Experts meet experts - national and international conventions, congresses and conferences

Up-to-date, interdisciplinary practical knowledge that goes beyond specialist boundaries - this is more than ever the key to success for companies that hold their own in global competition and want to make their mark on the rapid technological development. Industry 4.0, digitisation, autonomous vehicles, but also the energy transition and resource efficiency are just some of the current aspects that stand as examples for the significant technological as well as business challenges.

This is where our more than 150 conventions, congresses and conferences with more than 10,000 participants per year come in, because this is our metier, our profession: We bring your knowledge precisely up-to-date.

Learn from selected experts from industry and science, make valuable contacts, maintain your network, meet specialists to solve your individual problems. In brief: benefit from the event experts for technical specialists and managers! Master your business challenges.

Based on the VDI’s unique, interdisciplinary network of experts, our substantive expertise covers an enormously wide range of topics. The associated comprehensive view across subject boundaries especially allows us to deal adequately with the complex and often highly networked processes of change, and thus offer the participants high-quality, practice-oriented and, above all, profitable content. Participate in the VDI’s interdisciplinary network of experts!

We offer you conferences and other network formats on the following topics:

  • Automotive industry
  • Mechanical and plant engineering 
  • Plastics industry
  • Process / chemical industry
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Electronics, IT
  • Construction and building technology
  • Agricultural engineering

Most of our events are supplemented by trade exhibitions where the participants can find out about the latest product developments and services.

As an exhibitor, take advantage of the access to the high-profile participants of our events and present your solutions and your know-how.

We get people talking - and doing business. Here you will find further information on exhibition and sponsoring opportunities.