4 till 6 FEB '26


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On Friday 2 February, 2024 will be the place to be for you and your team. We realise that with your busy schedules, it can be quite a challenge to find time and staff to attend an event such as This is why we would like to invite you to consider taking a break from your usual Friday meeting by replacing it with an insightful and hands-on team building activity, where you and your team all get in the car and head to 2024.

'It's Friday – It’s Team Day’
By registering, your teams will be able to attend one, two or three hands-on Immersion Classes (Start 2 Smart Maintenance, Start 2 Collaborate & Start2Cybersecurity). These classes will be presented by two experts in their respective fields, and will be followed by a targeted visit to the trade fair, allowing you to focus on the specific aspects covered in the two classes. You will also be treated to some snacks and beverages at our in-house bar, before heading off for the weekend feeling satisfied and energised. The largest trade fair in the Benelux dedicated to industrial automation, digitalisation and innovation will be opening its doors to your team very soon, and we really hope that you will be there too!

Practical information

Friday 2 February 2024
10.00 - 16.00 hrs
Kortrijk Xpo - Halls 1-4-5-6


From 10.00 hrs


We will receive your company team with coffee (and pastry) and give them the opportunity to attend two Immersion Classes where you will briefly learn about the most practical insights on smart maintenance and new collaborative technologies. You can book both classes when registering.

10.30 - 11.00 hrs

Immersion class:

Wim Vancauwenberghe - BEMAS

In this presentation, Wim Vancauwenberghe explores the world of Smart Maintenance.


Wim vancauwenberge

11.15 - 11.45 hrs

Immersion class:

Christophe Michiels - SIRRIS

Learn how technology can facilitate collaboration on the corporate floor.


Christoph Michiels

From noon:

Free lunch

In the afternoon, you and your team will be able to enjoy free snacks & beverages in our in-house bar.

13.30 - 14.30 hrs

Immersion class:

Kurt Callewaert - Howest Cybersecurity

During this expert session, Kurt Callewaert will give a number of practical tips and tricks to increase the cyber resilience of your company.


Kurt Callewaert

10.00 - 16.00 hrs

Visit to selected exhibitors

Explore a world of technological innovation and automation during your visit to

After the Immersion Classes, we cordially invite you, along with your colleagues, to take a demo tour among a carefully selected group of exhibitors, following a route we offer based on themes.

These exhibitors specialize in industrial technology and are part of the 7 technology routes that cover the entire fair.

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