The 514 Media Roadmap for 2024

Trade shows are crucial for us to make connections and boost our business. The opportunity to connect with everyone face to face in a singular setting is valuable and we can make progress quickly this way. We can meet with engineers and press at once, providing valuable exposure for our clients.

We have a quality trade show list here that we plan to attend in 2024. You will find below a brief overview of our plans this year and maybe there is a show that sparks some interest for you. If so, we sure hope to see you there and maybe meet up too!

ICE: The leading global gaming and gambling event for the industry. Held over three days from the 6th to the 8th of February in London. You can find the event information here.

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics: This is the event for anyone involved in design, engineering production and procurement. Expect the latest in production hardware, components, consumables and technology all on display. This three day event runs from February 6th to 8th in the Farnborough International Exhibition Centre. Visit the event page here.

APEC: Held in Long Beach, California from February 25th to 29th, APEC focuses on the practical and applied aspects of the power electronics business. Visit the event page here.

Mobile World Congress: MWC is held in Barcelona from the 26th to 29th of February. It is the largest event for the connectivity industry. Many senior executives from the top global companies, international governments and innovative tech businesses converge at MWC Barcelona to make industry decisions. You can find the event information here.

embedded world: The embedded world Exhibition & Conference provides a massive platform and a meeting place for the entire embedded community. Insights that set the tone for new trends in the embedded industry start here. The conference runs from the 9th of April until the 11th in Nuremberg, Germany. Visit the event page here.

SPS Italia: SPS Italia is all about the discussion of tomorrow’s most important issues in industry manufacturing. This year it is held in Parma, Italy on the 28th of May to the 30th. Visit the event page here.

Hardware Pioneers: Running from May 28th to the 29th in London, this is the UK’s must-attend event for engineering teams who are a part of bringing the next generation of smart and connected products forward. Visit the event page here.

PCIM Europe: This leading international exhibition for Power Electronics, Intelligent Motion, Renewable Energy and Energy Management provides many valuable networking and business opportunities. This year the event runs between the 11th  and 13th of June in Nuremberg, Germany. Visit the event page here.

SIDO Lyon: Representatives from the IoT, AI, XR, and Robotics technologies gather in Lyon on September the 18th and 19th to construct innovative building blocks and to find solutions to current issues. Visit the event page here.

embedded world North America: This new event will bring together leading experts, key industry players and associations from the embedded community. The event will be held in Austin, Texas between the 8th and 10th of October. Visit the event page here.

Engineering Design Show: The EDS event showcases the newest products and innovation in the mechanical, electronics and embedded design sectors. The Coventry Building Society Arena will host this event on the 9th to the 10th of October. Visit the event page here.

COMPAMED: COMPAMED runs from the 11th to the 14th of November in Düsseldorf. The focus of this international trade fair, is the medical technology supplier sector. You will find an overview of a variety of high-quality medical technology components, services and production equipment for the medical industry. Visit the event page here.

Electronica 2024: At Electronica, you will find the entire range of technologies, products, and solutions for electronics on display. With 2,140 international exhibitors and around 70,000 visitors from 100 countries, a globe-spanning electronics network make Electronica an important meeting point and a source of tomorrow’s innovation in electronics. This year, the event will be in Munich between the 12th and 15th of November. Visit the event page here.

SPS Nuremberg: The SPS conference in Nuremberg runs between the 12th and 14th of November, it is one of the largest industry gatherings for the automation industry.  A wide variety of automation concepts will be displayed, ranging from simple sensors to intelligent solutions. Visit the event page here.

Open Source Experience: Open Source Experience focuses on open source technologies, solutions and challenges in France and Europe, while highlighting the driving role of open source IT innovations of today. The event this year will be hosted in Paris on the 6th and 7th of December. Visit the event page here.


We have a busy year ahead of us, and trade shows will continue to be an important piece of our clients’ communications jigsaw. We look forward to seeing journalists, industry friends and clients at these events throughout the year!