From October 17-20, 2017 under the motto "People matter", 1,930 exhibitors from 63 countries and more than 67,000 trade visitors attended the leading trade fair for personal protection, occupational safety and health at work A+A 2017 in Düsseldorf/Germany. The importance of health and safety in the workplace was emphasized at the event and the parallel congress for occupational safety and medicine.
The newest products and services for personal protection and safe operational procedures were shown on over 70,000 m2.
On the subject of “Future of Work”, the new A+A Highlight Rout was staged straight through all the halls. 12 exhibitors (among others Bornack, Honeywell, Uvex, Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance)) presented highlights from smart PPE, digitalization of work, and digital applications and solutions.