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SPS - smart production solutions

SPS - smart production solutions

Nurnberg ,Germany
Electronics, Real Time & Embedded Systems
Organizer :
Messe Frankfurt GmbH
1 year

Coronavirus Event and Venue Update

Between 08.11.2022 – 10.11.2022, SPS 2022 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 install strict coronavirus prevention measures to ensure attendee safety. The implemented measures will feature the following steps:

  • Registering in advance is mandatory for attendees. During the pre-registration process, attendees must provide detailed contact information. The email address, first name and surname, mailing address, and mobile number are mandatory details. All ticket sales will be in digital form only. Pre-registration is required for contact tracking purposes, such as if an infection has been confirmed.
  • At the venue, there will be a 3G entry rule. Acceptable 3G document types include a negative test result, recovery, or immunisation certificate. Participants must also avoid physical greetings such as paper exchanges or handshakes. All attendants must wash their hands as often as possible. Attendees can complete the task by visiting the sanitation stations on the exhibition grounds.
  • Participants must wear face coverings in all indoor areas of the exhibition centre. There are three exceptions to this rule. While negotiating with exhibitors, attendees can remove their protective masks. In locations with fixed seating or standing arrangements, they may also remove them. Attendees must wear masks in congested entrance and meeting areas, including outdoor ones. They do not need to wear masks in other outdoor areas. In the case of a face mask loss, they can use the supplies found in central locations.
  • Messe Nuremberg will have a strict hygiene plan in place. Regular cleaning of sanitary facilities and high-touch surfaces will be part of the sanitation plan. Attendees must maintain a social distance of 1.5 meters in all venue areas. Digital guidance systems will remind attendees of the social distance rule.


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 technologies showcased and now trade visitors have access to cutting-edge innovations in sensor technology, image processing systems, displays, automation systems, switch cubicles, mechanics, identification systems, industrial PC, electric drives and programmable logic controllers.

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.


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

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.

Audience & statistics

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.


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

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How to get to SPS - smart production solutions
On foot
On foot:

Nuremberg Airport – not advisable

Nuremberg Central Station – 1 hr via Allersberger Strasse

By car
By car:

Nuremberg Airport – 30 mins via B4R

Nuremberg Central Station – 10 mins via Münchener Strasse

By public transport
By public transport:

Nuremberg Airport – 30 mins via U-Bahns U2 and U1

Nuremberg Central Station – 10 mins via U-Bahn U1

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