Industry 4.0: Top 10 IoT Events 2019 in Germany

The digitalization of the industry continues unabated. The Industrial Internet of Things and Smart Manufacturing promise immense advantages for the manufacturing industry, such as resource-saving production, optimized logistics, and flexible fabrication. This article explains which industry events in 2019 the most important trends will be discussed – an overview of the most important industry 4.0 events in 2019 that marketing and communications professionals should have on their screens.

Internet of Manufacturing

05.-07. February 2019, The Westin Grand, Munich
Costs: 99,- to 1.950,- €

As the leading event for the fast-growing and business critical Industrial Internet of Things sector, Internet of Manufacturing, a Europe’s leading manufacturing event for IoT adopters, is about empowering European manufacturing with a roadmap to industrial IoT. Besides discussing Smart Factory and Industry 4.0, and the impacts of general trends on the manufacturing industry, such as Xaas services and Blockchain, this conference is also a great platform to meet other manufacturers exploring the capabilities of the IIoT and to get the latest know-how and skills.

Hinterland of Things

14. February 2019, Pioneers Club, Bielefeld
Costs: 49,- to 299,- €

The Hinterland of Things addresses the entire ecosystem around IoT startups, investors and Corporates. On two stages, more than 40 speakers discuss and rewrite the digital future of the German industry.

Embedded World

26.-28. February 2019, Nuremberg Exhibition Centre
Costs: 25 €| Free with voucher code ew19web

As a leading international world fair with the focus exclusively on embedded technologies and systems, Embedded World presents the trends in the sector; more than 1,000 exhibitors are presenting state-of-the-art covering all aspects of embedded systems. Visitors can expect numerous speakers and exhibitors on the topics of security of electronic systems, distributed intelligence, the Internet of Things, e-mobility and energy efficiency. The topics range from components, modules, and complete systems to operating systems, hardware, software, and services.

building IoT

01.- 03. April 2019, KOMED, Cologne
Costs: 490,- to 1.380,- €

An event that software developers developing applications and products of the Internet of Things should not miss. This 3-day conference will cover areas like hardware, electronics and information technology basics for developers, security, safety, architecture, modeling and prototyping of IoT projects and many more.

Hannover Messe

01.-05. April 2019, Messe Hannover
Costs: 31,- bis 84,- €

As always, visitors will receive a cross-section of technical innovation along the value chain. This year, the industry’s leading trade fair is made up of six linked sub-tradeshows: Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives, Digital Factory, Integrated Energy, Industrial Supply, Research & Technology, and COMVAC.

Bosch Connected World

15.-16. Mai 2019, STATION, Berlin
Costs: TBA

Bosch ConnectedWorld (BCW) is bringing together the best minds to further advance the creation of connected products and solutions invented for life. In the meantime, Bosch, the industrial giant will be presenting IoT solutions developed by itself and by partners. At the conference, featured speakers will talk about business strategies and insights on deployment scenarios around the Internet of Things.

IoT Conference

24.-27. June 2019, Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
Costs: 494,- to 1.099.- €

At IoTCon in Munich, experts from all areas of the IoT product lifecycle will be addressing topics including design, product development and IoT-based business models with a focus on their software-based implementation.

Industry of Things World

15.-17. Septembre 2019, bcc Berlin Congress Center
Costs: 2.795,- to 3.495,- €

The Industry of Things World is a platform for international knowledge exchange. More than 1000 executives from the IoT sector come together to discuss technology and business strategies for a scalable, secure and efficient IoT. The topics range from cloud and robotics to automation, standards, interoperability, and security.


12.-15. Novembre 2019, Munich Exhibition Centre
Costs: TBA

At Productronia, everything revolves around the topic of electronics production. Product innovations, as well as the latest manufacturing technologies and system solutions, will be presented. Visitors can expect presentations on innovative process technologies, important developments in production automation, measuring and testing technology and quality assurance.

Internet of Things – Von Sensor bis Cloud

20.-21. Novembre 2019, Science Congress Centre, Garching near Munich
Costs: TBA

As concrete applications are gaining momentum in the age of the Industrial Internet of Things, we are also facing several challenges. For example, how to design the new infrastructure and create its building blocks in the form of hardware and software, platforms and standards, connectivity and security, and how data travels from the sensors to the cloud and back. The congress organized by WEKA Publishing discusses challenges and solutions for the Internet of Things. Industry experts will present approaches, solutions, and practical applications. Topics range from the interoperability of different platforms to secure data transmission and scalability.

SPS IPC Drives

26. – 28. Novembre 2019, Exhibition Centre Nuremberg
Costs: 25,- to 65,- € | Register here for free tickets.

SPS IPC DRIVES Nuremberg is Europe’s number one exhibition for electric automation. The event covers the complete spectrum of smart and digital automation, from simple sensors to intelligent solutions. The main focus is on practical applications. The expo offers cutting-edge automation technology and complex solutions. It is considered a must-visit event for the industry, as it brings together key players from various sectors and provides insight into the latest trends and innovations.


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