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photokina: The most fascinating Performance Show in the world for the Photo and Imaging Industry

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For hobby photographers and professionals an absolute must – every two years photokina is presented in Cologne. The international leading trade fair for the overall Photo, Video and Imaging Industry is at the same time the only exhibition showing the entire world of Image Media as well as Imaging Technologies and Markets. News and innovations from the fields of Cameras and Video Cameras, Smartphones, Image Editing Software, Long-distance Optics, Light Technology and Home Printing capture the pulse of time while offering a creative market place for testing and experimenting to visitors as well as to exhibitors in the course of four exhibition days. Photokina means a whole bunch of information and entertainment setting major trends in the overall world of Photo and Imaging. Let your prospect clients be inspired and enter communication with consumers, future business partners and professionals of the branch!

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    Past exhibitions
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    Visitors Exhibition area
    photokina 2018 26.09.2018
    29.09.2018
    29.09.2018 529
    116.218
    116.218 38.606 m²
    photokina 2016 20.09.2016
    25.09.2016
    25.09.2016 694
    125.995
    125.995 46.655 m²
    photokina 2014 16.09.2014
    21.09.2014
    21.09.2014 752
    124.731
    124.731 56.009 m²

    At TEST you find your Hotel Room for photokina

    Even if you decide to visit photokina on short notice, or if you like to invite additional guests spontaneously – with us as your partner you find your Hotel room in and around Cologne. We are able to book your Hotel even worldwide and online for any conference or trade fair date. Our Booking Tool provides a detailed overview on available Hotels for photokina. Comfortably, you will be guided through the hit list on distances to exhibition site or informed on included services. As TEST has reserved room contingents at any major trade fair locations in advance, it is easy to find a Hotel for photokina with us, also close to the exhibition date.
    Alternatively, for making an online reservation, you are able to give us the order to do some research and booking as well. Our Service Team would be pleased to provide you with a selection of Hotels available. Do not hesitate to contact us.

    Event Management as success booster for your Company

    TEST does not only offer a long-term experience in the Hotel Booking Service, but is also able to combine event planning and its realization as supplementary service for many years. For this reason, we know exactly what is required for a successful trade fair appearance, and we would be pleased to support you with planning and realizing supplementary events all around your visit at the photokina.

    As Full-Service Agency TEST is your back-up service

    • We organize your stand party including catering for photokina
      You would like to invite your clients to your stand enabling them to enjoy a unique product experience? Our Event team plans and organizes a customized concept with anything thinkable. By means of additional furnishing, decoration and lighting technology, your stand turns into a new location right away. Even a motto may be realized with few actions. In addition to the motto, respective artists or show elements create the expected WOW effect. High quality catering is served, of course, enabling your guests to indulge in complete satisfaction.
    • We develop an interesting supporting program for your guests to be always remembered
      You would like your guests to experience something different after a demanding day at the trade fair? For them to get new impressions and to clear their heads in order to open up and to become curious about your products and services? The Event Specialists of TEST know a number of interesting places all around Cologne which could be the perfect location for your company event. Entirely corresponding with your ideas and communication objectives, we design your perfect supporting program.
    • We shuttle you and your guests safely and in time from A to B
      For your guests to find their way from Hotel to exhibition site of photokina, or to the location of your evening event in a smooth and easy way, TEST organizes the transfer shuttling for you safely and in time, by bus or limousine – the service portfolio of our mobility partners offers vehicles for any group size and VIP status.
    • We provide support by qualified Service Staff for you
      A friendly face, a professionally served drink – this is the perfect trade fair experience for your clients, especially when details fit. Referring in particular to the great number of helpers doing their job either by representing or acting almost invisibly, it enables your company, consequently, to be perceived positively by your clients and guests. For this reason, we put great emphasis on qualified service staff and choose our service partners in the respective exhibition cities with a lot of diligence. Contact us, we would be pleased to give you support.
    Additional Services

    Around your visit to the fair there are many subtasks which TEST covers confidently and on the basis of many years of experience. It doesn’t matter if it’s about premises for perfect productions, extraordinary supporting programmes or a complete event.
    We make your brand message come alive.

