With IDEA, get to know the best Industry 4.0 events in 2020
One more year we will be present at the best and most important trade fairs of Industry 4.0, digital transformation and connected industry. Find out all the details in this post!
GENERA | 5 – 7 FEBRUARY | MADRID
Under the motto ‘Integrating energies for a sustainable future’, the International Energy and Environment Trade Fair – GENERA emphasises the sustainable development objectives and the current challenges facing the sector.
In addition, this edition will focus on sustainability, innovation and the future of the industrial sector of renewable energy, distribution, energy efficiency and their main applications, such as storage, self-consumption and mobility.
TRANSFIERE | 12 – 13 FEBRUARY | MALAGA
The ninth edition of the European Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation – TRANSFIERE is the great professional and cross-sector event that encompasses knowledge and technology transfer and that helps to put a face to the national and international RDI ecosystem.
Transfiere fosters the generation of key contacts, synergies and knowledge exchange within a unique space to promote innovation between research groups and companies, as well as contribute to improving the competitiveness of the business sector. . An unmissable event on the calendar!
FORUM INNOVATION TECNOEMPRESA | 19 FEBRUARY | MURCIA
Despite being its second edition, it has become a must-have for this year Juan Merodio, named as of the most outstanding influencers of 2019 by the magazine Forbes , will be the guest speaker at this event in which he will highlight the importance of constantly innovating and developing methods that help companies to create competitive advantages over others.
BERDEAGO ENERGY | JANUARY 30 – FEBRUARY 2 | DURANGO (VIZCAYA)
From the 30 January to 2 February the next edition of the Berdeago Energy 2020 Trade Fair will take place in the Landako Gunea in Durango, the Basque sustainability fair, with 60 exhibitors dedicated to energy efficiency, sustainable mobility and waste management . During these 4 days,the event will have an exceptional programme.
The city of Durango has been chosen once again to host all these conferences, of which this is the eighth edition, aiming to create
spaces of opportunity to inform and bring together the news about sustainable sectors that take greater care of the planet.
ADVANCED FACTORIES EXPO CONGRESS | 3 – 5 MARCH | BARCELONA
The main meeting between industrial leaders is undoubtedly Advanced Factories.. Year after year, this event brings together not only the most innovative companies in industrial automation, robotics, machine tools, and digital manufacturing, but also the technologies that boost industrial competitiveness thanks to new business models, new production processes and the deployment of Industry 4.0.
This event is held in parallel to theIndustry 4.0 Congress, the largest European congress on industrial innovation, at which international experts from the sector provide key advice to implement new business models and delve into the most cutting-edge technological trends in the industry.
3RD FORUM ALLIANCE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL TALENT | 24 MARCH | MADRID
This event responds to the issue of finding personnel in sector companies with the right digital talent, due to the high pace of innovation that these profiles require, and because the knowledge previously only required in the technology sector now needs to bedeveloped continuously..
Starting from this premise, the meetingaims to create a space for dialogue between companies in the ICT sector and other entities such as universities, business schools, training centres, foundations, industry associations, as well as companies from other sectors interested in talent and digital transformation to discuss these issues, and propose short- and medium-term solutions.
GLOBAL ROBOT EXPO | 1 – 2 APRIL | (IFEMA) MADRID
Innovation, robotics and related technologies are the key elements of the Global Robot Expo. The trade fair will take place this April at Ifema (Madrid) Will showcase the latest advances in sectors such as artificial intelligence, industry, service robotics, logistics, drones and aerospace technologies, as well as serving as a meeting point for professionals who do not usually interact at sectoral events.
HANNOVER MESSE | 20 – 24 APRIL | GERMANY
This is the world’s largest industry trade fair and the leading marketplace for technologies, materials and ideas. It encompasses eight major trade fairs in one location, enabling the interaction and integration between different industries and fields of application. Attendees have the opportunity to fully exploit the market potential of their company and products and thus establish business in all industries. In addition, the new trends and applications in the sector are discussed in detail in numerous forums.
CHEMPLAST EXPO | 5 – 7 MAY | MADRID
The most innovative solutions in materials, technologies, processes and machinery for the chemical and plastics industry come together at this industrial trade fair.
