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					Technical Information - Traffic Guide - Service Partners
Last updated: August 2012




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Content

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          ■    Schedule                                          3
          ■    Frequently Asked Questions                        5
          ■    Construction Heights of the Exhibition Halls      9
          ■	   Technical Guidelines                             11
          ■    Technical Data of the Exhibition Halls           51
          ■    Traffic Guide                                    64
          ■    Service Partners (Who‘s Who)                     70
               Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)                          71
               Hall Managers                                    84
               Electricians                                     87
               Rigging partners                                 92
               Plumbers                                         93
               Photo services                                   94




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Schedule
Stand set-up




                General set-up, free of charge

Day             Sunday                     Monday                      Tuesday

Date            03.02.2013                 04.02.2013                  05.02.2013
                8 am - 10 pm               8 am - 10 pm                7 am - 9 am

Time



Halls/levels

11.0




*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.


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Schedule
Event days and stand dismantling




                                Event opening hours                                          Dismantling

Day                             Tuesday                        Wednesday                     Wednesday                        Thursday

Date                            05.02.2013                     06.02.2013                    06.02.2013                       07.02.2013
                                Exhibitors                     Exhibitors                    7.30 pm - midn.                  00.00 midn. - 08.00 pm
                                7 am - 8 pm                    8.30 am- 7.30 pm

                                Congress participants          Congress participants
Time                            9.30 am - 7.30 pm              9.30 am- 7.30 pm

                                Visitors                       Visitors
                                11 am - 7.30 pm                11 am - 7.30 pm


Halls/levels

11.0




*4     Dismantling inside the stands only, due to carpet removal in the aisles and delivery of empties by Logistic Service.
*5     Vehicle access for dismantling starting at 8.00 p.m.


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Frequently Asked Questions / Construction heights
of the exhibition halls
Last updated: August 2012




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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                technics@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 Suspensions team 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.     suspensions@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 Electricity team 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     electricity@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             Easyorder to request this service.    water@messefrankfurt.com
sketch whether your stand has a         Should you have any questions,        compressedair@messefrankfurt.
water or compressed air supply.         please contact the Water team at      com.
Please use our online shop              +49 69 75 75-66 78,



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.




Organisation


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




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Frequently Asked Questions

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

What kind of carpet is laid in the hall aisles?
For the duration of the event colou-
red carpeting will be laid in all ais-
les.


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 64 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; by agreement
   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                                by agreement
   4.1                                             4.00 m                                4.00 m
   4.2                                             4.00 m                                4.00 m
   5.0                                             4.00 m                                6.00 m
   northern bordering area                         4.00 m                                4.00 m
   Hall pillars                                    4.00 m                                by agreement
   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                                by agreement
   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 2012
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


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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                                by agreement
   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; by agreement
   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
   10.4                                   3.50 m                                3.50 m
   niches south                           3.00 m                                3.00 m
   11.0                                   3.50 m min., 4.00 m max.              3.50 m min., 8.00 m max.
   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 2012
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


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Technical Guidelines
Last updated: 1 January 2013




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Technical Guidelines

 Contents


                                          Page                                               Page                                           Page

1.       Preliminary remarks                   13   4.4.2   Stand ceilings                       28   5.6.3    Pressure vessels                  40
1.1      House Rules                           14   4.4.3   Glass and acrylic glass              29   5.6.4    Exhaust gases and vapours         41
1.2      Opening hours                         15   4.4.4   “Trapped rooms” / occupied rooms     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    Opening hours during trade                 4.5.1   Exits, escape routes                 29            gases, liquefied gases and
         fairs/exhibitions                     15   4.5.2   Doors                                30            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                         31   5.7.2    Combustible liquids               42
      safety equipment                  16          4.7.1   Stand appearance                     31   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                         42
      areas, fire hydrants              16                  and equipment of buildings           31   5.9      Movie and TV screenings, slide
2.2.2 Emergency exits, emergency                    4.7.5   Exhibition hall floors               31            shows and other presentations,
      escape hatches,                               4.7.6   Suspension points/electric chain                   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                 32   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                     43
                                                    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 and harmonics       44
         outdoor exhibition areas            19             superstructures, safety clearances        5.12     Cranes, forklifts, and empty
3.1      Hall data                           19             and the heights of stand interiors   34            packings                          45
3.1.1    General lighting, types of electrical      4.9.3   Live loads/design loads              35   5.13     Musical reproduction              45
         supplies, supply voltages           19     4.9.4   Escape routes / stairways            35   5.14     Beverage dispensing systems       45
3.1.2    Compressed air, electrical and             4.9.5   Building materials                   35   5.15     Food inspections                  46
         water supplies                      19     4.9.6   Top floors                           36
3.1.3    Communications facilities           19                                                       6.       Environmental protection          47
3.1.4    Sprinkler systems                   19     5.      Operational safety, technical             6.1      Waste                             47
3.1.5    Heating, ventilation and                           safety provisions, technical              6.1.1    Waste disposal                    47
         air-conditioning                    19             regulations and utilities            37   6.1.2    Hazardous waste                   47
3.1.6    Outages                             19     5.1     General regulations                  37   6.1.3    Waste brought onto the
3.1.7    Stand air-conditioning              19     5.1.1   Damage                               37            exhibition grounds                48
3.2      Outdoor exhibition areas            20     5.2     Employment of tools and other             6.2      Water, waste water, soil
3.3      Designation of clear gate heights 20               equipment                            37            protection                        48
                                                    5.3     Electrical installations             37   6.2.1    Oil/grease traps                  48
4.       Stand construction regulations        21   5.3.1   Electrical outlets                   37   6.2.2    Stand cleaning/cleaning agents    48
4.1      Stand safety                          21   5.3.2   Electrical installations on stands   37   6.3      Environmental pollution           48
4.2      Stand construction permits            21   5.3.3   Installation and operating                6.3.1    Packaging materials               48
4.2.1    Inspection and approval of                         regulations                          37   6.3.2    Kitchen waste                     48
         structures requiring construction          5.3.4   Safety precautions                   38   6.3.3    Manufacturing wastes              48
         permits                               21   5.3.5   Emergency lighting                   38   6.3.4    Stand components                  48
4.2.2    Vehicles and containers               22   5.4     Water and drain installations        38
4.2.3    Alterations to stand structures not        5.5     Compressed air/gas installation      39   7.       General information               49
         in compliance with regulations        22   5.5.1   Compressed air installations         39   7.1      Waste disposal                    49
4.2.4.   Limits of liability                   22   5.5.2   Gas installations                    39   7.2      Parking permits                   49
4.3      Construction heights                  22   5.6     Machinery, pressure vessels,              7.3      Limitation of liability           50
4.4      Fire protection and safety                         exhaust systems                      39
         regulations                           22   5.6.1   Noise generated by machinery         39
4.4.1    Fire protection 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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Technical Guidelines

 1.1 House Rules


The following rules and regulations         tain requirements.                    9. During fairs and exhibitions,
apply to all people entering the         5. Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH                exhibitors 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         6. Outside the exhibition stands, it         be produced on demand. If
affected by these regulations.              is prohibited to advertise in any         third parties are found without
1. The 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.           10. Neither are visitors allowed to
    company. Access is only possi-       7. Third parties are prohibited from          remove exhibits from the
    ble at the times laid down.             carrying out any commercial                grounds before the event is
2. The German road-traffic regula-          activities at the Fair and Exhibi-         over.
    tions (Strassenverkehrsordnung          tion Centre except those on be-       11. All equipment suitable for
    – StVO) apply throughout the            half of Messe Frankfurt Venue             making 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           operated 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
3. Messe 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         8. In 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
4. Messe 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-        12. During 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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Technical Guidelines

 1.1 House Rules


   grounds operated by Messe              cessible to the general public.         company reserves the right to
   Frankfurt Venue GmbH. This re-     13. Recourse 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              decisions concerning these
   Frankfurt Venue GmbH and               regulations is not possible under    Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH
   those parts of the grounds ac-         German law. Moreover, the            16 September 2011




 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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Technical Guidelines

 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                   2.2.2 Emergency exits,                  otherwise be rendered unrecognis-
manoeuvring areas, fire hydrants        emergency escape hatches,               able.
The necessary fire-department entry     exhibition hall aisles                  Aisles and walkways in exhibition
routes and manoeuvring areas des-       Escape routes shall be kept clear at    halls shall not be constricted by
ignated by “no-parking” signs           all times. Doorways along escape        objects deposited therein or ex-
must be kept clear at all times.        routes must be able to be opened        tending into them.
Vehicles or objects parked/deposited    easily over their full width from in-   Bear in mind that these aisles
in rescue routes or on safety areas     side, but may not block the hall        represent escape routes in the
shall be removed at their owners’       aisles when open.                       event of an emergency!
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expense and risk.                       Doors on emergency exits, emer-         Materials required for constructing     NE
Fire hydrants in the exhibition halls   gency escape hatches and their          stands or exhibits delivered for im-
and on outdoor exhibition areas         identifying signs or markings shall     mediate installation at the stand
shall not be obstructed or rendered     not be obstructed, obscured, have       area may be deposited during the
unrecognisable or inaccessible.         anything built over them, be blocked,   set-up and dismantling phases for
                                        have anything hung on them, or          a short period of time in the hall




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aisle as long as the required aisle      posit items. Regardless of the          clear. Hall aisles may not be used
widths are maintained for safety         width of the hall aisle and the         for assembly or to set up machines
reasons and logistical concerns are      items deposited there, it is manda-     (e.g. woodworking equipment,
sufficiently taken into considera-       tory to maintain an unblocked pas-      workbenches).
tion.                                    sageway of no less than 1.2 m in        The trade fair organisers may re-
This will be considered to be ful-       width. Areas in front of emergency      quest the immediate clearing of
filled if a strip of no more than 0.9    exits and areas where hall aisles in-   the hall aisle for logistical reasons.
m in width between the stand bor-        tersect are the exception; their en-    Any expenses incurred will be
der and the hall aisle is used to de-    tire width must always be kept          billed to those who caused them.




 2.3. Safety equipment


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




 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

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Messe Frankfurt and Messe Frank-         jects brought or delivered by exhib-    set-up and dismantling periods.
furt’s external service partners         itors and third parties acting under    Valuable and easily moveable ob-
monitor the exhibition halls and         Messe Frankfurt’s instructions.         jects should always be locked
outside areas during the set-up                                                  away at night.
and dismantling phases, as well as       Exhibitors are expressly informed
while events are underway. How-          that exhibited materials and other      Security for the stand and the ob-
ever, Messe Frankfurt accepts no         objects brought by the exhibitors       jects brought by the exhibitor must
responsibility for property and ob-      are subject to greater risk during      be arranged by the exhibitor where




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necessary.                               charged. Exhibitors have no legal        which they have a guarding order,       NE
                                         rights to demand issuance of such        and shall enter and leave stands by
As a general rule, stand guards          permits.                                 the shortest route passing by the
may only be posted between 6:00                                                   hall inspector’s office. In the event
p.m. and 8:00 a.m. by Messe              Exhibitors’ own stand security staff     that they fail to observe these reg-
Frankfurt or its contractual service     who are present in exhibition halls      ulations, Messe Frankfurt shall as-
partner(s). Exhibitors may order         prior to, during and after events        sume that the presence of that per-
stand guards no later than six           shall also observe the following         son on the stand or in the
weeks before the start of the event      regulations: Guards shall sign in at     exhibition hall is unauthorised and
with the corresponding order form        the hall inspector’s office prior to     reserves the right to institute spe-
(please refer to the service folder or   going on duty. Their presence on         cial measures, to expel that person
go to easyorder online). Ordering        site shall be confirmed by entering      from the exhibition grounds, and/
stand guards involves submitting a       their name, the name of the exhibi-      or to file other claims or claim
fully completed, preprinted order        tor, the stand number, the number        damages. Bringing guard dogs
form for the event involved. Oral or     of their personal identification card    onto the exhibition grounds re-
telephone orders for stand guard-        or passport number, and the date         quires a permit issued by Messe
ing must be confirmed in writing         and time of their arrival on a list      Frankfurt that may be revoked by
by applicants. All orders for stand      provided for that purpose and            same at any time. Dogs shall be
guarding must be signed by appli-        maintained by the hall inspector’s       kept on a leash at all times. Weap-
cants. Messe Frankfurt service per-      office. Upon concluding their peri-      ons may not be brought onto the
sonnel is not authorised to assume       od of duty, and before leaving the       exhibition grounds, even for guard-
responsibility for monitoring for        exhibition hall, stand security staff    ing purposes.
third-party property. Exhibitors’        shall sign out at the hall inspector’s
own stand security staff who are to      office and note the termination of
remain on duty in exhibition halls       their period of duty on the afore-
between 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. require        mentioned list. Stand security staff
special permits for which a fee is       shall remain on that stand for




 2.6. Evacuation in an emergency


Messe Frankfurt may order to
evacuate a building and/or rooms
inside for safety reasons.




