Supply Chain & Industry 4.0: the new era of digitalization and sustainability

Barcelona will be the world capital of international trade and supply chain from the 26th to the 28th of June due to the celebration of SIL Barcelona, eDelivery Barcelona Expo & Congress and InTrade Summit BCN. For three day, three great international events such as SIL 2019 -the Leading Exhibition for Logistics, Transport, Intralogistics and Supply Chain in Southern Europe-, eDelivery Barcelona 2019 -the eCommerce Delivery, Logistics and Last Mile International Exhibition- and InTrade Summit BCN that encompasses the World Free Zones’ Congress, the Logistics & Transport MedaForum the ALACAT Congress and the OEA International Congress.

SIL 2019, business, contacts and knowledge

SIL 2019, the Leading Exhibition for Logistics, Transport, Intralogistics and Supply Chain in Southern Europe will celebrate this year its 21st edition with more than 22,000 square meters of exhibition space, more than 600 exhibiting companies, a congress with more than 20 sessions and 220 speakers and a full networking program that will put in contact in a direct way the industry’s supply and demand.

SIL 2019 has reorganized its exhibition area with a new exhibition concept based on connectivity and sectorization. The supply is far more sectorized and a new exhibition model has been designed to improve the visiting experience of the professionals that attend SIL with a stands’ layout that will make it necessary to walk through all the exhibition’s corridors.

SIL 2019 will increase its commitment to networking

Another of the SIL 2019 novelties is its firm commitment to networking.
In addition to the celebration of the Logistic Circle, which puts the participating companies in contact with the main directors of logistics and industrial Supply Chain, the fair will also hold an International Networking Lunch, where participating companies can contact more than 600 decision-makers from the sector coming from Europe, Latin America and the Mediterranean. In addition, all the SIL participating companies may contact with all the attendees and speakers of the different conferences that will be held in parallel with SIL through a system of instant messaging in the fair’s App.

Digitalization, sustainability and security, key points of the SIL Congress

Under the title “Supply Chain and Industry 4.0: the new era of digitalization and sustainability” the SIL Congress will gather more than 220 international speakers over 16 sessions. On Wednesday, June 26th, the congress will focus on digitization and integrated supply chains, on Thursday 27th it will focus on transport and sustainability, and on Friday the 28th it will focus on transport and security.

The SIL Congress will deliver more than 100 success stories from leading companies from such diverse sectors as the automotive, food, textile, chemical, consumer goods or pharmaceutical ones. The price of the SIL Congress will be 295 euros for two days or 150 euros for those attending just one day. SIL also offers its visitors a Platinum Pass that has an amount of € 650 and allows them to attend the SIL Congress, the eDelivery Barcelona Congress, the ALACAT Congress, the OEA International Congress and the Logistics and Transport MedaForum. At the same time, all these congresses can be followed in streaming through the SIL 2019 App.

Another new SIL 2019 feature will be the creation of the SIL Talks, two spaces that will host 20-minute conferences, located in the exhibition area dedicated to intralogistics and transport and infrastructures.

eDelivery Barcelona, the latest in logistics innovation

eDelivery Barcelona 2019, the eCommerce Delivery, Logistics and Last Mile International Exhibition will bring together more than 50 participating companies and 60 international speakers who will discuss the challenges posed by delivery and logistics as critical aspects of any digital business. eDelivery Barcelona 2019 is committed to innovation with the Startup Innovation Hub, an exhibition area dedicated to small businesses that are betting on innovation and developing new disruptive concepts that are solving the challenges posed by the distribution sector and the last mile. The 10 best participating startups will have the opportunity to access the eDelivery Accelerator, an acceleration program promoted by the Consorci de Zona Franca de Barcelona and organized by La Salle Technova Barcelona. The Acceleration program includes training sessions in different areas, workshops with companies in the ecosystem and work spaces, and will be exclusive for the startups participating in the eDelivery Start-up Innovation Hub.

InTrade Summit BCN

In parallel to the SIL and eDelivery Barcelona 2019 will take place the InTrade Summit BCN, the great International Trade and Logistics Summit of that encompasses four major international events:

The World Free Zones’ Congress: For the first time in its history it will be held in Europe and will bring together delegates and representatives from the main free zones of the world.

17th Logistics & Transport MedaForum: It is the main meeting point that focuses its interest on transport and logistics as economic pillars and factors for the integration and development of trade in the Mediterranean area. Within this important event also takes place the Mediterranean Ports Summit.

XXXVI ALACAT Congress: The largest congress of cargo agents and logistics operators in Latin America.

International Congress of Authorized Economic, Customs and Logistics Operators:

It will provide a unique opportunity to establish networking with the public and private leaders of the customs and international logistics community.