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Stuttgart, Germany
Safety, Security, Risk Management, Defense, Fire Protection
P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG
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Update for Control 2023

Control 2023 will take place as a live trade event from May 9th to May 12th, 2023 at Messe Stuttgart. Covid-19 precautions, like as frequent sanitising sessions of the event spaces, will be implemented at the location. Attendees will also be asked to follow guidelines like upholding a social distance of 1.5 metres and wearing surgical masks. Participants will be requested to provide 3G entry documentation upon arrival in Germany, due to travel restrictions.


Modern problems relating to quality assurance and security in the context of Industry 4.0 demand inventive solutions and no other international trade show manages to meet the global tech brands’ needs like Control.

This annual meetup held in Stuttgart, Germany goes over the course of four days and brings forth all QS-relevant technologies, products, subsystems and complete solutions. The trade show portfolio extends to software, materials testing devices, modules for measuring, special equipment and length and angle measuring devices among others.


  • Length and angle measuring devices
  • Special equipment
  • Modules for measuring
  • Materials testing devices
  • Software


P. E. Schall GmbH & Co. KG, the official organiser, is set to bring visitors another excellent edition at Messe Stuttgart. Opening hours are as follow – 09:00 am in the morning until 17:00 pm in the afternoon, where not subject to any last minute change.

Audience and statistics

Control is at the heart of technical innovation as each edition challenges current theory to find new solutions and conceptual frameworks, while also delivering an in-depth practical presentation of what’s new on the market. Often this is the stage where major industry news breaks first.

Further cementing Control’s status and role in the sector is the Control Vision Talks and the involvement of influential entities like EMVA – the European Machine Vision Association.

Affordable accommodation near Messe Stuttgart

To meet the quality assurance needs for your work trip leave your hotel stay in Stuttgart to us. We’ve a rich database of hotels, guesthouses and apartments that meet your profile and we cater to any budget. Book hotels for Control in a manner of hours and without spending a small fortune at the same time.

Because location and convenience are high priorities for us, we always make sure you stay in hotels near Messe Stuttgart. Our support extends beyond accommodation for trade shows as we handle trade show booth installation and can reserve meeting facilities with the right AV equipment just as easily.

Previous Renditions

2022 Edition

Control 2022 was conducted as a live event at Messe Stuttgart between 03.05.2022 and 06.05.2022. The venue did not have Covid-19 safety precautions in place due to Germany's removal of internal security safeguards in April 2022. The edition, which marked the event's return after a two-year absence, attracted 18,531 visitors. It also welcomed 617 exhibitors.


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How to get to Control
On foot
On foot:

7 mins when travelling from Stuttgart Airport

Not advisable when travelling from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)


By car
By car:

1 min when travelling from Stuttgart Airport

20 mins when travelling from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)


By public transport
By public transport:

Unnecessary due to the closeness to Stuttgart Airport

40 mins when travelling from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)


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