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 3.1 Hall data

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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Outdoor exhibition areas are paved      ted at the onset of darkness during
with asphalt or stones. The grounds     event opening hours. Necessary
have general road and walkway           utilities connections are spaced at
lighting systems that will be activa-   irregular intervals.




 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
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Exhibition stands – including fur-      decorative elements) which might           must be provided by request of
nishings, exhibits and advertising      tip over must be designed to with-         the trade fair organisers.
media – must be structurally stable     stand the following equivalent dis-        Deviations are possible in sub-
to ensure that there is no threat to    tributed lateral loads qh:                 stantiated individual cases as long
public safety and order, and in         qh1 = 0.125 kN/m² up to 4 m in             as proper evidence is provided.
particular that there is no danger      height measured from the top of            Bracing stands against neighbour-
to life or health. The exhibitor is     the floor                                  ing stands or existing building
responsible for the structural safety   qh2 = 0.063 kN/m² for all areas            structures is prohibited.
of their stands, and may be re-         more than 4 m high measured                In justified cases, Messe Frankfurt
quired to submit proof of same.         from the top of the floor                  reserves the right to engage a
Standing constructional elements        The reference area is the respec-          structural engineer to conduct a
or special constructions (e.g. free-    tive surface area.                         chargeable verification of stand
standing walls, high exhibits, high     Verifiable proof of compliance             stability on site.



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



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


 4.3 Construction heights

The maximum heights for stands,          be positioned at least 1 metre from       for figures being correct. The clear
rigging and advertising are given in     the border with the neighbouring          height of inside areas must be at
the addendum (www.messefrank-            stand. There may be special restric-      least 2.30 m. The rear sides of stands
furt.com/frankfurt/en/veranstalter/      tions in particular halls. All measure-   adjacent to neighbouring stands
service/technische_services.html).       ments must be checked on site and         must be kept smooth and be white
Advertising media, logos, etc., must     Messe Frankfurt assumes no liability      in colour from a height of 2.50 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 one an-       GF: Two, opposite one an-       GF: Two, opposite one an-
stands or from rooms       TF: one flight of     TF: one flight of      other,                          other,                          other,
located on stands          stairs; 0.9 m         stairs; 0.9 m          < 200 m2: 0.9 m                 < 200 m2: 0.9 m                 < 200 m2: 0.9 m
(minimum width)                                                         > 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.
                                                                        TF: Two flights of stairs oppo- TF: Two flights of stairs oppo- TF: Two flights of stairs oppo-
                                                                        site one another, each < 200    site one another, each < 200    site one another, each < 200
                                                                        m2: 0.9 m                       m2: 0.9 m                       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 one an-       GF: Two, opposite one an-       GF: Two, opposite one an-
stands or from rooms       TF: one flight of     TF: one flight of     other,                          other,                          other,
located on stands          stairs; 0.9 m         stairs; 0.9 m         < 200 m2: 0.9 m                 < 200 m2: 0.9 m                 < 200 m2: 0.9 m
(minimum width)                                                        > 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.
                                                                       TF: Two flights of stairs oppo- TF: Two flights of stairs oppo- TF: Two flights of stairs oppo-
                                                                       site one another, each < 200    site one another, each < 200    site one another, each < 200
                                                                       m2: 0.9 m                       m2: 0.9 m                       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
                           TF: No                GF: No                GF: No                          GF: No                          GF: Yes
                                                 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          ments for areas in one-storey
                                            exhibition stand, as long as a       stands with closed ceilings shall
General remarks / Area data                 minimum distance of 3.00 m is        apply. Please also see Item 4.4.2
Two-storey construction and the             maintained between each ceil-
construction of closed ceilings are         ing area. In order to ensure that    Stand construction materials,
only permitted subject to the               multiple ceiling areas taken to-     stairs
consent of Messe Frankfurt Venue            gether do not exceed the maxi-       All stand construction and decora-
GmbH, Technical Event Manage-               mum size of 30 m², a distance        tive materials must comply at least
ment. Area data in m² refers in             of at least 1.50 m from the edge     with building materials class B1 of
each case to the closed ceiling             of the stand is to be maintained     DIN 4102 and/or class B/C s1 d0 of
area per storey; a rating in sections       at all times.                        EN 13501-1, i.e. must be flame re-
may be necessary. For exhibition        - Closed ceiling areas up to 100 m²      tardant and neither form toxic gas-
stands with closed ceilings with an         in size require an automatic fire    es nor drip while burning. In partic-
area of 1000 m² or more, an indi-           alarm system.                        ular cases, special requirements
vidual fire protection concept          - Closed ceiling areas that are          can be prescribed for load-bearing
based on the Messe Frankfurt                larger than 100 m² in size also      structural parts on safety grounds.
Technical Guidelines must always            require the installation of wall     All stairways shall comply with DIN
be prepared and submitted to                hydrants for immediate fire-         18065.
Messe Frankfurt for approval .              fighting measures
                                        - Closed ceiling areas that are          Emergency escape routes
Closed ceilings                             larger than 400 m² require a         The routing and dimensioning of
The effectiveness of the sprinkler          sprinkler system for the area        emergency escape routes are gov-
system (in the exhibition hall) must        beneath the closed ceiling. It is    erned by the requirements of the
not be reduced by covered or multi-         not permissible to place multiple    MVStättV (German regulations on
storey exhibition stands.                   ceiling areas of up to 400 m²        public meeting places). Distances
Ceilings are considered to be open:         next to one another without a        within exhibition stands shall be
- if no more than 50% per each              sprinkler system. A minimum          measured according to walking
    m² of the roofed area is covered        distance of 5 m (straight line)      distance.
- if sprinkler-compatible fabrics           must be maintained between
    with a minimum mesh width of            the ceiling areas.                   Emergency escape route signage
    2 mm x 4 mm or 3 mm x 3 mm          Should a larger ceiling area result      The signage of the emergency es-
    are used (no Smoke Out). Tar-       from not observing the minimum           cape routes is based on the
    paulins are to be hung horizon-     distance, including across multiple      Employers’ Liability Association
    tally and only in one layer.        stands, the expenses incurred for        regulations BGV A 8 “Safety and
Fire protection measures:               compensatory measures according          Health Protection Signage at the
- Up to 30 m² of ceiling area of        to Table 1 or 2 will be billed to        Place of Work” and BGR 216 “
    each stand may be covered           those who caused them, including         Regulations for Safety and Health
    without any additional meas-        expenses for the affected neigh-         Protection at Places of Work with
    ures being necessary, as long       bouring stand.                           Artificial Lighting and for Safety
    as this does not exceed 50% of                                               Routing Systems”. If exhibition
    the stand area, as this does not    The top storey must always be left       stands are enclosed or if they are
    reduce the effectiveness of the     open to ensure that the effective-       darkened and the general emer-
    sprinkler system in the exhibi-     ness of sprinkler systems is not im-     gency lighting in the exhibition hall
    tion hall. It is also possible to   paired. If the ceilings of top storeys   is not adequate, emergency lighting
    have multiple ceiling areas of      are closed, the additional require-      must be provided for safety signage

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at exits and on emergency escape          ers must have an extinguishing ca-       signal system combined with an
routes (cf. Art. 15 of MVStättV). For     pacity of at least 27 A for fire clas-   alarm button or an emergency
exhibition stands with an enclosed        sification A or 144 B for fire           switch outside the booth.
area of 30- 100 m2, escape sign           classification B and should not
lights under BGR 216 are adequate.        weigh more than 12 kg. Suitable          Smoke removal
                                          fire extinguishers must be provided      Smoke removal from exhibition
Wall hydrants                             if stands have kitchens.                 stands is by natural means or
Additional wall hydrants at exhi-                                                  mechanically into the exhibition
bition stands are to be provided          Fire alarm system                        hall and from there by natural
primarily for self-help, but also         The automatic fire alarm systems         means or mechanically to the out-
for use by instructed persons.            on exhibition stands with closed         side. No smoke extraction system is
Wall hydrants for self-help com-          ceilings are designed to detect a        required for exhibition stands with a
ply with DIN 14461 Part 1 Type            fire at an early stage and to warn       ceiling area of less than 200 m2.
“S” and are to be marked with an          both stand visitors, especially          For stands with a ceiling area of up
“S” accordingly, in addition to           those on the top floor of a stand,       to 1,000 m2, smoke removal open-
safety marking. The capacity of           and the fire service. In this way, the   ings with clear opening space
the wall hydrants for self-help is        conditions for escape are signifi-       totalling 1 percent of the stand
24 l/min with simultaneous oper-          cantly improved and fire service         area, windows or doors with clear
ation of two wall hydrants with           intervention times minimised. As         opening space totalling 2 percent
non-distorting hoses of 19 mm in          well as warning facilities, systems      of the stand area or a mechanical
diameter and a jet pipe with              for smoke removal can be activated       smoke extraction system with an
mouthpiece of 4 mm in diameter.           by an automatic fire alarm system.       air volume flow rate of 36 m3/h per
Wall hydrants at exhibition stands                                                 square metre of stand area are
are to be installed in the direct         Acoustic/visual alarm                    considered adequate. No require-
vicinity of stand entrances or, re-       An acoustic/visual warning system        ments relating to maintenance of
spectively, at the top or bottom of       must be installed on the top floor       thermal and electrical functions
stairs. Wall hydrants are to be           of two-storey exhibition stands if       apply to systems for mechanical
located so that every part of an          there is no visual contact with the      smoke removal from exhibition
exhibition stand can be reached           exhibition hall. In this way, people     stands, since such smoke removal
with at least one hydrant. Stand          on the top storey can be warned at       is only relevant in the self-help
personnel will be instructed in           an early stage if there is a fire        phase and possibly for giving help
use of the wall hydrants by               alarm on the ground floor. The           to third parties and no requirements
Messe Frankfurt.                          warning system is activated/trig-        are prescribed for exhibition stand
                                          gered by the automatic fire alarm        elements either. A mechanical
Fire extinguishers                        system on the ground floor of a          smoke removal system is triggered/
Every level of an exhibition stand        two-storey stand. For exhibition         activated via the automatic fire
must be equipped with at least one        stands with closed ceilings larger       alarm system.
fire extinguisher appropriate to the      than 400 m2, a warning system of
existing fire risk. One additional fire   this type must be provided on the        Sprinkler systems
extinguisher must be provided for         ground floor too.                        Closed ceiling areas that are larger
each further 200 m². An additional        Soundproof booths must addition-         than 400 m² require a sprinkler sys-
fire extinguisher must be provided        ally – irrespective of their size –      tem for the area beneath the closed
at the top of each flight of stairs       either allow visual contact to the       ceiling.
within a stand. The fire extinguish-      outside or feature an acoustic/visual    It is not permissible to place multiple


