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All set-up work will be carried out by the MunichExpo Veranstaltungs         Such stand concepts as deviate from the above-mentioned re-
GmbH (MEV) in corporation with the Technical Exhibition Services             quirements must be submitted for approval in duplicate by way of
Division of MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH (MEV) and by its                  to-scale stand design plans (ground layouts, elevations and sec-
contracting firms.                                                           tional drawings) to MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH no later than
Please submit your order forms and sketches immediately – but                6 weeks prior to the official start of the stand set-up period. More-
no later than 6 weeks before the start of the official set-up.               over, multi-storey stands and special constructions (such as
MEV reserves the right to charge an additional fee for late or-              bridges, stairs, cantilever roofs, galleries, etc.) are as a general rule
ders.                                                                        subject to separate approval.
                                                                             Please consult the “Building Regulations” set out in form 1.3 for fur-
1. Set-up and dismantling dates                                              ther information.
Stands may be set up starting on October 15th 2011 at 8:00 a.m.              Please note under all circumstances the requirements set out
All delivery and stand-construction vehicles must be removed from            in forms 1.1 to 1.3, the Technical Guidelines and the informa-
the halls and from the open-air area by 16:00, on October 17th 2011,         tion included in the individual notices.
the last day of setting-up. Vehicles which are still in the halls or the   c) Fire regulations
open-air area after these times will be removed by MEV at the risk
and expense of the exhibitor concerned. Setting-up must be finished          In the case of one-storey structures, stand covers < 30 m2 may be
by 18:00. An extension is possible only in exceptional cases with the        used after consultation with MEV. If larger areas are to be covered,
written permission of MEV.                                                   a sprinkler system (form 5.3) must be installed.
Dismantling begins on October 20st 2011 at 18:00 and must be com-            Any materials used for stand covers or for decorative purposes
pleted by October 21nd 2011 at 18:00.                                        must be at least difficult to ignite (B1 in compliance with DIN 4102).
Full-service package stands are available from 10:00 on October              The appropriate proof that they have been tested must be submit-
17th 2011.                                                                   ted to the MEV.
                                                                             For safety reasons and as stipulated by the Munich Fire Depart-
2. General Terms and Conditions governing the
                                                                             ment (Branddirektion München), electrical distribution systems, fire
construction of stands                                                       extinguishing equipment, hydrants, etc. must not be obstructed and
Except as expressly stipulated otherwise by the organizer, the               must be freely accessible at all times during the fair or event.
following General Provisions apply to stand construction:                    Please check the plan of the halls that has been sent to you. If you
a) Stand design, height of structures and advertisements                     so desire, you can request an enlarged section of the plan from the
  Single-storey stands:                                                      MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH.
  The maximum construction height is 7.5 m. The maximum height of            You will find further information in the leaflet „Fire Protection Meas-
  advertisements (upper edge) is also 7.5 m.                                 ures at Trade Fairs and Exhibitions‟ and on form 1.2.
  Two-storey stand construction:                                           3. Hall floors, ceilings and walls/Outdoor exhibition
  The maximum construction height is 7.5 m. The maximum height of          area
  advertisements (upper edge) is also 7.5 m.                               Hall floors must not be painted. It is not permitted to glue any kind of
  Please give consideration to the max. height of constructions            floor covering to plastic studded or natural stone floors; adhesive
  alongside the hall walls (see description of halls and outdoor exhi-     fixing of floor coverings to hall floors is permitted only with doubled-
  bition area).                                                            sided adhesive fabric tape. After the end of the trade fair floor cover-
                                                                           ings and adhesive tapes must be removed again. Joints to hall walls,
  The backs of stand walls facing neighbouring stands must be kept
                                                                           ceilings and floors may under no circumstances be damaged by
  neutral, white, free of installation materials and clean above a
                                                                           cutting or foundation works or similar. Drilling and the attachment of
  height of 2.5 m. All exhibitors are advised to erect partition walls
                                                                           bolts or anchorages to floors, walls or ceilings is not permitted.
  (height: 2.5 m) on the stand perimeters bordering on neighbouring
  stands. Partition walls are only erected at the request and expense      Precise plans of the position of anchorages for tents, guy ropes, flag
  of the exhibitor concerned.                                              poles and other earth works in the outdoor exhibition area must be
                                                                           submitted to the MEV for approval. No excavations of any kind in the
  Orders for such walls and/or additional booth or cabin walls (height:
                                                                           trade fair grounds are permitted without written authorization.
  2.5 m) to be placed via forms 2.23 to 2.27. In the case of advertis-
  ing structures directly facing adjoining stands, there must be a         Important note:
  minimum distance of 2 m to the edge of the stand concerned.              Spilled oil damages the asphalt surfacing. The exhibitor shall
                                                                           bear the costs for repairs to soiled or damaged surfaces.
  Flashing or changing lights must not be used for advertising pur-
  poses.                                                                   4. Official regulations and permits
   The stand design must be adapted to suit the stand type rented (is-     The exhibitor and any stand-building company commissioned by him
   land, end, corner or row stand). Exhibitors must give due consid-       are obliged to adhere to the regulations in force concerning labour
   eration to the characterand image of the trade fair or exhibition       relations and social security.
   concerned. If not, MEV is entitled to prescribe appropriate changes     In particular they must observe the regulations relating to social secu-
   in stand design.                                                        rity contributions, including those for part-time or temporary employ-
b) Planning permissions                                                    ment (registration, social security card).
  Each installer of an exhibition stand bears individual responsibility    Notification must be given of welding, cutting and soldering
  for its structural design, installation and operation, as well as for    work and all other work with an open flame.
  compliance with all legal stipulations applying to exhibitions and       Depending on stand construction and/or structural layout, con-
  fairs, and with the technical guidelines and terms of participation      nections to a grounded conductor may be required in accor-
  set out by MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH.                               dance with VDE regulations (see also Guidelines on Electrical
  No planning permission from MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH is            Installation in Exhibition Stands and “Additional Electrical Instal-
  required given compliance with the following conditions:                 lations“, form 3.3).
  – height of stand and advertising no more than 3 m                       Outflow into the sewer system must not contain contaminants in
  – size of stand less than 100 m2                                         excess of normal household levels. Waste water containing oils or
                                                                           greases in excess of these levels (e.g., from production refuse,
  – no canopies or other stand coverings.                                  commercial dish washers, etc.) must be treated with oil/grease traps.
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Radio antennas may be installed only by a contracting firm with the         7. Insurance
consent of the MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH.
                                                                            The exhibitor is liable for any culpable damage to persons or property
In accordance with the corresponding EMC/EMI directives currently in        caused by him, his employees, representatives and their exhibition
effect, proof of compatibility for the devices being used in the build-     items or exhibition installations and equipment. Each exhibitor is
ing/area must be produced in order to avoid mutual interference with        obliged to take out insurance that provides sufficient coverage with an
respect to the operation of radio systems or any equipment with             insurance company licensed to operate in the European Union and to
highfrequency emissions.                                                    pay the premiums incurred (including insurance tax) in good time.
Radio systems must accordingly have an appropriate frequency                You may apply for such insurance using the forms included in the
spacing with regard to the frequencies/applications already in use on       Order Forms for Exhibitor Services (see form 17.1).
the fair grounds. A radio frequency plan of the New Munich Trade Fair
                                                                            8. Forwarding agents
Centre can be obtained on request from the MEV.
