General FAQ

What can we help you with?

How long is the summit? What does it involve?

The summit is a unique business matchmaking and networking event that takes place over three days.

Day 1

Afternoon: A technical visit to a local railway facility, often involving a guided tour and presentations.
Evening: Welcome reception & Dinner

Day 2

Daytime: Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings between buyer and expert companies
Conference programme delivered by industry leaders

Evening: Offsite Dinner

Day 3

All day: Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings between buyer and expert companies
Conference programme delivered by industry leaders


How many people will attend the summit?

Recent editions of the International Railway Summit have been attended by between 100 and 300 delegates from across the globe.


Who will attend?

Representatives of key rail operators, infrastructure owners, rolling stock manufacturers, international organisations, associations, national governments, local authorities, and a wide variety of solution providers, including manufacturers, developers, and consultancies.

Buyer delegates, sponsor companies, and summit partners for the next summit can be viewed on the participants page.

The conference schedule and participating speakers will appear on the agenda page.

Please contact your account manager if you would like to receive a full list of participants.


How can I register for the summit?

Packages and passes can be purchased or requested online via the registration page.

Please also visit our contact page for details on who to contact if you are interested in participating as a buyer, expert, speaker, or conference attendee.


What are the technical visits?

The technical visits are guided tours and presentations at important local rail facilities (such as stations, operation centres, and maintenance facilities) and/or demonstrations of niche technologies. The visits often take place at new or recently modernised facilities.

A few weeks before the summit takes place delegates eligible for the technical visits will be asked to confirm their place.

For further information our technical visits, please visit Technical Visit page


How can I book my accommodation for the summit?

We offer all delegates accommodation at the venue hotel for a special discounted rate. A dedicated online link will be available for delegates to book their rooms directly with the hotel.