The smarter E Europe brings together four trade fairs. All events will take place at Messe München from 15 to 17 May 2019: Intersolar Europe - The world's leading trade fair for the solar industry, ees Europe - Europe's largest and most international trade fair for batteries and energy storage systems, Power2Drive Europe - the International Trade Fair for Charging Infrastructure and Electric Mobility and EM-Power - the Trade Fair for Intelligent Energy Use in Industry and Buildings.
What novelties have you prepared for this 2019 edition?
Here are some examples of important market trends you can find on The smarter E Europe: More and more prosumer produce own renewable energy and join with others to create virtual power plants. With vehicle-to-grid, electric cars can not only transport people from one place to another, they can also serve as energy storages. Also, we present a lot of new products and solutions for smart cities. A new driving source is power-to-gas: Renewable synthetic energy sources are regarded as an important pillar of an integrated energy turnaround - alongside the direct use of renewable electricity and its short-term storage in batteries.
The event presents a multifaceted programme with workshops at The smarter E Europe and special events. Which of the activities do you think are a must for the visitor or which of them do you highlight?
Visitors of The smarter E Europe shouldn’t miss the ceremonies of the The smarter E AWARD, Intersolar AWARD and ees AWARD. The prizes will be awarded on the first day of the exhibition at The smarter E Forum at 5:00pm in hall B3, booth B3.570. These AWARD have a high reputation in the renewable energy market. The winners achieve a high degree of global recognition and a clear image gain. And the jury is very renowned.
What are the advantages of exhibiting at The smarter E Europe?
Exhibitors enjoy the benefits of four exhibitions with 50,000 visitors and more than 1,300 exhibitors. The smarter E Europe brings together previously isolated sectors such as electricity, heat and transport. It demonstrates how the players from a wide range of industries are successfully shaping the energy future. And here exhibitors meet the multipliers, find deep know-how and make important contacts.
Can you give some tips for those exhibiting for the first time in Munich and specifically at The smarter E Europe?
The smarter E Europe is Europe's largest energy platform with 1,300 exhibitors and ten halls. Simple coming or simply being there does not use the potential of the exhibition. In order to get the most out of your exhibition presence, all services should be used: customer invitation management, press services, targeted marketing, clear communication of messages. This is the only way to be perceived in the competition of the best. It is also an ideal opportunity to network with other established and new players and profit from the tremendous dynamics of the market.