that	covers	the	aisles	in	



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Frequently Asked Questions

Logistics


How can I obtain freight forwarding services at the exhibition grounds?
The	Messe	Frankfurt	Logistics	          your	freight/goods	and	empty	            Service	on	+49	69	75	75-60	75	
Service	is	your	point	of	contact	for	   packaging,	as	well	as	the	receipt,	      logistics@messefrankfurt.com
freight	forwarding	services	within	     warehousing	and	delivery	of	your	        (contact	person:	
the	exhibition	grounds.	The	provi-      freight/goods	to	your	stand	at	the	      Mr.	Bernd	Gerdes).
sion	of	forklifts,	cranes	and	other	    appointed	time	are	services	which	
technical	equipment,	dealing	with	      you	can	order	from	the	Logistics	

Am I allowed to use electric pallet trucks?
Electric	pallet	trucks	may	be	used	     For	safety	reasons,	electric	pallet	     Messe	Frankfurt	Logistics	Service	
for	transporting	goods	at	ground	       trucks	MUST	NOT	be	used	for	             for	this	purpose.
level	both	within	and	outside	of	the	   loading	or	unloading.	Forklifts	are	
exhibition	halls.                       available	on	a	fee	basis	from	the	

What do we have to consider when delivering materials?
For	this	information,	please	see	
Traffic	Guide,	page	62	ff.




Contacts in the exhibition halls


Where can I find the hall manager?
The	offices	of	the	hall	managers	       should	be	the	first	point	of	contact	    (Hall	number:	e.g.	Hall	3	=	3103	or	
for	each	hall	are	indicated	on	the	     for	all	problems	on-site.	Our	hall	      Hall	10	=	3110).
relevant	pictograms.	The	hall	          managers	can	be	contacted	by	
manager	and	his	representatives	        house	phone	dialling	31	XX	

Where do I find the hall electrician?
Our	hall	electricians	are	usually	lo-   located	centrally).	If	you	are	unable	   hall	manager	who	will	be	happy	to	
cated	on	the	peripheries	of	the	hall	   to	find	the	electrician	responsible	     point	you	in	the	right	direction	or	
(apart	from	Hall	4,	where	they	are	     for	your	area,	please	contact	the	       arrange	for	you	to	make	contact.




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Construction heights

 Construction heights of the exhibition halls (east side of the venue)



    Hall                                            Stand size up to 30 m2                 Stand size over 30 m2

    CMF	Harmonie                                    4.00	m                                 4.50	m;	prior	consultation
    Forum	0                                         4.00	m                                 6.00	m
    Forum	1                                         4.00	m                                 6.00	m
    1.1                                             4.00	m                                 4.00	m
    1.2                                             4.00	m                                 6.50	m
    2.0                                             4.00	m                                 8.00	m
    Gallery                                         4.00	m                                 4.00	m
    3.0                                             4.00	m                                 8.00	m
    northern	bordering	area                         4.00	m                                 6.50	m
    3.1                                             4.00	m                                 8.00	m
    western	bordering	area                          4.00	m                                 6.00	m
    southern	bordering	area                         4.00	m                                 5.00	m
    4.0                                             4.00	m                                 7.00	m
    northern/southern	bordering	area	+	Gate´s       4.00	m                                 prior	consultation
    4.1                                             4.00	m                                 4.00	m
    4.2                                             4.00	m                                 4.00	m
    5.0                                             4.00	m                                 6.00	m
    Hall	pillars                                    4.00	m                                 prior	consultation
    5.1                                             4.00	m                                 5.00	m
    niches	south                                    4.00	m                                 4.50	m
    5.1	/	6.1                                       4.00	m                                 4.00	m
   6.0                                              4.00	m                                 6.00	m
   niches	north	/	south                             3.50	m                                 4.00	m
   Hall	pillars                                     4.00	m                                 prior	consultation
   6.1                                              4.00	m                                 4.00	m
   6.2                                              4.00	m                                 4.00	m
   6.3                                              4.00	m                                 4.00	m




The	construction	heights	that	are	              sume	any	liability	for	figures	being	   smooth	and	be	white	in	colour	
given	only	apply	for	Messe	Frank-               correct.	                               from	a	height	of	2.50	m.	
furt’s	own	events.	For	guest	events	
(e.g.	IAA,	Achema,	Book	Fair,	etc.)	            Differing	restrictions	may	apply	to	
the	organiser	must	be	consulted	                certain	exhibition	halls.	The	basic	
about	construction	heights.	                    construction	height	is	2.50	m.	The	     Last	updated:	August	2011	
All	heights	must	be	checked	on	                 rear	sides	of	stands	adjacent	to	       Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH,	
site.	Messe	Frankfurt	does	not	as-              neighbouring	stands	must	be	kept	       Event	Engineering	


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Construction heights

 Construction heights of the exhibition halls (west side of the venue)



    Hall                                   Stand size up to 30 m2                 Stand size over 30 m2

    8.0                                    4.00	m                                 8.00	m
    western	bordering	area                 3.50	m                                 prior	consultation
    9.0                                    4.00	m                                 8.00	m
    9.1                                    4.00	m                                 4.00	m
    9.2                                    4.00	m                                 4.00	m
    9.3                                    4.00	m                                 4.00	m
    Galleria	0                             3.40	m                                 4.00	m;	prior	consultation
    Galleria	1                             3.50	m                                 5.00	m
    10.0                                   3.00	m                                 3.00	m
    10.1                                   3.00	m                                 3.00	m
    niches	north	/	south                   2.50	m                                 2.50	m
    10.2                                   3.50	m                                 3.50	m
    niches	north	/	south                   3.00	m                                 3.00	m
    10.3                                   3.50	m                                 3.50	m
    niches	north	/	south                   3.00	m                                 3.00	m
    11.0                                   4.00	m                                 8.00	m
    11.1                                   4.00	m                                 8.00	m




The	construction	heights	that	are	     sume	any	liability	for	figures	being	   smooth	and	be	white	in	colour	
given	only	apply	for	Messe	Frank-      correct.	                               from	a	height	of	2.50	m.	
furt’s	own	events.	For	guest	events	
(e.g.	IAA,	Achema,	Book	Fair,	etc.)	   Differing	restrictions	may	apply	to	
the	organiser	must	be	consulted	       certain	exhibition	halls.	The	basic	
about	construction	heights.	           construction	height	is	2.50	m.	The	     Last	updated:	August	2011
All	heights	must	be	checked	on	        rear	sides	of	stands	adjacent	to	       Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH,	
site.	Messe	Frankfurt	does	not	as-     neighbouring	stands	must	be	kept	       Event	Engineering	


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Technical Guidelines
Last updated: 1 January 2012




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Technical Guidelines

  Contents


                                            Page                                                Page                                              Page

1.        Preliminary remarks                  13    4.4.1		   Fire	protection	regulations		         22   5.6.3		   Pressure	vessels		                 40
1.1	      House	Rules	                         14    4.4.2		   Stand	ceilings		                      28   5.6.4		   Exhaust	gases	and	vapours		        41
1.2	      Opening	hours	                       15    4.4.3		   Glass	and	acrylic	glass		             29   5.6.5		   Exhaust	systems		                  41
1.2.1	    Set-up	and	dismantling	periods	      15    4.5		     Exits,	escape	routes,	doors		         29   5.7		     Employment	of	compressed	
1.2.2	    	 pening	hours	during	trade	
          O                                          4.5.1		   Exits,	escape	routes		                29   	         gases,	liquefied	gases	and
	         fairs/exhibitions	                   15    4.5.2		   Doors		                               29   	         combustible	liquids	               41
                                                     4.6		     Platforms,	ladders,	stairs,	               5.7.1		   Compressed	gas	and	liquefied
2.      Traffic on the exhibition grounds,           	         landings	                             30   	         gas	systems	                       41
        rescue routes,                               4.7		     Stand	design		                        30   5.7.2		   Combustible	liquids	               42
        safety equipment                   16        4.7.1		   Stand	appearance		                    30   5.7.3		   Combustible	pastes	and	other
2.1.	 Traffic	regulations		                16        4.7.2	    Barrier-free	construction	            31   	         fuels	                             42
2.2		 Rescue	routes		                      16        4.7.3		   Verification	of	rented	areas		        31   5.8		     Asbestos	and	other	hazardous
2.2.1		 Fire	department	manoeuvring                  4.7.4		   Interventions	in	the	structures	           	         materials	                         43
	       areas,	fire	hydrants		             16        	         and	equipment	of	buildings		          31   5.9		     	 ovie	and	TV	screenings,	slide	
                                                                                                                    M
2.2.2		 Emergency	exits,	emergency	                  4.7.5		   Exhibition	hall	floors		              31             shows	and	other	presentations,	
	       escape	hatches,	                             4.7.6		   	 uspension	points/electric	chain	
                                                               S                                          	         stages	                            43
	       exhibition	hall	aisles		           16                  hoists/manual	chain	hoists/                5.10		    Radiation	protection		             43
2.3		 Safety	equipment		                   17        	         fasteners	                            31   5.10.1	   Radioactive	materials		            43
2.4		 Stand	numbering		                    17        4.7.7		   Stand	bounding	walls		                31   5.10.2	   X-ray	systems	and	sources	of	
2.5		 Guard	services		                     17        4.7.8		   Advertising	media/presentations		     33   	         broadcast	interference	            43
2.6	 Evacuation	in	an	emergency	           18        4.7.9		   Foundations,	pits		                   33   5.10.3	   Laser	systems		                    44
                                                     4.8		     Outdoor	exhibition	areas		            34   5.10.4	   LED	                               44
3.        Technical data on, and                     4.9		     Two-storey	structures		               34   5.11		    High-frequency	equipment,	radio
          equipment of,                              4.9.1		   Requests	for	approval		               34   	         systems,	electromagnetic
          the exhibition halls and                   4.9.2		   Restrictions	applying	to	stand	            	         compatibility	                     44
          outdoor exhibition areas              19   	         superstructures,	safety	clearances         5.12		    Cranes,	forklifts,	and	empty
3.1		     Technical	data	on	the                      	         and	the	heights	of	interior	rooms		   34   	         packings	                          45
	         exhibition	halls		                    19   4.9.3		   Live	loads/design	loads	              35   5.13		    Musical	reproduction		             45
3.1.1		   	 eneral	lighting,	types	of	electrical	
          G                                          4.9.4		   Escape	routes	/	stairways		           35   5.14		    Beverage	dispensing	systems		      46
          supplies,	supply	voltages	            19   4.9.5		   Building	materials		                  35   5.15		    Food	inspections		                 46
3.1.2		   Compressed	air,	electrical	and             4.9.6		   Top	floors		                          36
	         water	supplies		                      19                                                        6.        Environmental protection           47
3.1.3		   Communications	facilities		           19   5.        Operational safety, technical              6.1		     Waste		                            47
3.1.4		   Sprinkler	systems		                   19             safety provisions, technical               6.1.1		   Waste	disposal		                   47
3.1.5		   Heating,	ventilation	and	                            regulations and utilities             37   6.1.2		   Waste	requiring	special	
	         air-conditioning		                    19   5.1		     General	regulations		                 37   	         supervision	                       47
3.1.6		   Outages		                             19   5.1.1		   Damage		                              37   6.1.3		   Waste	brought	onto	the	
3.1.7		   Stand	air-conditioning		              19   5.2		     Employment	of	tools	and	other              	         exhibition	grounds	                48
3.2		     Outdoor	exhibition	areas		           20    	         equipment		                           37   6.2		     Water,	waste	water,	soil
3.3		     Designation	of	clear	gate	heights		 20     5.3		     Electrical	installations		            37   	         protection	                        48
                                                     5.3.1		   Electrical	outlets		                  37   6.2.1		   Oil/grease	traps	                  48
4.      Stand construction regulations         21    5.3.2		   Electrical	installations	on	stands	   37   6.2.2		   Stand	cleaning/cleaning	agents	    48
4.1		 Stand	safety		                           21    5.3.3		   Installation	and	operating                 6.3		     Environmental	pollution	           48
4.2		 Stand	construction	permits		             21    	         regulations		                         37   6.3.1		   Packaging	materials		              48
4.2.1		 Inspection	and	approval	of	                  5.3.4		   Safety	precautions		                  38   6.3.2		   Kitchen	waste		                    48
	       structures	requiring	construction            5.3.5		   Emergency	lighting		                  38   6.3.3		   Manufacturing	wastes		             48
	       permits		                              21    5.4		     Water	and	drain	installations	        38   6.3.4		   Stand	components		                 48
4.2.2		 Vehicles	and	containers		              22    5.5		     Compressed	air/gas	installation	      39
4.2.3		 Alterations	to	stand	structures	in           5.5.1		   Compressed	air	installations	         39   7.        General information                49
	       non-compliance	with	regulations	       22    5.5.2		   Gas	installations		                   39   7.1		     Waste	disposal		                   49
4.2.4.		Limits	of	liability		                  22    5.6		     Machinery,	pressure	vessels,	              7.2		     Parking	permits		                  49
4.3		 Construction	heights		                   22    	         exhaust	systems	                      39   7.3		     Limitation	of	liability		          50
4.4		 Fire	protection	and	safety	                    5.6.1		   Noise	generated	by	machinery		        39
	       regulations	                           22    5.6.2		   Equipment	and	product	safety	         39




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Technical Guidelines

 1.    Preliminary remarks


Messe	Frankfurt	has	issued	guide-          In	the	interest	of	all	participants,	   Messe	Berlin	GmbH
lines	for	trade	fairs	and	other	           Messe	Frankfurt	can	prohibit	the	       Messe	Düsseldorf	GmbH
events	in	order	that	all	exhibitors/       holding	of	an	event	and/or	the	         Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH
event	organisers	will	have	optimum	        opening	of	an	exhibition	stand	if	      Messe	München	GmbH
opportunities	to	present	their	            defects	previously	found	have	not	      Kölnmesse	GmbH
exhibits	and	attract	attendees	and	        been	remedied	by	the	start	of	the	      NürnbergMesse	GmbH
interested	parties	to	visit	their	         fair.                                   have	compiled	these	Technical	
stands.                                    Messe	Frankfurt	retains	the	right	to	   Guidelines	with	a	uniform	classifi-
These	guidelines	are	binding	upon	         issue	further	safety	regulations	and	   cation	system.
all	exhibitors	and	event	organisers.	      stand	construction	standards	at	        Building	codes	are	issued	by	the	
They	also	incorporate	safety	regu-         any	time.	Messe	Frankfurt	also	         governments	of	the	respective	
lations	that	are	intended	to	provide	      reserves	the	right	to	permit	           German	states.
high	degrees	of	safety	in	relation	to	     exceptions	to	these	regulations	in	     The	respective	event	regulations	
technical	and	stand	equipment	in	          individual	cases.                       may	therefore	differ	from	exhibition	
the	interest	of	protecting	our	ex-         The	documents	required	to	order	        site	to	exhibition	site	due	to	
hibitors	and	visitors.	The	building	       services	will	be	sent	in	due	time	      differing	local	building	codes	and	
provisions,	fire	protection	regulations	   before	the	event.                       differing	construction	conditions	at	
and	other	safety	regulations	in-           These	Technical	Guidelines	must	        the	various	exhibition	sites.
volved	have	been	coordinated	with	         be	forwarded	to	all	of	the	exhibi-      Messe	Frankfurt	also	reserves	the	
the	responsible	agencies	of	the	           tor’s	contracting	partners.	            right	to	modify	these	Technical	
City	of	Frankfurt	am	Main.                 Further	information	on	details	of	      Guidelines	and	other	regulations	at	
Messe	Frankfurt	reserves	the	right	        preparation	and	staging	of	the	         any	time.
to	verify	compliance	with	these	           event	will	be	sent	to	exhibitors	if	    The	German	version	alone	shall	be	
regulations.	Furthermore,	the	             applicable.                             binding.
applicable	legal	regulations,	as	          The	trade	fair	companies
amended	from	time	to	time,	shall	          Deutsche	Messe	AG	Hannover
be	observed	at	all	times.                  Leipziger	Messe	GmbH




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The	following	rules	and	regulations	          tain	requirements.                     9.	 During	fairs	and	exhibitions,	
apply	to	all	people	entering	the	             M
                                          5.	 	 esse	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH	                e
                                                                                     	 	 xhibitors	are	not	permitted	to	
grounds	and	buildings	of	Messe	               accepts	no	liability	of	any	kind	           hand	over	goods	(open	sale)	at	
Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH	on	foot	or	              for	damage	or	injury	caused	to	             the	Exhibition	Centre.	If	goods	
in	a	vehicle,	as	well	as	to	the	park-         people,	property	or	valuables	              are	handed	over	as	free	sam-
ing	spaces	and	buildings	used	by	             on	the	grounds	or	at	the	park-              ples,	this	must	be	documented	
them.	Supplementary	agreements	               ing	areas,	exhibition	halls	or	             in	writing	by	a	declaration	of	
made	with	exhibitors,	utility	or	             other	buildings.                            transfer	(receipt),	which	must	
service	companies,	etc.,	are	not              O
                                          6.	 	 utside	the	exhibition	stands,	it	         be	produced	on	demand.	If	
affected	by	these	regulations.                is	prohibited	to	advertise	in	any	          third	parties	are	found	without	
     T
1.	 	 he	grounds	and	buildings	may	           way,	to	offer	goods	or	services	            a	receipt,	Messe	Frankfurt	
     only	be	entered	on	foot	or	in	a	         of	any	kind,	to	take	orders	or	to	          Venue	GmbH	reserves	the	right	
     vehicle	by	people	with	appro-            conduct	opinion	polls	without	              to	confiscate	the	goods	without	
     priate	identity	cards,	admission	        the	express	authorisation	of	               compensation.
     tickets	or	passes	issued	by	the	         Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH.                  N
                                                                                     10.			 either	are	visitors	allowed	to	
     company.	Access	is	only	possi-           T
                                          7.	 	 hird	parties	are	prohibited	from	          remove	exhibits	from	the	
     ble	at	the	times	laid	down.              carrying	out	any	commercial	                 grounds	before	the	event	is	
     T
2.		 	 he	German	road-traffic	regula-         activities	at	the	Fair	and	Exhibi-           over.	
     tions	(Strassenverkehrsordnung	          tion	Centre	except	those	on	be-             A
                                                                                     11.	 	 ll	equipment	suitable	for	
     –	StVO)	apply	throughout	the	            half	of	Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	              m
                                                                                     	 	 aking	or	producing	photo-
     grounds	at	all	times.	All	signs	         GmbH	or	the	organisers,	exhibi-             graphs	or	films	is	prohibited	at	
     governing	vehicular	and	pedes-           tors	or	other	contracting	parties	          all	buildings	and	grounds	
     trian	traffic	on	the	grounds	must	       with	which	it	has	a	contractual	            o
                                                                                     	 	 perated	by	Messe	Frankfurt	
     be	obeyed.	The	maximum	speed	            relationship.	Messe	Frankfurt	              Venue	GmbH.	Filming,	photo-
     for	motor	vehicles	is	30	km/h            Venue	GmbH	reserves	the	right	              graphing	and	sketching	of	
     M
3.	 	 esse	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH	              to	regulate	the	activities	of	third	        goods	being	exhibited	and	of	
     has	the	right	to	inspect	the	load-       parties	on	behalf	of	contracting	           exhibition	stands,	either	on	the	
     ing	areas	/	luggage	compart-             parties	and	to	lay	down	the	                grounds	or	in	the	halls,	is	only	
     ments	of	motor	vehicles,	as	well	        type,	scope	and	conditions	of	              permitted	in	exceptional	cases	
     as	any	containers	or	bags	               these	activities.                           and	requires	a	written	authori-
     brought	onto	the	grounds	and	            I
                                          8.	 	n	the	case	of	infringements	of	            sation	from	Messe	Frankfurt	
     buildings.	Messe	Frankfurt	              these	regulations,	misuse	or	               Venue	GmbH.	In	the	case	of	
     Venue	GmbH	reserves	the	right	           forgery	of	identity	cards,	admis-           reasonable	suspicion,	Messe	
     to	expel	anyone	who	refuses	to	          sion	tickets,	etc.,	or	in	the	case	         Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH	is	enti-
     permit	an	inspection.                    of	disturbances,	Messe	Frank-               tled	to	confiscate	any	sketches	
     M
4.	 	 esse	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH	              furt	Venue	GmbH	has	the	right	              or	exposed	photographic	mate-
     is	entitled	to	issue	restrictive	        to	expel	those	concerned	from	              rial	and	to	destroy	them	with-
     regulations	governing	the	ad-            its	grounds	and	to	confiscate	              out	compensation.	This	also	ap-
     mission	of	visitors	and	to	pro-          their	admission	tickets	and	entry	          plies	even	if	other	images	will	
     hibit	visitors	from	bringing	ani-        passes	without	compensation,	               also	be	destroyed.
     mals	or	objects	with	them	or	to	         as	well	as	to	have	motor	vehi-              D
                                                                                     12.		 uring	the	winter	months,	
     make	this	generally	or	individu-         cles	towed	away	at	the	owner’s	             snow	clearing	is	only	carried	
     ally	dependent	on	meeting	cer-           cost	and	risk.                              out	to	a	limited	extent	on	the	




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   grounds	operated	by	Messe	              cessible	to	the	general	public.          company	reserves	the	right	to	
   Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH.	This	re-          R
                                       13.		 ecourse	to	legal	action	in	con-        modify	or	supplement	the	regu-
   fers	to	both	the	enclosed	              nection	with	the	company’s	              lations	at	any	time.
   grounds	operated	by	Messe	              d
                                       	 	 ecisions	concerning	these	
   Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH	and	               r
                                       	 	 egulations	is	not	possible	under	     Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH
   those	parts	of	the	grounds	ac-          German	law.	Moreover,	the	            1	January	2005




 1.2 Opening hours


1.2.1   Set-up and dismantling         ing	exhibitors’	own	stand	struc-          exhibition	halls	and	the	exhibition	
        periods                        tures	and	structures	built	into	          grounds	shall	
In	general,	stand	building	and	de-     stands,	shall	have	been	concluded	        remain	closed	outside	official	
liveries	of	exhibited	goods	may	       and	the	exhibition	hall	vacated	no	       set-up	and	dismantling	periods	and	
commence	five	(5)	calendar	days	       later	than	the	second	calendar	day	       event	opening	hours.
prior	to	the	opening	of	the	event	     following	the	close	of	the	event	
involved.                              involved.	Stand	areas	shall	be	           1.2.2 Opening hours during
During	the	general	set-up	and	         swept	and	returned	to	the	service	                trade fairs/exhibitions
dismantling	periods,	work	in	the	      office	responsible	for	the	hall	in	a	     Exhibition	halls	shall	be	opened	
exhibition	halls	and	on	the	outdoor	   clean	condition.                          one	hour	prior	to	the	official	opening	
exhibition	areas	may	proceed	          In	special	cases,	Technical	Event	        of	the	trade	fair	and	shall	be	closed	
around	the	clock,	that	is,	24	hours	   Management	may	grant	extensions	          one	hour	after	it	closes,	on	every	
per	day	(normally	no	work	may	be	      of	set-up	and/or	dismantling	peri-        day	the	event	involved	is	officially	
performed	after	3	p.m.	on	the	final	   ods.	                                     open.
days	of	set-up	periods,	however),	     Exhibition	halls	are	neither	heated	      Exhibitors	who,	in	special	cases,	
unless	other	hours	and	a	schedule	     nor	air-conditioned	prior	to	the	         have	valid	grounds	for	working	on	
of	working	hours	have	been	            official	commencement	of	set-up	          their	stands	outside	said	opening	
announced	for	a	particular	event.      periods	or	following	the	official	ter-    hours	shall	require	special	written	
In	general,	dismantling	of	stand	      mination	of	dismantling	periods.          permits	issued	by	Messe	Frankfurt.
equipment	and	furnishings,	includ-     In	the	interest	of	general	safety,	all	




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 2.    Traffic on the exhibition grounds, rescue routes, safety equipment



 2.1 Traffic regulations

In	order	to	provide	for	a	smooth	        ing	speed.	Drivers	shall	come	to	a	     signed	by	Messe	Frankfurt	to	direct	
flow	of	traffic	during	set-up	and	       full	stop	at	the	entrances	to,	and	     and	supervise	traffic	and	the	asso-
dismantling	periods	and	during	          exits	from,	exhibition	halls	and	       ciated	information	shall	be	followed	
events,	traffic	regulations,	such	as	    shall	verify	that	gate	heights	are	     at	all	times.	Driving	any	type	of	
those	described	in	the	Traffic	          adequate.	Parking	vehicles	in	the	      vehicle	on	the	exhibition	grounds	
Guide,	shall	be	observed	at	all	         exhibition	halls	is	prohibited.	        requires	a	permit	from	Messe	
times.                                   Vehicles’	engines	shall	be	shut	off	    Frankfurt,	is	at	drivers’	own	risk,	
The	exhibition	grounds	are	the	pri-      during	loading/unloading.	Caravans/     and	is	prohibited	at	all	times	during	
vate	property	of	Messe	Frankfurt.	       campers	may	not	be	used	on	the	         events.
The	provisions	of	the	StVO	(German	      exhibition	grounds.                     Cars	of	up	to	2.5	metric	tons	maxi-
road	traffic	regulations)	apply	         Illegally	parked	vehicles,	trailers,	   mum	gross	weight	may	be	parked	
throughout	the	exhibition	grounds	       containers,	and	goods	of	any	kind	      in/on	Messe	Frankfurt’s	parking	
and	on/in	Messe	Frankfurt’s	parking	     may	be	removed	by	authorised	           facilities	on	a	space-available	basis	
facilities.	The	speed	limit	on	the	      towing	companies	working	under	         during	the	entire	event	periods	
exhibition	grounds	is	30	km/h.           contract	to	Messe	Frankfurt	at	their	   only.	Parking	permits	can	be	
Within	exhibition	halls	and	else-        owners’	or	operators’	expense	and       requested	using	the	appropriate	
where	where	traffic	conditions	          risk.                                   form.
demand,	drivers	shall	drive	at	walk-     The	instructions	of	personnel	as-




 2.2 Rescue routes

2.2.1	 Fire department                   unrecognisable	or	inaccessible.         not	be	obstructed,	obscured,	have	
manoeuvring areas, fire hydrants                                                 anything	built	over	them,	be	blocked,	
The	necessary	fire-department	entry	     2.2.2 Emergency exits,                  have	anything	hung	on	them,	or	
routes	and	manoeuvring	areas	des-        emergency escape hatches,               otherwise	be	rendered	unrecognis-
ignated	by	“no-parking”	signs	           exhibition hall aisles                  able.
must	be	kept	clear	at	all	times.	        Escape	routes	shall	be	kept	clear	at	   Aisles	and	walkways	in	exhibition	
Vehicles	or	objects	parked/deposited	    all	times.	Doorways	along	escape	       halls	shall	not	be	constricted	by	
in	rescue	routes	or	on	safety	areas	     routes	must	be	able	to	be	opened	       objects	deposited	therein	or	ex-
shall	be	removed	at	their	owners’	       easily	over	their	full	width	from	      tending	into	them.	
expense	and	risk.                        inside.                                 Bear	in	mind	that	these	aisles	
Fire	hydrants	in	the	exhibition	halls	   Doors	on	emergency	exits,	emer-         represent	escape	routes	in	the	
and	on	outdoor	exhibition	areas	         gency	escape	hatches	and	their	         event	of	an	emergency!
shall	not	be	obstructed	or	rendered	     identifying	signs	or	markings	shall	




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 2.3. Safety equipment


Sprinkler	systems,	fire	alarms,	fire	     equipment,	their	signs	or	markings,	     ructed	or	enclosed.
extinguishers,	smoke	detectors,	          and	green	emergency	exit	signs	
mechanisms	for	closing	exhibition	        shall	remain	visible	and	accessible	
hall	doors	and	other	items	of	safety	     at	all	times,	and	shall	not	be	obst-




 2.4. Stand numbering


All	stands	will	be	marked	with	
stand	numbers	by	Messe	Frankfurt	
if	technically	possible	with	the	given	
stand	construction.	




