Industry 4.0: Top 10 IIoT Events 2020 in Germany

The networking of systems, people and things has long since found its way into production and continues to spread to our households. Especially due to new developments such as the 5G mobile radio Internet, which will have a particularly strong influence on the Internet of Things and its fields of application and efficiency. At these industry events next year you will meet decision-makers and innovators and learn everything you need to know about the future of digitization and industry 4.0.

Internet of Manufacturing

11-12.02.2020, Sheraton Arabella Park Hotel, Munich
Costs: 99,- bis 1.950,- Euro

Of course, industry 4.0 has also found its way into manufacturing in order to simplify processes and workflows. This is what the “Internet of Manufacturing” focuses on and presents topics such as collecting and providing useful data with networked machines and overcoming challenges that could hinder the implementation of Industry 4.0.

Hinterland of Things

13.02.2020, Lokschuppen, Bielefeld
Costs: 49,- bis 299,- Euro

Hinterland of Things Konferenz

At the Hinterland of Things a group of 1300 selected C-level innovators meet. From established companies to unicorns to investors and journalists. Focused on IoT, artificial intelligence and blockchain, the event presents how this multitude of new technologies has a lasting impact on our way of life. From the way we travel and produce things to the way we grow our food.

Bosch Connected World

19.-20.02.2020, STATION, Berlin
Costs: 1.600,-

The Bosch Connected World enables every visitor to compose their own event. You can choose between the conference, exhibitions, a hackathon (Europe’s largest IoT hackathon) and numerous networking events. In addition to classic topics such as manufacturing and artificial intelligence, Bosch Connected World will also feature lectures on the social and environmental impact of new technologies.

Embedded World

25.-27.02.2020, Messezentrum Nürnberg
Costs: 25,- Euro |

The embedded world is probably one of the most important trade fairs in the IoT sector. The world’s leading trade fair for embedded systems convinces with more than 1000 exhibitors and speakers from over 52 countries. It is all about the security of electronic systems, distributed intelligence, the Internet of Things as well as relevant future topics such as e-mobility and energy efficiency. Hardware, tools, system and application software, systems and services – embedded world offers an insight into the entire spectrum of embedded system technologies.

building IoT

02.- 04.03.2020, Haus der Technik, Essen
Costs: 490,- bis 1.430,- Euro

During the basic and expert lectures, which deal with all areas of the IoT, from hardware to protocols to cloud platforms, there will be something for everyone at this event. The program already includes exciting presentations such as “Using customer emotions with the IoT”, “Autonomous, collaborating IoT systems” and “IoT in the DevOps age: How does it work?” And many more interesting topics will follow.

Hannover Messe

20.-24.04.2020, Messe Hannover
Costs: 34,- bis 92,- Euro

The initiative “Making Indonesia 4.0” shall help to simplify and improve the production in Indonesia by introducing the industry 4.0. Why is this interesting? Because Indonesia is the partner country of the Hannover Messe 2020. Other topics and trends that will be discussed in the coming year include artificial intelligence, Co2-neutral production and platform economy.

IDTechEx – Internet of Things

13.-14.05.2020, Estrel Convention Center, Berlin
Costs: 494,- bis 1.099.- Euro

IDTechEx topics range from 5G & LPWAN to RFID to e-healthcare. The event offers a wide range of services including strategic 1-to-1 consulting, awards and an IDTechEx launchpad where new innovative technologies from young companies will be presented.

Predictive Analytics World Industry 4.0

11.-12.05.2020, Holiday Inn City Center, Munich
Costs: 895,- bis 2.345,- Euro

At Predictive Analytics World Industry 4.0, everything revolves around machine learning in industry 4.0 and attracts business users, decision-makers and experts to Munich to exchange ideas. From large companies to medium-sized businesses to start-ups, companies of all sizes have recognized the advantages and opportunities offered by the further development of production.

Internet of Things Conference

17.-19.06.2020, Sheraton Arabellapark Hotel, Munich
Costs: 669,- bis 1.029,- Euro

The mix of topics at the IoTCon is quite unique. From design and product development to IoT business models, the conference brings together experts from all areas and from a variety of backgrounds. During hands on workshops with live coding and practice-oriented insights as much as keynotes and talks, participants can learn a lot about new developments in the IoT scene. Visitors should also not miss out on the chance to network with experts from a wide range of industries and from all over the world.


16.-19.06.2020, Messe Munich
Costs: (tba End of January)

As the leading trade fair for intelligent automation and robotics, the fair brings together all the key technologies of the coming years which will be relevant for the future. The important questions of the industry will be answered here and cover everything from driverless transport systems to matrix production. The event will also deal with important topics such as human-machine collaboration and artificial intelligence.

Industry of Things World

21.-22.09.2020, bcc Berlin Congress Center
Costs: 2.295,- bis 2.595,- Euro

With speakers from well-known companies such as Siemens, thyssenkrupp, aws and convestro, the Industry of Things World Conference this year already offered a good spectrum to learn more about IoT. Next year the event should also be on the radar of everyone interested. With an Innovation Lab, Industrial IoT Bootcamp and a Factory Tour, there will also be some special features to make your stay even more exciting.

Enter all dates directly into your calendar to make sure you don’t miss any of these events in the new decade.


PIABO is the right partner for the communication of IoT companies. If you have any questions, please contact Andreas Krönke, Unit Director Technology.