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13 - 28 April 2019


Bremen

Partner Country Norway

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jazzahead! 2018 showcases on Stingray DJAZZ

Thursday to Saturday nights in December
jazzahead! has teamed up with the international Jazz TV channel Stingray DJAZZ. Starting today at 8pm CET, DJAZZ will broadcast selected jazzahead! 2018 showcase concerts every week from Thursday – Saturday. Thu 6 December Kamil Piotrowicz Sextet Fri 7 December Marcin Wasilewski Trio Sat 8 December Monika Borzym Thu 13 December High Definition Quartet Fri […] Read More
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Book your ad with jazzahead!

Book your ad with jazzahead!
Looking for great visibility with old and new customers at jazzahead!? Make use of our many different promotional opportunities for jazzahead! 2019 and book your ideal presentation space! We offer print ads in the guide, banners on the website, bag inserts, and lots more. Click here for detailed info or send your individual requests to […] Read More
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jazzahead! GALA CONCERT 2019 presents Mathias Eick Quintet & Trail of Souls

Norwegian jazz at "Glocke"
jazzahead! meets Glocke JAZZnights Mathias Eick Quintet Trail Of Souls feat. Solveig Slettahjell / Knut Reiersrud / In The Country Fr 26. April 2019 | 8 pm | Großer Saal The partner country of jazzahead! 2019 is Norway, a country where an astonishing variety of creative and distinctive forms of jazz have developed and flourished […] Read More
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We are nominated

…for the European Cultural Brand Award 2018 – a panel of experts nominated 24 of the 99 applicants for different categories. Nominated with us for the Award as European Cultural Brand of the Year are Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden and Stiftung Zollverein. On November 12, the award ceremony will take place in Berlin. Read More
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Interviews with showcase bands from Stingray DJAZZ

Stingray DJAZZ grilled our showcase artists: Adam Baldych’s favorite food or Hermine Deurloo’s decision between Bebop and Fusion – get to know the bands better with personal insights. Available on our jazzahead! YouTube channel. Read More

jazzahead! FESTIVAL

The jazzahead! FESTIVAL turns the Hanseatic City of Bremen into a jazz metropolis and additionally introduces the cultural scene of an annually changing partner country to Bremen. From April 13 until 28 April 2019, Bremen will be all about Norwegian culture and music and from 25 until 28 April 2019 all about international jazz, too.

The international jazz trade fair is the engine behind this festival consisting of the following program modules:

  • SHOWCASEfestival with 40 highlights from the international jazz scene in Hall 7 and Kulturzentrum Schlachthof

  • Partner Country Program: 16 days of arts and culture from Norway in Bremen, e.g. at the festival openening show at Theater Bremen and during the gala concert (26 April) and many more events

  • jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT
  • on 27 April in 30 venues in Bremen
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„Showcases“ – this is how we call the 30 to 45 minute long concerts affiliated at the jazz trade fair that are open to the broad public as well. 40 jazz highlights and from all over the world will be on stage in hall 7 and Kulturzentrum Schlachthof during the three nights and two days of the showcase festival.

Norwegian Night – 25. April 2019
European Jazz Meeting – 26. April 2019
German Jazz Expo – 27. April 2019, afternoon
Overseas Night – 27. April 2019, at night

The partner country of the jazzahead! festival in 2019 is Norway.

In the 9th year of the partner country program the Norwegian jazz scene will be in focus at the trade fair. In addition, arts and culture from Norway will, over the course of two and a half weeks, be on display in Bremen during the jazzahead! FESTIVAL, presenting concerts, readings, theatre, exhibititions and much more.
The jazzahead! festival will open 13 April 2019 with a big festival opening show at Theater am Goetheplatz and during the following two weeks Bremen will showcase the best of Norwegian art and culture.

jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT
1 Nacht - 1 Ticket - 30 Clubs
27 April 2019

For the 9th time, the jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT will turn 30 venues in Bremen into jazz clubs: In hotels, museums, churches and bars you can discover jazz and its musical relatives from the late afternoon until the early morning. Here you can find more info.
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jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT

1 night – 1 ticket – 30 clubs
jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT on 27 April 2019

The 9th jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT will turn 30 venues in Bremen into Jazz clubs. In the venues of the Hanseatic City of Bremen, in hotels, museums, churches and bars, Jazz in all its facets will be on from late afternoon until the early morning.
The ticket not only includes the admission for all participating clubs but also the use of public transport operated by VBN. This way, jazz lovers can go to Bremen, travel from club to club and also back home.
Tickets cost 25 € ( red. 20 €) and will be avalaible now in pre-sale at Ticketmaster or at each participating venue.

