FAQ for Exhibitors

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ACHEMA Event Dates

When does ACHEMA take place?

ACHEMA 2024
10 - 14 June 2024

ACHEMA 2027
14 - 18 June 2027

Application

How can I apply?

Exhibitors can register online here. Alternatively, the registration forms can also be downloaded there as pdf.

What is the deadline for applications?

There is no deadline for applications, areas will be rented out according to availability.

Is there a minimum stand size?

Yes, 12 m².

What is included in the exhibition fee?

  • Provision of the exhibition area for exhibition purposes
  • Printed programme and posters (DIN A2) in appropriate numbers
  • Digital ACHEMA logo indicating hall and stand number for download
  • Social media kit to simplify the promotion of event participation
  • 1 copy of the ACHEMA 2024 catalogue
  • Exhibitor passes proportionate to stand size, setup and dismantling tickets
  • Sign with stand number

When will I receive the stand offer?

After receipt of the first rental instalment offers will be sent to exhibitors step by step, depending on date of receipt, past participation at ACHEMA as well as on the technical requirements of the exhibition.

When will I receive the stand confirmation?

After stand allocation and payment of the first instalment.

Can I choose a stand?

Every exhibitor receives an offer with a stand proposal. Stand requests should be submitted with the stand application.

Can I cancel free of charge?

Yes, up to 31 January 2023.

In the event of cancellation between 01 February 2023 and 31 August 2023, the 1st instalment of the agreed fees will be charged as compensation. In the event of cancellation between 01 September 2023 and 10 March 2024, 50% of the agreed fees will be charged as compensation. In the event of cancellation from 11 March 2024, 100% of the agreed fees will be charged as compensation.

In case of withdrawal of registered co-exhibitors, after sending the invoice for the participation fee for co-exhibitors, this fee will be forfeited.

How are the rental instalments (RI) charged? When are they due?

1st RI = € 92.00 per m² ordered, due directly after applying
2nd RI = 65 % of the balance of the total exhibition fee, due by 15 September 2023 at the earliest
3rd RI = 35 % of the balance of the total exhibition fee, due by 15 February 2024 at the earliest

Can I pay by credit card?

Yes, by MasterCard, VISA, AMEX and Diners.

Co-Exhibitors

How can I register a co-exhibitor?

Co-exhibitors can be registered here.

What is the fee for co-exhibitors?

€ 1,060.00 plus the visitor flat-rate of € 90.00 and the media package tariff of € 320.00. In the case of a cancellation, the co-exhibitor fee is forfeited.

How many free exhibitor tickets does a co-exhibitor receive?

Two exhibitor tickets.

We intend to exhibit with our subsidiaries. Do they have to be registered as co-exhibitors?

Yes, subsidiaries have to be registered as co-exhibitors. This also ensures that their company names, contact details and products will also be listed in the official ACHEMA publications.

Can co-exhibitors also publish entries?

Yes, co-exhibitors can publish entries in the ACHEMA publications on the same terms as exhibitors.

Exhibition Halls

What is the best way to find your way around the exhibition grounds? Is there a thematical structure?

The hall allocation follows the thematical structure of the exhibition groups of ACHEMA 2024. For your orientation you will find the hall plan with the exhibition groups here.

Entry Requirements

Do ACHEMA participants need a visa?

Citizens from countries requiring a visa to travel to Germany to visit ACHEMA or exhibit at ACHEMA require a business travel visa. We can support you with a personalized visa invitation letter.

Please note that the VISA invitation letter will not be processed from December 20, 2023 to January 3, 2024.

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Arrival

How to get there?

By car:

Via Autobahn A5 change to A648 at interjunction Frankfurt Westkreuz. There is direct access from the Autobahn exit Frankfurt West (i.e. no "green badge" required) to the Rebstock multi-storey car park.
Access from the city center via Theodor-Heuss-Allee to Katharinen-Kreisel (N.B. "green badge" required).
There is a free shuttle bus from the Rebstock area to the exhibition grounds (probably to the entrances Galleria, Portalhaus Hall 11 and Hall 3) every 5 - 10 minutes.