 2.5. Guard services


During	the	trade	fair,	Messe	Frank-       stand	to	be	guarded,	this	must	be	       Any	and	all	liability	on	the	part	of	
furt	will	supervise	trade	fair	halls	     organised	by	the	exhibitor	them-         Messe	Frankfurt	shall	be	excluded.
and	outdoor	exhibition	areas	as	          selves.	Stand	guards	shall	be	sup-       Exhibitors’	own	stand	guards	who	
regards	both	technical	and	organi-        plied	by	guard	services	under	con-       are	to	remain	on	duty	in	exhibition	
sational	aspects.	General	supervision	    tract	to	Messe	Frankfurt	only.           halls	between	7	p.m.	and	8	a.m.	
only	shall	be	provided	during	set-        Exhibitors	may	place	their	orders	       require	special	permits,	for	which	a	
up	and	dismantling	periods.               for	guarding	of	their	stands	with	       fee	is	charged.	Exhibitors	have	no	
Messe	Frankfurt	shall	be	entitled	to	     one	of	the	guard	services	selected	      legal	rights	to	demand	issuance	of	
conduct	those	measures	required	          and	authorised	by	Messe	Frankfurt	       such	permits.
for	inspecting	and	guarding	same.         via	Messe	Frankfurt,	Logistics,	no	      Exhibitors’	own	stand	guards	who	
Messe	Frankfurt	assumes	no	liability	     later	than	six	(6)	weeks	prior	to	the	   are	present	in	exhibition	halls	prior	
for	items	brought	in	by	exhibitors.	      opening	of	the	event	involved	us-        to,	during	and	after	events	shall	
In	particular,	no	compensation	           ing	the	associated	order	form	in	        also	observe	the	following	regula-
shall	be	provided	for	damaged	or	         the	service	folder.	Ordering	stand	      tions:
stolen	goods.	Messe	Frankfurt’s	          guards	involves	submitting	a	fully	      Guards	shall	sign	in	at	the	service	
guards	have	not	been	authorised	          completed,	preprinted	order	form	        office	responsible	for	the	exhibition	
to	accept	any	orders	of	any	kind	         for	stand	guarding	applying	to	the	      hall	involved	prior	to	going	on	duty.
from	exhibitors.	Messe	Frankfurt	         event	involved.                          Their	presence	on	site	shall	be	con-
assumes	no	liability	whatsoever	for	      Oral	or	telephone	orders	for	stand	      firmed	by	their	entering	their	
any	orders	that	may	have	been	            guarding	must	be	confirmed	in	           name,	the	name	of	the	exhibitor,	
issued	or	accepted	contrary	to	this	      writing	by	applicants.                   the	stand	number,	the	number	of	
provision.                                All	orders	for	stand	guarding	must	      their	personal	identification	card	or	
If	it	is	necessary	for	an	exhibitor’s	    be	signed	by	applicants.                 passport	number,	and	the	date	and	



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time	of	their	arrival	on	a	list	provided	   they	have	a	guarding	order,	and	          grounds,	and/or	to	file	other	claims	
for	that	purpose	maintained	by	the	         shall	enter	and	leave	stands	by	the	      or	claim	damages.
service	office	responsible	for	the	         shortest	route	passing	by	the	service	    Bringing	guard	dogs	onto	the	exhi-
hall.                                       office	responsible	for	the	hall.          bition	grounds	requires	a	permit	
Upon	concluding	their	period	of	            In	the	event	that	they	fail	to	observe	   issued	by	Messe	Frankfurt	that	
duty,	and	before	leaving	the	exhibi-        these	regulations,	Messe	Frankfurt	       may	be	revoked	by	same	at	any	
tion	hall,	stand	guards	shall	sign	         shall	assume	that	the	presence	of	        time.	Dogs	shall	be	kept	on	a	leash	
out	at	the	service	office	responsible	      that	person	on	the	stand	or	in	the	       at	all	times.
for	the	hall	and	note	the	termination	      exhibition	hall	is	unauthorised	and	      Weapons	may	not	be	brought	onto	
of	their	period	of	duty	on	the	afore-       reserves	the	right	to	institute	          the	exhibition	grounds,	even	for	
mentioned	list.	Stand	guards	shall	         special	measures,	to	expel	that	          guarding	purposes.
remain	on	that	stand	for	which	             person	from	the	exhibition	



 2.6. Evacuation in an emergency
                                                                                                                              W
                                                                                                                          NE
Messe	Frankfurt	may	order	to	
evacuate	a	building	and/or	rooms	
inside	for	safety	reasons.




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 3.1 Technical data on the exhibition halls

Since	the	technical	data	on	the	var-      connection	points	in	hall	floors.          by	the	lighting.
ious	exhibition	halls	differ	from	hall	   On	exhibition	hall	floors	having	
to	hall,	they	have	been	listed	in	a	      supporting	columns,	electrical	sup-        3.1.5 Heating, ventilation and
separate	document	(cf.	the	docu-          plies	are	also	available	at	terminal	      air-conditioning
ment	entitled	“Technical	Data	on	         boxes	mounted	on	these	supporting	         All	halls	are	equipped	with	heating,	
the	Exhibition	Halls	of	Messe	            columns.                                   ventilation	and	air-conditioning	
Frankfurt”).                                                                         systems.	These	systems	will	be	
                                          3.1.3 Communications facilities            operational	as	required	throughout	
3.1.1 General lighting, types             Stands	located	in	exhibition	halls	        events.
of electrical supplies, supply            are	supplied	with	telephone,	fax,	
voltages                                  data	and	antenna	lines	via	existing	       3.1.6 Outages
The	general	lighting	in	the	exhibition	   installation	channels	and	connection	      Messe	Frankfurt	should	be	notified	
halls	differs	from	hall	to	hall,	and	     points	in	hall	floors.                     immediately	in	the	event	of	any	
ranges	from	around	300	lux	to	            On	exhibition	hall	floors	having	          outages	of	utilities,	such	as	elec-
around	400	lux,	measured	one	me-          supporting	columns,	connection	            tricity,	water,	compressed	air,	heating,	
ter	above	floor	level.	The	electrical	    points	are	also	available	at	terminal	     ventilation	or	telecommunications	
supplies	and	supply	voltages	avail-       boxes	mounted	on	these	supporting	         systems,	etc.	Messe	Frankfurt	as-
able	on	the	exhibition	grounds	are	       columns.                                   sumes	no	liability	for	any	losses	or	
as	follows:                                                                          damage	due	to	such	outages.
Network	type:	TN-C-S                      3.1.4 Sprinkler systems
Supply	voltage:	230	V	/	400	V             Exhibition	halls	are	equipped	with	        3.1.7 Stand air-conditioning
Tolerances	as	per	DIN	EN	50160            sprinkler	systems.	                        It	is	possible	to	individually	air-con-
                                          Exhibits	and	decorations	must	be	          dition	stand	areas.	Messe	Frank-
3.1.2 Compressed air, electrical          situated	at	least	1.0	m	from	sprinkler	    furt’s	Exhibitor	Service	would	be	
and water supplies                        heads.	Distances	between	lamps/            happy	to	provide	you	with	an	indi-
The	compressed	air,	electrical	and	       spotlights	and	sprinkler	heads	            vidual	offer.	It	is	not	permitted	to	
water	supplies	on	stands	located	in	      should	be	chosen	so	as	to	preclude	        use	drinking	water	to	flow-cool	
exhibition	halls	are	routed	through	      false	triggerings	of	fire	extinguishing	   stands.
existing	installation	channels	to	        devices	through	the	heat	generated	




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 3.2. Outdoor exhibition areas


Outdoor	exhibition	areas	are	paved.	   ness	during	event	opening	hours.	
The	grounds	have	general	road	and	     Necessary	utilities	connections	are	
walkway	lighting	systems	that	will	    spaced	at	irregular	intervals.
be	activated	at	the	onset	of	dark-




 3.3. Designation of clear gate heights


Gates	having	clear	heights	less	
than	4.00	m	are	designated	by	
signs.




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 4.1 Stand safety                                                                                                         W
                                                                                                                        NE

Exhibition	stands	–	including	fur-       quired	to	submit	proof	of	same.       ate	evidence	is	provided.	Bracing	
nishings,	exhibits	and	advertising	      Stand	structures	must	be	de-          stands	against	neighbouring	
media	–	must	be	structurally	stable	     signed	to	withstand	an	equivalent	    stands	or	existing	building	struc-
to	ensure	that	there	is	no	threat	to	    distributed	lateral	load	of	0.125	    tures	is	prohibited.
public	safety	and	order,	and	in	         kN/m2	in	order	to	achieve	ade-        In	justified	cases,	Messe	Frankfurt	
particular	that	there	is	no	danger	      quate	tilt	and	slip	resistance	and	   reserves	the	right	to	engage	a	
to	life	or	health.	The	exhibitor	is	     ensure	stand	stability.	Deviations	   structural	engineer	to	conduct	a	
responsible	for	the	structural	safety	   are	possible	in	substantiated	indi-   chargeable	verification	of	stand	
of	their	stands,	and	may	be	re-          vidual	cases	as	long	as	appropri-     stability	on	site.




 4.2 Stand construction permits


Provided	that	these	Technical	           4.2.1 Stand construction permits      –	 stages	and	platforms,
Guidelines	have	been	observed	in	        Stand	plans	drawn	to	a	suitable	      –	 outdoor	structures,
designing	and	building	the	exhibi-       scale	(e.g.	1:100)	complete	with	     –	 temporary	structures	and
tion	stand,	single-storey	stands	lo-     dimensions,	floor	plans	and	per-      –	 special	constructions,
cated	in	exhibition	halls	shall	be	      spective	views	shall	be	submitted	    the	following	documentation	(in	
exempted	from	the	requirement	to	        for	approval	in	duplicate	by	no	      duplicate)	must	be	submitted	in	
submit	planning	documents	for	           later	than	six	weeks	before	the	      German	by	no	later	than	six	weeks	
approval	as	long	as	a	stand	area	        start	of	setup	to:		                  before	the	start	of	setup:	
of	100	m2	and	a	height	of	4.00	m	        Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH,               S
                                                                               a)	 	 tructural	calculations	comply-
have	not	been	exceeded.	However,	        Technical	Event	Management                ing	with	German	building	
all	other	stand	structures,	mobile	      Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1                    standards	which	are	checkable	
stands,	stands	located	in	outdoor	       60327	Frankfurt	am	Main                   or	have	been	checked	by	a	
areas,	temporary	structures,	two-        Germany.                                  second	independent	structural	
storey	stands,	special	structures	       After	the	stand	plans	have	been	          engineer
and	special	constructions	require	       inspected,	one	copy	will	be	              B
                                                                               b)	 	 uilding	description	specifying	
approval	and	are	subject	to	addi-        stamped	as	having	been	approved	          the	materials	used	(including	
tional	cost.	Special	constructions	      and	returned	to	the	exhibitor/            certificates	where	applicable)
include:	                                stand	constructor	if	accepted.	           S
                                                                               c)	 	 tand	construction	drawings	
–	 Walls	over	4	m	in	height              Stand	construction	may	not	com-           to	a	suitable	scale,	e.g.	1:100	
–	 Closed	ceilings                       mence	until	the	plans	have	been	          (floor	plans,	perspective	views,	
–	 Platforms	higher	than	0.20	m          stamped	as	having	been	approved.	         sectioned	views)
–	 Glass	constructions                   For	the	approval	of                       S
                                                                               d)	 	 ubmission	of	a	type	certifica-
–	 Moving	components                     –	 two-storey	structures,                 tion/certification	book	renders	
                                         –	 cinemas	and	auditoriums,               items	a),	b)	and	c)	superfluous.		




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In	the	event	that	structural	calcu-     4.2.2 Vehicles and containers            4.2.4. Limits of liability
lations	examined	by	a	second,	          Vehicles	and	containers	scheduled	       Messe	Frankfurt	shall	not	be	held	
independent	structural	engineer	        to	be	employed	as	exhibition	            liable	for	theft	or	deterioration	of,	
are	not	submitted,	Messe	Frank-         stands	in	exhibition	halls	require	      or	damage	to,	drawings,	models,	
furt	will	commission	a	firm	of	         approval.                                or	other	items	of	documentation	
engineering	consultants	to	check	                                                submitted,	regardless	of	any	legal	
the	structural	calculations	and	        4.2.3 Alterations to stand               grounds	that	might	apply.
separately	invoice	the	exhibitor	for	   structures in non-compliance             In	the	event	that	the	exhibitor	or	        W
their	services.	The	structural	engi-    with regulations                         his	subcontractor	fails	to	comply	       NE
neer	will	contact	the	stand	con-        Stand	structures	that	have	not	          with	the	stand	construction	regu-
struction	manager	at	a	specified	       been	approved	or	fail	to	comply	         lations,	the	exhibitor	shall	assume	
time/after	consultation	in	order	to	    with	these	Technical	Guidelines	or	      full	liability	for	any	damage	arising	
inspect	the	structural	characteris-     the	state	of	the	art	shall	be	altered	   as	a	consequence	of	his	violation	
tics	and	approve	the	stand	con-         or	removed	from	the	premises.            of	these	stand	construction	regu-
struction.                              In	the	event	that	said	alterations	      lations.	Furthermore,	the	exhibitor	
The	costs	of	the	approval	process	      or	removal	shall	not	have	been	          shall	indemnify	Messe	Frankfurt	
(inspection	of	the	submitted	docu-      concluded	by	the	appointed	time,	        from	any	third-party	claims	assert-
ments	and	on-site	approval)	will	       Messe	Frankfurt	shall	be	entitled	       ed	with	respect	to	the	violation	of	
be	invoiced	to	the	exhibitor/stand	     to	make	the	required	alterations	at	     the	aforementioned	stand	con-
constructor.                            exhibitors’	expense.                     struction	regulations.




 4.3 Construction heights


The	maximum	heights	for	stands,	        be	special	restrictions	in	particular	   The	rear	sides	of	stands	adjacent	
rigging	and	advertising	are	given	in	   halls.	All	measurements	must	be	         to	neighbouring	stands	must	be	
the	addendum.	Advertising	media,	       checked	on	site	and	Messe	Frank-         kept	smooth	and	be	white	in	
logos,	etc.,	must	be	positioned	at	     furt	assumes	no	liability	for	figures	   colour	from	a	height	of	2.50	m.	
least	1	metre	from	the	border	with	     being	correct.	The	clear	height	of	
the	neighbouring	stand.	There	may	      inside	areas	must	be	at	least	2.30	m.	




 4.4 Fire protection and safety regulations


4.4.1 Fire protection regulations       be	restricted	by	stand	construction	     nated	with	Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	
Exhibition	halls	are	equipped	with	     work	(e.g.	by	closed	ceilings),	exhi-    GmbH,	Technical	Event	Manage-
fire	alarms	and	fire	extinguishing	     bitors	shall	be	obliged	to	undertake	    ment.
systems.	                               additional	measures	in	order	to	         Please	consult	the	following	Tables	
In	the	event	that	the	operation	of	     guarantee	their	unrestricted	opera-      1	and	2	for	the	necessary	measures.
said	fire	protection	systems	shall	     tion,	where	same	shall	be	coordi-


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Table	1:	Fire	protection	programme	for	one-storey	exhibition	stands	with	closed	GF	ceilings	and	two-storey	exhibition	stands	with	
open	TF	ceilings	(GF	=	ground	floor,	TF	=	top	floor)

Ceiling area               0 - 30 m²             31 - 100 m²            101 - 200 m²                    201 - 400 m²                    401 - 1000 m²

Fire protection measures


Stand construction-        Minimum	B1,	          Minimum	B1,	           Minimum	B1,	                    Minimum	B1,                     Minimum	B1,	
materials incl. ceilings flame	retardant         flame	retardant        flame	retardant                 flame	retardant                 flame	retardant


Stairs                     Minimum	B1,	          Minimum	B1,	           Minimum	B1,	                    Minimum	B1,	                    Minimum	B1,	
                           flame	retardant       flame	retardant        flame	retardant                 flame	retardant                 flame	retardant


Emergency escape           GF:                   GF:                    GF:                             GF:                             GF:
route length               max	20	m	to	aisle     max	20	m	to	aisle      max	20	m	to	aisle               max	20	m	to	aisle               max	20	m	to	aisle
                           TF:                   TF:                    TF:                             TF:                             TF:
                           max	20	m	to	aisle     max	20	m	to	aisle      max	20	m	to	aisle               max	20	m	to	aisle               max	20	m	to	aisle


Exits from exhibition      GF:	one;	0.9	m        GF:	one;	0.9	m         GF:	Two,	opposite,              GF:	Two,	opposite,              GF:	Two,	opposite,
stands or from rooms       TF:	one	flight	of     TF:	one	flight	of      <	200	m2:	0.9	m                 <	200	m2:	0.9	m                 <	200	m2:	0.9	m
located on stands          stairs;	0.9	m         stairs;	0.9	m          >	200	pers:	min.	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	 >	200	pers:	min.	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	 >	200	pers:	min.	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	
(minimum width)                                                         for	each	additional	100	pers.   for	each	additional	100	pers.   for	each	additional	100	pers.
                                                                        TF:	Two	flights	of	stairs	oppo- TF:	Two	flights	of	stairs	oppo- TF:	Two	flights	of	stairs	oppo-
                                                                        site,	each	<	200	m2:	0.9	m      site,	each	<	200	m2:	0.9	m      site,	each	<	200	m2:	0.9	m
                                                                        >	200	pers:	min	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	 >	200	pers:	min	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	 >	200	pers:	min	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	
                                                                        for	each	additional	100	pers.   for	each	additional	100	pers.   for	each	additional	100	pers.


Emergency escape           Yes                   Yes                    Yes                             Yes                             Yes
route signage                                    Escape	sign	lights     Emergency	lighting              Emergency	lighting              Emergency	lighting


Fire extinguishers         GF: Yes               GF: Yes                GF: Yes                         GF: Yes                         GF: Yes
                           TF: Yes 1+1 p. stairs TF: Yes 1+1 p. stairs TF: Yes 1 + 1 per stairs         TF: Yes 1 + 1 per stairs        TF: Yes 1 + 1 per stairs


Fire alarm system          GF:	No                GF: Yes                GF: Yes                         GF: Yes                         GF: Yes
                           TF:	No                TF:	No                 TF:	No                          TF:	No                          TF:	No


Acoustic/visual alarm GF:	No                     GF:	No                 GF:	No                          GF:	No                          GF: Yes
                           TF:	No                TF: Yes                TF: Yes                         TF: Yes                         TF: Yes


Wall hydrant ”S“           GF:	No                GF:	No                 GF: Yes, one                    GF: Yes, two                    GF: Yes, three
at stand                   TF:	No                TF:	No                 TF:	No                          TF:	No                          OG: Yes, three


Smoke removal              GF:	No                GF:	No                 GF:	No                          GF: Yes                         GF: Yes
                           TF:	No                TF:	No                 TF:	No                          TF:	No                          TF:	No


Sprinkling                 GF:	No                GF:	No                 GF:	No                          GF:	No                          GF: Yes
                           TF:	No                TF:	No                 TF:	No                          TF:	No                          TF:	No

Please	note:	If	there	is	no	top	storey	used	by	people,	the	corresponding	requirements	for	the	top	storey	do	not	apply.
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Table	2:	Fire	protection	programme	for	two-storey	exhibition	stands	with	closed	GF	ceilings	and	closed	TF	ceilings	(GF	=	ground	floor,	
TF	=	top	floor)

Ceiling area               0 - 30 m²             31 - 100 m²           101 - 200 m²                    201 - 400 m²                    401 - 1000 m²

Fire protection measures


Stand construction-        Minimum	B1,	          Minimum	B1,	          Minimum	B1,	                    Minimum	B1,                     Minimum	B1,	
materials incl. ceilings flame	retardant         flame	retardant       flame	retardant                 flame	retardant                 flame	retardant


Stairs                     Minimum	B1,	          Minimum	B1,	          Minimum	B1,	                    Minimum	B1,	                    Minimum	B1,	
                           flame	retardant       flame	retardant       flame	retardant                 flame	retardant                 flame	retardant


Emergency escape           GF:                   GF:                   GF:                             GF:                             GF:
route length               max	20	m	to	aisle     max	20	m	to	aisle     max	20	m	to	aisle               max	20	m	to	aisle               max	20	m	to	aisle
                           TF:                   TF:                   TF:                             TF:                             TF:
                           max	20	m	to	aisle     max	20	m	to	aisle     max	20	m	to	aisle               max	20	m	to	aisle               max	20	m	to	aisle


Exits from exhibition      GF:	one;	0.9	m        GF:	one;	0.9	m        GF:	Two,	opposite,              GF:	Two,	opposite,              GF:	Two,	opposite,
stands or from rooms       TF:	one	flight	of     TF:	one	flight	of     <	200	m2:	0.9	m                 <	200	m2:	0.9	m                 <	200	m2:	0.9	m
located on stands          stairs;	0.9	m         stairs;	0.9	m         >	200	pers:	min.	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	 >	200	pers:	min.	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	 >	200	pers:	min.	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	
(minimum width)                                                        for	each	additional	100	pers.   for	each	additional	100	pers.   for	each	additional	100	pers.
                                                                       TF:	Two	flights	of	stairs	oppo- TF:	Two	flights	of	stairs	oppo- TF:	Two	flights	of	stairs	oppo-
                                                                       site,	each	<	200	m2:	0.9	m      site,	each	<	200	m2:	0.9	m      site,	each	<	200	m2:	0.9	m
                                                                       >	200	pers:	min	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	 >	200	pers:	min	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	 >	200	pers:	min	1.2	m	+	0.6	m	
                                                                       for	each	additional	100	pers.   for	each	additional	100	pers.   for	each	additional	100	pers.


Emergency escape           Yes                   Yes                   Yes                             Yes                             Yes
route signage                                    Escape	sign	lights    Emergency	lighting              Emergency	lighting              Emergency	lighting


Fire extinguishers         GF: Yes               GF: Yes               GF: Yes                         GF: Yes                         GF: Yes
                           TF: Yes 1+1 p. stairs TF: Yes 1+1 p. stairs TF: Yes 1 + 1 per stairs        TF: Yes 1 + 1 per stairs        TF: Yes 1 + 1 per stairs


Fire alarm system          GF:	No                GF: Yes               GF: Yes                         GF: Yes                         GF: Yes
                           TF:	No                TF:	Yes               TF: Yes                         TF: Yes                         TF: Yes


Acoustic/visual alarm GF:	No                     GF:	No                GF:	No                          GF:	No                          GF: Yes
                           TF:	No                TF: Yes               TF: Yes                         TF: Yes                         TF: Yes


Wall hydrant ”S“           GF:	No                GF:	No                GF: Yes, one                    GF: Yes, two                    GF: Yes, three
at stand                   TF:	No                TF:	No                TF: Yes, one                    TF: Yes, two                    TF: Yes, three


Smoke removal              GF:	No                GF:	No                GF:	No                          GF: Yes                         GF: Yes
                           TF:	No                TF:	No                TF:	No                          TF: Yes                         TF: Yes


Sprinkling                 GF:	No                GF:	No                GF:	No                          GF:	No                          GF: Yes
                           TF:	No                TF:	No                TF:	No                          TF:	No                          TF: Yes



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Explanations for Table 1 and 2               up	to	30	m²	within	a	single	          cases,	special	requirements	can	be	
                                         	   	 xhibition	stand,	as	long	as	a	
                                             e                                     prescribed	for	load-bearing	structural	
General remarks / Area data                  minimum	distance	of	3.00	m	is	        parts	on	safety	grounds.	All	stair-
Two-storey	construction	and	the	             maintained	between	each	ceil-         ways	shall	comply	with	DIN	18065.
construction	of	closed	ceilings	are	         ing	area.	In	order	to	ensure	that	
only	permitted	subject	to	the	               multiple	ceiling	areas	taken	to-      Emergency escape routes
consent	of	Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	            gether	do	not	exceed	the	maxi-        The	routing	and	dimensioning	of	
GmbH,	Technical	Event	Manage-                mum	size	of	30	m²,	a	distance	        emergency	escape	routes	are	gov-
ment.	Area	data	in	m²	refers	in	             of	at	least	1.50	m	from	the	edge	     erned	by	the	requirements	of	the	
each	case	to	the	closed	ceiling	             of	the	stand	is	to	be	maintained	     MVStättV	(German	regulations	on	
area	per	storey;	a	rating	in	sections	       at	all	times.	                        public	meeting	places).	Distances	
may	be	necessary.	For	exhibition	            C
                                         -	 	 losed	ceiling	areas	up	to	100	m²	    within	exhibition	stands	shall	be	
stands	with	closed	ceilings	with	an	         in	size	require	an	automatic	fire	    measured	according	to	walking	
area	of	1000	m²	or	more,	an	indi-            alarm	system.	                        distance.
vidual	fire	protection	concept	              C
                                         -	 	 losed	ceiling	areas	that	are	
based	on	the	Messe	Frankfurt	                larger	than	100	m²	in	size	also	      Emergency escape route signage
Technical	Guidelines	must	always	            require	the	installation	of	wall	     The	signage	of	the	emergency	es-
be	prepared	and	submitted	to	                hydrants	for	immediate	fire-          cape	routes	is	based	on	the	
Messe	Frankfurt	for	approval	.               fighting	measures                     Employers’	Liability	Association	
                                             C
                                         -	 	 losed	ceiling	areas	that	are	        regulations	BGV	A	8	“Safety	and	
Closed ceilings                              larger	than	400	m²	require	a	         Health	Protection	Signage	at	the	
The	effectiveness	of	the	sprinkler	          sprinkler	system	for	the	area	        Place	of	Work”	and	BGR	131	“	
system	(in	the	exhibition	hall)	must	        beneath	the	closed	ceiling.	It	is	    Regulations	for	Safety	and	Health	
not	be	reduced	by	covered	or	multi-          not	permissible	to	place	multiple	    Protection	at	Places	of	Work	with	
storey	exhibition	stands.	                   ceiling	areas	of	up	to	400	m²	        Artificial	Lighting	and	for	Safety	
Ceilings	are	considered	to	be	open:	         next	to	one	another	without	a	        Routing	Systems”.	If	exhibition	
    i
-	 	f	no	more	than	50%	per	each	             sprinkler	system.	A	minimum	          stands	are	enclosed	or	if	they	are	
    m²	of	the	roofed	area	is	covered         distance	of	5	m	(straight	line)	      darkened	and	the	general	emer-
    i
-	 	f	sprinkler-compatible	fabrics	          must	be	maintained	between	           gency	lighting	in	the	exhibition	hall	
    with	a	minimum	mesh	width	of	            the	ceiling	areas.	                   is	not	adequate,	emergency	lighting	
    2	mm	x	4	mm	or	3	mm	x	3	mm	          The	top	storey	must	always	be	left	       must	be	provided	for	safety	signage	
    are	used.	Tarpaulins	are	to	be	      open	to	ensure	that	the	effective-        at	exits	and	on	emergency	escape	
    hung	horizontally	and	only	in	       ness	of	sprinkler	systems	is	not	im-      routes	(cf.	Art.	15	of	MVStättV).	For	
    one	layer.	                          paired.	If	the	ceilings	of	top	storeys	   exhibition	stands	with	an	enclosed	
Fire	protection	measures:                are	closed,	the	additional	require-       area	of	30-	100	m2,	escape	sign	
-	 	 p	to	30	m²	of	ceiling	area	of	
    U                                    ments	for	areas	in	one-storey	            lights	under	BGR	131	are	adequate.
    each	stand	may	be	covered	           stands	with	closed	ceilings	shall	
    without	any	additional	meas-         apply.	Please	also	see	Item	4.4.2         Wall hydrants
    ures	being	necessary,	as	long	                                                 Additional	wall	hydrants	at	exhi-
    as	this	does	not	exceed	50%	of	      Stand construction materials,             bition	stands	are	to	be	provided	
    the	stand	area,	as	this	does	not	    stairs                                    primarily	for	self-help,	but	also	
    reduce	the	effectiveness	of	the	     All	stand	construction	materials	         for	use	by	instructed	persons.	
    sprinkler	system	in	the	exhibi-      shall	be	at	least	flame-retardant	        Wall	hydrants	for	self-help	com-
    tion	hall.	It	is	also	possible	to	   according	to	DIN	4102	-	B1	and/or	        ply	with	DIN	14461	Part	1	Type	
    have	multiple	ceiling	areas	of	      EN	13501-1	class	C.	In	particular	        “S”	and	are	to	be	marked	with	an	

