FAQs on BioEnergy Decentral – Frequently Asked Questions
What is the address of the Exhibition grounds?
(For navigation systems: “Hermesallee” (coming from the north) or “Kronsbergstrasse” (coming from the south)
What road names do I need to enter into my navigation system in order to reach the Exhibition Grounds?
If your navigation system does not accept "Messegelände" (Exhibition Grounds), enter "Kronsbergstrasse" if you are travelling from the south and "Hermesallee" if you are travelling from the north. You can also enter "Messe" (fair) under special sites.
How can I get to the exhibition by train?
Either by one of the special trains organised by our partners, or by one of the trains making a special stop in Hanover Messe/Laatzen. You can look up departure times at www.bahn.de
You can also take a scheduled train from Hanover Central Station to Hanover-Messe Laatzen. Alternatively you can travel by train to Hanover Central Station and then on to the Exhibition Grounds by tram line 8 or 18 up to Entrances Nord 1.
How do I get to the exhibition from Hanover Central Station?
By tram line 8 and 18. The journey takes about 20 minutes to Entrance Nord.
How do I get to the exhibition from the Exhibition Station (Messebahnhof) Laatzen?
From the Messebahnhof Laatzen station take the "Skywalk", a covered bridge with moving walkway, to Entrance West 1.
How do I get to the Exhibition Grounds from the airport?
A shuttle service is operated as required between the airport (Terminal C, bus is marked as Shuttle Bus) and the Exhibition Grounds. The transfer takes about half an hour in each direction.
Where can I find suitable accommodation?
Please contact the team at Hanno-Fair Incoming:
Anette S. Burgdorf
Am Sportplatz 11
May I visit the exhibition free of charge with my membership card?
DLG Members can visit EuroTier on two days of their choice between Tuesday, 13.11.2012 and Friday, 16.11.2012.
May I bring a second person with me free?
No, free admission applies only for one person on two days.
I have lost my DLG membership card. What should I do?
You can request a new DLG membership card up to two weeks before the exhibition from the membership service in Frankfurt, Tel.: +49 (0)69 24788 205 or from mitgliederservice(at)dlg.org. A replacement membership card can be issued at the DLG information stand at every entrance to the exhibition.
Where can I pick up my free catalogue?
Up to two weeks before the exhibition you can order the exhibition catalogue from DLG-Mitgliederservice, Tel.: +49 (0)69/24 788-205 or by email from mitgliederservice(at)dlg.org. The catalogue is then sent to you free. At the Exhibition Grounds you can collect the catalogue at any DLG information stand at the entrances and at the DLG Expert Center or at the stands of DLG-Verlag.
Admission Tickets, Prices
What does an admission ticket cost? Are there any Preview Days like there are at Agritechnica?
Click here... for the price list. There are only Preview Days at Agritechnica, not at EuroTier / BioEnergy Decentral.
Do I have to order admission tickets in advance or can I buy them at the Exhibition Grounds?
You can buy the tickets from your desk at home as of September using the Hometicketing-System, pay by credit card and print the tickets out yourself. However, you can also buy admission tickets at the ticket desks at every entrance, paying by cash, EC card or credit card.
Can I pay for my admission tickets by credit card too?
Yes, the cash desks accept the standard credit cards such as VISA, Master as well as EC cards.
I have received a VIP ticket from Messrs. XY. Can I visit the exhibition with this?
A VIP ticket gives you free admission on each exhibition day of the exhibition. Just complete the ticket and hand it in at the entrance gate. You do not need to exchange the VIP ticket at a cash desk.
Is admission to EuroTier free for children?
Children accompanied by adults have free admission to the exhibition up to their 13th birthday. Children aged 13 and more pay the same price as students (more on prices here).
Cultural framework programme in the Hannover region
Where can I find information about a cultural framework programme?
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Persons with disabilities
Is admission to the exhibition free for people with disabilities?
You can visit the exhibition at a reduced entrance price (more about prices here) from 13. - 16.11.2012. Admission is generally free for one person accompanying a visitor in a wheelchair.
Are there toilets suitable for disabled persons at the Exhibition Grounds?
All toilets at the Exhibition Grounds have facilities for disabled persons
Is it possible to rent a wheelchair on the Exhibition Grounds and what does this cost?
Wheelchairs - including electronic wheelchairs - can be borrowed for a day free of charge at the Sanitätsstelle (Paramedic Center). Tel.-Nr. (0511) 89-30030
From when to when is the exhibition open for visitors?
The opening times for visitors are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
From when do exhibitors have access to the Exhibition Grounds?
Exhibitors with an exhibitor season ticket or exhibitor day ticket have access to the grounds from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Are there parking spaces for mobile homes at the Exhibition Grounds?
The car park for mobile homes is on the Kronsbergstrasse. For terms and conditions please contact Gesellschaft für Verkehrsförderung, Tel. +049 (0)511 - 89 33 595, contact person Ms Bakker.
Is it possible to leave a bag or case somewhere at the Exhibition Grounds?
There is a cloak room at every entrance area that also stores bags and cases.
May I take my dog into the Exhibition Grounds?
No. Visitors are not allowed to bring animals into the Exhibition Grounds