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ceiling areas of up to 400 m² next to     bark mulch, peat or similar materials     4.4.1.5 Balloons and flying
one another without a sprinkler sys-      shall not be employed. Employment         objects
tem. A minimum distance of 5 m            of plastic cable ties for fastening       Employment of balloons or flying
(straight line) must be maintained        statically stressed parts is prohibit-    objects filled with a combustible
between the ceiling areas.                ed.                                       gas in the exhibition halls or on
Should a larger ceiling area result                                                 outdoor exhibition areas is prohib-
from not observing the minimum            4.4.1.2 Exhibiting motor vehicles         ited.
distance, including across multiple       Vehicles equipped with combustion         Messe Frankfurt’s Technical Event
stands, the expenses incurred for         engines may be exhibited in the ex-       Management shall be notified of
compensatory measures according           hibition halls only if their fuel tanks   the employment of balloons filled
to Table 1 or 2 will be billed to those   have been largely emptied. Their          with an inert gas in the exhibition
who caused them, including expens-        batteries shall be disconnected and       halls or on the outdoor exhibition
es for the affected neighbouring          their fuel tanks shall be locked.         areas.
stand.                                    Gas-driven motor vehicles may
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                                          only be exhibited in the exhibition       4.4.1.6 Fog machines, hazers           NE
4.4.1.1 Construction and                  halls if their gas tanks have been        and laser systems
decorative materials                      emptied and depressurised.                Messe Frankfurt’s Technical Event
All stand construction and decora-        Batteries must be removed from            Management must be notified if
tive materials must comply at least       electrically powered vehicles or re-      fog machines, hazers and laser sys-
with building materials class B1 of       placed by dummy units. If this is         tems are to be used. Laser equip-
DIN 4102 and/or class B/C s1 d0 of        not possible for technical reasons,       ment must comply with the re-
EN 13501-1, i.e. must be flame re-        the Technical Event Management            quirements of the German occu-
tardant and neither form toxic gases      of Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH             pational health and safety regula-
nor drip while burning.                   must be consulted with respect to         tions on artificial optical radiation
Special requirements may apply to         the course of action to be adopted.       (OStrV), 2006/25/EC, DIN EN
load-bearing structural elements in                                                 60825-1 and DIN EN 12254, and
the interest of safety. Materials         4.4.1.3 Explosive materials               show lasers must also meet the re-
such as rigid polystyrene foam,           Explosive materials are subject to        quirements of DIN 56912.
PVC or similar, as well as various        the German Explosives Act                 Any Class 3R, 3B or 4 devices/sys-
acrylic glass products, that are          (Sprengstoffgesetz), and may not          tems must be inspected by a public-
readily inflammable, drip while           be exhibited at trade fairs or exhibi-    ly appointed and sworn authority
burning, form toxic gases or pro-         tions. The same applies to ammuni-        and declared safe before being
duce excessive amounts of smoke           tion in the sense of the German           placed in operation.
shall not be employed. The materi-        Firearms Act (Waffengesetz).              There must be technical and/or
als employed shall not contribute                                                   organisational measures in place to
to evolution of large volumes of          4.4.1.4 Pyrotechnics                      ensure that no one is exposed to
smoke in the event of a fire. Test        Pyrotechnic shows require approval        laser radiation above the maximum
certificates for the classes of build-    and shall be coordinated with             permissible dose when adjusting
ing materials and the required ma-        Messe Frankfurt.                          or operating the laser system.
terial characteristics shall be sup-      Pyrotechnic articles lacking the          When laser systems of classes
plied upon request. Deciduous and         necessary approval and pyrotechnic        Class 3R, 3B or 4 are demonstrated
coniferous trees may be used only         articles of Classes II, III or IV are     at exhibitions or trade fairs, it must
if their roots are kept moist at all      not approved for display or use.          be ensured that no uncontrolled re-
times. Bamboo, reed, hay, straw,                                                    flected radiation can occur, and


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that the laser area around the laser      4.4.1.10 Work involving use of         at least one fire extinguisher. See
facilities is restricted using barriers   cutting wheels and all work in-        also Section 4.4.1.
or covers bearing the laser warning       volving open flames
symbol so that it is not accessible       Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH, Tech-      4.4.1.13 Cleaning agents, solvents
to people (OStrV, Section 7).             nical Event Management, shall be       Employment of combustible liquids
                                          notified regarding any work involv-    for cleaning purposes in exhibition
4.4.1.7 Ash containers, ashtrays          ing welding, cutting, soldering,       halls is prohibited. Cleaning agents
If smoking has not been expressly         thawing or grinding in advance of      that contain constituents that are
prohibited on stands or parts of          its commencement. Said work            hazardous to health shall be em-
stands, exhibitors must ensure that       shall not commence before it has       ployed in accordance with applica-
an adequate number of ash con-            been approved and a permit has         ble regulations.
tainers or ashtrays made from non-        been received.
combustible material are provided         The surrounding area shall be ade-     4.4.2 Stand ceilings
and that they are emptied regularly.      quately shielded during said work.     In order to ensure that sprinkler
                                                                                 protection is not impaired, stands
4.4.1.8 Containers for trash, re-         4.4.1.11 Empty packagings              in halls with sprinklers must always
cyclable materials and residual           The storage of empty packaging/        be open at the top. Ceilings are to
waste                                     flammable materials of any type        be considered open when no more
No containers for trash, recyclable       (e.g. packaging and packaging          than 50% per each m² of the roofed
materials or residual waste that          materials) either inside or outside    area is covered.
have been fabricated from com-            the stand in the exhibition hall is    Sprinkler-compatible ceilings with
bustible materials shall be set up        prohibited. All empty packaging is     a mesh size of at least 2 x 4 mm or
on stands. All containers on stands       to be removed without delay. It can    3 x 3 mm are permissible (no smoke
shall be regularly emptied, no later      be placed into storage by Messe        out). Tarpaulins are to be hung hori-
than every evening following the          Frankfurt’s Logistics Services de-     zontally and only in one layer. Tar-
close of the event, and their con-        partment:                              paulins should not be allowed to
tents deposited in the containers         Logistics Services                     sag. With two-storey construc-
for recyclable materials or residual      Cargo Center Messe Frankfurt           tions, ceilings used as exhibits and
waste at the stations at exhibition       Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1                 shades, closed ceilings can be per-
hall exits. In the event that large       60327 Frankfurt am Main                mitted with certain restrictions.
quantities of combustible waste           Germany                                (Please also see Items 4.4.1 and 4.9
are generated, same shall be safely       Phone +49 69 75 75-60 75               for two-storey constructions) Up to
disposed of several times a day.          Fax      +49 69 75 75-9 60 75          30 m² of contiguous ceiling space
Trash bags may be deposited in            logistics@messefrankfurt.com           may be covered for one stand
aisles daily for pick-up following the    In the event that the exhibitor does   without any additional measures
close of the event.                       not comply with a request to           being necessary, as long as this
                                          remove items that are improperly       does not exceed 50% of the stand
4.4.1.9 Spray guns, nitrocellu-           stored, Messe Frankfurt shall be       area. In order to ensure that multi-
lose lacquers, cleaning agents,           authorised to have the items           ple ceiling areas taken together do
solvents                                  removed at the expense and risk of     not exceed the maximum size of
Use of spray guns is prohibited in all    the exhibitor.                         30 m², a distance of at least 1.50 m
exhibition halls. There is also a ban                                            from the edge of the stand is to be
on any substances, paints, lacquers       4.4.1.12 Fire extinguishers            maintained at all times. Should a
or varnishes containing solvents.         Every stand shall be equipped with     larger ceiling area result from not


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observing the minimum distance          the start of stand set-up.                shall be ground or protected such
from stand edges, including across      The installation of corresponding         that personal injuries are preclud-
multiple stands, the expenses in-       compensatory facilities (wall hy-         ed.
curred for compensatory measures        drant, fire alarm system, visual/         Structural elements fabricated en-
according to Table 1 or 2 will be       acoustic alarm, automated smoke           tirely from glass shall be marked at
billed to those who caused them,        extraction system, sprinkler sys-         eye level.
including expenses for affected         tem) is to be performed by compa-
neighbouring stand(s).                  nies authorised by Messe Frankfurt        4.4.4 “Trapped rooms” /                   W
                                                                                                                         NE
 It is also possible to have multiple   and entails a fee. Soundproof             occupied rooms
ceiling areas of up to 30 m² within     booths that are 30 m² or larger           “Trapped rooms” (rooms which
a single exhibition stand, as long      must be equipped with a fire alarm        can only be exited via other occu-
as a minimum distance of 3.00 m         system. All soundproof booths –           pied rooms) are only permissible
is maintained between each ceiling      regardless of size – must have ei-        under the following conditions:
area.                                   ther a visual link with the outside       - In the rooms through which
If the contiguous placement of          or a visual signalling system com-          trapped rooms exit, there must be
multiple ceiling areas (including       bined with an alarm button or               a suitably wide escape route (di-
across multiple stands) results in a    emergency-off button outside the            mensions according to MVStättV
total area of greater than 30 m²,       booth.                                      (German regulations on public
suitable compensatory measures          All requirements relating to the in-        meeting places), but at least 90
are required (please see Item 4.4.1,    stallation of closed ceilings can be        cm) which at no point in time
Table 1 “Fire protection programme      found under Item 4.4.1, Tables 1 and 2.     may be blocked or otherwise
for one-storey exhibition stands                                                    made unusable.
with closed ground floor ceilings       4.4.3 Glass and acrylic glass             - If there is no direct line of sight to
and two-storey exhibition stands        Only glass suitable for the intended        the exhibition hall, it is required to
with open top floor ceilings”). A       use shall be employed. All glass            install an optical and acoustic
permit is required for closed ceil-     employed on glass structures shall          warning system to ensure that
ings larger than 30 m². Plans are to    be safety glass. Please request our         alarms can be triggered at any
be submitted to the Technical           instruction sheet entitled “Use of          time. This system will be installed
Event Management of Messe               glass and acrylic glass in stand            exclusively by companies under
Frankfurt Venue GmbH for approv-        construction and design inside fair         contract to Messe Frankfurt, at
al by no later than six weeks before    halls”. The edges of glass panes            the exhibitor’s expense.



