From 18 to 21 November 2014, Switzerland’s most important technology trade fairs PRODEX and SWISSTECH will be showcasing the strength of Swiss innovation. Suppliers and decision-makers get together in Basel at these two prestigious events for the mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and metalworking industry and take this opportunity for active networking.
As before, further events such as the young talent day, a variety of workshops and presentations, the Swiss Innovation Forum and the 2014 PRODEX Award ceremony will take place alongside this pair of influential trade fairs.
“Swiss made” – committed to quality
Production in Switzerland presents enormous challenges for any business. The metalworking industry can only compete on national and international markets by producing the most innovative and high-quality products. Efficiency is the key here. PRODEX, the international trade fair for machine tools, tools and production measurement, reflects this with the technology, processes, machines and tools on display and which are shown in realistic process chains. In collaboration with its sponsorship partners Swissmem and tecnoswiss, PRODEX offers a unique environment for this.
Combining tried-and-tested solutions with new innovations SWISSTECH, the international trade fair for materials, components and system assembly presents itself in a modern and attractive light in the new Hall 1. The new venue lends a very special flair to the trade fair for materials, components and system assembly. Fascinating architecture combining aesthetics and functionality and a ceiling height of up to 10 metres makes for an impressive exhibition experience. SWISSTECH offers visitors a complete overview of various areas, including materials, machinery and machine parts, tool making, heat and surface treatments, standard parts and technical products, system construction and technical infrastructure. This is where all the specialist fields and industry sectors involving mechanical and technical components and system solutions get together.
A focus on Swiss innovation at the Swiss Innovation Forum
Everyone is talking about Swissness. On 20 November 2014, the Swiss Innovation Forum will be creating a unique and inspirational platform to promote innovation and creativity in business. 1000 decision-makers from the fields of business, science, education and politics are networking at Switzerland’s leading congress on innovation. Alongside the exchange of ideas and experiences across the various industries, inspiring keynote speeches, numerous workshops and “best case” sessions offer a wide-ranging platform on the themes of innovation, creativity and design.
The 2014 PRODEX Award – the Swiss technology award
The PRODEX Award is the most prestigious Swiss technology prize in the field of manufacturing and production. It will be awarded to Swiss companies for the fourth time in 2014, in collaboration with the trade fair organiser Exhibit & More Ltd and Vogel Business Media Ltd. The deadline for entries is 30 June 2014. The ten best products or processes will be selected by a panel of seven judges and the award ceremony will take place during the exhibitors’ evening.
Two fairs, one ticket = valuable synergies
Almost 52’000 people visited SWISSTECH and PRODEX in 2012. In a survey, both exhibitors and visitors agreed that gathering so much MEM industry expertise made the event an utterly unique experience. Basel is most important meeting and market place within the MEM industry.
For further information:
Exhibit & More Ltd, Bruggacherstrasse 185, P.O. Box 185, CH-8117 Fällanden
Iris Sorgalla, Trade Fair Manager,
Lea Maurer, Communications Manager,
T +41 (0)44 806 33 33, F +41 (0)44 806 33 43,