ITE Group and Messe München to Collocate with MODEX 2018

Friday, June 10, 2016

MHI, Messe München and ITE Group announce the collocation of the newly formed Transportation & Logistics Americas (TLA) exhibition with MODEX 2018. Both events will be held April 9-12, 2018 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. Messe München, known for their “transport logistic” exhibition brands and ITE for its Breakbulk exhibitions brands, will host the TLA exhibition independently in the collocation with MODEX.
MODEX is sponsored by MHI and is the largest manufacturing and supply chain expo held in North and South America with over 800 exhibitors covering over 250,000 square feet and a conference of over 100 sessions. The TLA event will complement this offering and include a complete range of innovative products and services dedicated to transportation and external logistics. 
“The decision to collocate MODEX 2018 and TLA was made for several reasons,” according to George W. Prest, Chief Executive Officer for MHI. “The collocation will allow manufacturing and supply chain professionals the opportunity to take advantage of unparalleled education and networking opportunities as well as exposure to the largest equipment and technology display of any show of its kind in the America’s. In today’s world where agile and innovative supply chains are a requirement, the collocation represents a win-win for exhibitors and attendees.”
“Both events provide excellent synergies as the two areas of supply chain and logistics present themselves jointly in the future,” says Laurent Noel, Industry Director of ITE. “Collocating with the very well-established MODEX event offers TLA exhibitors an excellent venue to showcase their solutions.”
“International logistics providers will get an easy market entry while American exhibitors also benefit from a strong logistics exhibition,” added Gerhard Gerritzen, Member of the Managing Board of Messe München. “With the collocation, a large show covering the entire supply chain management and transportation spectrum will be born.”
MHI is an international trade association that has represented the material handling, logistics and supply chain industry since 1945. MHI members include material handling and logistics equipment and systems manufacturers, integrators, consultants, publishers, and third party logistics providers. The association sponsors the ProMat and MODEX expos to showcase the products and services of its member companies and to educate manufacturing and supply chain professionals.
Messe München
With a stable of more than 40 trade fairs for capital goods, consumer goods and new technologies at its Munich site and abroad, Messe München is one of the world’s leading trade fair organizers. Every year over 30,000 exhibitors and around two million visitors take part in the events on the exhibition site, in the ICM – International Congress Center Munich and in the MOC Veranstaltungscenter München. Messe München also organizes trade fairs in China, India, Turkey, South Africa and Russia. With a network of affiliated companies in Europe, Asia and Africa and with more than 60 foreign agencies for more than 100 countries, Messe München has a global presence.
Transport logistic is the International Exhibition for Logistics, Mobility, IT and Supply Chain Management and the world’s biggest trade fair for freight transport by road, rail, water and in the air, in all its complexity. Air Cargo Europe, an exhibition of the global air freight industry, is integral to transport logistic. In 2015 more than 55,438 visitors from 124 countries and 2,050 exhibitors from 62 countries attended the event. Transport Logistic is held every two years in Munich. In addition to transport logistic in Munich there are two other events abroad. 
ITE Group
Breakbulk is part of the ITE Group, one of the world’s leading organizers of international trade exhibitions and conferences. Headquartered in London, ITE Group each year handles more than 240 exhibitions and conferences, for a diverse range of industries — from health and beauty to mining, engineering, oil & gas, energy, construction & machinery, and of course, transportation & logistics with 23 annual events in 15 countries. Breakbulk events host over 20,000 specialized logisticians annually in event formats that are focused on business development, logistics transactions, new cargo connections and strategy. Breakbulk hosts five events each year in Johannesburg, South Africa; Shanghai, China; Antwerp, Belgium; Houston, U.S.  Abu Dhabi, UAE and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
MHI Contact: Carol Miller, MHI VP of Marketing and Communications,
Messe München Contact: Dr. Jutta Seitz, PR Manager,
ITE Group Contact: Mark Jakobsen, Head of Marketing T&L Portfolio,

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