 4.5 Exits, escape routes, doors
4.5.1 Exits, escape routes              Every stand with a floor area larger      –   fewer than 200 persons, at
The distance between any point on       than 100 m2 must have at least two            least 0.90 m;
an exhibition area and an exhibition    exits, as far apart as possible and       – more than 200 persons, at
hall aisle shall not exceed 20 m        at opposite ends of the stand. The            least 1.20 m.
walking distance.                       widths of said exits and escape           Larger exit widths shall be gradua-
Lounges, workrooms, and exhibiti-       routes shall depend upon the maxi-        ted in 0.60 m increments per 100
on areas having floor areas of 100 m2   mum number of persons and shall           persons only. Escape routes shall
or less shall have one exit having a    be as follows (see also Section           be marked in accordance with the
minimum width of 0.90 m.                4.4.1):                                   German accident prevention regu-



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lations (“Unfallverhütungsvorschrif-   that require entry of a code in or-    easy to open from inside to their
ten”) BGV A8.                          der to open them, sliding doors, or    complete width, but may not block
                                       other means for restricting access     the aisles when open.
4.5.2 Doors                            along escape routes is prohibited.
Employment of swinging doors,          Doors along escape routes must
curtains, revolving doors, doors       open in the direction of escape, be




 4.6 Platforms, ladders, stairs, landings


Publicly accessible areas that         horizontal live load (Cat. C) of            people: 2 flight of stairs, mini-
directly border on areas more than     qk = 1.0 kN/m at handrail height.           mum width 0.90 m each,
0.20 m below them shall be bor-        Accessible single-level platforms           arranged oppositely
dered by railings unless they are      cannot be more than 0.20 m above       – Top floor area between 100 m²
connected to the lower levels by       floor level. The substructure of the        and 200 m², more than 200
steps or ramps. The maximum            platform floor must comply at least         people: 2 flight of stairs, mini-
slope of ramps on rescue and es-       with building materials class B1 of         mum width 1.20 m each,
cape routes is 6%. The railing must    DIN 4102 and/or class B/C s1 d0 of          arranged oppositely
be at least 1.10 m high. In areas      EN 13501-1, i.e. must be flame re-     – Top floor area more than 200 m²:
where small children can be ex-        tardant and neither form toxic gas-         2 flight of stairs, minimum
pected, railings and banisters         es nor drip while burning. Ladders,         width 1.20 m each,
should be designed such that they      stairs, and landings must comply            arranged oppositely
are difficult to climb over. There     with current German accident pre-      – For each additional 100 people:
must not be more than 0.12 m           vention regulations.                        an additional 0.60 m is added
space between railing/banister         All stairways must comply with              to the clear width of each flight
components in any direction.           DIN 18065. The distance between             of stairs for each additional 100
Handrails shall be rigid, provide a    any point in the stand and an               people
secure grip and have no exposed        exhibition hall aisle shall not ex-    Spiral and circular staircases are
ends. A structural certification       ceed 20 m walking distance. The        approved for use as auxiliary stair-
must be submitted for the platform;    number and clear width of stairs       ways. Moving components, such
the inspection and approval of this    shall depend on the area of the top    as escalators or rotating stages
special construction entails costs     floor and the number of persons        (special constructions), require pri-
for which the exhibitor/stand con-     on the top floor (see also Section     or approval of Messe Frankfurt
structor will be billed.               4.4.1):                                Venue GmbH, Technical Event
The load-bearing capacity of floors    – Top floor area up to 100 m²,         Management. Stairways that are at
shall conform to DIN 1055-3, Table          fewer than 200 people: 1 flight   least 1.20 m wide must have hand-
1 (Cat. C1), and shall be at least          of stairs, minimum width 0.90 m   rails on both sides. Steps that are
3.0 kN/m². Railings and banisters      – Top floor area between 100 m²        wider than 2.40 m must have cen-
must be designed to withstand a             and 200 m², fewer than 200        tral handrails.




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4.7.1 Stand appearance                  themselves on site on the location        be provided.
Exhibitors are responsible for de-      and dimensioning of any structures
signing their stands, where typical     or other facilities on their stand, in    4.7.5 Exhibition hall floors
exhibition criteria applicable to the   particular columns, fire alarms, the      Carpets and other floor coverings
event in question shall apply.          routing of utility channels, ventila-     shall be laid such that accidents
Stand construction shall be such        tion systems, floor unevenness,           will be prevented, and shall not
that their edges bordering on           etc., once they have been assigned        extend beyond stand boundaries.
aisles shall be as transparent as       a stand, and, if necessary, instruct      Only PE/PP double-sided tape that
practicable. The target should be a     their stand builders accordingly.         may be removed without leaving
frontage that is 70% open.              Messe Frankfurt assumes no liability      any
Lengthy, enclosed stand struc-          for the accuracy of the dimensions        residues shall be employed for
tures bordering on aisles are not       given in hall and stand plans.            holding carpets and floor coverings
permitted and must be interrupted       Assigned stand areas shall be ob-         in place.
by display cases, niches, displays      served at all times. Even lighting        All materials employed shall be
or similar. The rear sides of stands    fixtures and signs should not be          completely removed by exhibitors
adjacent to neighbouring stands         allowed to protrude beyond the            without leaving any residues. Any
must be kept smooth and be              boundaries of stand areas.                substances such as oil, grease,
white in colour from a height of                                                  paint, and similar must be removed
2.50 m, or must be positioned at        4.7.4 Interventions in the                from the floor immediately.
least 1.00 m from the border of         structures and equipment of               Exhibition hall floors shall not be
the neighbouring stand, so as not       buildings                                 painted or have anything glued
to impair the design of the neigh-      Components of exhibition hall             onto them. Stand utilities, lines laid
bouring stand.                          structures and their technical facili-    out on stands, servicing access
Insofar as trade fair visitors are      ties shall not be damaged, dirtied        hatches etc., shall not be obstructed.
able to look down onto stand roof-      or otherwise altered by, e.g. drilling    Driving or setting anchorings or
ing, same shall be incorporated         into same or driving nails or screws      other mounting hardware into the
into stand designs (Forum 0, Hall       into same. Painting, wallpapering,        floors is prohibited.
3.0, Galleria 0, Hall 5.0 West and      or affixing posters or other items is     Carpets and other floor coverings
East, Hall 6.0 East).                   also prohibited.                          used on exhibition areas shall be at
                                        Components of exhibition halls and        least flame-retardant according to
4.7.2 Barrier-free construction         their technical facilities shall not be   DIN 4102 - B1 and/or EN 13501-1
Freedom from barriers should be         subjected to static loadings by           class C. Test certificates stating the
assured when designing the stand.       stand structures or exhibits.             classifications of the building
It should be possible for mobility-     The supporting columns of exhibi-         materials employed shall be kept
impaired persons to easily access       tion halls located within stands          available on stands at all times.
stands and use their facilities with-   may be enclosed up to the level of
out assistance.                         the maximum stand height allowed,         4.7.6 Suspension points/elec-
                                        provided that they shall not be           tric chain hoists/manual chain
4.7.3 Verification of rented            damaged thereby.                          hoists/fasteners
areas                                   Facilities on hall columns, walls         Elements may only be suspended
Rented areas shall be marked as         and technical installations must be       from the technical facilities provid-
such by Messe Frankfurt.                freely accessible. If necessary,          ed for this purpose.
Exhibitors shall be obliged to inform   appropriate servicing hatches must        The suspension of any elements is



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subject to approval and the neces-      chain hoists may not be used in         The weight of the manual chain
sary work must be carried out in        halls with 50 kg suspension points      hoists must be taken into consider-
accordance with the applicable          (Halfen cast-in channels). Use of       ation on the loading diagram to en-
BGV C1 regulation. This also ap-        such electric motors is subject to      sure that the load-bearing points
plies to the suspension of pre-riggs    the requirements for electric chain     are not overloaded.
and their own ground support sys-       hoists in the event technology in-      All manual chain hoists and polyes-
tems. Collapsible carabiners of any     dustry (Igvw SQ P2).                    ter round slings must always be
type are not permitted. The ropes       The weight of the electric chain        secured with an additional steel
or sling chains that are used must      hoists must be taken into consider-     cable or an approved chain (so-
also comply with the requirements       ation on the loading diagram to en-     called ‘safeties’).
of BGV C1 and must be appropri-         sure that the load-bearing points
ately dimensioned to carry the re-      are not overloaded.                     4.7.6.3 Fasteners
spective load.                          The contractor must ensure that         Plastic cable ties must not be used
Suspensions from the hall ceiling       the chain hoists are tested every       to secure components that are
may only be handled by Messe            year. The seal of approval must be      subjected to static loads. Only ap-
Frankfurt and companies working         attached to each motor in such a        proved fastening means (including
under contract to Messe Frankfurt.      way as to be easily visible. The test   high-strength shackles, screw-lock
Order forms must be accompanied         records must accompany the mo-          carabiners) may be used as fasten-
by a floor plan showing the sus-        tors at all times and must be kept      ers and safeties.
pended loads and requested sus-         ready for inspection at the operat-
pension point positions. A loading      ing location. These tests do not re-    4.7.7 Stand bounding walls
diagram must be submitted for           place the mandatory inspection by       Messe Frankfurt shall erect, in
complex systems, which shows all        an official expert every 4 years.       general, standard partition walls
of the individual loads and line                                                having a height of 2.50 m and
loads, as well as the overall load. A   4.7.6.2 Manual chain hoists             supporting feet up to 0.12 m in
separate structural calculation may     Manual chain hoists may only be         length.
be needed under certain circum-         used for “single line” constructions    Stands open on one side shall be
stances and may be requested by         and must not be used for complex        provided with one rear wall and
Messe Frankfurt. Furthermore,           systems.                                two side walls. Stands open on
Messe Frankfurt reserves the right      The load-carrying hook of the lift-     two sides shall be provided with
to engage a structural engineer to      ing gear must be suspended per-         either one rear wall and one right
verify the applied loads and the        pendicular over the load’s centre of    or left side wall, or two side walls
structures used. This verification      gravity. The number of people lift-     only. Stands open on three sides
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.
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


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clearances between the inner sur-       systems is prohibited. Affixing any      shall not exceed 70 dB(A). In the
faces of their partition walls.         self-adhesive tapes, foils, or similar   event of violations of that regulation,
Under no circumstances shall par-       to stand wall systems is also pro-       Messe Frankfurt shall be entitled to
tition walls be damaged. Messe          hibited. Additional partitioning         take action against offenders and,
Frankfurt reserves the right to         walls for conference cabins on           if necessary, demand that the
invoice exhibitors for any repairs      stands or for other subdivisions of      offending equipment be shut
that may be required.                   stands shall be set up at exhibitors’    down. In the event that any shows
In the event that exhibitors or their   expense upon request. MFS shall          are to be put on, the regulations of
stand builders shall notice any         have the work required performed         the professional and industrial so-
damage to these plastic-coated          by a specialist company.                 cieties entitled “Show and Produc-
walls at the commencement of            MFS also offers exhibitors complete      tion Facilities for Scenic Presenta-
stand construction, the service         stands in standard sizes ranging         tions” (BGV C1) shall be observed
office responsible for the hall shall   from 15 m2 to 49 m2 equipped with        at all times.
be informed immediately.                standard furnishings, as well as         Messe Frankfurt shall be notified if
Light objects may be attached to        rentals of custom furnishings for        any shows or product presentations
stand walls using decoration            stands having larger floor areas.        involving shows are to be put on.
hooks, which are available from         They can be ordered through the          Distribution of printed matter and
hall service offices. These hooks       Messe Frankfurt online order shop.       employment of advertising media
are to be hung on the top edges of                                               by exhibitors is allowed on their
stand wall systems and are capable      4.7.8 Advertising media/                 own stands only.
of supporting loads of 4 kg or less.    presentations
No more than two such hooks             Stand and exhibit lettering and          4.7.9 Foundations, pits
shall be hung on any wall element.      company and brand logos shall not        In the event that exhibitors plan to
The stand wall system employed          exceed the maximum construction          have any foundations built, pits
has plastic-coated surfaces, into       height (cf. the addendum hereto).        dug or any other alterations made
which no nails or screws shall be       Advertising materials, logos etc.        to buildings, scale drawings listing
driven, which shall not be painted,     are to be kept at least 1.00 m from      the weights and dimensions of
and onto which nothing shall be         the border of the neighbouring           exhibits and storage areas shall be
glued. In exceptional cases, Messe      stand. Same should have an attrac-       submitted to Messe Frankfurt
Frankfurt Medien und Service            tive appearance.                         Venue GmbH, Technical Event
GmbH (MFS) shall allow walls to         Presentations, visual advertising        Management, for approval no later
be wallpapered using suitable           media, slow-moving and acoustic          than six (6) weeks prior to the
materials, provided that it shall be    advertising media, and playback of       opening of the event involved.
reimbursed for the costs of restoring   recorded music shall be allowed,         Exhibitors shall be responsible for
them to their original conditions by    provided that neighbours shall not       all associated costs as well as ex-
exhibitors prior to the commence-       be disturbed thereby, no traffic         penses to restore any items altered
ment of the wallpapering work           jams shall occur in aisles, and          to their original conditions immedi-
involved. Affixing lacquered wall-      Messe Frankfurt’s own public ad-         ately following conclusion of the
paper, washable wallpaper or any        dress system shall not be drowned        event. Orders are to be directed
other wallpaper having a barrier        out. Sound pressure levels at the        exclusively to Messe Frankfurt.
coating of any kind to stand wall       boundaries of the stands involved




