The most significant industrial fair in Central Europe
News from the engineering and electro engineering industry
8.–12. november 2020
The International Engineering Fair is the most important industrial expo in Central Europe, with annual participation of more than 1,660 exhibitors and 80,000 visitors. More than 50% of exhibitors and 10% of visitors come from abroad. Most visitors are professionals, nearly eighty percent of visitors influence investment decisions, one third of them are top executives.
All key areas of mechanical and electrical engineering are represented.
The main theme of MSV is Industry 4.0 and Digital Factory, i.e. production digitization, one of the main directions of the innovation process. Additional highlighted topics include circular economy – the use of material resources. It is a trend that is one of the priority areas for sustainable development, and the adaptation of industry and trade will be heading in this particular direction.
MSV has traditionally received high media attention, with approximately 300 journalists accredited. The fair includes a top supporting programme of expert conferences, seminars and workshops on latest technical, business and economic topics.
1959 First held
65 ha Overall area of the exhibition grounds
HOW TO GET THERE
The Exhibition Grounds in Brno where the International Engineering Fair takes place can be reached by tram No. 1 which goes from the main train station to Brno Bystrc, and also by additional P1 and P2 trams connecting the main train station and the Exhibition Grounds during the Fair. The tram stop is located close to the main gate and there is another stop at the G2 gate. Bus No. 84 leaves from Zvonařka main bus station (towards Pisárky), and stops close to the Exhibition Grounds at Křížkovského stop where bus No. 44 stops as well. Trolleybuses No. 25, 26, 35, and 37 and bus No. 52 also stop at the Exhibition Grounds.
The fair takes place not far from the city’s ring road and the drivers can get there by following signs marked BVV or Výstaviště (Exhibition Grounds). There are plenty parking places at the main gate as well as in garages located close to Gate 4, with a total capacity of 850.
Interesting places nearby
VIDA! Science Centre
The science amusement park lies close to the Exhibition Grounds
Mendel Square (Mendlovo náměstí)
This historical square is located in the area of Old Brno
Mitrovský Summer Villa (Letohrádek Mitrovských)
A summer villa hosting exhibitions, concerts, and other events
A magnificent functionalist villa with a three-hectare garden
This vast complex is situated atop a hill of the same name
Cathedral of St Peter and Paul
Cathedral dominating the city from atop Petrov Hill