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Following an enthusiastic response from the industry last year, ISE is returning with an even bigger show in 2023.

Exhibitor space is already just under 52,000 sqm, which is over 30% larger than in 2022. 

With the exhibition floor filling up and even more features than last year, it’s a great sign that people are ready for ISE 2023. Leading names such as Absen, Blackmagic Design, Barco, Christie, Crestron, Google, KNX, LANG, LG, Logitech, Panasonic, Samsung, Shure, Snap One, Sony

ISE is an essential part of the calendar for the AV industry. It is where globally important brands launch products, where people come to see, hear, and experience the products, services and solutions that are transforming attractions, retail, hospitality, education, the corporate environment, live events... It is a chance to meet people, do business and make connections that deliver real business benefits. And of course, it is a place to come to be inspired, to learn and develop skills.

What technologies can visitors expect to see at ISE 2023?

In addition to the leading names on show, there is plenty to experience at ISE 2023. Once again, the organization uses Technology Zones to group exhibitors with similar technologies; this approach makes it easy for attendees to find and compare the solutions they are looking for and saves them time. The Technological Zones are:

  • Unified Communications (Hall 2)
  • Education Technology (Hall 2)
  • Residential & Smart Building (Hall 2)
  • Multi Technology (Halls 3 & 5)
  • Digital Signage & DooH (Hall 6)
  • NEW Content Production and Distribution (Hall 6)
  • Audio (Hall 7) and NEW Audio Demo Rooms (Hall 8.0)
  • Lighting & Staging (Hall 7)


Brand new at ISE 2023, the Content Production and Distribution Technology Zone in Hall 6 will highlight the technologies and solutions used in content production and distribution. An additional 70 exhibitors in the remaining halls will reflect this trend as a growing market sector for AV system integration professionals.

Also new are the audio demo rooms in Hall 8.0, with exhibitors including Martin Audio, Holoplot, Void Acoustics, AED and d&b audiotechnik etc.

It will also be important to schedule the Congress Square area, right in the heart of the show. It's a bustling area full of innovations and interesting stands including the Catalonia Pavilion, Barcelona City Hall, the inspiring Discovery Zone, ISE's Influencer & Impact Lounges, the International Media Showcase, as well as an area dedicated to creative of networks.


Appointments to schedule

ISE announced its ISE 2023 keynote speaker, BK Johannessen, Unreal Engine Business Director for Streaming and Live Events at Epic Games.

The keynote address entitled All Paths Lead to Real-Time will take place on Tuesday, January 31 at 17:15 in Conference Suite CC4.1. As one industry after another embraces real-time display technology, Johannessen will look at how content creators are applying game industry innovations to their projects, from cutting-edge streaming virtual production studios to real-time graphics. for media and entertainment, live events, architecture...

About the conference program

There will also be a full four-day conference programme, organized by ISE co-owners CEDIA and AVIXA, which will run parallel to the show.

  • Smart Buildings Conference
  • Digital Signage Summit
  • Control Room Summit
  • Content Production and Distribution Summit
  • Smart Home Technology Conference produced by CEDIA
  • Educational Technology Summit
  • Smart Workplace Summit
  • Live Events Summit


This year the conferences will be held away from the bustle of the exhibition hall. Located in two CC Suite rooms above the exhibition, the new space offers a dedicated area to absorb high-impact panel discussions and thought-provoking keynotes.


Immersive experience

The fair focuses on "the immersive experience", seeking a fully circular and impactful visitor interaction. Also and over the years, ISE has grown both in physical space and in its offer for visitors. It has focused on expanding its audience to include various market sectors such as live events, venues, education, retail and many more to make ISE an inclusive experience.


For who visits Barcelona for the first time

The vibrant city of Barcelona is known for its beautiful architecture, glorious beaches, enticing gastronomy and much more, so as well as a rich programme of content for ISE 2023, there’s plenty to explore outside of the show.

We’ll be encouraging visitors to explore the city with a number of activities happening during the week and into the weekend, using the power of AV, systems integration and lighting. Llum BCN, festival of the light arts, takes place from 3 - 5 February and we are delighted to be sponsors.ISE 2023 2 HI

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