IT-TRANS – The Exhibition

The conference and exhibition will take place from 14 to 16 May 2024 and will be hold as an in-person event at the Karlsruhe Trade Fair Centre.

Since its first edition in 2008, IT-TRANS has offered a platform for decision-makers to foster the digitalisation of public transport and to present and learn about recent innovations.

What makes IT-TRANS so special is the event’s focus on acknowledged experts in the urban transport sector. Knowledge meets competence; experts meet decision-makers.


Innovation Guided Tours

Join a guided walking tour through the IT-TRANS exhibition halls and meet the companies behind the many innovative products and services being showcased. Each tour is lead by a member of UITP’s knowledge and innovation team. There are five tours to choose from and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Places are limited, so we recommend arriving at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the start time.

Tour Topics:

  • Monitoring passengers flows and line occupancy
  • Hardware and Software solutions for payment and ticketing
  • Advancing public transport operations with AI
  • Data-driven solutions for fleet and operational management
  • The current standing of multimodal mobility platforms

More details will be made available in the programme shortly.

Meeting point

Each tour will begin at the Infopoint in the action hall. Look out for the signs “Innovation Guided Tours”

For your comfort, you will be provided with a headset to listen to the tour.

Who can join a tour?

If you have a valid ticket for IT-TRANS you can join, no need to register, just turn up. There are limited places for each tour, please arrive at least 10 minutes before the start time.

Not yet registered for IT-TRANS? Buy your tickets in our ticketshop.

Can I reserve a place?

Reservations are not possible. Some tours can be very popular, so we recommend arriving at least 10 minutes before the start time.

I am an exhibitor and I would like to be featured on the tour.

Applications for the tours are now closed.



Karlsruhe Mobility Lab – experience mobility up close

Exciting concepts are being devised and tested in Karlsruhe that make mobility more comfortable, networked and largely CO₂-neutral, and that focus on people and their individual needs. A unique network of science, industry, politics and transport companies makes Karlsruhe a competence centre for digitization and mobility that is recognized throughout Germany and Europe.

Find out how regiomove is used to implement digitally linked mobility for an extended urban area. Experience how autonomous shuttles connect remote settlement areas to public backbone traffic or how an intelligent link between passenger and goods traffic can be created.

  • Albtal Transport Company (AVG)
  • Automotive. Engineering. Network (aen)
  • City of Karlsruhe
  • efeuCampus Bruchsal GmbH
  • FZI Research Center for Information Technology
  • INIT GmbH
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Karlsruhe Transport Authority (KVV)
  • Karlsruhe Transport Company (VBK)
  • Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
  • mu-zero HYPERLOOP e.V.
  • Nextbike
  • PTV GmbH
  • Profilregion Mobilitätssysteme Karlsruhe
  • raumobil GmbH
  • regiomove
  • Stadt Karlsruhe
  • stadtmobil Karlsruhe
  • TechnologieRegion Karlsruhe
  • Testfeld Autonomes Fahren Baden-Württemberg
  • UITP Regional Training Centre Karlsruhe
  • Urbanloop SAS
  • Verbundprojekt LogIKTram
  • Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe (VBK)
  • veloCARRIER GmbH
  • Voi Sharing-Scooter


Facts of the IT-TRANS Exhibition

Key players from the industry present their developments to you.

Every second year, the world of public transport, from multinational enterprises via small and medium-sized businesses to aspiring start-up companies, meet at IT-TRANS.

IT-TRANS is jointly organised by the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) and Messe Karlsruhe.


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Registration materials

To participate in IT-TRANS 2024, you need the appropriate registration documents. You can find them here for download or online stand registration. Please fill out all forms completely and send them to us by e-mail or post. Alternatively, you can use our online stand registration option.

To give you an overview of the exhibition area in advance, we have provided the hall plan of IT-TRANS 2024 for you to download. Here you will find all important information about the individual halls and locations of the exhibitors.

Would you like to increase your visibility at the trade show as an exhibitor? Then find out about our wide range of sponsorship opportunities. In the download area you will find all information about the individual packages and prices.

To make sure you don't forget anything and are prepared for the trade fair in the best possible way, we have created a checklist for exhibitors. This covers all the important steps from registration to trade fair construction. Simply download the checklist here.

To promote your participation in IT-TRANS 2024, we have prepared various logos and promotional materials for the. Download our templates here and easily adapt them to your needs.

Floorplan IT-TRANS 2024

The IT-TRANS exhibition has grown steadily since it was established in 2008! For the first time we will expand the event to two exhibition halls.The new floor plans are currently being prepared. Take a first look, please find the floor planning in our download area: downloads.

Technical guidelines for trade fairs and exhibitions