Your K 2016 "At-A-Glance" Fact Sheet

K Trade Fair organizers provided this simple, yet informative, fact sheet for anyone planning to attend The World's No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber.

K Trade Fair organizers provided this simple, yet informative, fact sheet for anyone planning to attend The World's No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber.

DATES:  

October 19 – 26, 2016

PLACE:                                               

Düsseldorf Fairgrounds,                                                                                                                               Düsseldorf, Germany                                                                                                                                   Halls 1 - 17                                          

OPENING HOURS:                            

10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. daily

ENTRANCE PASSES:                       

Available online at www.k-online.com in advance of the show at reduced rates or on show site at regular rates. The online price for a 1-day ticket is Euro 49 instead of Euro 65 on show site  and a 3-day ticket is available online for Euro 108 instead of Euro 135 purchased at the show. Tickets include free use of all public transportation within the Rhine-Ruhr regional network (VRR) of Düsseldorf and the Rhine-Sieg (VRS) transportation network which includes the neighboring cities of Bonn, Cologne, Dortmund, Krefeld and Wuppertal.

SCOPE:                                             

3,220 exhibitors from 59 countries and 218,000 visitors from around the world took part in K 2013.

TRADE FAIR ORGANIZER:          

Messe Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

EXHIBITS: 

  • Raw materials and auxiliaries
  • Plastics products and processing
  • Machinery and equipment for the plastics and rubber industries
  • Services for the plastics and rubber industries.

 

SPECIAL SHOWS:                         

  • “Plastics shape the future" in Hall 6 (multimedia presentations and innovative stand design with information and entertainment components, activities, keynote talks and discussion   sessions);
  • “Science Campus” in Hall 7.0 (special forum with scientific organizations providing an overview of activities and results with the objective to further intensify the dialogue between research and industry focusing on  four key themes: Plastics Industry 4.0, new     materials, lightweight engineering, innovation drivers for resource efficiency.)

U.S. PAVILIONS:                             

Organized by Messe Düsseldorf North America and co-sponsored by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association.

FAIRGROUNDS:                            

  • 19 modern, temperature controlled exhibit halls
  • Ample parking; convenient public transportation to the  fairgrounds
  • All necessary support systems: restaurants in every hall, protected walkways between halls, food store, hardware store, bank, telecommunication store, courier office, travel agency, public telephones, business service center, electronic visitor guidance and information system (KATI).

FOR MORE INFORMATION:         

Messe Düsseldorf North America                                                                                                             150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920                                                                                                     Chicago, IL 60601

Tel. (312) 781-5180

Fax: (312) 781-5188

E-mail: info@mdna.com                                                                                                                              mdna.com

FOR HOTEL AND TRAVEL INFORMATION:              

TTI Travel, Inc.

Tel. (866) 674-3476

Fax (212) 674-3477

E-mail: info@ttitravel.net

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