Informationen für Besucher
18. – 23. March 2018 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

Information for visitors

Opening times

Light + Building Opening times

18. - 22.3.2018 (Sunday to Thursday):
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

23.3.2018 (Friday):
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Light + Building is a trade fair, open to trade visitors only, access is not available to private visitors. Cash sales and sample hand-outs are not permitted. On the whole exhibition ground photographing, filming, and the carrying of cameras is only allowed with the approval of Messe Frankfurt.

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Admission Light + Building 2018

One-day ticket
Box office 19,00 EUR
Online ticket
17,00 EUR
Reduced one-day ticket (children, students, only box office) 11,00 EUR
Season ticket
Box office 40,00 EUR
Online ticket 35,00 EUR

Admission ticket = Local public-transport ticket

All admission tickets (except complimentary tickets) include free travel using local public-transport services operated by the RMV public-transport authority throughout the entire area covered  by the authority. Tickets purchased on arrival at the fair only entitle the user to travel back from Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre free of charge. Vouchers must be exchanged for an admission ticket on the internet to be able to use local public-transport services operated by the RMV public-transport authority to and from the fair.Only visitors who have exchanged their voucher for an admission ticket are entitled to enter the fairground. Online tickets are only valid for use on local public-transport services operated by the RMV public-transport authority in combination with a valid identity card or passport.

To the RMV Website

Free WiFi


During the fair, wireless access to the Internet is available to you – as a registered user - free of charge throughout the fairgrounds.

Free Wi-Fi on the fairgrounds
All you need is a notebook, smartphone with a standard Wi-Fi card or a mobile phone.


Please observe the following rules:

  • To use Messe Frankfurt Wi-Fi you need a device with a Wi-Fi card compatible with the international IEEE 802.11b/g standard.
  • Through Messe Frankfurt Wi-Fi you also can access the Internet using mobile devices including iPhones, Blackberrys, etc.
  • Using your own Wi-Fi network may result in disruptions to the Messe Frankfurt Wi-Fi network.
  • Extensive Wi-Fi use throughout the fairgrounds may limit coverage at individual locations.
  • Bandwidth is limited to 1Mbit/s per user but may be lower depending on the use of Wi-Fi in each hall.
  • A user can go online with one mobile device maximum.

Configuration and login for download

Light + Building App

Light + Building App

The "Light + Building Navigator" app is your orientation guide to the show. Here you can find all exhibitors and products, hall plan with booth details as well as the events and news of Light + Building 2018. The Light + Building Navigator is available for Apple-Products (iPhone, iPod touch, iPad) on the App Store and Android on Google Play Store as a free App.

Light + Building Navigator on the Apple App Store
Light + Building Navigator on the Google Play Store

Publications and Catalogue

Light + Building Publications and Catalogue

Use the official catalogue to gain a complete and efficient overview of all exhibitors at the Light + Building. Detailed information will support you for the preparation and review of your visit. The catalogue will available a few weeks before the show as a printed version and as a digital PDF version.

The printed version is available on site and can be ordered in advance in the Online-Shop.

Price: EUR 23 for the printed catalogue, Shipping is EUR 7 for Germany, EUR 11 for Europe, EUR 20 worldwide

Price: EUR 23 for the digital PDF-version

Order the printed or digital version of the catalogue

Further information for your visit

Exhibition grounds Light + Building

Exhibition grounds

Here you can find an overview of the various halls, entrances and other important information about the Messe Frankfurt site.

Arrival and stay Light + Building

Arrival and stay

Here you will find important information about your arrival and stay during the Light + Building.

Exhibition grounds Light + Building

Exhibition grounds

Here you can find an overview of the various halls, entrances and other important information about the Messe Frankfurt site.



Here you can find important information for your journey to Germany and about your visa.

Take part in Light + Building now

For exhibitors

All information about your presentation at Light + Building.

Find out more

For visitors

Secure your online ticket at the lower advance-booking price or exchange your voucher.

Buy a ticket

For journalists

Here you can apply for accreditation online for Light + Building 2018.