Our virtual Press Centre is our way of inviting you to always be in contact with us, the IDS press team at Koelnmesse. This press portal offers you direct access to all of the information related to the trade fair. So be sure to check it out regularly. If you need any further details that are not stored at the virtual Press Centre, simply call or email us.

Press Centre

Press information

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Here you can find all the latest press releases on IDS.

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Accreditation for IDS

Here you can find information about the accreditation and the accreditation guidelines.


Press Centre

Press Centre

For the duration of fair, the IDS press team would like to welcome you to the Press Centre. You can find information on how to reach us, opening times, the press car park, press services and the press lounge online.

Press Centre

New products

New products of ISM 2017

New, improved and refined products at IDS 2017.

Check out the new products database here

Image database


The image database contains many images of IDS, as well as portrait photos and views of the city of Cologne, which you can download free of charge for use in your media coverage of IDS.

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TV Service


With the Koelnmesse TV Service offered by Cologne News Corporation GmbH, we provide all the TV channels and online TV formats with material on IDS free of charge.

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