As set out in the General Terms and Conditions for Participation 5.6
                                                                            The official forwarding agents are:
and 5.9, prior written permission must be obtained from MunichExpo          Schenker Deutschland AG
Veranstaltungs GmbH for any demonstrations, acoustic advertising,           Kühne & Nagel (AG & Co.) KG
or the use of machinery and equipment. These must be such as to
cause no disturbance to neighbouring exhibitors. MunichExpo Veran-          The use of forklifts and hired cranes is permissible only through
staltungs GmbH shall be en titled to prohibit any demonstrations that       the official forwarding agents. In certain cases, special approval
endanger or adversely affect the fair (such as through noise) to any        by the MEV may also be required.
considerable extent, not with standing the fact that prior permission       9. Driving motor vehicles on the fair grounds
has been granted. Official regulations must also be observed. Form
1.2 provides information on the fire protection measures and lists          a) Persons driving motor vehicles of any kind on the fair grounds shall
equipment and plant which must be re gistered with and permission             do so at their own risk. With the exception of the special cases
obtained from the Städt. Branddirektion (Municipal Fire Department).          given in Item 9b) no vehicles shall be driven on the fair grounds
                                                                              while the fair is open.
GEMA permit
According to Section 15 of the copyright law of 9 September 1965 the          During the assembly and dismantling of stands, trucks may enter
permis sion of GEMA – Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs-              the grounds for unloading and loading purposes only.
und mechanische Vervielfältigungsrechte (Musical Performance and              On the last day of assembly and the first day of dismantling, park-
Mechanical Reproduction Copyright Watchdog) – must be obtained if             ing spaces are available for trucks, vans, trailers, containers, etc.
music is to be reproduced on an exhibition stand                              (see Item 10).
Please contact:                                                               For security reasons, and to guarantee smooth traffic, assembly
GEMA, Postfach 91 05 49, 90263 Nürnberg                                       and load ing, cars are to be parked outside the loading areas dur-
Tel. +49 (911) 93359-0, Fax: +49 (911) 93359-254                              ing the assembly and dismantling period.
Limitation of volume of music transmission equipment                        b) Essential deliveries may be made at the gable ends of the halls
The maximum permitted noise level when using music transmission                between the hours of 8:00 and 19:00, with each delivery period
equipment with loudspeakers is 70 dB(A). In special cases, however,            lasting no more than one hour.
MEV reserves the right to impose further limitations. The exhibitor is
                                                                              On payment of a deposit of EUR 100.00, you will be issued a pass
obliged to ensure that the maximum permitted noise level is not ex-
                                                                              by the security personnel at specified gates. The gates in question
ceeded. He must also permit MEV staff or their representatives to
                                                                              will be given in the Exhibitor Information on Transport, sent to you
enter the stand at any time to check or adjust the volume.
                                                                              separately. This pass will give you access to the area for one hour
If the exhibitor does not comply with these regulations MEV is entitled       so that you can unload your goods at the hall, or so that you can
to interrupt, without any special notification, or cut off the power sup-     take physically handicapped colleagues to the exhibition centre. As
ply to the stand.                                                             access to the loading areas interferes with the conduct of the fair,
5. Work permits                                                               they may only be used for deliveries between 7:00 and 8:00, and
                                                                              from approx. 18:00 to 19:00. For this reason, all delivery vehi-
If the setting up and dismantling of exhibition stands is to be per-          cles must have vacated the areas by 8:00 at the latest.
formed by employees who are neither German nationals in the sense
of Article 116 of the German Constitution, nor citizens of a member           Provided you leave within the stipulated one-hour period, your EUR
state of the European Union, such persons require a work permit               100.00 deposit will be returned to you. (Please attach the pass to
issued by the Federal Institute of Employment. This does not apply to         the wind screen so that it is clearly visible.)
employees who retain their residence abroad while setting up or               If vehicles are left in the grounds longer than one hour, the deposit
dismantling trade fair stands belonging to their foreign employer.            of EUR 100.00 will be forfeited. Your vehicle will also be removed
The work permit must be requested from the Arbeitsamt München                 from the grounds and you will be liable for the costs. Please inform
(Munich Employment Office), Kapuzinerstrasse 26-30, 80337                     your staff, stand personnel and suppliers accordingly.
München, Germany, or, if it is already planned to make use of foreign         If service or repair work takes longer than this, a special pass can
employees, from the Landesarbeitsamt Südbayern (South Bavarian                be obtained from the MEV.
Regional Employment Office), Thalkirchner Str. 54, 80337 München,             Entry onto the grounds is not possible on the last trade fair
Germany, in good time to allow a decision to be reached before the            day from 12:00 (noon) until the trade fair closes.
start of the employment for the said purpose. Personal applications
can be made at the branch of the Employment Office at Geyerstrasse          10. Long-term car parks
32.                                                                         For cars
It is an offence under Section 404 Para. 2 of the 3rd Book of the           Parking on the exhibition site is not permitted. Illegally parked vehi-
German Code of Social Law (SGB III), either wilfully or negligently         cles will be towed away at the owner‟s cost. Long-term park ing per-
                                                                            mits can be ordered with order form 8.2.
– in contravention of Section 284 Para. 1 Sentence 1 of the SGB III
  to carry on an occupation as a non-German employee without a              For goods vehicles
  work permit,                                                              Parking spaces in the vicinity of the trade fair grounds will be avail
                                                                            able for your vehicles during the trade fair. You will receive further
– in contravention of Section 284 Para. 1 Sentence 1 of the SGB III
                                                                            information about parking facilities in a separate letter to exhibitors in
  to make use of a non-German employee without a work permit.
                                                                            good time before the start of the trade fair. Long-term parking permits
Such infringement is punishable by a fine of up to EUR 5000.00 for          for trucks/trailers can be ordered with order form 8.3.
the employee and EUR 250,000.00 for the employer. Approval must
be obtained from the responsible authority for work on Sundays or           11. Alterations
bank holidays and for night work.                                           MEV reserves the right to make alterations with respect to tech-
                                                                            nical organization and safety.
6. Complaints
must be made to MEV in writing immediately upon reception of the
stand but not later than the last day of assembly, so that MEV can
rectify any faults. Subsequent complaints cannot be considered and
are not grounds for claims against MEV.
                              Description of Halls and Outdoor Exhibition Area
                                            Separate technical guidelines apply for the foyer of the ICM.

Floors – permissible loads – gates
With the exception of Hall B0, it is possible to drive motor vehicles              Passenger and freight elevators shall not under any circumstances be
into the halls, but this is only permissible at walking pace. The under-           loaded beyond the permissible limits. The handling of freight in pas-
floor utility ducts can withstand the weight of a vehicle when covered             senger elevators and on moving staircases is prohibited.
over. With evenly distributed load, their load-bearing capacity corre-             Damage caused by non-compliance with these rules shall be reme-
sponds to that given for the respective hall floors. The maximum point             died by MMG at the expense of the exhibitor or his agents.
load given for the hall floors excludes the areas of the utility ducts.