Since 2011, the jazzahead! CLUBNIGHTpresents live Jazz and other side genres to the regional public in Bremen. National and international bands play their music in the most popular places of nightlife. In 2018, 7,000 visitors came to see the vast program of the CLUBNIGHT. Programming, booking and negotiations for the CLUBNIGHT gigs are solely up to the different venues. Please note that jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT is a festival for the regional audience and not a showcase festival.
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Booking for the CLUBNIGHT

If your band does not want to apply for or in case of a rejection to the showcase festival, there is also the possibility to perform at the jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT which is part of jazzahead!’s public program and takes place at about 30 Bremen venues in parallel with the official showcase program. Programming, booking and negotiations for the CLUBNIGHT are solely up to the different venues. The jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT is not part of the showcase programme.
As band or agent, please write an e-mail to info@jazzahead.de with your offer until 1 December 2018. We will forward this to the clubs. Please state the relation to jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT in e-mail text. Your mail should include: short bio, picture, links to recordings and to listen directly.

Tickets & Prices

Thursday, 25. April

Friday, 26. April

Saturday, 27. April

jazzahead! Showcases Pass

135,00 € reg./ 105,00 € red.*
Alle 40 Showcase-Konzerte: Norwegian Night, European Jazz Meeting DAY & NIGHT, German Jazz Expo, Overseas Night
- Access to the trade fair is not included -
in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7
Ticket entitles the holder to purchase the clubnight ticket incl. VBN ticket at the reduced price of 20,- EUR. Available only on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7 or at the participating venues
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jazzahead! Norwegian Night

35,00 € reg. /
28,00 € red.*
7:30 pm – 00:40 am
8 Norwegian Bands
- Access to the trade fair is not included -
in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
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jazzahead! European Jazz Meeting Day

35,00 € reg. /
28,00 € red.*
2:00 pm – 6:35 pm
8 European bands
- Access to the trade fair is not included -
in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
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jazzahead! German Jazz Expo

35,00 € reg. /
28,00 € red.*
2:00 pm – 6:35 pm
8 German bands
- Access to the trade fair is not included -
in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
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jazzahead! European Jazz Meeting Night

35,00 € reg. /
28,00 € red.*
7:30 pm – 00:40 am
8 European bands
- Access to the trade fair is not included -
in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
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jazzahead! Overseas Night

35,00 € reg. /
28,00 € red.*
7:30 pm – 01:00 am
8 bands from outside of Europe
- Access to the trade fair is not included -
in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
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jazzahead! Showcases Friday

58,00 € reg. /
46,00 € red.*
European Jazz Meeting DAY
2:00 pm – 6:35 am
8 European bands
European Jazz Meeting NIGHT
7:30 pm – 00:40 am
8 European Bands
- Access to the trade fair is not included -
in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site only at the ticket counter in Hall 7
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jazzahead! Showcases Saturday

58,00 € reg. /
46,00 € red.*
German Jazz Expo:
2:00 pm – 6:35 pm
8 German bands
Overseas Night:
7:30 pm – 01:00 am
8 bands from outside Europe
- Access to the trade fair is not included -
in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site only at the ticket counter in Hall 7
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* Reduced ticket prices apply to pupils, students, volunteers working in the Federal Voluntary Service, trainees, the unemployed and the handicapped (accompanying person gets access free of charge). Children up to 10 years accompanied by an adult get free access to the showcases.

** Tickets are also available for presale at the advance booking points of Nordwest Ticket and under +49 421 36 36 36, at the ticket service at the Glocke (+49 421  33 66 99), the WESER-KURIER Pressehaus and all regional newspaper publishing houses.

There is a discount rate available for groups of ten or more people (e.g. pupils or students). Only on presale and upon agreement with Nina Thomann.

Friday, 26. April

jazzahead! Galakonzert

28,00 € reg./ -20% € red.*
8:00 pm
in concert hall Die Glocke
Act 1: Mathias Eick Quintet
Act 2: Trail Of Souls
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7 & Die Glocke
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*Reduced ticket prices apply to pupils, students, volunteers working in the Federal Voluntary Service, trainees, the unemployed and the handicapped (accompanying person gets access free of charge).

