interlift - world of elevator

Top benchmark for interlift 2017

  • Visitor record: 21,260 visitors from 107 countries, 60 % was a foreigner
    (2017: 20,440 visitors from 100 countries, every second visitor (54 %) came from outside Germany)
  • Record figures for the quantity of exhibitors and the amount of exhibition area booked

    • 574 exhibitors from 48 countries and 71 % of them are foreign exhibitors
      (2015: 541 exhibitors from 43 countries, 70 % exhibitors came form foreign countries)
    • New record: with 44,000 m² exhibition space the interlift is also the largest so far
      (2015: 42,500 m²)

  • For 95 % of the trade visitors achieved a (very) good business result overall
  • 95 % of the visitors respectively expressed the (very) high intention of visting again and would recommend the interlift at all times!
  • 85 % of the visitors are involved as decision makers in investment descisions

Meet the world

See you next interlift:

15 to 18 October, 2019

Save the date

Elevator trade fairs show elevator technology. Only one shows the global market: interlift – The World of Elevators

At a glance

Titel:  interlift - International Trade Fair for Elevators, Components and Accessories

Trade fair dates:
Tuesday, 15th – Friday, 18th October 2019

Interval:  biannual

Place:  Augsburg Trade Fair Centre • Germany

Opening times:  9 - 18 hrs

Entrance permitted:  elevator professionals

Catalogue + VistorGuide:  Free of charge

The range of exhibits:
Most of the interlift exhibitors are smaller or medium-sized manufacturers of lift components; they are highly specialized and often active on a worldwide scale.

The main ranges of offers and information at the interlift are: lift systems and prefabricated components, escalators and moving walkways, parking systems, transmission units, steering and controlling systems, surveillance and safety systems, cabins, doors, cables, operating and display elements, hydraulics and accessories.

Exhibitors search 2017

In addition to this, international associations and media of the lift branch will also be presenting themselves at the interlift.

Visitor documents

Development of interlift 1991-2017


The VFA-Interlift e.V. - Association for Lift Technology - has again be promoted its speakers' Forum for both exhibitors and visitors at the interlift tradeshow.

The main topics in 2019:

  • New products and services
  • Development and implementation of national, European and international standardisation
  • International markets:

    • Great Britain after the Brexit  
    • Future market India
    • Turkey as the gateway to the Middle East
    • Poland  
    • South Africa

  • Elevator 4.0: smart handling of smart elevators - changed business models
  • Building Information Modeling: BIM for the elevator - the new roles, processes and data
  • The elevator and its users: design meets emotions
  • Qualification of personnel in the elevator industry: blended learning - the future of learning?!

Lectures will be translated simultaneously: English – German / German - English. Free entrance.

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AFAG Messen und Ausstellungen GmbH

Messezentrum, 86159 Augsburg, Germany
Phone +49.821.58982340 • Fax. +49.821.58982349
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Managing Directors: Heiko and Hermann Könicke

Project management: Joachim Kalsdorf
Project assistant: Sandra Geißler

  • Representative Southern Europe:
    Susan Mompalao de Piro
    email to
  • Representative China:
    Hanan Wang
    Phone +49.201.2484200 • Fax. +49.201.8127177
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Professional sponsor

VFA-Interlift e. V. Association for Lift Technology

Süderstraße 282, D-20537 Hamburg, Germany
Phone +49.40.72730150 • Fax +49.40.72730160
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Chairman: Achim Hütter

Travel & Accomodation

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