INNOTRANS: InnoTrans will opening its doors for the 11th time on September 20, with organiser Messe Berlin expecting around 2 940 exhibitors in 28 halls, including 200 companies exhibiting for the first time, ‘well over’ 100 000 trade visitors and 114 vehicles on the outdoor tracks.

Around 60% of exhibitors will be from 60 counties outside Germany, with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Thailand and Vietnam represented at InnoTrans for the first time. Business delegations will be arriving from 20 countries including India, Italy, Japan, Morocco, the USA, Taiwan and the UAE.

  • A business pitching event will be held for the first time InnoTrans 2016, as part of the CUBE programme which aims to bring industry startups into contact with managers and decision-makers. Prizes for the best pitch include two tickets to the CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin in May 2017. Startups can register at