Manual exhibitors Ghent (B)

Additional information temporary BIV number

Fairs Consult can guide you through the registration process for the temporary BIV number for the Second Home Expo shows in Belgium. To start we ask you for 2 documents: 1) the application document BIV Dutch and French and 2) a copy of proof of your professional liability insurance. If you don’t have this insurance Fairs Consult can offer you this through AXA. If you have both, please apply directly to the BIV at

If you would like to apply for the insurance through us, please send the application BIV document and a copy ID to After this step, the applicant will receive a confirmation of the insurance coverage and an invoice of € 200. This invoice needs to be paid immediately, as the coverage is only confirmed after payment. Now the applicant can apply at the BIV including all needed documents.

The applicant declares that the provided information is correct and acknowledges that Fairs Consult cannot be held liable for inaccurate information. More information regarding the BIV is available in Dutch through this link or at

Please find more information about the temporary BIV number and the application below:

Timetable show

Build-up exhibitors with standard stand structure:

  • 15:00 – 18:00 | Friday
  • 08:00 – 09:00 | Saturday

Build-up exhibitors with their own stand structure:

  • 09:00 – 18:00 | Friday
  • 08:00 – 09:00 | Saturday

Exhibition days:

  • 09:00 – 18:00 | Saturday*
  • 09:00 – 18:00 | Sunday *

* Opens at 08:00 only for exhibitors.

Break-down exhibitors with standard stand structure:

  • 18:00 – 22:00 | Sunday

Break-down exhibitors with their own stand structure:

  • 18:00 – 22:00 | Sunday
  • 09:00 – 12:00 | Monday

Catalogue visitors

All the information in the online catalogue / exhibitors list will automatically be used for the printed visitors catalogue. Make sure to check your company name, website link and listed country (or countries). Changes can be made up to 2 weeks before the start of the show and can be send through this link.

Check-in & final payments

Every exhibitor will receive their badges at check-in in the organization office in the exhibition hall and not by post. At the check-in you will also receive build-up construction bracelets, please wear them for security reasons. Badges will be given after all payments have been done. Final payments can be done at the check-in at the the organization office in the hall. It is only possible to pay cash, debit card or credit card (surcharge of 5% administration and credit card costs). The organization does not accept cheques. All payments have to be made before the start of the show and have to be on the bank account.


Make sure to take the contact information of the Exhibition Manager with you for any questions or emergency situations. Virginie Bossaer: + 32 9 274 03 25 or directly +32 495 23 08 96, or by e-mail Find all contact information here. Don’t hesitate to contact us for any questions.

Directions & Parking

The exhibition will be organized at Flanders Expo: Maaltekouter 1, 9050 Gent. Parking ticket can be ordered at the scene or in our webshop. Cost 30 euro (VAT not included)/ 3 days.


Exhibitors drink

The exhibitors drink will be organized on Saturday from 18:00 – 19:30. Drinks, music and small food will be provided. All exhibitors and partners are invited.


Book your stay on time in Holliday In, located next to Flanders Expo in Ghent (Belgium).
Use this link and get €10,- discount on the normale room rate.


Flanders Expo offers free unlimited free wireless internet No rights can be derived to this free service. The quality and speed of these WiFi HotSpot connection is highly dependent on the total use and occupancy. For a faster and more stable Internet connection we advise you to order a wired/wireless connection. This is possible in the webshop or directly at

Local tips

Enjoy your stay in Ghent (Gent / Gand), the beautiful capital of the Belgian province of East-Flanders. Hereby some restaurant tips to have dinner, make sure to reserve a table on time. Flanders Expo is situated 10 km outside of the city centre and can easily be reached by car (15 min) or by tram (20 min / every 6 min) directly from Flanders Expo.


Every edition the show invites EBK Photography as a specialist of the Second Home market to take pictures of the show. Low resolution pictures with the Second Home International logo will be published. If you prefer specific pictures in high resolution for promotional activities, such as team pictures, action pictures, etc, please contact EBK Photography here.


We offer you the possibility to order various forms of prints. Click here for examples. You can order prints via the webshop. To order a back wall visual for a truss construction, please contact the Exhibition Manager.

Restaurant & Wine Bar

During the exhibition hours there will be catering available for exhibitors and visitors in the restaurant. In the middle of the hall you can find the Second Home International Wine Bar. Visitors receive a free wine tasting at the bar and wine can be bought here if ordered in advance. Interested in ordering wine from your country to be delivered on the stand? Contact the exhibition manager for possibilities and prices.

Stand structure

Excluding Stand Structure: When you have ordered this type of stand, the floor will be visible. Carpet and walls are not included. Standard Stand Structure: Carpet, walls, fascia with company name, lighting (1spot/4m²) included. The price is 70euros/m², excluding VAT. Premium Stand Structure: Carpet, walls, fascia with company name (only for 12m² stands), lighting (1spot/4m²), storage room of 1m² and round eye catcher with print included. The price is 95 euros/m², excluding VAT. Truss Stand Structure: 1 theatre spotlight/4m², carpet, upgrade electricity to 6kW included. Visual excluded. The Price is 95euros/m², excluding VAT. Download your technical specifications for wall panels (Standard or Premium Stand Structure).

Standard Stand Structure Premium Stand Structure Truss Stand Structure

Additional: Electricity is required and will always be charged separately. Minimum purchase is 2.2kW. The price is 220 euros per edition. The fixed participation fee of 425 euros will also be charged separately. Subscription right, communication in our catalogue, indication on our website, civil liability, insurance for goods up to 8350 euros (ask us about the conditions) and invitation to our exhibitors drink are included in this price.

Tickets visitors

Free entry tickets for visitors are unlimited available for all exhibitors. At the promotion page you can download online banners to attach your URL to. You receive a copy of all tickets that have been downloaded through this URL and an update will be send after the show of all (visited) registrations. The normal entry price is 15 EUR per person and through online registration 10 EUR per person.


Order all products to optimize your participation at the webshop. Avoid a late order fee of 30% and order your products no later than 3 weeks before the show. Optimize your participation with various products like furniture, plants, televisions, etc. All products are available through the webshop link.