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SPS 2023: Very High Rebooking Rate Among Exhibitors

2 Mar 2023

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.

Copyright. Mesago/Arturo Rivas Gonzale
Copyright. Mesago/Arturo Rivas Gonzale

Numerous companies from all over the world have already registered for this year's automation highlight in the fall. Among them are international key players such as Bosch Rexroth, SICK, Phoenix Contact, Beckhoff Automation, WAGO, and Endress+Hauser, but also many small and medium-sized companies, start-ups, and specialists, who are looking to present their innovative automation solutions in Nuremberg. "After last year's successful restart, interest in the SPS has continued to grow and responses are already well above what they were the same time last year. We are also currently in contact with many more companies, which gives us an encouraging indication that the SPS is moving back towards pre-Covid levels," says Sylke Schulz-Metzner, Vice President SPS at Mesago Messe Frankfurt. In order to accommodate the requests and wishes of exhibitors, organizer Mesago Messe Frankfurt is again planning to fill two additional halls.

Companies interested in exhibiting at the SPS 2023 can benefit from the early-bird discount until 31.03.2023.

Planned Digital Accompaniment

As with last year's exhibition, the SPS team intends to offer an accompanying digital concept. "The digital accompaniment to the exhibition allows us to deliver additional benefits for all participants. Our take-away from last year was that specialist contributions and panel discussions on current topics from the exhibition forum in particular offered relevant added value for the exhibition visitors, live and on demand. Some participants also took advantage of the opportunity to network digitally with others from the SPS community. We definitely want to maintain this," sums up Martin Roschkowski, President of Mesago Messe Frankfurt.

Current Information

You can find regular updates about the exhibition at Interested parties can also find detailed information here about visiting the event and, from summer, about highlights of the SPS 2023 and the supporting program.

About Mesago Messe Frankfurt

Mesago, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With around 150 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 3,300 exhibitors and over 110,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organizers and partners. (

Background information: Sustainable Messe Frankfurt

The Messe Frankfurt Group is one of the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers with their own exhibition grounds. With a workforce of some 2,200* people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 28 subsidiaries, it organises events around the world. Group sales in financial year 2022 were around €450 million*. We serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of Messe Frankfurt’s key strengths is its powerful and closely knit global sales network, which covers around 180 countries in all regions of the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are using our digital expertise to develop new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services.

Sustainability is a central pillar of our corporate strategy. Here, we strike a healthy balance between ecological and economic interests, social responsibility and diversity.

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With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent).

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* Preliminary figures for 2022