Visitors at ConSozial

Frequently asked questions about ConSozial

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions from visitors, exhibitors or media representatives at ConSozial.

FAQ for exhibitors


FAQ for visitors


FAQ for exhibitors

  • What does a stand at ConSozial cost?
    You can find the current valid prices in the online stand application.
  • What are the opening times of ConSozial?

    Opening times ConSozial

    Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2024: 9:00-17:30 Uhr

    Donnerstag, 17. Oktober 2024: 9:00-16:30 Uhr

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  • When are the assembly and dismantling times?


    Montag, 14. Oktober 2024, 7:00-19:00 Uhr
    Dienstag, 15. Oktober 2024, 7:00-22:00 Uhr
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    Donnerstag, 17. Oktober 2024, 16:30-22:00 Uhr
    Freitag, 18. Oktober 2024, 7:00-19:00 Uhr
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  • What do the marketing services include?

    When you make a binding application to be an exhibitor, you will receive our marketing services such as:

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    • Online profile including a company profile and two product/service profiles
    • E-codes (electronic admission voucher codes for your customers)
    • Invitation management and voucher monitoring in our ticket center
    • No charging of the redeemed entrance vouchers
    • One lead-tracking app per exhibitor
    • Entry in the print exhibition guide
    • Display of your press information in the Press Center

    All included marketing services as well as additional exclusive marketing services can be found here.

  • What is the AUMA fee?
    The Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) charges a fee of EUR 0.60 per square metre of exhibition space for the representation of your interests.

    NürnbergMesse GmbH collects the corresponding amount to forward it to the AUMA.

    You can find further information on the AUMA website

  • How do I customise the online entry in the exhibitor & product area?

    Use the SelfService in your personal exhibitor area to autonomously update and further optimise the contents of your online profile. Within a few minutes, you can edit the content of your company profile or product/service profiles quickly and easily at any time. 

    For tipps on how to use the SelfService and to optimize your company profile / service profile for the perfect first impression have a look at the HowTo-Guides

    If you need further assistance feel free to contact our Support. 

    Tel.: +49 9 11 86 06 88 06
    E-mail: selfservice@support.nuernbergmesse.de

  • Is the direct sale of exhibition goods to visitors permitted?

    As ConSozial is purely a trade fair, the sale of exhibition goods at the stand is not permitted.

    Yes, direct sales are permitted on the following days at ConSozial:

    Wochentag 1, Datum

    Wochentag 2, Datum

  • How can I hire a complete rental stand?
    Design and rent your complete stand really easily online using our exhibition stand configurator. A complete stand is the cost-effective alternative to an individual stand. The smart modular system provides a lot of scope for your design ideas and offers you simple complete solutions.
  • Can I dismantle my stand before the official end of the exhibition?
    We ask for your understanding that no partially or full dismantling of a stand and products is possible before the official end of ConSozial. The stand staff may also not be removed before the end of the exhibition. It is for the benefit of all the exhibitors that the exhibition runs free of disruption for its entire duration.

    Please note that NürnbergMesse GmbH will charge a fee of EUR 800 in the event of a contravention of this. In addition, NürnbergMesse GmbH shall reserve the right to bar an exhibitor who has caused a disruption due to the premature dismantling of a stand from the next event.

Your contact

If you have any questions about ConSozial, please get in touch with us! We are happy to help.

FAQ for visitors

Admission requirements

  • Do I have to be a trade visitor to be able to visit ConSozial?
    ConSozial is reserved for professionals from the Sozialwirtschaft, Soziale Szene and Sozialpolitik sector. As a visitor, you do not have to prove your industry affiliation, however. Please note that – as at all trade fairs – a direct sale to end consumers is not possible.

    Unfortunately, the exhibition is not open to the public on any day. ConSozial is a pure trade fair, to which only trade visitors from the corresponding industries are admitted. This enables us to secure the quality of the offer for visitors and exhibitors.

    Read more about this in the section on admission requirements and proof of eligibility (Link). 

  • Are children admitted to ConSozial?

    No, ConSozial is only open to people over the age of 18.