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“S”	accordingly,	in	addition	to	           both	stand	visitors,	especially	          ceiling	area	of	less	than	200	m2.
safety	marking.	The	capacity	of	           those	on	the	top	floor	of	a	stand,	       For	stands	with	a	ceiling	area	of	up	
the	wall	hydrants	for	self-help	is	        and	the	fire	service.	In	this	way,	the	   to	1,000	m2,	smoke	removal	open-
24	l/min	with	simultaneous	oper-           conditions	for	escape	are	signifi-        ings	with	clear	opening	space	
ation	of	two	wall	hydrants	with	           cantly	improved	and	fire	service	         totalling	1	percent	of	the	stand	
non-distorting	hoses	of	19	mm	in	          intervention	times	minimised.	As	         area,	windows	or	doors	with	clear	
diameter	and	a	jet	pipe	with	              well	as	warning	facilities,	systems	      opening	space	totalling	2	percent	
mouthpiece	of	4	mm	in	diameter.	           for	smoke	removal	can	be	activated	       of	the	stand	area	or	a	mechanical	
Wall	hydrants	at	exhibition	stands	        by	an	automatic	fire	alarm	system.        smoke	extraction	system	with	an	
are	to	be	installed	in	the	direct	                                                   air	volume	flow	rate	of	36	m3/h	per	
vicinity	of	stand	entrances	or,	re-        Acoustic/visual alarm                     square	metre	of	stand	area	are	
spectively,	at	the	top	or	bottom	of	       An	acoustic/visual	warning	system	        considered	adequate.	No	require-
stairs.	Wall	hydrants	are	to	be	           must	be	installed	on	the	top	floor	       ments	relating	to	maintenance	of	
located	so	that	every	part	of	an	          of	two-storey	exhibition	stands	if	       thermal	and	electrical	functions	
exhibition	stand	can	be	reached	           there	is	no	visual	contact	with	the	      apply	to	systems	for	mechanical	
with	at	least	one	hydrant.	Stand	          exhibition	hall.	In	this	way,	people	     smoke	removal	from	exhibition	
personnel	will	be	instructed	in	           on	the	top	storey	can	be	warned	at	       stands,	since	such	smoke	removal	
use	of	the	wall	hydrants	by	               an	early	stage	if	there	is	a	fire	        is	only	relevant	in	the	self-help	
Messe	Frankfurt.                           alarm	on	the	ground	floor.	The	           phase	and	possibly	for	giving	help	
                                           warning	system	is	activated/trig-         to	third	parties	and	no	requirements	
Fire extinguishers                         gered	by	the	automatic	fire	alarm	        are	prescribed	for	exhibition	stand	
Every	level	of	an	exhibition	stand	        system	on	the	ground	floor	of	a	          elements	either.	A	mechanical	
must	be	equipped	with	at	least	one	        two-storey	stand.	For	exhibition	         smoke	removal	system	is	triggered/
fire	extinguisher	appropriate	to	the	      stands	with	closed	ceilings	larger	       activated	via	the	automatic	fire	
existing	fire	risk.	One	additional	fire	   than	400	m2,	a	warning	system	of	         alarm	system.
extinguisher	must	be	provided	for	         this	type	must	be	provided	on	the	
each	further	200	m².	An	additional	        ground	floor	too.	                        Sprinkler systems
fire	extinguisher	must	be	provided	        Soundproof	booths	must	addition-          Closed	ceiling	areas	that	are	larger	
at	the	top	of	each	flight	of	stairs	       ally	–	irrespective	of	their	size	–	      than	400	m²	require	a	sprinkler	sys-
within	a	stand.	The	fire	extinguish-       either	allow	visual	contact	to	the	       tem	for	the	area	beneath	the	closed	
ers	must	have	an	extinguishing	ca-         outside	or	feature	an	acoustic/visual	    ceiling.	
pacity	of	at	least	27	A	for	fire	clas-     signal	system	combined	with	an	           It	is	not	permissible	to	place	multiple	
sification	A	or	144	B	for	fire	            alarm	button	or	an	emergency	             ceiling	areas	of	up	to	400	m²	next	to	
classification	B	and	should	not	           switch	outside	the	booth.                 one	another	without	a	sprinkler	sys-
weigh	more	than	12	kg.	Suitable	                                                     tem.	A	minimum	distance	of	5	m	
fire	extinguishers	must	be	provided	       Smoke removal                             (straight	line)	must	be	maintained	
if	stands	have	kitchens.                   Smoke	removal	from	exhibition	            between	the	ceiling	areas.	
                                           stands	is	by	natural	means	or	
Fire alarm system                          mechanically	into	the	exhibition	         4.4.1.1 Construction and
The	automatic	fire	alarm	systems	          hall	and	from	there	by	natural	           decorative materials
on	exhibition	stands	with	closed	          means	or	mechanically	to	the	out-         All	stand	construction	and	decora-
ceilings	are	designed	to	detect	a	         side.	No	smoke	extraction	system	is	      tive	materials	shall	comply	at	least	
fire	at	an	early	stage	and	to	warn	        required	for	exhibition	stands	with	a	    with	building	materials	class	B1	of	




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DIN	4102,	and/or	class	C	of	EN	                the	Technical	Event	Management	          must	be	given	of	the	operation	of	
13501-1,	i.e.	shall	be	flame	retardant.	       of	Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH	           laser	systems	pursuant	to	Section	
Special	requirements	may	apply	to	             must	be	consulted	with	respect	to	       5	of	the	Accident	Prevention	Regula-
load-bearing	structural	elements	in	           the	course	of	action	to	be	adopted.      tions	Laser	Beams	[Unfallverhü-
the	interest	of	safety.	Materials	                                                      tungsvorschrift	“Laserstrahl”	BGV	
such	as	rigid	polystyrene	foam,	               4.4.1.3 Explosive materials              B2].	Any	Class	3b	or	higher	devic-
PVC	or	similar,	as	well	as	various	            Explosive	materials	are	subject	to	      es/systems	must	be	inspected	by	a	
acrylic	glass	products,	that	are	              the	German	Explosives	Act	               publicly	appointed	and	sworn	au-
readily	inflammable,	drip	while	               (Sprengstoffgesetz),	and	may	not	        thority	and	declared	safe	before	
burning,	form	toxic	gases	or	pro-              be	exhibited	at	trade	fairs	or	exhibi-   being	placed	in	operation.	
duce	excessive	amounts	of	smoke	               tions.	The	same	applies	to	ammuni-       There	must	be	technical	and/or	
shall	not	be	employed.	The	materi-             tion	in	the	sense	of	the	German	         organisational	measures	in	place	to	
als	employed	shall	not	contribute	             Firearms	Act	(Waffengesetz).             ensure	that	no	one	is	exposed	to	
to	evolution	of	large	volumes	of	                                                       laser	radiation	above	the	maximum	
smoke	in	the	event	of	a	fire.	Test	            4.4.1.4 Pyrotechnics                     permissible	dose	when	adjusting	
certificates	for	the	classes	of	build-         Pyrotechnic	shows	require	approval	      or	operating	the	laser	system.	
ing	materials	and	the	required	ma-             and	shall	be	coordinated	with	           When	laser	systems	of	classes	3B	
terial	characteristics	shall	be	sup-           Messe	Frankfurt.                         or	4	are	demonstrated	at	exhibi-
plied	upon	request.	Deciduous	and	             Pyrotechnic	articles	lacking	the	        tions	or	trade	fairs,	it	must	be	
coniferous	trees	may	be	used	only	             necessary	approval	and	pyrotechnic	      ensured	that	no	uncontrolled	re-
if	their	roots	are	kept	moist	at	all	          articles	of	Classes	II,	III	or	IV	are	   flected	radiation	can	occur,	and	
times.	Bamboo,	reed,	hay,	straw,	              not	approved	for	display	or	use.         that	the	laser	area	around	the	laser	
bark	mulch,	peat	or	similar	materials	                                                  facilities	is	restricted	using	barriers	
shall	not	be	employed.	Employment	             4.4.1.5 Balloons and flying              or	covers	bearing	the	laser	warning	
of	plastic	cable	ties	for	fastening	           objects                                  symbol	so	that	it	is	not	accessible	
statically	stressed	parts	is	prohibit-         Employment	of	balloons	or	flying	        to	people	(BGV	B2	Section	7).
ed.                                            objects	filled	with	a	combustible	
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                                       NE      gas	in	the	exhibition	halls	or	on	       4.4.1.7 Ash containers, ashtrays
4.4.1.2 Exhibiting motor vehicles              outdoor	exhibition	areas	is	prohib-      If	smoking	has	not	been	expressly	
Vehicles	equipped	with	combustion	             ited.	                                   prohibited	on	stands	or	parts	of	
engines	may	be	exhibited	in	the	ex-            Messe	Frankfurt’s	Technical	Event	       stands,	exhibitors	must	ensure	that	
hibition	halls	only	if	their	fuel	tanks	       Management	shall	be	notified	of	         an	adequate	number	of	ash	con-
have	been	largely	emptied.	Their	              the	employment	of	balloons	filled	       tainers	or	ashtrays	made	from	non-
batteries	shall	be	disconnected	and	           with	an	inert	gas	in	the	exhibition	     combustible	material	are	provided	
their	fuel	tanks	shall	be	locked.	             halls	or	on	the	outdoor	exhibition	      and	that	they	are	emptied	regularly.
Gas-driven	motor	vehicles	may	                 areas.
only	be	exhibited	in	the	exhibition	                                                    4.4.1.8 Containers for trash, re-
halls	if	their	gas	tanks	have	been	            4.4.1.6 Fog machines, hazers             cyclable materials and residual
emptied	and	depressurised.                     and laser systems                        waste
Batteries	must	be	removed	from	                Messe	Frankfurt’s	Technical	Event	       No	containers	for	trash,	recyclable	
electrically	powered	vehicles	or	re-           Management	must	be	notified	if	          materials	or	residual	waste	that	
placed	by	dummy	units.	If	this	is	             fog	machines,	hazers	and	laser	sys-      have	been	fabricated	from	com-
not	possible	for	technical	reasons,	           tems	are	to	be	used.	Notification	       bustible	materials	shall	be	set	up	




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on	stands.	All	containers	on	stands	           materials)	either	inside	or	outside	    than	50%	per	each	m²	of	the	roofed	
shall	be	regularly	emptied,	no	later	          the	stand	in	the	exhibition	hall	is	    area	is	covered.
than	every	evening	following	the	              prohibited.	All	empty	packaging	is	     Sprinkler-compatible	ceilings	with	
close	of	the	event,	and	their	con-             to	be	removed	without	delay.	It	can	    a	mesh	size	of	at	least	2	x	4	mm	or	
tents	deposited	in	the	containers	             be	placed	into	storage	by	Messe	        3	x	3	mm	are	permissible.	Tarpaulins	
for	recyclable	materials	or	residual	          Frankfurt’s	Logistics	Services	de-      are	to	be	hung	horizontally	and	
waste	at	the	stations	at	exhibition	           partment:	                              only	in	one	layer.	Tarpaulins	should	
hall	exits.	In	the	event	that	large	           Logistics	Services	                     not	be	allowed	to	sag.	With	two-
quantities	of	combustible	waste	               Cargo	Center	Messe	Frankfurt            storey	constructions,	ceilings	used	
are	generated,	same	shall	be	safely	           Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1                  as	exhibits	and	shades,	closed	ceil-
disposed	of	several	times	a	day.	              60327	Frankfurt	am	Main                 ings	can	be	permitted	with	certain	
Trash	bags	may	be	deposited	in	                Germany                                 restrictions.	(Please	also	see	Items	
aisles	daily	for	pick-up	following	the	        Phone	 +49	69	75	75-60	75               4.4.1	and	4.9	for	two-storey	con-
close	of	the	event.                                	
                                               Fax		    +49	69	75	75-9	60	75           structions)	Up	to	30	m²	of	contigu-
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                                         NE    logistics@messefrankfurt.com            ous	ceiling	space	may	be	covered	
4.4.1.9 Spray guns, nitrocellu-                In	the	event	that	the	exhibitor	does	   for	one	stand	without	any	addi-
lose lacquers, cleaning agents,                not	comply	with	a	request	to	           tional	measures	being	necessary,	
solvents                                       remove	items	that	are	improperly	       as	long	as	this	does	not	exceed	
Use	of	spray	guns	is	prohibited	in	            stored,	Messe	Frankfurt	shall	be	       50%	of	the	stand	area.	In	order	to	
all	exhibition	halls.	There	is	also	a	         authorised	to	have	the	items	           ensure	that	multiple	ceiling	areas	
ban	on	any	substances,	paints,	lac-            removed	at	the	expense	and	risk	of	     taken	together	do	not	exceed	the	
quers	or	varnishes	containing	sol-             the	exhibitor.                          maximum	size	of	30	m²,	a	distance	
vents.                                                                                 of	at	least	1.50	m	from	the	edge	of	
                                               4.4.1.12 Fire extinguishers             the	stand	is	to	be	maintained	at	all	
4.4.1.10 Work involving use of                 Every	stand	shall	be	equipped	with	     times.	It	is	also	possible	to	have	
cutting wheels and all work in-                at	least	one	fire	extinguisher.	See	    multiple	ceiling	areas	of	up	to	30	m²	
volving open flames                            also	Section	4.4.1.                     within	a	single	exhibition	stand,	as	
Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH,	Tech-                                                      long	as	a	minimum	distance	of	
nical	Event	Management,	shall	be	              4.4.1.13 Cleaning agents, solvents      3.00	m	is	maintained	between	
notified	regarding	any	work	involv-            Employment	of	combustible	liquids	      each	ceiling	area.	
ing	welding,	cutting,	soldering,	              for	cleaning	purposes	in	exhibition	    If	the	contiguous	placement	of	
thawing	or	grinding	in	advance	of	             halls	is	prohibited.	Cleaning	agents	   multiple	ceiling	areas	(including	
its	commencement.	Said	work	                   that	contain	constituents	that	are	     across	multiple	stands)	results	in	a	
shall	not	commence	before	it	has	              hazardous	to	health	shall	be	em-        total	area	of	greater	than	30	m²,	
been	approved	and	a	permit	has	                ployed	in	accordance	with	applica-      suitable	compensatory	measures	
been	received.                                 ble	regulations.                        are	required	(please	see	Item	4.4.1,	
The	surrounding	area	shall	be	ade-                                                     Table	1	“Fire	protection	programme	
quately	shielded	during	said	work.             4.4.2 Stand ceilings                    for	one-storey	exhibition	stands	
                                               In	order	to	ensure	that	sprinkler	      with	closed	ground	floor	ceilings	
4.4.1.11 Empty packagings                      protection	is	not	impaired,	stands	     and	two-storey	exhibition	stands	
The	storage	of	empty	packaging/                in	halls	with	sprinklers	must	always	   with	open	top	floor	ceilings”).	A	
flammable	materials	of	any	type	               be	open	at	the	top.	Ceilings	are	to	    permit	is	required	for	closed	
(e.g.	packaging	and	packaging	                 be	considered	open	when	no	more	        ceilings	larger	than	30	m².	Plans	




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are	to	be	submitted	to	the	Techni-         with	a	fire	alarm	system.	All	sound-    use	shall	be	employed.	All	glass	
cal	Event	Management	of	Messe	             proof	booths	–	regardless	of	size	–	    employed	on	glass	structures	shall	
Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH	for	approv-           must	have	either	a	visual	link	with	    be	safety	glass.	Please	request	our	
al	by	no	later	than	six	weeks	before	      the	outside	or	a	visual	signalling	     instruction	sheet	entitled	“Use	of	
the	start	of	the	event.	The	installa-      system	combined	with	an	alarm	          glass	and	acrylic	glass	in	stand	
tion	of	corresponding	compensato-          button	or	emergency-off	button	         construction	and	design	inside	fair	
ry	facilities	(wall	hydrant,	fire	alarm	   outside	the	booth.	                     halls”.	The	edges	of	glass	panes	
system,	visual/acoustic	alarm,	au-         All	requirements	relating	to	the	in-    shall	be	ground	or	protected	such	
tomated	smoke	extraction	system,	          stallation	of	closed	ceilings	can	be	   that	personal	injuries	are	preclud-
sprinkler	system)	is	to	be	per-            found	under	Item	4.4.1,	Tables	1	       ed.
formed	by	companies	authorised	            and	2.	                                 Structural	elements	fabricated	en-
by	Messe	Frankfurt	and	entails	a	                                                  tirely	from	glass	shall	be	marked	at	
fee.	Soundproof	booths	that	are	30	        4.4.3 Glass and acrylic glass           eye	level.
m²	or	larger	must	be	equipped	             Only	glass	suitable	for	the	intended	




 4.5 Exits, escape routes, doors


4.5.1 Exits, escape routes                 widths	of	said	exits	and	escape	        German	accident	prevention	regu-
The	distance	between	any	point	on	         routes	shall	depend	upon	the	maxi-      lations	(“Unfallverhütungsvorschrif-
an	exhibition	area	and	an	exhibition	      mum	number	of	persons	and	shall	        ten”)	BGV	A8.
hall	aisle	shall	not	exceed	20	m	          be	as	follows	(see	also	Section	
walking	distance.                          4.4.1):                                 4.5.2 Doors
Lounges,	workrooms,	and	exhibiti-              f
                                           –		 	 ewer	than	200	persons,	at	        Employment	of	swinging	doors,	re-
on	areas	having	floor	areas	of	100	m2	         least	0.90	m;                       volving	doors,	doors	that	require	
or	less	shall	have	one	exit	having	a	          m
                                           –	 	 ore	than	200	persons,	at	          entry	of	a	code	in	order	to	open	
minimum	width	of	0.90	m.                       least	1.20	m.                       them,	sliding	doors,	or	other	means	
Every	stand	with	a	floor	area	larger	      Larger	exit	widths	shall	be	gradua-     for	restricting	access	along	escape	
than	100	m2	must	have	at	least	two	        ted	in	0.60	m	increments	per	100	       routes	is	prohibited.
exits,	as	far	apart	as	possible	and	       persons	only.	Escape	routes	shall	
at	opposite	ends	of	the	stand.	The	        be	marked	in	accordance	with	the	




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Publicly	accessible	areas	that	          must	be	designed	to	withstand	a	              mum	width	0.90	m	each,	
directly	border	on	areas	more	than	      horizontal	live	load	(Cat.	C)	of	        	 arranged	oppositely
0.20	m	below	them	shall	be	bor-          qk	=	1.0	kN/m	at	handrail	height.	            T
                                                                                  –	 	 op	floor	area	between	100	m²	
dered	by	railings	unless	they	are	       Accessible	single-level	platforms	            and	200	m²,	more	than	200	
connected	to	the	lower	levels	by	        cannot	be	more	than	0.20	m	above	             people:	2	flight	of	stairs,	mini-
steps	or	ramps.	The	maximum	             floor	level.	The	substructure	of	the	         mum	width	1.20	m	each,
slope	of	ramps	on	rescue	and	es-         platform	floor	must	be	at	least	         	 arranged	oppositely
cape	routes	is	6%.	The	railing	must	     flame-retardant	according	to	DIN	             T
                                                                                  –	 	 op	floor	area	more	than	200	m²:	
be	at	least	1.10	m	high.	In	areas	       4102	-B1	and/or	EN	13501-1	class	C.	          2	flight	of	stairs,	minimum	
where	small	children	can	be	ex-          Ladders,	stairs,	and	landings	must	           width	1.20	m	each,
pected,	railings	and	banisters	          comply	with	current	German	acci-         	 arranged	oppositely
should	be	designed	such	that	they	       dent	prevention	regulations.	                 F
                                                                                  –	 	 or	each	additional	100	people:	
are	difficult	to	climb	over.	There	      All	stairways	must	comply	with	               an	additional	0.60	m	is	added	
must	not	be	more	than	0.12	m	            DIN	18065.	The	distance	between	              to	the	clear	width	of	each	flight	
space	between	railing/banister	          any	point	in	the	stand	and	an	                of	stairs	for	each	additional	100	
components	in	any	direction.	            exhibition	hall	aisle	shall	not	ex-           people	
Handrails	shall	be	rigid,	provide	a	     ceed	20	m	walking	distance.	The	         Spiral	and	circular	staircases	are	
secure	grip	and	have	no	exposed	         number	and	clear	width	of	stairs	        approved	for	use	as	auxiliary	stair-
ends.	A	structural	certification	        shall	depend	on	the	area	of	the	top	     ways.	Moving	components,	such	
must	be	submitted	for	the	platform;	     floor	and	the	number	of	persons	         as	escalators	or	rotating	stages	
the	inspection	and	approval	of	this	     on	the	top	floor	(see	also	Section	      (special	constructions),	require	pri-
special	construction	entails	costs	      4.4.1):	                                 or	approval	of	Messe	Frankfurt	
for	which	the	exhibitor/stand	con-            T
                                         –	 	 op	floor	area	up	to	100	m²,	        Venue	GmbH,	Technical	Event	
structor	will	be	billed.	                     fewer	than	200	people:	1	flight	    Management.	Stairways	that	are	at	
The	load-bearing	capacity	of	floors	          of	stairs,	minimum	width	0.90	m	    least	1.20	m	wide	must	have	hand-
shall	conform	to	DIN	1055-3,	Table	           T
                                         –	 	 op	floor	area	between	100	m²	       rails	on	both	sides.	Steps	that	are	
1	(Cat.	C1),	and	shall	be	at	least	           and	200	m²,	fewer	than	200	         wider	than	2.40	m	must	have	cen-
3.0	kN/m².	Railings	and	banisters	            people:	2	flight	of	stairs,	mini-   tral	handrails.




 4.7 Stand design


4.7.1 Stand appearance                   Lengthy,	enclosed	stand	struc-           the	neighbouring	stand,	so	as	not	
Exhibitors	are	responsible	for	de-       tures	bordering	on	aisles	are	not	       to	impair	the	design	of	the	neigh-
signing	their	stands,	where	typical	     permitted	and	must	be	interrupted	       bouring	stand.
exhibition	criteria	applicable	to	the	   by	display	cases,	niches,	displays	      Insofar	as	trade	fair	visitors	are	
event	in	question	shall	apply.           or	similar.	The	rear	sides	of	stands	    able	to	look	down	onto	stand	roof-
Stand	construction	shall	be	such	        adjacent	to	neighbouring	stands	         ing,	same	shall	be	incorporated	
that	their	edges	bordering	on	           must	be	kept	smooth	and	be	              into	stand	designs	(Forum	0,	Hall	
aisles	shall	be	as	transparent	as	       white	in	colour	from	a	height	of	        3.0,	Galleria	0,	Hall	5.0	West	and	
practicable.	The	target	should	be	a	     2.50	m,	or	must	be	positioned	at	        East,	Hall	6.0	East).
frontage	that	is	70%	open.	              least	1.00	m	from	the	border	of	


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4.7.2 Barrier-free construction                  subjected	to	static	loadings	by	          classifications	of	the	building	
Freedom	from	barriers	should	be	                 stand	structures	or	exhibits.             materials	employed	shall	be	kept	
assured	when	designing	the	stand.	               The	supporting	columns	of	exhibi-         available	on	stands	at	all	times.
It	should	be	possible	for	disabled	              tion	halls	located	within	stands	
people	to	obtain	easy	access	to	                 may	be	enclosed	up	to	the	level	of	       4.7.6 Suspension points/elec-
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stands	and	use	their	facilities	with-            the	maximum	stand	height	allowed,	        tric chain hoists/manual chain           NE
out	assistance.                                  provided	that	they	shall	not	be	          hoists/fasteners
                                                 damaged	thereby.                          Elements	may	only	be	suspended	
4.7.3 Verification of rented                     Facilities	on	hall	columns,	walls	        from	the	technical	facilities	provid-
areas                                            and	technical	installations	must	be	      ed	for	this	purpose.
Rented	areas	shall	be	marked	as	                 freely	accessible.	If	necessary,	         The	suspension	of	any	elements	is	
such	by	Messe	Frankfurt.                         appropriate	servicing	hatches	must	       subject	to	approval	and	the	neces-
Exhibitors	shall	be	obliged	to	inform	           be	provided.	                             sary	work	must	be	carried	out	in	
themselves	on	site	on	the	location	                                                        accordance	with	the	applicable	
and	dimensioning	of	any	structures	              4.7.5 Exhibition hall floors              BGV	C1	regulation.	This	also	ap-
or	other	facilities	on	their	stand,	in	          Carpets	and	other	floor	coverings	        plies	to	the	suspension	of	pre-riggs	
particular	columns,	fire	alarms,	the	            shall	be	laid	such	that	accidents	        and	their	own	ground	support	sys-
routing	of	utility	channels,	ventila-            will	be	prevented,	and	shall	not	         tems.	Collapsible	carabiners	of	any	
tion	systems,	floor	unevenness,	                 extend	beyond	stand	boundaries.           type	are	not	permitted.	The	ropes	
etc.,	once	they	have	been	assigned	              Only	PE/PP	double-sided	tape	that	        or	sling	chains	that	are	used	must	
a	stand,	and,	if	necessary,	instruct	            may	be	removed	without	leaving	           also	comply	with	the	requirements	
their	stand	builders	accordingly.                any	                                      of	BGV	C1	and	must	be	appropri-
Messe	Frankfurt	assumes	no	liability	            residues	shall	be	employed	for	           ately	dimensioned	to	carry	the	re-
for	the	accuracy	of	the	dimensions	              holding	carpets	and	floor	coverings	      spective	load.
given	in	hall	and	stand	plans.                   in	place.                                 Suspensions	from	the	hall	ceiling	
Assigned	stand	areas	shall	be	ob-                All	materials	employed	shall	be	          may	only	be	handled	by	Messe	
served	at	all	times.	Even	lighting	              completely	removed	by	exhibitors	         Frankfurt	and	companies	working	
fixtures	and	signs	should	not	be	                without	leaving	any	residues.	Any	        under	contract	to	Messe	Frankfurt.	
allowed	to	protrude	beyond	the	                  substances	such	as	oil,	grease,	          Order	forms	must	be	accompanied	
boundaries	of	stand	areas.                       paint,	and	similar	must	be	removed	       by	a	floor	plan	showing	the	sus-
                                                 from	the	floor	immediately.               pended	loads	and	requested	sus-
4.7.4 Interventions in the                       Exhibition	hall	floors	shall	not	be	      pension	point	positions.	A	loading	
structures and equipment of                      painted	or	have	anything	glued	           diagram	must	be	submitted	for	
buildings                                        onto	them.	Stand	utilities,	lines	laid	   complex	systems,	which	shows	all	
Components	of	exhibition	hall	                   out	on	stands,	servicing	access	          of	the	individual	loads	and	line	
structures	and	their	technical	facili-           hatches	etc.,	shall	not	be	obstructed.    loads,	as	well	as	the	overall	load.	A	
ties	shall	not	be	damaged,	dirtied	              Driving	or	setting	anchorings	or	         separate	structural	calculation	may	
or	otherwise	altered	by,	e.g.	drilling	          other	mounting	hardware	into	the	         be	needed	under	certain	circum-
into	same	or	driving	nails	or	screws	            floors	is	prohibited.                     stances	and	may	be	requested	by	
into	same.	Painting,	wallpapering,	              Carpets	and	other	floor	coverings	        Messe	Frankfurt.	Furthermore,	
or	affixing	posters	or	other	items	is	           used	on	exhibition	areas	shall	be	at	     Messe	Frankfurt	reserves	the	right	
also	prohibited.                                 least	flame-retardant	according	to	       to	engage	a	structural	engineer	to	
Components	of	exhibition	halls	and	              DIN	4102	-	B1	and/or	EN	13501-1	          verify	the	applied	loads	and	the	
their	technical	facilities	shall	not	be	         class	C.	Test	certificates	stating	the	   structures	used.	This	verification	


