Something on your mind ? You’ll probably find the answer in the FAQs.


  • Is SIHH open to the public?

    Yes. For the first time in its history, SIHH will open to the public on Friday 20th January, from 11am to 7pm. Members of the public must purchase a ticket in advance at our official website Sales open on 24th October 2016 and tickets are subject to availability.

  • Where is SIHH held?

    In Geneva, at Palexpo Exhibition Centre (Hall 5), 500 metres from Geneva Airport.

  • What are the opening times?

    16th-18th January 2017: 8.30am – 7pm
    19th January 2017: 8.30am – 8.30pm
    20th January 2017: 8.30am – 7pm
    20th January 2017 (public): 11am – 6pm

  • Can I come to SIHH by car?

    Yes. From the A1 motorway, take the Genève Aéroport exit then follow signs for Palexpo. Visitors have use of Hall 5 underground parking P12 (paying) throughout the SIHH.

  • Can I come to SIHH by public transport?

    Yes. You can take a train from Geneva Cornavin station to the Genève Aéroport terminus. Or by bus, take line 5 and get off at Palexpo. SIHH shuttles also run from the airport and town-centre hotels to SIHH.


  • Can I come to SIHH without being registered?

    You will only be admitted to SIHH if you have been registered by the exhibiting brands, or if you are in possession of a pre-purchased online ticket for the Open Day on Friday 20th January.

  • How do I get accreditation?

    If you are a journalist, contact the press coordinator for your market.
    If you are a retailer, contact the exhibiting brands in your market.

  • How can I get a ticket for the Open Day?

    Tickets can only be purchased online at our official site, and subject to availability. Opening of ticketing platform at the end of October.

  • Will I be admitted if I don't have photo ID?

    No. For your badge to be issued, you must show official ID with your name and photo.

  • Will I be admitted without an invitation?

    An invitation is not the main criterion. You must be registered by the exhibiting brands or have pre-purchased a ticket online for the Open Day on Friday 20th January.

  • Can I come to SIHH in place of a registered visitor?

    No. Each invitation is strictly personal. If you are registered for SIHH and would like another person to attend in your place, you must get in touch with your brand contact.


  • Is SIHH non-smoking?

    Yes, it is a non-smoking event.

  • Are animals admitted?

    No, animals are not allowed.

  • Is there a minimum age for visitors?

    SIHH is open to persons who are at least 16 years old and registered to attend.

  • Is photography allowed?

    There is a strict no photos policy. Only journalists with an authorisation from the SIHH Press Club can take photos.