Pre-accreditation for ART COLOGNE 2019 is closed

Dear Colleagues,

Here you have the opportunity to accredit yourself from February 2020 online around the clock. From 10 April 2019, press accreditation will also be possible at the Press Centre East.

Opening times:

10 April 2019 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

11 April until 12 April 2019 11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

13 April 2019 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

You will receive your press ticket with the parking permit for the press parking spots as pdf for printing or on your mobile device. Only press tickets printed in high quality can be read by the scanners at the entrance.

Catalogues and lanyards will be provided in the Press Centre East (Congress Centre East).

Please note the accreditation guidelines of the Koelnmesse Group.

The accreditation of journalists for the coverage of Koelnmesse events is subject to the following general accreditation guidelines for trade fairs in Germany. We therefore request that representatives of the media comply with these guidelines and make sure they apply for accreditation well in advance of the event in question. Accreditation is granted solely for the purpose of media reporting.


In addition to your press ticket with parking ticket, you will also receive (in a separate e-mail) a ticket for the Rhine-Sieg public transport network VRS .

Accreditation guidelines

To gain accreditation for Koelnmesse, you must provide proof of your status as a journalist.

Accreditation guidelines


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Press Center

Press Center

Our responsible Press Center will offer you numerous press services during the event.

Press Centre

We would like to make your stay and your journeys to and from Koelnmesse as comfortable as possible and offer you a wide range of services.

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