Instructions for Exhibitors
During construction and the actual fair time there is an efficient and friendly fair organization at your service at Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre. You will find the personnel’s contact details below. Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre is easy to find by following the signs Tampereen Messu- ja Urheilukeskus posted at all major entry roads.
Below you will find important information concerning your participation in the Subcontracting trade fair. Technical orders to your stand should be made using the order forms. You will find deadlines for the orders from the link “checklist for orders”.
All the important milestones can be found from the schedule.
Note that the terms of participation have changed 1st of March 2018.
Services during the fair
- Info desk
During the fair, the info desks are located in the main entrance lobby and at the northern entrance of Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre and is staffed to provide guidance for visitors and exhibitors of the trade fair.
- Press room
During the trade fair, the Communications Manager and assistant of Tampere Trade Fairs will provide information and services for the media in the press room located in the main entrance lobby.
- Exhibition Office
During construction and fair time, the personnel of the exhibition office is happy to assist exhibitors with any problems that may occur during construction and fair time, tel. +358 207 701 222. Exhibition office is located on the 2nd floor of Hall A.
- Exhibitors’ club
A lounge on the 2nd floor of Halls A and D are reserved for exhibitors. At the Exhibitors’ Club, exhibitors can enjoy a peaceful break and a cup of coffee. There is also Internet access and a printer in the lounge. The Exhibitors’ Club is open during the opening hours of the fair.
Exhibitors who have ordered parking passes are entitled to park in the parking area reserved for exhibitors. We recommend that exhibitors use the free of charge bus transportations organized from city hotels and railway station so that there is more space for the fair visitors at the parking area.
- Restaurants and cafeterias
Restaurants and cafeterias in Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre are run by Finnresta tel. +358 207 701 273. Finnresta is the sole licensee in Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, which means that all alcoholic beverages served on the premises (also at the exhibitors’ stands), must be supplied by Finnresta.
- Meeting rooms
Meeting rooms at Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre are reserved for lectures, presentations and meetings. If you have booked a meeting room, the organizer will confirm your reservation no later than 3 weeks before to the event. Enquiries concerning the seminar rooms and reservations can be made to our Program Producer Ms. Johanna Hannelius, tel. +358 400 399 577
Customer invitations are free of charge for exhibitors. We will automatically send you 25 customer invitations. If you require more invitations, you can submit your order by email from Customer Service. Inform us how many invitations you need by the date mentioned in the schedule. We recommend that your customers register in advance, following the instructions printed on the customer invitation.
You can submit an order for exhibitor passes by email to Customer Service by the date mentioned in the schedule. If you haven’t placed an order we will automatically send you 2 exhibitor passes per 10 m². They will be sent to you approximately two weeks before the trade fair on condition that all fees related to the rented exhibition space are paid. With the exhibitor passes we will send you the last bulletin, which contains important information concerning the trade fair.
Exhibitor passes are intended for your stand personnel and they are also valid during the construction and dismantling times. Your other personnel (not working at your stand on fair days) and customers should register as visitors in advance from the web page of the exhibition. Registration is free of charge.
Your external stand builders will receive passes for the duration of the construction and dismantling time from the exhibition office upon arrival.
With a Tampere Trade Fairs parking pass visible in the vehicle, exhibitors may park at the exhibitors’ parking area during the fair. Parking passes cost 24 € each. Parking is chargeable for visitors. Please note that parking area is limited, so we recommend to use free of charge bus transportations from city hotels and railway station.