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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

The 2021 edition of SPS has been cancelled. Organisers have opted to cancel the fair due to complications caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Such include increased hospitalisation and infection rates in Bavaria, as well as changes to the trade fair entry regulations. SPS' latest edition will take place at a later date. Please stay tuned for further updates.     


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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