Have yourself accredited for LOPEC here

Online accreditation

To get your free press ticket even in advance to the trade fair, please register here online for LOPEC. Please have a proof of your work as a journalist as pdf- or jpg-file (max. 1 MB) ready. In case your file is bigger than 1 MB, please send it to and use the subject „accreditation LOPEC 2023“.

Once your information has been verified, you will receive your Print@home ticket by e-mail. You will then need to print out your ticket and bring it with you to the trade fair. Your Print@home ticket will give you free access for the entire duration of the event.

Accreditation on-site

During LOPEC you can also obtain accreditation on-site at our Press Counter. You can reach the Press Counter via the passage from the West Entrance to Hall B0 and on to the ICM - Internationales Congress Center München.

Important information on accreditation

Proof of your journalistic activity

You will need to provide evidence that you are a journalist when applying for accreditation online (by uploading) or at the venue (by showing a hard copy). For more information, please refer to the accreditation guidelines of Messe München.

Proofs can include:

  • A valid official press ID (membership IDs from journalist organizations are not considered press IDs)
  • An imprint that verifies your activity as a correspondent and is no more than 6 months old
  • An article published under your name that is no more than 6 months old (for photographers: Photo credit)

Accreditation guidelines

Please refer to the Messe München accreditation guidelines.

Parking and press tickets

Press parking: Accredited journalists may park free of charge in the parking garage in the west of the site, the 'Parkhaus West'. Parking garage tickets can be exchanged for free exit tickets at the Press Center.

Your press ticket does not entitle you to free use of the Munich public transport network (MVV).

The LOPEC Press Lounge

Your visit to the fair begins at the Press Lounge—the first place that journalists from around the world go. Everything that you need for your work is available there. Our team would be pleased to support you!

The LOPEC Press Lounge is located on the first level of the ICM in Room 12.

A variety of services are available to you during the fair

  • Accreditation at the fair
  • Free WiFi throughout the trade-fair center
  • Press Lounge: with coffee, beverages and snacks
  • Free lockers

Opening hours Press Lounge


Tuesday, March 5, 2024


Wednesday, March 5, 2024


Thursday, March 5, 2024