The following exhibitions are an inherent part of the Nitra Engineering Fair: EUROWELDING – 25th International Exhibition of Welding Technology, CAST-EX – 25th International Exhibition of Casting and Metallurgy, EMA – 19th International Exhibition of Electrical Engineering, Measurement, Control and Automation and STAVMECH-LOGITECH – 12th International Exhibition of Construction and Handling Technology and TECHFÓRUM – 7th presentation of the outcomes of technical colleges and universities. Even this year the international exhibition ELO SYS will be held in parallel with the International Engineering Fair, showcasing the newest achievements in the area of electrical engineering, energy, electronics, lighting and telecommunications.

The accompanying expert program that maps the current issues and trends in the industry is also an integral part of the exhibition. This year’s topics include: “Innovation potential in the industry”, “New technologies and practices in the engineering sector” and “Development of dual education as one of the methods to find skilled workforce”, but also “Security and risks of Industry 4.0″, with a lecture showing a simulated hacker attack on a model system. The expert program will be complemented by the Electron conference focused on auditing, projects in electrical engineering and maintenance and installation of electrical equipment.

The Slovak Agency for Investment and Trade Development (SARIO) will hold a cooperative event and a panel discussion about the latest trends in engineering – The Slovak Cooperative Fair, which has been one of the most prestigious international B2B events for Slovak and foreign entrepreneurs in Slovakia for the past 13 years.

Traditionally, we will be awarding 7 exhibits and 1 exposition with the Fair Award. The Association for Mechanical Engineering will award the best engineering products made in Slovakia in 2018. The Strojárstvo/Strojírenství magazine will give its own award. During the exhibition, the awards for innovation “Innovative Deed of the Year 2018” will be awarded by the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic.


Tuesday, 21 5. 2019

10:30 – 14:30 Seminar MCAE “The use of optical 3D metrology in the plastics industry”

(Press Center between Hall A and B)

This seminar will be focused on the use of optical measuring systems in the plastics industry, and it will be a convention for the experts on plastics and 3D optical measurement. At the same time, it is an ideal opportunity to get acquainted with modern technology for production quality control and establish new contacts.

10:00 – 14:30 Association of Mechanical Engineering of the Slovak Republic – General Assembly

10:00 – 12:00 Public part – Smart Innovation Forum (Hall K)

With the success stories from Slovak industry, this initial event in the education cycle will show the attending managers and entrepreneurs the benefits and potential for innovations in the use of digital tools as an instrument of competitiveness and an important element of corporate strategy. The event will be held as an expert event for the general public within the General Assembly of the Association of Mechanical Engineering of the Slovak Republic.

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13:00 – 14:30 Non-public part of the General Assembly of the Association of Mechanical Engineering of the Slovak Republic

Closed event for the members of AME SR – by invitation only

9:00 – 12:00 Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (Hall K – on the right)

Closed event, by invitation only – Meeting of businessmen for research and development.

12:30 – 14:30 Slovak Business Agency – HR 4.0 – Revolution in the management of human resources (Hall K)

Lecturers: Ing. Ľubomír Dranga, PaedDr. Boris Kapucian

Industry 4.0, i.e. 4th industrial revolution, inevitably brings a revolutionary change in human resources. At the beginning of the third millennium, the comfort zone of an interviewer waiting for the resumes has finally ended. It is necessary to seek people with analytical and decision making skills, flexible and critical thinking, and then recruit and maintain them. Our experts will tell you how.

Registration in advance:



17.30 GALA EVENING (Hall K)

Ceremonial event for the exhibitors and partners of the fair – by invitation only

Fair Award ceremony, Engineering Product of The Year, Strojárstvo/Strojírenství Magazine Award, evaluation of the Innovative Act of The Year contest and cultural and accompanying program.

Wednesday, 22 5. 2019

19:00 – 19:30 Slovak Cooperative Fair NITRA 2019 (Hall K)

This event requires prior registration – Register here

Slovak Agency for Investment and Trade Development (SARIO) will hold the jubilee 10th Slovak Cooperative Fair in Nitra, which is one of the most prestigious international B2B events for the Slovak and foreign entrepreneurs in Slovakia. Apart from bilateral negotiations, it will host an expert program, which deals with the current issues and latest trends in engineering, through moderated panel discussions, workshops and consultations with professional and event partners.

