Elmia Subcontractor

Sweden , Jönköping
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Coronavirus Event Update

Elmia Subcontractor 2022 will occur as a hybrid exhibition between 15.11.2022 and 17.11.2022. The hosting dates for the event have been changed due to the pandemic. Strict Covid-19 prevention measures will be implemented at the Elmia Exhibition Centre in Jonkoping, Sweden. The safety plan will include: 

  • Instructions on physical distancing and hygiene measures will be posted in the entry and registration areas. This includes clear floor markings that will serve as a reminder of the importance of maintaining social distance. To avoid congestions, the venue will have separate entrances and exits. Changes will also affect meeting rooms and exhibition spaces. There will be seating alternations to maintain social distance.
  • Attendees must download their tickets online to prevent congestions. Attendees must use non - contact cards for cash payments whenever possible.
  • When visiting the fair, visitors must always wear face masks. They must keep their hands clean on a regular basis. The venue will provide masks and disinfectant dispensers to make the tasks easier.

Because of travel bans, attendants may be required to show upon arrival in Sweden negative test results. 

A Brief Overview of Elmia Subcontractor

Elmia Subcontractor is the international trade show dedicated to immense and diverse field of subcontracting. It gathers professionals of the metal, rubber, plastic and engineering sectors into a place to discuss intersectionality as well as reveal the newest and best in industrial supplies. It’s one of the definitive shows of its kind in Northern Europe with Jonkoping, Sweden serving as the host for every new edition.

Our team knows exactly where to look in order to present you with the most suitable hotel bookings for international fairs. Business travel is our forte and you can count on us to receive great hotel accommodation for Elmia Subcontractor at preferential prices. We have a large database of hotels in Jonkoping and find the lowest rates on the market for your price category. Access to public transport is another factor in choosing deals for you!

Why Your Visit Is Worth It

Subcontracting branches off into several skill-specific trades and to have an entire trade fair that unites related professionals under one roof is a smart decision. The convenience draws in clients with sizeable budgets, attracted to access to so many professionals. You can see this reflected in the statistics:

  • 1200 international exhibitors are set to demonstrate their products and services;
  • 30 countries represented;
  • 15,000 international trade visitors are projected to attend.

Industry Relevance

Before we delve deep into the focus of Elmia Subcontractor, we want to tell you about its history so you get a better understanding of the trade show. The very first edition was held back in 1975 at the Elmia Exhibition Centre and since then it’s been occurring once every year early in winter. Open only to a professional audience, the show marries a business mindset with a focus on technical innovation across the entire supply chain. Product categories feature machine tools, machine components, machinery components, manufacturing processes, assembly equipment, raw materials, semi-finished goods, connection equipment and electronics components among others. It’s the perfect opportunity to stimulate sales numbers and research which markets are open to you.

Who Are You Going to Meet?

Elmia Subcontractor has a stronger hold over European markets as exhibitors are often from the host country (Sweden) along with Portugal, Poland, Denmark, Finland, Hungary. There’s also representatives from every major industry including the automotive, machine building and electro/electronics industry. Volvo Car Corporation, FM Mattson Mora Group AB, Inxide, FKG and GT Prototypes are some of the companies to have sent representatives to survey the program. But if you think that the trade show is only a place for corporate giants, think again. Organizers at Elmia Subcontractor have added Ignite Elmia – a matchmaking feature that puts startups into the spotlight and connects them to established vendors.

News Regarding the Past Editions

2021 edition

Elmia Subcontractor's 2021 rendition featured a change in the hosting format because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Organisers hosted the trade show as a hybrid event comprising a physical exhibition and a complimentary digital platform. This enabled the 9,652 visitors and 770 exhibitors to take part in virtual or in-person form depending on their situation. In-person participants had to adhere to stringent Covid-19 safety protocols when attending the in-person aspect at the Elmia Exhibition Centre. Among them were strict mask-wearing and social distancing regulations. The attendees represented 28 countries, including Sweden, Germany, and Norway. 

Past editions

Elmia Subcontractor 2021

09.11.2021 - 12.11.2021

Elmia Subcontractor

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Cancelled because of COVID 19


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How to get to Elmia Subcontractor

On Foot

On Foot

from Jönköping Resecentrum (central station) = 56 min walk (4.5km)


By Car

from Jönköping Resecentrum (central station) = 9 min drive (4.5km)

from Jönköping Airport = 14 min drive (14.7km)


By Public Transport

from Jönköping Resecentrum (central station) take either bus nr 1 or 18 for 10 stops to Rosenlundsbadet. From there you have additional 2 min walk to the entrance (total = 23 min)

from Jönköping Airport: go to bus stop Jönköping flygplats and take nr 27 to Jönköping Östra centrum (20 stations) from there switch to bus nr 1 fro another 8 stops. In 2 min walk you will be infront of the fair. (total = 53 min)

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