    For children over 3, you can use our free childcare service, which is near the Mitte entrance. The trained staff is happy to look after your children there during your visit.

    Yes, children up to and including xx years of age are granted free admission. Children and teenagers under 18 receive a reduced-rate 1-day ticket for EUR xx on-site.
    Yes, children up to and including 12 years of age are granted free admission. Students and apprentices of the respective branch can also visit the exhibition at no charge. Please contact our VisitorService: besucherservice@nuernbergmesse.de
    No, ConSozial is only open to people over the age of 18 – even babies and infants cannot be brought with you. There is no childcare.
  • Can I bring my pet with me to ConSozial?
    Yes, you are welcome to bring a dog on a leash to the event. For safety reasons, you are not allowed to bring other pets with you.
    For safety reasons, you are not allowed to bring pets with you. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are, of course, an exception to this rule.

Travel and services on-site

  • What address shall I enter in my navigation system?
    You can simply enter "Nürnberg". The dynamic traffic guidance system will guide you past all the queues to a vacant parking space. Alternatively, please use the following address: "Karl-Schönleben-Strasse, 90471 Nürnberg" or the special destination "Messe".
  • Where can I find parking spaces? How much do these cost? Are there disabled parking spaces?
    There are enough parking spaces on-site. Our parking guidance system guides you to the vacant parking spaces; the daily charge is EUR 12. Parking spaces for disabled people are located near the entrances.
  • Are there pitches for caravans?
    Within walking distance of the exhibition centre, there is a camp site (KNAUS Campingpark Nuremberg), at which exhibition visitors who come with a caravan can rent pitches. No caravans can be parked on the site of the exhibition centre Nuremberg itself.
  • Is there a shuttle service from the airport/Nuremberg Central Station to the exhibition centre?
    No because you can reach the exhibition venue quickly and easily both from the Central Station and from the airport with public transport.
  • Are there lockers at the exhibition venue?

    Yes, there are lockers in the entrance areas "Mitte" and "Ost". Use of these is free of charge. The coin that you have to insert to lock the lockers serves as a deposit and will be returned.

    Trolleys and suitcases can also be handed in at the coat check at a charge of EUR 2 each.

  • Can I use WiFi at the exhibition venue?
  • Whom should I contact if I have lost something?
    Please contact the Security Control Unit (SCU) at T +49 9 11 86 06 70 00. They can tell you if the lost property has been turned in.
  • Can I buy something at ConSozial?

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    No, there are no direct sales.

  • How to travel barrier-free? Which services provides the exhibition center?

Tickets & vouchers

  • How do I get an entrance ticket for ConSozial?

    Tickets sales and voucher redemption will take place exclusively online. Register in our online TicketShop to purchase your entrance ticket or redeem your voucher code in advance. Tickets cannot be purchased on-site, neither can voucher codes be redeemed on-site.

    After you have successfully placed your order (confirmation message "Thank you for your order"), you will receive your e-ticket by e-mail. You can also find it in your account by clicking on "View my tickets".

    In exceptional cases please contact VisitorServices directly via e-mail at besucherservice@nuernbergmesse.de or via phone at T +49 9 11 86 06 96 96.

  • Can I use the public transport in Nuremberg with my exhibition ticket?

    No, unfortunately, you cannot use the public transport with your ticket. You can find further information on fares etc. at www.vgn.de.

    Visitor tickets and exhibitor passes obtained online in advance are automatically allocated a free VGN (Greater Nuremberg Area Transport Authority) combined ticket enabling you to use all public transport in the Nuremberg/Fürth/Stein area free of charge. Simply print out your ticket before you start your trip and take it with you along with your photo ID.
    Please note: tickets purchased on-site at the entrance as well as vouchers do not include free travel on public transport.

  • Is my voucher (printed voucher or electronic voucher code) valid for one or several days?
    Your voucher shall apply for admission for one day.
    Your voucher shall apply for admission for the whole exhibition.
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Carl Veldman and team

Regardless of whether it's tickets, registration, services at the trade fair center or the trade fair program: Are you planning your visit to the trade fair and still have questions? The VisitorService team will be happy to help you.

Send email +49 9 11 86 06 96 96

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