REGISTERING

  • When does registration open?
  • How do I register?
  • Who should attend ECOC Exhibition?
  • Is there a charge to register or enter the exhibition?
  • Can I register my colleagues for the exhibition?
  • What does my visitor badge give me access to?
  • If I have registered for the exhibition, can I attend on more than one day?
  • I attended the event last year, will I automatically receive a badge?
    When will I receive my entry badge?
  • I have not received my confirmation email or registration code, what do I do?
  • What if I have forgotten my registration code when I arrive at the show?
  • Is my registration for the show date specific?
  • Can I register on arrival at the show?
  • I am a journalist. Should I register as a visitor?
  • Can my children visit the event with me?

EXHIBITORS

  • Who will be exhibiting?
  • Can my company exhibit?

INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION

  • Do I need a visa?
  • I require an invitation letter to assist with my visa application. How do I get a copy of a letter of invitation?

VENUE

  • Where is the venue for ECOC Exhibition 2019?
  • In which halls is the ECOC Exhibition taking place?
  • How do I get to the RDS Venue?
  • Is there parking?
  • Where can I stay near the RDS?
  • Is there free WIFI at the venue?
  • What time does registration open?
  • What date/time does the show open?
  • Is there a cloakroom?
  • How do I find my way around the show once I have arrived?
  • Is there an ATM?
  • Where can I eat/drink?

PLAN YOUR TIME AT ECOC EXHIBITION

  • Opening times
  • Where can I find out who is exhibiting?
  • Is there is Show Guide?
  • Where can I find the full list of Market Focus sessions?
  • What are the ‘feature areas’ of the show?
  • Will the presentations be available to view after the show?

ACCESSIBILITY


REGISTRATION

  • When does registration open?

Online pre-registration for ECOC Exhibition 2019 is now open. You can pre-register your attendance and receive your registration code, to enable you faster access into the exhibition hall in Dublin. Visit https://www.ecocexhibition.com/register/ for more information.

Registration on site at the event will open at 12 midday on Sunday 21 September 2019.

  • How do I register?

You can pre-register online by simply completing the registration form online here: https://nexus.circdata-solutions.co.uk/rfg/publish/ECOC19/?source=faq
Once you have registered online you will receive a registration code, which will enable you to collect your badge on arrival at the Registration area at the event in September 2019.

  • Who should attend ECOC Exhibition?

ECOC Exhibition is held every September in a different European city. The event is open to professionals from across the fibre optic communications industry and accredited journalists/media. You can view our full visitor profile in our 2018 show statistics.

  • Is there a charge to register or enter the exhibition?

The ECOC Exhibition is free to attend for all industry professionals.

  • Can I register my colleagues for the exhibition?

Yes, there is no limit to the number of people you can register, please remember to provide their contact details.

  • What does my visitor badge give me access to?

Your badge allows you to access the exhibition hall and the feature areas inside the exhibition halls, including Market Focus, the Training Zone and FTTx Centre. If you wish to enter the conference sessions you will need to purchase a conference badge, available from the conference organisers website ecoc2019.org.

  • If I have registered for the exhibition, can I attend on more than one day?

Yes, once you have registered your badge allows you into the exhibition on multiple days.

  • I attended the event last year, will I automatically receive a badge?

No, you will need to re-register and update your details for 2019.

  • When will I receive my entry badge?

You will receive a confirmation code when you pre-register online and this can be used to print your badge when you arrive at the registration desks onsite on your first day. You will need to bring your registration code with you to enable you to print your badge on arrival.

  • I have not received my confirmation email or registration code, what do I do?

Please check your junk/spam folder. If you have still not received a confirmation email, please email ecoc@circdata.com or call 01635 879316.

  • What if I have forgotten my registration code when I arrive at the show?

Registration staff at the main registration desks will be able to find you by company name/surname on our database to print your entry badge. If you can, please provide proof of company name or surname via business card or confirmation email etc.

  • Is my registration for the show date specific?

Registration for the show is non-date specific.
Once you have registered and have your registration code/collected your entry badge you are able to attend the show on any of the show open days and as many times as you wish. Only students are restricted to the final day of the show.

  • Can I register on arrival at the show?

Yes, you can register to visit the exhibition on arrival at the show, we will have registration desks and forms available for on the day entry.

  • I am a journalist. Should I register as a visitor?

If you are a journalist or a member of press, please register via the Press Registration link. Your registration will be confirmed within 48 hours of submitting your form.

  • Can my children visit the event with me?

