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 2018 a total of 838 exhibitors from 34 nations presented their products and innovations on 38,000 sqm exhibition space.

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

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