** Tickets are also available for presale at the advance booking points of Nordwest Ticket and under +49 421 36 36 36, at the ticket service at the Glocke (+49 421  33 66 99), the WESER-KURIER Pressehaus and all regional newspaper publishing houses.

Saturday, 27. April

jazzahead! Clubnight

25,00 € reg./ 20,00 € red.*
5:00 pm – ca. 5:00 am
85 concerts in ca. 30 venues (not in Exhibition Hall 7 & Kulturzentrum Schlachthof)
incl. VBN ticket:
The use of public transport operated by VBN is included for holders of the jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT ticket from April 27th 3 p.m. to April 28th 10 a.m. In trains only valid in 2. class.
Admission depending on the capacities of the venues
Tickets are available for presale**, online & by phone (plus fee of 1,00 EUR) & on-site at the ticket counter in Hall 7 and at all participating venues
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*Reduced ticket prices apply to pupils, students, volunteers working in the Federal Voluntary Service, trainees, the unemployed and the handicapped (accompanying person gets access free of charge).

** Tickets are also available for presale at the advance booking points of Nordwest Ticket and under +49 421 36 36 36, at the ticket service at the Glocke (+49 421 33 66 99), the WESER-KURIER Pressehaus and at all regional newspaper publishing houses.

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After exiting the autobahn, simply follow the signs for Centrum/Messe Bremen. Bremen’ s modern system of navigation will lead you from the autobahn through the city and to the Exhibition Centre. Alternatively, use the Google Route Planner.
Please use the following address for your satnav:
Theodor-Heuss-Allee, 28215 Bremen / specific destination “Messe”.

Parking is possible with a fee directly in front of the exhibition halls at the car park “Bürgerweide”.
City Airport Bremen is less than 7 km from the city centre and the Bremen Exhibition and Conference Centre, and it is connected to all major hubs and airports in Germany and Europe, including Amsterdam, Brussels, Milan, Copenhagen, London, Munich, Stuttgart and Frankfurt. The tram stops are directly outside the airport, and you can take line 6 (to Blumenthalstraße) to get to the Exhibition Centre in around 18 minutes.
 

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Theodor-Heuss-Allee, 28215 Bremen

Arrange your hotel accommodation now!

The BTZ Convention Bureau offers rooms in different price ranges to all participants of jazzahead! 2019. Please make your reservation online or complete the hotel booking form.

Payment has to be made directly to the hotel.

The rooms are booked on definite basis. In the event of amendment, cancellation or no-show, a cancellation is free of charge until 24 hours before. Except: b&b Hotel Bremen Überseestadt and b&b Hotel Bremen-Hbf (free cancellation up to 28 days before arrival), Select Hotel Bremen City (free cancellation up to 10.04.2019), Hotel Residence Bremen (free of charge up to 14 days before arrival), Maritim Hotel (free cancellation up to 10 days before arrival), InterCityHotel Bremen, Courtyard by Marriott Hotel Bremen & Dorint Park Hotel Bremen (free cancellation up to 48 hours before arrival).

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Consulting and Reservation – all in one service
BTZ – Convention Bureau
Ms Annika Lobach
Phone: +49 (0)421 30 800 18
Fax: +49 (0)421 30 800 3818
E-Mail: lobach@bremen-tourism.de
WARNING EXHIBITOR HOUSING SERVICES (EHS)
Our exhibitors have been contacted by EHS directly with special hotel deals. We are in no way in contact or affiliated with this company. If you want to book a hotel safely, please use the approved hotel list by jazzahead! and BTZ.

jazzahead! trade fair

jazzahead! is the most important international jazz trade show, including an integrated showcase festival. Since 2006, the trade fair has been steadily growing. The showcase festival features top-class jazz from Germany, Europe and beyond and has established itself as the most important international networking spaces for the jazz scene.

jazzahead! 2018 facts and figures:

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But jazzahead! is not just a „must-go event“ for the international jazz industry – it is also a festival. While the jazz scene meets, exchanges ideas and does business, the public is right there amidst the action. In addition to the showcase concerts, jazzahead! festival features a broad range of musical and cultural events that are organized in cooperation with numerous arts and culture institutions in Bremen and highlight the jazz and culture scene of an annually changing partner country.

In 2019 Norway will be jazzahead!’s partner country and the focus of both the trade fair and festival.