 

By train:

From the central station to the exhibition grounds by S-Bahn (departure from central station, tief, platform 104, stop "Messe Frankfurt" station).

  • S3 direction Bad Soden
  • S4 direction Kronberg
  • S5 direction Friedrichsdorf
  • S6 direction Friedberg

From the central station to the exhibition grounds by tram (departure in front of central station, stop "Festhalle/Messe" station).

  • Tram 16 direction Ginnheim
  • Tram 17 direction Rebstockbad

Walking distance from the main station to the exhibition grounds approx. 15 minutes.

Information on rail connections
Information on public transport

 

By plane:

From Frankfurt Airport you can reach the central station in about 10 minutes with S-Bahn S8 and S9.

From the central station to the exhibition grounds by S-Bahn (departure from central station, tief, platform 104, stop "Messe Frankfurt" station).

  • S3 direction Bad Soden
  • S4 direction Kronberg
  • S5 direction Friedrichsdorf
  • S6 direction Friedberg

From the central station to the exhibition grounds by tram (departure in front of central station, stop "Festhalle/Messe" station).

  • Tram 16 direction Ginnheim
  • Tram 17 direction Rebstockbad

Deutsche Bahn Event Ticket

With the Deutsche Bahn event ticket, you can travel on long-distance trains using 100% eco-electricity and thus sustainably reduce the CO2 emissions of your journey to ACHEMA 2024.
We will provide information on the details of the DB event ticket as well as on the nationwide standardized fixed prices here, probably from October 2023.

Parking

Where and how can I order parking spaces for ACHEMA 2024?

Please order your parking spaces in the exhibitor portal of ACHEMA 2024.

Are parking spaces for exhibitors subject to a charge?

Yes, exhibitor parking spaces are subject to a fee. You will see the exact prices in due course in the exhibitor portal of ACHEMA 2024.

Can I select a specific parking space or multi-storey car park when placing my order?

Please choose between parking spaces on the exhibition grounds and parking spaces in the multi-storey car park on the Rebstock area. At the exhibition grounds, the aim is always to allocate parking spaces close to the stand.

How do I get from the Rebstock multi-storey car park to the exhibition grounds?

There is a free shuttle bus from the Rebstock area to the exhibition grounds (probably to the entrances Galleria, Portalhaus Hall 11 and Hall 3) every 5 - 10 minutes.

How many parking spaces can I order?

Order as many parking spaces as you need. When ordering parking spaces, each exhibitor should be allocated at least one parking space on the exhibition grounds. Therefore, it may happen that you are also allocated parking spaces in the multi-storey car park on the Rebstock area.

Are parking tickets also valid for the set-up and dismantling periods?

No, parking tickets are only valid for the duration of ACHEMA 2024, i.e. from 10 June to 14 August 2024.

Can co-exhibitors also order parking spaces?

Yes, co-exhibitors can order parking spaces in the multi-storey car park on the Rebstock area. From there, a free shuttle bus runs to the exhibition grounds every 5 - 10 minutes (probably to the entrances Galleria, Portalhaus Hall 11 and Hall 3).

When and how will the parking tickets be sent out?

Parking tickets will be sent out approx. 4 - 6 weeks before ACHEMA 2024 by e-mail together with the invoice. There is a download link for each parking ticket. The company name is printed on the parking ticket. The parking ticket contains a QR code which will be scanned upon entry.

Exhibitor Tickets

How many exhibitor tickets does an exhibitor receive free of charge?

Two tickets for the first 10m², one ticket for each additional 10m² or part thereof. Example: 31m² = five tickets

How many free exhibitor tickets does a co-exhibitor receive?

Two exhibitor tickets.

Barrier-free

Barrier-free exchanges

Please visit Messe Frankfurt's website on barrier-free exchanges.

Detailled information will be available 6 weeks prior to ACHEMA 2024.

Hotel Accomodation

How can I reserve hotel accomodation?

