InnoTrans 2014 will be held in Berlin, Germany 23 – 26 September 2014 when many of the world’s geosynthetics and affiliated geotechnical experts will be attending the 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics (10 ICG) and co-located German Geotechnical Society biennial Baugrundtagung. If one wishes to also take in a visit to the massive exhibition that is InnoTrans, here is the latest from the organizers. – Chris Kelsey, Editor, Geosynthetica
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InnoTrans 2014Good preparations go a long way to ensuring your success at the fair. That is why InnoTrans 2014, which takes place from 23 to 26 September, is offering a range of services aimed at helping exhibitors and visitors prepare their visit. At the newly created web shop, for example, exhibitors can order all the products and services they need for organising their presence at the event. Everything from stand construction services to a Wi-Fi account can be ordered online at www.innotrans.com/webshop.
Even before the trade fair begins you can use the InnoTrans Virtual Market Place (VMP) to search for the right business partners, make appointments, or find out about rail industry jobs around the world. VMP information about exhibitors and their products is available around the clock at www.virtualmarket.innotrans.com. Exhibitors can make use of an InnoTrans banner in their emails, which they can create, to advertise their hall presence in a professional manner. Visit www.innotrans.com/emailbanner to set up your own banner with hall and stand numbers using only a few steps.
Easy rail travel arrangements for your visit to InnoTrans
InnoTrans offers a wide range of services in order to assist exhibitors and trade visitors with travel and accommodation. They include Deutsche Bahn and Lufthansa fares at special rates as well as favourably priced accommodation from agencies cooperating with InnoTrans. Bookings can also be made for a travel package that includes a return fare, overnight accommodation and an unlimited ticket to InnoTrans 2014. For more details visit www.innotrans.com/HotelAndTravelService.
Enjoy InnoTrans the Bavarian way! Bavarian specialities await visitors to the ’Oktoberfest’ beer tent at InnoTrans. The menu includes ’schweinshaxe’ (knuckle of port), ’brezn’ (pretzels) and ’kaiserschmarrn’ (raisin pancake), as well as the famous beer brewed by the Munich Hofbräu-Brauerei. Exhibitors at InnoTrans can book their exclusive table in the ’Oktoberfest’ beer tent at info@dhc-catering.de.

About InnoTrans

InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade fair for transport technology and takes place every two years in Berlin. At the last event 2,515 companies from 49 countries presented their rail industry innovations to 126,110 trade visitors who came from 140 countries. The five sections at InnoTrans are Railway Technology, Railway Infrastructure, Public Transport, Interiors and Tunnel Construction. InnoTrans is organised by Messe Berlin GmbH. The tenth InnoTrans will take place from 23 to 26 September 2014. More details are available online at www.innotrans.com.