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procedure	incurs	costs,	which	will	        ing	at	any	time	must	be	equal	to	            shall	be	provided	with	one	rear	
be	charged	to	the	ordering	party/          the	number	of	manual	chain	hoists	           wall	only.
exhibitor.	The	maximum	height	re-          in	use!	A	load	must	never	be	lifted	         Stands	open	on	all	four	sides	shall	
strictions	also	apply	to	the	truss	        unless	there	is	the	obligatory	man-          not	be	provided	with	any	partition	
system	and	must	be	observed	ac-            power!	Attention	must	be	given	to	           walls.	The	areas	of	such	stands	
cordingly.                                 ensuring	that	loads	are	lifted/raised	       shall	be	delimited	by	markings	on	
                                           evenly.	                                     exhibition	hall	floors.
                                    N EW
4.7.6.1 Electric chain hoists              Attention	must	also	be	given	to	en-          In	the	case	of	stands	open	on	one	
Electric	chain	hoists	may	only	be	         suring	that	nobody	is	standing/              side	or	two	sides,	6	cm	shall	be	
used	in	halls	equipped	with	heavy-         walking	under	the	load	during	the	           deducted	from	the	confirmed	
duty	suspension	points.	Electric	          lifting	operation.	                          stand	widths	in	order	to	obtain	the	
chain	hoists	may	not	be	used	in	           The	weight	of	the	manual	chain	              clearances	between	the	inner	sur-
halls	with	50	kg	suspension	points	        hoists	must	be	taken	into	consider-          faces	of	their	partition	walls.
(“Halfenschienen”).	Use	of	such	           ation	on	the	loading	diagram	to	en-          Under	no	circumstances	shall	par-
electric	motors	is	subject	to	the	re-      sure	that	the	load-bearing	points	           tition	walls	be	damaged.	Messe	
quirements	for	electric	chain	hoists	      are	not	overloaded.	                         Frankfurt	reserves	the	right	to	
in	the	event	technology	industry	          All	manual	chain	hoists	and	polyes-          invoice	exhibitors	for	any	repairs	
(Igvw	SQ	P2).                              ter	round	slings	must	always	be	             that	may	be	required.
The	weight	of	the	electric	chain	          secured	with	an	additional	steel	            In	the	event	that	exhibitors	or	their	
hoists	must	be	taken	into	consider-        cable	or	an	approved	chain	(so-              stand	builders	shall	notice	any	
ation	on	the	loading	diagram	to	en-        called	‘safeties’).                          damage	to	these	plastic-coated	
sure	that	the	load-bearing	points	                                                      walls	at	the	commencement	of	
                                                                             N     EW
are	not	overloaded.	                       4.7.6.3 Fasteners                            stand	construction,	the	service	
The	contractor	must	ensure	that	           Plastic	cable	ties	must	not	be	used	         office	responsible	for	the	hall	shall	
the	chain	hoists	are	tested	every	         to	secure	components	that	are	               be	informed	immediately.
year.	The	seal	of	approval	must	be	        subjected	to	static	loads.	Only	ap-          Light	objects	may	be	attached	to	
attached	to	each	motor	in	such	a	          proved	fastening	means	(including	           stand	walls	using	decoration	
way	as	to	be	easily	visible.	The	test	     high-strength	shackles,	screw-lock	          hooks,	which	are	available	from	
records	must	accompany	the	mo-             carabiners)	may	be	used	as	fasten-           hall	service	offices.	These	hooks	
tors	at	all	times	and	must	be	kept	        ers	and	safeties.                            are	to	be	hung	on	the	top	edges	of	
ready	for	inspection	at	the	operat-                                                     stand	wall	systems	and	are	capable	
ing	location.	These	tests	do	not	re-       4.7.7 Stand bounding walls                   of	supporting	loads	of	4	kg	or	less.	
place	the	mandatory	inspection	by	         Messe	Frankfurt	shall	erect,	in	             No	more	than	two	such	hooks	
an	official	expert	every	4	years.          general,	standard	partition	walls	           shall	be	hung	on	any	wall	element.
                                           having	a	height	of	2.50	m	and	               The	stand	wall	system	employed	
4.7.6.2 Manual chain hoists N
                                    EW     supporting	feet	up	to	0.12	m	in	             has	plastic-coated	surfaces,	into	
Manual	chain	hoists	may	only	be	           length.                                      which	no	nails	or	screws	shall	be	
used	for	“single	line”	constructions	      Stands	open	on	one	side	shall	be	            driven,	which	shall	not	be	painted,	
and	must	not	be	used	for	complex	          provided	with	one	rear	wall	and	             and	onto	which	nothing	shall	be	
systems.	                                  two	side	walls.	Stands	open	on	              glued.	In	exceptional	cases,	Messe	
The	load-carrying	hook	of	the	lift-        two	sides	shall	be	provided	with	            Frankfurt	Medien	und	Service	
ing	gear	must	be	suspended	per-            either	one	rear	wall	and	one	right           GmbH	(MFS)	shall	allow	walls	to	
pendicular	over	the	load’s	centre	of	      or	left	side	wall,	or	two	side	walls	        be	wallpapered	using	suitable	
gravity.	The	number	of	people	lift-        only.	Stands	open	on	three	sides	            materials,	provided	that	it	shall	be	


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reimbursed	for	the	costs	of	restoring	    exceed	the	maximum	construction	            Messe	Frankfurt	shall	be	notified	if	
them	to	their	original	conditions	by	     height	(cf.	the	addendum	hereto).	          any	shows	or	product	presentations	
exhibitors	prior	to	the	commence-         Advertising	materials,	logos	etc.	          involving	shows	are	to	be	put	on.
ment	of	the	wallpapering	work	            are	to	be	kept	at	least	1.00	m	from	        Distribution	of	printed	matter	and	
involved.	Affixing	lacquered	wall-        the	border	of	the	neighbouring	             employment	of	advertising	media	
paper,		washable	wallpaper	or	any	        stand.	Same	should	have	an	attrac-          by	exhibitors	is	allowed	on	their	
other	wallpaper	having	a	barrier	         tive	appearance.                            own	stands	only.
coating	of	any	kind	to	stand	wall	        Presentations,	visual	advertising	
systems	is	prohibited.	Affixing	any	      media,	slow-moving	and	acoustic	            4.7.9 Foundations, pits
self-adhesive	tapes,	foils,	or	similar	   advertising	media,	and	playback	of	         In	the	event	that	exhibitors	plan	to	
to	stand	wall	systems	is	also	pro-        recorded	music	shall	be	allowed,	           have	any	foundations	built,	pits	
hibited.	Additional	partitioning	         provided	that	neighbours	shall	not	         dug	or	any	other	alterations	made	
walls	for	conference	cabins	on	           be	disturbed	thereby,	no	traffic	           to	buildings,	scale	drawings	listing	
stands	or	for	other	subdivisions	of	      jams	shall	occur	in	aisles,	and	            the	weights	and	dimensions	of	
stands	shall	be	set	up	at	exhibitors’	    Messe	Frankfurt’s	own	public	ad-            exhibits	and	storage	areas	shall	be	
expense	upon	request.	MFS	shall	          dress		system	shall	not	be	drowned	         submitted	to	Messe	Frankfurt	
have	the	work	required	performed	         out.	Sound	pressure	levels	at	the	          Venue	GmbH,	Technical	Event	
by	a	specialist	company.                  boundaries	of	the	stands	involved	          Management,	for	approval	no	later	
MFS	also	offers	exhibitors	complete	      shall	not	exceed	70	dB(A).	In	the	          than	six	(6)	weeks	prior	to	the	
stands	in	standard	sizes	ranging	         event	of	violations	of	that		regulation,	   opening	of	the	event	involved.	
from	15	m2	to	49	m2	equipped	with	        Messe	Frankfurt	shall	be	entitled	to	       Exhibitors	shall	be	responsible	for	
standard	furnishings,	as	well	as	         take	action	against	offenders	and,	         all	associated	costs	as	well	as	ex-
rentals	of	custom	furnishings	for	        if	necessary,	demand	that	the	              penses	to	restore	any	items	altered	
stands	having	larger	floor	areas.	        offending	equipment	be	shut	                to	their	original	conditions	immedi-
They	can	be	ordered	through	the	          down.	In	the	event	that	any	shows	          ately	following	conclusion	of	the	
Messe	Frankfurt	online	order	shop.	       are	to	be	put	on,	the	regulations	of	       event.	Orders	are	to	be	directed	
                                          the	professional	and	industrial	so-         exclusively	to	Messe	Frankfurt.
4.7.8 Advertising media/                  cieties	entitled	“Show	and	Produc-
presentations                             tion		Facilities	for	Scenic	Presenta-
Stand	and	exhibit	lettering	and	          tions”	(BGV	C1)	shall	be	observed	
company	and	brand	logos	shall	not	        at	all	times.	




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The	foregoing	general	regulations	       exhibition	areas.	                      structures	are	to	be	erected.	The	ap-
governing	stand	construction	also	       Checked,	or	checkable,	static	com-      proval	documentation/certification	
apply,	suitably	modified,	to	stand	      putations	shall	be	included	with	       book	must	be	at	the	stand	for	ap-
construction	and	stands	erected	on	      the	sets	of	drawings	submitted.	If	     proval	before	the	start	of	the	event.	
outdoor	exhibition	areas.	In	the	        no	checked	static	computations	         The	exhibitor/stand	constructor	will	
case	of	stands	to	be	erected	on	         are	submitted,	checking	by	a	firm	      be	invoiced	for	the	costs	of	approv-
outdoor	exhibition	areas,	exhibitors	    of	engineering	consultants	en-          ing	the	temporary	structure.	In	the	
shall	submit	scale	floor	plans	and	      gaged	by	Messe	Frankfurt	shall	be	      event	that	exhibitors	plan	any	
top/side/perspective	view	drawings	      required.	The	charges	therefor	         excavations	for	foundations,	pits,	
covering	the	planned	stand	struc-        shall	be	separately	invoiced	to	ex-     pipelines,	cables,	flagpoles	etc.	in	
tures	and	stand	design,	complete	        hibitors	by	the	respective	firm	of	     outdoor	exhibition	areas,	approvals	
with	their	precise	dimensions,	to	       engineering	consultants.                for	same	must	be	obtained	from	
Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH,	Tech-        Insofar	as	superstructures	have	        Messe	Frankfurt,	Technical	Event	
nical	Event	Management,	for	ap-          been	classified	as	temporary	struc-     Management,	in	good	time.	This	
proval	no	later	than	six	weeks	prior	    tures,	a	valid	certification	book	      work	may	not	be	carried	out	until	
to	the	start	of	set-up	work.	Exhibi-     must	be	submitted.	Messe	Frank-         approval	has	been	obtained.	
tors	shall	be	charged	for	approvals	     furt’s	Technical	Event	Management-      Ground	anchors	such	as	ground	
of	stands	to	be	erected	on	outdoor	      must	be	notified	if	temporary	          pegs	etc.	are	not	permitted.



 4.9 Two-storey structures


4.9.1 Requests for approval              4.9.2 Restrictions applying to          detailed	information.	The	exhibitor	
Two-storey	structures	require	the	       stand superstructures, safety           is	to	order	any	necessary	compen-
approval	of	Messe	Frankfurt’s	           clearances and the heights of           satory	measures	from	Messe	
Technical	Event	Management.	             interior rooms                          Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH,	Technical	
Inquiries	should	be	submitted	no	        In	the	interest	of	the	overall	char-    Event	Management.	Messe	Frank-
later	than	six	(6)	weeks	prior	to	the	   acter	of	the	exhibition	hall	and	for	   furt	will	arrange	for	the	necessary	
opening	of	the	event	involved	to	        safety	reasons,	Messe	Frankfurt	        installations	and	invoice	the	exhib-
the	following	address:                   reserves	the	right	to	withhold	         itor	for	the	costs	entailed.	
Messe	Frankfurt	Venue	GmbH               approval	of	two-storey	structures	      Structural	calculations	submitted	
Technical	Event	Management               at	its	own	discretion.	                 to	Messe	Frankfurt	for	inspection	
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1                   The	clear	height	of	interiors	in	       or	which	have	already	been	in-
D-60327	Frankfurt	am	Main                multi-storey	structures	must	be	at	     spected	will	be	given	to	a	firm	of	
Exhibitors	shall	be	charged	for	         least	2.30	m.	If	30	m²	or	more	of	      engineering	consultants	commis-
checking	of	plans	for	two-storey	        the	stand	area	is	covered	by	the	       sioned	by	Messe	Frankfurt	to	de-
structures.	Said	charges	are	exclu-      upper	storey,	this	area	must	be	        termine	if	they	are	in	compliance	
sive	of	charges	for	a	required	fire	     equipped	with	an	automatic	fire	        with	the	construction	plans	sub-
alarm	system	or	other	fire	protec-       alarm	system.	Other	measures	           mitted.	In	the	event	that	structural	
tion	measures	that	may	become	           may	also	be	necessary	–	please	         calculations	examined	by	a	sec-
necessary.                               see	Item	4.4.1,	Tables	1	and	2,	for	    ond,	independent	structural	engi-




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neer	are	not	submitted,	the	engi-            to	achieve	adequate	longitudinal	        inner	width	of	stairs	shall	depend	
neering	consultants	will	inspect	the	        and	transverse	stability.                on	the	area	of	the	top	floor	and	the	
plans	themselves	and	separately	             Railings	and	banisters	must	be	de-       number	of	persons	on	the	top	floor	
invoice	the	exhibitor	for	their	             signed	to	withstand	a	horizontal	        (cf.	Section	4.4.1):
services.	The	structural	engineer	           live	load	in	accordance	with	DIN	        –	 	 op	floor	areas	up	to	100	m2	and	
                                                                                            T
will	contact	the	stand	construction	         1055-3,	Table	7	(Cat.	C)	of	                   maximum	occupancies	of	less	
manager	at	a	specified	time/after	           qk	=	1.0	kN/m²	at	handrail	height.	            than	200	persons:
consultation	in	order	to	inspect	the	        Stand	structures	must	be	designed	       	 1	stair,	minimum	width	0.90	m.
structural	characteristics	of	the	           to	withstand	an	equivalent	distrib-            T
                                                                                      –	 	 op	floor	areas	from	100-200	m²	
stand.	                                      uted	lateral	load	of	0.125	kN/m2	in	           and	maximum	occupancies	of	
                                             order	to	achieve	adequate	tilt	and	            less	than	200	persons:
4.9.3 Live loads/design loads            W   slip	resistance	and	ensure	stand	              2
                                                                                      	 	 	stairs,	minimum	width	0.90	m	
The	following	working	load	re-        NE     stability.	Deviations	are	possible	in	         each,	arranged	oppositely
quirements	apply	to	the	upper	floor	         substantiated	individual	cases	as	       –	 	 op	floor	areas	from	100-200	m2	
                                                                                            T
of	a	two-storey	stand	in	an	exhibi-          long	as	appropriate	evidence	is	               and	maximum	occupancies	of	
tion	hall,	as	perpendicular	live	            provided.                                      more	than	200	persons:	
loads	in	accordance	with	DIN	                Evidence	showing	that	the	permit-              2
                                                                                      	 	 	stairs,	minimum	width	1.20	m	
1055-3,	Table	1	[Cat.	C]:                    ted	loads	on	the	hall	floor	have	not	          each,	arranged	oppositely
    T
-	 	 he	following	live	load	[Cat.	C1]	       been	exceeded,	e.g.	by	individual	       –	 Top	floor	areas	exceeding	
    is	required	for	limited	use	by	          supports	(also	refer	to	“Technical	      	 200	m2:	
    trade	visitors	or	by	stand	per-          Data	on	the	Exhibition	Halls	of	               2
                                                                                      	 	 	stairs,	minimum	width	1.20	m	
    sonnel	engaged	in	discussions	           Messe	Frankfurt”)	must	be	provid-              each,	arranged	oppositely
    or	assisting	customers,	i.e.	fur-        ed.	                                           F
                                                                                      –	 	 or	each	additional	100	persons:	
    nished	with	tables	and	chairs	           Load-distributing	baseplates	meas-             +	0.60	m	inner	stair	width
    arranged	freely	or	in	discussion	        uring	at	least	0.20	m	x	0.20	m	shall	    Spiral	staircases	or	stairways	with	
    booths:	qk	=	3.0	kN/m2.                  be	provided	beneath	supports	for	        rungs	are	approved	for	use	as	aux-
    T
-	 	 he	following	live	load	[Cat.	C3	        multi-storey	structures	and	special	     iliary	stairways.	Moving	compo-
    or	higher]	is	required	for	unre-         constructions	and	these	must	com-        nents,	such	as	escalators	or	rotating	
    stricted	use	as	a	freely	accessi-        ply	with	the	structural	engineering	     stages	(special	structures),	require	
    ble	area	for	exhibitions	and	as-         requirements	for	high	loads.	            prior	approval	from	Messe	Frank-
    semblies,	either	with	or	                Stairs	and	landings	must	always	be	      furt	Venue	GmbH,	Technical	Event	
    without	densely	arranged	seat-           designed	for	a	live	load	[Cat.	T2]	of	   Management.	Stairways	that	are	
    ing:	qk	=	5.0	kN/m2.                     qk	=	5.0	kN/m2.                          wider	than	2.40	m	shall	have	cen-
The	type	of	use	must	be	clearly	evi-                                                  tral	handrails.
dent	in	the	plans	submitted	for	ap-          4.9.4 Escape routes / stairways          Handrails	shall	be	rigid,	provide	a	
proval.	The	evidence	of	stand	safe-          On	the	top	floors	of	two-storey	         secure	grip	and	have	no	exposed	
ty	must	allow	for	the	fact	that	             exhibition	stands,	the	walking	dis-      ends.
anchorings	are	not	permitted.                tance	from	any	accessible	location	
A	horizontal	load	amounting	to	              to	the	nearest	exhibition	hall	aisle	    4.9.5 Building materials
H	=	qk/20	(qk	=	perpendicular	live	          via	the	stairway	shall	not	exceed	       All	stand	construction	and	decora-
load)	at	upper	floor	level	must	be	          20.00	m.                                 tive	materials	shall	comply	at	least	
assumed	for	a	two-storey	exhibi-             All	stairway	structures	shall	comply	    with	building	materials	class	B1	of	
tion	stand	or	grandstand	in	order	           with	DIN	18065.	The	number	and	          DIN	4102	and/or	class	C	of	EN	




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13501-1,	i.e.	shall	be	flame-retard-   4.9.6 Top floors                           in	one-storey	stands	with	closed	
ant.                                   Guards	at	least	0.05	m	high	that	          ceilings	shall	apply.	
Special	requirements	may	apply	to	     will	prevent	objects	from	rolling	off	     All	of	the	necessary	fire	protection	
load-bearing	structural	elements	in	   top	floors	shall	be	installed	on	the	      measures	can	be	found	under	Item	
the	interest	of	safety.	Materials	     flooring	of	top	floors,	in	the	vicinity	   4.4.1.	In	addition	to	the	fire	extin-
such	as	rigid	polystyrene	foam,	       of	railings,	if	required.	                 guishers	already	present	on	the	
PVC,	or	similar,	as	well	as	various	   Railings	shall	comply	with	Sections	       ground	floor,	at	least	one	approved	
acrylic	glass	products,	that	are	      4.6	and	4.9.3	above.                       and	suitable	fire	extinguisher	per	
readily	flammable,	drip	while		        The	top	storey	should	always	be	           stairway	(in	compliance	with	EN3)	
burning	or	form	toxic	gases	shall	     left	open	to	ensure	that	the	effec-        is	to	be	located	in	a	clearly	visible	
not	be	em-ployed.	The	materials	       tiveness	of	the	fire	extinguishing	        and	easily	accessible	place.
employed	shall	not	contribute	to	      systems	is	not	impaired.	If	the	ceil-
evolution	of	large	volumes	of	         ings	of	top	storeys	are	closed,	the	
smoke	in	the	event	of	a	fire.          additional	requirements	for	areas	




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 5.1 General regulations

Exhibitors	are	responsible	for	          5.1.1 Damage
operational	safety	and	maintaining	      Any	and	all	damage	caused	by	
compliance	with	occupational	            exhibitors	or	their	agents	on	the	
health	and	safety	and	accident	pre-      exhibition	grounds	or	in	the	
vention	regulations	on	their	stands.     grounds’	buildings	or	facilities	
All	set-up	and	dismantling	work	         shall	be	remedied	by	Messe	
shall	comply	with	occupational	          Frankfurt	at	said	exhibitors’	ex-
health	and	safety	and	industrial	        pense	following	the	close	of	the	
regulations.                             event.




 5.2 Employment of tools and other equipment


The	use	of	stud	guns	is	prohibited.	     of	exhibitors‘	own	forklifts	is	prohi-         level	is	permitted.
The	employment	of	woodworking	           bited	for	safety	reasons.	If	required,	        Electric	lift	trucks	may	only	be	used	
machinery	that	lacks	sawdust/chip	       forklifts	for	loading	and	unloading	           for	assembly	work	on	the	rented	
extraction	systems	is	prohibited.	       are	available	on	a	fee	basis	from	             stand	area;	their	use	for	loading	or	
Cranes,	forklifts	and	other	devices	     the	Messe	Frankfurt	Logistics	                 unloading	is	prohibited.
for	loading/unloading	may	only	be	       Service.
used	by	the	Messe	Frankfurt‘s	           The	utilisation	of	electric	lift	trucks	
Logistics	Service.	The	employment	       for	transporting	goods	at	ground	




 5.3 Electrical installations


5.3.1 Electrical outlets                 may	be	installed	by	Messe	Frank-               stalled	and	operated	in	compliance	
Every	stand	that	is	supplied	with	       furt.	Exhibitors	shall	enter	their	            with	the	latest	safety	regulations	of	
electric	power	has	one	or	more	          orders	for	same	directly	with	                 the	VDE	German	Electrical	Engi-
electrical	outlets.	The	electrical	      Messe	Frankfurt.	Installation	shall	           neering	Association,	in	particular	
supply	shall	be	shut	off	one	hour	       be	performed	by	an	electrical	con-             VDE	0100,	0100-718,	0128	and	IEC	
after	events	close	on	their	final	day	   tractor	authorised	by	Messe	Frank-             standard	60364-7-711.	
for	safety	reasons.                      furt.                                      W   Exhibitors	shall	be	fully	liable	for	
                                                                               NE       any	damage	to	Messe	Frankfurt’s	
5.3.2 Electrical installations on        5.3.3 Installation and operating               exhibition	halls,	sections	of	its	
stands                                   regulations                                    buildings,	or	to	exhibition	stands	or	
Electrical	installations	on	stands	      All	electrical	systems	shall	be	in-            exhibits	of	other	exhibitors	that	


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may	occur	due	to	defective	or	in-         regulations	of	DIN	0281	and	0282	           Sufficiently	large	distances,	suited	
correctly	installed	electrical	instal-    of	the	VDE	(German	Electrical	              to	the	quantities	of	heat	generated,	
lations.                                  Engineering	Association).                   from	any	combustible	materials	shall	
The	percentages	of	high-frequency	        Employment	of	any	type	of	flat	             be	maintained	at	all	times.	Lighting	
or	low-frequency	interference	            conductors	is	prohibited.                   fixtures	shall	not	be		attached	to	
transmitted	to	the	network	shall	         Employment	of	bare	electrical	              any	combustible	decorations	or	
not	exceed	those	stated	under	VDE	        wiring	or	terminals	on	low-voltage	         similar.
0160	and	VDE	0838	(EN	50	006).            systems	is	prohibited.
                                                                                                                                 W
Electrically	conductive	components	       Secondary	lines	shall	be	protected	         5.3.5 Emergency lighting                 NE
shall	be	included	in	measures	in-         against	short	circuiting	and	over-          Stands	on	which	existing	general	
tended	to	prevent	hazards	due	to	         loading.                                    emergency	lighting	is	ineffective	
indirect	contact	(stand	grounding).                                                   due	to	their	construction	shall	
Furthermore,	exclusively	insulated	       5.3.4 Safety precautions                    require	their	own	additional	emer-
copper	wiring	of	types	NYM,	              All	electrical	appliances,	which	           gency	lighting,	as	required	by	VDE	
H05VV-F	and	H05RR-F	having	a	             give	off	heat		(hot	plates,	spot-           0100-718,	which	shall	be	laid	out	
minimum	cross-sectional	area	of	          lights,	transformers	etc.)	shall	be	        such	that	it	will	reliably	allow	find-
1.5	mm2	shall	be	employed.	All	           mounted	on	non-inflammable,	                ing	one’s	way	to	the	general	escape	
types	of	wiring	shall	be	employed	        heat-resistant,	insulating	bases	in	        routes.
exclusively	in	compliance	with	the	       order	to	provide	extra	protection.	