Please direct your inquiries directly to:

Tourismus+Congress GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Kaiserstraße 56, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Tel. +49 69 24 74 55 - 400, E-Mail: info[at]infofrankfurt.de, Internet: http://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de

Marketing

How can we promote our company and brand in the official ACHEMA publications (printed catalogue, ACHEMA App)?

Catalogue ACHEMA 2024

  • Full-page, 4 color advertisements on chapter page or cover page. Placement requests will be processed chronologically  by the date of receipt.
  • Publication of a protected brand name as text or a brand logo incl. explanatory text.

ACHEMA App

  • Logo package: your company logo is published in the exhibitor list, in the exhibitor entry and the hall plan.
  • Prominently placed banner, published on one of the following pages: main menu, exhibitors' directory or events overview. The banner will be linked to your detailed exhibitor entry. The number of available banner placements is limited.
  • An individually designed and exclusive content page which will be linked directly from the app's exhibitor menu. One main page and up to 3 subpages can be filled with content (text and images).
  • Splash Screen - full screen ad: your advertisement or illustration will be displayed when the user of the mobile app accesses one of the main menus. The screen filling advertisement can be visualized e.g. before the display automatically transitions to the list of exhibitors, the events overview of the congress programme or the product index. The display before editorial content is also possible.

All advertising options can be ordered through the ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal.

What are the possibilities for Internet advertisements?

Web banners in different sizes and with different positioning options can be placed. Besides your company information, registered trademarks (brand names) will also be shown.
Furthermore, you can attract attention to your stand by publishing your innovations presented at ACHEMA under the "Products" section in ACHEMA online.

Are there any specific branding or sponsoring opportunities to highlight the presence and expertise of my company to a broader audience?

Starting with various options to place advertisements on the ACHEMA website, in the ACHEMA mobile App and in the printed ACHEMA catalogue you can become an Innovation Partner. The ACHEMA innovation themes offer a set of partnership opportunities with exciting features to promote your brand globally in just the right context. More information on innovation partnership.

How can I present my innovations?

New developments and press releases appear in context with the product presentations on ACHEMA online. Visitors can can take advantage of the central search and filter functions of the website to identify the  innovations within the wide range of information, and journalists from the daily and specialist press can quickly obtain an overview for their coverage of ACHEMA. Entries covering new developments can easily be ordered via the ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal (refer to Media Package or Product Information. 

What are the possibilities for advertising on the exhibition grounds?

In our ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal you will find information on our attractive range of advertising options - from wall display cases, transparency posters, illuminated columns and e-posters through to billboards.

What kind of advertising material can I use for my direct visitor promotion?

Programmes and posters for ACHEMA 2024 can be requested free of charge - while stocks last. Other advertising material is available in our ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal.

Where can I find an overview on press services for exhibitors?

You will find an overview of all available press and media services for exhibitors as well as further contact details on our Press pages in due time.

Can I use the ACHEMA Logo for printed matter?

The logo is available free of charge at Downloads as a jpeg file.

Media Package Tariff

What does the media package tariff cover?

For the media package tariff each exhibitor receives a clearly structured exhibitor entry in the ACHEMA publications. It covers:

  • company name, contact details and a short company profile (German/English, 200 characters each) in the catalogue, ACHEMA online and the ACHEMA App
  • your company logo in the catalogue and ACHEMA online
  • two detailed product information entries in ACHEMA online (500 text characters each in English with 1 illustration each)
  • placement of a hyperlink to your company website.
  • 5 keyword entries in ACHEMA online, the ACHEMA App and the visitor information system on-site.
  • exhibition group in ACHEMA online and the ACHEMA App

The media package will be charged at a package tariff of € 495,- for every exhibitor. The co-exhibitor tariff is € 320,-.

Publications

What are the advantages of the ACHEMA publications?

The ACHEMA 2024 Catalogue, the ACHEMA online website and the ACHEMA App are the official media of ACHEMA 2024. Additionally, information on your company will be available to all visitors at the information terminals on the exhibition grounds. This ensures widespread publicity for your company and targeted contact on the part of interested professionals.

