Exhibitors find all necessary information regarding set-up and dismantling of their stands here.
The exhibition halls are open for set-up of customer-built stands and fitting-out of system stands as of Sunday, 5 October 2014. Access to the exhibition site during the below mentioned set-up times is possible for exhibitors and those in charge of set-up by means of the set-up & breakdown passes that are sent out with Service Set. Furthermore, exhibitor passes allow access to the exhibition site as from 7 October 2014.
Your set-up times:
Early access Access to the exhibition site before 5 October 2014 (to set up a stand or deliver construction materials) is subject to a fee. Early entry is only possible for exhibitors with custom-designed stands of 40 sqm or more, who have obtained written authorisation from the Frankfurt Book Fair. An entry fee of 175 euros is charged for a single day, or 750 euros for up to three days. We can only process applications for early access if they arrive by 1 August 2014.
The Frankfurt Book Fair ends at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday, 12 October 2014. Then the dismantling of your stand starts.
Until that time, all stands must remain occupied. The breakdown of stands, packing up of exhibit items and the delivery of packing materials is not permitted before 5.30 p.m. and any contravention is subject to a penalty.
As soon as the fair is over and all visitors have left the exhibition site, the gangway carpets will be removed simultaneously from all halls – please keep the gangways clear for this! The roller gates will not be opened until this has been done, after which packing materials can be delivered to the stands. Within your stand itself, you can of course begin to pack up as from 5.30 p.m., but please make sure that you do not block the gangways in any way. Please make sure to hand over all rented equipment as well as boxes personally to the service contractor or forwarding agent that you employ for collection - we specifically draw your attention to the increased risk of theft during breakdown!
Time for the dismantling:
The exhibition halls are open throughout the entire night from Sunday to Monday as well as on Monday through to midnight. Exit from the exhibition site is possible through all gates at any time. Complete clearance and cleaning of all system stand modules as well as the breakdown of exhibitors’ own stand structures must be completed by midnight on Monday, 13 October at the latest. The bench cabinets in system stand modules should be cleared of all contents by Sunday evening, but certainly by the next day Monday morning at the latest – as from noon they will be emptied by cleaning staff and all remaining contents will be removed.
Extended dismantling is possible for custom-built stands exceeding 40 sqm in size, provided this has been officially requested and approved by the fair organisers.