Record exhibitor numbers at InnoTrans 2016
- Further growth in exhibitors and national displays
- 200 first-time exhibitors
- SWISSRAIL & Rhomberg Sersa host three-tier displays
- Debut for CUBE startup programme
Six weeks from now InnoTrans will be opening its doors for the eleventh time. In the meantime around 2,940 exhibitors from Germany and abroad are making preparations to ensure their successful participation in the trade show. Despite the huge demand for display areas, with the help of optimum hall planning it has been possible to accommodate all the exhibitors who have applied. From 20 to 23 September well over 100,000 trade visitors are expected to attend the Berlin Exhibition Grounds. Business delegations representing 20 countries, including from India, Italy, Japan, Morocco, the USA, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates will be coming to Berlin to visit InnoTrans 2016.
Some 200 companies will use the world’s leading trade fair for transport technology for the first time to showcase their products and establish new contacts. At 60 per cent, the level of international participation remains high. InnoTrans will also be welcoming exhibitors from the following six countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Hong Kong, Thailand and Vietnam. Thus, companies representing 60 countries will be displaying their world firsts and innovative products and services under the headings of Railway Technology, Railway Infrastructure, Public Transport, Interiors and Tunnel Construction. 114 innovative vehicles will be featured on the Outdoor Display.
SWISSRAIL and Rhomberg Sersa attain new heights
At InnoTrans 2016 the displays of the SWISSRAIL Industry Association and Rhomberg Sersa Rail Holding GmbH will be attaining new heights. For the first time the Swiss industry association and the Austrian rail technology company will be hosting a three-tier display and will have plenty of space for exhibiting products and holding talks with trade visitors.
At InnoTrans 2016 a business pitching event, part of the CUBE programme, will be held for the first time. The aim of CUBE is to bring industry startups into contact with innovative managers and decision-makers from this sector. Prizes for the best pitch include two tickets to the exclusive CUBE Tech Fair taking place in Berlin in May 2017. Startups can register for the event at www.cube-global.com
InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade fair for rail transport technology and takes place every two years in Berlin. At the last event 2,761 exhibitors from 55 countries presented the global rail industry’s innovations to 133,595 trade visitors who came from 146 countries. The five segments at InnoTrans include Railway Technology, Railway Infrastructure, Public Transport, Interiors and Tunnel Construction. InnoTrans is organised by Messe Berlin GmbH. The eleventh InnoTrans will take place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 20 to 23 September 2016. More details are available online at www.innotrans.com