We are proud to inform that the Congress Secretariat, the Exhibition Management and the Convention Center have again appointed IML – Messe Logistik GmbH as their international freight forwarder, customs broker and on-site handling agent for ECR 2022.

We are able to offer our full transport service to you as exhibitor, your stand contractor, printer or other supplier. The following is an overview of our services.

  • pick up at your premises
  • transport arrangements by road, air or sea
  • customs clearance on temporary or permanent basis or under Carnet-ATA or invoice
  • storage before delivery
  • inbound delivery directly to your booth during the official move-in hours
  • handling of empties
  • transport arrangements for return shipments



Limited earlier set-up:only when booking the required set-up days via theExhibitors’ Manual / MAW online order forms unloading and material delivery into the halls obligatory with “IML” (official ECR freight forwarder)on Thursday; on Friday also self-unloading is allowed with prior notice to IML.

All self unloaders & reloaders needs to apply for a timeslot.

Start for booth larger than 150 sqm at cost (charges needed to confirmed from MAW (exhibition management)

Thursday, March 5 08:00 – 20:00 hrs

Start for booths larger than 80 sqm (no cost):
Friday, March 6: 08:00 – 20:00 hrs

Regular set-up for all exhibitors:
Saturday, March 7 08:00 – 23:00 hrs
Sunday, March 8 08:00 – 23:00 hrs
Monday, March 9 08:00 – 23:00 hrs
Tuesday, March 10 08:00 – 20:00 hrs


Saturday, March 14 approx. 18:00 – 22:00 hrs

  • start after the end of the congress day and leaving of the congress participants
  • re-delivery by IML of empty crates and boxes with priority for booths up to 30sqm booth size
  • no access for trucks > 7.5 tons allowed!
  • pick up of machines, medical equipment, AV/IT items with small trucks/vans allowed – only with prior notice to IML

Delivery of empty boxes:

All exhibitors who stored their empty crates and boxes at cost with the Freight Forwarder IML will have them ready at their booths as soon as possible, but delivery of empty boxes at certain times cannot be guaranteed and waiting times up to 4 hours must be taken into account. Therefore please book your flights accordingly and not with immediate departure after the end of the congress.

Sunday, March 15  08:00 – 22:00 hrs

Please note: NEW: Sunday is still a full congress day until 16:00 hrs, only the Expo Halls are closed.

Therefore special care has to be taken on Sunday from 08:00 – 16:00 hrs regarding trucks and freight movementaround the halls – in particular for Expo X5 – and regarding noise reduction – in particular in Expo Foyer D and on Expo Gallery (both located in the main congress building). Further details and obligatory instructions will be sent with the Exhibitors´ Manual.

08:00 – 17:00 hrs

  • no access for trucks > 7.5 tons allowed!
  • pick up of machines, medical equipment, AV/IT items with small trucks/vans allowed – only with prior notice to IML

Monday, March 16 08:00 – 22:00 hrs
Tuesday, March 17 08:00 – 20:00 hrs

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