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Information for exhibitors and stand builders

Here you will find all the times, locations, service and plans you need for smooth set-up and dismantling.

Important documents:

Access Exhibition Grounds (PDF, 202.4 kB)

Exhibition Grounds (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Keep in Mind Brochure (PDF, 1.2 MB)

Timeline (PDF, 576.9 kB)

Traffic Guide (PDF, 341.0 kB)

Booking of the time slot for deliveries via the Messe Berlin tool VisiFair will be possible from 15 December 2023.

Setting Up and Dismantling

All persons must also register free of charge in advance for the set-up and dismantling periods via our BECO-Webshop.

Start of stand construction:

  • from 2. February 2024, 7 a.m. to 0.00 p.m. daily - all halls
  • Exception: halls 1.1, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1, 5.1, 6.1 from 1. February , 7 a.m. to 0.00 p.m.
  • Night works possible from 1. - 5. February: ordering at least 1 day before (BECO Webshop> Permissions, Night works).

End of construction work

  • 5. February , until 0.00 p.m.(construction)
  • 6. February, until 10 p.m. (decoration)

Start of dismantling period:

  • 9. February: after 4 p.m.
  • truck from 3,5t after 8 p.m.
  • car up to 3,5 t after 8 p.m.
  • 10. - 12. February : 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. daily - all halls

Every exhibitor is obliged to correctly equip and furnish the stand and to staff it with personnel for the duration of the exhibition.

Stands may be dismantled on Friday, 9. February 2024 after 4 p.m.

Stand construction personnel without vehicle: Access from 7 a.m. only via the respective person entrances: Jafféestrasse (Entrance South), Masurenallee (Entrance North).

Admission is only possible with the appropriate admission authorization, which can only be obtained in advance online including registration.

When entering the premises, this must be shown together with the ID card.

Gates may not be used as entrances for people.

During the setting up and dismantling periods setting up and dismantling passes must be worn in such a way that they are clearly visible.

Please order your setting up and dismantling passes only in the BECO-Webshop.

Your exhibitor pass is also valid as a set up and dismantling pass for access to the exhibition grounds.

Sunday, 4. February 2024 : please note that HGVs exceeding a total permissible weight of 7.5t are banned from movements on Sundays and public holidays between the hours of 0000 and 2200.

Exceptions may be granted by a relevant transport authority, including for exhibitors’ vehicles, if the items transported are part of the inventory (§ 30 Abs. 3 StVO).

In accordance with § 46 Abs 1 Nr. 7 (StVO) permits may also be granted on an individual or permanent basis for particular movements:

  • 2.5 Equipment and exhibits, as well as foods for trade fairs, exhibitions, markets, local festivals, cultural or sports events
  • 2.6 Moving classic HGVs to trade fairs exhibitions, markets, local festivals, cultural or sports events
  • 2.10 Empty runs and return journeys in connection with movements as per Items 2.1 – 2.9.

To apply for a permit the following documentation is required:

  • a written application stating reasons (including details of the goods being transported) and proof that movements are necessary during the ban on HGVs
  • vehicle registration papers; in the case of non-German vehicles, if not contained in the registration papers, a corresponding official document with the total permissible weight

In accordance with § 46, 47 StVO, the office responsible for applications / permits is the road traffic authority of the district where goods are loaded, or where the applicant has their main offices or a secondary branch.

If goods are to be transported across borders, an application must be made to the road traffic authority of the relevant border crossing.

Messe Berlin’s new VisiFair system ensures stress-free and on-schedule planning. The distribution and allocation of time slots for the various loading zones reduces congestion at the entrance gates considerably, thus saving precious time when assembling and dismantling stands.

Exhibitors and suppliers can only enter the trade fair grounds for assembly and disassembly work after registering with the system and pre-booking a loading zone.

You can find all the information and the link to book via ➤ Traffic and Logistics.

For deliveries to your stand, please use the following label:

  • Exhibitor/company
  • Hall/stand number
    c/o Messegelände der Messe Berlin GmbH / FRUIT LOGISTICA
    Messedamm 22
    14055 Berlin, Germany
  • Phone number (of the responsible person at the stand)

Please ensure that your stand is manned to accept/receive the shipment.

The trade fair management can neither receive nor store deliveries.

Fair Duration

Exhibitor passes entitle holders to access the exhibition halls from 08.00 a.m. – 07.00 p.m. In order to simplify admittance checks we would appreciate your wearing your exhibitor pass in such a way that it is clearly visible. Your exhibitor pass must be scanned by our staff on the doors whenever you enter or leave the exhibition grounds.

Additional exhibitor passes can be ordered at the BECO-Webshop. Additional passes can also be obtained on site from the Exhibitor Service Center at Großer Stern.

For exhibitors

  • Wednesday / Thursday 8.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.
  • Friday 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Should you require a parking space on the exhibition grounds we recommend that you order a parking pass at the BECO-Webshopas soon as possible.

Please note that parking passes are only valid from 7-9 February 2024 and cannot be used during the setting up and dismantling periods.