UNITI expo 2024 celebrates successful opening day

UNITI expo 2024 celebrates successful opening day

On the first day of UNITI expo 2024, Messe Stuttgart opened its doors to welcome industry professionals from around the world, ushering in a triumphant opening day. The buzzing atmosphere was felt across the three halls as visitors shared ideas and created business opportunities alongside 470 exhibitors.

The international trade fair celebrates a record-breaking attendance across over 40,000 m2 of exhibition space. The four themed areas — Technology, payment & logistics; Car wash & car care; Oil companies & fuel retailers; and Shop & convenience — saw busy, vibrant aisles filled with top-level professionals eager to contribute to the evolution of the industry.

From dominant industry players to innovative startups, exhibitors showcased groundbreaking solutions and technologies that are set to drive the industry forward. The Future Mobility Lounge, a new feature of UNITI expo, allowed attendees to see the latest solutions around alternative fuels and mobility in an area of over 1,000 m².

The first day´s conference programme offered a wide range of inspiring talks around the latest trends, sparking discussions throughout the day. Under the theme ‘AI and Digitalization at Service Stations,’ the International Forum hosted a number of exciting talks including a roundtable discussion by MobilityPlaza. At the UNITI expo Forum, the spotlight was on sustainability, convenience, and alternative fuels, with an outstanding Q&A session with Hans-Jürgen Faul and Holger Parsch, best known in Germany as the TV and YouTube sensations ‘Die Autodoktoren.’ Finally, the Carwash Forum presented insightful sessions on digitalization, loyalty and data, key developments that are shaping the sector’s future.

Professionals navigated the lively state-of-the-art facilities of Messe Stuttgart, a modern and conveniently located venue with easy airport access and a variety of nearby accommodations. Furthermore, participants had the chance to stop by the GenussGARTEN FOODCOURT in Hall 1, the Carwash Piazza in Hall 3, and several coffee lounges to take a break, providing the ideal setting for quality networking.

Attendees were captivated by all the innovations on display overall the three fully booked halls. To top the day off, people gathered at the renowned UNITI expo networking party, which offered a lively and entertaining evening. A spectacular fireworks display wowed the audience, setting the stage for the days to follow.

The opening day of UNITI expo 2024 proved to be a resounding success for organisers, exhibitors, and visitors alike. With this strong start, the trade fair continues to embody the evolution of service stations, convenience stores and car wash. The industry is looking forward to two more days of the tenth anniversary of UNITI expo.

For more information visit www.UNITI-expo.com

15 May 2024