2010 photokina Adds Buyers Lounge, Travel Packages

2010 photokina Adds Buyers Lounge, Travel Packages


Among the many special services at the 2010 photokina, held from September 21-26, 2010 in Cologne, Germany, will be the International Buyers Lounge, which will be located in Congress Center East.

At this exclusive meeting point, trade visitors from all over the world will find all the support they need to make the most of their photokina visit. The range of services offered here will make the Buyers Lounge a perfect meeting point. The lounge will offer detailed trade fair and product information as well as quick cell phone charging stations and PCs with Internet access. The Buyers Lounge is part of a comprehensive range of services that photokina will offer to specialist dealers from all over the world.

Specialty dealers who visit photokina also want to travel to Cologne without complications and as inexpensively as possible. That’s why photokina offers a comprehensive range of travel services at favorable terms. With Lufthansa — the official airline partner of photokina 2010 — trade visitors from more than 250 cities in 100 countries can take advantage of special photokina travel offers. International flights to Cologne, Düsseldorf and Frankfurt can now be booked online for the period between September 14 and October 3, 2010. After entering the access code “DEAPQ”, the discount on the tickets will be automatically calculated or attractive promotional offers presented.

In cooperation with the German railway company Deutsche Bahn, Koelnmesse is offering trade fair participants special prices as well rail tickets to the exhibition center station Köln Messe/Deutz from anywhere in Germany. Tickets can be booked online at photokina-cologne.com or by calling the Deutsche Bahn ticket office (DB Dialog) at +49 1805/311153 and mentioning “photokina.”

For the first time ever, trade visitors will also be able to meet customers from the manufacturing industry in a casual setting. The photokina party on Thursday, September 23, 2010, will offer participants ideal conditions for engaging in social networking.

The International Buyers’ Lounge is open exclusively to registered specialist dealers. Registration can be carried out at the fair or in advance on the Internet.

You can find further information on the individual topic areas in the press section of the photokina website.