Stephanie Beiswenger
Stephanie Beiswenger
Project Coordinator, Exhibitor service
+49 7541 708-410
+49 7541 708-2410
Kerstin Moßmann
Kerstin Moßmann
Project Coordinator, Exhibitor service
+49 7541 708-416
+49 7541 708-2416
Stephan Fischer
Stephan Fischer
Coordinator Visitor Service
+49 7541 708-404
+49 7541 708-2404
+49 7541 708-307
+49 7541 708-331

Timeline OutDoor 2018

Application process: 

July 2017 – January 2018

  • You will receive the Exhibitors Documents by post (application form + information file), also online
  • Possibly write your location preferences on the application form, hall allocation will be realised best possible
  • Minimum stand size 9 sqm
  • Stand rental costs 138 EUR/sqm  (open-air exhibition ground: 73 EUR/sqm) only for the space: no stand construction (walls, carpet etc.) included!
  • Attention: Closing date January 15, 2018! Fax or email sufficient
  • OutDoor will confirm the receipt of your application by email; you will receive order forms for promotion material and a room reservation from as well

Hall allocation

End  of  January – April 2018

  • Allocation of the halls with regard to products (categories like shoes, fashion, mountaineering equipment…); chronological order of applications is not decisive for the stand positioning
  • Individual stand offers by e-mail
  • You have to re-confirm the stand location by e-mail for finally booking this stand!


March – April  2018

You will receive the admission documents by post

  • Admission invoice (stand rental fee, AUMA fee, possibly power consumption like in the previous year, waste disposal fee and media entry fee (for prices see application). By that time no payment is due! Termof payment after receipt of invoice: 100 % of the invoice due within 4 weeks after receipt. Invoices issued after April 13, 2018 have to be paid in full immediately. Easiest way of payment: Form. No.1 – Direct-debit mandate for credit cards)
  • Stand plan and hall plan
  • Online Service Center

Attention: Closing date for technical orders Mai 2,  2018!


March - May 2018

  • Media entries: You will receive the login data for media entries by e-mail - OutDoor Guide, app and website
  • Attention: The media entries will not be made automatically! Please edit your entries online using the OSC; Closing date: April 16, 2018
  • OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2018: You receive the application brochure for your participation in the OutDoor INDUSTRY AWARD online at: www.outdoor-industry-award.de
  • Attention: Closing date AWARD: May 7, 2018
  • Booking of marketing services: Advertising spaces, Banner, Logos, Sponsoring
  • Booking of Conference rooms
  • Inquiries for Stand parties
  • Booking of media services like e.g. New product announcements, Celebrities on your booth, Press conferences, Press boxes at the press center /online
  • Invitation management via Retail First (former guest tickets)
  • Ticket shop for trade visitors online; also exchanging vouchers online
  • Parking tickets: the ordered numbers of parking spaces inside the exhibition grounds will be uploaded in the OSC

Stand engineering

May 2018

  • Closing date for Technical forms : May 2, 2018 (Invoice directly from sub-contractors)
  • Exhibitor passes: free exhibitor passes (number depending from stand size) will be provided in the OSC
  • Attention: You will receive the exhibitor passes once the admission invoice is paid in full

Construction and Dismantling

June 2018

Construction time

11. - 14.06. | 07:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

15.06.2018 | 07:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

16.06.2018 continuous

Construction premature | before 11.06.2018

100 EUR per day (prebooking until June 1, 2018 with the project management). Opening hours for premature build up are: 08:00 a.m. - 06.00 p.m.

Entry permit deposit:

During construction time a deposit for the entry of vehicles into the show grounds will be applied this year:

Cars: 100,00 €

Trucks: 200,00 €

Truck parking spaces

Construction main hall way carpet | Saturday 16.06.2018

The main hall ways have to be free of building material, because of the carpet laying. It is not allowed to drive with vehicles on the carpet!


Dismantling time

20.06.2018  |  from 5:30 p.m. continuous (Open for vehicles from 6 p.m.)

21. - 23.06.2018  |  07:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Other dismantling times upon request.  


Project Management

From Thursday, June 14. 2018 the Project Management is located in Foyer East

Phone +49 7541 708-410 /-416

Fax +49 7541 708-2410 / -2416

Terms of payment

100 % of the invoice due within 4 weeks after receipt. Invoices issued after April 13, 2018 have to be paid in full immediately. . (Most convenient: Please use direct-debit mandate for credit cards form no. 1 ).

General information

  • Free W-LAN/wifi connection: vouchers available at different info points on the fair grounds
  • Free Bus shuttles in and around Friedrichshafen: to station, hotels, airports Zürich and Memmingen

Freight forwarder

Please contact SCHENKER for your dispatch:

Schenker Deutschland AG

Neue Messe 3

88046 Friedrichshafen

Phone +49 7541 25100

Fax +49 7541 22595


At Messe Friedrichshafen there are catering companies which have the exclusive rights to provide all catering services:

 Klink Eberhard GmbHEventgastronomie Michael Ganster
Zeppelinstraße 306
88048 Friedrichshafen
Phone +49 7545 936777
Fax +49 7545 936778
Metzstraße 2
88045 Friedrichshafen
Tel. +49 7541 7085100


Should the offers of our caterers not come up to your expectations you can ask the Team OutDoor
for a special authorization for commissioning your own catering company for OutDoor. Only when you have the written permission from Messe Friedrichshafen GmbH your commissioned catering company will receive an entry permit (€ 100/day/vehicle). This fee must be paid in cash at the gate. If this special permission is not on hand, the security staff is authorized to refuse your catering service entry to the exhibition grounds.