Why Attend


A unique opportunity to

• Exchange information with 3000 industry stakeholders and influencers•
• Discover the latest smart mobility solutions
• Hear from top mobility experts, CEO’s, CTO’s and key decision makers that shape the future of ITS today
• Share experiences and lessons learned
• Monitor progress and measure results of implementation and deployment
• See the latest mobility trends and solutions with more than 200 companies and organisations

1200
Delegates

120
Exhibitors

2000 Visitors to
the exhibition area

50+ Journalists from
trade & news media

50+ countries
represented

Government, state and
city representatives

Private sector representatives
from multiple industries

What will I learn about
at this Congress


Convince your boss!


Get the go-ahead to attend the ITS European Congress in Lisbon by using these handy resources.

For anyone interested in the latest trends in smart and integrated mobility, the ITS European Congress cannot be missed.

Now it’s time to show your boss.

Tip: Focus on what you’ll bring back to the team and the value beyond what you get. Keep it short, powerful, and company- or team-focused.

Tips to make it happen
When crafting your plan, think about the bottom line: Why should the company budget for your trip and what’s the return on the investment?

  • Determine the value – Show specifics on how your attendance will impact current projects, inspire knowledge, and eliminate obstacles.
  • Be solutions-driven – What issues pop up again and again? List exhibitors who could provide the solutions your team needs.
  • Provide a post-show rundown – Offer to deliver a short presentation or write-up on your key takeaways.
  • Plan for your absence – Whether it’s working ahead or tapping a colleague to help out, explain how your missed time is covered.

SAMPLE LETTER

Download our sample letter to use as a starting point while conveying the importance of the ITS European Congress to your boss. Simply tweak the message to sound like you and add a greeting and signature.

Testimonials


Jacob Bangsgaard
Fernando Medina
José Mendes
Ana Paula Vitorino
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Jacob Bangsgaard

Jacob Bangsgaard

ERTICO – ITS Europe

"The ITS European Congress is at the very heart of what we at ERTICO do – providing the occasion for learning, for networking, for sharing innovative solutions and presenting all that is great about European Mobility. I am looking forward to being part of the 2020 Congress in Lisbon and the showcase of innovations that the ITS Community brings to our society."
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Fernando Medina

Fernando Medina

Mayor of Lisboa

“The City of Lisboa offers a warm and friendly welcome to the 14th European Congress and Exhibition on Intelligent Transport Systems 2020 and is delighted to host this internationally renowned event, together with ERTICO and ITS Portugal”
3 / 8
José Mendes

José Mendes

Deputy Minister for Mobility

“We strongly recognize the international relevance of the ITS European Congress for the presentation of technological solutions and services that can support the Portuguese environmental goals in transportation.”
4 / 8
Ana Paula Vitorino

Ana Paula Vitorino

Minister of the Sea

“ITS European Congresses are widely recognized as one of the most important international events concerning IT on intermodal and transport sectors. We are looking forward to the opportunity to have such an important event in Portugal, representing relevance and opportunities for the country”
5 / 8
Joost Vantomme

Joost Vantomme

Smart Mobility Director, European Automobile Manufacturers Association - ACEA

“The ITS Congress is an invaluable platform to get alive update on trends, pilots and deployments of smart mobility. What I appreciate in the various Congresses is the smooth organisation and the combination of expert workshops with a great exhibition. Definitely worth a visit!”
6 / 8
Anne Berner

Anne Berner

Finnish Minister for Transport & Communications

“The ITS Congresses offer an inspiring viewpoint to the future of mobility and transport. They are excellent events for a political decision maker to share insights and meet with key stakeholders in the ITS sector worldwide”
7 / 8
Thomas E. Kern

Thomas E. Kern

Former Vice-president, ITS America

“As a US transportation professional, I am as amazed as the rest of us at the pace and significance of the change happening in the transportation technology field. And thanks to the ITS European Congresses that have taken place for more than a decade, we can contribute to and stay on top of the innovations that are making a difference in people’s lives to make their lives safer, more productive, and one of many choices to serve their own unique needs.”
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Young Tae Kim

Young Tae Kim

ITF Secretary

“Smart solutions supported by digital tools are the future of mobility. To understand how Intelligent Transport Systems will revolutionise the way we move, attend the ITS Congress!”
Joost Vantomme
Anne Berner
Thomas E. Kern
Young Tae Kim

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