The Lifting, Industrial & Port Handling and Heavy Transport Show

5-7 October 2023

Piacenza Expo – Via Tirotti 11, Fraz. Le Mose, 29100 Piacenza (Italy)

For more information: 
Mediapoint & Exhibitions s.r.l.
Phone +39 0105704948


The biggest European show dedicated to users of machinery and equipment for lifting, industrial and port handling and heavy transport vehicols. 

 GIS is sponsored by all the most important Italian and foreign trade associations as well as by several italian institutional bodies. 






Square meters inside area


Square meters outside area

Who visits the GIS – The categories of visitors

  • Access & Crane rental companies
  • General Rental Companies
  • Construction and building contractors
  • Lifting and heavy transport contractors
  • Trucking companies
  • Plant engineering and maintenance contractors
  • Plant construction contractors
  • Metal fabrication companies
  • Electrical and telecomm contractors
  • Roofing contractors
  • Placard and public lighting contractors
  • Gardening, tree-care and forestry contractors
  • Wind farms operators
  • Painting works and naval maintenance contractors
  • Removals companies
  • Cleaning contractors
  • Precast concrete companies
  • Demolition contractors
  • Scrap and recycling companies
  • Marble and granite trading companies
  • Shipyards
  • Port authorities and terminals
  • Logistic and intermodal centers
  • Large-scale retail, shopping centers
  • Rail companies and airport authorities
  • Breakdown assistance, Fire Brigade, Civil Defence
  • Municipalities, utility companies
  • Police and Armed Forces
  • Distributors, Agents, Dealers
  • Industrial vehicle dealers
  • Service and spare parts centers
  • Training centers, consulting and certification firms
  • Safety Authorities

Conferences and Workshops


Conferences and Workshops



 Alongside GIS, a lot of highly specialized conferences will be held with speakers of international relevance. 


GIS BY NIGHT - Food & Drinks

“GIS by Night” is the special evening which will be held on October 6th: all the exhibitors and their most important customers are entertained in this networking event by taking advantage of the rich wine and -gastronomic offers positioned throughout the fairgrounds.


The distribution of food and drinks connected to the “GIS by Night” event will begin around 7.30 pm, at the end of the ILTA 2023 award ceremony, which this year will take place in the adjacent Pala Banca starting at 6:30 pm to finish after about 1 hour.


The access will be allowed to all people having the ticket to participate in the “GIS by Night”.


The staff responsible for the distribution of food and drink at “GIS by Night” will ask EVERYONE to show the appropriate badge before being able to administer the relative service.






As tradition, the events ITALA-Italian Terminal and Logistic Awards, ITALPLATFORM-Italian Access Platform Awards and ILTA-Italian Lifting & Transportation Awards will be held at GIS, events that will be an important networking moment among the most important operators of the above mentioned sectors.