SPS 2022

Technologies Automation Electronics Industrial equipment Maintenance
Nov 8, 2022 - Nov 10, 2022
Messe Nuremberg, Nurnberg, Germany
Messezentrum 1
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SPS stands for Smart Production Solutions. It is a trade fair dedicated to the technologies in the automation industry. Due to the changes in the government-imposed regulations in response to the coronavirus pandemic, both event editions in 2020 and 2021 – the digital and in-person events were cancelled. This long interruption resulted in the currently highly anticipated SPS 2022 edition between 8 – 10 November. SPS 2022 is the next opportunity for a large-scale professional gathering in Messe Nuremberg. SPS (previously known as SPS IPC Drives) in Nuremberg provides a platform rich in business collaboration opportunities for experts and start-ups in software development and automation industry**. Past event editions gathered over 1,500 exhibitors and close to 65,000 highly qualified trade visitors.

The SPS showcase is unique in the breadth of product availability, covering the entire spectrum of smart and digital automation. Among the main topics of the exhibition are drive systems, industry 4.0, data exchange, control and sensor technology, IPCs and interface devices. With an audience of highly qualified trade visitors, SPS offers the perfect stage for exhibitors to debut cutting-edge products and innovative ideas. SPS also boasts a dense presence of trade press representatives reaching automation specific target audiences with the latest advancements in smart tech.

Innovative solutions can be found in the Industrial Security area and the Automation meets IT” shared booth, both of which have attracted steady interest since 2015.

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SPS - Smart Production Solutions is an international trade show focused on digital automation. The event represents a key business and procurement platform for the sector. Over 1600 companies are expected to participate in the next 2023 edition of the showcase, demonstrating the latest technology and integrated solutions.

Who can you meet there

The expo gathers the leaders in the automation industry but also gives a stage to medium-sized and small companies. More than 30% of all exhibitors come from abroad - mainly from Europe and Asia. They specialise in electric drive systems and components, control, interface and sensor technology, human-machine-interface, industrial communication, mechanical infrastructure, software and IT.

Past editions

What makes it special

SPS is regarded as the knowledge base in the smart technology market. It gives an insight into the prominent trends in smart and digital automation. Professionals benefit from the broad range of innovations and current themes evident in the exhibition halls and at the supporting events.

What is new for SPS IPC Drives 2022

One of the most notable topics during SPS 2022 will remain Industry 4.0. Its presence will be felt everywhere - in the special display areas, presentations and lectures. Arising challenges in accelerating and establishing reliable IIoT communication will be given significant attention. More details, including the forum programme, will be announced later on.

Quick info

Organiser:Mesago Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Also called:SPS IPC Drives 2022
Frequency:every year
Sectors: Technologies | Automation | Electronics | Industrial equipment | Maintenance
Website:SPS - Smart Production Solutions
Visitors:Tickets for SPS
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 239 exhibitors at the digital SMS Connect in 2020
  • 4 296 business meetings in 2020
  • 222 216 connections made through the AI-based matchmaking tool
  • 98% of all visitors recommend SPS IPC Drives
  • 94% of them plan a consequent visit

Next editions

SPS - Smart Production Solutions 2023

Nov 28, 2023 - Nov 30, 2023
Messe Nuremberg

SPS - Smart Production Solutions 2024

Dates are not known yet
Messe Nuremberg
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Messe Nuremberg

Messezentrum 1, Nurnberg, Germany
Coordinates: 49.41657 , 11.11252

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