Current information on the realisation of PHOTOPIA Hamburg in times of the coronavirus pandemic

PHOTOPIA Hamburg is the European event for imaging. It will take place at the Hamburg Messe Fair Complex and at various other locations in Hamburg from 23 to 26 September 2021. It is organised by Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC). PHOTOPIA Hamburg is assigned as an exhibition in accordance with §§ 65, 69 ff. Trade Regulations.

The ‘3G’ rule applies at PHOTOPIA Hamburg. This means: Access to the Hamburg exhibition campus is restricted to individuals who have been fully vaccinated, tested for COVID, or have recovered from a COVID-19 infection. You are considered as "fully vaccinated" as of the 15th day after your second vaccination.  To make sure we can verify this quickly and easily at the Centre entrance, we recommend that you carry a digital certificate.  According to the current city ordinance, a negative test certificate (e.g. from an antigen test) must not be older than 24 hours, and a PCR test must not be older than 48 hours. 

In the event that we have no other choice but to cancel PHOTOPIA Hamburg because of the coronavirus pandemic, we will refund the participation fee (including the AUMA fee and the fee for the marketing package).

If we are forced to cancel PHOTOPIA Hamburg because of the coronavirus pandemic, we will refund the costs incurred when booking services through the OSC.

If you can provide evidence that you are unable to participate because of COVID-19-related restrictions, your participation fee will be refunded (including the AUMA fee and the marketing package).

No. Any services ordered from third parties are exclusively subject to the contractual relationship between the parties to the contract. Therefore HMC will not reimburse you for any of these costs.

You may revoke your registration free of charge prior to being approved (refer to General Terms of Participation, section 8.1). Please submit your withdrawal request in writing.

HMC is also subject to our city's temporary regulations to contain the Corona pandemic. We are confident that events will still be allowed in September. For more information on current restrictions please refer to the latest version of the City ordinance “HmbSARS-CoV-2-EindämmungsVO” .

We regularly adapt our Health and Safety Guidelines, including its Appendix 2 – Stand Construction for Trade Fairs, Exhibitions and Events.  Please direct any questions regarding your stand construction concept to our stand design review team at ops(at)hamburg-messe(dot)de.

Any further questions? The PHOTOPIA Hamburg team will gladly advise you personally!

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