Exhibitors and visitors in numbers

Every two years the industry's key players and decision-makers meet at the most important innovation platform for automated production processes. In Munich we greet participants from all branches of industry who want to invest in future technologies effectively. automatica also plays a key role internationally: More than one-third of its visitors come from abroad.

Exhibitors are enthusiastic about the quality of the visitors at our automation trade fair. This first-rate audience of industry professionals comes with concrete plans to invest: 84 percent of trade visitors are decision-makers, and 20 percent of them strongly influence the decision-making process.

43 percent of the visitors are production employees from the areas of production, design and planning.

Success of automatica 2018 in numbers

  • 45,584 visitors from 89 countries
  • 38% international visitors
  • 890 exhibitors from 29 countries
  • 31% international exhibitors
  • 66,000 m² of exhibition space

High international interest

European nations in particular appreciate automatica. However, beyond Europe, its international appeal has been growing for years: More than one-third of our visitors come from abroad. The countries with the largest increases in the number of visitors were Republic of Korea, Japan, Poland, Israel and Denmark.

Change in number of international visitors

Change in number of international visitors

Visitors from the entire world

Visitors from the entire world

Top 20 visitor countries besides Germany
01. Austria 2,121   11. USA 570
02. Italy 1,718   12. Spain 491
03. Switzerland 1,259   13. Japan 476
04. Czech Republic 1,019   14. Hungary 447
05. China, PR 953   15. Great Britain 435
06. Poland 628   16. Turkey 426
07. France 626   17. Netherlands 304
08. Republic of Korea 622   18. Slovak Republic 294
09. Slovenia 608   19. Finland 270
10. Denmark 578   20. Russian Federation 263

Distribution of trade visitors from abroad

Distribution of trade visitors from abroad

Profile of trade visitors at automatica 2018: Quality at its best

automatica is a must for anyone who wants to make their production faster, more flexible and safe. That is why automatica brings together decision-makers from all branches of industry. For interdisciplinary exchange. At the highest professional level.

Gathering for decision-makers

Gathering for decision-makers

Visitors from all important branches of industry

Visitors from all important branches of industry

Visitors from companies by different sizes

Visitors from companies by different sizes

Visitors from all important branches of industry

Visitors from all important branches of industry

Length of visit is on the rise

Length of visit is on the rise