FAQs for exhibitors of drinktec

Answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) about drinktec.

Where can I find information about travel and accommodation?

We provide support for you in organizing your visit to the fair. Whether it be travel, visas or hotel accommodation.

Do I need a visa, and how can I get a visa?

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:

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.

How can I have items delivered to the stand?

Shipments of goods, letters or other items to be delivered to the exhibitor's stand exhibitor's stand must contain the following information:

drinktec 2022
Name of the exhibitor
Hall + stand number
Messegelände / Willy-Brandt-Allee
81829 Munich, Germany

Messe München GmbH does not take delivery of consignments, letters and other mail intended for exhibitors or third parties. Exhibitors are advised not to deposit shipments or other objects unsecured in the hall or the outdoor exhibition area during setup and dismantling times.

Services with regard to the receipt and dispatch of consignments are offered by the authorized freight forwarders at the exhibition center.

Does my admission ticket entitle me to use local public transportation?

No, it does not. You may not use your admission ticket to the fair to travel on public transportation in Munich.

Further information on local public transportation is available here.

Where can I check my coat or luggage?

You can check your coat or luggage in all entrances to the Messe München trade-fair center.

Is there WiFi at the trade-fair center?

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.

Is photography permitted at the trade-fair center?

Photography at the trade-fair center is only permitted if authorized in advance by Messe München.

Is there an official drinktec newsletter?

drinktec regularly sends out the free drinktec News which keeps you up-to-date with current themes and all you need to know about the fair. Click here to subscribe to our newsletter.

If I have a question, who can I ask?

These contacts at drinktec are available to help with your individual queries.


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Information for exhibitors
Stand building and services

Application documents for your trade-fair stand. Book all the services you need for your exhibit online, here in the drinktec Exhibitor Shop.

Stand building & Services
Your contacts

All the contact details of the drinktec team—for support and advice for your exhibit at the show.

Advice & Contacts