Barcelona – Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2024, the premier global expo in audiovisual and systems integration, celebrated its 20th anniversary with unprecedented success. Hosted at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Via, the event drew in a staggering 73,891 unique attendees from 162 countries, marking a 27% increase from the previous year and setting a new record in its illustrious history.
Since its inception in Geneva in 2004, ISE has evolved into a pivotal destination for innovation, this year attracting the highest ever single-day attendance with 51,617 visitors on 31 January. The four-day event saw a total of 95,396 registrations, with the exhibition space bustling with 172,627 visits, culminating in a record-breaking Friday attendance of 24,528.
The 2024 edition not only witnessed unparalleled engagement in Barcelona’s hotels, bars, and entertainment venues but also saw exhibitors experiencing significant foot traffic across the expansive show floor. Boasting 1,408 exhibitors and 82,000 sqm of net show floor space, this year’s ISE was the largest to date.
Mike Blackman, Managing Director of Integrated Systems Events, reflected on the event’s 20-year journey, emphasizing the transformative impact of innovation and collaboration within the pro-AV and systems integration community. The 2024 showcase was a testament to the cutting-edge technologies and enduring spirit of creativity that define the industry.
The educational offerings at ISE 2024 were unparalleled, featuring conference sessions, workshops, and keynotes by industry luminaries such as multi-Academy Award-winning director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, and digital artists Jeroen van der Most and Sofia Crespo. These sessions provided deep dives into emerging trends, market dynamics, and technological advancements, with a special focus on artificial intelligence in AV, sustainable design, and the future of remote collaboration.
Commemorating the 20th anniversary of ISE, the event featured special installations like the ISE Time Tunnel and Vintage Audio Museum, alongside tributes to industry pioneers. These elements not only celebrated the history and achievements of ISE but also underscored the industry’s resilience and adaptability.
Looking forward, ISE is set to return to Barcelona from 4 to 7 February 2025, promising another year of innovation and collaboration. The event remains a vital platform for professionals in the audiovisual and systems integration industry, fostering growth, knowledge exchange, and networking opportunities.
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About Integrated Systems Europe: ISE is the world-leading exhibition for professional AV and systems integration, offering a comprehensive showcase of technologies for commercial and residential applications. It is a joint venture of AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, and CEDIA, the global trade association for companies in the home technology space. For more details, visit www.iseurope.org.
About AVIXA®: AVIXA is the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry, known for producing InfoComm trade shows globally and co-owning Integrated Systems Europe. With more than 3,000 enterprise members, AVIXA serves as a hub for professional collaboration, certification, and market intelligence. Learn more at www.avixa.org.
About CEDIA®: CEDIA is the leading association for smart home professionals, dedicated to advancing the industry through advocacy, education, and certification. With over 30,000 members worldwide, CEDIA co-owns ISE and organizes CEDIA Expo, the largest residential technology show. More information is available at www.cedia.org.