Exhibitor FAQ

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What are the opening times for visitors? Fermer

SIMA is opened from 8.30 am to 6 pm. 

How do I access to my online Exhibitor Area? Fermer

You can access your Exhibitors Area thanks to your login and password, by clicking here.

Who does receive the login & password to access the Exhibitors Area? Fermer

The person who is identified as responsible for the your stand on the show during your booth booking process is the one who receives all information about SIMA by email, including login and password.

I forgot/lost the login and/or password of my Exhibitors Area... Fermer

Your login is the email address of your stand manager.

In case you forgot/lost your password, please enter your login and click on "Password forgotten". A new password will be automatically sent by email to the stand manager's email address

When can I order further provisions? Fermer

As soon as the store in your Exhibitors Area opens, in October 2016.

How can I obtain my exhibitors badges? Fermer

You will be able to order your badges online from your Exhibitors Area from October 2016.

The number of badges available is automatically calculated according to the surface of your stand.

Your badges will be sent to you by email (to your stand manager's email address) as soon as your form is totally paid. Please note that you shall validate your badges list only when it is finalised. You can order more exhibitors badges in your Exhibitors Area.

What are the mandatories steps and costs to register as a co-exhibitor? Fermer

A co-Exhibitor is a company you share your stand with. It has not necessarily a legal or commercial link with your company.

Each co-exhibiting company shall complete and return an Application Form stating the full name of the exhibiting company with whom she shares her booth and showing a surface of 0 sq.m. It must then pay the exhibitor pack i.e. registration fee and internet link.

Co-exhibitor’s pack includes*: registration and management of your application, inclusion on the official catalogue (company name, address, telephone, fax, contact, email) and in all exhibitors list, one catalogue, exhibitors badges, compulsory link on the exhibitor’s list, use of the SIMA logo and banner, special access to the VIP Club and the International Club, a press rack available throughout the exhibition (upon request).

*Those services can change depending on the offer of co-exhibitor's pack you choose. 


  • Pack One : €980 excl. VAT
  • Pack Plus : €1,245 excl. VAT
  • Pack First : €1,425 excl. VAT

Where can I find the Exhibitors List? Fermer

SIMA 2017 exhibitors list will be available from October 2016. 

How to obtain a VISA? Fermer

An official letter from SIMA to help obtain visas will soon be available. 

How to book a hotel? Fermer

SIMA has negotiated with b network, official central booking office, rates in hotels, category 2*, 3* and 4* located close to the exhibition but also in central Paris.

You can already book your hotel room here.

How to go to SIMA (transportation)? Fermer

Get all useful information on the page Transports.

Is there any specific area for caravans to park in the Exhibition Centre? Fermer

There is no parking dedicated to caravans inside the Exhibition Centre.

How can I rent a car? Fermer

There are many car agencies available in Paris and its surroundings.

From Paris Nord Villepinte exhibition centre:

Avis agency: +33 (0)1 74 04 22 22

From Gare du Nord train station:

- ADA agency: 

26 rue de Saint Quentin
75010 PARIS 
Tel.: 01 44 65 00 10

- Avis agency:

Paris 10ème - Gare du NordVoie Numero 375010 ParisTel.: 0820 61 16 24

From Roissy-CDG airport:

- ADA agency:

ROISSY Aéroport CDG 2
95716 ROISSY
Tel.: 01 30 18 08 55

- Avis agency:

Paris - Aéroport Roissy Charles De Gaulle T2 A/B/C/D
Terminal 2 C/d, Terminal 2 C/D
Roissy En France 95711Tel.: 0820 61 16 20

How can I book a taxi? Fermer

Contact details of taxi companies:

Taxis G7: +33 (0)1 41 27 66 99 ou 3607*
Taxis Bleus: +33 (0)8 99 34 04 44*
Alpha Taxis: +33 (0)1 45 85 85 85
*surcharged phone numbers

I would like to broadcast music and audiovisual on my stand... Fermer

To install a sound system with recorded CD or DVD on my stand and obtain autorization from SACEM, you need to declare it online: http://www.sacem.fr/cms/home/utilisateurs/diffuser/stand/sonorisation-stand and to send the payment before the exhibition.

If you install a sound system in the whole space or if you organize parties or musical events yourself during the show, you also need to declare it to SACEM who will send you the appropriate material for the statement of your event.

How to get the SIMA 2017 Exhibitors Catalogue? Fermer

You will be able to get a free copy go the Exhibitors Catalogue at the Organisers' Office (location to come), upon presentation of your exibitor badge.

Where can I download SIMA logo or banner? Fermer

Download SIMA's logos and banners in the Library.

Benefit from personalized banners with your stand number, available on your Exhibitor Area.

Is there any access for disabled persons? Fermer

Yes, the exhibition centre has specific car parks for disabled exhibitors.