Facts and figures 2019

Trade fair IDS
Sub-heading International Dental Show
Date of the event 12 to 16 March, 2019
12 March 2019: Trade Dealer Day
Organiser of the fair The IDS is held every two years in Cologne and is organised by the GFDI
Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Dental-Industrie mbH, the commercial enterprise of the Association of German Dental Manufactuers (VDDI) and staged by Koelnmesse GmbH, Cologne.
Venue Koelnmesse GmbH
Opening hours Exhibitors:
08:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Stand rental fees/m² EUR/m² 273.00
Flat rate energy costs/m² EUR/m² 9.00
Media Package EUR 389.00
Admission prices 2017
(The prices for IDS 2019 are expected to be updated in autumn 2018)
1-Day ticket: EUR 13.00
2-Day ticket: EUR 17.00
Season ticket: EUR 21.00
1-Day ticket for students /
Special ticket for children
accompanied by adults EUR 7.50

1-Day ticket: EUR 17.00
2-Day-ticket: EUR 21.50
Season ticket: EUR 27.00
Day ticket for students /
Special ticket for children
accompanied by adults EUR 8.50
Catalogue EUR 24.00
Product segments
  • Dental practice
  • Dental laboratory
  • Infection control and maintenance
  • Services, information, communication and
Fair profile The International Dental Show in Cologne is the world's leading trade fair for the dental sector.
In 20179, at the 38th IDS, the fair will
once again generate momentum while paving the way for pioneering advances, demonstrating its role as a successful presentation platform and meeting place for all decision-makers in the dental-medicine market.
Mailing of application forms to
January 2018
Hall allocation Halls 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 11
Gross exhibition space 170,000
Construction and dismantling periods Construction period: 05.-11.03.2019
05.–09.03.2019 07:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m./midnight
10.03.2019 12:00 a.m./midnight to 12:00 a.m./midnight
11.03.2019 12:00 a.m./midnight to 8:00 p.m.

Dismantling period: 16.-19.03.2019
16.03.2019 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m./midnight
17.03.2019 12:00 a.m./midnight to 12:00 a.m./midnight
18.03.2019 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m./midnight
19.03.2019 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Access rights Only for trade visitors
Target groups


Manufacturers, importers

Service providers, associations and institutions directly related to
products and systems for dental medicine and
dental technology

Dental trade, dentists, dental surgery staff, dental laboratories, industry, service provider, research and development, apprentices / students
Figures for the previous event


Gross exhibition space
Visitors (Visits)

Project Management Thomas Maxein
Website www.ids-cologne.de/en

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