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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         is to order any necessary compen-
Two-storey structures require the       stand superstructures, safety          satory measures from Messe
approval of Messe Frankfurt’s           clearances and the heights of          Frankfurt Venue GmbH, Technical
Technical Event Management.             stand interiors                        Event Management. Messe Frank-
Inquiries should be submitted no        In the interest of the overall char-   furt will arrange for the necessary
later than six (6) weeks prior to the   acter of the exhibition hall and for   installations and invoice the exhib-
start of set-up work to the follow-     safety reasons, Messe Frankfurt        itor for the costs entailed.
ing address:                            reserves the right to withhold         Structural calculations submitted
Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH              approval of two-storey structures      to Messe Frankfurt for inspection
Technical Event Management              at its own discretion.                 or which have already been in-
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1                  The clear height of interiors in       spected will be given to a firm of
D-60327 Frankfurt am Main               multi-storey structures must be at     engineering consultants commis-
technics@messefrankfurt.com             least 2.30 m. If 30 m² or more of      sioned by Messe Frankfurt to de-
Exhibitors shall be charged for         the stand area is covered by the       termine if they are in compliance
checking of plans for two-storey        upper storey, this area must be        with the construction plans sub-
structures. Said charges are exclu-     equipped with an automatic fire        mitted. In the event that structural
sive of charges for a required fire     alarm system. Other measures           calculations examined by a sec-
alarm system or other fire protec-      may also be necessary – please         ond, independent structural engi-
tion measures that may become           see Item 4.4.1, Tables 1 and 2, for    neer are not submitted, the engi-
necessary.                              detailed information. The exhibitor    neering consultants will inspect the



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plans themselves and separately         Railings and banisters must be de-            2 stairs, minimum width 0.90 m
invoice the exhibitor for their         signed to withstand a horizontal              each, arranged oppositely
services. The structural engineer       live load in accordance with DIN        – Top floor areas from 100-200 m2
will contact the stand construction     1055-3, Table 7 (Cat. C) of                   and maximum occupancies of
manager at a specified time/after       qk = 1.0 kN/m² at handrail height.            more than 200 persons:
consultation in order to inspect the                                                  2 stairs, minimum width 1.20 m
structural characteristics of the       Evidence showing that the permit-             each, arranged oppositely
stand.                                  ted loads on the hall floor have not    – Top floor areas exceeding
                                        been exceeded, e.g. by individual             200 m2:
4.9.3 Live loads/design loads           supports (also refer to “Technical            2 stairs, minimum width 1.20 m
The following working load re-          Data on the Exhibition Halls of               each, arranged oppositely
quirements apply to the upper floor     Messe Frankfurt”) must be provid-       – For each additional 100 persons:
of a two-storey stand in an exhibi-     ed.                                           + 0.60 m inner stair width
tion hall, as perpendicular live        Load-distributing baseplates meas-      Spiral staircases or stairways with
loads in accordance with DIN            uring at least 0.20 m x 0.20 m shall    rungs are approved for use as aux-
1055-3, Table 1 [Cat. C]:               be provided beneath supports for        iliary stairways. Moving compo-
- The following live load [Cat. C1]     multi-storey structures and special     nents, such as escalators or rotating
    is required for limited use by      constructions and these must com-       stages (special structures), require
    trade visitors or by stand per-     ply with the structural engineering     prior approval from Messe Frank-
    sonnel engaged in discussions       requirements for high loads.            furt Venue GmbH, Technical Event
    or assisting customers, i.e. fur-   Stairs and landings must always be      Management. Stairways that are
    nished with tables and chairs       designed for a live load [Cat. T2] of   wider than 2.40 m shall have cen-
    arranged freely or in separate      qk = 5.0 kN/m2.                         tral handrails.
    meeting rooms: qk = 3.0 kN/                                                 Handrails shall be rigid, provide a
    m2.                                 4.9.4 Escape routes / stairways         secure grip and have no exposed
- The following live load [Cat. C3      On the top floors of two-storey         ends.
    or higher] is required for unre-    exhibition stands, the walking dis-
    stricted use as a freely accessi-   tance from any accessible location      4.9.5 Building materials
    ble area for exhibitions and as-    to the nearest exhibition hall aisle    All stand construction and decora-
    semblies, either with or            via the stairway shall not exceed       tive materials must comply at least
    without densely arranged seat-      20.00 m.                                with building materials class B1 of
    ing: qk = 5.0 kN/m2.                All stairway structures shall comply    DIN 4102 and/or class B/C s1 d0 of
The type of use must be clearly evi-    with DIN 18065. The number and          EN 13501-1, i.e. must be flame re-
dent in the plans submitted for ap-     inner width of stairs shall depend      tardant and neither form toxic gas-
proval. The evidence of stand safe-     on the area of the top floor and the    es nor drip while burning.
ty must allow for the fact that         number of persons on the top floor      Special requirements may apply to
anchorings are not permitted.           (cf. Section 4.4.1):                    load-bearing structural elements in
A horizontal load amounting to          – Top floor areas up to 100 m2 and      the interest of safety. Materials
H = qk/20 (qk = perpendicular live           maximum occupancies of less        such as rigid polystyrene foam,
load) at upper floor level must be           than 200 persons:                  PVC, or similar, as well as various
assumed for a two-storey exhibi-             1 stair, minimum width 0.90 m.     acrylic glass products, that are
tion stand or grandstand in order       – Top floor areas from 100-200 m²       readily flammable, drip while
to achieve adequate longitudinal             and maximum occupancies of         burning or form toxic gases shall
and transverse stability.                    less than 200 persons:             not be em-ployed. The materials


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employed shall not contribute to          The second floor must be at least       of 4.4 Fire protection and safety
                                                                                                                           NE
evolution of large volumes of             2.5 m away from neighbouring            regulations shall apply. All of the
smoke in the event of a fire.             stands, or the side of the top floor    necessary fire protection measures
                                          adjacent to the neighbouring stand      can be found under Item 4.4.1. In
4.9.6 Top floors                          must be closed with a wall at least     addition to the fire extinguishers al-
Guards at least 0.05 m high that          2 m high.                               ready present on the ground floor,
will prevent objects from rolling off     The top storey should always be         at least one approved and suitable
top floors shall be installed on the      left open to ensure that the effec-     fire extinguisher per stairway (in
flooring of top floors, in the vicinity   tiveness of the fire extinguishing      compliance with EN3) is to be lo-
of railings, if required.                 systems is not impaired. If the ceil-   cated in a clearly visible and easily
Railings shall comply with Sections       ings of top storeys are closed, the     accessible place.
4.6 and 4.9.3 above.                      requirements as shown in table 2




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 5.    Operational safety, technical safety provisions, technical regulations and utilities



 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

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                                                                                                                          NE
The use of stud guns may be ap-         Logistics Service. The employment         for transporting goods at ground
proved on a case-by-case basis.         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




 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.                                     Exhibitors shall be fully liable for
                                                                                  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.
Electrically conductive components       Secondary lines shall be protected         5.3.5 Emergency lighting
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.
Water and drain lines shall be routed    on stands shall also be installed          All installations within the stand
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 Compressed air/gas installations


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




 5.6 Machinery, pressure vessels, exhaust systems

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5.6.1    Noise generated by               out the associated safety equip-         even if the equipment involved shall    NE
machinery                                 ment. In the event that items of         have already been set up for exhibi-
Operation of noisy machinery and          equipment are to be displayed in         tion. CE symbols are to be affixed
other equipment should be restricted      operation, components thereof or         to certain types of machinery and
in the best interests of all exhibitors   items of safety equipment may be         other equipment as visible evidence
and visitors. Noise levels at the         fabricated from transparent materi-      of compliance with the aforemen-
boundaries of stands shall not            als, provided that the same degree       tioned regulations. In order that it
exceed 70 dB(A).                          of safety shall be guaranteed.           may be determined whether appli-
                                          Exhibited equipment may be sub-          cable regulations have been ob-
5.6.2 Product safety                      jected to visual inspection(s) by a      served in conjunction with their CE
Exhibitors of technical equipment         commission during the event in-          certification, exhibitors shall keep
have to comply with the provisions        volved. In the event that said           both the associated Germanlan-
of the German Product Safety Act          inspection(s) shall show that the        guage EU certificates of compliance
(ProdSG) and the respective appli-        equipment involved fails to comply       or manufacturers’ certificates of
cable harmonised EU regulations.          with the provisions of the Product       compliance and German-language
Equipment shall be properly operat-       Safety Act, the Darmstadt Regional       operating manuals available on their
ed for its intended purposes only         Administrative Council (Regierung-       stands at all times.
such that users or third parties shall    spräsidium) (Department of Occu-         According to Section 3 [5] of the
be protected against hazards to life      pational Health and Safety and           ProdSG, equipment that fails to
and limb. Under no circumstances          Technical Safety) may, among other       comply with applicable EU regula-
shall machinery or other items of         measures, assess a fine or prohibit      tions may be exhibited at trade
equipment be demonstrated with-           its exhibition, effective immediately,   fairs, exhibitions, demonstrations or



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similar events, provided that the ex-     5.6.2.2. Inspection procedures          Industrial Safety and Health
hibitor clearly points out that the re-   Exhibited items of equipment shall      (BetrSichV) has been carried out.
spective equipment fails to comply        be inspected by the responsible         The test certificates issued based
with the provisions of said regula-       regulatory agency, i.e. the Frank-      on said testing shall be kept on
tions and may not be purchased un-        furt-based Department of Occupa-        hand at the exhibition site and
til such time as its manufacturer, or     tional Health and Safety and Envi-      presented to the responsible regu-
its agent domiciled within the EU,        ronment of the Darmstadt                latory agencies for inspection
shall provide that it complies there-     Regional Administrative Council         upon request.
with.                                     (Regierungspräsidium), jointly          Information regarding the applica-
Appropriate safety precautions            with the responsible specialist         ble regulations may be obtained
must be taken when demonstrating          committees of the associated pro-       from the
machinery or equipment.                   fessional and industrial associa-       Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt
Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH shall          tions, if applicable, and their com-    Abt. Arbeitsschutz und Umwelt
be entitled to prohibit the exhibition    pliance or non-compliance with          Gutleutstraße 138
or demonstration of equipment at          applicable accident prevention          60327 Frankfurt am Main
any time if, in its opinion, same         and safety regulations determined.      Telephone +49 69 2714-0
might cause safety hazards or dis-        In order that CE certifications may     Fax         +49 69 2714-5951
turb others. Irrespective thereof, the    be readily verified by the agency,
Darmstadt Regional Administrative         EU certificates of conformity           5.6.3.2 Testing
Council (Regierungspräsidium) (De-        should be available for inspection      Certifications of structural integrity
partment of Occupational Health           on stands at all times. Exhibitors      or hydraulic pressure tests alone
and Safety and Environment) shall         who have any doubts about the           shall not be regarded as adequate.
be entitled to issue injunctions pro-     equipment to be exhibited should        The same applies to pressure ves-
hibiting operation of same.               contact the responsible agency          sels manufactured in foreign coun-
                                          well in advance of the opening of       tries or borrowed vessels.
5.6.2.1 Safety equipment                  the trade fair involved.
Components of machinery and                                                       In the event that applications
apparatus shall be placed in oper-        5.6.2.3 Prohibition of operation        therefor have been submitted no
ation only if all of their safety         In addition, Messe Frankfurt shall      later than six (6) weeks prior to the
equipment is in place and fully           be entitled to prohibit the opera-      opening of the event involved,
operational.                              tion of machinery, apparatus or         pressure vessels requiring testing
Safe, transparent covers may be           other items of equipment at any         may, upon presentation of the
used instead of the normal guards.        time if, in its opinion, their opera-   associated certifications of structur-
In the event that items of equip-         tion might cause personal injuries      al integrity and hydraulic pressure
ment shall not be placed in opera-        or property damage.                     tests and exhibitors providing the
tion, its safety equipment may be                                                 services of a fitter on their stand,
removed in order to allow visitors        5.6.3    Pressure vessels               be tested for acceptance on exhibi-
to inspect the design and work-                                                   tion stands by the German Technical
manship of its exposed compo-             5.6.3.1 Certificates of approval        Inspectorate (TÜV) up to one day
nents. However, said safety equip-        Pressure vessels may only be            prior to the opening of the trade
ment shall remain visibly displayed       operated at the stand if the testing    fair. Inquiries regarding same
alongside the machine at all times.       mandated by the current version         should be addressed to Messe
                                          of the German Ordinance on              Frankfurt.