 5.4 Water and drain installations


Every	stand	that	is	to	be	supplied	       In	order	to	be	able	to	provide	ex-          Connection	and	Supply	of	Water	
with	water	or	a	drain	will	be	supplied	   hibitors	with	rapid	assistance	in	          and	Drains”	as	integral	parts	of	the	
with	one	or	more	connections	to	          the	event	that	problems	arise,	             contractual	agreement	binding	
water/drain	lines.	Connections	to	        Messe	Frankfurt	shall	operate	an	           upon	both	of	them.
exhibition	hall	water	and	drain	lines	    emergency	stand-by	service,	whose	          Water	supplies	shall	be	shut	off	on	
shall	be	via	1/2-inch	pipes	in	the	       location	may	be	obtained	from	the	          the	last	day	of	events,	usually	one	
case	of	water	lines	and	40-mm	            hall	manager’s	office,	on	all	days	of	      hour	before	the	trade	fair	closes,	
pipes	in	the	case	of	drain	lines.	        the	event	in	question.	Connections	         for	safety	reasons.
                                                                                                                                 W
Water	and	drain	lines	shall	be	routed	    on	stands	shall	also	be	installed	          All	installations	within	the	stand	      NE
over	exhibition	hall	floors	to	the	       exclusively	by	Messe	Frankfurt’s	           must	comply	with	the	current	Ger-
rear	or	side	walls	of	stands	via	the	     contract	plumbers.                          man	Drinking	Water	Ordinance	to	
shortest	routes.                          Charges	for	additional	plumbing	            ensure	that	the	installation	and	op-
Underfloor/underground	routing	           fixtures,	such	as	rentals	of	wash	          eration	of	a	water	connection	does	
may	be	provided	on	Hall	levels	4.0,	      basins,	sinks	etc.,	and	for	installation	   not	exert	any	long-term	detrimental	
8.0	and	9.0	and	on	outdoor	exhibi-        of	exhibitor-supplied	equipment	            effects	on	the	quality	of	the	drink-
tion	areas.	Within	stands,	lines	will	    shall	be	invoiced	to	exhibitors.	           ing	water.
be	routed	above	floor	level,	along	       Both	contracting	parties	accept	the	
stand	walls.                              “Terms	and	Conditions	for	the	




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5.5.1 Compressed air installa-             ¾’’	for	flow	rates	exceeding	           more	connections	to	supply	lines.	
tions                                      	 1,500	l/min.                          DVGW	regulations	regarding	instal-
Every	stand	that	is	to	be	supplied	        Compressed	air	shall	be	supplied	       lation	of	items	of	equipment	shall	
with	compressed	air	shall	be	equip-        commencing	on	the	final	day	of	         be	binding	upon	exhibitors.	Exhaust	
ped	with	one	or	more	connections	          set-up	periods.	Thereafter,	com-        gases	from	larger	items	of	equip-
to	supply	lines.	Installation	of	said	     pressed	air	shall	be	supplied	on	a	     ment	shall	be	conducted	outdoors.	
connections	shall	be	arranged	by	          daily	basis,	commencing	one	hour	       Installation	of	connections	to	supply	
Messe	Frankfurt.                           prior	to	the	opening	of	the	event	      lines	shall	be	arranged	by	Messe	
Max.	pressure:	8	bar	(A	pressure	          and	terminating	thirty	minutes	         Frankfurt.	Access	to	shutoff	valves	
reducer	should	be	used,	if	required.)      after	it	closes.                        for	gas	systems	installed	on	stands	
Supplied	via	compressed	air	hoses	                                                 shall	be	clearly	identified	by	iden-
equipped	with	ball	valves:                 5.5.2 Gas installations                 tifying	markings	(safety	markings)	
                                           Every	stand	that	may	be	supplied	       thereon	complying	with	BGV	A8.
½’’	for	flow	rates	up	to	1,500	l/min.      with	gas/natural	gas	has	one	or	



 5.6 Machinery, pressure vessels, exhaust systems


5.6.1    Noise generated by                are	to	be	displayed	in	operation,	      of	compliance	with	the	aforemen-
machinery                                  components	thereof	or	items	of	         tioned	regulations.	In	order	that	it	
Operation	of	noisy	machinery	and	          safety	equipment	may	be	fabricated	     may	be	determined	whether	appli-
other	equipment	should	be	restricted	      from	transparent	materials,	provided	   cable	regulations	have	been	ob-
in	the	best	interests	of	all	exhibitors	   that	the	same	degree	of	safety	         served	in	conjunction	with	their	CE	
and	visitors.	Noise	levels	at	the	         shall	be	guaranteed.                    certification,	exhibitors	shall	keep	
boundaries	of	stands	shall	not	            Exhibited	equipment	may	be	sub-         both	the	associated	German-
exceed	70	dB(A).                           jected	to	visual	inspection(s)	by	a	    language	EU	certificates	of	compli-
                                           commission	during	the	event	in-         ance	or	manufacturers’	certificates	
5.6.2 Equipment and product                volved.	In	the	event	that	said	         of	compliance	and	German-language	
safety                                     inspection(s)	shall	show	that	the	      operating	manuals	available	on	
Exhibitors	of	technical	equipment	         equipment	involved	fails	to	comply	     their	stands	at	all	times.
have	to	comply	with	the	provisions	        with	the	provisions	of	the	Equipment	   According	to	Section	4	[5]	of	the	
of	the	German	Product	and	Equip-           Safety	Act,	the	Darmstadt	Regional	     GPSG,	equipment	that	fails	to	
ment	Safety	Act	(GPSG)		and	the	           Administrative	Council	(Regierungs-     comply	with	applicable	EU	regula-
respective	applicable	harmonised	          präsidium)	(Department	of	Occupa-       tions	may	be	exhibited	at	trade	
EU	regulations.	Equipment	shall	be	        tional	Health	and	Safety	and	Tech-      fairs,	exhibitions,	demonstrations	
properly	operated	for	its	intended	        nical	Safety)	may,	among	other	         or	similar	events,	provided	that	a	
purposes	only	such	that	users	or	          measures,	assess	a	fine	or	prohibit	    visible	sign	clearly	points	out	that	
third	parties	shall	be	protected	          its	exhibition,	effective	immediate-    the	respective	equipment	fails	to	
against	hazards	to	life	and	limb.          ly,	even	if	the	equipment	involved	     comply	with	the	provisions	of	said	
Under	no	circumstances	shall	              shall	have	already	been	set	up	for	     regulations	and	may	not	be	pur-
machinery	or	other	items	of	equip-         exhibition.                             chased	until	such	time	as	its	manu-
ment	be	demonstrated	without	the	          CE	symbols	are	to	be	affixed	to	        facturer,	or	its	agent	domiciled	
associated	safety	equipment.	In	           certain	types	of	machinery	and	         within	the	EU,	shall	provide	that	it	
the	event	that	items	of	equipment	         other	equipment	as	visible	evidence	    complies	therewith.	Said	sign	shall	

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bear	the	following	text:                nents.	However,	said	safety	equip-      mandated	by	the	current	version	
“Dieses	Erzeugnis	entspricht	nicht	     ment	shall	remain	visibly	displayed	    of	the	German	Ordinance	on	
den	Anforderungen	des	Geräte-           alongside	the	machine	at	all	times.     Industrial	Safety	and	Health	
sicherheitsgesetzes	–	GSG	–	und	                                                (BetrSichV)	has	been	carried	out.
kann	erst	erworben	werden,	wenn	        5.6.2.2. Inspection procedures          The	test	certificates	issued	based	
die	Übereinstimmung	mit	dem	            Exhibited	items	of	equipment	shall	     on	said	testing	shall	be	kept	on	
Gerätesicherheitsgesetz	hergestellt	    be	inspected	by	the	responsible	        hand	at	the	exhibition	site	and	
ist.”	                                  regulatory	agency,	i.e.	the	Frank-      presented	to	the	responsible	regu-
[“This	product	fails	to	comply	with	    furt-based	Department	of	Occupa-        latory	agencies	for	inspection	
the	provisions	of	the	German	           tional	Health	and	Safety	and	Tech-      upon	request.
Equipment	and	Product	Safety	Act	       nical	Safety	of	the	Darmstadt	          Information	regarding	the	applica-
(GPSG),		and	may	not	be	purchased	      Regional	Administrative	Council	        ble	regulations	may	be	obtained	
until	such	time	as	it	has	been	         (Regierungspräsidium),	jointly	         from	the
brought	into	compliance	there-          with	the	responsible	specialist	        Regierungspräsidium	Darmstadt
with.”]	Appropriate	safety	precau-      committees	of	the	associated	pro-       Abt.	Arbeitsschutz	und	Umwelt
tions	must	be	taken	when	demon-         fessional	and	industrial	associa-       Dezernat	IV	/	F45.2
strating	machinery	or	equipment.        tions,	if	applicable,	and	their	com-    Gutleutstraße	138
Messe	FrankfurtVenue	GmbH	shall	        pliance	or	non-compliance	with	         60327	Frankfurt	am	Main
be	entitled	to	prohibit	the	exhibi-     applicable	accident	prevention	         Tel.		   +49	69	2714-1958	oder
tion	or	demonstration	of	equip-         and	safety	regulations	determined.	     Tel.		   +49	69	2714-1961
ment	at	any	time	if,	in	its	opinion,	   In	order	that	CE	certifications	may	
same	might	cause	safety	hazards	        be	readily	verified	by	the	agency,	     5.6.3.2 Testing
or	disturb	others.	Irrespective	        EU	certificates	of	conformity	          Certifications	of	structural	integrity	
thereof,	the	Darmstadt	Regional	        should	be	available	for	inspection	     or	hydraulic	pressure	tests	alone	
Administrative	Council	(Regierung-      on	stands	at	all	times.	Exhibitors	     shall	not	be	regarded	as	adequate.	
spräsidium)	(Department	of	Occu-        who	have	any	doubts	about	the	          The	same	applies	to	pressure	ves-
pational	Health	and	Safety	and	         equipment	to	be	exhibited	should	       sels	manufactured	in	foreign	coun-
Technical	Safety)	shall	be	entitled	    contact	the	responsible	agency	         tries	or	borrowed	vessels.
to	issue	injunctions	prohibiting	op-    well	in	advance	of	the	opening	of	      In	the	event	that	applications	
eration	of	same.                        the	trade	fair	involved.                therefor	have	been	submitted	no	
                                                                                later	than	four	(4)	weeks	prior	to	
5.6.2.1 Safety equipment                5.6.2.3 Prohibition of operation        the	opening	of	the	event	involved,	
Components	of	machinery	and	            In	addition,	Messe	Frankfurt	shall	     pressure	vessels	requiring	testing	
apparatus	shall	be	placed	in	oper-      be	entitled	to	prohibit	the	opera-      may,	upon	presentation	of	the	
ation	only	if	all	of	their	safety	      tion	of	machinery,	apparatus	or	        associated	certifications	of	structur-
equipment	is	in	place	and	fully	        other	items	of	equipment	at	any	        al	integrity	and	hydraulic	pressure	
operational.                            time	if,	in	its	opinion,	their	opera-   tests	and	exhibitors	providing	the	
Safe,	transparent	covers	may	be	        tion	might	cause	personal	injuries	     services	of	a	fitter	on	their	stand,	
used	instead	of	the	normal	guards.	     or	property	damage.                     be	tested	for	acceptance	on	exhibi-
In	the	event	that	items	of	equip-                                               tion	stands	by	the	German	Technical	
ment	shall	not	be	placed	in	opera-      5.6.3   Pressure vessels                Inspectorate	(TÜV)	up	to	one	day	
tion,	its	safety	equipment	may	be	                                              prior	to	the	opening	of	the	trade	
removed	in	order	to	allow	visitors	     5.6.3.1 Certificates of approval        fair.	Inquiries	regarding	same	
to	inspect	the	design	and	work-         Pressure	vessels	may	only	be	           should	be	addressed	to	Messe	
manship	of	its	exposed	compo-           operated	at	the	stand	if	the	testing	   Frankfurt.

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5.6.3.3 Rental equipment               Council	(Regierungspräsidium),	          nected	to	an	exhaust	outlet	for		ex-
Since	assessments	of	pressure	         which	is	the	responsible	regulatory	     hausting	combustible	or	toxic	gas-
vessels	manufactured	in	foreign	       agency.                                  es	or	vapours	or	gases	regarded	as	
countries	cannot	be	completed	                                                  offensive	by	the	general	public	
during	the	relatively	short	set-up	    5.6.4 Exhaust gases and                  shall	be	required.	Exhaust	ducts	
periods,	employment	of	tested	         vapours                                  extending	outdoors	shall	be	in-
rental	vessels	is	to	be	preferred.	    Combustible	or	toxic	gases	or	va-        stalled	exclusively	by	Messe	Frank-
Exhibitors	shall	be	charged	for	       pours	or	gases	regarded	as	offen-        furt,	using	its	own	materials,	wher-
rentals	of	rental	containers.          sive	by	the	general	public	liberated	    ever	feasible.	Connections	to	
                                       or	evolved	by	exhibits	or	items	of	      exhibits	are	to	be	installed	by	ex-
5.6.3.4 Inspections by regulatory      equipment	shall	not	be	conducted	        hibitors.	Orders	for	such	exhaust	
agencies                               into	exhibition	halls.                   systems	may	be	submitted	infor-
The	necessary	acceptance	certifi-      Same	shall	be	conducted	outdoors	        mally,	but	should	be	accompanied	
cates	shall	be	kept	on	hand	for	in-    via	suitable	exhaust	ducts,	as	stip-     by	floor	plans	indicating	where	
spection	by	regulatory	agencies	       ulated	under	the	currently	valid	        connections	should	be	installed.
during	the	event	involved.	Infor-      version	of	the	German	Federal	Pol-       Cost	estimates	shall	be	sent	to	ap-
mation	on	same	is	available	from	      lution	Protection	Act	(“Bundesim-        plicants.	Work	shall	commence	
the	Frankfurt-based	Department	        missionsschutzgesetz”).                  only	once	they	have	accepted	said	
of	Occupational	Health	and	Safety	                                              cost	estimates	and	place	their	or-
and	Technical	Safety	of	the	Darm-      5.6.5 Exhaust systems                    ders.
stadt	Regional	Administrative	         Installation	of	exhaust	ducts	con-




 5.7 Employment of compressed gases, liquefied gases and combustible liquids

5.7.1    Compressed gas and            prevention	regulations,	com-             or	stored	on	stands	or	in	the	exhi-
liquefied gas systems                  pressed	gas	bottles	shall	be	pro-        bition	halls.
Storage	or	use	of	compressed	or	       tected	against	impacts,	falling	over,	
liquefied	gases	in	exhibition	halls	   tampering	by	unauthorised	per-           5.7.1.3 Installation and mainte-
and	on	outdoor	exhibition	areas	       sons	and	sources	of	heat.                nance of liquefied gas systems
without	the	written	approval	of	                                                The	Technical	Regulations	Apply-
Messe	Frankfurt	is	prohibited.         5.7.1.2 Employment of liquefied          ing	to	Liquefied	Gases	(“Tech-
                                       gases                                    nische	Regeln	Flüssiggas”),	TRF	
5.7.1.1 Application for approval       Employment	of	liquefied	gases	in	        1996,	published	by	the	German	
of compressed gas bottles              exhibition	halls	is	generally	prohib-    Association	of	the	Gas	and	Water	
If	liquefied	gas	or	other	combusti-    ited.	However,	in	the	case	of	ap-        Industry	(“Deutscher	Verein	des	
ble	gases	stored	in	compressed	        proved	exceptions,	i.e.	if	necessary	    Gas-	und	Wasserfaches	e.V.”	
gas	bottles	are	to	be	used	in	pre-     to	accomplish	the	purpose	of	the	        (DVGW))	and	the	German	Liquefied	
senting	exhibits,	approval	therefor	   exhibition,	a	single	compressed	         Gases	Association	(“Deutscher	Ver-
shall	be	obtained	from	Messe	          gas	bottle	having	a	content	of	11	kg	    band	Flüssiggase	e.V.”	(DVFG)),	as	
Frankfurt,	Technical	Event	Manage-     or	less	may	be	set	up	on	exhibition	     well	as	the	Guidelines	on	the	Use	
ment,	in	writing	in	due	time.	In	ac-   stands.                                  of	Liquefied	Gases	(“Richtlinien	für	
cordance	with	applicable	accident	     Empty	gas	bottles	shall	not	be	kept	     die	Verwendung	von	Flüssiggas”),	


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ZH	1/455,	published	by	the	Union	         sufficient	for	one	day’s	operation	     any	fire	and/or	explosion	hazards.
of	the	Commercial	Professional	           and/or	demonstration	only	may	be	
Societies	(“Hauptverband	der	gew-         stored	on	stands.	The	quantities	       5.7.2.6 Filling systems with com-
erblichen	Berufsgenossenschaf-            involved	shall	be	stated	on	applica-    bustible liquids
ten”),	shall	be	observed	when	            tions	for	approval.                     Since	temporary	hazards	arise	
installing	or	maintaining	liquefied	                                              when	filling	systems	with	com-
gas	systems.                              5.7.2.3 Storage vessels                 bustible	liquids,	the	utmost	care	
                                          Said	daily	supplies	shall	be	neatly	    and	precautions	shall	be	observed	
5.7.2    Combustible liquids              stored	in	closed,	unbreakable	          in	such	cases.
                                          vessels	and	be	protected	against	
5.7.2.1 Storage and use                   unauthorised	access.	Storage	           5.7.2.7 Empty containers
Storage	or	use	of	combustible	liq-        vessels	shall	be	stored	in	non-in-      Empty	containers	that	have	con-
uids	(cf.	the	Regulation	on	Com-          flammable	collecting	basins.            tained	combustible	liquids	shall	not	
bustible	Liquids	(“Verordnung	über	                                               be	kept	or	stored	on	stands	or	in	
brennbare	Flüssigkeiten”),	in	the	        5.7.2.4 Storage locations               exhibition	halls.
version	dated	24	February	1997	           Smoking	shall	be	prohibited	at	all	
(German	Federal	Law	Gazette	              times	at	storage	locations.	Suitable	   5.7.3    Combustible pastes and
[BGBl]	I,	p.	447))	in	exhibition	halls	   “No	Smoking”	signs	shall	be	posted.	    other fuels
or	on	outdoor	exhibition	areas	           Suitable	manual	fire	extinguishers	     Heating	or	cooking	devices	fired	by	
without	written	approval	is	prohib-       shall	be	on	hand	at	all	times.          wood,	coal,	gas,	combustible	liq-
ited.                                                                             uids	or	combustible	pastes	are	pro-
Approvals	for	storage	and/or	use	of	      5.7.2.5 Operation requirements          hibited.
combustible	liquids	for	operating	        Systems	that	are	operated	by,	or	
and/or	demonstrating	exhibits	may	        demonstrated	using,	combustible	
be	granted.	The	associated	applica-       liquids	shall	be	equipped	with	non-
tions	shall	be	submitted	to	Messe	        flammable	collecting	basins	on	
Frankfurt	along	with	safety	data	         their	filling	fittings,	and	at	other	
sheets.                                   locations	where	liquids	might	exit.	
                                          Any	combustible	liquids	that	may	
5.7.2.2 Storage of operating              enter	collecting	basins	shall	be	
supplies                                  immediately	removed	and	safely	
Supplies	of	combustible	liquids	          disposed	of	in	order	to	preclude	




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 5.8 Asbestos and other hazardous materials


Employment	or	use	of	building	           The	bases	for	this	injunction	are	       conjunction	with	the	German	Reg-
materials	that	contain	asbestos	or	      the	German	Act	on	Protection	            ulation	on	Prohibited	Chemicals	
products	that	contain	asbestos	or	       Against	Hazardous	Substances	            (ChemVerbotsV),	and	the	Regula-
any	other	hazardous	materials	is	        (ChemG),	BGBl	I	(German	Federal          tion	on	Hazardous	Substances	
prohibited.                              Law	Gazette	I),	Part	I,	Page	1703,	in	   (GefStoffV).




 5.9 Movie and TV screenings, slide shows and other presentations, stages


Spectator	rooms	having	floor	areas	      possible	and	situated	on	opposite	       above).
exceeding	100	m²	shall	have	at	          sides	of	said	rooms.                     The	provisions	of	Section	40	of	
least	two	exits	leading	immediately	     Spectator	rooms	accommodating	           MVStätt	(German	regulations	on	
to	exhibition	hall	aisles.	Said	exits	   more	than	200	persons	require	           public	meeting	places)	apply	to	
shall	be	as	widely	separated	as	         special	approvals	(cf.	Section	4.5	      stages	>	50	m².	




 5.10 Radiation protection


5.10.1 Radioactive materials             (Branddirektion,	Vorbeugender	           regulatory	agency	is	the
Handling	or	using	radioactive	ma-        Brandschutz)	shall	be	informed	in	       Regierungspräsidium	Darmstadt,
terials	requires	approval	pursuant	      writing	regarding	approved	handling	     Abt.	Arbeitsschutz	und	Umwelt
to	the	German	Radiation	Protection	      or	use	of	radioactive	materials	and	     Dezernat	IV	/	F45.2
Regulations	(StrlSchV);	this	also	       the	installation/usage	sites	involved.   Gutleutstraße	138
applies	to	exhibiting	such	materials.	                                            60327	Frankfurt	am	Main
Said	approval	shall	be	applied	for	      5.10.2 X-ray systems and                 Tel.		    +49	69	2714-1958	or
in	writing	with	the	authorities	re-      sources of broadcast interference        Tel.		    +49	69	2714-1961
sponsible	for	the	exhibition	site	       Operation	of	X-ray	systems	or	           to	whom	applications	for	approval	
and	submitted	to	Messe	Frankfurt	        sources	of	broadcast	interference	       or	notifications	shall	be	informally	
no	later	than	six	(6)	weeks	prior	to	    requires	approval	and	shall	be	co-       submitted	in	triplicate	at	least	four	
the	opening	of	the	trade	fair	in	ques-   ordinated	with	Messe	Frankfurt.          (4)	weeks	prior	to	the	opening	of	
tion.                                    The	provisions	of	the	Regulation	on	     the	event	involved.
In	the	event	that	approval	has	          Protection	Against	Injuries	Due	to	      The	fire	protection	authorities	of	
already	been	granted,	it	shall	be	       X-Radiation	(RöV)	shall	be	observed	     the	city	of	Frankfurt	am	Main	
shown	that	the	planned	handling	         at	all	times.                            (Branddirektion,	Vorbeugender	
or	use	of	radioactive	materials	on	      According	to	§§	3,	4,	5	and	8,	RöV,	     Brandschutz)	shall	be	informed
the	exhibition	grounds	is	legally	       operation	of	X-ray	systems	or	           in	writing	regarding	approved	
justified.                               sources	of	broadcast	interference	       operation	and	the	installation/usage	
The	fire	protection	authorities	of	      requires	either	approval	or	notifi-      sites	of	X-ray	systems	and	sources	
the	city	of	Frankfurt	am	Main	           cation	thereof.	The	responsible	         of	broadcast	interference.



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 5.10 Radiation protection


5.10.3 Laser systems                     safe	before	being	placed	in	opera-       occur,	and	that	the	laser	area	
Messe	Frankfurt’s	Technical	Event	       tion.	                                   around	the	laser	facilities	is	re-
Management	must	be	notified	if	          There	must	be	technical	and/or	          stricted	using	barriers	or	covers	
laser	systems	are	to	be	used.	           organisational	measures	in	place	        bearing	the	laser	warning	symbol	
Notification	must	be	given	of	the	       to	ensure	that	no	one	is	exposed	        so	that	it	is	not	accessible	to	
operation	of	laser	systems	pursuant	     to	laser	radiation	above	the	maxi-       people	(BGV	B2	Section	7).
to	Section	5	of	the	Accident	Preven-     mum	permissible	dose	when	
                                                                                                                     N    EW
tion	Regulations	for	Laser	Beams	        adjusting	or	operating	the	laser	        5.10.4 LED
[Unfallverhütungsvorschrift	“            system.	When	laser	systems	of	           The	Technical	Event	Management	
Laserstrahl”	BGV	B2].	Any	Class	         classes	3B	or	4	are	demonstrated	        of	Messe	Frankfurt	must	be	con-
3b	or	higher	devices/systems	must	       at	exhibitions	or	trade	fairs,	it	       sulted	regarding	the	use	of	LED	
be	inspected	by	a	publicly	appointed	    must	be	ensured	that	no	uncon-           systems	that	are	very	powerful	or	
and	sworn	authority	and	declared	        trolled	reflected	radiation	can	         very	bright.




 5.11 High-frequency equipment, radio systems, electromagnetic compatibility


Operation	of	high-frequency	equip-       (“Gesetz	über	Fernmeldeanlagen”)	        tributed	and	interference	will	be	
ment,	radio	transmitters	or	other	       (BGBl	(German	Federal	Law	               precluded	to	the	maximum	extents	
devices	emitting	electromagnetic	        Gazette))	and	the	Act	on	the	Elec-       feasible.
radiation	requires	the	approval	of	      tromagnetic	Compatibility	of	            Said	approval	shall	be	applied	for	
the	Federal	Network	Agency	              Equipment	(“Gesetz	über	die	elek-        with	Messe	Frankfurt,	stating	the	
(Bundesnetzagentur)	and	shall	be	        tromagnetische	Verträglichkeit	von	      technical	data	of	the	systems	to	be	
coordinated	with	Messe	Frankfurt,	       Geräten”	(EMVG)).	Operation	of	          involved.	Orders	for	assignment	of	
in	order	to	ensure	an	even	distribu-     paging	systems,	microphone	sys-          frequency	bands	shall	be	submit-
tion	of	frequencies	and	to	help	         tems,	intercommunications	systems	       ted	on	the	respective	order	form.	
avoid	any	mutual	interference	           and	radiocommunication	systems	          The	provisions	of	the	26th	Regula-
where	possible.                          requires	the	approval	of	the	            tion	on	the	Implementation	of	the	
The	fire	protection	authorities	of	      Bundesnetzagentur	für	Elektrizität,	     German	Federal	Pollution	Protection	
the	city	of	Frankfurt	am	Main	           Gas,	Telekommunikation,	Post	und	        Act	(“26.	Verordnung	zur	Durch-
(Branddirektion,	Vorbeugender	           Eisenbahnen,	                            führung	des	Bundesimmissionss-
Brandschutz)	shall	be	informed	in	       Außenstelle	Eschborn                     chutzgesetzes”)	shall	be	observed	
writing	regarding	approved	opera-        Auf	der	Ludwigshöhe	204                  whenever	exhibits	or	stand	decora-
tion	and	the	installation/usage	sites	   64285	Darmstadt                          tions	that	employ	electric,	magnetic	
of	high-frequency	equipment,	radio	      Tel.	+49	6151	170-255                    or	electromagnetic	fields	are	exhib-
transmitters	or	other	devices	emit-      Fax	 49	6151	170-181
                                              +                                   ited	or	employed.	Messe	Frankfurt	
ting	electromagnetic	radiation.          Irrespective	of	any	approvals	issued	    shall	be	notified	regarding	any	
Operation	of	high-frequency	equip-       by	said	agency,	placing	wireless	        sources	of	strong	magnetic	fields	
ment	or	radio	transmitters	shall	be	     paging	systems	into	operation	           present	on	stands	and	their	respec-
approved	only	if	they	comply	with	       requires	the	approval	of	Messe	          tive	locations.
the	provisions	of	the	German	Act	        Frankfurt	in	order	that	the	frequency	
on	Telecommunications	Equipment	         bands	involved	will	be	evenly	dis-



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 5.12 Cranes, forklifts, and empty packings


For	safety	reasons,	the	operation	of	    hand,	will	be	provided	and	invoiced	     side	stands.
exhibitors‘	own	lifting	equipment	       directly	by	the	logistics	partners.	     Packaging	must	be	removed	as	
on	the	exhibition	grounds	is	pro-        The	latest	version	of	the	General	       soon	as	it	is	empty.	It	can	be	stored	
hibited.	Only	the	equipment	of	          Terms	and	Conditions	for	German	         by	the	Messe	Frankfurt’s	Logistics	
Messe	Frankfurt	and	its	official	        Freight	Forwarders	(“Allgemeine	         Services:
logistics	partners	may	be	operated.	     Deutsche	Spediteurbedingungen“	          Logistics	Services
Forklift	and	crane	services	on	the	      (ADSp))	and	the	Schedule	of	             Cargo	Center	Messe	Frankfurt
exhibition	grounds	can	only	be	          Freight	Forwarding	Rates	for	Trade	      Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1
ordered	from	Messe	Frankfurt;	these	     Fairs	and	Exhibitions	in	Frankfurt	      60327	Frankfurt	am	Main
services	will	be	performed	by	its	       (“Speditionstarif	für	Messen	und	        Tel.:	 +49	69	75	75-60	75
logistics	partners.	The	same	shall	      Ausstellungen	in	Frankfurt“)	shall	      Fax:	 +49	69	75	75-9	6075
apply	for	the	storage	of	freight/        apply	to	all	freight	forwarding	         logistics@messefrankfurt.com
goods	and	empty	packaging	during	        orders	on	the	exhibition	grounds.        No	packaging	material	or	exhibits	
the	event.                               No	empty	packaging	or	combusti-          must	be	left	in	hall	aisles,	even	for	
Customs	clearances	for	temporary	        ble	materials	of	any	kind	are	to	be	     a	short	period.
or	permanent	imports,	on	the	other	      stored	in	halls,	either	inside	or	out-




