Information concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19)
The safety and health of our exhibitors, visitors and partners have the utmost priority for us. We are taking developments as regards the coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously and coordinating closely with the relevant public health authorities. They have informed us that they are well prepared for the current situation and any possible change in events, and that this continues to have no effect on trade fairs and congresses. In the event of any change in this assessment we will follow the recommendations of the World Health Organization, the relevant federal and state authorities and the Berlin health authorities and take corresponding measures. This applies to all events taking place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds.
Messe Berlin has a well-functioning and proven crisis management team. During an event German and English-speaking specialist staff are available, as well as rooms for providing immediate medical attention. We have also taken further precautionary measures to ensure the safety of all participants. Hand cleansers can be found at every entrance and in all the toilets. Frequently used objects such as handrails and door handles in particular are also being cleaned and disinfected at shorter intervals. Furthermore, all visitors and exhibitors are advised to observe the hygiene safety measures recommended by the Robert Koch Institute, including proper hand hygiene.
The Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) and the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) also issued statements on this topic: