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2nd edition of ABISS exceeds all expectations: number of visitors rises by 98%, almost a doubling!

ABISS 2017, the Belgian network event and summit for digital, connected & smart industry, has grown from 248 to 479 participants (C-levels and business unit decision makers from industry) in just 1 year. The success of ABISS proves once again that Belgian industries takes investments in apps, software & solutions for the digitization of their essential industrial processes very seriously.  On 5 October last, both general managers and business unit managers from engineering, production, planning, maintenance, assembly, supply chain, sales, logistics, etc…) came to visit ABISS in order to meet the 8 experts an 48 technology partners. 98% of the visitors already declared that they intend to visit next edition of ABISS as well.

The expert classes, offered by competence and research centers, as well as the wide range of app, software, IoT, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, AR & VR for industry, Mobile and Cloud suppliers, attracted a lot of interested visitors. So it is clear that a new fifth full-fledged fair might be a perfect complement to the other four techno-industrial trade shows organized by Invent Media. 

At the request of the exhibitors, and considering the fastness of digitalization challenging industry, ABISS will therefore become an annual network summit. The 3rd edition of ABISS will take place in Kortrijk Xpo on Thursday October 4, 2018. This time, the fair concept will become even more expanded, because of the introduction of new industrial applications for augmented & virtual reality and blockchain for industry. 

On a regular basis, you will discover more information about visitor target groups and the range of technology partners in 2018 on our website. 

Enjoy the atmosphere and have a look at the network concept on below video of the 2017 edition.