                                                    A1–A6                B6             C1–C3                C4                                   B0
                                                    B1–B5            (High hall)                                                                (ICM)
 Length                                              161 m              161 m             143 m             139 m                                65 m
 Width                                                71 m              71 m              71 m              71 m                                 54 m
 Total exhibition area                          approx. 11.000 m2 approx. 11.000 m2 approx. 10.000 m2 approx. 10.000 m2                    approx. 3.500 m2
 Clear height of longitudinal wall                                                                                                          approx. 4,00 m
                                                  approx. 5,70 m       approx. 7,80 m         approx. 5,70 m         approx. 5,70 m
 (Hall edge area between entrances)                                                                                                          (edge of hall)
 Clear height of hall girder supports
                                                 approx. 10,75 m       approx. 15,25 m       approx. 10,75 m        approx. 10,75 m             ----------
 (Hall side area)
 Clear hight of tie                                                                                                                            ca. 4,20 m
                                                 approx. 11,50 m       approx. 16,00 m       approx. 11,50 m        approx. 11,50 m
 (Hall centre)                                                                                                                                (hall centre)
 Hall floor                                       poured asphalt        poured asphalt        poured asphalt         poured asphalt             parquet
 Permissible floor load                          5 t/m2 (50 kN/m2)     5 t/m2 (50 kN/m2)     5 t/m2 (50 kN/m2)      5 t/m2 (50 kN/m2)      2 t/m2 (20 kN/m2)
 Permissible point load
 (0,3 m x 0,3 m)                                   10 t (100 kN)         10 t (100 kN)         10 t (100 kN)          10 t (100 kN)           8 t (80 kN)
 does not apply to utility duct cover
 Permissible vertical load at each
                                                   100 kg (1 kN)        100 kg (1 kN)          100 kg (1 kN)         100 kg (1 kN)           100 kg (1 kN)
 suspension point
 Entrance gates: (Size) and [Number]
 Vehicular access permitted                      (4,5 m x 4,5 m) [6]   (4,5 m x 4,5 m) [8]    (4,5 m x 4,5 m) [6]   (4,5 m x 4,5 m) [8]
 No vehiculer access                             (2,5 m x 4,5 m) [4]   (2,5 m x 4,5 m) [2]    (2,5 m x 4,5 m) [4]   (2,5 m x 4,5 m) [2]     (12,5 m x 4 m) [1]
 Artificial illumination (max.)                     100 Lux/m2           100 Lux/m2             100 Lux/m2            100 Lux/m2              400 Lux/m2
                                                     partly air-          partly air-            partly air-           partly air-             partly air-
                                                    conditioned          conditioned            conditioned           conditioned             conditioned
 Utility ducts transverse
 across hall:                                           5m                     5m                 4,5 m (*)               4,5 m                 4,85 m
 distance apart
 Width of utility ducts                               0,35 m                  0,35 m               0,35 m                0,35 m                 0,35 m
 Width of utility duct cover                          0,43 m                  0,43 m               0,43 m                0,43 m                 0,43 m
 Utility connections:
    -     Water
                                                 DN 25/min. 3,5 bar    DN 25/min. 3,5 bar    DN 25/min. 3,5 bar     DN 25/min. 3,5 bar     DN 25/min. 3,5 bar
    -     Waste water
                                                     DN 100                DN 100                DN 100                 DN 100                 DN 100
    -     Sprinklers
                                                      DN 50                 DN 50                 DN 50                  DN 50                  DN 50
    -     Compression air
                                                 DN 50/min. 10 bar     DN 50/min. 10 bar     DN 50/min. 10 bar      DN 50/min. 10 bar      DN 50/min. 10 bar
    -     Gas (availability depending on area
                                                  DN 25/20 mbar         DN 25/20 mbar         DN 25/20 mbar          DN 25/20 mbar          DN 25/20 mbar
 Electricity supply                                  200 W/m2                200 W/m2            200 W/m2              200 W/m2                200 W/m2
        - User-neutral, wireline connections
          (phone, fax, analog, ISDN, DSL,
                                                        300                    300                   300                   300                      300
        - Wirless phone connections (DECT)            ca. 100                 ca. 100              ca. 100               ca. 100                 ca. 50
  Wideband connections (TV)                          150                   150                       150                   150                      56
  Fiber-optic connectons
                                                     150                   150                       150                   150                      56
  (single-mode and/or gradient)
(*) Hall C1 also has two utility ducts along the longitudinal axis of the hall.

 Outdoor exhibition area                                                             - water supply                                   DN 40/min. 3,5 bar
 Width of access roads                                  8 m or 12 m                  - waste water / sewage                               DN 100
 Road surface                                             asphalt                    Electric supply                                      50 W/m2
                                                  Gravel/grit mixture or
 Surface of exhibition area                         seeded gravel bed                Telecommunications
                                                  (grassed over gravel-                 - User-neutral, wireline connections
                                                                                          (phone, fax, analog, ISDN, DSL,                    1400
                                                humus mixture with chip-                  LAN)
                                                 pings); partial areas as-              - Wirless phone connections (DECT)                approx. 200
                                                20 t/m2 (200 kN/m2) up to
 Permissible floor load                                                              Wideband connections (TV)                            on request
                                                          50 t/m2
                                                 (500 kN/m2) (except for             Fiber-optic connections
                                                                                                                                          approx. 100
                                                     track route area)               (Single-mode and/or gradient)
 Illumination                                            30 Lux/m2
                  Notice on Electrical Installation Work on Exhibition Stands
Electrical installation work on exhibition stands is generally to be             The usage of cable and straps made of either natural or synthetic fibres
carried out in compliance with the latest EN, DIN and VDE regula-                (e.g. cable ties) for this purpose is prohibited. Support cables must be
tions and recognised technical practice. All work performed must                 made of a non-flammable material. This also applies to lighting bar sys-
                                                                                 tems! All lamps are to be equipped with some form of mechanical protec-
be in accordance with the relevant safety requirements and,                      tion e.g. protective basket or safety screen or must have a retaining device
above all, with the provisions set out in DIN VDE 0100 parts 410,                that prevents the lamps or parts thereof from falling out.
520, 600 and 711, VdS guidelines and the accident prevention                     The installation of lamps on inflammable materials, e.g. wood, is prohibited
code BGV C1. Operating resources must be tested by a recog-                      unless:
nised European certification office (recognised testing bodies                   a) the lamps carry one of the following markings:
include VDE, OVE, etc.).                                                                Lamps for discharge lights with integrated control units for fitting into
                                                                                       furniture made of flame-retardant or normally flammable materials
The following points require particular attention in this context:                     (as defined in DIN 4102-1). The furniture finish can be coated, ve-
Electrical installation work may only be carried out by qualified                      neered or varnished.
electricians in accordance with the provisions set out under VDE                             Lamps
0100 T 100. The electricians concerned must be equipped with                                 - for accommodating light bulbs
                                                                                             - for discharge lights with integrated control units for fitting to
appropriate tools and working aids. The electrical installtion sys-                          furniture made of materials, the flammability characteristics of
tem may only operate in a defect-free-state. The measures re-                                which are unknown.
quired for operational safety purposes must have therefore been                  New
taken prior to activation of the system. No work may be carried ot               Old                 Lamps with limited surface temperatures e.g. for operat-
on live equipment.                                                                                  ing facilities with an enhanced risk of fire due to dust or fi-
                                                                                                    brous materials.
