Visitor FAQ


What is the age limit to attend the event?

As CPhI Worldwide is a trade event, no one under 18 years will be allowed to enter the exhibition.

What does each zone/vertical mean? And where is what in the halls?
  • CPhI: from APIs to intermediates and excipients, CPhI is your ingredient to success
  • ICSE: from R&D to manufacturing, source cost-effective contract services at ICSE
  • P-MEC: from pharma machinery to lab apparatus, track down your equipment at P-MEC
  • FDF: from powders and pills to capsules and creams, find your finished formulations at FDF
  • BioProduction: fom bioprocessing to biomanufacturing, locate all things large molecule at BioProduction
  • InnoPack: from safety caps to sealants & syringes, InnoPack has your packaging and drug delivery needs boxed off

Have a look at the venue overview to determine which halls include your preferred events/zones: Click here!

What are the dates, opening hours and address of the event?

Tuesday 5 November 2019: 09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 6 November 2019: 09:30 - 17:30
Thursday 7 November 2019: 09:30 - 16:00

Messe Frankfurt GmbH
1 60327 Frankfurt am Main Germany
Tel. +49 69 75 75 0

Can I have the exhibitor list in an excel document?

You can consult all the exhibitors online via this link:


How do I register for the event?

You can register to the event now by clicking HERE!

Do I have to pay to attend the event?

Visitor-only entrance to the event is free up until a certain point in time. After this, a fee will apply for all tickets. VIP passes are available for a fee. All passes for CPhI Worldwide will also give you access to the co-located events.

Travel & Stay

How can I get to the venue?
  • By car:
    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‘. The signs will guide you to the fairgrounds on the shortest route.
    The "Rebstock" multi-storey car park offers sufficient parking during large trade fairs. A free shuttle service is available to take you to the exhibition grounds. More information is available on the corresponding fair homepage.
  • By public transportation (U-bahn/S-bahn):
    The underground station below the Central Station provides fast direct access to the exhibition grounds with the S-Bahn suburban trains and U-Bahn underground trains.
    From Frankfurt Central Station you can get to the exhibition grounds...
    ... with the U-Bahn underground line 4 (in the direction of Bockenheimer Warte) one stop to "Festhalle/Messe" and from there to the City Entrance.
    ... with the S-Bahn suburban train S3 (in the direction of Bad Soden), S4 (in the direction of Kronberg), S5 (in the direction of Bad Homburg/Friedrichsdorf) or S6 (in the direction of Friedberg/Groß Karben) to the second stop, the S-Bahn station "Messe", then go to the "Torhaus" entrance.
    ... with tram lines 16 and 17. You can reach the tram stop by going out the main exit of Frankfurt Central Station and crossing the station forecourt. The destination, "Festhalle/Messe" (City Entrance) is the third stop.
    ... on foot in ten minutes along Düsseldorfer Strasse via Platz der Republik and Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage. The pyramidal top of the Messeturm tower makes it easy to find your way. The City Entrance through which you will be entering the exhibition grounds is just a few steps away.
  • By taxi:
    All taxis will drop you off at the Galleria entrance level 1.


How can I book accommodation?

We've appointed b network to secure you a range of great accommodations - start booking your trip!
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Can CPhI help me arrange my visa?

We can help with a visa invitation letter but please note that CPhI cannot influence whether or not your visa application is successful.
>> Click here to access the visa invitation letter generator


Which companies are new this year? Where can I find them?

You can consult all the new exhibitors online via this link.

Where can I consult the exhibitor list?

You can consult 2019 Exhibitor List by clicking HERE.

Where can I consult the event's floor plans?

Have a look at the venue overview HERE.
Or, download the official floorplans HERE.

What halls is the Exhibition in?

CPhI Worldwide and its co-located events ICSE, P-MEC, FDF, InnoPack & BioProduction are each divided into product-specific zones in order to give each industry sector more visibility.Have a look at the venue overview to determine which halls include your preferred events/zones: click HERE!


Is there a speaking/ presentation opportunity available at the exhibition?

For speaker opportunities please contact our Head of Content, Ms. Tara Dougal: [email protected] (+31 20 708 1609)


Will there be wireless internet access at the event?

There will be no free wifi available in the halls.

Will there be a cloakroom facility at the event?

Cloakrooms will be available at each entrance.


How can I arrange meetings prior to the event?

Maximise your business opportunities with our Live Pharma Connect - Match & Meet service. Taking your business needs into consideration it partners you with the people and companies you're looking for allowing you to arrange and guarantee mutually beneficial face-to-face meetings onsite in Frankfurt. For more info visit our dedicated page!