Former partner countries
2018: Poland
2017: Finland
2016: Switzerland
2015: France
2014: Denmark
2013: Israel
2012: Spain
2011: Turkey

Organiser


jazzahead! / Messe Bremen / M3B GmbH
Findorffstraße 101, D-28215 Bremen
Phone +49 (0)421 3505 529, Fax +49 (0)421 3505 15460
info@jazzahead.de

Project Team

Sybille Kornitschky

Project Manager


Phone +49 (0)421 3505 529

kornitschky@jazzahead.de

Maleni Piyasiri

Exhibitor & Delegate Relations


Fon +49 (0)421 3505 298
Fax +49 (0)421 3505 15460

piyasiri@jazzahead.de

Insa Stanke

Showcases, Cooperations, Sponsorships


Phone +49 (0)421 3505 680
Fax +49 (0)421 3505 15460

stanke@jazzahead.de

Katharina Busch

Partner Country Relations & PR


Fon +49 (0)421 3505 531
Fax +49 (0)421 3505 15460

busch@jazzahead.de

Nina Thomann

German Jazz Expo, Organisation


Fon +49 (0)421 3505 529
Fax +49 (0)421 3505 15460

thomann@jazzahead.de

Peter Schulze

Artistic Direction


peter.schulze@gmx.eu

Ulrich Beckerhoff

Artistic Direction


ulrich.beckerhoff@t-online.de

Imke Zimmermann

Press


Fon +49 (0)421 3505 445
Fax +49 (0)421 3505 340

zimmermann@messe-bremen.de

Christian Himmel

Marketing & Media Production


himmel@messe-bremen.de

Press and Media Service

jazzahead! welcomes media representatives and offers support for your reportings. On these pages you can find more information for media representatives including jazzahead! press releases, accreditation and more.

For more information, please contact:

Imke Zimmermann

Press


Fon +49 (0)421 3505 445
Fax +49 (0)421 3505 340

zimmermann@messe-bremen.de

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Norwegian jazz to ring out at Die Glocke Concert Hall

jazzahead! GALAKONZERT is one of the highlights of the festival
The line-up is now announced for the 2019 jazzahead! GALAKONZERT at Die Glocke Concert Hall. With this announcement, one of the major highlights of the programme involving partner country Norway, and also of the trade fair is now in place. The Mathias Eick Quintet and Trail of Souls will perform at Bremen’s Glocke Concert Hall […] Read More
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jazzahead!: Showcase Applications open on 1 November

Conference: Call for Papers
An appearance in Bremen, Germany, can be a decisive step for artists breaking through internationally. The jazzahead! trade fair, where the worldwide jazz industry gathers, has set some major careers in motion: for example German jazz pianist Julia Hülsmann, UK pianist Gwilym Simcock, and Swiss vocalist Andreas Schaerer. The next opportunity for musicians to participate […] Read More
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jazzahead!: The World of Jazz Meets in Bremen

Preparations are gaining momentum – Registration will be opening soon
Each year, Bremen, the Hanseatic city by the River Weser, becomes the world’s jazz epicentre. From Thursday 25 April to Sunday 28 April 2019, the international jazz scene will gather for the 14th jazzahead! at Messe Bremen and at many other venues in the city. Exhibitors, co-exhibitors and professional participants can register from Wednesday 26 […] Read More
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BUSY CONFERENCE HALLS AND A SUCCESSFUL FESTIVAL IN A SUMMERY BREMEN

jazzahead! 2018
The 13th edition of jazzahead! in Bremen came to a successful close on Sunday. Visitor numbers showed a slight uptick. The combination of trade fair and festival resulted in a wide-ranging programme and full concert halls; balmy summer temperatures helped to create a convivial mood. This year‘s international jazz trade fair showed a slight increase […] Read More
Here you can find the press online accreditation for jazzahead! 2019 for

Media Representatives


If you have any questions, please contact

Imke Zimmermann

Press


Fon +49 (0)421 3505 445
Fax +49 (0)421 3505 340

zimmermann@messe-bremen.de

Download zip folder jazzahead! 2018 photo selection (254 MB)
Download zip folder jazzahead! 2017 photo selection (195MB)

Please contact us if you have other photo requests.

Press photos can only be used for editorial purposes. Credits are indicated in the captions. Copyright holders hold all utilisation and exploitation rights. Press photos that are used for editorial purposes must be marked with the source. Printing and publication of press photos is free of charge. We request print media to send us a voucher copy, electronic media (Internet) to send us a short notice of usage. Press photos may only be used commercially with the written permission of the copyright holder.

