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Accreditation & Press center

Important information for journalists for automatica 2023

Your visit to the fair begins at the Press Center, the meeting point for journalists from around the world. Everything that you need for your work is available there. Our team would be pleased to support you!

Verifying your work as a journalist

Verification of your work as a journalist is required both for online accreditation (by uploading your credentials) and to have yourself accredited at the fair (by presenting originals of your credentials). Additional information is available in the Messe München accreditation guidelines.

Valid credentials include:

  • An official, valid 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 six months old
  • An article published under your name that is no more than six months old (for photographers: Photo credit)

To receive your free press ticket in advance, you can accredit online for automatica 2023.

Opening hours Press Center Entrance East


Tuesday, June 27, 2023

08:30 – 17:30

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

08:30 – 17:30

Thursday, June 29, 2023

08:30 – 17:30

Friday, June 30, 2023

08:30 – 16:30

A variety of services are available to you during the fair:

  • Accreditation at the fair
  • Rooms for meetings and interviews
  • PC workstations with Internet access
  • Free WiFi throughout the trade-fair center
  • Exhibitor press releases
  • automatica press releases
  • Press Lounge: with coffee, beverages and snacks
  • German and international daily newspapers
  • Free lockers

Parking for journalists

Accredited journalists may park on the grounds of the trade-fair center free of charge.

Please note: Your press pass does not entitle you to use public transportation services provided by the Munich Transport and Tariff Authority (MVV).