    Location Scouting

    Location scouting Additional services

    Location Scouting

    Starting with the hip Restaurant up to the exotic Trade Fair Activity – we know exactly what to do in Conference and Trade Fair Cities.
    In every city we know the latest place-to-be and where to find adequate rooms and locations. What do you want to do? We are looking for it.

    Transfer Service

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    Transfer Service

    Bus, train and taxi are always there. But what if entire groups are to be coordinated? Or what if the Executive Board requires something more exclusive? We will organize your Transfer to the Trade Fair by means of the most diverse vehicles depending on your requirements, and we will shuttle you and your guests safely from A to B. If you want a helicopter, you get it.

    Hostess and Service Team

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    Hostess and Service Team

    The perfect Hostess and Service Employee is recognized by his/her friendly face, professional appearance and excellent work attitude. We are very pleased to be able to provide you with the staff from our HR Pool in order to make your Event a success according to your visions. For representing your company as you like it.

    Catering and Stand Party

    Catering service Additional services

    Catering and Stand Party

    Good Parties and Delicious Food will stay on your mind for ever. Even more important for remembrance is that the food is excellent and that everything around is thoroughly planned for the party. We are happy to take care of your masterpiece. We do not only now all of the Hotspots in town but also the best Caterers.

    Side Program

    Supporting programme Music

    Side Program

    After a long Day at the Trade Fair the Night must be something special. Wake up your tired guests by offering them an exciting Side Program. Make them fit and open minded for your Company’s Philosophy – and how is that done? Let us take care of that inspiring job. We are the experts in developing interesting and inspiring Side Programs. Your guests will be thrilled.

    Events

    Location Event Alm Xylem

    Events

    You would like to realize your own separate Event subsequent to the Trade Fair? Invite your Clients in advance or provide some product experience afterwards? Here too, we are pleased to help willing to organize everything you need. Reliable. Flexible ….. and Enthusiastic!
    Customer Feedback

    On behalf of the Kulturkreis, I would like to thank you once again for your support of the German Cultural Promotion Prize 2019! Thanks to you, the online registration in advance and also the accreditation on site had worked smoothly. I also found the cooperation with you very pleasant and uncomplicated. The Kulturkreis would be very pleased if we could continue our cooperation in the future. Many thanks once again to the whole team of TEST!

    Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V.

    “(…) The cooperation worked smoothly and to our great satisfaction. In spite of short-term changes on our part, our ideas and wishes could always be fulfilled. This allowed us to concentrate on other things, which made our planning much less stressful.”

    JP Group A/S

    “(…) This year again I would like to express my great praise to all colleagues involved, who supported me again energetically, (extremely) friendly, competently and patiently with the entire organization including all change and special wishes, in particular Mrs. Böhme, Mrs. von Rueden and Mr. Mattern. It was really a pleasure to work with the whole team”.

    Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH

    ” (…) Thank you so much for helping me and us so competently and so quickly!”

    Sigarth GmbH

    “(…) I would like to thank you and your team very much for the very pleasant and friendly and perfect cooperation. You made my life a lot easier. I wish you all the best. Stay healthy”.

    e+a Elektromaschinen und Antriebe AG

    „ (…) My team had a great experience with your service, I heard from them a lot of compliments about the bus and the driver and that everything ran smoothly.
    I really appreciate your and your team help and would love to keep working with you in the future.”

    Drive TLV

    “From my side I would like to thank you and all colleagues involved for your great commitment, your patience (because not all information came in a timely manner), your flexibility (e.g. postponement of dates from July to September) and generally for the very friendly and great communication with you! As I had noticed so far, the tour was blessed with best motorcycle weather. I will be happy to give you feedback as soon as I have heard from the colleagues, but organisationally it was very pleasant for me to work with you”.

    GRUNDFOS GmbH

    “I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the great implementation of our event! The cooperation with you was characterized by productive suggestions, very good accessibility and professional support from start to finish!

    PATLITE Europe GmbH

    “I would like to thank you very much for the always very pleasant cooperation in the run-up to the award ceremony. The online registration enabled the guests an uncomplicated accreditation and made our preparations much easier! Many thanks for the always quick and solution-oriented reactions to questions or adaptation requests!”

    Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft

    „(…) Of course, it was a big pleasure to work with you !!! You will be on board with us also in the future as our success is also linked to you huge professionalism, availability and kindness! You are the number 1! “

    Dana Italia Srl

    “Thank you very much for your support at SPS IPC Drives 2019. Your Meeting Manager was very supportive, which is why you would use him again – as discussed – at the Hannover Messe. Thank you very much (!) for your great commitment regarding the room price – and also in general for the great and professional support during the whole booking process.”

    U.I. Lapp GmbH

    “We have been working for several editions of fairs together with Test Berlin. For us it important to have local support that responds in a timely manner and is always very efficient in handling our new-coming and changing requests. They represent a professional partner, with a team of polite people that understand finding solutions to business needs.”

    COROB S.p.A

    “I very much enjoy working with TEST Berlin as this is an agency that truly puts their customers first! The staff is highly professional and very friendly and will do their utmost to meet our accommodation needs and make our stay a pleasant one.”

    Croda Nederland BV

    “I would also like to thank you and the team of TEST Berlin! It really is always a pleasure to work together with you. I always feel I am in the best of hands and I receive absolutely competent and friendly advice!

    Bondioli & Pavesi

    On behalf of the Kulturkreis, I would like to thank you once again for your support of the German Cultural Promotion Prize 2019! Thanks to you, the online registration in advance and also the accreditation on site had worked smoothly. I also found the cooperation with you very pleasant and uncomplicated. The Kulturkreis would be very pleased if we could continue our cooperation in the future. Many thanks once again to the whole team of TEST!

    Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V.

    “(…) The cooperation worked smoothly and to our great satisfaction. In spite of short-term changes on our part, our ideas and wishes could always be fulfilled. This allowed us to concentrate on other things, which made our planning much less stressful.”

    JP Group A/S

    “(…) This year again I would like to express my great praise to all colleagues involved, who supported me again energetically, (extremely) friendly, competently and patiently with the entire organization including all change and special wishes, in particular Mrs. Böhme, Mrs. von Rueden and Mr. Mattern. It was really a pleasure to work with the whole team”.

    Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH

    ” (…) Thank you so much for helping me and us so competently and so quickly!”

    Sigarth GmbH

    “(…) I would like to thank you and your team very much for the very pleasant and friendly and perfect cooperation. You made my life a lot easier. I wish you all the best. Stay healthy”.

    e+a Elektromaschinen und Antriebe AG

    „ (…) My team had a great experience with your service, I heard from them a lot of compliments about the bus and the driver and that everything ran smoothly.
    I really appreciate your and your team help and would love to keep working with you in the future.”

    Drive TLV

    “From my side I would like to thank you and all colleagues involved for your great commitment, your patience (because not all information came in a timely manner), your flexibility (e.g. postponement of dates from July to September) and generally for the very friendly and great communication with you! As I had noticed so far, the tour was blessed with best motorcycle weather. I will be happy to give you feedback as soon as I have heard from the colleagues, but organisationally it was very pleasant for me to work with you”.

    GRUNDFOS GmbH

    “I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the great implementation of our event! The cooperation with you was characterized by productive suggestions, very good accessibility and professional support from start to finish!

    PATLITE Europe GmbH

    “I would like to thank you very much for the always very pleasant cooperation in the run-up to the award ceremony. The online registration enabled the guests an uncomplicated accreditation and made our preparations much easier! Many thanks for the always quick and solution-oriented reactions to questions or adaptation requests!”

    Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft

    „(…) Of course, it was a big pleasure to work with you !!! You will be on board with us also in the future as our success is also linked to you huge professionalism, availability and kindness! You are the number 1! “

    Dana Italia Srl

    “[…] only positive feedback on the dealerevent. My colleagues and our clients enjoyed themselves to the max and were very very positive. […] Only problem I have now is How are we going to top this in 3 years?!”

    Dieseko Group – Nancy Kinsbergen

    “I would like to thank you – also on behalf of my team – for the great and very professional cooperation and support! It was a lot of fun!”

    Julia Krautkremer, Head of Customer Communications

    “Thank you very much for your support at SPS IPC Drives 2019. Your Meeting Manager was very supportive, which is why you would use him again – as discussed – at the Hannover Messe. Thank you very much (!) for your great commitment regarding the room price – and also in general for the great and professional support during the whole booking process.”

