UITP Stockholm 2019:
"The art of public transport"
The 2019 edition will be held in Stockholm, Sweden (9-12 June 2019) under the theme “The Art of Public Transport” and will cover all urban and regional transport modes across the globe. The Summit will witness a diverse programme full of leading congress sessions, combined with a world-class exhibition displaying the latest and greatest innovations, solutions and products our industry has to offer.
Local hosts 2019
The Local Host for the upcomng Summit will be SL, the Public Transport Administration or Trafikförvaltningen at Stockholm County Council has overall responsibility for transport services in Stockholm County. Stockholm has made great achievements in public transport of late, making the Swedish capital an excellent location for the Summit. The public transport sector will only advance so long as the brightest and best minds come together to discuss its future.
Everyone has a stake in the future of public transport, as moving around our cities with accessibility and fluidity is of interest to us all. Hosting transport ministers, mayors, operators, authorities, industry CEOs, operations and network managers, public transport entrepreneurs, ITS experts, business developers, urban visionaries, managers involved in marketing, finance and IT and more, the UITP Summit is perfect occasion to ask the questions on the future of public transport and hear the answers. Stockholm is the perfect location for hosting the UITP Summit under the theme ‘The Art of Public Transport’. All branches of the sector, are constantly evolving and designing mobility of the future through an art that truly moves you - this is the Art of Public Transport.
Public transport is already a form of art in the capital city of Stockholm. It is believed that there is a genuine craft in using public transport to unite city districts and the archipelago itself – creating a better environment for all, and dynamic growth along the way. Public transport improves people’s quality of life. With all of this in mind, UITP is well on the way to hosting the biggest ever Summit with with over 70 per cent of the total space of the exhibition already sold and 110 stands already booked. Some Exhibitors that confirmed so far include GIRO, VDL, Solaris Bus & Coach and Volvo Bus Corporation, to name a few.
The Summit exhibition space will cover 40,000m2, with over 330 exhibitors expected as around 13.000 visitors come through the doors of the Stockholmsmässan. The venue for the 2019 Summit is one of Europe’s largest and most experienced congress and exhibition centres. Sustainability is important to UITP and 95 per cent of everything produced throughout the venue is recycled.
The UITP Global Public Transport Summit is the only event that covers the challenges of urban mobility worldwide and brings together the international public transport community, mobility decision makers and industry suppliers all under one roof. Be part of the industry’s biggest event on public transport and urban mobility by visiting the dedicated website www.uitpsummit.org
More about the UITP
UITP, the International Association of Public Transport, is a passionate champion of sustainable urban mobility and the only worldwide network to bring together all public transport modes. It has 1,500 member companies giving access to 18,000 contacts from 96 countries. The members are public transport operators and authorities, policy decision makers, research institutes and the public transport supply and service industry.