As from 25th January 2012, entrance passes for drupa 2012, print media trade fair, will be available online at www.drupa.com. For the first time, the passes are offered as eTickets – saving visitors time and money. Attendees can purchase their ticket online, print it out and travel to the trade fair by bus and train free of charge. In addition, the eTickets are less expensive than the tickets purchased on site: a one-day ticket costs Euro 40 online compared to Euro 65 at the fairgrounds and the four-day ticket costs Euro 129 online but Euro 220 when purchased at the show. drupa will be held from May 3 – 16, 2012 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The opening hours of drupa 2012 are from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on weekdays and from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm on weekends. All drupa tickets allow free round trip transportation on busses, subways and trains (2nd class, supplement-free trains only) to and from the trade fair within the Regional Transport Networks Rhine-Ruhr (VRR) of Düsseldorf and Rhine-Sieg (VRS) which includes the neighboring cities of Wuppertal, Krefeld, Dortmund, Bonn and Cologne.
Together with the Deutsche Bahn (German Railway) and Düsseldorf Marketing & Tourismus (DMT), Messe Düsseldorf developed an attractive offer: drupa visitors can travel from all German cities to Düsseldorf and back at discounted prices (for example, Euro 109 for a round trip train ticket from Hamburg). On the DMT website http://business.duesseldorf-tourismus.de/en/fair/drupa/ attendees will find numerous hotel offers in a wide variety of categories or accommodation options in private homes.
For the first time, DMT has also put together special hotel offers for journalists. For more information visit http://business.duesseldorf-tourismus.de/en/fair/drupa-pressekontingent-2012/