IRS5: Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur | 15-17 November 2017
IRS6: Prague | 21-23 February 2018
'International Railway Summit introduced a very unique, interesting and useful model for getting parties together with shared interests in very specific topics, like railway infrastructure. The intimate nature of the event and the scheduled one-on-one networking sessions made the overall experience very structured and worthwhile.'
Head of Sales Rail Systems
'The perfect platform to meet the "railway family". Well-organized conference sessions and meetings, and the attractive supporting programme, offer easy access to constructive dialogues. We are looking forward to the next International Railway Summit'
Vanessa Gutiérrez Artés
Civil Technical Engineer
International Railway Summit was a really interesting summit. We met some of our key clients in a friendly, handy and productive atmosphere. Everyone was in an open and cooperative attitude.'
Prof. Stefan Karch
Head of Technology and Innovation
Swiss Federal Railways
'International Railway Summit is a very useful opportunity to refresh your mind in respect to railways innovations.'
Berner & Mattner
'The International Railway Summit was an excellent networking event offering both the possibility to get up-to-date information on major trends in the railway industry through high level keynote speeches and to meet potential new business partners in individual sessions. Very well organized, excellent new contacts, highly recommendable!'
Team Leader Sales, Rail Systems
'It was a very interesting event with top management participants from the rolling stock business all around the world.'
Executive Director, Brussels Branch
East Japan Railway Company
'International Railway Summit was a very beneficial event for JR East as we met with many new suppliers and exchanged ideas with them about the products and services they provide.'
“IRS 2015 was an interesting and well-organised exhibition-summit. I appreciate the opportunity for KleinTech to have a speech in front of Railway Industry leaders to present our innovative machine vision and deep learning based inspection systems, and also the chance to have one-on-one meetings with railway management decision makers. We gained good contacts and overall are pleased with the outcome of the International Railway Summit."
Transport for Greater Manchester
“The unique format of the International Railway Summit really does connect suppliers with transport bodies in a way I've not seen elsewhere. With great content, this is an event worth attending.”
International Sales Manager
"The summit I attended was a great success for our company. Good balance between attending buyers and sellers. Perfect location, good speakers and nice framework programme. Excellent opportunity for presenting our products and networking.“
AST Language Services
"The summit gave us the opportunity to make personal contact with a number of very senior personnel and buyers from international rail network and supply companies. We will definitely be attending the event again in 2016."
“The atmosphere experienced during the International Railway Summit was unique. Everything was very well organized! During the networking sessions we had the chance to talk with real experts and potential business partners, sharing our ideas and experiences.”
Pedro Pablo Garcia de Ascanio
Metro de Madrid
“I had a very interesting experience attending Barcelona 2015 Railway Summit. It was a very good opportunity to meet professionals of the railway industry at all its levels: Managers, Providers, Technicians, regulators…. The one-on-one meetings also gave me the chance to talk about specific topics with some of them, so I fully recommend them.”
“The conference was very well organized and we met potential clients that showed interest in our market and business activity.”
"LPT-IT attended the well-organized summit in Barcelona 2015. LPT-IT got a number of leads that would have been hard for us to find elsewhere.”
Director of Operations
"The format was highly innovative allowing one to one meetings with a range of suppliers and also presentations on topics covering railways in Europe and beyond."
International Sales and Marketing Manager
Beena Vision Systems
“The Summit was invaluable in gaining direct access to senior representative of major European Railways, both the formal and informal activities were well organised and provided an environment where suppliers and clients were relaxed in a “neutral” environment – well done IRITS!”
CEO & CTO
"The International Railway Summit has a useful and unique platform for bringing parties with shared interests together. The combination of talks on relevant topics and scheduled one-on-one meetings created a good point of contact between potential customers and us as a supplier, and made the event very worthwhile. We look forward to attending again"
Director of Ferrocarril Metropolità de Barcelona
Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona
“If you want to reach affordable solutions for improving your business, It is essential to be familiar with upcoming railway innovations and the best practices from the sector leaders. International Railway Summit is the ideal networking platform to acquire those competences in a relaxed and professional environment. A highly worthwhile and constructive experience.”
Venue - IRS5 Kuala Lumpur
The five-star luxury hotel Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur will host the 5th International Railway Summit, which will take place on 15-17 November 2017.
Delegates from across the globe will take part in pre-arranged one-to-one consultation meetings, attend high-level conference sessions, and enjoy a variety of networking functions in the hotel’s elegant and state-of-the-art event rooms.
The hotel, winner of numerous awards for service and comfort, lies in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s commercial, retail and entertainment hub, the Golden Triangle, and is within walking distance of historical heritage sites and the iconic Petronas Towers. Shangri-La’s sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere offers the perfect venue to build partnerships and make lasting connections.
Registered delegates are eligible for a group discount and will receive information from the IRITS Events team about the booking procedure by email.
Please be aware that our delegates have been targeted by fraudsters in the past.
We will never ask for credit card numbers over the phone for hotel booking.