SPS - smart production solutions 2024

SPS - smart production solutions 2024

Electric & Electronics Embedded Systems
Nurnberg, Germany
12-14 Nov 2024
Messe Frankfurt GmbH
1 year

The highlight of the automation industry

Gain a deeper understanding of market forces in the electric automation sector and discover what’s new in the value chain from automatic solutions to complete systems at SPS - smart production solutions. The international exhibition first debuted on the scene in 1990 and at first operated under the name SPS IPC DRIVES, which was recently rebranded to reflect the importance of automation and integrated systems.

The product portfolio has grown consistently in the breadth and scope of showcased technologies. Trade visitors have access to cutting-edge innovations in:

  • Drive systems and components
  • Peripheral equipment
  • Interface technology
  • Sensor technology
  • Control technology
  • IPCs
  • Industrial software and communication
  • Mechanical infrastructure

SPS is a strong market as it’s primarily geared towards the meeting between supply and demand. However, the exhibition builds on top with stellar support events like the Automation Hackathon and several professional forums.

SPS 2024

Between 12.11.2024 and 14.11.2024, SPS 2024 will take place. The event will occur in the form of a face-to-face fair. Messe Nuremberg will be the venue for the trade show. The event site will not install strict coronavirus prevention measures to ensure attendee safety. This is because of the country removing its national and travel limitations as a result of the improving pandemic situation. 


SPS commands attention as we’ve seen from the numbers of visitors, which means there’s going to be race for hotel rooms. Don’t hesitate long and book your hotel accommodation during SPS via Trade Fair Trips ltd. Your stay in Germany and exhibitor logistics will be taken care of, and you will have the time to focus on your business.

Our clients come to us with a variety of requests from reserving meeting facilities in advance to taking over the installation of their fair booth. It is guaranteed that our agents will supply you with hotels near Messe Nurnberg – as close as possible – and connections to public transport for a streamlined commute.

Book your trip with us, and take advantage of our competitive rates! We work with clients at all price points as we like to believe that business travel should be widely available to everybody.

On foot
On foot:

Not advisable when travelling from Nuremberg Airport

1 hr when travelling from the Nuremberg Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By car
By car:

30 mins when travelling from Nuremberg Airport

10 mins when travelling from Nuremberg Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By public transport
By public transport:

35 mins when travelling from Nuremberg Airport

20 mins when travelling from Nuremberg Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)


Hotels near SPS - smart production solutions

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SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg Ringhotel Loew's Merkur 4.4 Nurnberg from € 284.00 EUR Book Now
Eibacher Hof 7.8 Nurnberg from € 266.00 EUR Book Now
SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg Holiday Inn Express Nurnberg-Schwabach 14.3 Schwabach from € 296.00 EUR Book Now
SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg the niu Leo 6.1 Nurnberg from € 301.00 EUR Book Now
SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg Hotel Cristal 5.5 Nurnberg from € 208.00 EUR Book Now
SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg the niu Saddle 11.4 Fürth from € 316.00 EUR Book Now
SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg Further Hotel Mercure Nurnberg West 13.32 Fürth from € 257.00 EUR Book Now
SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg Arotel Best living Nurnberg 9.09 Nurnberg from € 236.00 EUR Book Now
SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg Best Western Hotel Nurnberg am Hauptbahnhof 4.1 Nurnberg from € 272.00 EUR Book Now
SPS - smart production solutions 2024 Nurnberg WITTMANNs 31.6 Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz from € 254.33 EUR Book Now

The conditions at SPS - smart production solutions to conduct business are favorable. The trade fair is continuously growing and this has been noted in the last edition’s attendance numbers. Over 1600 exhibitors showcased their products and as far as the audience, there were over 65,000 trade visitors in attendance. That’s more than enough to generate significant qualified sales leads and direct orders.

SPS organizers further grow business opportunities with the inclusion of 30 guided tours. Although German experts and buyers are the majority of all visitors (roughly 70%), other markets with a significant presence include Italy, Austria, China, the USA, Finland, France, and Turkey.

The professional background of the audience is also very diverse. You have professionals involved with machine tools, automotive production, industrial IT, plant engineering, electrical measurement and controls, energy, water supply, and wastewater treatment to name a few.

What are people saying?

“SPS is our most important show, we see that it is growing and become stronger from year to year. We use this show to meet our European customers and develop new opportunities,” said Ofer Ben-Ari, Outbound Marketing Manager, ACS Motion Control;

“It was our first time at SPS. The event is clearly the most important place to meet German and international customers, even for a Norwegian control systems software company,” said Odd Glinsky, Sales Manager, CDP Technologies AS;

“Fantastic event and great atmosphere. Was able to meet all key guys in a heated but productive environment: Could save a lot of travel time.” said Josef Lechner, Senior Director, EMEA, Analog Devices;

“SPS is not to be missed and is a wonderful platform to know about the technology & new inventions in the industry. Excellent platform to meet various product experts,” said Sanjeev Sharma, Associate Vice President, SMS group India.

SPS 2022

SPS 2022 was held in Messe Nuremberg as a hybrid event during the dates of 08.11.2022 and 10.11.2022. It included a live trade show without Covid-19 safety measures, as well as a complementing virtual platform. Because of the lifting of the country's pandemic-related limitations, the live aspect did not include coronavirus safety procedures. On 112,000 m2 of display area, the event attracted approximately 1,000 exhibitors and around 44,000 visitors.

SPS 2023

The 2023 edition of SPS was a live trade fair hosted on 128,000 m2. It took place in Messe Nuremberg between 14.11.2023 and 16.11.2023. Over 51,000 participants attended the event. This included 50,000 visitors and 1,229 exhibitors. 

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