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Preparation is key - Plan your IFA participation

Actively planning and preparing your participation at IFA? This section is for you.Here you will find useful links and a wealth of information including the important dates to keep in mind and the technical information for your stand construction. We look forward to welcoming you!

IFA 2023

1-5 September 2023


Exhibition Grounds Berlin ExpoCenter City
Messedamm 22
14055 Berlin

Opening times:

daily 10.00 a.m. – 06.00 p.m.

(for exhibitors 08.00 a.m. – 07.00 p.m.)

Construction starting time:

21 August 2023

Construction finishing time:

31 August 2023, 22.00 p.m. (Please note that the construction finishing time must be strictly adhered to.)


6 to 9 September 2023

Construction and dismantling times:

daily from 07 a.m. to 10 p.m. (night set-up is subject to a charge and can be requested via the BECO online store)

IFA Exhibitor Guide Timeline

A list of the most important dates and contact persons makes it easier for you to keep track of everything.

Find out more in the IFA Exhibitor Guide Timeline (PDF, 187.9 kB)

IFA Online Orders

Traffic Guide

In order to ensure the smoothest possible construction and dismantling traffic on the exhibition grounds, please note all applicable entry and deposit regulations in the traffic guide, which is available in the following languages:

German (PDF, 145.5 kB)

English (PDF, 156.8 kB)

When it comes to setting up your trade show booth, every minute counts. To ensure that all materials, exhibits, etc. are ready when you need them, we offer you a new digital service. VisiFair, our space management system, provides bookable loading zones at the desired time for faster, efficient delivery and collection - reliably at the desired location.

With our new VisiFair system at Messe Berlin, you can plan stress-free and on schedule. Due to the time-distributed time windows of the loading zones, traffic jams at our gates are significantly reduced, saving you valuable time during construction and dismantling.

Entry into the fairground is only possible by registration and booking of a loading zone!

The booking portal VisiFair opens from 21 July, 2022.

Loading Zone

  • Access for all vehicles only by loading zone reservation
    (the access during the term is made by deposit in cash)
  • €10.00 service fee per booked time slot
  • Click here for the booking portal VisiFair (opening 21 July, 2022)
  • Event Code: q7WhT


  • LogPoint Messe, Parkplatz 13a, Halenseestraße, 10711 Berlin
    GPS-Position: 52.499068, 13.275933
  • LogPoint P18, Jafféstr. 2, 14055 Berlin
    GPS-Position: 52.503271142923616, 13.266086606023203

Information on booking loading zones with VisiFair

For IFA 2022, delivery/collection for set-up and dismantling on the grounds of Messe Berlin is only possible with registration and booking of a loading zone.

The loading zone booking is done via the following link:

On this page you must first "register". After that you can "log in". Before you can book a loading zone, you must register for the event under "upcoming events".

For this you need an "event code" which is as follows:
Event Code: q7WhT

After you have registered for the event, you can book a time slot on a loading zone under "registered event".

More Information

For vehicles <=6m: Unless you can provide all relevant information when booking, you will receive a reservation slip. If you complete this before you enter the exhibition grounds, you will receive an entry ticket which will allow you to enter directly within your booked time slot.

The entry ticket must be left in full view in your vehicle during your stay at the exhibition center.

If you do not complete the missing information in advance, you will not be able to drive directly to the exhibition center, but will have to drive to the specified LogPoint. The time slot will be forfeited if the vehicle does not reach the LogPoint or gate in time or the vehicle class is incorrectly specified.

For vehicles >6m: You will receive a reservation slip when you make your booking. Please report to the specified LogPoint in time. The time slot will be forfeited if the vehicle does not reach the LogPoint on time or the vehicle class is incorrectly indicated. At the LogPoint, drivers will be handed the entry ticket, which entitles them to enter the exhibition grounds, stating their license plate number. Please inform yourself in good time about the route to the LogPoint, this is also shown on the reservation slip.
The entry ticket must be kept in full view in the vehicle during your stay at the exhibition center.

Traffic & Logistics Loading zone booking questions:
+49 30 3038 4334
General Service Hotline Traffic:
+49 30 3038 4888
Forwarding Services Schenker Deutschland AG
+49 30 301 2995 420

The new IFA Virtual platform brings exhibitors and trade visitors together!

Prepare now efficiently your visit to the trade fair by creating free of charge a personal profile on IFA Virtual and get in touch with exhibitors, trade visitors and speakers in the run-up to the show in September.

Exhibitors & Products

Use our detailed exhibitor and product search on our online platform IFA Virtual and take a look at our overview.

The data is updated continuously.

Discover our plan to help you to navigate on the exhibition grounds. All the relevant information such as shuttle lines, IFA´s segments, hall plans and technical data are listed here.

Arriving in Berlin without stress, reaching the IFA exhibition grounds quickly and easily, and finding suitable accommodation: find all of this and more here.

The IFA exhibitor's guide provides advice and suggestions for exhibitors to help with IFA preparations.