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December 18, 2017

Services for the press at the International Green Week Berlin 2018

Between 19 and 28 January around 4,500 members of the press from 70 countries are expected to attend the International Green Week Berlin 2018. Messe Berlin will provide journalists with extensive services, including advance online accreditation, press material for individual sections of the media and a modern, fully equipped Press Centre with computer workplaces.

If you have any queries or enquiries you can contact the following representatives of the organisers:

Messe Berlin GmbH:

Corporate Communication

Press team at the International Green Week:

• Wolfgang Rogall, press spokesman for the Green Week, tel.: 030/3038-2218; email: rogall@messe-berlin.de

• Ilka Dreimann, press assistant, tel.: 030/3038-2267, email: dreimann@messe-berlin.de

• Rebekka Groth, press assistant, tel.: 030/3038-3215, E-Mail: groth@messe-berlin.de

Communications director:

• Emanuel Höger, press spokesman for the Messe Berlin Group and head of Corporate Communication, email: hoeger@messe-berlin.de

Online accreditation

You can apply to obtain accreditation at www.gruenewoche.de/en/PressService/Accreditation/.

After your application has been processed and approved you will receive an email with your press pass attached in a PDF file which you can then print out yourself.

Please if at all possible make use of the online accreditation facility, as this avoids long waiting times at the fair.

Accreditation at the fair

Journalists who have not registered in advance can obtain accreditation by presenting the relevant documents on the exhibition grounds. Online accreditation can also be obtained during the Green Week:

Accreditation counter in Hall 7: 17 to 28 January, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Accreditation counter in Hall 21: 19 to 28 January, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

(On 19 January the accreditation counters will open at 7 a.m.)

There will be no accreditation counters at the Press Centre in Hall 6.3.

Press passes for the Green Week 2018 are valid from 17 to 28 January 2018, daily from 7 a.m. to one hour after closing time. Once issued, the press passes are non-transferable and valid only in combination with a personal ID or passport. Holders will be granted free admission for the duration of the fair. Many exhibitors will be using special areas in order to meet with and entertain trade visitors and members of the media, and access to these areas may require separate registration with the exhibitor in question.

Press Centre in Hall 6.3

The redesigned Green Week Press Centre will be located in Hall 6.3 and from 17 to 28 January 2018 will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The following will be available there:

• the Messe Berlin press team,

• press material from the organisers,

• press pigeonholes for exhibitors,

• the latest news, event times and dates,

• over 150 workplaces for journalists,

• free Wi-Fi connectivity and Wi-Fi workplaces,

• several press conference rooms in Hall 6.3,

• a lounge area and adjacent bar for the press,

• a cloakroom directly in front of the Press Centre.

Wi-Fi

You are welcome to use the Wi-Fi network at the Press Centre. By selecting the network identifier (SSID) 'PressCenter' you can sign in anywhere at the Press Centre. The password is 'PressWifi!'.

Events for the press

The Green Week press event calendar lists all the scheduled press events. Please use this to find out about all the press conferences and photo opportunities and in particular timetable updates on tours of the fair: www.gruenewoche.de/en/PressService/PressDates/index.jsp

Press updates

Press updates including daily reports with news about events at the fair (17 to 26 Jan.) as well as press photos (as of 18 Jan.) will also be available online: www.gruenewoche.de/en/PressService.

Exhibitor information online

Find out now about exhibitors and their products at the International Green Week by going to the Virtual Market Place® at www.gruenewoche.de/de/en/ExhibitorService.

Parking for the press

A limited number of parking places will be available on the Green Week grounds for accredited members of the press. Members of the press who have obtained accreditation may apply for parking permits from Messe Berlin: tel. +49 (0)30 3038 2267 or email: dreimann@messe-berlin.de. During the fair parking permits can only be obtained from the Press Centre in Hall 6.3. Please note that parking fees apply in the multi-storey car park of the ICC Berlin. Parking permits will be mailed in time for the fair.

Entry permits

Radio and television outside broadcast vehicles can obtain entry permits on request. Contact: IGW-Logistics@messe-berlin.de