it-sa Expo&Congress | Exhibitor Information


Your big appearance at Europe's leading trade fair for IT security

With around 16,000 international trade visitors and over 750 exhibitors, it-sa 2019 continued the success story of the largest IT security trade fair in Europe. After the Corona-related suspension in 2020, last year's it-sa Expo&Congress sent a clear signal to IT security providers, experts and decision-makers: 273 exhibitors and almost 5,200 visitors met for a personal reunion.

Welcome back to it-sa, the "Home of IT Security"! 

So be there when it-sa Expo&Congress brings experts from all over the world together again at the Nuremberg exhibition centre from 25 to 27 October 2022.

In 2021, it-sa Expo&Congress - with a successful restart - made the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg the meeting place of the international IT security community for three days.

See for yourself the excellent exhibition key figures:

  • 273 exhibitors from 18 countries met around 5,200 trade visitors from 28 countries
  • 93% of the exhibitors were able to reach the most important target groups of their company
  • 94% were able to make new business connections at it-sa
  • 86% expect follow-up business as a result of their contacts during the event.
  • 93% of exhibitors were satisfied with the quality of the visitors

Read also the postshow reports of it-sa 2021 and it-sa 2019.

it-sa Expo&Congress | On-site orientation

it-sa Expo&Congress | Overview 

Venue: Exhibition Centre Nuremberg
Event date:
Tuesday, 25 to Thursday, 27 October 2022


Opening times it-sa Expo

Tuesday, 25 October 2022: 09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday, 26 October 2022: 09:00 - 18:00
Thursday, 27 October 2022: 09:00 - 17:00 


Opening times Congress@it-sa

Monday, 24 - Thursday, 27 October 2022

Why you should definitely be there in 2022!

With the advancing digital transformation, the demands on the security of data and systems are growing. Here, it-sa sees itself as a network for industry-specific IT security solutions and a platform from experts for experts. With security topics that are always up to date, it is a trend barometer for the entire IT security market.  


Read here 5 good reasons why it is worth exhibiting at it-sa in Nuremberg, the most diverse and largest IT security exhibition in the European region, from 25 - 27 October 2022: 

  • Present your products and services at Europe's largest IT security expo in an offering environment that is focused exclusively on your target group.
  • As an exhibitor at it-sa Expo&Congress, you automatically become a provider of the digital platform it-sa 365 and thus complement your trade fair presence between the exhibition dates as well.
  • At it-sa you have the opportunity to present your company and your product portfolio as part of a specialist presentation.
  • Benefit from it-sa as a networking event among IT security experts and enter into personal dialogue with your customers.
  • The it-sa event team will be happy to answer your questions or requests personally at any time.
it-sa Expo&Congress | Floor plan

Floor plan & forums

  • Hall 6: it-sa Expo | Forum A 
  • Hall 7: it-sa Expo | Forum C, D
                  Forum B (International)   
  • Hall 7A: it-sa Expo | Forum E
  • NCC Ost: Congress&it-sa
For a smooth process, you can download the detailed technical plans for exhibitors here.
it-sa Expo&Congress | Assembly and dismantling

Assembly & Dismantling



Saturday, 22 October 2022: 07:00 - 22:00
Sunday, 23 October 2022: 07:00 - 22:00
Monday, 24 October 2022: 07:00 - 20:00

Note: Early set-up is possible and can be booked via the event team.



Thursday, 27 October 2022: 19:00 - 22:00
Friday, 28 October 2022: 07:00 - 19:00
Saturday, 29 October 2022: 07:00 - 19:00 

Please note: Dismantling is permitted on the last day of the exhibition from 19:00 - 22:00.

On the last day of the exhibition, vehicles cannot enter the loading yards from 13:00 until approx. 2 hours after the end of the exhibition due to the delivery of empties by the exhibition forwarding agents.

Booked exhibition stands which have not started to be assembled by Monday, 24 October 2022, 15:00, will be constructed by the organizer, unless information to the contrary is available. Costs incurred for this have to be borne by the exhibitor.

Access to the halls during assembly and dismantling times is only permittedondisplay of special passes, which are not valid during the exhibition.

Important notice: Please note that smoking is generally prohibited in the entire exhibition halls. Smoking is only permitted in specially marked areas.


Information and guidelines

You have any questions related to stand construction?  You’ll find all the details in our information and guidelines.
it-sa Expo&Congress | Visa

Apply for a visa

You can find out from which countries a visa is required to enter Germany at the Federal Foreign Office.

Since July 2013, it has generally been possible to waive the requirement for a letter of invitation from the trade fair company when applying for a visa for the purpose of participating in a trade fair.

If you have any questions about visiting or participating in it-sa Expo & Congress, our contacts worldwide will help you quickly and easily. 
Find the right contact in your country here.

Services for exhibitors on site

NürnbergMesse offers exhibitors numerous services. Whether Internet access, last-minute delivery or translations - with our services you can organise everything quickly and easily.
  • Wifi
    During the event, including setup and dismantling periods, exhibitors have WLAN access all over the NürnbergMesse exhibition grounds.
  • Telephone connection

    As an exhibitor you can book a telephone connection for your stand from our service partner so that you can be reached via our switchboard.

    Switchboard: +49 9 11 86 06-0

  • Service Point / Service Buddies

    The Service Point (between Halls 5/6, upper floor) is your central point of contact for all services on the exhibition grounds during set-up, dismantling and the entire duration of the trade fair. You can reach the Service Point during normal business hours.

    You can reach the Service Buddies at the Service Point or directly in the halls.

  • Passes and tickets

    Save time at the venue by ordering all your badges for the trade fair and public transport tickets in advance.

    Use our Exhibitor area for:

    • Exhibitor badges
    • Parking permits
    • Public transport tickets
  • Exhibition Staff

    Suitably qualified trade fair personnel, whether assembly crew, stand hostesses or interpreters, are crucial to the success of your exhibit. Our service partners will be happy to help you find suitably qualified specialists:

    Business & Service:


    Tel: +49 9 11 86 07-60

    Lorenz Personal:


    Tel: +49 911 21 46-6 60

Your personal contact:

Christin Gmelch

Christin Gmelch

Sales it-sa Expo&Congress + it-sa 365

Booth booking it-sa Expo&Congress, digital participation it-sa 365, exclusive marketing & sponsoring +49 9 11 86 06-87 77
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Franz Schlereth

Organization & Exhibitor Support

Planning, stand construction, technical guidelines, etc. +49 911 86 06-84 34
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Sabine Storm

Organization & Exhibitor Support

Congress@it-sa, Room Rental +49 911 86 06-88 35


Download service

Use our Download Service to promote your trade fair presentation.

Questions and answers about it-sa Expo&Congress

You still haven't found all the information you need about it-sa Expo&Congress or the digital platform? We have summarised all the answers to the most important questions for you in our FAQ.

Arrival & Accessibility

All services and useful information on travel and accessibility at the NürnbergMesse Exhibition Centre can be found here.