On-site services

At the Munich trade-fair grounds you will find a wide range of services: from cafés to ATMs to information counters—discover all services available for visitors and exhibitors.

Most important on-site services

First stop: the registration counter
The registration counters for the World of Photonics Congress are located at the main west entrance of the exhibition center of Munich International Trade Fairs.

Each partner of the World of Photonics Congresses—the scientific committees—open their own counters for registration as well as for the issue of the tickets and congress documents.

All congress attendees with a WiFi-enabled device have free access to the Internet in special WiFi Lounges at the Foyer of the ICM and in Hall A1. The Internet in the lounges has an unlimited bandwidth and download volume.

How it works:

  • Switch on the WiFi function on your terminal device.
  • Search for wireless networks and connect to the messeWifi network.
  • Start your internet browser and enter any internet address.
  • The portal page of the free WiFi will appear on screen.
  • Once you have accepted the General Terms and Conditions, you may access the internet.

You only need to register one time during the entire event.

In addition, attendees can use Messe München WiFi at the fairgrounds. Availability is based on the halls, entrances and atrium areas that are being used for the event in question. Bandwidth is up to 4 Mbit / sec. and the download volume is limited to 200 MB per user per day.

The reception quality and signal availability depends on structures, exhibits and other sources of interference in the halls and can not be guaranteed.

As the start of the World of Photonics 2021 gets closer, you will find detailed information on this page about the catering facilities available during the congress, including details of opening hours.

The exhibition caterers are looking forward to your visit.

Click here for the Gastro Guide.

Check in online for your Lufthansa flight*. Simply drop off your baggage on your day of departure, at least five hours before the flight, at the signposted baggage drop-off counter. Lufthansa will organize free transport for your baggage and will check it in for your flight directly at the airport.

You can then have a relaxed journey from the trade fair center to Munich airport and save time on checking your bags. When you arrive at your destination airport, you just need to pick up your baggage as usual from the baggage reclaim.

You will find the Lufthansa baggage drop-off counter at the West Entrance.

* This service is available for flights with LH-, LX- and OS- flight numbers (flights with Lufthansa, SWISS International Air Lines and Austrian Airlines).

Opening hours

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2021 from 08:00 until 17:00
  • Thursday, June 27, 2021 from 08:00 until 16:00

All on-site services

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