Knowledge Transfer and Network is our Business

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Technology moves fast. The best way to keep up with today’s pace is to continuously expand your interdisciplinary and practical skillset. From Industry 4.0, digitalization and autonomous vehicles to energy transition and resource efficiency, today’s businesses need to be at the cutting edge of global developments to ensure success.

That’s where conventions, congresses and conference come in. At more than 1,700 annual events attended by more than 35,000 participants, VDI events deliver the knowledge you need to get ahead.

Learn from leading professionals in science, technology and industry. Establish valuable industry contacts and expand your network. Make the most of the opportunities that come from expert events attended by interdisciplinary senior delegates. VDI’s unique and extensive network makes this possible.

With a wide variety and range of fields and topics, VDI’s events offer you comprehensive insight that goes above and beyond subject boundaries. Best quality, practice-oriented and highly relevant, VDI events shine a light on complex subjects and issues that matter to your business - today and tomorrow.


The VDI organizes conferences and other networking formats on the following subjects:

  • Automotive
  • Commercial Vehicles
  • Off-Highway Machines
  • Construction and Building Technology
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Mechanical and Plant Engineering
  • Plastics Industry
  • Process / Chemical Industry
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Electronics

Most of the events have an allocated exhibition at which delegates can find out about the latest product developments and services.

As an exhibitor, you can profit from access to high-profile delegates and present your solutions and know-how to a receptive audience.

We get people talking - and doing business. Find out more about your exhibition and sponsoring opportunities.

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