The Concept of the IZB

The International Suppliers Fair (IZB) is aimed at all automotive industry suppliers and has a prominent reputation in international professional circles.The high-quality exhibitors and large number of key decision-makers and trade visitors that attend the IZB make it an important communication and business platform for the industry.

 

The IZB was first hosted in 2001 as a Volkswagen in-house trade fair with 128 exhibitors from six nations, which attracted 13,500 visitors. It has since established itself as a showcase event for the international automotive supplier industry. In 2016, the organisers of the ninth IZB recorded a total of around 50,000 visitors to the fair held on the exhibition grounds of the Wolfsburg Allerpark, which has an overall area of 36,800 sqm. 800 exhibitors from 32 nations took advantage of the trade fair to showcase their products and innovations.

The IZB represents the entire automotive value chain. The key areas of the IZB are:

  • Electrics | Electronics | Mechatronics
  • Assembly and Joining Technology
  • Metal and Lightweight Construction | Car Body Construction
  • Plastics
  • Vehicle Interiors | Modules
  • Chemical Products
  • Chassis | Assemblies | Drive Control
  • Development
  • IT and Service Providers
  • Logistics
  • Production Processes

    The fair were accompanied by an extensive programme of events running throughout its three-day duration. Leading industry experts will be present at congresses, conferences and forums dealing with current and topical issues in the automotive market.