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When and where does The Sensor Show take place?

The Sensor Show networking forums and exhibition takes place alongside automatica at Messe Munich in Germany between 8th to 11th December 2020.


The Sensor Show is hosting a multi-track executive congress that will be held in the Conference Center Nord, Paul-Henri-Spaak-Straße, 81829 München, Germany.

What days and times is The Sensor Show open?

For visitors The Sensor Show is open from Tuesday 8th December 2020 to Thursday, 10th December 2020 09:00 to 18:00 and Friday, 11th December 2020 from 09:00 to 17:00.

Delegates, speakers and sponsors of The Sensor Show congress may arrive at the above same times.

For exhibitors, access to The Sensor Show is available between the 8th to 11th December 2020 from 07:00 to 19:00.

What sectors and topics are the focus of The Sensor Show

automatica is the leading marketplace for automated production. The trade fair brings together the world’s largest range of industrial and service robotics, assembly solutions, machine-vision systems and components. Companies from all branches of industry profit from innovations, know-how and trends with a great deal of business relevance at automatica.

More about automatica’s exhibition sectors.

Does The Sensor Show have a supporting program and how can I use it?

automatica has a first-rate supporting program. Many of its events are reliable sources of orientation in the age of the digital transformation. They give you a valuable know-how edge in both theory and practice. Your automatica ticket allows you to attend most events free of charge. Tip: Go to our website shortly before the fair and gather information about the events that interest you and whether or not you may need a ticket.

How can I subscribe to The Sensor Show e-newsletter?

The Sensor Show sends out a free e-newsletter on a regular basis that features information about the latest industry developments, important topics and everything that you need to know about the congress and exhibition.


Subscribe to The Sensor Show e-newsletter free of charge now.

Where can I find information about getting to The Sensor Show?

Whether you travel to the The Sensor Show congress or exhibition by car, public transport or are visiting from another country, you will find comprehensive information to help you plan your trip on our Venue Information page.

Do I need a visa and how can I apply for a visa to attend The Sensor Show?

Generally speaking, citizens and/or visitors from the EU do not need a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany. All other participants are generally required to get a visa. Your admission ticket does not replace a visa invitation letter. Detailed information about applying for a visa is available from this page.

Are there cloakroom facilities at The Sensor Show?

Yes, at the East Entrance at Messe München there are cloakroom facilities where you may check your items for a fee of EUR 2 each.

Are the congress and exhibition at The Sensor Show and automatica easily accessible?

We are committed to making all aspects of each person’s visit enjoyable, welcoming and physically accessible. 

There are step free (lift) accesses for most areas at Messe Munich, including accessible toilets, catering and networking spaces, level access through power-assisted doors and ramped access areas. 

Free parking is free of charge for disabled badge holders parking at the allocated areas near the elevators on each parking level and on the event parking areas in the Outdoor Exhibition Area as well as the West Parking Garage. Before leaving the parking garage, exchange your parking ticket for a free exit ticket from the APCOA Parking Deutschland GmbH office on level 0 in the parking garage or directly at the barrier.

Only guide dogs and other assistance dogs are permitted on the grounds at The Sensor Show and around Messe Munich.

Wheelchairs may be hired on a daily basis for a 50 EUR cash deposit directly from the East, West and North venue entrance areas from Veranstaltungsdienst Paul Mayr GmbH & Co. KG.

For specific questions about venue accessibility at Messe Munich, please contact our visitor information team directly at [email protected]

Is there WiFi at The Sensor Show?

Free WiFi is available throughout the entire congress and exhibition venue. Find out how to access the free internet service at Messe Munich via this page.

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