Cologne, 21.–24.02.2021 #IEM2021

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Exhibitor checklist

We want to make sure that your participation as an exhibitor at INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR is stress free. In addition we want to and make it easier for you to prepare for the trade fair. The following check list will provide you with an overview of all the things that you should consider and it includes important deadlines. This way, you will have all the important dates at a glance.

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  • Stand space

    Layout planning begins

    01.03.2020 | 7:00 AM

    Start of hall allocation.

    Sales

    Sebastian Hein
    Sales Manager
    Tel. +49 221 821-2426
    e-mail

    Jonas Falk
    Sales Manager
    Tel. +49 221 821-2078
    e-mail

    Fax +49 221 821-3006

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  • Orders

    Hotel room reservation

    01.05.2020 | 8:00 AM

    Book your hotel accomodation for INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR here.

    Hotel and Travel Services
    Tel. +49 221 821-3998
    Fax +49 221 821-3999
    e-mail

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    To the booking portal
  • Stand space

    Mailing of stand confirmations

    01.05.2020 | 8:00 AM

    Starting in May 2020 stand confirmations are sent out. The participation contract takes effect with stand confirmation. The stand area confirmation includes dimensioned stand sketches and site maps as attachments.

    Exhibitor Support
    Tel. +49 221 821-3998
    e-mail

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  • Stand space

    Application of co-exhibitors

    31.10.2020 | 6:00 PM

    Deadline for the application of co-exhibitors*.

    Form 1.20 is available in the download area.

    *Co-exhibitors are companies that are represented at the trade fair with their own products and their own personnel but use the stand area of a main exhibitor. Companies within a corporate group and subsidiaries count as co-exhibitors.

    Sales

    Sebastian Hein
    Sales Manager
    Tel. +49 221 821-2426
    e-mail

    Jonas Falk
    Sales Manager
    Tel. +49 221 821-2078
    e-mail

    Fax +49 221 821-3006

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  • Services

    Deadline for ordering fire protection

    23.11.2020 | 8:00 AM

    Place your order through the service shop. It is possible to make a reservation at a later point in time for an additional charge.

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  • Invoice

    Mailing of stand rental invoice

    01.12.2020 | 8:00 AM

    You will receive the invoice for the participation fee including stand area rental, along with your free work and exhibitor passes, starting December 2020. Invoice amounts are payable immediately upon receipt of the invoice.

    Service team Koelnmesse
    Tel. +49 221 821-3941
    e-mail

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  • Services

    Mailing of service shop log-in data

    14.12.2020 | 8:00 AM

    Starting about December 2020 service shop log-in data is sent to exhibitors whose stands have been confirmed. You can easily order our trade fair services online through the service shop.

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  • Services

    Deadline 21.12.2020 for ordering in the service shop

    21.12.2020 | 8:00 AM

    Place your order through the service shop!

    - Deadline for ordering exhaust vent and compressed air installation*

    - Deadline for ordering suspensions (from the hall celling)*

    *It is possible to make a reservation at a later point in time for an additional charge.

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  • Advertising materials

    Editorial and advertising deadline for the Marketing Package

    08.01.2021 | 8:00 AM

    All main exhibitors, co-exhibitors and all additionally represented companies are obliged to order the Marketing Package, which includes an entry in the printed catalogue. A fee is charged for this service. Please make a note of the deadline for providing editorial and advertising content.

    NEUREUTER FAIR MEDIA GmbH
    Tel. +49 201 365 47-238
    Fax +49 201 365 47-325
    e-mail

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    To the Media Shop
  • Services

    Deadline 18.01.2021 for ordering in the service shop

    18.01.2021 | 8:00 AM

    Place your order through the service shop!

    - Deadline for ordering advertising space

    - Deadline for ordering electrical installations*

    - Deadline for ordering water connections*

    - Deadline for ordering stand security*

    - Deadline for ordering stand cleaning

    - Deadline for ordering waste disposal

    - Deadline for tableware rental

    - Deadline for ordering internet and telecommunications*

    - Deadline for ordering forwarding services

    - Deadline for ordering (long-term) parking permits*

    *It is possible to make a reservation at a later point in time for an additional charge.

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  • Services

    Deadline for ordering parking spaces for trucks/refrigerated container

    01.02.2021 | 8:00 AM

    Please note: Allocation is subject to availability.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Thomas Krohm
    Tel. +49 221 821-2978
    Fax +49 221 821-3209
    e-mail

    Roman Gersch
    Tel. +49 221 821-3588
    e-mail

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  • Services

    Deadline for ordering conference and office catering

    08.02.2021 | 8:00 AM

    Order via webshop of Aramark Restaurations GmbH.

    Aramark Restaurations GmbH
    Deutz-Mülheimer Strasse 109
    51063 Köln
    Tel. +49 221 284-8584
    e-mail
    To the website

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    To the Aramark webshop
  • Services

    Deadline 11.02.2021 for ordering in the service shop

    11.02.2021 | 8:00 AM

    Place your order through the service shop!

    - Deadline for press compartments

    - Deadline for ordering room rental (office and conference rooms)

    - Deadline for ordering furniture rental

    - Deadline for plant rental and sale

    - Deadline for ordering audio/video/PC equipment rental

    - Deadline for light, video and sound systems

    - Deadline for ordering hostesses/stand staff and setup, dismantling and supporting staff

    - Deadline for material impregnation

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  • Trade Fair

    GEMA application deadline

    12.02.2021 | 8:00 AM

    Apply musical reproduction/performance with GEMA.

    GEMA – Bezirksdirektion NRW
    P.O. Box 1013 43, 44013 Dortmund, Germany
    Tel. +49 231 57701-200
    Fax +49 231 57701-230

    www.gema.de

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  • Stand construction

    Start of construction period

    15.02.2021 | 7:00 AM

    Please observe the build-up times as well as the traffic guidelines and the vehicle admission.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Thomas Krohm
    Tel. +49 221 821-2978
    Fax +49 221 821-3209
    e-mail

    Roman Gersch
    Tel. +49 221 821-3588
    e-mail

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    Construction and dismantling instructions
  • Stand construction

    End of Construction period all halls

    20.02.2021 | 8:00 PM

    Please observe the traffic guidelines and the vehicle admission.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Thomas Krohm
    Tel. +49 221 821-2978
    Fax +49 221 821-3209
    e-mail

    Roman Gersch
    Tel. +49 221 821-3588
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    Construction and dismantling instructions
  • Trade Fair

    Start of the fair

    21.02.2021 | 8:00 AM

    This opening times are valid for exhibitors. Visitors can access from 9:00 a.m.

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    To the opening times
  • Stand construction

    Start of dismantling

    24.02.2021 | 5:00 PM

    The stand may not be partially or completely cleared, nor may exhibits be packed away, before 07:00 p.m. on 24.02.2021. Koelnmesse has the right to impose a contract penalty of up to 5,000.00 euros for each time that an exhibitor violates this regulation. Koelnmesse may in addition/as an alternative bar the exhibitor in question from participating in the following event.

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  • Trade Fair

    End of the fair

    24.02.2021 | 5:00 PM

    This opening times are valid for exhibitors. Visitors can access till 5:00 a.m.

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    To the opening times
  • Stand construction

    End of dismantling

    27.02.2021 | 12:00 PM

    Please observe the traffic guidelines and the vehicle admission.

    Site Security/Logistics

    Thomas Krohm
    Tel. +49 221 821-2978
    Fax +49 221 821-3209
    e-mail

    Roman Gersch
    Tel. +49 221 821-3588
    e-mail

    Download calendar entry

    Construction and dismantling instructions