Do I have to print my ticket?

We love to be paperless! The QR code can be shown on your mobile phone, otherwise it is also possible to bring the printed ticket with you.

Is a cloakroom or locker available?

A cloakroom will be available, in which all jackets or items can be left. However, no liability is assumed for the storage of personal items.

Is the catering included?

Food and refreshments are already included in the ticket – this also applies to our legendary DATA festival After-Party on the 18th of March.

Where can I find the event app?

Information will follow shortly.

Is there a dress code?

No – we are in favor of everyone dressing the way he or she feels most comfortable.

Is there Wi-Fi?

Of course we offer WiFi access  – the login data can be found on your badge.

When can I enter the Muffatwerk in the morning?

We open the Muffatwerk for registration one hour before the first presentation. Please note that there may be longer waiting times at check-in.

Where can I find information about the DATA festival? e.g. Site plan, information about the lectures etc.?

We offer extensive information material from which the most important information can be found. In addition, you can contact our staff at any time and get the information you need.

Is the Muffatwerk barrier-free?

The Muffatwerk is barrier-free. There may be restrictions when visiting Workshop Studios 1 and 2.

Do I have to register for individual lectures at the Muffatwerk?

The regular presentations (data.stage, festival.stage, tech.stage) can be attended without registration. To participate in the workshops (,, we recommend that you register by e-mail  – we will send you a corresponding e-mail a couple of weeks before the event. If the maximum number of 20 participants per workshop has not been reached at the time of the DATA festival, participation can still be organized on site with our staff.

Can my ticket be transferred to other people in the event of illness or similar serious cases?

If you are prevented from attending the DATA festival by illness or another emergency, please contact us directly by email at: We will then consider the best possible solution for all parties in individual cases.

How can I identify myself as a participant and get access to the DATA festival?

We distribute wristbands and badges during registration – these allow access.

Are the presentations in German or English?

The majority of our presentations and panels are in English. Two of the Pre-Conference Workshops on the 17th are in german.

Am I allowed to smoke on the DATA festival?

Yes – there are two smoking areas in the Muffatwerk: one is in front of the main entrance, the other in front of the entrance to the Festival.Stage.

Are there vegetarian or vegan food?

Yes – we offer various vegetarian options. Vegan options are also offered: Salads and cold or warm finger food.

Are dogs or other pets allowed in the Muffatwerk?

We love dogs and other pets – But unfortunately they are not allowed in the location.

Your question is not answered here? Then contact us at:

2-Day-Ticket: Participant Information

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3-Day-Ticket: Participant Information

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