New electromobility trade show comes to Stuttgart


Europe’s largest trade fair for automotive batteries and hybrid electric vehicles will be held at Messe Stuttgart for the first time in May 2019

The third Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe is being staged as a guest event at Messe Stuttgart from 7 to 9 May 2019. A pre-conference session will also take place on 6 May. “We are delighted to be able to welcome this renowned trade show for electromobility,” says an enthusiastic Stefan Lohnert, Vice President of Guest Events, adding “It's a stroke of luck that we were still able to find a suitable slot for 2019.”

Facilities including the L-Bank Forum (Hall 1), as well as various rooms in the ICS International Congress Center Stuttgart have been reserved for the four-day industry conference with workshops and presentations. More than 400 exhibitors and 8,000 visitors are expected. According to the organiser, Smarter Shows Europe Ltd., based in Brighton, UK, The Battery Show Europe is Europe’s largest trade fair for automotive batteries and hybrid electric vehicles. The organiser is also pleased to be in Stuttgart, “the home of Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, with the highest concentration of automotive OEMs and suppliers in Europe,” says event director Robin Shelton, who reports that visitors have responded very positively to the new location.

The elect! Exhibition & Conference, which also focuses on electromobility, is already taking place in Stuttgart in October 2018. The event with elect! ATZ Congress Electrified Mobility and an accompanying specialist exhibition is aimed at both developers and users in the automotive industry. It highlights the two aspects of mobility and technology. On its second day, the elect! exhibition will be accompanied by the automotive TopCareer show.


More than 400 exhibitors are expected at The Battery Show and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Europe, which is taking place at Messe Stuttgart for the first time as a guest event from 7 to 9 May 2019. (Photo provided by Smarter Shows)


About the ICS of Messe Stuttgart:
Ease of access, size and versatility: That’s what sets Messe Stuttgart apart. With total earnings of € 131 million and a profit of € 17 million, Messe Stuttgart is one of Germany's leading trade fair companies. Every year over 22,500 exhibitors present their products and services to up to 1.2 million visitors on a hall area of 120,000 square metres, on an outdoor area of 40,000 square metres and in around 33 rooms that offer flexible use in the adjoining ICS (International Congress Center Stuttgart). The location of the sustainably constructed trade fair and congress centre alongside Stuttgart Airport, with its direct links to the A 8 motorway and public transport offers perfect conditions for getting to and from the site. The ICS offers space for up to 10,000 visitors. Messe Stuttgart and the ICS are internationally acclaimed locations for top-class trade fairs, congresses and conferences, as well as corporate functions and events of all kinds.

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