IAA Transportation 2022 will be held from 20 to 25 September in Hanover. This year’s focus is on logistics, transport, digitalization and energy transition, with the whole concept of the exhibition that seems to be deeply renewed. Starting by the name (below, the official logo), now quite different from previous IAA Commercial Vehicles. As a matter of fact, the goal is to become «leading international platform for logistics, commercial vehicles, buses and the transport sector», under the new motto “People and Goods on the move”. 

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IAA Transportation 2022: logistics and innovation

With its expanded event concept, then, the major exhibition networks the relevant manufacturers and suppliers from the commercial vehicles, buses and logistics sectors with leading tech providers. An important goal of the new concept is to focus more on the climate-neutral and technological transformation of the entire transport sector as an international platform. 

«IAA Transportation is the leading trade show for transport, commercial vehicles and logistics», said Jürgen Mindel, VDA Managing Director. «Our successful concept for a corona-proof staging of IAA Mobility 2021 will also be used at IAA Transportation in Hanover: the current registration status makes it clear that the concept expansion has been positively received by the industry. There are already exhibitor registrations from more than forty countries. The high level of registrations is gratifying and also underlines the exhibitors’ desire to once again offer customers a live experience with the new products».

With the new format, we want to bring together urban planners, technology providers, food retailers and delivery services with logistics industry players, mayors and local politicians

Jürgen Mindel, VDA Managing Director

The framework of the IAA Conference 2022

The new concept of IAA Transportation also implements a combination of new product presentation, trade audience and expert exchange within the framework of the IAA Conference 2022. To give exhibitors and visitors the best possible exposure to their target audience, the IAA Conference will focus on different key topics over four days. 

  • FUTURE LOGISTICS, with the topics of supply chains, trucks, rail & shipping integration, e-mobility and hydrogen technology in heavy-duty transport and heavy and light commercial vehicles, as well as technological and digital innovations for the logistics chain 
  • TRADE & LOGISTICS, with the topics last mile, inner city logistics, van, transporter, cargo bikes, delivery robots, digitalization as well as innovative solutions for retail, e-commerce 
  • INFRASTRUCTURE, with the topics charging infrastructure electricity and hydrogen, expansion of data networks, data management, long-distance bus transport, rail transport connection 
  • INNOVATIONS IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT, with the topics of bus, electrification, hydrogen, ride-sharing, ride-hailing, MaaS, digital networking of existing services. 

The Last Mile Experience Area

With the Last Mile Experience Area, the IAA Transportation presents an innovative new hall concept. For the first time at a trade fair, a complete city backdrop will be set up indoors, within which the latest last mile solutions will be presented in application. On display will be the use of parcel drones, delivery robots, e-transporters, e-cargo bikes as well as innovations from the Internet-of-Things, data networks and cloud technologies, SaaS platforms and decentralized hubs. 

«With the new format, we want to bring together urban planners, technology providers, food retailers and delivery services with logistics industry players, mayors and local politicians. Because only with intelligent, innovative and socially accepted solutions will we be able to create the growing demand for inner-city logistics and move toward climate neutrality», confirmed Jürgen Mindel


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