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automatica 2022: Exhibitors and visitors in numbers

The statistics on automatica 2022 confirm the leading position of the world's leading exhibition for smart automation and robotics. But the most convincing sign of a successful exhibition after four years without in-person events due to the pandemic cannot be quantified at all: the lighthearted and inspiring atmosphere in the halls.

The success of automatica 2022 in numbers

It was the joy of finally meeting face to face again and pushing the industry forward together that enthused exhibitors and visitors alike. A mood that captivated everyone involved and ensured a seamless continuation of the success story that is automatica—despite lower overall figures.


visitors from 77 countries


international visitors


exhibitors from 34 countries


international exhibitors

Exhibitors are enthusiastic about the quality of the visitors

  • This first-rate audience of industry professionals comes with concrete plans to invest
  • 84 percent of trade visitors are decision-makers, and 20 percent of them strongly influence the decision-making process
  • 43 percent of the visitors are production employees from the areas of production, design and planning

High international importance

The top ten exhibitor countries after Germany were Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands, Canada, France, Poland, UK and the USA.

The share of international visitors was 36 percent, with high participation from Eastern Europe in particular, and thus overall at a comparable level to 2018. The largest increases in visitors in 2022 were from Croatia, Mexico, Greece, Brazil and Latvia.

Change in number of international visitors

Visitors from the entire world

Top 20 Besucherländer neben Deutschland

1. Austria: 1.699
2. Italy: 1.016
3. Switzerland: 734
4. Denmark: 600
5. Czech Republic: 561
6. Slowenia: 471
7. Turkey: 373
8. Poland: 362
9. Netherlands: 317
10. South Korea: 302

11. France: 279
12. Hungary: 277
13. USA: 270
14. Slovak Republic: 253
15. Spain: 245
16. Finland: 219
17. Great Britain & Northern Ireland: 208
18. Israel: 168
19. Croatia: 160
20. Romania: 149

Distribution of trade visitors from abroad

Profile of trade visitors at automatica 2022: Quality at its best

Gathering for decision-makers

Visitors from all important branches of industry

Visitors from companies by different sizes (Number of employees)

Visitors from all important branches of industry

Length of visit

Would you like to find out more about our participants?

Then take a look at the automatica 2022 Participant survey