Power supply / Main distributor panel
                                                                                 b)     the lamps are located at a distance of at least 35 mm from the
The stand must be equipped with a single switch (master switch) – resid-                mounting surface or
ual current protective devices do not count as master switches - via which
the complete electrical installation, with the exception of refrigerators, fax   c)     the lamps are mounted on to a non-flammable, temperature-
machines, electronic storage media, can be deactivated.                                 insulating surface with a minimum thickness of 10 mm.
The master switch and the main distributor panel on the stand must be            This applies in equal measure for sockets or other equipment that is/are
located in such a way that they are accessible at all times.                     fitted to inflammable materials. The same requirements also apply to
Any electrical faults must be rectified properly by persons qualified to do      lamps installed in flooring.
so without delay.                                                                Sufficient distance should be left between the lamp and any inflammable
The power supply is provided in the form of a TN-S system (3 phases, 1           materials in accordance with the given manufacturer‟s specifications
zero conductor, 1 earth conductor).                                              (relevant markings generally on the lamp itself). The minimum distance is
AC voltage:                    230 V (± 10 %) / 50 Hz                            0.5 m!
Three-phase voltage:           400 V (± 10 %) / 50 Hz
                                                                                 e.g.                   minimum distance to the area to be lit (0.5 m in
Protective measures                                                                                     example shown)
As an additional safety precaution, all circuits must be fitted with fuses or    If conductor rails/lighting bars are used, it is vital that the relevant insulat-
miniature circuit breakers with a residual current device (RCD).                 ing end pieces are inserted into the conductor rail to ensure that the cur-
Maximum differential current 30 mA (I = 0.03 A).                                 rentcarrying conductors cannot be touched. The minimum installation
Frequency-controlled machinery (e.g. appropriate machines, robots,               height of lighting bars is 2.50 m. Installation below this height is only
motors) is to be equipped with B Sk-type RCDs (AC/DC-sensitive). Kindly          possible if the bar is fully covered. Complete protection against touching
consult a relevant Messe München GmbH-approved contractor in this                must be guaranteed!
                                                                                 The conductor rail is to be fastened to the given surface in a mechanically
All appliances, lamps and other equipment must be properly earthed
                                                                                 effective manner using non-flammable connections (e.g. screws, metal
unless the items concerned are protectively insulated (safety class 2) or
                                                                                 straps etc.). Plastic cable ties may be used only as additional mounting
run on protective low voltage (voltage range 1, SELV).
Stand structures made of metal, conductively interconnected metal parts
and large metal parts to which electrical cables or equipment are fitted         PhotoVoltaic systems/Electric power generation Plants
must be connected to the potential equalisation system (properly earthed).       When presenting photovoltaic systems or other electric power generation
If electrical distributor panels from MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH are         plants, a deactivateion device („fireman‟s switch‟) must be fitted in a clearly
used, the earthing work may only be carried out by electrical contractors        visible location that is accessible for all times for deactivating the system
approved by MEV.                                                                 or plant in case of danger (with the exception of such systems or plants as
Cross-beams with lighting installations are to be equipped with an addi-         do not generate open-circuit voltage in excess of 120 V DC). The given
tional potential equalisation system (copper, min. 10mm²) by the company         stand is to be registered with the Technical Exhibition Services Division
installing the equipment. The potential equalisation device concerned must       and iidentified with a sign marked „PV System‟.
connect up with the master potential equalisation facility in the utility duct
(this also applies to conductive stand components where applicable).             Low-voltage lighting
                                                                                 In the case of halogen lamps, bulbs must be prevented from falling out by
Cabling                                                                          means of suitable retaining devices (e.g. clamps, claws or springs). The
All cabling must be installed and secured properly by persons qualified to       plug-in connection with the base offers insufficient security on its own!
do so. The external insulation of the cable (sheathing) must be inserted         All cabling must be insulated up to the lamps (varnish/paint is not accept-
into the given appliances, lamps, plug devices, etc. All cabling must be         able as insulation). This also applies to structural parts that are used as
effectively pull relieved.                                                       conductors.
The cable and wire used must be approved for usage in conjunction with           Transformers:
the given type of installation and comply with the required sizes and speci-     Only such safety transformers as are approved for the specific area of
fications (DIN 57298 / VDE 298). The minimum sectional area should be            application may be used. When installing such lighting, particular attention
1.5 mm2.                                                                         must be given to ensuring unrestricted heat deflection (distances to be
If cables are not connected via plugs, they must be connected via clamp          observed in accordance with markings printed on product and/or manufac-
connections in fully enclosed junction boxes. Clamp connections installed        turer‟s specifications).
without enclosures are prohibited.                                               Transformers require both primary and secondary fusing. Any transform-
                                                                                 ers not equipped with secondary fusing must have it retrofitted.
If the cable runs where it may be trodden on, it must be provided with           Maximum fuse size is 25 A irrespective of the size of the transformer.
mechanical protection of some form and/or only such cable may be used            The fuse must be able to mechanically counter the anticipated short circuit
as is explicitly approved for areas subject to high mechanical stress (mini-     current.
mum H05RN-F). The usage of flat cable is not permitted (with the excep-          Ideally, electrical overload protectors (response tolerance in case of failure
tion of VDE-approved flat cable). The cabling and wiring should be               ± 60 W) should be used.
installed such that people cannot stumble over it.                               Electronic transformers may be operated without secondary fusing only if
Lamps in general                                                                 they have been tested by an approved European certification body.
                                                                                 Caution: electronic transformer cabling may not exceed 2 m in length!
Lamps must be secured in such a way as to prevent them from falling
down.                                                                            Please note
All lamps must be secured via two mutually independent mountings                 Any instructions given by electricians appointed by MunichExpo Veranstal-
(please note that support cables or chains count as secondary mountings)         tungs GmbH must be followed. In the event that the aforementioned
that are able to carry a load five times as heavy as their own weight.           requirements and/or instructions are not complied with, the exhibition
These are absolutely essential for installation heights of 2.50 m and more       stand concerned will be cut off from the power supply for safety reasons.
(see under conductor rails/lighting bars too) or weights of 2 kg upwards.
       Notice on “Fire Protections Measures at Trade Fairs and Exhibitions“
       The provision stated in from 1.2 of the Order Forms for Exhibitor Services must also be observed.

Alarming of fire brigade and fire-extinguishing facilities                      Electrical installation and electrical appliances
Fire protection facilities and information as to the required behaviour in      All electrical equipment must be installed in compliance with the safety
case of fire are located inside the given hall next to each exit.               regulations of the VDE (Association of German Electrical Engineers).
In the event of fire or smoke being detected, alarm the fire brigade in all     Electrical distribution points are to be kept clear of storage areas.
cases by pressing one of the push-button fire alarms.                           Electric cooker plates, irons, grills, cookers, immersion heaters and other
The fire hydrants, push-button fire alarms, smoke extractor triggering          electrical appliances are to be adequately supervised during operation.
devices and fire extinguishers located in the halls must not be obstructed,     They must be placed on fire-proof, heat-resistant bases so that even in the
or rendered unrecognisable or inaccessible.                                     case of excessive heat inflammable objects in their vicinity cannot be
Areas designated for use by fire brigade
The areas designated for access and turning for use by the fire brigade         Fire extinguishers
must be kept clear at all times. Vehicles, semi-trailers, containers, tanks     If fire extinguishers are kept on the exhibition stand, then as a general rule
and/or empty packaging of any kind may only be parked or stored on the          water extinguishers as per EN 3 or DIN 14406 are to be used (In kitchen
areas designated for this purpose during the stand set-up and dismantling       and technical areas, carbon-dioxide extinguishers as per EN 3 or DIN
periods.                                                                        14406 should be provided).