    U.I. Lapp GmbH

    “We have been working for several editions of fairs together with Test Berlin. For us it important to have local support that responds in a timely manner and is always very efficient in handling our new-coming and changing requests. They represent a professional partner, with a team of polite people that understand finding solutions to business needs.”

    COROB S.p.A

    “I very much enjoy working with TEST Berlin as this is an agency that truly puts their customers first! The staff is highly professional and very friendly and will do their utmost to meet our accommodation needs and make our stay a pleasant one.”

    Croda Nederland BV

    “I would also like to thank you and the team of TEST Berlin! It really is always a pleasure to work together with you. I always feel I am in the best of hands and I receive absolutely competent and friendly advice!

    Bondioli & Pavesi

    On behalf of the Kulturkreis, I would like to thank you once again for your support of the German Cultural Promotion Prize 2019! Thanks to you, the online registration in advance and also the accreditation on site had worked smoothly. I also found the cooperation with you very pleasant and uncomplicated. The Kulturkreis would be very pleased if we could continue our cooperation in the future. Many thanks once again to the whole team of TEST!

    Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e.V.

    “(…) The cooperation worked smoothly and to our great satisfaction. In spite of short-term changes on our part, our ideas and wishes could always be fulfilled. This allowed us to concentrate on other things, which made our planning much less stressful.”

    JP Group A/S

    “(…) This year again I would like to express my great praise to all colleagues involved, who supported me again energetically, (extremely) friendly, competently and patiently with the entire organization including all change and special wishes, in particular Mrs. Böhme, Mrs. von Rueden and Mr. Mattern. It was really a pleasure to work with the whole team”.

    Traktionssysteme Austria GmbH

    ” (…) Thank you so much for helping me and us so competently and so quickly!”

    Sigarth GmbH

    “(…) I would like to thank you and your team very much for the very pleasant and friendly and perfect cooperation. You made my life a lot easier. I wish you all the best. Stay healthy”.

    e+a Elektromaschinen und Antriebe AG

    „ (…) My team had a great experience with your service, I heard from them a lot of compliments about the bus and the driver and that everything ran smoothly.
    I really appreciate your and your team help and would love to keep working with you in the future.”

    Drive TLV

    “From my side I would like to thank you and all colleagues involved for your great commitment, your patience (because not all information came in a timely manner), your flexibility (e.g. postponement of dates from July to September) and generally for the very friendly and great communication with you! As I had noticed so far, the tour was blessed with best motorcycle weather. I will be happy to give you feedback as soon as I have heard from the colleagues, but organisationally it was very pleasant for me to work with you”.

    GRUNDFOS GmbH

    “I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the great implementation of our event! The cooperation with you was characterized by productive suggestions, very good accessibility and professional support from start to finish!

    PATLITE Europe GmbH

    “I would like to thank you very much for the always very pleasant cooperation in the run-up to the award ceremony. The online registration enabled the guests an uncomplicated accreditation and made our preparations much easier! Many thanks for the always quick and solution-oriented reactions to questions or adaptation requests!”

    Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft

    „(…) Of course, it was a big pleasure to work with you !!! You will be on board with us also in the future as our success is also linked to you huge professionalism, availability and kindness! You are the number 1! “

    Dana Italia Srl

    “Thank you very much for your support at SPS IPC Drives 2019. Your Meeting Manager was very supportive, which is why you would use him again – as discussed – at the Hannover Messe. Thank you very much (!) for your great commitment regarding the room price – and also in general for the great and professional support during the whole booking process.”

    U.I. Lapp GmbH

    “We have been working for several editions of fairs together with Test Berlin. For us it important to have local support that responds in a timely manner and is always very efficient in handling our new-coming and changing requests. They represent a professional partner, with a team of polite people that understand finding solutions to business needs.”

    COROB S.p.A

    “I very much enjoy working with TEST Berlin as this is an agency that truly puts their customers first! The staff is highly professional and very friendly and will do their utmost to meet our accommodation needs and make our stay a pleasant one.”

    Croda Nederland BV

    “I would also like to thank you and the team of TEST Berlin! It really is always a pleasure to work together with you. I always feel I am in the best of hands and I receive absolutely competent and friendly advice!

    Bondioli & Pavesi