On-site services

Get informed on all on-site services at World of Photonics Congress.

On-site services for attendees

Registration counters
First stop: the registration counter

The registration counters for the World of Photonics Congress are located at the main west entrance of the exhibition center of Munich International Trade Fairs.

Each partner of the World of Photonics Congresses—the scientific committees—open their own counters for registration as well as for the issue of the tickets and congress documents.

Speakers’ service

Speakers can upload their presentations in advance and can call them up in the conference room. The speakers’ service is located on the first floor of the ICM.

WiFi Lounge and free WiFi

All congress attendees with a WiFi-enabled device have free access to the Internet in special WiFi Lounges at the Foyer of the ICM and in Hall A1. The Internet in the lounges has an unlimited bandwidth and download volume.

How it works:

  • Switch on the WiFi function on your terminal device.
  • Search for wireless networks and connect to the messeWifi network.
  • Start your internet browser and enter any internet address.
  • The portal page of the free WiFi will appear on screen.
  • Once you have accepted the General Terms and Conditions, you may access the internet.

You only need to register one time during the entire event.

In addition, attendees can use Messe München WiFi at the fairgrounds. Availability is based on the halls, entrances and atrium areas that are being used for the event in question. Bandwidth is up to 4 Mbit / sec. and the download volume is limited to 200 MB per user per day.

The reception quality and signal availability depends on structures, exhibits and other sources of interference in the halls and can not be guaranteed.


All attendees of the World of Photonics Congress are invited to attend free coffeebreaks. In addition to the coffee breaks, a number of catering facilities are available. Depending on the weather, the ICM garden will be open

Poster sessions

Different poster sessions displayed on each day of the congress invite attendees to exchange ideas and information. The poster sessions are taking place in Hall B0.

Networking events

Benefit from all the new contacts you can make at the “Bier & Brezel” Get-together, coffee breaks and the “Happy Hour” at this year’s congress.

Further services for attendees

At the Munich trade-fair grounds you will find a wide range of services: from cafés to ATMs to information counters—discover all services available for visitors and exhibitors.


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Coat & Luggage Check

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Barrier-free accessibility

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Further services for visitors

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