Welcome to an online matchmaking space for rail-sector buyers and experts.

The Waiting Lounge

Welcome to The Waiting Lounge, a business matchmaking platform for the railway sector. Here you can identify your potential business partners to meet with at our upcoming one-to-one meeting sessions.

Next one-to-one meetings will take place at:

  • IRS@InnoTrans, 20-23 September 2016, Berlin
  • International Railway Summit, 15-17 February 2017, Paris

Even if you have not registered for our one-to-one meeting services at InnoTrans or International Railway Summit 2017, you can apply to join the Waiting Lounge and tell us about your business requirements. This will help you decide on participation and it will help us make your potential participation as effective as possible.

This is a beta version with basic features only. For this reason, currently there is no sign up fee and it will be available for free forever for companies that join now.

Buyers

Experts

Get free advice on the latest trends and best practice from the world’s rail technology experts.

Step 1: Complete a questionnaire about your company and your project requirements.

Step 2: View recommended experts and shortlist suppliers you are interested in.

Step 3*: Select experts you would like to meet with at InnoTrans and/or International Railway Summit 2017.

Step 4*: We arrange your meetings.

Step 5*: Receive your individual meeting timetable, and you are ready to meet your preferred partners.

Eligibility: Senior executives involved in general management, technology or procurement, representing rail operators, rail infrastructure owners, national and local governments and rolling stock manufacturers.

*Available to buyers who have registered for IRS@InnoTrans and/or International Railway Summit 2017 only.

Meet potential customers informally and learn about their project requirements.

Step 1: Complete a questionnaire about your products and your target customers.

Step 2*: View recommended and matched buyers interested in your solutions, and get notified by email as new buyers register.

Step 3**: Select buyers you would like to meet with at InnoTrans and/or International Railway Summit 2017.

Step 4**: We arrange your meetings.

Step 5**: Receive your individual meeting timetable, and you are ready to meet your preferred partners.

Eligibility: Representatives of solution providers to the railway sector, including rolling stock manufacturers, component manufacturers, contractors, signalling and communications experts, IT solution providers, consultancies, and other service providers.

* Experts who have not registered for IRS@InnoTrans or International Railway Summit 2017 will not be able to see the full identities of matched buyers.

** Available to experts who have registered for IRS@InnoTrans and/or International Railway Summit only.