14.–18.03.2023 #IDScologne

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Trade fair
International Dental Show
Date of the event
14–18 March, 2023
Organiser of the fair
The IDS is held every two years in Cologne and is organised by the GFDI Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Dental-Industrie mbH, the commercial enterprise of the Association of German Dental Manufactuers (VDDI) and staged by Koelnmesse GmbH, Cologne.
Koelnmesse, Messegelände Köln-Deutz
Event frequency
Opening hours
For exhibitors:
08:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.

For visitors:
09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m.
Visitor admission prices 2023
Day ticket: 15.00 Euro
2-day ticket: 19.00 Euro
Season ticket: 24.00 Euro

Day ticket reduced for students and trainees: 7.50 Euro
(The entitlement to a reduction will be checked upon admission to the trade fair. Please have the
corresponding proof of eligibility).
Product segments
  • Dental practice
  • Dental laboratory
  • Infection control and maintenance
  • Services, information, communication and organisation
Fair profile
The International Dental Show in Cologne is the world's leading trade fair for the dental sector. In 2023, at the 40th IDS, the fair will once again generate momentum while paving the way for pioneering advances, demonstrating its role as a successful presentation platform and meeting place for all decision-makers in the dental-medicine market.
Mailing of application forms for exhibitors
Spring 2022
Hall allocation
Halls 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 11
Stand space prices/m² 2023
293.00 Euro / m²
Flat-rate energy costs/m² 2023
10.00 Euro / m²
Media services (marketing package) 2023 for main exhibitors
1,389.00 Euro
Media services (marketing package) 2023 for co-exhibitors
250,00 Euro
Target groups
Manufacturers, importers, Service providers, associations and institutions directly related to
products and systems for dental medicine and dental technology.

Dental trade, dentists, dental surgery staff, dental laboratories, industry, service provider, research and development, apprentices / students
Access authorisation
Only for trade visitors
Thomas Maxein
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Project Assistant
Carina Heide
Tel. +49 221 821 2086
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Stephan Uebbing
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Nicole Junge
Tel. +49 221 821 2584
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Susanne Donges
Tel. + 49 221 821 3783
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Carmen Wolber
Tel. + 49 221 821 3893
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Don't forget!

The IDS 2023 takes place from Tuesday, 14.03. to Saturday, 18.03.2023 in Cologne.

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