In addition, two events will be held in which the main topic to be discussed will be the deployment of Industry 4.0: the Congress of Applied Chemistry and Industry 4.0 and the European Congress of Plastics Engineering.
DES20 | 19 – 20 – 21 MAY | MADRID
Digital Enterprise Show 2020 (DES) returns one more year to Madrid to consolidate itself as a worldwide benchmark in technological events Under the mottoAccelerating Performance, Industry 4.0 and Digital Marketing will be at the centre of this fifth edition, which will also have an exclusive area dedicated to artificial intelligence, robotics, the industrial internet of things, cybersecurity and voice technologies. .
DES20, which will be held at IFEMA (Madrid) from 19 to 21 May, is an event with an international scope that this year expects to host more than 30,000 professionals and technology lovers from over 50 countries, to foster creativity, competitiveness and new business models for companies.
EUBIM | 21 – 23 MAY | VALENCIA
The9th BIM Users Meeting aims to disseminate real experiences on the implementation of the BIM methodologyin Spain, and serve as a link between professionals in the sector.. In addition, the event will meet the demands of the industry and train future professionals in the sector.
The International EUBIM Congress will be held under the motto ‘Masters of BIM’ from 21-23 May in Valencia. It will also focus on trends in design and construction with BIM, and discuss future applications that may become possible in the not-too-distant future.
ADDIT3D | 25 – 29 MAY | BILBAO
This trade fair is the perfect meeting point that gives participants the possibility to make commercial and technical presentations to establish a direct contact with visitors searching for solutions customised to their manufacturing needs During the five days the stands will receive professionals of systems and machinery for additive manufacturing technologies and 3D printing, as well as industrial sectors: aeronautics, household appliances and household goods, etc.
WEBIT FESTIVAL EUROPE | 17 – 20 JUNE | VALENCIA
Webit is a European digital and innovation festival, considered one of the best international technology events in the sector It comprises a significant global community of innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, policymakers, investors and founders. It brings together more than 30,000 attendees from over 111 countries.
A must on the calendar, it attracts a global community of innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, policymakers, and investors, and showcases the sector’s most impactful innovations.
GASTECH | 8 – 10 SEPTEMBER | SINGAPORE
This is the largest international event in the field of liquefied natural gas and the entire industry relating to natural gas. It is the only one internationally that provides a platform for the industry to forge associations, showcase innovation and drive the industry forward.
From public service companies to EPC contractors, exploration and production companies, shipbuilders and manufacturers, Gastech brings together the energy value chains for progressive discussions, business transactions and cross-sector collaboration.
REBUILD | 29 SEPTEMBER – 1 OCTOBER | BARCELONA
The innovation platform Rebuildis at the confluence of digitalisation, industrialisation, design and sustainability. This space is the most suitable for discovering new materials, the latest emerging technologies and the most innovative construction systems. An unmissable event for professionals who want to boost their business to the highest competitive and innovative level!
IOT SOLUTIONS | 27 – 29 OCTOBER | BARCELONA
Welcome to IOTSWC, the world’s largest event on the Internet of Things. It is dedicated exclusively to bringing IoT providers together with industry to help increase productivity through this disruptive technology. Since its first edition four years ago, the event has grown to become the global benchmark and annual meeting for industry stakeholders to establish new associations.
BIMEXPO | 10 – 13 NOVEMBER | MADRID
Aiming to accelerate the deployment of BIM technology in the domestic and international market, BIMEXPO is the leading European trade fair in services, networking, knowledge and solutions for the building industry. It promotes and develops open standards for the exchange of information related to buildings and infrastructures, and serves as a platform to promote the knowledge and professionalisation of BIM in the construction industry.
BIM WORLD MUNICH | 24 – 25 NOVEMBER | GERMANY
BIM World is the leading event for solutions related to building information modelling and new technologies for the construction, real estate and urban planning industries. It has over 250 exhibitors and 200 speakers, who will show the new developments and opportunities that BIM modeling has as a standard and how its advances are the driver of new technologies.
SMART CITY EXPO WORLD CONGRESS | 17 – 19 NOVEMBER | BARCELONA
Digital transformation, urban environment, mobility, finance, inclusive and shared cities are some of the topics that will be discussed at the Smart City Expo World Congress, where governments and corporate leaders come together to accelerate the growth of sustainable and inclusive cities and innovation in urban communities.