Please consult our Traffic Guide for further information in this connection.    Safety lighting
Emergency exits, hall aisles                                                    If exhibition stands or parts of the exhibition hall are darkened for opera-
All exits and aisles forming part of the permanent lay-out of the halls shall   tional purposes, sufficient safety lighting as specified in VDE 0108 is to be
be kept free and unobstructed over their full width at all times. The exits     provided.
including the signs indicating them must not be blocked, covered by drap-       Packing material
ings or rendered inconspicuous in any other way. Information counters,
                                                                                Packing material, transport crates and the like which are not needed
tables or similar items are to be placed far enough away from entrances,
                                                                                during the exhibition are to be kept outside the halls and loading yards.
exits and the approaches to staircases.
                                                                                During the stand set-up and dismantling periods, escape and rescue
Stand design                                                                    routes within the halls are to be kept clear; any transport and packing
Exhibition stands shall be so designed that they contain no rooms, corners      materials and items of equipment no longer needed are to be removed
or niches that are difficult to access. Floor coverings within the stands       immediately from the halls.
must be jointless. Each partitioned area within the stand (staff                Ashtrays
rooms/meeting rooms) must have an adequately clear view of the given
                                                                                An adequate number of ashtrays and wastepaper baskets (cigarette butts,
escape route (e.g. via a sufficiently large window, wall panelling made of
                                                                                matches, etc. separate from paper) are to be made available in the exhibit
glass, etc.). Such areas (staff rooms/meeting rooms) as are only accessi-
                                                                                tion stands and emptied into non-combustible, tightly closing containers.
ble by way of another partitioned area are prohibited.
If the exhibition stand/escape route cannot be seen at all or only inade-       Internal combustion engines
quately from the staff/meeting rooms concerned, relevant organisational         Internal combustion engines (e.g. in cars) must not be demonstrated in
and/or operational measures must be taken to ensure that immediate              operation in the halls. Fuels must not be stored on the stand.
evacuation in the case of damage (smoke/fire) is possible.
                                                                                The contents of vehicle tanks must be reduced to the volume necessary
If the maximum length of the escape route to a hall aisle is greater than 10    for entering and leaving the grounds.
metres in an exhibition stand, a second exit and/or an aisle of at least 2.0
                                                                                Fuel tanks must be locked and batteries disconnected.
m width, which is situated within the stand and leads to a hall aisle, must
be provided.                                                                    Ceilings and canopies
If hall exits are located within a stand, the width of the exit is not to be    Irrespective of their size, horizontal ceilings and canopies above stands
narrowed. The escape routes in the hall must be indicated and approved          must be reported – form 1.2 “Application for Preventive Fire Protection
by the Fire Department. Exit signs must not be obstructed from view.            Measures” in the Technical Order Forms.
As a rule, the defined hall aisles must not be built over.                      They must be fireproofed to at least class (B1 in accordance with DIN
                                                                                4102 or DIN EN 13501-1) – certification must be provided – and must be
Decorations                                                                     fitted with a sprinkler system when constituting a single covered surface of
All materials used for decorative purposes should be at least flame-            more than 30 m2. In this case, one sprinkler unit must be installed for
retardant (B1 in accordance with DIN 4102 or DIN EN 13501-1) – certifica-       every 12 m2 of covered space or part thereof; all rooms or booths con-
tion must be provided. If flame-retardance is to be applied after the stand     tained within this area must be incorporated within scope of the sprinkler
is set up, only officially approved flameproofing agents may be used in         system. In this connection, please note the information shown on the
accordance with the instructions for use.                                       notice for the installation of sprinkler-compatible materials.
The use of materials which are easily flammable or melt, drip or give off       Further information is available from MunichExpo Veranstal-
toxic gases when exposed to heat is not permitted.                              tungs GmbH.
The use of synthetic materials (e.g. polystyrene, polyure thane rigid foam,     We expressly reserve the right to impose further conditions if
expanded polystyrene, etc.) which produce large amounts of soot when on         the need for them only becomes apparent during the course of
fire, is not permitted. Proof must be provided of the flame-retardant proper-   the trade fair.
ties of the materials when installed.
Cut trees and plants
may only be used for decorative purposes when green. If during the
course of the trade fair it is ascertained that trees and plants will dry out
and thereby become more easily inflammable they must be removed.
Trees must be free of branches up to about 50 cm above the floor. Peat
must always be kept damp (risk of ignition by cigarette butts, matches,
  Notice: Installation of Sprinkler-compatible Materials and Fabrics
Stand ceilings and canopies – general information                             Fundamental requirements of grid-like net fabrics and
Stand ceilings and canopies in Halls A1 –6, B1-6 and C1-4 must generally      materials with smoke-out safety facilities
be fireproofed (to DIN 4102, B1 or DIN EN 13501-1,B) and, if constituting     The aforementioned materials can be used to cover areas in excess of 30
a single covered area of 30 m2, equipped with a sprinkler system.             m2 on single-storey stand structures to the extent that they are fireproofed
Sprinkler systems can only be dispensed with                                  and certified to DIN 4102 (B1) or EN 13501-1 (B) and, at the same time,
                                                                              approved by VdS Schadenverhütung GmbH in Cologne for usage in
– if the ceiling or canopy concerned is of a metal grid design with open-
                                                                              conjunction with sprinkler-protected risks.
  ings measuring at least 1 x 1 cm and, taking light units and similar fit-
  ments into account, the horizontal area of the openings amounts to at       When installing grid-like net fabrics and smoke-out safety facilities
  least 70 %, or                                                              on exhibition stands, it should be noted that:
– the ceiling or canopy is of a textile design that has been approved by      – the fabric covering should be stretched tightly to prevent it sagging – the
  VdS Schadenverhütung GmbH in Cologne for usage in conjunction with            fabric covering should fitted horizontally and as a single layer
  sprinkler-protected risks.                                                  – the manufacturer‟s installation instructions ensuring the given fabric‟s
Companies supplying such materials are listed below.                            sprinkler compatibility must be observed
                                                                              – hall ailes may not be covered over.
Important:                                                                    When installing grid-like net fabrics, it should also be noted that:
Irrespective of their size and design, stand ceilings and canopies must       – the maximum permissible freely covered area (i.e. without any strut
always be registered via Form 1.2 in the Exhibitors‟ Service Booklet and        support) is 30 m2
always require the written approval of Messe München GmbH‟s Technical         – the maximum permissible size of a continuous covered area in the
Exhibition Services Division, coordinated with Munich Municipal Fire            exhibition halls is variable depending on the installation height and lies
Department.                                                                     between 100 m2 (h = 7.5 m) and 400 m2 (h = 3.0 m)
Other regulations apply to Hall B0. Please contact the MEV for further        – he vertical distance between the given sprinkler and a fabric covering
information.                                                                    may not be less than 0.5 m at any point.
