From 27 – 29 November 2018, SPS IPC Drives will once again be demonstrating why it is the leading exhibition for smart and digital automation technology, showcasing the full range of industrial automation, from simple sensors to the cloud.

Make sure you visit the industry highlight in Nuremberg, Germany, and get answers to your questions about automation in a highly professional environment.

Your visit will pay off

In 2017, more than 70,000 visitors from 84 countries visited SPS IPC Drives.
94% of them found products and solutions for their companies, and yet another 94% are planning to visit SPS IPC Drives again.


(Source: Visitor survey SPS IPC Drives 2017)

Your benefits at a glance

  • The whole automation industry at one place

Gain a unique market overview and meet around 1,700 exhibitors from international start-ups to key players which will present their products and solutions, innovations and trends!

  • Focus areas

Find your area of interest within the following categories:

  • Drive systems and components
  • Mechanical infrastructure
  • Sensor technology
  • Control technology
  • IPCs
  • Software & IT in Manufacturing
  • Interface technology and power supplies
  • Low voltage-switching devices
  • Human-machine-interface devices
  • Special emphasis on Industry 4.0

Experience how IT and automation merge together in the course of digital transformation.
Alongside many product and application presentations, halls 5 and 6 will be specifically dedicated to software and IT in manufacturing. Take the chance and switch to intelligent production!

  • Exhibition Forums

Panel discussions and product presentations on future trends across four forums. Discuss with experts and learn more about the industry’s future!

  • Guided Tours

The Guided Tours of SPS IPC Drives 2018 – compact and future-oriented. Take advantage of guided tours and get informed about cutting-edge topics around Industry 4.0, which selected exhibitors present. The duration of the tours is about two hours.

Register for your free of charge season ticket!

Register now for your free of charge season entry ticket.
Experience within 3 days what kind of innovations the industry has to offer.
Secure your ticket at by using the code 1812301064SFS2. Experience the highlights of smart and digital automation and find answers and solutions in intensive expert talks.

Travel information

Whether you are travelling by car, train or plane – the exhibition centre Nuremberg can be reached quickly. Find many useful information concerning your journey, hotels as well as public transportation in Nuremberg on our website at

Benefit from special prices and conditions of our Airline Partner Lufthansa and book favorable flights to Nuremberg.

For any questions please send your request to or call 49 (0)711 61946-829.

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