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As part of the world-leading automatica trade fair at Messe Munich, The Sensor Show takes place in the brand new Conference Center Nord and in Hall C6.
48,000 visitors will see and hear about the latest sensor technology developments and future opportunities in the industry whilst making new contacts and strengthening business relationships.
Following are all the details congress delegates and visitors may need

Dates and opening hours

Tuesday–Friday, December 8–11, 2020

Tuesday-Thursday 09:00–18:00

Friday 09:00-17:00

Congress Venue:

Messe München Conference Center Nord

Paul-Henri-Spaak-Str. 18, 81829 München

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Exhibition Venue:

North East Entrance, Hall C6, Messe München,

Am Messeturm 4, 81829, München

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How to get to The Sensor Show

Train

Whether you arrive at Munich Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) or Munich International Airport, there are plenty of routes for you to get to The Sensor Show.

For instance, the suburban train (S-Bahn) station for the lines S1 and S8 runs from the airport with trains departing every 10 minutes to Munich Hauptbahnhof. From there you can take the U2 subway line to  “Messestadt West”. Depending on the route you choose, the ride takes between 45 and 60 minutes.

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Subway

Take the U2 subway line to “Messestadt Ost” for a 20 minute direct and environmentally friendly journey to The Sensor Show. 

Service runs from 04:00 in the morning to 01:00 at night, Monday to Friday between 06:00 and 20:00 every 5 minutes.

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Car

From the A94 motorway, take the exit München-Riem (Exit Nr. 5).

Signage on the freeway will guide you to the appropriate parking areas nearest to the East Entrance.

E-charging stations are available at Messe München.

Please refer to the above venue details for links to Google Maps and detailed directions.

Taxi

From the airport, it is a 35 minute one-way trip to the Conference Center Nord for a fixed rate of EUR 67. Please note that this fixed rate offer is only valid on the shortest distance in kilometers between the airport and the trade-fair grounds.

Taxis at the airport are available directly in front of the airport’s terminals.

From Munich Munich Hauptbahnhof (central station), you can get to the Conference Center Nord in about 25 minutes.

Taxi ranks are also available at Messe München.

Plane

As it is the second largest airport in Germany, most countries are accessible via Munich International Airport which is located 42 km south of Messe München.

automatica Shuttle

At Munich International Airport take one of the automatica airport shuttle coaches (which run every 20 minutes and take around 45 minutes each way).
There are three departure points at the airport: Terminal 2 (bus park), Terminal 1 (Module A) and the Central Concourse (MAC).

When leaving from the event, take a shuttle from the North Entrance to the airports’ Central Concourse (MAC).

One-way tickets cost EUR 9.00, and return tickets cost EUR 15.00.

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Accommodation Options

Here is a selection of the most suitable hotels situated near The Sensor Show at Messe Munich

Free WiFi Access

All participants of The Sensor Show and automatica can access a free wireless Internet service offered by Messe München and here are details on how to access it:

  • Switch on the WiFi or WLAN function on your terminal device
  • Search for wireless networks and connect to the messeWifi network
  • Start your Internet browser
  • Enter any Internet address
  • The portal page of the fair’s free WiFi will automatically appear on screen
  • Once you have accepted the General Terms and Conditions, you may access the Internet
Please note you only need to register once to gain access throughout the event. Bandwidth is up to 1.5 Mbit/sec and download volume is limited to 50 MB per user per day.

Visa Service

For residents of all countries where a visa is required to enter the Federal Republic of Germany, here are some details for how we may be able to assist you with your visa application:

Important information

To ensure you obtain your visa before the trade fair starts, we recommend that you submit your visa application as early as three months before the event start date (8th December 2020).

Specific visa requirements for your country can be found on the websites of the German Missions abroad, and an up-to-date list of all countries that do and do not require a visa is available from the German Foreign Office

Official invitation letter from the trade fair organiser

In a directive transmitted per e-mail in July 2013, the German Foreign Office has informed the German Embassy and Consulate Visa Sections all over the world that in general, an official invitation letter from the trade fair organizer is no longer required when applying for a trade fair visa. Moreover, visa fees are waived for exhibitors at German trade fairs.

When applying for your visa, simply refer to this information. In case the visa section responsible for issuing your visa should nonetheless request that an official invitation letter be presented, please send an e-mail to: [email protected]

Additional information about visa procedures, requirements for the issue of visas, visa fees and application forms are available in different languages on the webpage of the Foreign Office, as well as the respective websites of your national embassy and consulate.

Frequently asked questions regarding visa matters

Additional information about visa procedures, requirements for the issue of visas, visa fees and application forms are available in different languages on the website of the Foreign Office, as well as the respective websites of your national embassy and consulate. Frequently asked questions regarding visa matters are available here.

We’re moving dates. The Sensor Show is on 8th–11th December, 2020
David Wilson, Commercial Director | [email protected] | +44 (0)7837 738 326 | +44 (0)1273 805 355