Your team of the Technical Exhibition Services would be pleased to            When installing smoke-out safety facilities, it should also be noted
assist with further information.                                              that:
                                                                              – the maximum permissible freely covered area (i.e. without any strut
                                                                                support) is 80 m2
                                                                              – the maximum permissible size of a continuous covered area in the
                                                                                exhibition halls is also 80 m2. Areas larger than this require the explicit
                                                                                approval of Munich Municipal Fire Department
                                                                              – the covering must be fitted in the lower third of the overall distance
                                                                                between the given sprinkler and the floor, generally max. 5 m above the
                                                                                hall floor in the case of Munich Trade Fair Centre halls
                                                                              – materials and fabrics with smoke-out safety facilities are prohibited in
                                                                                Hall B0.

     Supply sources for sprinkler-compatible materials and fabrics
    Dieter Cronenberg GmbH & Co. KG                                                  Ellermann GmbH
    Worringer Str. 17                                                                Bokelerstr. 100
    40211 Düsseldorf                                                                 33397 Rietberg
    Deutschland                                                                      Deutschland
    Tel.: + 49 (0) 2 11-1 77 50-12                                                   Tel.: + 49 (0) 52 44-90 38 0
    Fax: + 49 (0) 2 11-1 77 50-50                                                    Fax: + 49 (0) 52 44-90 38 28                                                                          
    Gerriets GmbH                                                                    GVW Interieur GmbH
    Im Kirchenhürstle 5-7                                                            Karl-Carstens-Str. 17
    79224 Umkirch bei Freiburg                                                       52146 Würselen
    Deutschland                                                                      Deutschland
    Tel.: +49 (0) 76 65-9 60-0                                                       Tel.: + 49 (0) 24 05-60 16-18
    Fax: +49 (0) 76 65-9 60-125                                                      Fax: + 49 (0) 24 05-60 16-17                                                      
    MediaSol GmbH & Co. KG                                                           Plaspack Netze GmbH
    Eusterbrockstr. 44                                                               Dr.-Grobben-Str. 1
    33378 Rheda-Wiedenbrück                                                          4690 Schwanenstadt
    Deutschland                                                                      Österreich
    Tel.: + 49 (0) 52 42-37 74 44                                                    Tel.: +43 (0) 76 73-2 47 80
    Fax: + 49 (0) 52 42-37 78 44                                                     Fax: +43 (0) 76 73-2 47 82 66                                                                                                               
    Procédés Chénel - Deutschland                                                    Rudolf Stamm GmbH
    Beilken Digital Printing Werbegesellschaft mbH                                   Sigmund-Riefler-Bogen 16
    Flughafenstraße 4                                                                81829 München
    27809 Lemwerder                                                                  Deutschland
    Deutschland                                                                      Tel.: +49 (0) 89-9 45 48 33
    Tel.: +49 (0) 4 21-69 35 20                                                      Fax: +49 (0) 89-9 45 48 30
    Fax: +49 (0) 4 21-69 35 214                                            ;                                      
    Sattler AG
    Sattlerstr. 45
    8041 Graz-Thondorf
    Tel.: +43 (0) 316 41 04-0
    Fax: +43 (0) 316 41 04-351
    Stand 09/2007
                     Notice on Suspensions and Means of Attachment

Suspensions from the roof-supporting framework may be undertaken and              Permissable means of fastening:
altered (e.g. opening of a bridle) only by the relevant service firms of MEV.
– Orders for suspensions must be made in writing to MEV, by means of              Nominal load at 0.5 times the carrying capacity value indicated by the
form 4.1. The construction to be suspended may be situated only within            manufacturer and not exceeding one tenth of the minimum breaking force.
the limits of the stand. Any intended suspension point on the roof con-           – Shackles, straight and curved, quality class 6, in accordance with E DIN
struction of the halls can be loaded to a maximum of 100 kg perpendicu-             13889, with indication of carrying capacity; for dynamic loads (e.g. sus-
larly. The maximum area load is 5 kg/m2 stand area. Suspension units for            pension of loudspeakers), only with safety split pin or retaining nut
heavier loads only on request. At the end of each fastening point (inter-         – Quick-connection element with clamping nut (chain link) in accordance
connection point) is an “O“ ring.                                                   with DIN 56 926, with indication of carrying capacity
For reasons of safety, the following types of suspension are not                  – Cobra fork head hooks – only in connection with chains in accordance
permissible:                                                                        with DIN 685
– Suspension of stand components                                                  – Turnbuckles with closed eyes, e.g. in accordance with DIN 48334, with
– Securing of stand components or exhibits (stand components or exhib-              indication of carrying capacity; for dynamic loads (e.g. suspension of
  its must stand securely on their own)                                             loudspeakers), only with safety split pin and retaining nut
– Suspended constructions connected rigidly or by force of gravity with           – “O” rings, closed, with indication of carrying capacity
  the floor of the hall
The use of lifting devices (e.g. chain hoists, motor hoists) absolutely must      Permissable cable end connections:
be discussed and agreed with the relevant contracting firm of MEV.
With regard to the attachment of objects to be suspended, the relevant            – Rope sockets (symmetrical) in accordance with EN 13411-7; for dy-
safety regulations are to be complied with. These also and especially               namic loads (e.g. suspension of loudspeakers), only with rope clamp
include BGV A1 (regulations of social insurance against occupational                (eccentric) in accordance with DIN 1142
accidents, general regulations), BGV C1 (stage performance: places of             – Asymmetrical rope sockets (wedge end clamps) in accordance with EN
events and production), BGV D8 (winches, lifting and pulling devices) and,          13411-6; for dynamic loads (e.g. suspension of loudspeakers), only with
if applicable, VStättV (directive on places of assembly) (see also VPLT             rope clamp (eccentric) in accordance with EN 13411-5
[Professional Lighting and Sound Association of Germany] SR1.0 [provi-            – Wire rope clamps in accordance with DIN 3093, only with cable eye
sion and use of traverse systems]).                                                 stiffener in accordance with DIN 3090 or Flemish eyes in accordance
                                                                                    with DIN 3095
The following details and enumerations serve as an overview and do                – Wire cable holders (with the exception of ones with a BGV test certifi-
not claim to be complete.                                                           cate sticker and following consultation with the relevant MMG contrac-
Spotlights, loudspeakers, effects devices etc. are always to be pro-                tor)
vided with a second independent safety facility (safety cable)! If steel
cable is used, the necessary minimum length of the safety cable is 1              Impermissable means of attachment:
m (see DIN 56 927). The safety attachment is to be executed in such a
way that the falling distance does not exceed 20 cm.                              – Wire cable without approval
                                                                                  – Covered wire cable
Cross-beams with lighting systems are to be equipped by the system
                                                                                  – Long-linked chains (inner length of the link > 3 times the nominal di-
installer with additional protective potential equalisation (copper,
                                                                                    ameter of the chain material)
min. 10 mm²) as per VDE 0100 part 711.