Marketing & Sponsoring

jazzahead! – as the world’s biggest music trade fair focusing on jazz with an integrated showcase festival – offers sponsors the best possibility to show their dedication to music and to approach an international target group. With our sponsoring packages as well as individual solutions we give you the attention you seek.

Looking to address a more regional audience? Support the jazzahead! FESTIVAL – with its CLUBNIGHT, open-to-public showcase festival and cultural program that centers around a partner country.

For more information, please contact:

Sybille Kornitschky

Project Manager


Phone +49 (0)421 3505 529

kornitschky@jazzahead.de

Sponsoring

FAQ

Showcases

WHEN DOES THE APPLICATION PHASE START?

This year, the application period has been shortened to three weeks: applications for jazzahead! 2019 showcase festival can be submitted from November 01st, 2018 till November 22nd, 2018.

HOW CAN I APPLY FOR A SHOWCASE?

Precondition for applying for a showcase slot is that the band/artist is proposed by a registered (co-)exhibitor or professional participant (all days) of jazzahead! 2019. Of course, bands/artists can register as (co-)exhibitors (e.g. with an umbrella stand) or professional participants (all days) themselves as well. An international jury of experts will then review all applications and select which of the proposed bands/artists will get one of the showcase slots. After the registration it is very easy to submit an application online via our integrated application system at www.jazzahead.de. Please read the next FAQ to get more information about the online application.

HOW DO I APPLY VIA JAZZAHEAD.DE?

New since 2017: the showcase application system is integrated into our website www.jazzahead.de. From Nov. 1st as registered (co-) exhibitor or professional participant (all days) you just need to log into your jazzahead! account "my jazzahead!". After log in please select on the left side “Showcases Application” and click on “Showcase Application Form” in the menu. The applications are submitted via this online application form. Please select the fitting module for your band and enter all information needed.

ON WHICH MODULE SHALL I/MY BAND APPLY?

We have 4 showcase Modules: Norwegian Night, European Jazz Meeting, German Jazz Expo and Overseas Night. For the Norwegian Night, the band should be a formation from Norway (this means, the majority of the band members should have a residence in Norway). For the European Jazz Meeting, the band should be a European formation (this means, the majority of the band members should have a residence in Europe, excl. Germany and Norway). For the Overseas Night, the band should be a formation from outside of Europe (this means, the majority of the band members should have a residence outside of Europe). For the German Jazz Expo, the band should be a formation from Germany (this means, the majority of the band members should have a residence in Germany).

You can suggest 1 band for each showcase module only (4 modules = 4 bands max.). The same band cannot be submitted for different modules!

MY BAND IS TOURING, ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BOOKING US?

The jazzahead! showcasing bands apply and are chosen by a jury. jazzahead! does not make the booking for the showcase concerts. Please see the first question for details on how to apply for a showcase concert.

Registration

WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS TO ATTEND JAZZAHEAD!?

You can come as an exhibitor with your own stand or you can register as a co-exhibitor, professional participant or press representative. All professional participation options with prices and hall plans can be found here. The following services are only available as a professional:

      1. Éntrance to the exhibititon in hall 6

      2.Personal badge & jazzahead!-bag with information material (issued at the venue)

      3.Entry in the list of professional participants with all important personal data (online & printed) and a log-in to the online database

      WIFI is included at jazzahead!

      5.Regular discount on the tickets for the jazzahead! gala concert at Die Glocke and the jazzahead! clubnight in Bremen city

HOW CAN I REGISTER?

You can register online as an exhibitor, co-exhibitor, professional participant or media representative for jazzahead!. All important information can be found here.

HOW CAN I PAY?

Payment via invoice is only possible for exhibitors. Payment is to be made after the issue of the invoice immediately and at the latest 14 days after receiving the invoice. As an exhibitor you can pay by bank transfer, credit card or Paypal. For co-exhibitors and professional participants we accept payment only via credit card, paypal or Sofortüberweisung (immediate money transfer). Payment is required directly after you hit “submit order”. You’ll be directly forwarded to the payment after the order is submitted. You will get the invoice to your indicated e-mail after your online registration. Please notice that the sending could take a few days.

WHEN DO I NEED TO PAY VAT?

