An audiovisual fair is a good opportunity to learn first-hand about the latest developments in this sector. It is also important for networking with other professionals and companies.

At Octo Event Productions we take care of turning our clients’ creative ideas into reality, from the rental of audiovisual equipment to the complete set-up, technical design and full production. As we are so in touch with the audiovisual and technological world, we would like to review the best audiovisual fairs that exist on the occasion of the celebration of ISE, one of the biggest fairs in the sector, between 10 and 13 May 2022 in Barcelona.

Which is the best audiovisual trade fair? Discover the best ones

If you want to find the audiovisual trade fair that best suits your needs, we have prepared a list of the main ones you should know about.

ISE, the audiovisual trade fair comes to Barcelona

ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) is, without a doubt, one of the most important trade fairs in the sector. Held in Amsterdam since 2005, its organisers have chosen Barcelona as the new venue from 2022. It will take place between 10 and 13 May 2022 at the Fira Gran Vía in Barcelona under the slogan ‘Rise. Reconnect. Ignite the future’ and will feature various presentations, expert conferences and round tables. The six technology zones at this year’s ISE show are related to Audio, Digital Signage and DooH, Multitechnology, Lighting and Staging, Residential and Intelligent Buildings, and Education Technology and Unified Communications.

This audiovisual show is created by Integrated Systems Events, a joint venture between AVIXA and CEDIA, the two leading industry associations for the global audiovisual industry that produces B2B exhibitions and conferences for the professional audiovisual, electronic systems integration and IT industries.

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AWE Europe, the audiovisual trade fair for augmented reality

AWE Europe is one of the world’s largest events dedicated to technological innovations in the field of augmented, mixed and digital reality. The 2022 edition will be held on 20-21 October 2022 at the FIL (Feira Internacional de Lisboa) exhibition and congress centre in the Portuguese capital.

Since 2010, more than 5,000 companies and 60,000 professionals have relied on AWE Europe as the audiovisual trade show to connect, learn and grow their business in the XR ecosystem, bringing together end users and solution providers, investors and startups, brands, creators and developers, and job seekers and recruiters.

AFIAL, Sound, Lighting and Audiovisual Technologies Exhibition

AFIAL, the association that brings together manufacturers and importers in the sound, lighting and audiovisual technology sectors, holds its trade fair every year. It is an exciting event that serves to highlight the audiovisual industry’s capacity for unity, strength and resilience. Every year they have a strong conference panel and an extensive programme of activities.

Its next edition will be held from 25 to 27 October 2022 at the Pabellón de Cristal de la Casa de Campo, in Madrid.

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BITAM Show, the International Broadcast, IT, Audio and Media Exhibition

BITAM Show is the trade fair that brings together all audiovisual professionals in Spain, providing a pragmatic and realistic showcase packed with opportunities for industry professionals.

Its ninth edition will be held on 16 and 17 November 2022 at the Caja Mágica in Madrid, with exhibitors including Action Lift, AMC, Arthur Holm, Camaralia, CM Creare, EPSON, Esprinet, LANG IBERIA, Magnetron, Neovideo, Optoma, PRISMA and Tronios.

4K HDR Summit, the international AV trade fair in Malaga

4K HDR Summit is an international event in hybrid format that will hold its eighth edition from 14 to 18 November 2022 at the National Digital Content Pole of Tabacalera in Malaga. It is the main international meeting of professionals in the Ultra High Definition Industry, both from the technology sector and the audiovisual content sector.

Organised by the company Medina Media, the next edition of the event will reinforce its on-site agenda with regard to the edition of 2021, with at least two of the five days, and will maintain on its platform numerous virtual presentations that will allow the participation of the best specialists from all over the world in Ultra High Definition to share their advances and projects with all the attendees, both national and international.

BIT MEDIA, the Professional Technology Show in Madrid

Bit Media, the International Professional Technology Show, brings together more than 300 companies from the sector and almost 9,000 professionals from large multimedia communication groups and television, film and advertising production companies at IFEMA Madrid. Its last edition was held in 2019 and, although a new one was planned for 2021, it has been postponed for the time being without a specific date.


Now that you know which are the main fairs in the audiovisual sector, if you have special interest in the sector and need to provide your company with the best technology for your upcoming events, at Octo Event Productions we have quality audiovisual equipment. We have a large stock of audiovisual equipment and we are the supplier you need to create an exceptional experience.