SPS 2023: All about growth
This year’s 32nd edition of the SPS - Smart Production Solutions was an out-and-out success. The number of exhibitors and trade visitors demonstrated the significant growth of the trade fair towards pre-covid levels. The organizer Mesago Messe Frankfurt also made the right call with its decision to expand the exhibition space by adding two new halls.
Launch of the SPS CareerDrive career portal
The shortage of skilled workers has been a major issue for several years and has also impacted the automation industry. Due to the high demand for experts and motivated junior staff, Mesago Messe Frankfurt, the organizer of the leading international trade fair SPS - Smart Production Solutions, has now launched the SPS CareerDrive jobs portal this fall to support companies in finding suitable experts.
SPS 2023 – Demand for Automation Solutions on the Rise
From 14 – 16 November 2023, the Who’s Who of the automation industry will once again meet in Nuremberg. More than 1,200 exhibitors from around the world are expected to attend the 32nd edition of the SPS, Smart Production Solutions, covering 16 exhibition halls and a total exhibition space of approximately 120,000 sqm. In addition to the latest innovations, the industry event offers interested parties the opportunity to experience practical and forward-looking technologies at first hand and engage in a lively exchange with automation suppliers.
SPS 2023: Exhibition space expanded to 16 halls
Around 1,300 exhibitors are expected to attend the 32nd edition of the trade fair SPS – Smart Production Solutions – in Nuremberg from November 14 to 16, 2023. The current exhibitor booking figures indicate a significant growth of the exhibition compared to last year's event and thus a development towards the pre-Corona level. For this reason, the organizer Mesago Messe Frankfurt is expanding the exhibition space by two additional exhibition halls.
SPS 2023: Very High Rebooking Rate Among Exhibitors
The exhibition for smart and digital automation is on course for success again. At the beginning of the year, over 700 exhibitors had already registered for the SPS 2023, which will be held in Nuremberg, Germany from 14 to 16 November 2023. The proportion of repeat bookings from last year's exhibitors is very high, as is the number of registrations from new exhibitors.
SPS expands to the USA
With an annual sales volume of more than 50 billion euros, industrial automation is one of the most important economic sectors in Germany. The world's central trade fair platform for the industry is the SPS - Smart Production Solutions, organized by Mesago Messe Frankfurt. In view of its international success, the organizer will now also gain a foothold in the US market with this leading trade event. The SPS brand will be premiering in the region as the "Automation Sector powered by SPS" as part of IMTS 2024, before a stand-alone trade show is held in Atlanta in 2025.
SPS 2022 survey confirms it: SPS is an excellent business platform for the automation industry
The restart of the SPS, which was held between 8 and 10 November 2022 in Nuremberg, once again attracted many exhibitors and trade visitors to Nuremberg in mid-November. From the visitor and exhibitor survey, the event lived up to all expectations in terms of information, innovation and practical relevance.
SPS 2022: Successful relaunch of the leading exhibition for smart and digital automation
The SPS, which took place from 8 - 10 November 2022 in Nuremberg, once again impressed upon all participants the platform’s meaning for the entire automation industry. After the twice-enforced moratorium, the focus this year was not only on products and solutions, but also on human interaction. The digital platform ‘SPS on air’ perfectly complemented the on-site event.
SPS 2022: Diverse innovations and a top-class presentation program
From 8 to 10 November 2022, the leading exhibition for smart and digital automation in Nuremberg will be offering the latest innovations and a diverse program of presentations on the latest topics in the industry, as well as a subject talk by Minister President Dr. Markus Söder.
SPS 2022: A look into the future of automation
The 31st edition of SPS, the trade fair for smart and digital automation, is expected to attract 1,100 exhibitors from across the globe. The event will take place from 8 to 10 November 2022 in Nuremberg and will showcase the latest products, solutions and pioneering future technologies in the field of industrial automation.
Rotational new chair on the SPS Exhibitor Advisory Board
Christian Wolf, Managing Director of Hans Turck GmbH & Co. KG hands over chairmanship of the SPS Exhibitor Advisory Board to Steffen Winkler, CSO of the Automation Business Unit of Bosch Rexroth AG.
The momentum of SPS Italia continues in Germany
The great success of the SPS Italia 2022 has further spurred interest in the SPS 2022 in Nuremberg: more than 700 exhibitors have already registered for the event, which will take place from 8 – 10 November. Following a successful SPS Italia in Parma, which was able to achieve an extremely positive result with 36,522 visitors and 802 exhibitors from May 24 - 26, the SPS in Nuremberg, has also recorded a high demand for participation in this year's highlight trade fair for automation.
