6 June 2019
inter airport Europe 2019: Digital change sets the tone in the airport industry
From 8 – 11 October 2019, the airport community will meet again in Munich for their world’s leading industry event, inter airport Europe 2019. A total of 542 exhibitors from 37 countries already secured their stand space at the 22nd International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design & Services, covering a total of 31,700 square metres net exhibition space at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. Currently, 13,700 square metres net are booked in the three exhibition halls and 18,000 square metres net in the Outdoor area, which offers a generous layout for large and heavy exhibits. Consequently, around four months ahead of the show, 85% of available exhibition space is already booked. The most important exhibitor countries are Germany, France, the USA, Great Britain, Italy, the Netherlands, China, Spain, Sweden and Austria.
Digital systems offer solutions for growing traffic volumes
As the leading airport exhibition, inter airport Europe always reflects the recent developments and challenges that airports worldwide are facing. Since the airport industry is currently undergoing a digital change, the implementation of networked systems enables airport operators to face steadily growing traffic volumes at airports.
“Digitalisation is a key focus of inter airport Europe. At the show, visitors can discover and source the latest developments for the interconnected airport. A large number of airports worldwide are reporting of their search for new technologies which allow them to cope with growing passenger figures and growing traffic volumes in general”, says Ulika Tosner, Exhibition Director of inter airport Europe, on behalf of the organisers Mack Brooks Exhibitions. “In order to ensure a smooth operation of the airport despite this growing traffic, digital systems are used more frequently. In addition, new terminals and runways are built worldwide which involves the need for new equipment. Therefore, inter airport Europe 2019 is the central marketplace for airport operators worldwide as it covers the entire spectrum of the airport”, continues Ulika Tosner.
The show profile of inter airport Europe comprises four exhibition categories: interRAMP (ground support equipment), interTERMINAL (technical terminal installations and services), interDATA (IT solutions for the modern, interactive airport) and interDESIGN (architecture and furnishings). Exhibitors will present solutions and ideas for the equipment of terminal buildings, the design and planning stage, the latest ground support equipment as well as airport IT systems, all in one place. For this year’s event, the exhibition profile has been extended for the first time to cover a variety of new categories in the area of airport IT, for example cyber security, cloud services, electronic ticketing, seamless travel apps and much more. Thus, visitors to the show can specifically cover their requirements for the latest airport IT solutions at inter airport Europe. The detailed exhibition profile is available on the show website www.interairporteurope.com.
Visitors at inter airport Europe are decision-makers, such as professionals from airports and airlines, cargo and handling as well as other specialists from the airport industry. Airport operators in demand of the latest equipment and tailor-made solutions for ground handling, terminal operations, airport IT and airport design visit inter airport Europe in Munich every two years in order to source the latest technology first hand. Visitors to the show are industry experts from airports, airlines, air cargo carriers and aviation support. The previous event in 2017 closed with a record visitor number: 13,854 trade visitors from 111 countries took part in inter airport Europe 2017.
Information for visitors
A visitor brochure with detailed information for planning the show visit is now available and can be requested via the show website www.interairporteurope.com.
The exhibition website offers comprehensive information about inter airport Europe, as well as an exhibitor list which can be filtered by countries and categories. In addition, visitors have access to a large number of exhibitor profiles and product information. Photos and videos of the previous exhibition as well as tips for visiting the show and travelling to Munich can also be found here. The printed Show Preview for visitors will be published in August and can be pre-ordered via the visitor pages on the website. The brochure contains exhibitor profiles and information about products and equipment visitors can expect to see at the show this year, a feature article and a pull-out floor plan.
The newsletter “inter airport News“ provides latest information about the exhibition and the industry and presents the recent technologies and trends which will be displayed at inter airport Europe this October. The newsletter can also be requested via the website and is published monthly ahead of the show.
Job vacancies of exhibiting companies
In addition, the show website also features recent job vacancies of exhibiting companies which allow specialists in the airport industry to find vacancies worldwide. Interested candidates looking for a new challenge in their career can find the job vacancies as well as contact information of the respective exhibitors within the visitor section of the website.
Opening hours and entrance tickets
The opening hours of inter airport Europe 2019 are from Tuesday, 8th October to Thursday, 10th October 2019, from 9am to 5pm and on Friday, 11th October 2019, from 9am to 3pm. The world’s leading airport exhibition will occupy halls B5, B6 and C6 as well as the spacious outdoor area, accessible via the Entrances East and Northeast. The Munich Trade Fair Centre is well-connected and offers a direct shuttle bus service between the exhibition centre and the international airport for the duration of the show.
The pre-sale of entrance tickets starts from August via the Online Ticket Shop where tickets will be available at favourable prices. Alternatively, tickets can be purchased on-site during all four exhibition days. A day ticket in pre-sale via the Online Ticket Shop costs €42 instead of €52 on-site and a season ticket online costs €62 instead of €72 on-site.
Further information on inter airport Europe 2019 is available on the show website: www.interairporteurope.com.
Melanie Kaufmann, PR & Marketing Manager
inter airport Europe Press Office, Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd
Romeland House, Romeland Hill, St Albans, Herts AL3 4ET, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1727 814400