 5.13 Musical reproduction


Any	kind	of	musical	reproductions	       quire	the	approval	of	GEMA,	the	         Email:	bd-wi@gema.de
shall	be	subject	to	provisions	of	the	   musical	authors’	rights	society,	        Musical	reproductions	that	have	
German	Act	for	Protection	of	Copy-       which	may	be	reached	at:                 not	been	registered	with	GEMA	
right	and	Related	Property	Rights	       GEMA	Bezirksdirektion                    may	result	in	damage	claims	being	
(“Urheberrechtgesetz”),	Section		15	     Abraham-Lincoln-Straße	20                filed	by	the	latter	(cf.	Section		97	of	
of	the	German	Copyright	Act	             65189	Wiesbaden                          the	Copyright	Act).
(“Urhebergesetz”)	(German	Federal	       Tel.	+49	611	7905-0
Law	Gazette	[BGBl],	and	shall	re-        Fax	+49	611	7905-197




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 5.14 Beverage dispensing systems                                                                                           W
                                                                                                                          NE

The	installation	and	operation	of	         this	may	in	some	cases	be	tested	by	   department	at	the	Frankfurt	Public	
beverage	dispensing	systems	is	no	         the	Frankfurt	Health	Authority.	EU	    Health	Authority:
longer	subject	to	registration;	how-       Regulation	No.	852/2004	of	the	        Ordnungsamt
ever,	the	operator	of	a	beverage	          European	Parliament	and	Council	       Kleyerstraße	86
dispensing	system	has	sole	respon-         dated	29	April	2004	on	food	           60326	Frankfurt	am	Main
sibility	for	its	safety	and	hygiene.	It	   hygiene	shall	apply.                   Tel.		 +49	69	212	47099
must	be	possible	to	demonstrate	           The	monitoring	of	beverage	dis-        Email:	veterinaerangelegenheiten@
that	said	systems	are	free	of	any	         pensing	systems	is	performed	by	       stadt-frankfurt.de
technical	or	hygienic	concerns,	and	       the	veterinary	and	food	safety	




 5.15 Food inspections


Applicable	legal	regulations,	in	par-      Ordnungsamt	                           conjunction.
ticular	the	German	Regulation	on	          der	Stadt	Frankfurt	am	Main            Over-the-counter	sales	of	food	or	
Food	Hygiene	(“Lebensmittel-               Kleyerstraße	86                        beverages	at	events	is	prohibited.	
Hygiene-Verordnung”)	shall	be	ob-          60326	Frankfurt	am	Main                Said	prohibition	explicitly	includes	
served	if	free	samples	of	foods	or	        Tel.		 +49	69	212	47099                the	final	days	of	events.
beverages	are	to	be	distributed	for	       Email:	veterinaerangelegenheiten@
consumption	on	site.                       stadt-frankfurt.de
Exhibitors	should	contact	the              if	they	have	any	questions	in	this	




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 6.    Environmental protection


Messe	Frankfurt	is	fully	commit-        tions	and	rules	related	to	environ-    related	to	preservation	of	species,	
ted	to	protection	of	the	environ-       mental	protection	shall	be	            and	shall	be	held	legally	and	
ment.                                   observed	by	both	their	employees	      financially	responsible	for	their	
As	contractual	partners	of	Messe	       and	their	subcontractors	at	all	       participation	in	exhibitions.
Frankfurt,	exhibitors	shall	be	ob-      times.	Exhibitors	shall	be	obliged	
liged	to	provide	that	all	regula-       to	comply	with	all	regulations	




 6.1 Waste


The	following	provisions	are	based	     The	exhibitor	and	any	stand	con-       writing.	If	the	exhibition	area	is	
on	the	German	Recycling	and	            struction	companies	they	work	         not	returned	in	proper	condition,	
Waste	Act	(KrW-/AbfG	as	amended),	      with	are	responsible	for	cleaning	     Messe	Frankfurt	will	have	it	
the	associated	regulations	and	or-      their	stand	and	disposing	of	waste	    cleaned	and	restored	at	the	exhi-
dinances,	state	laws	and	municipal	     during	the	event,	as	well	as	for	      bitor’s	expense.	The	exhibitor’s	
codes.                                  disposing	of	any	waste	that	is	        liability	for	accidents	and	other	
Exhibitors	shall	be	responsible	for	    created	during	setup	and	disman-       consequential	damages	does	not	
proper,	environmentally	friendly	       tling.	Messe	Frankfurt	is	to	be	       end	until	the	area	has	been	prop-
disposal	of	waste	arising	during	       entrusted	with	the	proper	disposal	    erly	cleaned	and	restored.	
set-up	and	dismantling	of	their	        of	recyclable	materials.	              Any	materials	left	behind	will	be	
stands,	as	well	as	during	the	event.	   Messe	Frankfurt	levies	an	environ-     disposed	of	at	increased	rates	at	
Collection	and	transport	of	waste	      mental	fee	to	cover	the	disposal	of	   the	exhibitor’s/organiser’s	ex-
for	recycling	or	disposal	shall	be	     the	average	usual	waste	volume	        pense,	without	their	value	being	
handled	solely	by	Messe	Frankfurt	      generated	during	the	event	(excl.	     assessed.	
or	its	appointed	contractors.           set-	up	and	dismantling	period).	
                                        The	exhibitor	and/or	any	stand	        6.1.2 Waste requiring special
6.1.1 Waste disposal                    construction	companies	they	work	      supervision
In	accordance	with	the	principles	      with	are	responsible	for	sorting	      Exhibitors	shall	be	obliged	to	report	
of	recycling	management,	the	           their	waste	into	recyclable	materi-    wastes	such	as	batteries,	lacquers,	
primary	objective	is	to	avoid	the	      als	and	refuse.	                       solvents,	lubricants,	paints	etc.	
creation	of	waste	at	the	exhibition	    Vacating	exhibition	areas	after	the	   that	are	explosive	or	flammable,	or	
grounds,	and	exhibitors	and	their	      end	of	the	event:	The	exhibitor	       whose	type,	characteristics	or	
contractors	are	obligated	to	work	      must	return	the	exhibition	area	in	    quantity	make	them	particularly	
effectively	towards	this	goal	in	       a	clean	state	by	no	later	than	the	    hazardous	to	health,	air	or	water,	
every	phase	of	the	event.	This	ob-      end	of	the	dismantling	period.	        to	Messe	Frankfurt,	and	to	have	
jective	must	be	taken	into	account	     Adhesive	tape,	paint	residues	etc.	    Messe	Frankfurt	dispose	of	them	
during	the	planning	stage	and	          must	be	completely	removed.	If	a	      properly.	
coordinated	with	all	involved.	         request	is	made	with	the	hall	         Specially	designated	receptacles	
In	general,	reusable,	environmen-       inspector’s	office,	the	exhibition	    have	been	set	up	on	the	exhibition	
tally	friendly	materials	are	to	be	     area	will	be	inspected	jointly	with	   grounds	for	smaller	quantities	of	
used	for	stand	construction	and	        the	exhibitor’s	representative	and	    these	materials.
operation.	                             its	proper	return	confirmed	in	


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6.1.3 Waste brought onto the                the	event	or	with	set-up	and	dis-
exhibition grounds                          mantling	work	shall	not	be	brought	
Any	materials	or	wastes	that	are	           onto	the	exhibition	grounds.
not	produced	in	conjunction	with	




 6.2 Water, waste water, soil protection


6.2.1 Oil/grease traps                      that	oils	and	grease	shall	be	sepa-     companies	that	have	been	selected	
The	quantities	of	oil/grease	con-           rately	trapped	and	disposed	of	         to	perform	the	work	involved.	Exhi-
ducted	into	the	sewer	system	shall	         separately.                             bitors	shall	not	be	entitled	to	
not	exceed	the	usual	household	                                                     contract	cleaning	work	out	to	con-
quantities.	In	the	event	that	quanti-       6.2.2 Stand cleaning/cleaning           tractors	on	their	own.
ties	of	waste	water	containing	oil	         agents                                  All	cleaning	work	shall	employ	bio-
and/or	grease	exceeding	same	are	           Messe	Frankfurt	shall	assume	res-       degradable	products.	In	keeping	
to	be	conducted	into	the	sewer	             ponsibility	for	cleaning	stands	at	     with	regulations,	cleaning	agents	
system,	employment	of	oil/grease	           exhibitors’	expense	if	exhibitors	      that	contain	solvents	hazardous	to	
traps	shall	be	required.	If	mobile	         have	placed	orders	for	same.	           health	shall	be	employed	in	excep-
catering	equipment	is	to	be	emplo-          Messe	Frankfurt	shall	contract	         tional	cases	only.
yed,	exhibitors	shall	make	certain	         cleaning	operations	out	to	cleaning	




 6.3 Environmental pollution


Exhibitors	shall	immediately	notify	        needed	once	again	during	dismant-       6.3.3 Manufacturing wastes
Messe	Frankfurt	regarding	environ-          ling	placed	in	temporary	storage	by	    Incidences	of	manufacturing	wastes	
mental	hazards/pollution	due	to,	           Messe	Frankfurt’s	contract	freight	     shall	be	reported	to	Messe	Frank-
e.g.	petrol,	oil,	solvents	or	paints.       forwarders.	Exhibitors	may	have	        furt,	stating	the	types	and	quantities	
                                            packaging	materials	that	are	no	        of	the	materials	involved.
6.3.1 Packaging materials                   longer	needed	sent	off	for	recycling	
The	German	Packaging	Regulation	            by	Messe	Frankfurt.                     6.3.4 Stand components
(“Verpackungsverordnung”)	dated	                                                    Exclusively	PE	or	PP	adhesive	tapes	
21	August	1998	(German	Federal	             6.3.2 Kitchen waste                     shall	be	employed	for	laying	carpe-
Law	Gazette	[BGBl]	I,	p.	2379)	obliges	     Kitchen	and	catering	waste	shall	be	    ting	and	cover	foils.	Waste	shall	be	
manufacturers	and	sellers	to	either	        collected	and	carefully	sorted	into	    deposited	in	the	waste	containers	
accept	return	of	packagings,	such	          plastics,	glass,	paper	and	garbage.	    supplied	by	Messe	Frankfurt	during	
as	cartons,	foils,	crates,	pallets	etc.,	   Exhibitors	who	would	rather	not	        set-up	and	dismantling	periods.
or	to	have	the	materials	involved	          handle	waste	disposal	themselves	       Orders	for	disposal	of	bulk	materials	
recycled.	Exhibitors	should	thus	           may	order	waste	disposal	services	      may	also	be	placed	with	Messe	
have	their	packagings	that	will	be	         from	Messe	Frankfurt.                   Frankfurt.



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 7.    General information

Messe	Frankfurt’s	House	Rules	           and	in	outdoor	exhibition	areas	       and	Safety	Facilities	(“Staatliches	
apply	throughout	the	entire	exhibi-      are	similar	to	those	on	a	building	    Amt	für	Arbeitsschutz	und	Sicher-
tion	grounds.	                           site.	The	exhibitor	must	inform	       heitstechnik”),	regulatory	authori-
Exhibitors	are	responsible	for	          their	personnel	of	the	hazards	        ties,	institutions	for	statutory	acci-
operational	safety	and	for	compli-       involved.	                             dent	insurance	and	prevention,	
ance	with	occupational	safety	and	       Hall	aisles	are	rescue	routes	and	     police,	fire	brigades	and	Messe	
accident	prevention	regulations	on	      must	be	kept	clear	during	set-up	      Frankfurt	are	to	be	granted	access	
their	stands,	and	shall	be	liable	for	   and	dismantling	phases,	as	well	       to	the	stand	at	any	time	in	order	
any	damages	that	result	from	the	        as	during	the	event.	Storage	of	       to	inspect	operational	safety	and	
construction	or	operation	of	their	      stand	construction	materials,	         accident	prevention	measures.	In	
stands	or	the	exhibits	thereon.	         empty	packaging	and	exhibits	in	       the	event	that	safety	hazards	are	
Throughout	the	setup	and	disman-         the	aisles	is	therefore	prohibited.	   found,	the	instructions	of	the	
tling	periods,	conditions	inside	        Representatives	of	the	State	          aforementioned	organisations	are	
and	outside	the	exhibition	halls	        Agency	for	Occupational	Health	        to	be	followed	without	delay.	




 7.1 Waste disposal


Waste	produced	during	events	or	         waste	disposal	shall	be	submitted	
set-up	or	dismantling	periods	and	       using	the	order	form	provided	for	
special	waste	may	be	disposed	of	        that	purpose.
via	Messe	Frankfurt.	Orders	for	




 7.2 Parking permits


Limited	numbers	of	car	parking	          to	order	the	parking	spaces	they	
spaces	for	use	by	exhibitors	are	        will	need	using	the	associated	
available	on	the	exhibition	             order	form	(see	also	Traffic	Guide).
grounds.	Exhibitors	are	requested	




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Technical Guidelines

 7.3 Liability

                                                                                                                       W
Messe	Frankfurt	assumes	no	duty	       In	other	respects,	Messe	Frankfurt	   shall	be	limited	to	the	typical	dam-    NE
of	care	for	exhibited	goods	or	        only	ever	assumes	liability	in	cas-   ages	that	were	foreseeable	when	
stand	facilities	and,	in	this	re-      es	of	wilful	intent	or	gross	negli-   the	contract	was	concluded.	In	
spect,	accepts	no	liability	whatev-    gence.	Messe	Frankfurt	also	ac-       this	respect,	Messe	Frankfurt	shall	
er	for	damage	or	loss.	This	dis-       cepts	liability	for	damages	caused	   not	accept	any	liability	whatever	
claimer	of	liability	is	by	no	means	   by	simple	negligence	as	long	as	      for	indirect	damage	or	consequen-
restricted	by	guarding	or	surveil-     such	negligence	relates	to	an	in-     tial	damage	caused	by	a	defect,	
lance	measures	implemented	by	         fringement	of	those	contractual	      particularly	including	lost	profits.	
Messe	Frankfurt.	All	cases	of	         duties	which	are	of	essential	im-     The	aforementioned	disclaimer	of	
damage	must	be	reported	to	the	        portance	for	fulfilment	of	the	pur-   liability	does	not	apply	to	death,	
police,	to	the	insurance	company	      pose	of	the	contract	(material	con-   physical	injury	or	damage	to	
and	to	Messe	Frankfurt	without	        tractual	obligations).	               health.
delay.                                 ln	such	cases,	claims	for	damages	




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Technical data of the exhibition halls
Last updated: August 2011




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                    construction gross       hall       hall                      type of               hall floor          hall doors          hall doors
       hall level




                                 area        dimensions dimensions                hall floor            load-bearing        door no.            w x h in m
                                 in m²       l x w in m h in m                                          capacity
                                             *9
                                                                                                        in KN/m2


 1.1                reinforced    8883       140	x	64          4.35               asphalt	flooring 12.5                     1                   4.80	x	4.40
                    concrete                                                                                                2                   4.80	x	4.40
                    structure
 1.2
                    reinforced    8994       140	x	64          7.50	-	15.30       asphalt	flooring 12.5
                    concrete
                    structure
                    spanned/self-
                    supporting

 2.0                solid	          5646     64	x	109          gallery	4.50       synthetic	resin	      10;	                1                   3.50	x	4.00
                    construction/                              dome	29            screed	with	          hall	border	5
                    steel	structure                                               epoxy	coating	

 Forum	0 solid	        2358                  67	x	30           8.00               polished	stone        12.5                1	                  3.90	x	2.90	
         construction/                                                                                  (SLW	30)	*2         2                   4.90	x	2.90
         steel/glass	
 Forum	1
         solid	        2432                  67	x	36           6.50               parquet               10
         construction/
         steel/glass

 3.0                solid	         18495     161	x	114         9.10	*8            asphalt	with	   25	(SLW	30)	*2 1	                             4.90	x	4.90
                    construction/	                                                supply	channels                2	                             4.90	x	4.90
                    facade	made		                                                                                3	                             4.90	x	4.90
                    of	glass	and	                                                                                4	                             4.40	x	3.40
                    concrete                                                                                     5	                             4.90	x	4.90
                                                                                                                 6	                             4.90	x	4.90
 3.1                solid	         18736     161	x	116         8.80-15.24	*11     asphalt	with	   15             7	                             4.90	x	4.90
                    construction/	                                                supply	channels                8	                             4.90	x	4.90
                    facade	made		                                                                                9	                             4.90	x	4.90
                    of	glass	and	                                                                                10	                            4.40	x	3.60
                    concrete                                                                                     sliding	door	E1                3.50	x	3.30	*14




G	=	catering,	F	=	fire	brigade,	H	=	lifting	               of	hall	crane                                          s
                                                                                                             *10	 	 ee	ceiling-load	plan	for	summer/winter	
platform                                                   3
                                                       *6	 	 .50	m	max.	stand	construction	height	                (Exhibitor	service)
*2	 	 LW30	(heavy	truck)	according	to	DIN	
     S                                                     and	3.30	m	up	to	lower	edge	of	gyp-                    h
                                                                                                             *11	 	 all	border	(west),	maintenance	walk-
     1072                                                  sum	plaster	board                                      way	with	a	clear	height	of	6.30	m,	
     c
*3		 	 f.	floor	load	plan	drawn	up	by	building	            4
                                                       *7	 	 .50	m	in	the	northern	and	southern	             	    please	note	the	struts
     management                                        	   niches                                                 S
                                                                                                             *14	 	 ize	of	the	gate	entrance	to	below	the	
*4	 with	floor	channels/supply	pits                    *8	 7.50	in	the	northern	border	area                       crane	suspension
*5	 please	note:	hall	cranes/number:	5;	10t	               h
                                                       *9	 	 all	dimensions	are	not	gross	exhibition	
	    	ifting	capacity;	9.45m	to	bottom	edge	
     l                                                     space




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                                  suspensions       daylight/     heating.    fire alarm       lifts      cabin      door       load-
      hall level


                   grid ceiling




                                  from the          lighting in   air-condi- system            lift no.   dimensions dimensions bearing
                                  hall ceiling      LUX           tioning.                     A          w x l in m w x h in m capacity
                                                                  ventilation                                                   KN


1.1                +              yes,	after	      -/400          hot-air	      sprinkler      101        1.80	x	3.50   2.00	x	2.50   40
                                  consultation	of	                heating/	                    102	       1.80	x	3.50   2.00	x	2.50   40
                                  the	exhibitor	                  partial	air-                 103	F	     1.80	x	3.50   2.00	x	2.50   40
                                  service	                        conditioning	                104	F	     1.80	x	3.50   2.00	x	2.50   40
                                  department                                                   105	F	     1.80	x	3.50   2.00	x	2.50   40
                                                                                               106	F	     1.80	x	3.50   2.00	x	2.50   40
                                                                                               107	       2.80	x	5.50   3.00	x	3.60   65
1.2                -              yes,	after	      +/400          hot-air	     sprinkler       108	       2.80	x	5.50   3.00	x	3.60   65
                                  consultation	of	                heating/	                    109	       1.80	x	3.50   2.00	x	2.50   40
                                  the	exhibitor	                  partial	air-                 110	       1.80	x	3.50   2.00	x	2.50   40
                                  service	                        conditioning                 111	       1.10	x	1.35   0.80	x	2.10   6.30
                                  department                                                   112	G	     1.10	x	1.35   0.80	x	2.10   6.30
                                                                                               113	G      1.10	x	1.35   0.80	x	2.10   6.30

2.0                -              yes,	after	      +/950          hot-air	      smoke	alarm    201        1.80	x	2.50   2.00	x	2.15   30
                                  consultation	of	                heating                      202        1.80	x	4.10   2.00	x	2.25   40
                                  the	exhibitor	
                                  service	
                                  department

Forum	0 -                         15	KN	per	sus- +/300            air-conditio- sprinkler      1          2.70	x	5.10   2.70	x	3.00   100
                                  pension	point	                  ning                         2          2.70	x	5.10   2.70	x	3.00   100
                                  (vertical	only)                 heating                      3	G        1.20	x	3.30   1.00	x	2.10   20
                                                                  ventilation	                 4          1.20	x	2.10   1.00	x	2.10   10
Forum	1 -                         3-28	KN	per	 +/500              air-conditio- sprinkler      5          1.20	x	2.10   1.00	x	2.10   10
                                  suspension	                     ning                         6	G        1.20	x	3.30   1.00	x	2.10   20
                                  point	(vertical	                heating                      7	H        2.00	x	3.04   2.00	x	2.00   30
                                  only)                           ventilation	                 8.1	H      2.00	x	3.20   none          15
                                                                                               8.2	H      2.00	x	3.20   none          30

3.0                -              see	suspensi-     +/300         hot-air	      smoke	alarm/   301        4.00	x	5.50   4.00	x	3.70   150
                                  on	plan	(exhi-                  heating/      sprinkler      302        4.00	x	5.50   4.00	x	3.70   150
                                  bitor	services)                 air-conditio-                303        4.00	x	5.50   4.00	x	3.70   150
                                  p	=	3	to	5	KN                   ning                         304	F      4.00	x	5.50   4.00	x	3.70   150
                                  (for	vertical	                                               305	F      4.00	x	5.50   4.00	x	3.20   150
                                  load	only)                                                   306        1.10	x	2.10   0.90	x	2.10   10
                                                                                               307        1.10	x	2.10   0.90	x	2.10   10
                                                                                               308        4.00	x	5.50   4.00	x	3.20   150
3.1                -              suspension	      +/300          hot-air	      smoke	alarm/   309        4.00	x	5.50   4.00	x	3.20   150
                                  points	with	                    heating/      sprinkler      310        1.10	x	2.10   0.90	x	2.10   10
                                  5	KN	load	per	                  air-conditio-                311        1.10	x	2.10   0.90	x	2.10   10
                                  point	(vertical	                ning                         312	FG     4.00	x	5.50   4.00	x	3.20   150
                                  only)



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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                 construction gross          hall       hall                      type of               hall floor            hall doors          hall doors
    hall level




                              area           dimensions dimensions                hall floor            load-bearing          door no.            w x h in m
                              in m²          l x w in m h in m                                          capacity
                                             *9
                                                                                                        in KN/m2


 4.0             reinforced      11267       119	x	106         7.50             stelcon	slabs	          25                    1                   6.20	x	4.20
                 concrete                                      lintel	on	north	 on	sand	*4                                    2                   6.20	x	4.20
                 structure                                     and	south	                                                     3                   6.20	x	4.20
                                                               side,	clear	                                                   4                   6.20	x	4.20
                                                               height	4.00                                                    9                   6.20	x	4.20
                                                                                                                              10                  6.20	x	4.20
 4.1                                                                                                                          11                  6.20	x	4.20
                 reinforced      15685       119	x	144         4.50               mastic	asphalt        12.5
                 concrete
                 structure

 4.2             reinforced      15746       119	x	144         4.50               mastic	asphalt        12.5
                 concrete
                 structure

 5.0             reinforced      10243       173	x	59          6.85               bituminous            25	(SLW	30)	*2 1                          3.80	x	3.95
                 concrete	                                                        base	course	*4                       2                          3.25	x	3.95
                 skeleton	                                                                                             3                          3.25	x	3.95
 5.1             structure                                                                                             4                          4.05	x	3.95
                                                                                                                       5                          4.25	x	4.00
                 reinforced      10517       174	x	59          5.60               mastic	asphalt        15             6                          3.30	x	4.00
                 concrete	                                     niche	4.70                                              7                          3.35	x	4.00
 5.1/6.1         skeleton	                                                                                             8                          4.25	x	4.00
                 structure

                 reinforced      872         30	x	30           4.45               screed	with	          open
                 concrete                                                         plastic	coating
                 structure

 CMF	            reinforced      1833        42	x	59           6.90	-	10.00       parquet               10
 Harm.           concrete
                 structure




G	=	catering,	F	=	fire	brigade,	H	=	lifting	               of	hall	crane                                            s
                                                                                                               *10	 	 ee	ceiling-load	plan	for	summer/winter	
platform                                                   3
                                                       *6	 	 .50	m	max.	stand	construction	height	                  (Exhibitor	service)
*2	 	 LW30	(heavy	truck)	according	to	DIN	
     S                                                     and	3.30	m	up	to	lower	edge	of	gyp-                      h
                                                                                                               *11	 	 all	border	(west),	maintenance	walk-
     1072                                                  sum	plaster	board                                        way	with	a	clear	height	of	6.30	m,	
     c
*3		 	 f.	floor	load	plan	drawn	up	by	building	            4
                                                       *7	 	 .50	m	in	the	northern	and	southern	               	    please	note	the	struts
     management                                        	   niches                                                   S
                                                                                                               *14	 	 ize	of	the	gate	entrance	to	below	the	
*4	 with	floor	channels/supply	pits                    *8	 7.50	in	the	northern	border	area                         crane	suspension
*5	 please	note:	hall	cranes/number:	5;	10t	               h
                                                       *9	 	 all	dimensions	are	not	gross	exhibition	
	    	ifting	capacity;	9.45m	to	bottom	edge	
     l                                                     space




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                              suspensions     daylight/     heating.    fire alarm       lifts      cabin      door       load-
  hall level


               grid ceiling




                              from the        lighting in   air-condi- system            lift no.   dimensions dimensions bearing
                              hall ceiling    LUX           tioning.                     A          w x l in m w x h in m capacity
                                                            ventilation                                                   KN


4.0            -              HTA	28/15       -/420         hot-air	     sprinkler       401	G      1.10	x	1.40   0.90	x	2.00   8.25
                              P	=	0.5	KN                    heating/	                    403        1.80	x	2.70   1.90	x	2.45   30
                              e	=	0.25                      partial	air-                 404        2.80	x	6.30   2.90	x	2.50   100
                                                            conditioning                 406        1.80	x	2.70   1.90	x	2.45   30
                                                                                         407        1.70	x	1.70   1.00	x	2.00   13.50
4.1            -              HTA	28/15       -/420         hot-air	     sprinkler       408        1.70	x	1.70   1.00	x	2.00   13.50
                              P	=	0.5	KN                    heating/	                    409        1.70	x	1.70   1.00	x	2.00   13.50
                              e	=	0.25                      partial	air-                 410        1.70	x	1.70   1.00	x	2.00   13.50
                                                            conditioning                 411	G      1.10	x	1.40   0.90	x	2.00   6.30
                                                                                         412	G      1.10	x	1.40   0.90	x	2.00   6.25
4.2            -              HTA	28/15       -/420         hot-air	     sprinkler       413	F      1.80	x	2.70   1.90	x	2.45   30
                              P	=	0.5	KN                    heating/	                    414        2.80	x	6.30   2.80	x	2.95   100
                              e	=	0.25                      partial	air-                 416	F      1.80	x	2.70   1.90	x	2.45   30
                                                            conditioning                 420        1.90	x	2.50   1.60	x	2.20   25

5.0            -              HTA	28/15       -/300         hot-air	     sprinkler       501        1.70	x	2.50   1.60	x	2.15   30
                              P	=	0.5	KN                    heating/	                    502        1.70	x	2.50   1.60	x	2.15   30
                              e	=	0.25                      partial	air-                 503        3.80	x	8.40   3.80	x	3.15   110
                                                            conditioning                 504        1.70	x	2.50   1.60	x	2.15   30
5.1            +              not	usable      -/300         hot-air	     sprinkler       505        1.70	x	2.50   1.60	x	2.15   30
                                                            heating/	                    506        3.80	x	8.40   3.80	x	3.15   110
                                                            partial	air-                 507        2.90	x	4.80   2.90	x	3.40   100
                                                            conditioning                 508        2.90	x	4.80   2.90	x	3.40   100
5.1/6.1
               -              no              +/open        hot-air	      sprinkler
                                                            heating
CMF	           -              yes,	after	      -/open       air-conditio- smoke	alarm/   1          3.00	x	3.50   3.00	x	5.95   50
Harm.                         consultation	of	              ning          sprinkler      2          1.73	x	2.30   1.60	x	2.10   30
                              the	exhibitor	                                             3          1.73	x	1.30   1.10	x	2.10   12.50
                              service	                                                   4          1.73	x	1.30   1.10	x	2.10   12.50
                              department




