Euro Scale Modelling is the largest event for Plastic Modelling on the Continent. Not only will there be a large selection of new and old kits on offer but there will also be a large model competition, a large number of models on show, a Kids Corner, a continuous Tombola and plenty of food and drinks available. We thought of everything!



Friday, 20 November 2020

  • 18.00 to 21.00: Pre-registered clubs and traders (pre-registration must be confirmed) may set up their exhibits and trade stalls


Saturday, 21 November 2020

  • 8.00: Entry of pre-registered traders at the rear entrance, front entrance will remain closed.
  • 9.00: Entry of pre-registered participants at the rear entrance, front entrance will remain closed.
  • 10.00: The Expo halls open for IPMS members and the public at the front entrance, rear entrance will be closed.
  • 9.00 to 11.00: Acceptance of pre-registered competition models at the competition organizers’ table. Subsequently placing of the competition models by number in the correct category on the tables in the separate competition hall.
  • 12.00 to 13.30 Judging of the competition models. Competition area will be closed.
  • 16.00 Prize giving at the IPMS promotion booth.
  • 17.00 ESM  closes its doors.


In the foyer and at the IPMS promotion booth, large scale maps will be placed where you can find the location of your favorite club, individual member’s table or trader.



Euro Scale Modelling will open its doors for the public at 10.00!

IPMS members gain free entry when they show a current membership card. BE SURE TO BRING YOUR IPMS MEMBERSHIP CARD! For non-members the entry is € 7,00 each. There will be PIN machines at the cash desks. Every visitor will receive a wrist band that must be worn on the wrist for entry into the exhibition halls! Children up to the age of twelve have free entry under the guidance of an adult.

The Expo Houten is well accessible in a wheelchair.

If you become an IPMS Netherlands member at the IPMS promotion booth during the ESM and pay your dues, your entry fee will be deducted from the membership fee. New members will receive a surprise set of our Modelbouw in Plastic magazine.