Live and in person once more: a positive outlook for the SPS 2022
With almost 700 exhibitors registered by the early booking deadline, the booking figures for the SPS 2022 are extremely positive. And according to organizer Mesago Messe Frankfurt, more interested exhibitors are coming forward every day. This is testament to the high level of interest in attending Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation technology, which will take place in Nuremberg from 08 - 10 November 2022.
SPS 2022 Scheduled in the First Half of November
This year’s SPS will be held in Nuremberg, Germany, from 08 - 10 November 2022, two weeks earlier than in previous years. This gives the entire industry planning certainty in respect of the leading exhibition for smart and digital automation in these pandemic times.
SPS 2021 is canceled
Following the announcement made by Bavarian Prime Minister Dr. Markus Söder in today's press conference, Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH is canceling the SPS - Smart Production Solutions, which was scheduled to take place in Nuremberg from 23 - 25 November 2021.
SPS 2021: Highlights on-site and online
Visitors of this year's SPS can continue to look forward to an extensive and high-quality range of products and services from 23 - 25 November 2021. The exhibitors will present the latest product developments on site and invite visitors for personal meetings. At the same time, maximum safety precautions such as mandatory FFP2 masks for all participants ensure the best possible conditions for the fair. In addition to the live event, a top-class lecture program will be held digitally.
SPS 2021 once again confirms physical event
Despite the short-notice cancellations by some exhibitors at the SPS in Nuremberg, the SPS 2021 will take place as a presence event. More than 700 exhibitors are represented on-site and will be offering visitors a wide range of products and services around smart and digital automation. With the digital add-on, the “SPS on air”, the SPS remains the most important platform for the automation industry this year.
SPS 2021 takes place for those vaccinated, or recovered from COVID-19
Based on the new catalog of measures by the Bavarian State Government, which came into effect on 6 November, the SPS 2021 will take place in Nuremberg, Germany at the end of November under the German 2G conditions for those that have been vaccinated against, or have recovered from COVID-19.
SPS 2021 with safer conditions and impressive array of presentations
Taking into account the current Corona regulation by the Bavarian government, the SPS will take place from 23 – 25 November 2021 in Nuremberg under the German 3G plus rule. This means that fully vaccinated and recovered persons as well as persons with a negative PCR test no more than 48 hours old may participate. This regulation enables a largely unrestricted exhibition experience with maximum protection against infection.
SPS 2021 – The Platform for Automation Industry Exchange
Even in times of COVID-19, SPS Smart Production Solutions remains one of the most important highlights in the automation industry calendar. Following a successful test exhibition in Munich, trade fairs have been permitted again in Bavaria since 1 August 2021 and around 750 exhibitors are expected in Nuremberg from 23-25 November 2021 to present their products and solutions for smart and digital automation. This on-site will be combined with a supplementary digital offering.
SPS 2021 to be complemented by “SPS on air” digital event
As recently announced by Mesago Messe Frankfurt, this year’s SPS, which is taking place from 23 – 25 November 2021, will have a hybrid format. By connecting the physical world of the fair with a digital add-on, the organizer will be creating a holistic trade fair experience offering those interested around the world the chance to be part of the SPS 2021.
SPS 2021 to return in person with hybrid format
Mesago Messe Frankfurt is planning to return to an in-person event for this year’s SPS, which is taking place from 23-25 November 2021. The physical event will be complemented by an additional digital offering for global visitors who are unable to travel to Nuremberg to attend in person.
Review of SPS Connect and the current situation regarding SPS 2021
2020 is over and with it the first entirely virtual SPS. By 31 December 2020, the SPS Connect platform had played host to a total of 9,121 visitors, seen interactions with 239 exhibitors, facilitated 4,296 business meetings, and delivered a wealth of information about the latest products in the automation industry. In 2021, however, the event is once again set to take place in person from 23 to 25 November in Nuremberg.
SPS Connect: Highlights from the live event available on-demand
With the live days of the SPS Connect now over, visitors are able to take a look at their main topics of interest. The talks and lectures held by leading experts worldwide are now available on-demand until 31 December, as is the opportunity to continue chat discussions.
Digital exchange platform SPS Connect a resounding success
With high participant numbers and an impressive interaction rate, the SPS Connect, which took place from 24-26 November 2020, illustrated the continuing importance of a professional exchange between suppliers and users, and clearly demonstrated that technological progress in the automation industry cannot be stopped even in the midst of a pandemic. For organizer Mesago, the event has been a resounding success.