Visitor FAQ

Travel and Stay

How do I arrange my flights?

For travel information please visit this page

How do I arrange my accommodation?

Istanbul has over 60,000 guestrooms and hundreds of hotels to choose from. To help you with arranging accommodation, you can make use of our official Travel Agency Casali Tour. For information regarding hotel rates in Istanbul, please download Casali Tour's price list here (please note this is an indicator and subject to change; prices may vary). 

Tel: +90 212 465 00 80

Fax+90 212 465 02 55

GSM+90 553 247 27 35


Can you help me with a visa invitation?

Some foreigners travelling to Istanbul may need a tourist visas. Apply and pay for your visa the via the e-Visa system . Remember to print it before you travel to avoid queues on arrival. If you are unsure about whether you need a visa click here to check. 

If you need a Visa letter, please make use of our Visa Application Generator by clicking here, which will aid your visa application. 



Will there be wireless internet access at the show?
Yes, there is limited wireless internet access during the show in specific areas
What is the limited age attending the event?
As CPhI Istanbul is a trade event, no one under 18 years will be allowed to enter the exhibiton
Is there a cloakroom or "left luggage" facility at the show?
During exhibition days cloakrooms will be available

Event Registration

Where can I see the overview of exhibitors and floor-plans?

We have an online interactive exhibitor list and floorplan here

Does my registration for CPhI also give access to the ICSE, P-MEC and InnoPack exhibitions?
Yes, your CPhI registration will also give you access to the co-located events. This year you will be emailed your visitor badge one week prior to the event - bring this onsite to avoid the queues!
Do you have an overview of what is happening before and during the exhibition?

There are many great & new things happening this year at CPhI. Please click here to find out more. 


What are the dates and opening hours?

Opening Hours Exhibition

8 March 2017: 10:00 - 18:00
9 March 2017: 10:00 - 18:00
10 March 2017: 10:00 - 16:00

Event Location

Istanbul Expo Center (IFM)
Yeşilköy, 34149 Bakırköy/İstanbul
İstanbul, Turkey

Local time

The local time zone is GMT +2 hours.