SIFER 2019

26 - 28 March 2019   |  Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre, Lille, France

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Why Exhibit?

France's only exhibition dedicated to the rail sector 

Covering the entire rail market, SIFER is the perfect platform for suppliers to present their capabilities and latest technologies to the market’s top buyers, specifiers and engineers. The exhibition showcases the latest technological advances in the rail industry within 3 exhibition halls. More than 160 product categories are represented. Exhibit categories include: 

  • Rail vehicle manufacturing
  • Major subsystems and components
  • Vehicle interiors, including seating, HVAC and lighting
  • Vehicle maintenance and refurbishment
  • Track products
  • Track construction and maintenance equipment and services
  • Civil works products and services
  • Signalling and communications
  • Electrification
  • Passenger information and fare collection systems
  • Station facilities
  • Security and safety
  • IT systems
  • Cable systems
  • Electronics
  • Mechanical engineering services and products
  • Testing and monitoring systems
  • Consultancy services

If your company supplies the rail market, you should exhibit. Taking part will help you to:

  • Present your products to more than 5,000 industry professionals, including overseas buyers
  • Meet potential and existing clients face-to-face
  • Achieve sales to visitors seeking new suppliers
  • Gather business leads
  • Learn more about your market
  • Build brand awareness

Who visits SIFER?

Senior managers, buyers, influential business leaders, policy makers and engineers attended the last show. SIFER attracts senior industry professionals looking for the very latest technologies and products and seeking new business partners. Visitors include representatives of:

  • Main line and urban rail operators
  • Infrastructure authorities
  • Vehicle builders
  • Maintenance and refurbishment companies
  • Infrastructure construction and maintenance contractors
  • Suppliers seeking industry partners
  • Rail transport policy makers, planners and consultants

7 good reasons to exhibit:

  • The only exhibition of its kind in France since 1999 – 100% dedicated to rail, 100% b2b
  • Held in Lille, France’s leading rail industry region
  • Actively supported by partners representing the entire rail sector and shaping its future direction
  • Increased attendance at every successive edition
  • 443 exhibitors, 5,400 qualified visitors, 48 nationalities represented in 2019
  • With 1,500 businesses, the French rail supply industry is Europe's second biggest, generating a turnover in excess of €4 billion
  • One-quarter of the industry's sales are from exports
  • "Our main focus this year was on Innovation as a means of enhancing network performance. In choosing this theme, we wanted to show that SNCF Réseau is making good progress, especially in terms of technology and digitalisation."
    Franck RICHARD
    Pôle ATLAS – Production and Deployment Manager, SYNAPSE Expert
  • "We were very pleased with the way the exhibition was organised in general, which made it easy to meet visitors and other exhibitors. In that sense, it really is an event that promotes the exchange of ideas. The associated events were also very interesting as well."
    Olivier DEJEAN
    Spherea, Mipirail
  • "We have attended SIFER as visitors in the past, but this is the first year that we attended as an exhibitor. Given the very positive outcome of these last 3 days, it is highly likely that we will be back again in two years."
    Victor DA CRUZ
    Non-Automotive Sales Manager, ZF Services France
  • "We have been exhibiting at SIFER for more than 15 years. It is an event we cannot afford to miss and, as France's leading rail industry exhibition, we owe it to ourselves to attend. We were very satisfied with this year’s quality of attendance ; we met a lot of interested and interesting people. We will definitely be back in 2021!”
    Benjamin GOURMEL
    Strategic Account Manager, Leroy Automation
  • "Our main focus this year was on Innovation as a means of enhancing network performance. In choosing this theme, we wanted to show that SNCF Réseau is making good progress, especially in terms of technology and digitalisation."
    Franck RICHARD – Pôle ATLAS – Production and Deployment Manager, SYNAPSE expert
  • "We were very pleased with the way the exhibition was organised in general, which made it easy to meet visitors and other exhibitors. In that sense, it really is an event that promotes the exchange of ideas. The associated events were also very interesting as well."
    Olivier DEJEAN – Spherea, Mipirail
  • "We have attended SIFER as visitors in the past, but this is the first year that we attended as an exhibitor. Given the very positive outcome of these last 3 days, it is highly likely that we will be back again in two years."
    Victor DA CRUZ – Non-Automotive Sales Manager, ZF Services France
  • "We have been exhibiting at SIFER for more than 15 years. It is an event we cannot afford to miss and, as France's leading rail industry exhibition, we owe it to ourselves to attend. We were very satisfied with this year’s quality of attendance ; we met a lot of interested and interesting people. We will definitely be back in 2021!”
    Benjamin GOURMEL – Strategic Account Manager, Leroy Automation


 

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Opening Days and Times

  • Tuesday 26 March 2019            10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 27 March 2019      10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday 28 March 2019          10:00 - 16:00

 

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