Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about drinktec.
In a directive transmitted per e-mail in July 2013, the German Foreign Office has informed the German Embassy and Consulate Visa Sections worldwide that in general, an official invitation letter from the trade fair organizer is no longer required.
When applying for your visa, simply refer to this information. In case the visa section responsible for issuing your visa should nonetheless request that an official invitation letter be presented, please send an e-mail to us at: email@example.com
Additional information about visa procedures, requirements for the issue of visas, visa fees and application forms are available in different languages on the web page Visa regulations of the German Foreign Office, as well as the respective websites of the embassies and consulates.
To ensure you obtain your visa before the trade fair starts, we recommend that you submit your visa application in good time.
Applications can be made as early as three months before the time of entry.
drinktec offers free wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi) at the trade-fair center. The bandwidth is up to 4 Mbit per second.
Wi-Fi is only available in the areas taken up by the trade fair, i.e. the halls, entrances and the Atrium. Download volumes are limited to 50MB per user per day.
For problem-free online access for business purposes at the booth, we recommend exhibitors to order a LAN connection (fee applies) from the Exhibitor Shop .
Photography at the trade-fair center is only permitted if authorized in advance by Messe München.