Fira de Barcelona Gran Via
1-4 June 2021

Content and Conferences at ISE

The old rules no longer apply; fast-moving times require new thinking. As we build the new normal, the ISE 2021 conference programme will equip you with the latest strategies and best practice – whichever kinds of AV solutions you work with.

With conferences devoted to areas ranging from smart building to digital learning, from smart workplaces to digital signage, we’ll keep you ahead of the curve.

ISE is the leading event for the pro AV industry – it’s where we come together to build our future. Make sure you’re a part of the conversation at ISE 2021.

Smart Building Summit

The must-attend pan-European conference for professionals working in the smart buildings, smart homes and smart workplaces industry.

The Next Web

As part of a major new partnership with ISE, The Next Web will present daily keynotes and live RISE Spotlight events on the Main Stage.

XR Summit

From the way we collaborate and design, to education, training and marketing, the XR industry has a vital role to play in a post-COVID world. XR Summit 2021 invites you to be a part of this transformation and conversation.

Control Rooms Summit

Examine business and technology strategies for control rooms across a wide range of vertical markets.


AudioForum is a full day educational event dedicated to audio professionals, systems integrators and installers – comprising seminars, workshops, updates and networking. Presented by Connessioni.


AGORA is the international conference for technology in sporting venues – exploring the benefits of the latest technologies, trends and techniques through panel discussions, case studies and expert keynote speakers. Presented by Mondiale.

Digital Signage Summit

Digital signage has never been more valuable for retailers, enterprises and in public spaces than in these fast-changing times. The 2021 will discuss emerging trends such as green signage, sustainability, MicroLED and market consolidation activity.

Digital Learning Summit

Which trends are here to stay and which AV technologies are boosting learning experiences? From VR & AR, to cameras and microphones and videoconferencing software – AV providers, integrators, futurists and educators come together for a rounded discussion on the future of digital learning.

Workplace Evolution Summit

What will the future of work look like and what role will your technology play in the end game? ISE’s conference is here to help you tick off everything you need to get up to date with the latest tech in smarter, more collaborative workspaces.

Superyacht Technology Conference

Superyacht Technology Conference will be the first ever conference dedicated purely to superyacht technology, hosting inspiring global technology speakers, technology thought leaders, immersive hands on demos and workshops. Presented by Superyacht Technology News.

attractionsTECH by blooloop

Explore how state-of-the-art technology is enabling theme parks, museums, water parks, zoos and cultural and heritage attractions to develop increasingly sophisticated and immersive experiences. Presented by blooloop.

Why you should get involved

  • Networking: ISE Conferences bring together the people and companies redefining the global AV industry. Experts come together to share ideas, meet future business partners and seek advice from people who’ve done it all before.
  • Knowledge and learning: In our current climate, building knowledge and up-skilling has never been more important. Our informative sessions inspire and equip you with the information and tools to lead your organisation.
  • Lead generation: Open up your organisation to a whole new audience. With thousands of AV leaders and end users tuned into our content, you’re just a message away from valuable new leads that will keep delivering long after the conference ends.

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Participants reflect on ISE 2020’s wide-ranging conference programme

Exhibitors share their excitement about ISE’s move to Barcelona in 2021

ISE is partnering with The Next Web in Barcelona. Here’s the tech conference organiser’s report from ISE 2020

ISE conferences showcase thought leaders

At ISE 2020, our programme of 14 conferences drew more than 200 prominent expert speakers. Some of those participating can be seen below

Angelica Krystle-Donati

Angelica Krystle-Donati
Donati Immobiliare Group

Elisa Rönkä
European Lead for Smart Office

Erik Ubels

Ersan Ersoy
Head of Network Planning Solutions

Jon Thompson
Collaboration Solutions Architect
Barclays Bank

José Daenen
Director of Operations
LVNL – Air Traffic Control
The Netherlands

Michael Levie
citizenM hotels

Rachelle Peterson
Global Director, Commercial Distribution
CNN International

Thierry Bru
OCC Service Manager
ESA (European Space Agency)

Thorsten Mueller
Head of Global Group Building and Home Automation Solutions

Top brands attend ISE conferences

The ISE 2020 conference programme drew end-user attendees from a broad range of vertical sectors. Here are some of the well-known brands that were represented

Barcelona FC
Coca Cola
Johan Cruuf Arena