Conditions of participation for non-commercial participants for the 9th Faszination Modellbahn Mannheim 2024

Status: 03/2023

1. Organizer

Messe Sinsheim GmbH
Gustav-Werner-Str. 6
D – 72636 Frickenhausen

Tel.: +49 (0) 7025 9206-100

2. Contact

Sascha Bürkel
Tel.: +49 (0) 7025 9206-102

3. Trade fair location

Maimarkthalle Mannheim
Xaver-Fuhr-Str. 101
D – 68163 Mannheim

4. Trade fair dates


4.1. Start of construction – end of construction: Wednesday, 08.03. – Thursday, 09.03.2023, daily from 8.00 – 20.00 h

4.2. Duration of the event: Friday, 10.03. – Sunday, 12.03.2023

4.3. Opening times:

for exhibitors: Friday – Saturday 8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m., Sunday 8.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.

for visitors: Friday – Sunday 9.00 – 17.00

4.4. Start of dismantling – end of dismantling: Sunday, 12.03.2023, after the end of the fair until 22.00 hrs.

Monday, 13.03.2023 from 8.00 – 18.00 h

5. registration deadline

January 15, 2024

or earlier, if the designated areas are occupied. If spaces are available, registration is possible even after the registration deadline.

6. participation of non-commercial participant

The participation of non-material participants with models or model railroad layouts is free of charge.

For accompanying persons at the steam model building we charge a contribution towards expenses in the amount of 25,- €. The accompanying person must be named!

Non-commercial participant receive free admission on all days of the trade fair as well as on the set-up and dismantling days when they send in their exhibitor pass.

The stand space will be provided after consultation with the exhibition management. The non-commercial participant is responsible for an appealing design of the stand space provided.

With his registration, the non-commercial participant undertake to be present with his exhibits for visitors throughout the event and until the end of opening hours.

If possible, the non-commercial participant will receive a free parking pass at a parking lot close to the Maimarkthalle.

Motorhomes (no caravans) can be parked at the motorhome parking lot in Hans-Thoma-Straße in Mannheim-Neuostheim for 10,- Euro per day. Electricity and water is billed separately. The Maimarkt grounds can be reached on foot in about 10 minutes.
Alternatively, you can stay overnight with caravans or campers in the parking lot P 6. The parking fee on P 6 is a maximum of 5,- Euro per day. There are no electricity and water connections available at the parking lot P 6. In addition, there are no sanitary facilities.

7. direct sale

It is not allowed for non-material participants to offer models or accessories for sale on the exhibition area and disregard will lead to exclusion. Thus, no “for sale” signs may be placed in the exhibit area. Direct sales are reserved for commercial exhibitors.

8. admission

The organizer decides about the admission of the non-commercial participant and the models. The organizer is entitled to refuse registrations. The granted approval can be revoked if the conditions for the granted approval are no longer fulfilled. By signing the registration form, each non-commercial participant agrees to be present for the entire duration of the trade fair and to manage his stand area accordingly.

9. advertising

Distribution of brochures or other printed matter is not permitted outside your stand area or in the parking areas.

10. insurance

The organizer has liability insurance for its legal liability. This covers only damage to third parties for which the organizer is responsible.
The organizer cannot offer insurance coverage of the models against damage or theft.

11. resignation

After confirmed registration a withdrawal by the non-commercial participant is only possible in written form until 2 months before the event.
The organizer reserves the right to further charge incurred costs.