8:00 Registration

9:00 Official opening

9:15 – 11:45 Expert panels for all participants and guests:

Panel 1:

9:15 – 10:05 People for smart industry – Qualification and training for high-tech industry

Host: Martin Jesný

Exclusive speakers: Milan Kuzma, ŠIOV; Marek Benedik, ZF Slovakia, a. s.; Michaela Sojáková , APZ, HRQ SK, s. r. o., prof. Ľubomír Šooš, SjF STU, ZSP SR, representative of Jaguar Land Rover

Panel 2:

10:05 – 10:55 Industrial Innovation made in Slovakia

Success stories of the companies that formed global partnerships thanks to SARIO

Host: Oto Pisoň

Exclusive speakers: Slavomír Hazucha, ixworks; Michal Ukropec, INFOTECH; Miroslav Hájek, eDOCU, Jozef Veres, Photoneo

Panel 3:

10:55 – 11:45 Impact of modern mobility

Links between the use of new types of drives and other technology in modern business transport for the development of competencies and business models in the Slovak automotive industry.

Host: Martin Jesný

13:00 – 17:00 B2B meetings of the fair participants following the registration portal schedule

All-day accompanying events:

  • Innovative services of SARIO
  • SARIO services – Partner in the regions, services to promote foreign trade and internationalization of SMEs
  • and products of the event partners:

consultations on operational and investment financing, export-import financing, leasing, financing of receivables, and the state support for exports,
information on foreign markets, foreign trade and investment opportunities and tenders, planned events, professional seminars, exhibitions and fairs and business missions and forums,
consultations on the superdeduction of research and development costs,
the portal – a comprehensive tool for business support

  • Projects and prototypes in Slovak innovative companies

Innovative solutions in Warehouse Management Systems.
Innovative solution in RTLS (real-time locating services) for internal logistics.
Autonomous mobile robot for transport and material supply
Motion sensors in the world of virtual reality
Latest projects of university students

17:00 Reception on the occasion of the 10th SKB in Nitra

Thursday 23 5. 2019

10:30 – 11:30 CITADELO – Simulation of hacker attack (Hall M4)

Lecturers: Tomáš Zaťko, CEO of CITADELO

The lecture deals with securing the industrial systems against hacker attacks. It explains the traditional methods of defense and how they are overcome by hackers. The lecture includes a live demonstration of a hacker attack on the model system.

12:30 – 13:30 National Institute of Vocational Education (Hall M4)

Presentation of dual education.

13:30 – 14:30 Federation of Mechanical Engineering – The added value of dual education for employers (Hall M4)

Lecturers: Richard Hančin, regional coordinator of ŠIOV for SDV, Michal Križan, Secretary General of ZSP SR

9:30 – 11:30 Slovak Business Agency – Industry 4.0 – Be innovative, be SMART

(Press Center between Hall A and B)

Lecturers: Ing. Michal Červinka, Ing. Martin Petrgál

Technological boom is unstoppable, Industry 4.0 requires innovation. It means to be SMART, lighten the burden on people, remove barriers – keys, wires, cables – speed up the processes and use NFC, RFID, Bluetooth and WiFi wireless technology in all areas of life. Our event will show you what can be simplified, and what the limits and safety of new technology are. Registration in advance is necessary:

13:00 – 17:00 Simulation in design – the key to innovation (Press Center between Hall A and B)

The seminar is focused on modern CAE simulation and analysis to help the designers create high efficiency innovative designs.


(Hall K)

8:00 – 8:30 Registration of participants

08:40 – 09:40 Ing. Ján Meravý – The new STN 33 2000-4-41: 2019 standard – Protection against electric shock in terms of its implementation in practice

9:50 – 10:20 Ladislav Šemšej – Smart underfloor heating. Protective systems with heating cables.

10:50 – 11:50 Ing. Ivan Sykora – Modern lightning protection systems from the engineering inspector’s perspective

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Ing. Daniel Sidun – Proper design and specification of surge protectors in a three-stage surge protection system

13:25 – 14:30 Radoslav Rieger – Internal over-voltage protection (SPD) – from design through assembly, inspection and SPD measurement to expert inspection and testing of electrical installations with SPD


The Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (SARIO) invites you to the Slovak Matchmaking Fair Nitra 2019, which will be held on May 22, 2019 as the official event of the 26th International Engineering Fair 2019 in Nitra.

What awaits you in Nitra?

This event is primarily focused on business negotiations of business entities that offer or seek cooperation in the field of engineering and related production sectors. Make the most of the potential of your company and match it through meetings with several new business partners in one day!

Panel discussion with renowned speakers on current topics (interpreted to English):

  • People for the smart industry – Qualification and education for the high-tech industry
  • Industrial Innovation Made in Slovakia
  • Technologies change mobility for companies

Consultations on investment aid, business real estate and trade regulations for Slovakia will be provided by SARIO consultants and other event partners.