This year of the International Engineering Fair (MSV) in Brno offered the expositions of 1,504 firms from 32 countries. They were viewed by 75,000 visitors. The information was provided by exhibition company Brněnské Veletrhy. For the first time ever, the Brno exhibition centre hosted an extraordinary session of the Czech government which discussed e.g. documents for the support of industry, export and technical education. The main topics were Industry 4.0 and the onset of smart production processes.