No, this is a trade event and strictly no under 16s will be admitted, including babes in arms.

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VENUE

  • Where is the venue for ECOC Exhibition 2019?

The ECOC Exhibition 2019 is being held at the RDS in Dublin, Ireland. The address is: RDS (The Royal Dublin Society), Merrion Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4. The Loc8 Code is NN5-95-LB7

  • In which halls is the ECOC Exhibition taking place?

ECOC Exhibition 2019 will be held in Halls 1 to 4 and the Marquee. The main entrance and registration area can be accessed via Hall 1.

  • How do I get to the RDS Venue?

We have comprehensive travel information under the When and Where section of our website.

  • Is there parking?

There is parking available around the venue.

  • Where can I stay near the RDS?

To find out more about where to stay, and for our special accommodation deals for ECOC Exhibition visitors, please see our dedicated accommodation page here.

  • Is there free WIFI at the venue?

Yes, free WIFI is available in the exhibition hall. Further details including the network name and password will be included in the Exhibition Show Guide, which you can collect onsite.

  • What time does registration open?

The registration desks will be open as follows:
Saturday 21 September 1200 – 1800
Sunday 22 September                                 0800-1800
Monday 23 September                               0800-1700
Tuesday 24 September                              0800-1700
Wednesday 25 September                       0800-1600

  • What date/time does the show open?

Show opening times are as follows:
Monday 23 September 2019                  09:30 – 17:00
Tuesday 24 September 2019                  09:30 – 17:00
Wednesday 25 September 2019            09:30 – 16:00

  • Is there a cloakroom?

There are cloakroom facilities at the RDS.  There will be a minimal charge for this service.

  • How do I find my way around the show once I have arrived?

On arrival to the show, visitor bags containing the show guide and a floorplan will be available to collect at the registration area. You can also plan your visit in advance, using our Plan your day feature. You can select sessions you wish to attend as well as list exhibitors you plan to meet, you will receive a print-ready email with a floorplan with each stand highlighted.

  • Is there an ATM?

There is a cash point located in Hall 1.

  • Where can I eat/drink?

There are a selection of catering areas available during the show opening hours. Full details can be found here

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EXHIBITORS

  • Who will be exhibiting?

ECOC Exhibition features over 330 companies from across the fibre optics community. You can view the full exhibitor list.

  • Can my company exhibit?

If you are interested in exhibiting at the ECOC Exhibition in 2019 please download our 2019 Prospectus for full details and exhibiting information. Alternatively, you can contact our sales team on +44 (0) 1732 752 127 or email sales@ecocexhibition.com

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INTERNATIONAL INFORMATION

  • Do I need a visa?

Not sure if you need a visa to visit the UK? To take a look at the UK Border Agency information page, click here.

  • I require an invitation letter to assist with my visa application. How do I get a copy of a letter of invitation?

We can provide a copy of the letter of invitation to accompany your application. Please visit the Visas page of our website for full details and the application form. We can only issue an invitation letter once you have registered for the show, and proof of registration will be required. For your invitation letter please visit https://www.ecocexhibition.com/about-ecoc/visa-applications/

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PLAN YOUR TIME AT ECOC EXHIBITION

  • Opening times

Show opening times are as follows:
Monday 23 September 2019                          09:30 – 17:00
Tuesday 24 September 2019                          09:30 – 17:00
Wednesday 25 September 2019                    09:30 – 16:00 

  • Where can I find out who is exhibiting?

The full list of exhibiting companies can be found under our Exhibitor List or by browsing the floorplan on the website. A full Exhibitor A-Z can also be found in the Show Guide available from the first day of the show. 

  • Is there is Show Guide?

Yes, this will be available at the show free of charge to all visitors.

  • What are the ‘feature areas’ of the show?

The exhibition hall includes three feature areas – Market Focus, Training Zone and FTTx Centre. Full details of each area can be found on the website

  • Where can I find the full list of Market Focus sessions?

The full programme is currently being developed and will be launched in July.

  • Will the presentations be available to view after the show?

Some of the Market Focus presentations will be available to download from the website approximately one month after the show. This is due to the need to obtain permissions from each speaker and to allow them to edit the version which appears online. We will notify all attendees once the presentations are online.

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ACCESSIBILITY

Should you wish to plan some assistance ahead of your visit, please contact us on + (0)1732 752125  indicating the level of assistance you require, and we will do our utmost to offer our support during your visit.

If your question isn’t answered above, please contact the team on +44 (0) 1732 752 125

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