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



 5.7 Employment of compressed gases, liquefied gases and combustible liquids

5.7.1    Compressed gas and            pressed gas bottles shall be pro-       5.7.1.3 Installation and mainte-
liquefied gas systems                  tected against impacts, falling over,   nance of liquefied gas systems
Storage or use of compressed or        tampering by unauthorised per-          The Technical Regulations Apply-
liquefied gases in exhibition halls    sons and sources of heat.               ing to Liquefied Gases (“Tech-
and on outdoor exhibition areas                                                nische Regeln Flüssiggas”), TRF
without the written approval of        5.7.1.2 Employment of liquefied         1996, published by the German
Messe Frankfurt is prohibited.         gases                                   Association of the Gas and Water
                                       Employment of liquefied gases in        Industry (“Deutscher Verein des
5.7.1.1 Application for approval       exhibition halls is generally prohib-   Gas- und Wasserfaches e.V.”
of compressed gas bottles              ited. However, in the case of ap-       (DVGW)) and the German Liquefied
If liquefied gas or other combusti-    proved exceptions, i.e. if necessary    Gases Association (“Deutscher Ver-
ble gases stored in compressed         to accomplish the purpose of the        band Flüssiggase e.V.” (DVFG)), as
gas bottles are to be used in pre-     exhibition, a single compressed         well as the Guidelines on the Use
senting exhibits, approval therefor    gas bottle having a content of 11 kg    of Liquefied Gases (“Richtlinien für
shall be obtained from Messe           or less may be set up on exhibition     die Verwendung von Flüssiggas”),
Frankfurt, Technical Event Manage-     stands.                                 ZH 1/455, published by the Union
ment, in writing in due time. In ac-   Empty gas bottles shall not be kept     of the Commercial Professional
cordance with applicable accident      or stored on stands or in the exhi-     Societies (“Hauptverband der ge-
prevention regulations, com-           bition halls.                           werblichen Berufsgenossenschaf-


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




 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).




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


Spectator rooms with 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 directly to      Spectator rooms accommodating           MVStättV (German regulations on
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             requires approval and shall be co-      of broadcast interference.
Handling or using radioactive ma-        ordinated with Messe Frankfurt.
                                                                                                                      NEW
terials requires approval pursuant       The provisions of the Regulation on     5.10.3 Laser systems
to the German Radiation Protection       Protection Against Injuries Due to      Messe Frankfurt’s Technical Event
Regulations (StrlSchV); this also        X-Radiation (RöV) shall be observed     Management must be notified if
applies to exhibiting such materials.    at all times.                           fog machines, hazers and laser
Said approval shall be applied for       According to §§ 3, 4, 5 and 8, RöV,     systems are to be used.
in writing with the authorities re-      operation of X-ray systems or           Laser equipment must comply
sponsible for the exhibition site        sources of broadcast interference       with the requirements of the Ger-
and submitted to Messe Frankfurt         requires either approval or notifi-     man occupational health and safe-
no later than six (6) weeks prior to     cation thereof. The responsible         ty regulations on artificial optical
the opening of the trade fair in ques-   regulatory agency is the                radiation (OStrV), 2006/25/EC,
tion.                                    Regierungspräsidium Darmstadt,          DIN EN 60825-1 and DIN EN
In the event that approval has           Abt. Arbeitsschutz und Umwelt           12254, and show lasers must also
already been granted, it shall be        Dezernat IV / F45.2                     meet the requirements of DIN
shown that the planned handling          Gutleutstraße 138                       56912.
or use of radioactive materials on       60327 Frankfurt am Main                 Any Class 3R, 3B or 4 devices/sys-
the exhibition grounds is legally        Tel.      +49 69 2714-1958 or           tems must be inspected by a public-
justified.                               Tel.      +49 69 2714-1961              ly appointed and sworn authority
The fire protection authorities of       to whom applications for approval       and declared safe before being
the city of Frankfurt am Main            or notifications shall be informally    placed in operation.
(Branddirektion, Vorbeugender            submitted in triplicate at least four   There must be technical and/or
Brandschutz) shall be informed in        (4) weeks prior to the opening of       organisational measures in place
writing regarding approved handling      the event involved.                     to ensure that no one is exposed
or use of radioactive materials and      The fire protection authorities of      to laser radiation above the maxi-
the installation/usage sites involved.   the city of Frankfurt am Main           mum permissible dose when
                                         (Branddirektion, Vorbeugender           adjusting or operating the laser
5.10.2 X-ray systems and                 Brandschutz) shall be informed          system. When laser systems of
sources of broadcast interference        in writing regarding approved           classes Class 3R, 3B or 4 are
Operation of X-ray systems or            operation and the installation/usage    demonstrated at exhibitions or
sources of broadcast interference        sites of X-ray systems and sources      trade fairs, it must be ensured that




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Technical Guidelines

 5.10 Radiation protection


no uncontrolled reflected radiation     5.10.4 LED
can occur, and that the laser area      The Technical Event Management
around the laser facilities is re-      of Messe Frankfurt must be con-
stricted using barriers or covers       sulted regarding the use of LED
bearing the laser warning symbol        systems that are very powerful or
so that it is not accessible to peo-    very bright.
ple (OStrV §7).




 5.11 High-frequency equipment, radio systems, electromagnetic compatibility and harmonics

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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Technical Guidelines

 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
                                                                                   messe@gema.de
shall be subject to provisions of the     musical authors’ rights society,
                                                                                   www.gema.de
German Act for Protection of Copy-        which may be reached at:
                                                                                   Musical reproductions that have
right and Related Property Rights         GEMA Bezirksdirektion Stuttgart
                                                                                   not been registered with GEMA
(“Urheberrechtgesetz”), Section 15        Herdweg 63
                                                                                   may result in damage claims being
of the German Copyright Act               70174 Stuttgart
                                                                                   filed by the latter (cf. Section 97 of
(“Urhebergesetz”) (German Federal         Telephone +49 711 22 52-794
                                                                                   the Copyright Act).
Law Gazette [BGBl], and shall re-         Fax          +49 711 22 52-800




 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


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Technical Guidelines

 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 (including
Hygiene-Verordnung”) shall be ob-       60326 Frankfurt am Main              cash sales) is prohibited. Said pro-
served if free samples of foods or      Tel.    +49 69 212 47099             hibition explicitly includes the final
beverages are to be distributed for     Email: veterinaerangelegenheiten@    days of events.
consumption on site.                    stadt-frankfurt.de
Exhibitors should contact the           if they have any questions in this




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Technical Guidelines

 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 Hazardous waste
6.1.1 Waste disposal                   construction companies they work      Exhibitors shall be obliged to report
In accordance with the principles      with are responsible for sorting      wastes such as batteries, lacquers,
of recycling management, the           their waste into recyclable materi-   solvents, lubricants, paints etc.
primary objective is to avoid the      als and refuse.                       that are explosive or flammable, or
creation of waste at the exhibition    Vacating exhibition areas after the   whose type, characteristics or
grounds, and exhibitors and their      end of the event: The exhibitor       quantity make them particularly
contractors are obligated to work      must return the exhibition area in    hazardous to health, air or water,
effectively towards this goal in       a clean state by no later than the    to Messe Frankfurt, and to have
every phase of the event. This ob-     end of the dismantling period.        Messe Frankfurt dispose of them
jective must be taken into account     Adhesive tape, paint residues etc.    properly.
during the planning stage and          must be completely removed. If a      Specially designated receptacles
coordinated with all involved.         request is made with the hall         have been set up on the exhibition
In general, reusable, environmen-      inspector’s office, the exhibition    grounds for smaller quantities of
tally friendly materials are to be     area will be inspected jointly with   these materials.
used for stand construction and        the exhibitor’s representative and
operation.                             its proper return confirmed in


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Technical Guidelines

 6.1 Waste

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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Technical Guidelines

 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 our online shop Easyorder.
special waste may be disposed of
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

Messe Frankfurt assumes no duty       In other respects, Messe Frankfurt    shall be limited to the typical dam-
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 2012




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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
                                          *1
                                                                                                   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         *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t        *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                                 lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge             (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition              of hall crane                                  *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                          *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height              with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN                  and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-                the struts
     1072                                                sum plaster board                              *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building         *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern                suspension
     management                                          niches                                         *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits                  *8   7.50 in the northern border area               *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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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                      203        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 load-                 heating                      3G         1.20 x 3.30   1.00 x 2.10   20
                                  bearing capa-                   ventilation                  4          1.20 x 2.10   1.00 x 2.10   10
                                  city only)                                                   5          1.20 x 2.10   1.00 x 2.10   10
                                                                                               6G         1.20 x 3.30   1.00 x 2.10   20
Forum 1 -                         3-28 KN per       +/500         air-conditio- sprinkler      7H         2.00 x 3.04   2.00 x 2.00   30
                                  suspension                      ning                         8.1 H      2.00 x 3.20   none          15
                                  point (vertical                 heating                      8.2 H      2.00 x 3.20   none          30
                                  load-bearing                    ventilation
                                  capacity only)

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
3.1                -              suspension        +/300         hot-air       smoke alarm/   308        4.00 x 5.50   4.00 x 3.20   150
                                  points with                     heating/      sprinkler      309        4.00 x 5.50   4.00 x 3.20   150
                                  5 KN load per                   air-conditio-                310        1.10 x 2.10   0.90 x 2.10   10
                                  point (vertical                 ning                         311        1.10 x 2.10   0.90 x 2.10   10
                                  only)                                                        312 FG     4.00 x 5.50   4.00 x 3.20   150


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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
                                         *1
                                                                                                  in KN/m2


4.0             reinforced    11267      119 x 106        7.50            stelcon slabs           25                    1                    5.70 x 4.20
                concrete                                  lintel on north on sand *4                                    2                    5.70 x 4.20
                structure                                 and south                                                     3                    5.70 x 4.20
                                                          side, clear                                                   4                    5.70 x 4.20
                                                          height 4.00                                                   9                    5.70 x 4.20
                                                                                                                        10                   5.70 x 4.20
                                                                                                                        11                   5.70 x 4.20
4.1             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                                  niche 4.15          base course *4                     2                           3.25 x 3.95
                skeleton                                                                                         3                           3.25 x 3.95
                structure                                                                                        4                           4.05 x 3.95
                                                                                                                 5                           4.25 x 4.00
5.1             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
                skeleton                                                                                         8                           4.25 x 4.00
                structure