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                 construction gross          hall       hall                   type of               hall floor         hall doors          hall doors
    hall level




                              area           dimensions dimensions             hall floor            load-bearing       door no.            w x h in m
                              in m²          l x w in m h in m                                       capacity
                                             *9
                                                                                                     in KN/m2


 6.0             reinforced      9081        149	x	59       6.75               bituminous            25	(SLW	30)	*2 1                       4.15	x	4.05
                 concrete	                                  niches             base	course	*4                       2                       4.80	x	4.05
                 skeleton	                                  4.50                                                    3                       4.80	x	4.05
                 structure                                                                                          4                       4.80	x	4.05
 6.1                                                                                                                5                       4.80	x	4.05
                 reinforced      8858        149	x	65       4.20               screed	with	          15             6                       4.10	x	4.15
                 concrete	                                                     plastic	coating
                 skeleton	
 6.2             structure

                 reinforced      8676        149	x	65       4.20               screed	with	          5
                 concrete	                                                     plastic	coating
 6.3             skeleton	
                 structure

                 reinforced      8834        149	x	65       4.20               screed	with	          5
                 concrete	                                                     plastic	coating
                 skeleton	
                 structure

 8.0             reinforced      30223       181	x	181      11.75	*5           stelcon	slabs	        25	(SLW	30)	*2 1                       4.50	x	4.35
                 concrete	                                                     on	sand	*4                           2                       4.50	x	4.35
                 skeleton	                                                                                          3                       4.70	x	4.35
                 structure                                                                                          4                       4.50	x	4.35
                                                                                                                    5                       4.50	x	4.35
                                                                                                                    6                       4.50	x	4.35
                                                                                                                    7                       6.80	x	3.60-7.60
                                                                                                                    9                       4.70	x	3.55




G	=	catering,	F	=	fire	brigade,	H	=	lifting	            of	hall	crane                                         s
                                                                                                         *10	 	 ee	ceiling-load	plan	for	summer/winter	
platform                                                3
                                                    *6	 	 .50	m	max.	stand	construction	height	               (Exhibitor	service)
*2	 	 LW30	(heavy	truck)	according	to	DIN	
     S                                                  and	3.30	m	up	to	lower	edge	of	gyp-                   h
                                                                                                         *11	 	 all	border	(west),	maintenance	walk-
     1072                                               sum	plaster	board                                     way	with	a	clear	height	of	6.30	m,	
     c
*3		 	 f.	floor	load	plan	drawn	up	by	building	         4
                                                    *7	 	 .50	m	in	the	northern	and	southern	            	    please	note	the	struts
     management                                     	   niches                                                S
                                                                                                         *14	 	 ize	of	the	gate	entrance	to	below	the	
*4	 with	floor	channels/supply	pits                 *8	 7.50	in	the	northern	border	area                      crane	suspension
*5	 please	note:	hall	cranes/number:	5;	10t	            h
                                                    *9	 	 all	dimensions	are	not	gross	exhibition	
	    	ifting	capacity;	9.45m	to	bottom	edge	
     l                                                  space




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                                suspensions    daylight/         heating.    fire alarm                 lifts           cabin      door       load-
    hall level


                 grid ceiling




                                from the       lighting in       air-condi- system                      lift no.        dimensions dimensions bearing
                                hall ceiling   LUX               tioning.                               A               w x l in m w x h in m capacity
                                                                 ventilation                                                                  KN


 6.0             -              HTA	28/15      -/300             hot-air	     sprinkler                 601             1.70	x	2.50       1.60	x	2.05       30
                                P	=	0.5	KN                       heating/	                              602             1.70	x	2.50       1.60	x	2.05       30
                                e	=	0.25                         partial	air-                           603             1.70	x	2.40       1.80	x	1.95       30
                                                                 conditioning                           604             1.68	x	2.40       1.80	x	1.93       30
                                                                                                        605             1.68	x	2.40       1.80	x	1.93       30
 6.1             -              HTA	28/15      -/300             hot-air	     sprinkler                 606             1.68	x	2.40       1.80	x	1.93       30
                                P	=	0.5	KN                       heating/	                              607             1.94	x	2.00       1.25	x	1.98       20
                                e	=	0.25                         partial	air-                           608             1.52	x	1.96       0.87	x	1.98       13.50
                                                                 conditioning                           609             1.52	x	1.96       0.87	x	1.98       13.50
                                                                                                        610             3.04	x	6.80       3.18	x	3.80       75
 6.2             -              HTA	28/15      -/300             hot-air	     sprinkler                 611             1.68	x	2.40       1.80	x	1.93       30
                                P	=	0.5	KN                       heating/	                              612             1.68	x	2.40       1.80	x	1.93       30
                                e	=	0.25                         partial	air-                           613             1.68	x	2.40       1.80	x	1.93       30
                                                                 conditioning                           614             3.80	x	8.40       3.80	x	3.10       110
                                                                                                        616             2.90	x	4.10       2.90	x	2.20       85

 6.3             -              HTA	28/15      -/300             hot-air	     sprinkler
                                P	=	0.5	KN                       heating/	
                                e	=	0.25                         partial	air-
                                                                 conditioning
 8.0             -              yes	*10        +/400             hot-air	     sprinkler                 801             1.70	x	2.40       1.80	x	1.85       30
                                                                 heating/	
                                                                 partial	air-
                                                                 conditioning




G	=	catering,	F	=	fire	brigade,	H	=	lifting	                     of	hall	crane                                          s
                                                                                                                   *10	 	 ee	ceiling-load	plan	for	summer/winter	
platform                                                         3
                                                             *6	 	 .50	m	max.	stand	construction	height	                (Exhibitor	service)
*2	 	 LW30	(heavy	truck)	according	to	DIN	
     S                                                           and	3.30	m	up	to	lower	edge	of	gyp-                    h
                                                                                                                   *11	 	 all	border	(west),	maintenance	walk-
     1072                                                        sum	plaster	board                                      way	with	a	clear	height	of	6.30	m,	
     c
*3		 	 f.	floor	load	plan	drawn	up	by	building	                  4
                                                             *7	 	 .50	m	in	the	northern	and	southern	             	    please	note	the	struts
     management                                              	   niches                                                 S
                                                                                                                   *14	 	 ize	of	the	gate	entrance	to	below	the	
*4	 with	floor	channels/supply	pits                          *8	 7.50	in	the	northern	border	area                       crane	suspension
*5	 please	note:	hall	cranes/number:	5;	10t	                     h
                                                             *9	 	 all	dimensions	are	not	gross	exhibition	
	    	ifting	capacity;	9.45m	to	bottom	edge	
     l                                                           space




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                 construction gross          hall       hall                      type of               hall floor            hall doors          hall doors
    hall level




                              area           dimensions dimensions                hall floor            load-bearing          door no.            w x h in m
                              in m²          l x w in m h in m                                          capacity
                                             *9
                                                                                                        in KN/m2


 9.0             reinforced      13954       162	x	88          8.15               stelcon	slabs	        25                    1                   4.20	x	3.85
                 concrete                                                         on	sand	*4                                  2                   3.60	x	4.20
                 structure                                                                                                    3                   4.00	x	3.80
 9.1                                                                                                                          4                   4.00	x	3.80
                 reinforced      14122       162	x	88          4.50               industrial	           12.5                  5                   4.15	x	3.90
                 concrete                                                         screed                                      6                   3.80	x	3.90
 9.2             structure                                                                                                    7                   3.80	x	3.90
                                                                                                                              8                   4.00	x	3.90
                 reinforced      14122       162	x	88          4.50               industrial	           12.5
 9.3             concrete                                                         screed
                 structure

                 reinforced      14002       162	x	88          4.20               Concrete	base	        12.5	*12
                 concrete                                                         course,	
                 structure                                                        smoothed	and	
                                                                                  sealed

 Galleria	0 reinforced           1348        81	x	20           4.80               Ashlar	stone          12.5
            concrete
            structure

 Galleria	1 reinforced      2018             121	x	25          12.30	-	26.00 Ashlar	stone	    5	*3
            concrete                                                         with	underfloor	
            structure/glass                                                  heating




G	=	catering,	F	=	fire	brigade,	H	=	lifting	               of	hall	crane                                            s
                                                                                                               *10	 	 ee	ceiling-load	plan	for	summer/winter	
platform                                                   3
                                                       *6	 	 .50	m	max.	stand	construction	height	                  (Exhibitor	service)
*2	 	 LW30	(heavy	truck)	according	to	DIN	
     S                                                     and	3.30	m	up	to	lower	edge	of	gyp-                      h
                                                                                                               *11	 	 all	border	(west),	maintenance	walk-
     1072                                                  sum	plaster	board                                        way	with	a	clear	height	of	6.30	m,	
     c
*3		 	 f.	floor	load	plan	drawn	up	by	building	            4
                                                       *7	 	 .50	m	in	the	northern	and	southern	               	    please	note	the	struts
     management                                        	   niches                                                   1
                                                                                                               *12	 	 2.5	KN	max.,	to	be	coordinated	with	
*4	 with	floor	channels/supply	pits                    *8	 7.50	in	the	northern	border	area                         Event	Engineering
*5	 please	note:	hall	cranes/number:	5;	10t	           *9	 	 all	dimensions	are	not	gross	exhibition	
                                                           h                                                        S
                                                                                                               *14	 	 ize	of	the	gate	entrance	to	below	the	
	    	ifting	capacity;	9.45m	to	bottom	edge	
     l                                                     space                                                    crane	suspension




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                              suspensions    daylight/     heating.    fire alarm       lifts      cabin      door       load-
  hall level


               grid ceiling




                              from the       lighting in   air-condi- system            lift no.   dimensions dimensions bearing
                              hall ceiling   LUX           tioning.                     A          w x l in m w x h in m capacity
                                                           ventilation                                                   KN


9.0            -              HTA	28/15      -/400         hot-air	     sprinkler       901	G      1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   6.30
                              P	=	0.5	KN                   heating/	                    902	G      1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   6.30
                              e	=	0.25                     partial	air-                 903	G      1.80	x	3.70   2.30	x	1.95   12.50
                                                           conditioning                 904	F      1.80	x	4.20   2.30	x	1.95   40
                                                                                        905        1.80	x	3.20   2.30	x	1.95   30
9.1            -              HTA	28/15      -/420         hot-air	     sprinkler       906        1.80	x	3.20   2.30	x	1.95   30
                              P	=	0.5	KN                   heating/	                    907        1.80	x	3.20   2.30	x	1.95   30
                              e	=	0.25                     partial	air-                 908        1.90	x	2.50   1.60	x	2.20   25
                                                           conditioning                 910        2.80	x	6.30   2.80	x	3.45   100
                                                                                        911        1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   13.50
9.2            -              HTA	40/22      -/420         hot-air	     sprinkler       912        1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   13.50
                              P	=	0.5	KN                   heating/	                    913        1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   13.50
                              e	=	0.25                     partial	air-                 916        1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   13.50
                                                           conditioning                 919        1.80	x	3.70   2.30	x	1.95   30
                                                                                        920        1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   13.50
                                                                                        921	G      1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   6.30
9.3            -              HTA	40/22      -/420         hot-air	     sprinkler       922	G      1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   6.30
                              P	=	0.5	KN                   heating/     smoke	alarm     923	G      1.80	x	3.70   2.30	x	1.95   12.50
                              e	=	0.25                     partial	air-                 925        1.80	x	3.20   2.30	x	1.95   30
                                                           conditioning                 927        1.80	x	3.20   1.90	x	2.45   30
                                                           garage	ven-                  928        1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   13.50
                                                           tilator                      930        1.80	x	3.20   2.30	x	1.95   30
                                                                                        931        2.80	x	6.30   2.80	x	3.45   100
                                                                                        932        1.59	x	1.79   1.10	x	2.00   6.30

Galleria	0 -                  no             +/open        hot-air	     sprinkler/
                                                           heating      partial	cover


Galleria	1 -                  no             +/open        underfloor	 facade	protec-
                                                           heating/hot- tion
                                                           air	heating




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                 construction gross          hall       hall                   type of               hall floor          hall doors          hall doors
    hall level




                              area           dimensions dimensions             hall floor            load-bearing        door no.            w x h in m
                              in m²          l x w in m h in m                                       capacity
                                             *9
                                                                                                     in KN/m2


 10.0            reinforced      9008        170	x	56       3.35	to	           mastic	asphalt        25                  1                   2.80	x	2.85
                 concrete	                                  grid	ceiling                                                 2                   2.80	x	2.85
                 skeleton	                                                                                               3                   2.80	x	2.85
 10.1            structure                                                                                               4                   2.80	x	2.85
                 reinforced      10491       179	x	59       3.20               composite	            5                   5                   3.05	x	2.35
                 concrete	                                  border	2.70        screed	sealed                             6                   2.85	x	2.35
                 skeleton	
 10.2            structure
                 reinforced      10551       179	x	59       4.00               composite	            5
                 concrete	                                  border	3.50        screed	sealed
                 skeleton	
 10.3            structure
                 reinforced      11020       179	x	59       see	*6             composite	            5
                 concrete	                                                     screed,	sealed
                 skeleton	
                 structure
 11.0            reinforced      11962       156	x	76       9.80               asphalt	with	   25	*2                     1                   3.65	x	4.15
                 concrete	                                                     supply	channels                           2                   3.65	x	4.15
                 skeleton	                                                                                               3                   3.65	x	4.15
 11.1	           structure                                                                                               4                   3.65	x	3.95
                 reinforced      11981       156	x	76       10.00              asphalt	with	   15                        5                   3.65	x	3.95
                 concrete	                                                     supply	channels                           6                   3.65	x	3.95
                 skeleton	                                                                                               7                   4.65	x	4.30
                 structure                                                                                               8                   4.65	x	4.30




G	=	catering,	F	=	fire	brigade,	H	=	lifting	            of	hall	crane                                          s
                                                                                                          *10	 	 ee	ceiling-load	plan	for	summer/winter	
platform                                                3
                                                    *6	 	 .50	m	max.	stand	construction	height	                (Exhibitor	service)
*2	 	 LW30	(heavy	truck)	according	to	DIN	
     S                                                  and	3.30	m	up	to	lower	edge	of	gyp-                    h
                                                                                                          *11	 	 all	border	(west),	maintenance	walk-
     1072                                               sum	plaster	board                                      way	with	a	clear	height	of	6.30	m,	
     c
*3		 	 f.	floor	load	plan	drawn	up	by	building	         4
                                                    *7	 	 .50	m	in	the	northern	and	southern	             	    please	note	the	struts
     management                                     	   niches                                                 S
                                                                                                          *14	 	 ize	of	the	gate	entrance	to	below	the	
*4	 with	floor	channels/supply	pits                 *8	 7.50	in	the	northern	border	area                       crane	suspension
*5	 please	note:	hall	cranes/number:	5;	10t	            h
                                                    *9	 	 all	dimensions	are	not	gross	exhibition	
	    	ifting	capacity;	9.45m	to	bottom	edge	
     l                                                  space




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                               suspensions        daylight/     heating.    fire alarm      lifts      cabin      door       load-
   hall level


                grid ceiling




                               from the           lighting in   air-condi- system           lift no.   dimensions dimensions bearing
                               hall ceiling       LUX           tioning.                    A          w x l in m w x h in m capacity
                                                                ventilation                                                  KN


10.0            +              no                 -/350         hot-air	     sprinkler      1001       1.80	x	2.70   1.80	x	2.15   30
                                                                heating/                    1003	G     1.80	x	2.70   1.80	x	2.15   30
                                                                partial	air-                1006       1.60	x	1.80   1.00	x	2.10   13.50
                                                                conditioning                1007       1.60	x	1.80   1.00	x	2.10   13.50
                                                                garage	ven-                 1008       1.80	x	2.70   1.80	x	2.15   30
                                                                tilator                     1009	F     3.60	x	4.50   3.60	x	2.65   75
10.1            -              HTA	28/15          -/400         hot-air	     sprinkler      1011       3.70	x	5.10   3.70	x	3.15   75
                               P	=	0.5	KN                       heating/	                   1012       1.60	x	1.80   1.00	x	2.10   13.50
                               e	=	0.25                         partial	air-                1013       1.60	x	1.80   1.00	x	2.10   13.50
                                                                conditioning                1015	F     1.80	x	2.70   1.80	x	2.15   30
10.2                                                                                        1016       1.80	x	2.70   1.80	x	2.15   30
                -              HTA	28/15          -/400         hot-air	     sprinkler      1017       3.60	x	4.50   3.60	x	3.15   75
                               P	=	0.5	KN                       heating/	
                               e	=	0.25                         partial	air-
10.3                                                            conditioning
                -              yes,	after	        -/140         hot-air	     sprinkler
                               consultation	of	                 heating/	
                               the	exhibitor	                   partial	air-
                               service	                         conditioning
                               department
11.0            -              yes,	after	        -/300         hot-air	     smoke	alarm/   1101       1.60	x	2.20   1.20	x	2.30   25
                               consultation	of	   adjustable    heating/	    sprinkler      1102       5.90	x	4.00   3.60	x	3.30   160
                               the	exhibitor	                   partial	air-                1103       2.80	x	3.80   2.60	x	3.30   72
                               service	                         conditioning                1104       2.80	x	3.80   2.60	x	3.30   72
                               department                                                   1105       5.90	x	4.00   3.60	x	3.30   160
11.1            -              yes,	after	        -/300         hot-air	     smoke	alarm/   1106       1.60	x	2.20   1.20	x	2.30   25
                               consultation	of	   adjustable    heating/	    sprinkler      1107       1.60	x	2.20   1.20	x	2.30   25
                               the	exhibitor	                   partial	air-                1108       5.90	x	4.00   3.60	x	3.30   160
                               service	                         conditioning                1109       2.80	x	3.80   2.60	x	3.30   72
                               department                                                   1110       2.80	x	3.80   2.60	x	3.30   72
                                                                                            1111       5.90	x	4.00   3.60	x	3.30   160
                                                                                            1112       1.00	x	2.00   0.80	x	2.00   10
                                                                                            1113       1.00	x	2.00   0.80	x	2.00   10
                                                                                            1114       1.60	x	2.40   1.40	x	2.00   24.50
                                                                                            1115       1.60	x	2.40   1.40	x	2.00   24.50




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Last updated: August 2011




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                                                             Pariser Straße




 Frankfurt Low Emission Zone


A	low	emission	zone	(Umweltzone)	       A661	in	the	east.	Vehicles	belong-      one	of	these	stickers	constitutes	an	
is	valid	for	the	city	of	Frankfurt.	    ing	to	one	of	the	relevant	Pollutant	   offence	and	can	lead	to	a	fine.
From	1	January	2012,	this	zone	can	     Groups	and	bearing	the	correspond-      Emissions	stickers	can	be	pur-
only	be	accessed	by	vehicles	be-        ing	emissions	stickers	can	access	      chased:
longing	to	Pollutant	Group	4	and	       the	exhibition	grounds	at	any	time.	
bearing	the	relevant	emissions	         Vehicles	without	stickers	can	also	     Zulassungsbehörde	für	Kraft-
stickers	(www.umweltzone.frank-         reach	the	exhibition	grounds:           fahrzeuge	,	Am	Römerhof	19,	
furt.de).	Emissions	stickers	for	       The	exhibition	grounds	can	be	ac-       60486	Frankfurt	am	Main,	
vehicles	from	Germany	and	abroad	       cessed	by	vehicles	without	emis-        Tel.:	+49	69	212	42750,
indicating	the	relevant	Pollutant	      sions	stickers	via	Gate	West	or	        Monday,	Tuesday,	Wednesday,	
Group	can	be	ordered	at	                Gate	North.	These	can	be	reached	       Friday	from	7:30	a.m	til	12:00	noon,	
www.tuev-sued.de/auto_fahrzeuge/        via	motorway	A648	(coming	from	         Thursday	from	8:00	a.m.	til	12:00	
feinstaub-plakette/feinstaubplakette_   the	A5)	taking	the	“Rebstock“	exit	     noon	and	from	03:00	p.m.	til	05:30	
ausland.                                or	via	the	Katharinenkreisel	round-     p.m.
                                        about.	Messe	Frankfurt‘s	Rebstock	
Access to the exhibition                multi-storey	car	park	can	also	be	      TÜV	Service	Center	Frankfurt	
grounds:                                reached	via	the	“Rebstock“	exit.	       Rebstock,	Am	Römerhof	15,	
The	low	emission	zone	in	Frankfurt	     The	low	emission	zone	can	only	be	      60486	Frankfurt	am	Main,	
is	located	within	the	motorway	ring	    accessed	by	vehicles	with	emis-         Tel.:	+49	69	-	7916	-	460
road	comprising	the	motorways	A5	       sions	stickers.	Driving	a	vehicle	      Monday	-	Saturday	from	8:00	am	
in	the	west,	A3	in	the	south	and	       into	a	low	emission	zone	without	       til	6:00	p.m.

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 Set-up - You have a full 5 days


You	can	begin	setting	up	your	exhi-       please	contact	our
bition	stand	on	16	March	2012,	a	         Prolight+Sound	team:
full	five	days	before	the	fair	begins.	   Tel.:	+49	69	75	75-61	88
Normally	this	is	enough	time.	How-        Fax:	+49	69	75	75-66	13
ever,	if	you	would	like	to	start	your	    anja.kind@messefrankfurt.com
set-up	work	in	advance	of	this,	




 Where are the set-up passes issued?


On	all	official	set-up	days,	from	16	     West”.
to	20	March	2012,	the	passes	for	         Between	10	p.m.	and	6	a.m.	the	
all	halls	will	be	issued	between	         passes	will	be	issued	at	Gate	“Tor	
6	a.m.	and	10	p.m.	at	Gate	“Tor	          Nord”	only.




 We care about your safety


One	aim	of	our	organisation	is	to	        safety.	For	this,	however,	we	need	      the	maximum	speed	at	the	Exhibi-
give	all	exhibitors	the	chance	to	        your	support.	All	emergency	routes	      tion	Centre	is	30	km/h.	Motor	
load	or	unload	their	vehicles	in	the	     and	access	points	must	be	kept	          vehicles	are	not	permitted	inside	
loading	zone	of	their	exhibition	         clear	at	all	times.	This	also	applies	   the	exhibition	halls.
hall.	Another	of	our	aims	is	to	do	       to	hall	entrances	and	the	areas	in	
everything	possible	to	ensure	your	       front	of	the	lifts.	Please	note	that	




 We admit no vehicles that are more important than yours


Only	vehicles	delivering	stand-con-       please	prepare	the	following	infor-      clearly	visible	position	behind	the	
struction	materials	and/or	exhibits	      mation:                                  windscreen	of	your	vehicle,	so	the	
will	be	permitted	into	the	Exhibition	    ■	 company’s	name                        driver	can	be	found	immediately	
Centre.	To	this	end,	you	will	be	         ■	 stand	number                          should	it	be	necessary	to	move	the	
given	a	set-up	pass	with	which	you	       ■	 driver’s	mobile	phone	number          vehicle.	Complying	with	this	rule	
can	enter	the	Exhibition	Centre.	To	      These	passes	are	only	valid	when	        ensures	we	do	not	have	to	tow	
accelerate	the	issue	of	these	passes	     filled	out	and	must	be	placed	in	a	      away	your	vehicle	at	your	expense.




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 Loading zones are for loading and unloading, not for parking


In	order	to	ensure	that	all	exhibi-     Trucks	over	3.5	t	gross	vehicle	         Naturally	these	times	also	apply	to	
tors	have	equal	opportunity	to	         weight	rating:                           any	associated	trailers,	semi-trailers	
unload	their	materials	in	the	un-       16	-	18	March	2012:	                     and	swap	bodies.	
loading	zone	for	their	exhibition	      max.	12	hours
hall,	set-up	passes	specify	the	        19	-	20	March	2012:	                     Cars	delivering	stand	construction	
times	by	which	the	vehicles	must	       max.	6	hours                             materials	and/or	exhibits	may	also	
have	left	the	exhibition	grounds.	                                               enter	the	exhibition	grounds.	You	
                                        Vans	up	to	3.5	t	gross	vehicle	          will	be	given	set-up	passes	for	this	
All	vehicles	must	depart	the	exhi-      weight	rating	and	cars	with	trailers:    purpose	that	allow	you	to	spend	a	
bition	grounds	as	soon	as	they	         16	-	18	March	2012:                      maximum	of	two	hours	on	the	
have	been	unloaded/loaded.	             max.	6	hours                             exhibition	grounds	to	go	to	your	
The	following	loading	times	must	       19	-	20	March	2012:	                     exhibition	hall	and	unload.
not	be	exceeded:                        max.	3	hours




 Stress-free set-up during the night


The	exhibition	halls	are	open	24	       quieter	night-time	hours	to	set	up	      as	long	as	you	wish.	No	night	sur-
hours	a	day	-	round	the	clock	-		       your	stand.	Between	10:00	p.m.	          charges	will	be	levied	on	orders	for	
during	the	entire	official	set-up	      and	6:00	a.m.,	you	can	leave	your	       night-time	forklifts	or	personnel.	
period.	Take	advantage	of	the	          vehicle	parked	at	the	exhibition	hall	




 We keep the loading areas clear of cars


If	you	do	not	have	to	drive	into	the	   For	this	purpose,	you	will	be	given	     exhibitors	in	hall	6)	and	at	Gate	
loading	zones	or	only	have	small	       a	free	car-parking	permit	during	        “Tor	9”	(for	exhibitors	in	halls	8	-	
loads	to	deliver	we	hold	car	parking	   the	set-up	days:	from	16	to	20	          11).	
spaces	at	your	disposal.                March	2012	at	Gate	“Tor	Nord”	(for	




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 Parking your containers, swap bodies and trailers requires our authorisation


The	parking	of	containers,	swap	         Please	send	us	your	enquiry	by	fax	        are	directly	necessary	for	supplying	
bodies,	trailers	or	other	storage	       +49	69	75	75-64	53	or	by	email.            the	stand,	e.g.	as	brochure	storage	
units	on	the	exhibition	grounds	                                                    or	as	a	cooling	unit	for	perishable	
must	be	coordinated	with	one	of	         Please	understand	that	we	can	             goods.	All	unauthorised	storage	
our	official	freight	forwarders	or	di-   only	authorise	the	parking	of	stor-        units	will	be	removed	at	the	exhibi-
rectly	with	us.	                         age	units	during	an	event	if	they	         tor’s	expense.	




 Rent loading & unloading devices from us


Cranes,	forklifts	and	other	devices	     Messe	Frankfurt	Logistics	Service.	        Please	find	more	details	in	our	
for	loading/unloading	may	only	be	       The	utilisation	of	electric	lift	trucks	   Service	Catalogue	and	in	our	order	
used	by	Messe	Frankfurt‘s	Logis-         for	transporting	goods	at	ground	          forms.	Placement	of	orders	via	the	
tics	Service.	The	employment	of	         level	is	permitted.	Electric	lift	         Messe	Frankfurt	Logistics	Service,
exhibitors‘	own	forklifts	is	prohib-     trucks	may	only	be	used	for	as-            Tel.	+49	69	75	75-60	75.
ited	for	safety	reasons.	If	required,	   sembly	work	on	the	rented	stand	
forklifts	for	loading/unloading	are	     area;	their	use	for	loading	or	un-
available	on	a	fee	basis	from	the	       loading	is	prohibited.




 End of set-up ...


...	is	at	3	p.m.	on	the	eve	of	the	      aisle	carpeting	can	start.	Please	
fair.	From	this	time	on,	all	aisles	     continuously	remove	stand-con-
and	special	areas	must	be	kept	          struction	materials,	exhibits	and	
clear	so	that	the	halls	and	the	         empties	from	the	aisles	so	that	
grounds	can	be	cleaned	and	the	          these	works	can	start	punctually.




