Construction and dismantling in Flanders Expo


Building your own stand

You can start with construction and fitting out of your stand on Thursday from 12:00 hrs to 23:00 hrs and on Friday from 08:00 hrs to 23:00 hrs.

Standard stand construction

You can start with fitting out your stand on Friday before the fair from 12:00 hrs to 23:00 hrs.


Saturday from 8:00 am before the fair opens, you are welcome to finish your stand.

  • Soot filters are mandatory for diesel engined vehicles.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited in the halls.


Report at the entrance with your participant ticket. Instantly after arrival you've got these to exchange for wristbands, in the organization room, on the right side of the main entrance. The wristbands gives you access to Flanders Expo throughout the whole exhibition period.

No vehicles will be admitted to the hall on Friday, the hall doors are closed. Please transport at that day goods with a trolley or hand truck.

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Flanders Expo plan parking route construction


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BE-9051 Gent

Access for stand builders

Stand building tickets are necessary for employees and stand builders that are present only during construction and / or dismantling.


  • Thursday and Friday before the fair, the whole day
  • Sunday after the fair from 5 pm

You can download stand building tickets from 'My events'. After selecting your registration you will find option "construction passes" at the bottom of the menu on the left. There you can enter the desired amount and download them.


Parking of cars and vans can be in two places:

  • city parking lot Parking B, accessible via exit 7. Costs € 6.00 per day. On the spot to deal with the machine.
  • parking lot Parking A1, accessible via exit 5. Costs € 18.00 for both days. Unlimited in and out is possible. Parking tickets for this you can order after log in to 'My events'.

Parking of trucks:

  • along Noorderlaan or Zuiderlaan (along the water sport track)
  • along the E40 direction Oostende, parking Texaco petrol station Keuzekouter 21. Use the parking south side, direction Ghent / Brussels.


Taking down the stand starts on Sunday at 17:00 hrs after the closing of the Fair. You are requested not to start the clearing of the stand any earlier. The electricity will be cut off at 17:00 hr sharp. The hall doors will be opened after the carped has been removed, at ca. 17:30.

Stand holders with standard stand construction

The stand must be cleared by 20:00 hrs on Sunday.

Stand holders constructing their own stand

You should start striking your stand before 21:00 hrs. If you have not started taking down the stand by 21:00 hrs, the organisers of the Fair will do it and you will be charged the costs.

The hall must be ready for handing over empty on Monday morning at 02:00 hrs.


Please take your own waste away with you and do not leave it behind on your spot. You will be charged for the cost of removal of any waste you leave behind.

Contact stand building:

Ada Sauvé

Contact Flanders Expo

telephone: +32 (0)9 241 92 11
e-mail: email: 

Work safely

Access policy

While you are present you may be asked at any time to show your wristband, so you should wear it at all times.

Protective footwear

During the construction period before the fair, the wearing of approved safety shoes is mandatory.