5/6.1           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        *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t          *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                                lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge               (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition             of hall crane                                    *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                         *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height                with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN                 and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-                  the struts
     1072                                               sum plaster board                                *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building        *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern                  suspension
     management                                         niches                                           *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits                 *8   7.50 in the northern border area                 *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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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      dimmable           heating/                             403             1.80 x 2.70        1.90 x 2.45       30
                               e = min. 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      dimmable           heating/                             409             1.70 x 1.70        1.00 x 2.00       13.50
                               e = min. 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      dimmable           heating/                             414             2.80 x 6.30        2.80 x 2.95       100
                               e = min. 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 = min. 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
                                                                                                       505             1.70 x 2.50        1.60 x 2.15       30
5.1             +              not usable      -/300              hot-air      sprinkler               506             3.80 x 8.40        3.80 x 3.15       110
                                                                  heating/                             507             2.90 x 4.80        2.90 x 3.40       100
                                                                  partial air-                         508             2.90 x 4.80        2.90 x 3.40       100
                                                                  conditioning

5.1/6.1         -              no              +/200              hot-air          sprinkler
                                                                  heating

CMF             -              yes, after      -/580              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




G = catering, F = fire brigade, H = lifting                  *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t         *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                                          lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge              (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition                       of hall crane                                   *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                                   *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height               with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN                           and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-                 the struts
     1072                                                         sum plaster board                               *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building                  *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern                 suspension
     management                                                   niches                                          *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits                           *8   7.50 in the northern border area                *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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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
                                         *1
                                                                                               in KN/m2


6.0             reinforced    9081       149 x 59      6.75                bituminous          25 (SLW 30) *2 1                        3.90 x 3.90
                concrete                               niches              base course *4                     2                        3.90 x 3.90
                skeleton                               4.50                                                   3                        4.35 x 3.90
                structure                                                                                     4                        3.90 x 3.50
                                                                                                              5                        3.90 x 3.10
6.1             reinforced    8858       149 x 65      4.20                screed with         15             6                        3.40 x 3.90
                concrete                                                   plastic coating
                skeleton
                structure

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

6.3             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     *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t       *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                             lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge            (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition          of hall crane                                 *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                      *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height             with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN              and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-               the struts
     1072                                            sum plaster board                             *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building     *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern               suspension
     management                                      niches                                        *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits              *8   7.50 in the northern border area              *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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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 = min. 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 = min. 0.25                      partial air-                         608             1.52 x 1.96        0.87 x 1.98       13.50
                                                                  conditioning                         610             3.04 x 6.80        3.18 x 3.80       75
                                                                                                       612             1.68 x 2.40        1.80 x 1.93       30
6.2             -              HTA 28/15       -/300              hot-air      sprinkler               613             1.68 x 2.40        1.80 x 1.93       30
                               P = 0.5 KN                         heating/                             614             3.80 x 8.40        3.80 x 3.10       110
                               e = min. 0.25                      partial air-                         616             2.90 x 4.10        2.90 x 2.20       85
                                                                  conditioning


6.3             -              HTA 28/15       -/300              hot-air      sprinkler
                               P = 0.5 KN                         heating/
                               e = min. 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                  *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t         *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                                          lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge              (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition                       of hall crane                                   *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                                   *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height               with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN                           and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-                 the struts
     1072                                                         sum plaster board                               *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building                  *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern                 suspension
     management                                                   niches                                          *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits                           *8   7.50 in the northern border area                *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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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
                                         *1
                                                                                                  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
                                                                                                                        4                    4.00 x 3.80
9.1             reinforced    14122      162 x 88         4.50                industrial          12.5                  5                    4.15 x 3.90
                concrete                                                      screed, sealed                            6                    3.80 x 3.90
                structure                                                                                               7                    3.80 x 3.90
                                                                                                                        8                    4.00 x 3.90
9.2             reinforced    14122      162 x 88         4.50                industrial          12.5
                concrete                                                      screed, sealed
                structure

9.3             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        *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t          *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                                lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge               (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition             of hall crane                                    *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                         *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height                with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN                 and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-                  the struts
     1072                                               sum plaster board                                *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building        *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern                  suspension
     management                                         niches                                           *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits                 *8   7.50 in the northern border area                 *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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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               903 G           1.80 x 3.70        2.30 x 1.95       12.50
                               P = 0.5 KN      dimmable           heating/                             904 F           1.80 x 4.20        2.30 x 1.95       40
                               e = min. 0.25                      partial air-                         905             1.80 x 3.20        2.30 x 1.95       30
                                                                  conditioning                         906             1.80 x 3.20        2.30 x 1.95       30
                                                                                                       907             1.80 x 3.20        2.30 x 1.95       30
9.1             -              HTA 28/15       -/420              hot-air      sprinkler               908             1.90 x 2.50        1.60 x 2.20       25
                               P = 0.5 KN      dimmable           heating/                             910             2.80 x 6.30        2.80 x 3.45       100
                               e = min. 0.25                      partial air-                         911             1.59 x 1.79        1.10 x 2.00       13.50
                                                                  conditioning                         912             1.59 x 1.79        1.10 x 2.00       13.50
                                                                                                       913             1.59 x 1.79        1.10 x 2.00       13.50
9.2             -              HTA 40/22       -/420              hot-air      sprinkler               916             1.59 x 1.79        1.10 x 2.00       13.50
                               P = 0.5 KN      dimmable           heating/                             919             1.80 x 3.70        2.30 x 1.95       30
                               e = min. 0.25                      partial air-                         920             1.59 x 1.79        1.10 x 2.00       13.50
                                                                  conditioning                         922 G           1.90 x 2.20        1.80 x 2.10       23
                                                                                                       923 G           1.80 x 3.70        2.30 x 1.95       12.50
                                                                                                       925             1.80 x 3.20        2.30 x 1.95       30
9.3             -              HTA 40/22       -/420              hot-air      sprinkler               927             1.80 x 3.20        1.90 x 2.45       30
                               P = 0.5 KN      dimmable           heating/     smoke alarm             928             1.59 x 1.79        1.10 x 2.00       13.50
                               e = min. 0.25                      partial air-                         930             1.80 x 3.20        2.30 x 1.95       30
                                                                  conditioning                         931             2.80 x 6.30        2.80 x 3.45       100
                                                                  garage ven-                          932             1.59 x 1.79        1.10 x 2.00       6.30
                                                                  tilator




Galleria 0 -                   no              +/100              hot-air          sprinkler/
                                                                  heating          partial cover


Galleria 1 -                   no              +/145              underfloor   facade protec-
                                                                  heating/hot- tion
                                                                  air heating




G = catering, F = fire brigade, H = lifting                  *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t         *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                                          lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge              (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition                       of hall crane                                   *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                                   *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height               with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN                           and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-                 the struts
     1072                                                         sum plaster board                               *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building                  *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern                 suspension
     management                                                   niches                                          *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits                           *8   7.50 in the northern border area                *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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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
                                         *1
                                                                                               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
                structure                                                                                          4                    2.80 x 2.85
                                                                                                                   5                    3.05 x 2.35
10.1            reinforced    10491      179 x 59      3.20                composite           5                   6                    2.85 x 2.35
                concrete                               border 2.70         screed, sealed
                skeleton
                structure

10.2            reinforced    10551      179 x 59      4.00                composite           5
                concrete                               border 3.50         screed, sealed
                skeleton
                structure

10.3            reinforced    11020      179 x 59      see *6              composite           5
                concrete                                                   screed, sealed
                skeleton
                structure

10.4            reinforced    11280      179 x 59      see *6              Bare screed         5
                concrete
                skeleton
                structure

11.0            reinforced    11962      156 x 76      border 3.50         asphalt with    25 *2                   1                    3.65 x 4.15
                concrete                                                   supply channels                         2                    3.65 x 4.15
                structure                                                                                          3                    3.65 x 4.15
                                                                                                                   4                    3.65 x 3.95
11.1            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
                structure                                                                                          7                    4.65 x 4.30
                                                                                                                   8                    4.65 x 4.30




G = catering, F = fire brigade, H = lifting     *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t        *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                             lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge             (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition          of hall crane                                  *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                      *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height              with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN              and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-                the struts
     1072                                            sum plaster board                              *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building     *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern                suspension
     management                                      niches                                         *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits              *8   7.50 in the northern border area               *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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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 = min. 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
                                                                                         1016       1.80 x 2.70   1.80 x 2.15   30
10.2            -              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 = min. 0.25                 partial air-
                                                             conditioning

10.3            -              HTA 28/15       -/140         hot-air      sprinkler
                               P = 0.5 KN                    heating/
                               e = min. 0.25                 partial air-
                                                             conditioning
10.4                           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 dimmable      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
                                                                                         1106       1.60 x 2.20   1.20 x 2.30   25
11.1            -              yes, after      -/300         hot-air      smoke alarm/   1107       1.60 x 2.20   1.20 x 2.30   25
                               consultation of dimmable      heating/     sprinkler      1108       5.90 x 4.00   3.60 x 3.30   160
                               the exhibitor                 partial air-                1109       2.80 x 3.80   2.60 x 3.30   72
                               service                       conditioning                1110       2.80 x 3.80   2.60 x 3.30   72
                               department                                                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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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                          construction        gross area       hall       hall                type of               hall floor
          hall level




                                              in m²            dimensions dimensions          hall floor            load-bearing
                                                               l x w in m h in m                                    capacity
                                                               *1
                                                                                                                    in KN/m2


Portalhaus 0              Reinforced concrete 734                                 5.40        Concrete stone Conference rooms
                          structure with glass                                                               and offices: 5;
                          facade                                                                             foyer: 7.5


Portalhaus Via            Reinforced concrete 3300                                5.40 *15    Concrete stone Conference rooms
                          structure with glass                                                               and offices: 5;
                          facade                                                                             foyer: 7.5


Portalhaus 1              Reinforced concrete 418                                 5.40        Concrete stone Conference rooms
                          structure with glass                                                               and offices: 5;
                          facade                                                                             foyer: 7.5


Portalhaus C              Reinforced concrete 230                                 5.20 *16    Concrete stone Conference rooms
                          structure with glass                                                               and offices: 5;
                          facade                                                                             foyer: 7.5




G = catering, F = fire brigade, H = lifting   *5    please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t   *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                            lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge        (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition         of hall crane                             *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                    *6    3.50 m max. stand construction height         with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN             and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-           the struts
     1072                                           sum plaster board                         *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building   *7    4.50 m in the northern and southern           suspension
     management                                     niches                                    *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits            *8    7.50 in the northern border area          *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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Technical data of the exhibition halls

                                   suspensions                                                         lifts       cabin      door                      load-




                                                                          conditioning.
       hall level



                    grid ceiling




                                                                          heating. air-
                                   from the                                                            lift no.    dimensions dimensions                bearing




                                                                          ventilation
                                                            lighting in




                                                                                          fire alarm
                                                            daylight/
                                   hall ceiling                                                        A           *2
                                                                                                                              w x h in m                capacity




                                                                                          system
                                                                                                                   w x l in m                           KN




                                                            LUX
Portalhaus 0        -                                       Yes/-                                      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       24.5
                                                                                                       1115        1.60 x 2.40        1.40 x 2.00       24.5