                                                                                  – Untested chains
                                                                                  – Cable binders
Permissible means of attachment:                                                  – Textile span sets without approval and indication of carrying capacity, or
                                                                                    textile span sets in accordance with DIN EN 1492, with approval and
Nominal load at 0.5 times the carrying capacity value indicated by the              indication of carrying capacity but without the use of an additional safety
manufacturer and not exceeding one tenth of the minimum breaking                    facility made of wire cable or chain
force. Cables and straps may be loaded to a maximum of one twelfth                – Damaged means of attachment (e.g. kinked cables, span sets with
of the minimum breaking force.                                                      damaged covering, span sets without label/tag)
Ensure that edges are protected! The edge radius must be at least as              – Wire cable holders (with the exception of ones with a BGV test certifi-
great as the diameter of the means of attachment (cable, span set                   cate sticker and following consultation with the relevant MEV contractor)
etc.). Means of attachment made of synthetic fibres are not suitable
for use close to spotlights.                                                      Impermissable carrying devices:
– Wire cable in accordance with DIN EN 12385, generally round strand              – Chain motors in accordance with BGV D8 without a safety cable (i.e.
  cable, standard 6 x 19 FC in accordance with EN 12385-4, with ap-                 not “hung dead” in the wire cable or chain)
– Short-linked chains with approved appurtenances, quality class 8 in             Impermissable means of fastening:
  accordance with DIN 685, with approval
– Textile span sets in accordance with DIN EN 1492, with approval and             – Carbine swivels, unscrewed • Carbine swivels, screwed
  indication of carrying capacity with the use of an additional safety facility   – Open hooks
  (safety cable) made of wire cable or chain                                      – Turnbuckles in open form in accordance with DIN 1480
– Aluminium or steel clamps which are approved for the respective trav-           – Quick-connection element with clamping nut (chain link), without indica-
  erses (appurtenances)                                                             tion of carrying capacity
                                                                                  – Textile span sets as connections between two cross-beams
                                                                                  – Further means of fastening without indication of carrying capacity
Permissible carrying devices:
– Chain motors in accordance with BGV C1                                          Impermissable cable end connections:
– Chain motors in accordance with BGV D8 with wire cable or chain                 – Rope clamps (eccentric) in accordance with EN 13411-5
  “hung dead” (parallel load-carrying to bypass the motor)                        – Rope clamps (eccentric) in accordance with DIN 741
  Nominal load: see manufacturer’s specifications
Safety details relevant to suspension units
        and means of attachment
                                              Page 2 of 2
                              Notice on Two-Storey Stand Construction


General conditions                                                                Stairways/Emergency rescue and escape routes:
                                                                                  All stairways must be built to comply with DIN 18065.
Two-storey stand construction is permitted in the following halls with the        They must have a throughout width clearance of at least 1 m.
approval of the Exhibition Management, the responsible technical team of          The height between steps may not exceed 19 cm and the step depth must
the MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH and the Munich Municipal Fire                  be at least 26 cm. The use of winding stairways is not admissible.
Department:                                                                       Handrails must offer a secure grip and be of a continuous nature.
                           A1-A6, B1-B6, C1-C4.                                   Stairways necessary for upper floors under 100 m2 in area:
Approval for two-storey stands depends on the position of the stand within        – only one stairway is required that must emerge beyond the covered
the hall, and the area it occupies. Since consideration must be given to the        area of the stand.
overall general appearance of the hall in question, the visibility of signs,
and the visual effect on neighbouring stands, two-storey constructions            Stairways required for upper storeys in excess of 100 m2 in area:
may be limited in number or prohibited altogether.                                – at least two stairways located at opposite ends of the stand, one of
Two-storey constructions must be designed in such a way that it is possi-           which must emerge beyond the covered area of the stand.
ble to install and dismantle them within the designated time periods.             No items may be stored or shelving installed in areas on or under stair-
No upper storeys may be built across aisles.                                      ways without risers.
The price of the usable space on the upper floor is calculated as a per-          Net loads / Load-bearing capacity
centage of the rate for ground floor space.
In the case of infringement of any of the conditions specified here, MEV          Ceiling strength:
reserves the right to take action in accordance with the General Terms of         The net load of the floor of the upper storey of a two-storey stand within an
Participation.                                                                    exhibition hall must comply with DIN 1055 Part 3, Table 1 as follows: If the
                                                                                  storey is used for meetings and customer service purposes, i.e. it is fur-
Approval procedure                                                                nished with tables and chairs in a free arrangement or in the form of meet-
                                                                                  ing cabins, it must withstand a net load of 3 kN/m 2. Unlimited use as an
The construction application must be submitted to MunichExpo Veranstal-           exhibition or sales area, as an assembly room with or without rows of
tungs GmbH at the latest 6 weeks before installation is due to begin. The         chairs, the floor of the upper storey must be able to withstand a net load of
following documents must accompany the application:                               5.0 kN/m2. The respective use made of it must be marked clearly in the
                                                                                  plans submitted for approval purposes.
– Forms 1.2 and 1.3 of the Order Forms for Exhibitor Services, in dupli-
  cate                                                                            Strength of stairways:
– Ground plan of ground floor, in quadruplicate                                   Stairways must always be able to withstand net loads of 5 kN/m2.
– Ground plan of upper floor, in quadruplicate
                                                                                  Strength of balustrades/banisters:
– Front and side elevation plans, in quadruplicate
– Sectional drawings, in quadruplicate                                            Balustrades and banisters must be designed to withstand loads of 1 kN/m
– Verified static load plan with statics test report or statics calculation, in   at handrail height. Proof must be probided that the pressure applied by the
  duplicate                                                                       supports does not exceed the maximum permissible pressure the hall floor
– Specification of planned construction, in duplicate                             can withstand.
– Any documentation relevant to the given glass structure (installation site
  of glazing, glass type, glass thickness, type of mounting, pane size)           Fire preventions regulations
All documents are to be submitted in German, and all drawings to                  (see also form 1.2 and “Fire Protection Measures at Trade Fairs and
specified scale. Documents submitted by fax cannot be processed.                  Exhibitions“ notice for more details)
The costs of the approval procedure are to be borne by the exhibitor.             The maximum length of any escape route from the upper floor to a main
Please note that irrespective of approval by the Technical Exhibition             hall aisle (connection between the hall gates situated opposite each other)
Services Department, the installer and/or operator of an exhibition stand is      should be 25 m.
responsible for compliance with public statutory regulations, such as the         If the area covered by the upper storey exceeds 30 m2, a sprinkler system
Bavarian Building Regulations (BayBO), insofar as applicable to exhibition        must be installed in accordance with VDS regulations, with one sprinkler
stands, as well as with the terms of participation of MunichExpo Veranstal-       unit to be installed for every 12 m2 or part thereof of covered space. All
tungs GmbH. Easily inflammable materials are not to be used.                      rooms must be incorporated within the sprinkler system.
Stand construction                                                                No area of the upper storey may have a closed ceiling or canopy. Metal
                                                                                  modular ceilings with a grid opening of at least 1 x 1 cm are allowed.
Stands may be installed conventionally or using modular system elements.          Inclusive of lighting elements, the air permeability of the open area must
                                                                                  comprise at least 70%.
Materials standard in exhibition stand construction are to be used for floor
and wall coverings and ceilings. Easily flammable materials may not be            All separate rooms used by staff (offices, recreation rooms, meeting
used.                                                                             rooms, etc.) within the given stand area must offer an adequately clear
                                                                                  view of the nearest escape route and the path leading to same (cf. item
The height clearance of rooms inside the stand on both ground and first
                                                                                  4.4.4 of the Technical Guidelines).
floors must be at least 2.4 m in the case of stands with two storeys. No
anchorages in hall floors are allowed.                                            Up until final approval of the completed stand, additional measures of
                                                                                  safety or fire prevention may also be imposed if deemed necessary.
