Build-up and dismantling

Build-up and dismantling / Exhibit opening dates and hours

Exhibit build-up

  Wednesday, 1 July 2020  - Early build-up on request - please send an e-mail to
  Thursday, 2 July 2020   from 08:00 to 22:00 
  Friday, 3 July 2020   from 08:00 to 22:00
  Saturday*, 4 July 2020   from 08:00 to 22:00
  Sunday**, 5 July 2020   from 08:00 to 17:00 (Welcome reception as of 20:00)


* As of Saturday, 4 July at 22.00, aisles need to be cleared and all empties need to be moved out by that time. The aisles need to be clean as they will be carpeted.

** On Sunday, 5 July, material can still be brought in via the main aisles from 08:00 to 12:00. From 12:00 to 17:00 only booth decoration is allowed. No “dirty” works are allowed anymore as the main aisles are cleaned and carpeted (all goods/material should be cleared in all aisles).

Exhibit dates and hours for delegates

The exhibit hall will be open to visitors on the following dates/time:

  Sunday, 5 July 2020    from 20:00 to 22:00 (Welcome Reception for all delegates)  
  Monday, 6 July 2020  from 08:30 a.m. to 18:00*
  Tuesday, 7 July 2020  from 08:30 a.m. to 18:00*
  Wednesday, 8 July 2020   from 08:30 a.m. to 14:30

* The exhibit areas will stay open till 18:00 exceptionally as the session rooms where lectures will take place till 18:00 will be lying next to the exhibit area in hall C.

From Monday, 6 July to Wednesday, 8 July stand holders will already have access to the exhibit areas as of 07:30.

Welcome reception, lunch and coffee breaks

Welcome Reception at the exhibit areas on:
Sunday, 5 July, at 20:00 (official start of the congress and opening of the exhibit)

Lunch and coffee breaks at the exhibit areas:
- Lunch breaks on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 13:00 until 14:00

- 2 Coffee breaks on Monday & Tuesday

→ Morning coffee breaks from 09.30 until 10:00
→ Afternoon coffee breaks from 16:30 until 17:00

- 1 Coffee break on Wednesday

→ Morning coffee break from 09.30 until 10:00 (no afternoon coffee break)

Exhibit dismantling

 Wednesday, 8 July 2020    from 15:00 until 24:00* 
 Thursday,9 July 2020  from 08:00 until 17:00 (times may change)
 Friday,10 July 2020  Late dismantling on request - please send an e-mail to

* On Wednesday the exhibit areas will be closed to visitors as of 14:30 (instead of 14:00), end of the last lunch break.

As the lectures will take place till 15:15 at the session rooms which are lying next to the exhibit area, dismantling can only start once the exhibit areas have been cleared of all visitors at 15:30 (instead of 15:00).