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PCIM Europe 2019: Yet another visitor record this year

May 9, 2019

The leading international exhibition and conference for power electronics and its applications once again closes with an excellent result in its 41st year.

From 7 - 9 May 2019, 515 exhibitors – 54% from abroad – presented the latest trends, developments and product innovations for all applications of power electronics on an exhibition area of 25,000 square meters.

The participating companies were extremely pleased with the event. “PCIM Europe 2019 was not only a successful fair, it even exceeded our expectations”, summarizes Toshimitsu Suzuki, President at ROHM Semiconductor Europe. “We have already seen an increasing interest in our power devices in the past years, but this time the amount of visitors and the number of meetings were much higher than our forecast. What a great show with new product announcements, motivated staff and many interested customers – existing and potential. I’m already looking forward to the PCIM 2020.”

Philippe Roussel, VP Global Strategic Marketing Power Electronics at Mersen agrees: “PCIM provides an excellent opportunity to meet with new companies and business partners. It is an excellent event to present our latest research and development in the field of Power Electronics and to retain an overview and contact in this industry.”

More than 12,000 trade visitors, on the other hand, praised the high level of specialization and the international vibe of the event.

Conference up-to-date on every level

With regard to the application-oriented conference, 804 international delegates appreciated the top-notch program comprising 300 initial publications on current research and development topics, where up to 5 lectures took place in parallel. One of this year’s most popular innovations was the opportunity to ask the speakers topical questions in real-time with a web-based tool. This enabled smooth and anonymous communication, well appreciated by participants.
“An excellent conference on a professional as well as on a personal level”, enthused Roland Unruh from the Institute of Power Electronics and Electrical Devices at Paderborn University. “My very own highlight was the opportunity to have an intensive one-to-one conversation with the keynote speaker Ki-Bum Park. You don’t get chances like this very often.”

Key figures of the PCIM Europe 2019 at a glance:

Exhibition area: 25,000 sqm
Exhibitors: 515 exhibitors and co-exhibitors
Visitors: 12,182
Conference attendees: 804

An extensive show report with detailed statistics on the PCIM Europe 2019 will be available by the end of June at the latest. High-resolution photographs of the event can be downloaded from the press section of pcim-europe.com.

The PCIM Europe 2020 will take place from 5 - 7 May 2020 at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center.

PCIM Europe 2019: Yet another visitor record this year
Infographic. Copyright: Mesago

About Mesago Messe Frankfurt
Mesago, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With 160 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 3,300 exhibitors and over 110,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organizers and partners. (mesago.com)

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500* employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €715* million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at: www.messefrankfurt.com
*preliminary figures 2018

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