The Trade Fair for urban and regional planners in the Greater Eastern region of France

URBEST is a trade fair devoted public space and urban planning, bringing together all the major players involved in public procurement: institutional partners specialising in management, services, urban planning and the development of local communities.

This trade show acts as a platform for developing commercial relations and contacts between decision-makers and suppliers. It provides an opportunity for meetings, discussions and debates with elected representatives and decision-makers from the local authorities in the Greater Eastern region of France.

Organised and hosted by Metz Expo Evénements, this year's fair will be held at the Metz Métropole Convention and Exhibition Centre from 21 to 23 January 2020.


A key underlying theme: transition

In 2020, URBEST will be focusing on the topic of transition, be it in terms of energy, digital technology or society.

This year, the exhibitors will represent products and services in direct relation with the current issues facing elected officials and citizens. Nearly 300 companies and brands will be exhibiting at the show, highlighting new areas of expertise, such as: energy transition, digital applications for public organisations, urban development, health and social life, new solutions for mobility, safety and security, education and childcare, etc.

The show includes a comprehensive programme of conferences, workshops and training sessions on the burning topics that face today's elected officials.


Highlights of the 2020 programme   

Dans le cadre de cette 26ème édition, se dérouleront de nombreux temps forts, parmi eux :

  • The 26th Urbest will include several key events and highlights:

  • The General Assembly of France's rural mayors, followed by a gala dinner, which all the exhibitors and partners of the exhibition are invited to attend,

  • The symposium of the Grand Est region, addressing the key topics of 2020,

  • A conference focusing on cross-border mobility issues with the partners of the Region,

  • A specific event devoted to General Services Managers,

  • The FNSA conference - French National Federation of Unions for Sanitation and Industrial Maintenance,

  • The second Innovation Awards, in partnership with Les Tablettes Lorraines (weekly economic magazine).