Digital preview of InnoTrans for September 2020 and onward

Aug. 9, 2020
The Virtual Market Place features numerous new services for exhibitors and trade visitors.

Starting in September 2020, InnoTrans will offer exhibitors a preview of the main attractions of the trade fair for transport technology, which is due to take place next year. Beginning Sept. 21, 2020, the digital preview of InnoTrans will focus on innovations in the segments of railway technology, railway infrastructure, public transport, interiors and tunnel construction.

The main place to head is the InnoTrans Virtual Market Place(VMP), the digital information and communication platform accompanying the trade fair 365 days a year. Following the postponement of InnoTrans 2020, the VMP is being redesigned and will feature a number of new services, including videos, 3D images, webinars and virtual tours of trains and factory floors. Exhibitors at InnoTrans can book the new services online as of Aug. 12. They will form part of the preview and be generally available to the trade as of Sept. 21. 

Associations organize InnoTrans Convention program

In recent years the discussion rounds with experts at the InnoTrans Convention, which focus on the latest forward-looking mobility sector topics, have established themselves as a meeting place for senior decision-makers representing business, politics and the transport industry. 

The German Transport Forum (DVF) and the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), along with the International Bus Forum, a member of the DVF, will present their virtual dialogue forums 23-24, 2020, the dates originally scheduled for the event. The topics of the dialogue forums include ‘Rail Revolution 4.0: Picking up speed after the crisis’ (VDB); ‘Using investment run-up strategically – to quickly realize a digital and expanded rail network’ (DVF); and 'Is the future electric? Strategies for e-buses between climate protection and austerity dictates.'

Bookings are high for InnoTrans 2021 

InnoTrans will take place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds April 27-30, 2021. Despite the cancellations received after InnoTrans was postponed, bookings are currently on the same level as InnoTrans 2018, with the first companies who cancelled their participation now returning, according to InnoTrans. New registrations are also on the increase again.