About the conference

The first edition of the International Conference of Weighing (ICW) took place from 24 to 26 April 2023 in Hamburg Germany. The theme of the conference was ‘Digitalisation in a global digital world’. The conference aims was at bringing together stakeholders in the weighing sector for a 3-day conference with presentations on state of the art developments in the weighing industry. Moreover, it was be an excellent opportunity to meet stakeholders from all over the world. We were pleased to welcome 230 participants from 25 countries to Hamburg for the first ICW!

The International Conference of Weighing is organised by a partnership of national, regional and global organisations active in the weighing sector in cooperation with VDMA Services GmbH. The partnership aims at bringing together stakeholders in the weighing sector from all over the world for a conference with outstanding presentations. CECIP, the European weighing industry association, is the host of the first edition of the ICW.

The main partners are:

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– Bureau International des Poids et Mesures

- Chamber of Manufacturers of Weighing and Measuring Instruments from Argentina
CECIP logo CECIP – European weighing industry association
CWIA logo CWIA – China Weighing Instrument Association
JMIF logo JMIF – Japan Measuring Instrument Federation
Kasto logo KASTO – Korea Association of Standards & Testing Organization (KASTO) is an association supporting the government's legal metrology and conformity assessment tasks
OIML Logo OIML – International Legal Metrology Organisation
REMESP logo REMESP – Metrological Network of the State of São Paulo from Brazil
WIAA logo WIAA - Weighing Industry Association of Australia

Organizations that are interested in joining the ICW partnership are always welcome to contact CECIP.


VDMA Services – main organizer:

The VDMA Services GmbH is a fully-owned service subsidiary of VDMA, that not only supports the participation of the German engineering industry in more than 60 fairs all over the world, but also offers fair and event management as a professional full service by the Expo Management department.

Fairs, conventions and events play a central role in the marketing mix of any company. They are excellent tools for development and handling of markets. Hence, a key service of our association is the development and support of fair concepts which meet the actual needs of each industry segment and strengthen the position of the capital goods industry.


Tim Hamers

Tel.: +32 2 706 82 15

E-Mail: tim.hamers@cecip.eu