Positioning of cabins/Design of upper storey:
Stairways, open cabins, terraces and catering areas must be set back a            Outdoor exhibition area
distance of at least 3 m to the neighbouring stands. If it is not possible to
maintain this distance, a closed partition of at least 2 m in height must be      Please give special attention to the “Notice on Fire Protection Measures in
installed here as a screen. The side facing the neighbouring stand must be        the Outdoor Exhibition Area” and “Notice on Stand Structures and Exhibits
finished in white, of neutral and clean appearance. The neighbour is              in the Outdoor Exhibition Area” with regard to two-storey stand construc-
permitted to use this surface for promotion purposes.                             tion in the outdoor exhibition area.
Balustrades must be at least 1.0 metres in height. They must be equipped
with at least upper, central and lower cross-supports. Where open at floor
level, an anti-roll batten must be installed on the floor (height ≥ 0.05 m). To
prevent objects (such as wine glasses) being placed on balustrades where
they can easily fall off, the handrails or tops of balustrades must be circular
or rounded in shape.
Notice on “Fire Safety Regulations in the Outdoor Exhibition Area“
                                 Please also note form 1.2 of the Order Forms for Exhibitor Services!

General                                                                       Heating equipment
Roads may not be blocked by stand structures or other such items at any       The use of liquid gas for heating purposes is prohibited. Adequate oil-fired
time including stand assembly and dismantling periods. They are to be         furnaces may be used in consultation with the Munich Municipal Fire
kept clear across their entire width. Fire hydrants and emergency tele-       Department.
phones must always be kept clear of any stand structures or stored items      Heating equipment is to be set up outside tents at least 2 m away from the
such that they are freely accessible at all times.                            tent wall and may not be located immediately adjacent to an exit. Radiant
This notice applies to the open-air areas F5 – F13. The loading yards will    heaters must be located at least 3 m away from objects that are made of
be dealt with separately.                                                     flammable materials and situated in the direction of radiation. Moreover,
                                                                              objects made of flammable materials and located in the direction of the air
Stand design, stand construction, signage                                     flow must be at least 2 m away from outlets belonging to heater fans to the
Kindly note the regulations and guidelines governing the construc-            extent that the temperature of the hot air exceeds 40°C. Non-observance
tion and operation of temporary structures (FBauR) and DIN 4112               of the requisite minimum distances is only permissible if the heating
(Temporary Structures: Guidelines for Design and Execution) in the            equipment concerned has an appropriately approved design or is
versions valid at the given time.                                             screened by a fireretardant, inflammable wall.
Each storey must have at least two exits.                                     To the extent that fireplaces and/or heating oil tanks are located on the
Each point on the stand must have access to an exit leading to the open       given stand, these are to be provided with at least fire-retardant screening
air within a maximum distance of 30 m.                                        (walls, ceilings, doors, air inlets and outlets).
In the case of multi-storey stands, each storey has to have access to at      The heating equipment is to be protected from trespassers. No flammable
least one exit leading directly out into the open such that it can be used    materials may be stored within a radius of 5 m of the given fireplace (ref.
without risk as an emergency escape route. Staircase design and con-          FlBauR directive).
struction requirements are stipulated in DIN 18065. The use of winding        Heating equipment and fireplaces generally require the approval of the
stairways is not admissible.                                                  local fire department.
The space underneath stairways may not be used for storage purposes.
A minimum distance of 10 m is required between stand structures measur-
                                                                              Fire extinguisher
ing > 75 m2. The required space must as a general rule be kept clear.         On each and every exhibition stand (tent, container) or other facility there
                                                                              should be one standard fire extinguisher (content min. 9 l) at least at each
All separate rooms used by staff within the given stand must have a suffi-
                                                                              exit point, one carbon dioxide extinguisher (content min. 2 kg) in kitchen
ciently clear view of the nearest escape route (visual link).
                                                                              areas and one fat fire extinguisher (content min. 6 l) in areas where deep-
Stand structures in the outdoor exhibition area with staff rooms without      fat fryers are operated in compliance with DIN EN 3 or DIN 14406.
visual link or rooms which are accessible only through another, separate
room (encapsulated rooms), require an emergency exit (window clearance        Use of liquid gas
of at least 0.6 by 1 m, maximum height from floor 1.1 m, without protective
grid and easy to open by hand from the inside) which leads directly to the    The use of liquid gas is generally prohibited.
open air.
                                                                              Further requirements for outdoor exhibition stands with a
Or else, encapsulated rooms may be separated from other stand areas                                            2
only by glazing to preserve the visual perception of a single room.           total floor area exceeding 500 m
All the requisite exits are to be identified with signs in accordance with    The construction plans required in accordance with Item 2.2. of the
Accident Prevention Regulation BGV A8. The clearance width of escape          FlBauR for outdoor exhibition stands with a total floor area exceeding 500
routes must be minimum 1 m.                                                   m2 are to be submitted to Munich Municipal Fire Department in quadrupli-
The identification of emergency exit routes must be clearly visible.          cate in good time to the following address:
The size of the given sign must give due consideration to the distance        Landeshauptstadt München – Kreisverwaltungsreferat
from which it is to be seen as follows:                                       Hauptabteilung V Branddirektion
 For viewing distances      Type               Sign size in mm a x b          Vorb. Brand- und Gefahrenschutz
 up to                                         (DIN 825:2004-12)              Sondergebiet Veranstaltungen IV – SV - 4
 (DIN 4844-1:2005-05)                                                         An der Hauptfeuerwache 8
                                                                              80331 München, Germany
                            Internally lit     74 x 148 mm
 15 m                                                                         Tel. (+49 89) 23 53-40 00
                            Illuminated        148 x 297 mm
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                            Internally lit     148 x 297 mm
 30 m                                                                         For your own planning requirements, we ask you to submit your docu-
                            Illuminated        297 x 594 mm
                                                                              ments in time, however, no later than 6 weeks prior to your stand set-up
Building materials, decorative features
                                                                              The provision of construction approval by Munich Municipal Fire Depart-
The use of combustible building materials is allowed; readily flammable
                                                                              ment is subject to a charge.
building materials are prohibited.
Only such objects and materials (B1 to DIN 4102) as are designated as
being at the very least flame retardant may be used for decorative pur-       Smoke-Extraction Outlets
poses or as curtaining. Proof of the product‟s fire resistance should be      To the extent that any stand structures are not equipped with windows that
provided when it has been installed. If this characteristic is to be proven   open, they must then be provided with smoke-extraction outlets with a total
retrospectively, this can only be done with small quantities of the product   opening area of at least 0.5 percent of the floor space of the given storey.
and, given Munich Municipal Fire Department‟s agreement, using a suit-        The devices used for opening the smoke extractors must be located in
able, approved flame protection agent and in compliance with the relevant     easily accessible places on the stand structure and identified at the point
processing instructions. Decorations featuring natural deciduous trees        of operation with the marking "Rauchabzug" (Smoke Extractor).
and/or conifers may only be used in a fresh condition.

 Munich Municipal Fire Department reserves the right to impose supplementary conditions to the extent
 that these are deemed necessary for fire safety approval reasons or during operation of the given facility.

                     MunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH’s Technical Guidelines apply additionally.

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