Online IAA press accreditation kicks off

  • Journalists can now register for the IAA in Frankfurt am Main

Starting immediately, journalists can register online for the IAA 2019. The IAA will take place in Frankfurt am Main from September 12 to 22, 2019. It will be preceded by the two Press Days on September 10 and 11, which are reserved exclusively for journalists from all over the world. Access to the accreditation portal is via the Newsroom on the IAA website.

To be eligible for an IAA press ticket, journalists must present documentation such as current press ID from a recognized German or foreign professional association of journalists. The VDA reserves the right to require additional evidence in order to verify that an applicant works as a journalist. The VDA checks and approves accreditation. Accreditation in advance of the IAA is available only online. Once the documents have been checked by the VDA accreditation team, journalists will receive their press tickets by e-mail. Online accreditation will end on September 6, 2019.

Press accreditation on the Frankfurt trade fair grounds will begin on Monday, September 9, 2019, from 10.30 to 18.00 h in the IAA Press Center (CMF). Representatives of the media will not be admitted to the IAA grounds on September 9.

On the IAA Press Days – Tuesday, September 10, and Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (from 8.00 to 18.00 h) – journalists can be accredited in the CMF or at the City, Torhaus (trade fair railroad station) and Portalhaus entrances. Journalists can also be accredited at these entrances on Thursday, September 12, and Friday, September 13, 2019.

On the Public Days – Saturday, September 14, to Sunday, September 22, 2019 – accreditation is available only in the CMF.

The exhibitors’ press conferences will begin at 8.30 h on Tuesday, September 10, and Wednesday, September 11.

You can find a chronological schedule of all the press conferences here. It will be kept updated.

From mid-August, once again a free official IAA App will be available for iOS (iPhone® and iPad®) and Android. Alongside the exhibitors’ directory for the IAA 2019, the app offers the site plan (incl. a route finder) with information about exhibitors’ stands, a product search, detailed exhibitor information and a bookmark function for marking exhibitors and events.

IAA 2019: discussion, networking, experience and career formats at one place

The IAA is Europe’s leading mobility platform. Under the slogan “Driving tomorrow,” from September 12 to 22 the IAA 2019 in Frankfurt am Main will be a meeting place for the global players in the automotive industry, providers of new mobility solutions, innovative hi-tech companies and aspiring startups. The IAA is the largest mobility event of the year. This year the participants will experience new formats for the first time: the IAA Conference, where pioneers and experts from the mobility industry will meet for a dialog on the future, the IAA Exhibition and the IAA Experience with a large number of experiences, and the IAA Career that is directed at students, career entrants and professionals.