Is there a charge for ACHEMA publications?

Yes, a media package charge of € 495.- is invoiced to all exhibitors for the publication of an entry in the ACHEMA 2024 Catalogue, the app and on the ACHEMA website. For co-exhibitors the media package costs € 320.-.

How can I present my innovations?

New developments and press releases appear in context with the product presentations on ACHEMA online. Visitors can can take advantage of the central search and filter functions of the website to identify the  innovations within the wide range of information, and journalists from the daily and specialist press can quickly obtain an overview for their coverage of ACHEMA. Entries covering new developments can easily be ordered via the ACHEMA Exhibitor Portal (refer to Media Package or Product Information. 

What are the possibilities for Internet advertisements?

Web banners in different sizes and with different positioning options can be placed. Besides your company information, registered trademarks (brand names) will also be shown.
Furthermore, you can attract attention to your stand by publishing your innovations presented at ACHEMA under the "Products" section in ACHEMA online.

Can co-exhibitors also publish entries?

Yes, co-exhibitors can publish entries in the ACHEMA publications on the same terms as exhibitors.

Research Contribution

What is the research contribution?

Based on the size of the stand area, a voluntary research contribution of € 6.50/m² is requested, which will be transferred after ACHEMA 2024 without any deduction to a non-profit organisation or foundation that promotes young scientists in fields of work that can be assigned to the exhibitor profile of ACHEMA. The exhibitor will receive a donation receipt for the amount actually donated. Exhibitors will be informed at the end of 2023 which non-profit organisation has been selected by DECHEMA for this purpose.

Technical Guidelines

Technical Guidelines

The aim of the Technical Guidelines is to ensure that the event proceeds smoothly, to enable exhibitors to present their exhibits to best advantage and thus to attract visitors and interested parties appropriately.

Please also note the relevant factsheets and forms for stand construction approval and presentation of exhibits.

Visitor Flat-Rate

What is the visitor flat-rate?

Each exhibitor pays an obligatory sum for access to an optional number of day tickets for guests calculated as a graduated flat-rate based on the size of the stand. For further details please see item 13. "Visitor Acquisition" of the General Conditions of Participation.

Restaurants and shopping facilities on the exhibition grounds

Which restaurants and shopping facilities are available?

Numerous other stores are located in the Skyline Plaza shopping center directly adjacent to the exhibition grounds (opposite the Festhalle Süd exit).

Services on the exhibition grounds

Where can I do what?

Business Center/MultiMedia-Shop
Torhaus Service Centre, Level 3
Phone: +49 69 7575-1309
Chargeable service:
Copying service (black and white and colour copies)
Fax service
Printing of business cards
Internet terminals with e-mailing, uploading/downloading and printing facilities
Laminating
Saving
Sale of floppy disks, transparencies and copying paper

 

Theft
Please report to the police:
Hall 4.0 South/West, Entrance Operation and Security Center (OSC)
Phone +49 69 7575-6555

 

Lost and Found
Fair lost property office
Torhaus Service Centre, Level 0
Phone: +49 69 7575-1448
E-mail: fundbuero[at]messefrankfurt.com

 

Church services
Torhaus Service Centre, level 4
Tel.: +49 69 752476
Room of Silence/ecumenical prayer room: open all day
Muslim prayer room:
Location to follow
Jewish prayer room:
Location to follow

 

ATM machine
For EC and credit cards:
Torhaus entrance, S-Bahn terminal
Hall 4.1 Foyer

 

Post service
DHL Trade Fairs & Events GmbH
Torhaus Service Centre, Level 3
Phone: +49 69 7575-5462

 

Baby changing and breastfeeding room
Baby changing and breastfeeding room:
Hall 3.1, south side, room 10 (opposite the hall master's office)
Baby-changing rooms:
Halls 4.0, 4.1 and 4.2 West and East
in both the ladies' and gents' toilets.
Further baby changing facilities:
Sanitary station in Hall 4.0 South/West, Operation and Security Center (OSC) entrance.
Torhaus Service Center, Level 3, ladies' and gents' toilets

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