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Guideline for International Trade Visitors

Here you can find helpful information about your visit of IFA in Berlin. We are looking forward to welcoming you!

How to buy a ticket? How to register as a Trade Visitor?

IFA is serving its customers worldwide. The network of IFA Representative Offices (Messe Berlin's representatives) on all five continents guarantees that international trade visitors can almost always reach a nearby representative of IFA in their region.

In order to buy a ticket for IFA we recommend to contact your IFA Representative Office (official representatives of Messe Berlin GmbH) in your country or region.

Our IFA Representative Offices provide information about IFA, service for ticketing and pre-registration, visa application and travel arrangements in national language.

How to apply for Visa?

Please contact the IFA Representative Offices in your region for support on visa application. Kindly note that you need to buy your ticket and register as IFA trade visitor before you are able to apply for a visa.

Travel arrangements: How do I get to Berlin?

Our IFA Representative Offices offer special travel arrangements for international trade visitors. Information about flight and hotel fares + sometimes even special offers for group tours are provided by the IFA Representative Offices.

If you prefer to arrange your journey to Berlin individually you are welcome to go to IFA Travel Service at our IFA Website for further information.

  • Arrival in Berlin via plane:
    Easy approach of IFA exhibition site via free shuttle buses from Tegel Airport.

  • Public transport to the IFA exhibition site:
    There are several possibilities to get to the IFA exhibition site. For further information please contact your IFA Representative Office (in your region) or visit our Travel Services.

  • At the IFA Exhibition Site:
    The International Trade Visitors Reception provides an exclusive area for trade visitors and is open from 8 a.m. every day during the exhibition. Here you will easily get to know your counterparts from all over the world. Furthermore, you will find all information for a well planned fair visit and plenty of convenient space for conversations and get together away from the daily exhibition business.

  • Information counters:
    Trade visitors find information counters with foreign language counter staff (English, French, Spanish, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Arabic).
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