Customers from Germany have to pay the GERMAN VAT. We can only remit the VAT of 19% for other exhibitors (inside and outside of Europe) with an own stand if we have the necessary certifications. Registrations as professional participants or as co-exhibitors are reliable to German VAT in any case, they are handled like visitor tickets.

Trade Fair

CAN I ALSO SEE THE SERVICE HANDBOOK ONLINE?

If you are registered as an exhibitor or co-exhibitor and already logged in at our website, you will find all order forms and the service handbook here (available from January 2019).

HOW MAY I ARRANGE DELIVERY OF GOODS AND PACKAGES FOR MY STAND?

For deliveries please use the following address:



jazzahead!

exhibitor

hall 6 & stand No. c/o MESSE BREMEN / M3B GmbH

Tor D / Depot

Hollerallee 99

28215 Bremen
Germany.


You can also use the order form B6 (service handbook)

HOW DO I KNOW WHO IS COMING TO JAZZAHEAD!, AND HOW CAN I ARRANGE, AHEAD OF TIME, TO MEET THEM?

If you are registered as an exhibitor, co-exhibitor, professional participant or media representative you will find a list of the participants with including their contact details online from January 2019. Please note that you only see the participants who have accept the online listing. On-Site at jazzahead!. You will receive the jazzahead! GUIDE, our participants registry with the data of participants who have also agrred to be published in the print version. Based on the new GDPR, registered participants can reject the online listing of the data and the entry in the GUIDE. Therefore, a complete list of all participants in advance is no longer possible.

MAY I SELL MERCHANDISE OR OTHER ITEMS FROM MY STAND AT JAZZAHEAD!?

Sales transactions are permitted. This excludes gastronomic products. For all exhibits prices are to be clearly marked including VAT and other hidden costs. During consumer events the exhibitor undertakes to refrain from all unfair competition against other exhibitors and local businesses.

Visitors

CAN I SEE THE CONCERTS IF I AM NOT AN (CO-)EXHIBITOR OR PROFESSIONAL PARTICIPANT?

Visitor tickets for the showcase concerts at Norwegian Night, European Jazz Meeting, German Jazz Expo and Overseas Night are available as individual tickets, for full days or for all days. Since 2016 the tickets do not include the trade fair anymore. The gala concert and other special concerts can be visited with a separate ticket. All ticket options can be found on our website from mid-October on.
On the jazzahead! days you can also buy your tickets on-site at the ticket counter in hall 7 but we suggest purchasing them in advance, especially the single tickets for the showcases because they are occasionally sold out.
As a visitor, you do not get the special benefits of a professional participant, exhibitor or co-exhibitor.

Around jazzahead!

DO YOU OFFER SPECIAL HOTEL DEALS?

Yes, please have a look at the option here. If you are a press representative and are looking for accommodation, please contact Katharina Busch. If you are a showcasing artist and are looking for accommodation, please contact Insa Stanke.

WHAT ARE THE OPENING TIMES?

Here you find the opening hours as well as the set-up times.

HOW CAN I BOOK MY TICKET FOR THE JAZZAHEAD! CLUBNIGHT?

You can buy your ticket for the jazzahead! clubnight on www.jazzahead.de or directly at the pre-sale offices: Nordwest Ticket (phone +49 (0)421-363636) and at the Ticket-Service at Glocke Bremen (phone: +49 (0)421-336699). All participating clubs are also selling the jazzahead! clubnight ticket in advance and on site. Please note that due to the limited capacity of the venues the jazzahead! clubnight ticket doesn’t guarantee you the right to admission. If a venue is full, you still have the possibility to visit another concert at one of the several participating clubs.

HOW CAN I VISIT EVENTS DURING THE CULTURAL FESTIVAL?

We work together with various cultural institutions in Bremen. Please refer to the events in the calendar to get more info on the ticket for each of these events.

DO THE VENUES HAVE DISABLED ACCESS?

The exhibition centre, Kulturzentrum Schlachthof and Die Glocke do provide disabled access. For information regarding other venues, please get in touch with us.

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HOW CAN I PLAY WITH MY BAND AT THE CLUBNIGHT?

If you don’t want to apply for the showcase festival, there is also the possibility to perform at the jazzahead! CLUBNIGHT which is part of jazzahead!’s public program and takes place at about 30 of Bremen venues in parallel with the official showcase program. Programming, booking and negotiations for the clubnight are solely up to the different venues.