Portalhaus          -              46 suspension points, Yes/-
Via                                2.5 KN each (no struc-
                                   tural connections or
                                   flexible suspensions
                                   between points)

Portalhaus 1        -                                       Yes/-




Portalhaus C        -              30 suspension points,    Yes/-
                                   20 with chain hoists
                                   (can be re-hung),
                                   2.5 KN each




G = catering, F = fire brigade, H = lifting            *5   please note: hall cranes/number: 5; 10t               *10 see ceiling-load plan for summer/winter
platform                                                    lifting capacity; 9.45m to bottom edge                    (Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH)
*1 hall dimensions are not gross exhibition                 of hall crane                                         *11 hall border (west), maintenance walkway
     space                                             *6   3.50 m max. stand construction height                     with a clear height of 6.30 m, please note
*2 SLW30 (heavy truck) according to DIN                     and 3.30 m up to lower edge of gyp-                       the struts
     1072                                                   sum plaster board                                     *14 Size of the gate entrance to below the crane
*3 cf. floor load plan drawn up by building            *7   4.50 m in the northern and southern                       suspension
     management                                             niches                                                *15 Height of the joists in the south foyer: 3.00 m
*4 with floor channels/supply pits                     *8   7.50 in the northern border area                      *16 Offices and conference rooms: 3.20 m




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Last updated: August 2012




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                                                         Richtung Norden
                                                         northbound to
                                                         Kassel




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                                    Richtung Westen
                                    westbound to
                                                                                                                   Leonardo-da-Vinci-Allee
                                    Wiesbaden A66
                                    Köln A3




                                                                                                                                                        Eingang
                                                                                                                                                        Entrance
                                                                                                                                                        Portalhaus
 Messegelaende_u_Rebstock_11_2011




                                                                                                                                             Pariser Straße
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Europa-Allee




                                                         Richtung Süden
                                                         southbound to
                                                         Frankfurter Kreuz
                                                         Mannheim
                                                         Karlsruhe
                                                         Basel


      Öffentlicher Nahverkehr / Public transportation                                               Parkplatz-Bezeichnung           PKW-Anfahrt
                                                                                                    Car park description            P12 über Tor West
                                                                             Festhalle/Messe
       Messe                                          Festhalle/Messe        Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage                                   Eingabe in das Navigationsgerät: Straße der Nationen




               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 2 days


You can begin setting up your exhibi-
tion stand on 3 February 2013 start-
ing from 08.00 a.m., a full two days
before the fair begins.




 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-     passes please have the following in-    clearly visible position behind the
struction materials and/or exhibits     formation ready:                        windscreen of your vehicle, so the
will be permitted into the Exhibition   ■ company 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 issuance of these        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


Please leave the loading zone im-        the opportunity to unload their
mediately after unloading in order       vehicles directly next to the hall.
to ensure that all exhibitors have




 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 on the first day of the event,    be cleaned and the aisle carpeting        punctually.
05 February 2013, at 07.00 a.m.          can start. Please continuously re-        Between 07.00 a.m. and 09.00
From this time on, all aisles and        move stand-con-struction materi-          a.m. set-up can be continued in-
special areas must be kept clear so      als, exhibits and empties from the        side the stands only.
that the halls and the grounds can       aisles so that these works can start




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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,
tra cost) for cars up to 2.5 tonnes      there is a parking area at the Exhi-
max. permitted weight for the            bition Centre. A charge will be
duration of the event. Reserve your      made for this facility, which you
parking space(s) in good time be-        can also book using Easyorder.
fore the event, using the Easyorder




 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


Dismantling starts on Wednesday,         ary 2013, at 08.00 p.m.
06 February 2013 after 7.30 p.m.
and ends on Thursday, 07 Febru-




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 and finally ...


This Traffic Guide is part of the
Exhibition Contract.




 Any questions?


Should you have any questions
regarding traffic, please do not hesi-
tate 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
lothar.dreissigacker@messefrankfurt.com   ulrike.lamscheck@messefrankfurt.com   bernd.reissig@messefrankfurt.com

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




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List of Service Partners
Last updated: August 2012




                            70
Who‘s Who at Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)

 Admission tickets


see Tickets, passes and permits




 Advertising Services


Anja Carmanns
Telephone +49 69 75 75-68 32
Fax        +49 69 75 75-64 62
anja.carmanns@messefrankfurt.com




 Aerial cables


Electricity team
Telephone +49 69 75 75-66 70
Fax          +49 69 75 75-66 02
electricity@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
messe@jean-abt.de                  info@mac.de




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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


Cleaning team
Telephone +49 69 75 75-69 11
Fax        +49 69 75 75-69 54
cleaning@messefrankfurt.com




 Compressed air


Water team
Telephone +49 69 75 75-66 78
Fax       +49 69 75 75-66 02
compressedair@messefrankfurt.com




 Conference rooms


see Offices




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  Who‘s Who at Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)

 Customer accounting


Letters A – G                     Michael Costache
                                  Telephone +49 69 75 75-62 74
                                  Fax         +49 69 75 75-66 11
                                  michael.costache@messefrankfurt.com

Letters H - K                     Nicole Herman
                                  Telephone +49 69 75 75-68 56
                                  Fax         +49 69 75 75-66 11
                                  nicole.herman@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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Who‘s Who at Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)

 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


Electricity team
Telephone +49 69 75 75-66 70
Fax          +49 69 75 75-66 02
electricity@messefrankfurt.com




 Exhaust air


see Compressed air




 Floral services


see Rental plants and
floral services




 Freight forwarders


see Logistics




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Who‘s Who at Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)

 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
Guarding permit for exhibitor´s
own personnel

Jürgen Steingötter                        Dimitrios Donis                      Security
Telephone +49 69 75 75-68 95              Telephone +49 69 75 75-56 48         Handling of damages, Hall 5C
Fax           +49 69 75 75-968 95         Fax          +49 69 75 75-9 56 48    Telephone +49 69 75 75-65 15
juergen.steingoetter@messefrankfurt.com   dimitrios.donis@messefrankfurt.com   Fax          +49 69 75 75-14 00



 Hall managers/hall inspectors


see page 85




 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


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

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


 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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Who‘s Who at Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)

 Mobile telephones


see Telecommunications




 Musical reproduction


GEMA Bezirksdirektion Stuttgart      messe@gema.de
Herdweg 63                           www.gema.de
70174 Stuttgart
Telephone +49 711 22 52-794
Fax          +49 711 22 52-800




 Natural gas


Water team
Telephone +49 69 75 75-66 78
Fax       +49 69 75 75-66 02
water@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                  Pascale Hellwig
                                     Telephone +49 69 75 75-60 80
                                     Fax          +49 69 75 75-67 66
                                     pascale.hellwig@messefrankfurt.com


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Who‘s Who at Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)

 Painting work


Wilhelmine Görg                       E. Einfeldt Baudekoration GmbH
Baudekoration GmbH                    Orber Straße 42
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1                60386 Frankfurt am Main
60327 Frankfurt am Main               Telephone        +49 69 23 24 12
Telephone        +49 69 56 88 87      Fax              +49 69 25 39 32
Fax              +49 69 75 75-63 96   info@einfeldt-baudeko.de
Telephone at exhibition
grounds          +49 69 75 75-63 96
goerg-gmbh@t-online.de



 Parking


Fraport AG
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      Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH         Telephone +49 69 75 75-69 77
                                      - Service und Technik              Fax         +49 69 75 75-63 54
                                      Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1             messe.wgr.frankfurt@wisag.de
                                      60327 Frankfurt am Main




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


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

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


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Who‘s Who at Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)

 Rental plants and floral services


Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH
pflanzen@messefrankfurt.com




 Security


Jürgen Steingötter                        Dimitrios Donis
Telephone +49 69 75 75-68 95              Telephone +49 69 75 75-56 48
Fax          +49 69 75 75-9 68 95         Fax          +49 69 75 75-9 56 48
juergen.steingoetter@messefrankfurt.com   dimitrios.donis@messefrankfurt.com




 Stand construction

see Rental stands




 Stand fittings and equipment

see Rental furniture




 Stand guards

see Guarding services




 Stand rental


Gerd Gauf                                 Melanie Tröller
Telephone +49 69 75 75-68 11              Telephone +49 69 75 75-68 31
Fax        +49 69 75 75-65 28             Fax          +49 69 75 75-65 28
gerd.gauf@messefrankfurt.com              melanie.troeller@messefrankfurt.com




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Who‘s Who at Messe Frankfurt (A - Z)

 Suspensions from the hall ceiling


Suspensions team
Telephone +49 69 75 75-66 70
Fax        +49 69 75 75-66 02
suspensions@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, subject to a char-    Mariya Delcheva                      Begona Hernandez
ge                                      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
lothar.dreissigacker@messefrankfurt.com   mario.hempfling@messefrankfurt.com   ulrike.lamscheck@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
torsten.mueller@messefrankfurt.com        bernd.reissig@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


Waste disposal team
Telephone +49 69 75 75-69 11
Fax       +49 69 75 75-69 54
waste@messefrankfurt.com




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 Water supply


Water team
Telephone +49 69 75 75-66 78
Fax       +49 69 75 75-66 02
water@messefrankfurt.com




 Work safety


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




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Who´s who of hall managers

 Hall 1


Ulrike Pesic
Telephone +49 69 75 75-31 01
Fax        +49 69 75 75-57 31




 Hall 2


Helmut Frömelt                          Ferdinand Nachbauer                     Horst-Dieter 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


Ulrike Pesic
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




 Halls 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)


                                                      84
Who´s who of hall managers

 Hall 8


Stephan Meier
Telephone +49 69 75 75-31 08
Fax       +49 69 75 75-57 38




 Hall 9


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




 Halls 10, 11 + Portalhaus


Dominik Köhler
Telephone +49 69 75 75-31 10 (hall 10)   Telephone +49 69 75 75-31 11 (hall 11)   Telephone +49 69 75 75-31 11 (Portalhaus)
Fax       +49 69 75 75-66 50 (hall 10)   Fax       +49 69 75 75-57 18 (hall 11)   Fax       +49 69 75 75-57 18 (Portalhaus)




 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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Who´s who of hall managers

 Forum


Stefan Bathon
Telephone +49 69 75 75-53 99
Fax       +49 69 75 75-54 89




 Torhaus


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




                               86
Who´s who of electricians

 Hall 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 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 3


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




 Hall 4


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



 Halls 5 + 6


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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Who´s who of electricians

 Hall 8


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




 Hall 9


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 10


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 11


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 54
60326 Frankfurt am Main




 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




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Who´s who of electricians

 Forum


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




 Galleria


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




 F1


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




 F2


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




 F3


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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Who´s who of electricians

 Agora


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




 F8


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




 F9


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



 F10


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




 F11


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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Who´s who of electricians

 F12


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




 F13


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 54
60326 Frankfurt am Main




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Who´s who of rigging partners

 Halls 1.2, 3.0


Neumann & Müller GmbH & Co. KG   Contact person: Tobias Nitsch          tobias.nitsch@neumannmueller.com
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1                                                  www.neumannmueller.com
60327 Frankfurt am Main          Telephone      +49 69 76 80 65 10 11
                                 Fax            +49 69 76 80 65 10 99




 Halls 3.1, 8, 11


Rigging Service GmbH             Telephone        +49 69 40 10 09 0     info@rigging-service.de
Gebäude 412                      Fax              +49 69 40 10 09 38
Gwinnerstraße 40-46              Tel. at exhibition grounds:
60388 Frankfurt am Main          +49 69 75 75-52 23




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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




 Halls 9.0, CMF, Forum


Creativ-Photo Laue & Mogdans GmbH   Telephone   +49 69 59 80 96         creativphoto@ish.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, 10.4


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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