After summer, trade fair activity at the Montjuïc and Gran Via sites picks up again in September with major professional events with international scope, especially in the industrial and technological sectors.

The intense calendar of the second half of the year and the quality of these events consolidate Fira de Barcelona’s leadership in the Spanish market and reinforce its importance in the economic and social fabric of the region.

The 5 main professional events of autumn


⊕ Gastech

17 to 20 September
The leading world event for the natural gas and liquified natural gas (LNG) is being held for the first time in Spain and will coincide with the Global Power and Energy Exhibition. Over 700 companies are taking part and 30,000 professionals are expected to attend.

⊕ Barcelona Industry Week

16 to 18 October
A commercial and knowledge platform dedicated to digitalization and the new industry that includes IN(3D)USTRY (additive manufacturing), IoT Solutions World Congress (Internet of Things) and Healthio (technology for health and medical care).

⊕ Sustainability Week

13 to 15 November
A number of salons related with sustainable development will take place at the same time at the Gran Via site. Smart City World Congress (the international reference in solutions for smart cities), Smart Mobilty Congress (movilidad urbana) and iWater (complete water cycle).

⊕ Ibtm World

27 to 29 November
This is the most important world fair for business travel, congresses and incentives that attracts over 3,000 companies from 100 countries.

⊕ Technological events

The Gran Via site is hosting the European corporate events organized by technology multinationals such as VM Ware, SAP TechEd and Atlassian.


Essential events for everybody:

⊕ Boat show

10 to 14 October
EThis is the most important fair in Spain for sport and leisure sailing. and it is open to professionals and amateurs. It is held in the Old Port of Barcelona, ​​with the latest models of boats and all types of materials for enjoying water sports.

⊕ Caravaning

12 to 21 October
This fair has the latest developments in caravans and motorhomes, as well as ideas for tourism in the open-air. It is the leading fair of its type in Spain and Southern Europe.

⊕ Barcelona Games World

29 November to 2 December
The videogame and digital entertainment fair. It brings together the main brands, who will launch their latest productions, and offers of leisure activities, shows and experiences.