8th Faszination MODELLBAHN Mannheim 2022: Setup and Dismantling at a Glance

Date: 01/2021

Trade fair date

11. - 13. March 2022, Maimarkthalle Mannheim


Official construction time is from Wednesday, 09 March 2022 to Thursday, 10 March 2022, from 8 am to 8 pm daily. To safeguard against theft it is compulsory to adhere to these construction deadlines. We ask all exhibitors to ensure that at least one person is present at the stand until the end of construction time.

At the end of construction time the halls will be vacated by security staff. If any company has not completed construction by this time, prolongation of construction time can only be granted if a member of security staff is hired at the cost of the exhibiting company to supervise the construction of said exhibition stand. The cost of hiring a member of security staff is approx. €25 per hour plus VAT.

Driving into the Maimarkt premises and entrace deposit

During construction it is possible to drive into the Maimarkt premises (access via Gate 2 = TOR 2) with a valid parking pass or by paying a deposit of €50 per car and €100 per truck. Parking passes are issued with a BARCODE and must be presented for scanning at the entrance and also at the exit. A trailer counts as a separate vehicle. The deposit is refunded on leaving the grounds before the end of the construction period (Wednesday 8 pm). After this time the deposit expires.

Opening times of the fair

Opening times for visitors:

Friday to Sunday, 11 - 13 March 2022 from 9 am - 5 pm.

Opening times for exhibitors:

1 hour before und after the opening times for visitors During the fair it is only possible to enter the fairground by presenting your exhibitor pass, which will be sent to you after all invoices have been paid. If you have not received your pass(es) by the start of construction time, please proceed on arrival to the Project Management office on the upper floor of the Maimarkthalle, to pay your invoices and collect your passes. Cheques cannot not accepted as a means of payment.


Dismantling is on Sunday, 13 March 2022 from 5.15 pm to 10 pm, and on Monday, 14 March 2022 from 8 am to 6 pm. Please note that on the final day of the fair, dismantling must not start before the fair ends at 5 pm. The hall doors will be opened at 5.30 pm to for vehicles to enter the halls.

Parking during the fair

Car parking (up to 3.4 tons)

A limited number of parking spaces are available for exhibitors within the Maimarkt premises (access via Gate/TOR 2). The price for a car parking pass within the Maimarkt premises is €42.02 + VAT and can be ordered via the Online Order System. Parking passes must be displayed visibly in the vehicle. Parking passes are valid on construction and exhibition days. If you wish to park outside the Maimarkt premises on visitor car parks P6 bis P8, you will have to pay a maximum of €5.00 per day.

Trailer parking

Charges for trailers are the same as for cars. If you wish to park your trailer within the Maimarkt premises, you must order an additional CAR parking pass for €42.02 € + VAT.  If you wish to park your trailer outside the Maimarkt premises you can also park it on visitor car parks P6 bis P8, for a maximum fee of €5.00 per day.

Truck parking (3.5 - 7.5 tons)

A limited number of truck/lorry parking spaces are available within the Maimarkt premises (access via Gate/TOR 2). The price for a truck parking pass is €63.03 + VAT and can be ordered via the Online Order System. Outside the Maimarkt premises there are a further 20 truck spaces on parking area P4 for a fee of €10.-, which must be paid at a ticket machine.

(Motor) Caravan Parking

Camper vans (not caravans) can be parked on the Campervan park at Hans-Thoma-Straße 3 in Mannheim-Neuostheim. The following fees will be charged: Parking space €10.- for 24 hours, electricity €1.- per kWh and water €1.- per 100 litres. These fees must be paid in advance at the parking ticket machine. The ticket must be displayed visibly on the windscreen inside the vehicle. A toilet is available in the technical building. The Maimarkt premises can be reached on foot in approx. 10 minutes.

Alternatively you can spend the night in your caravan or campervan on car park P 6. There is a maximum parking fee on P 6 of €5.- per day. On P 6 there is no electricity or water and also no toilet available.

Project Management

The exhibition management team will be available for exhibitors at the project management office on the upper floor of the Maimarkthalle.

Delivery adress for Faszination MODELLBAHN Mannheim

Delivery address for goods during construction, trade fair and dismantling period is as follows:

Maimarkthalle Mannheim
Faszination MODELLBAHN Mannheim 
Name of exhibitor, Name of person responsible at booth, stand no.
Xaver-Fuhr-Str. 101
68163 Mannheim

Use of remote control systems

It is not permitted to use remote controls inside the halls, with the exception of 2.4 GHz systems. In exceptional cases written permission by the trade fair management can be given to handle remote controls without a HF module. For security reasons due to the many activities inside and outside the halls we ask you to follow this request.

Fire regulations

Substances which are inflammable or create toxic gas such as polystyrene etc. are not permitted. Decoration materials must comply with DIN 4102 B 1, i.e. flame resistant. Flammable materials can only be used if either

  • a certificate of B1 status can be presented
  • the material has been impregnated with an approved flame retardant
  • if non-flammability can be proved in a flame test

Otherwise the decoration material must be removed. Confirmation of flame resistance or of the approved impregnation can be obtained through the Building and Safety department (Bauordnungsamt) of the Friedrichshafen town council.

Gas bottles, propane (butane) bottles

Gas and propane/butane bottles are forbidden. An exception can only be made if a written request is made in advance to the Friedrichshafen Building and Safety department.

Distribution of brochures

The distribution of any type of printed material outside of your booth as well as on the car parks is prohibited. Please adhere to this rule.

Please forward this information to your booth setup service providers as well!