Photokina 2016 (20-25 September, 2016) Cologne, Germany

Date:   20-25 September, 2016
 Venue:  Cologne International Expocentre     |    Cologne, Germany

  photokina – No. 1 in the sector

Every two years there is one focal point in the sector: photokina, the world’s leading imaging fair. photokina brings together the industry, trade, professional users and end consumers with a passion for photography — in a way no other event can match. Be sure you don’t miss the world’s most important platform for placing orders, gathering information and enjoying exciting experiences


Photokina logo Photokina is one of the premier events that focus to the entire photographic and imaging sector. Many exhibitors are participating from across the world to showcase thir latest products and services. It occurs every two years, and in 2010, 1523 companies exhibited at the show and more than 169,000 people attended the show. Photokina 2014 is the highlight and the center of photography for all photo enthusiasts, be they amateur or professional photographers or simply photography aficionados.


Facts and figures

Trade fair

Sub-heading photokina

world of imaging

Organizer of the fair Koelnmesse GmbH

Event frequency every two years

Co-organizer Photoindustrie-Verband e.V.

Venue Exhibition Centre, Cologne-Deutz

Opening times For exhibitors: 09:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.

For visitors: 10:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.

Admission fees Day ticket: 46,00 EUR (29,00 EUR in advance)

2-Day ticket: 80,00 EUR (48,00 EUR in advance)

Season ticket: 123,00 EUR (78,00 EUR in advance)

Weekend-Day-Ticket 23,00 EUR (16,00 EUR in


Family day ticket*: 48,00 EUR (34,00 EUR in advance)

Special Day ticket** 14,00 EUR (12,00 EUR in advance)

* Sa or Su, 2 adults and 2 children (7-17 years)

** For trainees, pupils, students, pensioners,

seniors from 65 years and the severely

disabled upon presentation of an

identification document.

Product segments Photo cameras and camcorders, camphones, scanners, camera accessories, digital storage media, films, photographic studio equipment, professional camera and lighting systems, image processing software, digital imaging and publishing, major and minilabs, image kiosk systems, online picture services, frames and albums, photo-fun-products, home printing, large-format printing, fine art printing, video, slide and film technology, screens and monitors, video projectors, interactive presentation systems, media control systems, home entertainment, Computer Generated Imaging, mobile imaging, video via SLR, imaging services, additional assortments

Fair profile photokina is the leading international trade fair for the entire photographic and imaging sector. It is the only event in the world that offers a comprehensive presentation of all the imaging media, imaging technologies and imaging markets – for consumers and professionals alike

Publication date of registration forms

for exhibitors as of September 2013

Hall occupancy Halls 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9

Construction and dismantling periods

Start of construction 057.09.2014, 08:00 a.m.

End of dismantling 24.09.2014, 06:00 p.m.

Access authorisation For all

Target groups Exhibitors:



Manufacturers, trading companies, importer, distributors and service companies


Photographic trade, professional users and consumers.