Drupa 2012 eTickets Offered for the First Time

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—Starting January 25, 2012, entrance passes for Drupa 2012, print media trade fair, will be available online. 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 €40 online compared to €65 at the fairgrounds and the four-day ticket costs €129 online vs. €220 when purchased at the show.

Drupa 2012 will be held from May 3-16, 2012, at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. The opening hours of are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays and from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 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, €109 for a round-trip train ticket from Hamburg). On the DMT website, will find numerous hotel offers in a wide variety of categories or accommodation options in private homes.

For further information on visiting Drupa 2012, visit Messe Düsseldorf North America’s website or contact the organization by telephone: (312) 781-5180, fax: (312) 781-5188 or e-mail: info@mdna.com.

For additional hotel and travel information in the United States, visit the TTI Travel website or contact the travel agency at (866) 674-3476; fax: (212) 674-3477; e-mail: travltrade@aol.com.

Source: MDNA.