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 During the fair - We reserve car parking spaces for you during the event


We	provide	parking	spaces	(at	ex-        online	system.	For	car	trailers,	         are	available	for	a	fee	at	the	truck	
tra	cost)	for	cars	up	to	2.5	tonnes	     there	is	a	parking	area	at	the	Exhi-      parking	area	of	Messe	Frankfurt	
max.	permitted	weight	for	the	           bition	Centre.	A	charge	will	be	          Venue	GmbH,	Rebstock	parking	E	
duration	of	the	event.	Reserve	your	     made	for	this	facility,	which	you	        and	E1.
parking	space(s)	in	good	time	be-        can	also	book	using	Easyorder.	
fore	the	event,	using	the	Easyorder	     Parking	facilities	for	vans	and	trucks	




 We also allow your delivery vehicles into the Exhibition Centre during the fair


It	is	possible	to	drive	into	the	exhi-   entry	into	the	exhibition	grounds,	       permits	for	catering	companies	
bition	grounds	for	one	hour	to	de-       each	driver	must	pay	a	deposit	of	        are	issued	solely	by	Accente	Gas-
liver	goods	during	the	fair	(only	       EUR	100,	which	will	be	forfeited	if	      tronomie	Service	GmbH,
until	2	p.m.	on	the	last	day).	On	       the	deadline	is	exceeded.	Entry	          Fax	+49	69	75	60-21	67.




 Dismantling


Vehicles	will	not	be	allowed	to	enter	
the	Exhibition	Centre	after	2	p.m.	
on	Saturday,	24	March	2012.




 Admission for your dismantling vehicles


Please	drive	your	vehicles	straight	     dismantling	vehicle	pass	to	enter	        Access	from	other	streets	will	not	
to	the	designated	dismantling	area	      the	exhibition	grounds,	and	it	is	the	    be	granted	until	all	of	the	vehicles	
at	the	Rebstock	car	park.	This	is	       only	place	where	entry	will	begin	        from	this	area	have	already	entered	
the	only	place	you	can	receive	your	     at	9:00	p.m.	                             the	exhibition	grounds.




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 You just need to remove your coffee machine?


We	offer	you	the	opportunity	to	         You	can	obtain	these	“special	dis-        are	only	possible	at	the	gate	speci-
remove	small	items	in	advance	of	        mantling	passes”	at	the	Central	          fied	on	the	pass.	Your	200	euro	
general	admission	for	dismantling	       Information	Desk	on	Level	03	of	          deposit	will	only	be	returned	if	you	
vehicles	on	Saturday,	24	March	          the	Torhaus	–	a	200	euro	cash	            leave	the	exhibition	grounds	with	
2012,	from	6:00	p.m.	to	8:00	p.m.	       deposit	is	required.	                     your	vehicle	by	8:00	p.m.	After	this	
We	will	be	issuing	a	limited	            These	passes	are	available	in	limited	    time,	we	keep	the	deposit,	and	
number	of	“special	dismantling	          quantities,	so	we	recommend	that	         your	pass	serves	as	your	receipt.	
passes”	for	cars	and	vans	up	to	3.5	     you	obtain	yours	as	early	as	possible.	   Please	note	that	you	will	not	be	
tonnes	gross	vehicle	weight	during	      They	cannot	be	ordered	in	advance.        able	to	use	the	goods	lifts	due	to	
the	last	two	days	of	the	setup	period	   	                                         the	fact	that	the	removal	of	the	
and	during	the	fair	itself	until	all	    Entry	starting	at	6:00	p.m.	and	de-       aisle	carpeting	from	the	exhibition	
have	been	taken.	                        parture	by	no	later	than	8:00	p.m.	       halls	takes	place	at	the	same	time.	




 and finally ...


This	Traffic	Guide	is	part	of	the	
Exhibition	Contract.




 Any questions?


Should	you	have	any	questions
regarding	traffic,	please	do	not	
hesitate	to	contact	our	
Traffic	Management	team:	

Lothar	Dreißigacker                      Ulrike	Lamscheck                          Bernd	Reißig
Telephone	    +49	69	75	75-63	69         Telephone	   +49	69	75	75-62	38           Telephone	   +49	69	75	75-62	92

Mario	Hempfling                          Torsten	Müller                            Fax	          +49	69	75	75-64	53
Telephone	   +49	69	75	75-69	60          Telephone	     +49	69	75	75-57	07         traffic@messefrankfurt.com




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List of Service Partners
Last updated: August 2011




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 Admission tickets


see	Tickets,	passes	and	permits




 Advertising Services


Alexandra Jafari                      Promotions,	megaposters,	banners,	   Anabell Bunger
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-60	28         special	advertising:                 Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-68	58
Fax		        +49	69	75	75-64	62                                            Fax		       +49	69	75	75-64	62
alexandra.jafari@messefrankfurt.com                                        anabell.bunger@messefrankfurt.com




 Aerial cables


Team electricity
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-66	70
Fax		      +49	69	75	75-66	02	
strom@messefrankfurt.com




 Broadband cables


see	Aerial	Cables




 Carpentry work


Jean Abt GmbH                         mac messe- und ausstellungscenter
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1                Service GmbH
60327	Frankfurt	am	Main               Niederlassung	Büro	Frankfurt	Messe
Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:           Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1
+49	69	74	67	46-0                     60327	Frankfurt	am	Main
Fax	at	exhibition	grounds:            Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-54	77
+49	69	75	17	30                       Fax	        +49	69	75	75-54	19




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 Carpeting


see	Rental	furniture




 Catering


Accente
Telephone	 +49	69	7	56	02-0
Fax		      +49	69	7	56	02-2	56
info@accenteservices.de




 Cleaning


Team cleaning
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-69	11
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-69	54
reinigung@messefrankfurt.com




 Compressed air


Team water
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-66	78
Fax		      +49	69	75	75-66	02
wasser@messefrankfurt.com




 Conference rooms


Technical	equipment              Pascale Hellwig
                                 Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-6080
                                 Fax		        +49	69	75	75-67	66
                                 pascale.hellwig@messefrankfurt.com




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 Customer accounting


Letters A – E                     Klaus Schäfer
                                  Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-62	74
                                  Fax		       +49	69	75	75-66	11
                                  klaus.schaefer@messefrankfurt.com

Letters F - K                     Dirk Kreutzfeldt
                                  Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-60	51
                                  Fax		         +49	69	75	75-66	11
                                  dirk.kreutzfeldt@messefrankfurt.com

Letters L - R                     Monika Hampf
                                  Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-65	42
                                  Fax		      +49	69	75	75-66	11
                                  monika.hampf@messefrankfurt.com

Letters S - Z                     Emmi Interwies
                                  Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-68	55
                                  Fax		      +49	69	75	75-66	11
                                  emmi.interwies@messefrankfurt.com


 Customs clearance


Agility Logistics GmbH            DHL Trade Fairs & Events GmbH
Cargo	Center                      Cargo	Center
Telephone	 +49	69	97	67	14-200    Telephone	 +49	69	97	67	14-100
Fax		       +49	69	97	67	14-299   Fax		        +49	69	97	67	14-130
efrankfurt@agilitylogistics.com   fairs.fra@dhl.com




 Customs office


Zollamt Frankfurt Osthafen
-Abfertigungsstelle	Messe-
Cargo	Center
Telephone	 +49	69	75	27	68
Fax		       +49	69	75	27	68




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 Detective agency


Security
Handling	of	damages
Hall	5C
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-65	15
Fax		       +49	69	75	75-14	00




 Electrical connection and installation


Team electricity
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-66	70
Fax		      +49	69	75	75-66	02	
strom@messefrankfurt.com




 Exhaust air


see	Compressed	air




 Floral services


see	Rental	plants	and	
floral	services




 Freight forwarders


see	Logistics




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 Frequency allocation for radio systems


Bundesnetzagentur für Elektrizität,
Gas, Telekommunikation, Post und
Eisenbahnen
Außenstelle	Eschborn
Auf	der	Ludwigshöhe	204
64285	Darmstadt
Telephone	 +49	61	51	170-255




 Guarding services


Stand	guards                              Security
Guarding	permit	for	exhibitor´s	          Handling	of	damages
own	personnel                             Hall	5C
                                          Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-65	15
Jürgen Steingötter                        Fax		        +49	69	75	75-14	00
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-68	95
Fax		         +49	69	75	75-968	95
juergen.steingoetter@messefrankfurt.com



 Hall managers/hall inspectors


see	page	83




 Hotel reservations


Tourismus und Congress GmbH
Kaiserstraße	56
60329	Frankfurt
Telephone	 +49	69	21	23	08	08
Fax		        +49	69	21	24	05	12
info@tcf.frankfurt.de




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 Individual stand construction


see	Rental	stands




 Insurance


Allianz
Generalvertretung	Beetz	und	Sohn
Offenbacher	Landstraße	410
60599	Frankfurt
Telephone	 +49	69	65	50	49
Fax		       +49	69	65	50	54




 IT services


Multimedia Shop
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-13	20
Fax		       +49	69	75	75-59	49
multimedia-shop@messefrankfurt.com




 Lighting


Armin Betz                           Denise Nickel                        	
                                                                       Fax	       +49	69	75	75-62	85
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-60	01        Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-65	70     ausstattung@messefrankfurt.com

Manuel Olbrich                       Sebastian Scheftschik
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-58	39        Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-62	67


 Logistics/freight forwarders, storage of empty packaging, forklifts


Bernd Gerdes                         Karin Wolf                        Thomas Rohrmeier
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-60	75        Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-60	75     Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-60	75
Fax		       +49	69	75	75-960	75      Fax		       +49	69	75	75-960	75   Fax		       +49	69	75	75-960	75
logistics@messefrankfurt.com         logistics@messefrankfurt.com      logistics@messefrankfurt.com



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 Mobile telephones


see	Telecommunications




 Musical reproduction


GEMA Bezirksdirektion
Abraham-Lincoln-Straße	20
Postfach	26	80
65016	Wiesbaden
Telephone	 +49	611	79	05-0
Fax		       +49	611	79	05-197




 Natural gas


Team water
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-66	78
Fax		      +49	69	75	75-66	02
wasser@messefrankfurt.com




 Office supplies and equipment


Multimedia Shop
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-13	20
Fax		       +49	69	75	75-711	74
multimedia-shop@messefrankfurt.com




 Offices


Technical	equipment                  Julia Hellmann
                                     Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-54	72
                                     Fax		        +49	69	75	75-67	66
                                     julia.hellmann@messefrankfurt.com


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 Painting work


Wilhelmine Görg                    E. Einfeldt Baudekoration GmbH
Baudekoration	GmbH                 Orber	Straße	42
Schlickstraße	3                    60386	Frankfurt	am	Main
60320	Frankfurt	am	Main            Telephone	 	     +49	69	23	24	12
Telephone	 	     +49	69	56	88	87   Fax		        	   +49	69	25	39	32
Fax		       	    +49	69	56	61	17
MesseTelephone	 +49	69	75	10	89




 Parking


Fraport AG
Retail	&	Properties
HVM-PV	Park-Service	Messe
Flughafen	Frankfurt,	Gebäude	240
60547	Frankfurt	am	Main
Telephone	 +49	69	69	07	44	54
Fax		        +49	69	69	05	97	17




 Personnel


Hostesses/interpreters             Eventence
                                   Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1
                                   60327	Frankfurt	am	Main
                                   Telephone	 +49	69	756	02-24	34
                                   info@eventence.de


Stand assistants/assistant staff   Accente Gastronomie Service GmbH    Exhibition Employment Agency
                                   Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1              Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1
                                   60327	Frankfurt	am	Main             Halle	1,	Eingang	City
                                   Telephone	 +49	69	75	60	22	147      60327	Frankfurt	am	Main
                                   Fax		      +49	69	75	60	22	82	147   Telephone	 +49	69	75	23	39
                                                                       Fax		        +49	69	75	74	68	16

Loading and unloading assistants   see	Logistics




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 Photo services


see	page	95



 Plants/flowers


see	Rental	plants	and	
floral	services



 Police


13. Polizeirevier
Messewache
Halle	4.2
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-65	55




 Power supply


see	Electrical	connection	and	
installation




 Presentation technology


see	Video	and	TV	services



 Rental furniture – Lighting – Carpeting


Armin Betz                       Denise Nickel                      	
                                                                 Fax	       +49	69	75	75-62	85
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-60	01    Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-65	70   ausstattung@messefrankfurt.com

Manuel Olbrich                   Sebastian Scheftschik
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-58	39    Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-62	67


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 Rental plants and floral services


Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH
pflanzen@messefrankfurt.com




 Rental stands


Gerd Gauf                                 Petra Fuhr
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-68	11             Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-65	77
Fax		      +49	69	75	75-65	28             Fax		      +49	69	75	75-65	28
gerd.gauf@messefrankfurt.com              petra.fuhr@messefrankfurt.com




 Security


Jürgen Steingötter
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-68	95
Fax		        +49	69	75	75-9	68	95
juergen.steingoetter@messefrankfurt.com




 Stand construction

see	Rental	stands




 Stand fittings and equipment

see	Rental	furniture




 Stand guards

see	Guarding	services




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 Suspensions from the hall ceiling


Team electricity
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-66	70
Fax		      +49	69	75	75-66	02	
abhaengungen@messefrankfurt.com




 Telecommunications


Internet access/network,                Birgit Braatz                        Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-7	11	73
telephone and fax connections           Thomas Ebert                         Fax		      +49	69	75	75-7	11	74
                                        Dirk Schindewolf                     telekommunikation@messefrankfurt.com




 Tickets, passes and permits


Exhibitor passes, at a charge           Mariya Delcheva                      Begona Hernandez
                                        Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-63	60        Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-62	83
                                        Fax		       +49	69	75	75-67	90       Fax		       +49	69	75	75-67	90
                                        mariya.delcheva@messefrankfurt.com   begona.hernandez@messefrankfurt.com

Exhibitor passes, free of charge        Roland Schnorr                       Alexander Knoblauch
Set-up and dismantling passes,          Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-63	45        Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-67	41
free of charge                          Fax		       +49	69	75	75-60	43       Fax		        +49	69	75	75-60	43
                                        roland.schnorr@messefrankfurt.com    alexander.knoblauch@messefrankfurt.com

Admission vouchers,                     Mariya Delcheva                      Begona Hernandez
one-day tickets, tickets for all days   Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-63	60        Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-62	83
                                        Fax		       +49	69	75	75-67	90       Fax		       +49	69	75	75-67	90
                                        mariya.delcheva@messefrankfurt.com   begona.hernandez@messefrankfurt.com




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 Traffic routes on the exhibition grounds


Lothar Dreißigacker                   Mario Hempfling                  Ulrike Lamscheck
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-63	69         Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-69	60    Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-62	38
Fax		       +49	69	75	75-64	53        Fax		       +49	69	75	75-64	53   Fax		       +49	69	75	75-64	53
traffic@messefrankfurt.com            traffic@messefrankfurt.com       traffic@messefrankfurt.com

Torsten Müller                        Bernd Reißig
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-57	07         Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-62	92
Fax		       +49	69	75	75-64	53        Fax		       +49	69	75	75-64	53
traffic@messefrankfurt.com            traffic@messefrankfurt.com




 Video and TV services


Video technology
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75	-51	22
Fax		      +49	69	75	75-51	11




 Visitor registration system


Multimedia Shop
Telephone	 	    +49	69	75	75-13	20
multimedia-shop@messefrankfurt.com




 Waste disposal


Team waste disposal
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-69	11
Fax		        +49	69	75	75-69	54
abfallentsorgung@messefrankfurt.com




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 Water supply


Team water
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-66	78
Fax		      +49	69	75	75-66	02
wasser@messefrankfurt.com




 Work safety


Jürgen Steingötter
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-68	95
Fax		         +49	69	75	75-968	95
juergen.steingoetter@messefrankfurt.com




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 Hall 1


Stefan Bathon
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	01
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-57	31




 Hall 2


Helmut Frömelt                           Ferdinand Nachbauer                      Dieter-Horst Meier
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-54	17            Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-54	16            Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-60	48
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-60	29            Fax	       +49	69	75	75-60	29            Fax	       +49	69	75	75-60	29




 Hall 3


Bela Megyesi
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	03
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-69	73




 Hall 4


Günter Andrä
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	04
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-57	34




 Hall 5 + 6


Valentin Neumann
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	05	(hall	5)   Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	06	(hall	6)
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-57	35	(hall	5)   Fax	       +49	69	75	75-57	36	(hall	6)


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 Hall 8 + Hall 10


Ulrike Pesic
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	08	(hall	8)   Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	10	(hall	10)
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-57	38	(hall	8)   Fax	       +49	69	75	75-66	50	(hall	10)




 Hall 9


Stephan Meier
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	09
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-57	39




 Hall 11


N.N.
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-31	11
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-57	18




 CMF


Stefan Ackermann                         Rainer Müller                             Bernd Schlicht
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-61	37            Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-52	36             Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-51	68
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-9	61	37          Fax	       +49	69	75	75-34	84             Fax	       +49	69	75	75-34	84



Jürgen Krämer                            Katharina Schneider
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-54	51            Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-51	67
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-34	84            Fax	       +49	69	75	75-34	84




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 Forum


Willy Breitkopf                 Helmut Mario Lefeber
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-54	25   Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-54	41
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-54	89   Fax	       +49	69	75	75-54	89




 Torhaus


Gerald Klohn
Telephone	 +49	69	75	75-64	47
Fax	       +49	69	75	75-67	44




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Who´s who of electricians

 Hall 1.1


Elektro Riess –                Telephone	          +49	69	9	58	02	00
Ing. Philipp Brendel GmbH      Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Dillenburger	Straße	25         +49	69	75	75-65	87
60439	Frankfurt	am	Main




 Hall 1.2


Elektro Riess –                Telephone	          +49	69	9	58	02	00
Ing. Philipp Brendel GmbH      Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Dillenburger	Straße	25         +49	69	75	75-65	87
60439	Frankfurt	am	Main




 Hall 2.0


W. H. Müller GmbH & Co. KG     Telephone	          +49	69	79	40	30
Rödelheimer	Landstraße	45      Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main        +49	69	75	75-64	44




 Hall 3.0


Electronica GmbH               Telephone	          +49	61	95	99	01	30
Altkönigstraße	30              Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
65779	Kelkheim/Ts.             +49	69	75	75-69	44




 Hall 3.1


H. Hildebrand Elektrotechnik   Telephone	          +49	69	80	08	58	90
Am	Alten	See	23                Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60489	Frankfurt	am	Main        +49	69	75	75-69	41




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 Hall 4.0


Elektro Bruder GbR        Telephone	          +49	61	09	3	53	63
Florianweg	12             Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60388	Frankfurt	am	Main   +49	69	75	75-69	31




 Hall 4.1


Elektro Bruder GbR        Telephone	          +49	61	09	3	53	63
Florianweg	12             Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60388	Frankfurt	am	Main   +49	69	75	75-69	31




 Hall 4.2


Elektro Bruder GbR        Telephone	          +49	61	09	3	53	63
Florianweg	12             Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60388	Frankfurt	am	Main   +49	69	75	75-69	31




 Hall 5.0


Electronica GmbH          Telephone	          +49	61	95	99	01	30
Altkönigstraße	30         Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
65779	Kelkheim/Ts.        +49	69	75	75-69	44




 Hall 5.1


Electronica GmbH          Telephone	          +49	61	95	99	01	30
Altkönigstraße	30         Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
65779	Kelkheim/Ts.        +49	69	75	75-69	44




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 Hall 6.0


W. H. Müller GmbH & Co. KG   Telephone	          +49	69	79	40	30
Rödelheimer	Landstraße	45    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-64	44




 Hall 6.1


W. H. Müller GmbH & Co. KG   Telephone	          +49	69	79	40	30
Rödelheimer	Landstraße	45    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-64	44




 Hall 6.2


W. H. Müller GmbH & Co. KG   Telephone	          +49	69	79	40	30
Rödelheimer	Landstraße	45    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-64	44




 Hall 6.3


W. H. Müller GmbH & Co. KG   Telephone	          +49	69	79	40	30
Rödelheimer	Landstraße	45    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-64	44




 Hall 8.0


Wisag Gebäudetechnik         Telephone	          +49	69-97	38	07	00
Hessen GmbH & Co. KG         Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Rebstöcker	Straße	35         +49	69	75	75-67	53
60326	Frankfurt	am	Main




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 Hall 9.0


Elektro Fuchs GmbH          Telephone	          +49	69	91	50	11	80
Berner	Straße	62-64         Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60437	Frankfurt	am	Main     +49	69	75	75-69	39




 Hall 9.1


Elektro Fuchs GmbH          Telephone	          +49	69	91	50	11	80
Berner	Straße	62-64         Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60437	Frankfurt	am	Main     +49	69	75	75-69	39




 Hall 9.2


Elektro Riess –             Telephone	          +49	69	9	58	02	00
Ing. Philipp Brendel GmbH   Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Dillenburger	Straße	25      +49	69	75	75-69	63
60439	Frankfurt	am	Main




 Hall 9.3


Elektro Riess –             Telephone	          +49	69	9	58	02	00
Ing. Philipp Brendel GmbH   Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Dillenburger	Straße	25      +49	69	75	75-69	63
60439	Frankfurt	am	Main




 Hall 10.0


Elektro Göbel GmbH          Telephone	          +49	69	61	72	56
Mörfelder	Landstraße	66     Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60598	Frankfurt	am	Main     +49	69	75	75-64	88




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 Hall 10.1


Elektro Göbel GmbH             Telephone	          +49	69	61	72	56
Mörfelder	Landstraße	66        Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60598	Frankfurt	am	Main        +49	69	75	75-64	88




 Hall 10.2


Elektro Göbel GmbH             Telephone	          +49	69	61	72	56
Mörfelder	Landstraße	66        Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60598	Frankfurt	am	Main        +49	69	75	75-64	88




 Hall 10.3


Elektro Göbel GmbH             Telephone	          +49	69	61	72	56
Mörfelder	Landstraße	66        Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60598	Frankfurt	am	Main        +49	69	75	75-64	88




 Hall 11.0


Wisag Gebäude- und             Telephone	          +49	69-97	38	07	00
Betriebstechnik GmbH           Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Hessen	&	Co.	Management	KG     +49	69	75	75-67	54
Rebstöcker	Straße	35
60326	Frankfurt	am	Main




 Hall 11.1


H. Hildebrand Elektrotechnik   Telephone	          +49	69	80	08	58	90
Am	Alten	See	23                Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60489	Frankfurt	am	Main        +49	69	75	75-69	40




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 CMF


Electronica GmbH             Telephone	          +49	61	95	99	01	30
Altkönigstraße	30            Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
65779	Kelkheim/Ts.           +49	69	75	75-69	44




 Forum


W. H. Müller GmbH & Co. KG   Telephone	          +49	69	79	40	30
Rödelheimer	Landstraße	45    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-64	44




 Galleria


Elektro Riess –              Telephone	          +49	69	9	58	02	00
Ing. Philipp Brendel GmbH    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Dillenburger	Straße	25       +49	69	75	75-69	63
60439	Frankfurt	am	Main




 P1


W. H. Müller GmbH & Co. KG   Telephone	          +49	69	79	40	30
Rödelheimer	Landstraße	45    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-64	44




 P2


W. H. Müller GmbH & Co. KG   Telephone	          +49	69	79	40	30
Rödelheimer	Landstraße	45    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-64	44




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 P3


Electronica GmbH             Telephone	          +49	61	95	99	01	30
Altkönigstraße	30            Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
65779	Kelkheim/Ts.           +49	69	75	75-69	44




 Agora


Elektro Bruder GbR           Telephone	          +49	61	09	3	53	63
Florianweg	12                Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60388	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-69	31




 P8


Wisag Gebäude- und           Telephone	          +49	69-97	38	07	00
Betriebstechnik GmbH         Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Hessen	&	Co.	Management	KG   +49	69	75	75-67	53
Rebstöcker	Straße	35
60326	Frankfurt	am	Main




 P10


Elektro Göbel GmbH           Telephone	          +49	69	61	72	56
Mörfelder	Landstraße	66      Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60598	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-64	88




 P11


Elektro Fuchs GmbH           Telephone	          +49	69	91	50	11	80
Berner	Straße	62-64          Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60437	Frankfurt	am	Main      +49	69	75	75-69	39




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 P12 + P13


H. Hildebrand Elektrotechnik   Telephone	          +49	69	80	08	58	90
Am	Alten	See	23                Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
60489	Frankfurt	am	Main        +49	69	75	75-69	40




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Who‘s who of plumbers

 Halls 1, 2, 3, 4, Forum


Andreas Kämpf GmbH                    Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
In	der	Schildwacht	11                 +49	69	75	28	96
65933	Frankfurt	am	Main               Fax	at	exhibition	grounds:
Telephone	       +49	69	3	80	31	40    +49	69	74	88	95
    	
Fax	 +49	69	39	30	20




 Halls 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, CMF


Wisag Gebäudetechnik                  Tel.	at	exhibition	grounds:
Hessen GmbH & Co. KG                  +49	69	75	75-67	53
Rebstöcker	Straße	35                  Fax	at	exhibition	grounds:
60326	Frankfurt	am	Main               +49	69	74	10	481
Telephone	       +49	69	97	38	07	00




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Who‘s who of hall photographers

 Halls 1.1, 1.2, 3.1, 4.2, 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, central outdoor area, Agora


Ingeborg Wiessler                   Telephone	 +49	61	96	77	79	97	4      kontakt@fotostudio-wiessler.de
Paul-Reiss-Str.	5                   Fax	       +49	61	96	65	23	83	8
65812	Bad	Soden                     Mobile	    +49	172	6	00	66	99




 Halls 4.0, 5.1, 10.1


Robert Göllner                      Telephone	 +49	69	77	99	81           robert.goellner@t-online.de
Cretschmarstraße	23                 Fax	       +49	69	74	54	11
60487	Frankfurt	am	Main




 Halls 2.0, 5.0, 8 (aisles G–N)


Fotostudio Wachendörfer             Telephone	 +49	69	77	37	37           info@foto-wachendoerfer.de
Adalbertstraße	31                   Fax	       +49	69	77	60	29
60486	Frankfurt	am	Main             Mobile	    +49	177	6	44	26	95




 Halls 3.0, 4.1, 8 (aisles A–F), 10.3, 10.4, western outdoor area


Klaus Haase                         Telephone	       +49	61	09	7	20	00   foto.k.haase@t-online.de
Klingenweg	33                           	
                                    Fax	 +49	61	09	7	20	02
60388	Frankfurt	am	Main             Mobil	 	 +49	170	2	79	27	27




 Hall 9.0, CMF, Forum


Creativ-Photo Laue & Mogdans GmbH   Telephone	 +49	69	59	80	96           jm@creativphoto-gmbh.de
Wolfsgangstraße	58                  Fax	       +49	69	59	20	96
60322	Frankfurt	am	Main             Mobile	    +49	160	94	90	21	28




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Who‘s who of hall photographers

 Halls 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 10.0, 10.2


Wolfgang Sauer                     Telephone	 +49	61	74	33	30      mail@portraitwerkstatt.de
Limburger	Str.	3                   Fax	       +49	61	74	29	84	14
61462	Königstein                   Mobile	    +49	172	6	99	84	11




 Halls 11.0, 11.1, Portalhaus


Holger Peters Fotografie           Telephone	 +49	69	59	44	85      look@holgerpeters.de
Im	Trutz	Frankfurt	36              Fax	       +49	69	59	44	85
60322	Frankfurt                    Mobile	    +49	171	740	69	37




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Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage	1
60327	Frankfurt	am	Main	
Tel.	+49	69	75	75	-	0
Fax	 +49	69	75	75	-	64	33
www.messefrankfurt.com

				
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