Exhibitor FAQ

Travel and stay

How can I get to the Messe Frankfurt venue: Transport and Access

By plane

From Frankfurt Airport you can get to the exhibition grounds by:

  • S-Bahn suburban train: lines S8 or S9 (in the direction of Hanau or Offenbach Ost) to Frankfurt Central Station (Hauptbahnhof).
  • Shuttle Bus: bus station in Terminal 1 via Terminal 2 to the exhibition grounds every 15 minutes.
  • Taxi: to the Eingang City, Eingang Galleria or Eingang Portalhaus.
  • By road: following the "Messe Frankfurt" signs.

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By public transport

  • Tram: lines 16 and 17. The destination, “Festhalle/Messe” is the third stop.

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By road

Getting to Messe Frankfurt is possible by taking the motorway or directly through the city of Frankfurt. Please follow the overhead signs leading to ‚Messe Frankfurt‘.
Consult route on Google Maps

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By train

  • S-Bahn suburban train: lines S 3, S 4, S 5 and S 6 to “Messe” or underground train line U 4 to “Festhalle/Messe”.
  • Underground train: lines U 1, U 2, U 3, U 6, U 7 and U 8 at the “Hauptwache” stop and with U 5, U 6 and U 7 lines at “Konstablerwache”.

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Which entrance should I use?

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Can CPhI help me to book accommodation?

UBM EMEA has appointed b network as the official accommodation agency for CPhI in 2017. b network has secured a range of great accommodation solutions at every price point and is ready to assist with accommodation bookings at more than 60 properties from apartments to 5*luxury hotels in the Frankfurt area.

BOOK NOW WITH B NETWORK AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF NEGOTIATED RATES

Don't hesitate to send your accommodation requirements in an e-mail to b-network who will put together a tailor-made solution for you or your team. Alternatively, you can visit their dedicated and secured online booking centre.
 

Due to the high demand for hotel accommodation for this event we are advising exhibitors and visitors to make their booking early.
For more information regarding accommodation, transport or dining options please contact: Ms Nuria Martín - cphihotels@b-network.com

Can CPhI help me arrange my VISA?

We can definitely help you arrange your VISA. Please fill in the online application form by clicking here

Visitors from China 
 

1. Please fill in our online application form here
2. Make a copy of your passport
3. Send the completed application form and a copy of your passport to Ms. Jesin Yang via email Jesin.Yang@ubm.com

4. After approval Ms. Yang will send you an official invitation letter

 

Visitors from the rest of Asia (except Japan & Korea) 

1. Please fill in our online application form here
2. Upload a copy of your passport
3. An invitation letter will be generated and sent to you by email

4. Ms. Lau will send you a hard copy of the official invitation letter by post

If you have any remaining visa related questions, please contact our visa department: cphi-hk@ubm.com

Can CPhI help arrange my flights?

We are proud to announce that we have chosen SkyTeam as our Official Alliance Network for air travel. We would like to offer you seamless air travel via SkyTeam Global Meetings to our event. Our registered Global Meetings event offers you attractive airfares. By booking and buying your airline ticket via the dedicated link below, you will benefit from:

  • Savings – take advantage of exclusive discounts up to 15% in both Business and Economy Class; no fee for your online bookings
  • Convenience – book the most convenient itinerary online with any of the 20 SkyTeam member airlines
  • Reward Miles – earn Miles on your frequent flyer program of a SkyTeam member airline and save on your future travels
  • Valuable services – SkyTeam Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers will experience SkyPriority, the alliance network red-carpet treatment, and will get access to the exclusive SkyTeam lounges
Touring Buses - Transportation in Frankfurt

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Promotional

How can I promote my stand for free pre-show?

Generate your CPhI Worldwide 2017 branded signature today. It's very easy. Just insert your Stand number, press generate my banners and choose the one you want to use. Place in emails, website or on your social media.
Generate your banner here.

How can I promote my company onsite?

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Are there any ways I can contact the CPhI visitors to bring them to my stand and arrange meetings pre-show?

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How can I invite my clients to the show?

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Operational

Where do I access Exhibitor Manual
Where can I find the technical floor plans?

Please click Here to the technical floorplans

What are the build up and break down times?

BUILD-UP

CPhI, FDF, ICSE, P-MEC & InnoPack

Friday 20 October      08.00 hrs - 24.00 hrs   Space only

Saturday 21 October  08.00 hrs - 24.00 hrs   Space only

Sunday 22 October    08.00 hrs - 24.00 hrs   Space only

Monday 23 October    08.00 hrs - 18.00 hrs   Space only & Shell schemes

BREAKDOWN

CPhI, FDF, ICSE, P-MEC & InnoPack

Thursday 26 October   17.00 hrs - 24.00 hrs  Space only & shell schemes*

Friday 27 October        08.00 hrs - 24.00 hrs Space only

Saturday 28 October    08:00 hrs - 12:00 hrs Space only

I am building my own stand, when do I need to submit my drawings and to whom?

Drawings of your stand in either .pdf or .dwg format must be submitted by:

Non-complex/ Single storey stands: August 26th 2017
Complex/ Double-storey stands: August 12th 2017

Depending on the event you are attending, please submit your stand plan to Abraxys at one of the email addresses below:

cphi@abraxys.com

icse@abraxys.com

pmec@abraxys.com

innopack@abraxys.com

fdf@abraxys.com

If you have any questions then please contact AbraxysGlobal Limited Tel.: +44 (0) 208 747 2045

I need to arrange some freight for the show, who is the recommended freight company?

Our official freight forwarding company is DB Schenker

DB Schenker
Andy Blundell
Tel: +44 (0) 12686 32200
Mob: +44 (0) 7801 462150
E-mail: gb.dl.bdn.CPHI@dbschenker.com

Who do I contact for Shell Scheme inquiries?

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What are the maximum and minimum building heights?

Please refer to the technical floorplans because the height will vary in different halls.

Does CPhI have a recommended stand builder?

Yes, please find the contact details below for the recommended space stand builder:

GES Design & Build
Email: UBMD&B@ges.com

General

Where can I order Exhibitor Stand Staff Badges?

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How does the CPhI Allocation Process work?

The right location at the show makes all the difference. Learn about CPhI Worldwide allocation process and see how you can benefit by choosing the right location.

Watch the video

For more detailed information about allocation points and process, click here.

Do you have private meeting rooms that we can book?

Yes we offer meetings rooms: to rent for full days. This service is exclusively for exhibitors. The rooms are limited so get in quick! Contact your account manager for an overview of what is available. Please contact salesops@ubm.com if you are not sure who your account manager is.  

Where can I order floral, catering, electricity or other items for my stand?

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What stand options are available in 2017?

Applicable for CPhI Worldwide and all co-located shows 2017:

Modular Stand Designs - click here to get the full overview

CPhI Worldwide Stand Options - Click here
ICSE Stand Options - Click here
InnoPack Stand Options - Click here
P-MEC Stand Options - Click here

How can I pre-arrange meetings prior to the show?

For the second year, CPhI brings you Live Pharma Connect, the free, online business match and meet tool.
This service will be available to visitors from 3 months before the show.  To read more on Live Pharma Connect please visit: http://www.cphi.com/europe/live-pharma-connect