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Press Release

August 23, 2023

Third Mobility Cleaning Circle promotes dialogue between the mobility and cleaning industries

• Joint project of InnoTrans and CMS Berlin, the leading trade fair for cleaning and hygiene
• Exclusive dialogue platform features a specialist forum, networking events and live demonstrations
• Live demonstrations on all four days of CMS Berlin

Public transport vehicles that are clean both in terms of emissions and hygiene standards are an important quality aspect. Cleanliness is a feelgood factor for every passenger and always belongs on board. While the leading international trade fair that is InnoTrans 2024 will be presenting transport technology and mobility innovations, at CMS Berlin from 19 to 22 September 2023 the focus will be on commercial cleaning technology and hygiene. Cleaning solutions for public transport vehicles are where both industries combine their expertise. “At the Mobility Cleaning Circle on 20 September 2023, CMS Berlin will offer representatives of the cleaning industry and transport sector an exclusive platform for exchanging views on the latest requirements, needs and solutions in order to achieve even higher levels of cleanliness and sustainability for cleaning public transport vehicles“, said Kerstin Schulz, director of InnoTrans.

Increased passenger numbers and new challenges

The ‘49 euro ticket’ and the holiday season have led to a large increase in passenger numbers. Trains, buses, trams, underground trains and stations have always been very busy spaces, which is one reason why cleaning requirements there are higher. Be it daily cleaning, cleaning on board, deep cleaning, special cleaning services for floors, seats, windows and grab rails – cleanliness and hygiene are important in a wide range of areas. That is where the Mobility Cleaning Circle (MCC) comes in, by bringing the cleaning industry together with mobility providers and enabling them to exchange new ideas.

Specialist forum, networking events and guided tour

On 20 September the MCC will focus on these latest challenges and present examples of best practices. At the joint platform of InnoTrans and CMS Berlin, representatives of both industries invited to this exclusive event can explore synergies and the possibility of joint ventures. The MCC 2023 will kick off at 10.30 a.m. with an expert discussion on ’Sustainability in cleaning public transport vehicles’. Taking part in the panel discussion will be Enrico Sosinski, chief customer officer, DR. SCHNELL GmbH & Co. KGaA; Tanja Reilly, senior strategic account executive, EcoVadis, and Tom Dreiner, managing director, transport maintenance and building cleaning services at WISAG Gebäudereinigung Holding GmbH & Co. KG. An invitation has also been extended to a transport industry expert. A guided tour of individual exhibitors at the fair will follow at 1 p.m. The Mobility Cleaning Circle targets a select audience. To register please visit

Experience four days of live demonstrations between Halls 1.2 and 3.2

Before and after 20 September visitors to CMS Berlin will also be able to watch live demonstrations of various cleaning services on buses. These will take place on every day of the fair (19 – 22 September) between Halls 1.2 and 3.2.

About CMS Berlin

At CMS Berlin 2019, on an area of more than 31,000 square metres in the halls and on the outdoor display area, around 450 exhibitors from 25 countries, the highest number to date, displayed a comprehensive overview of products and services from all areas of commercial cleaning technology. Some 25,000 representatives of the industry, including around 21,000 trade visitors from 80 countries and every cleaning market, came to the four-day event to find out about the latest products and services on the commercial cleaning market.

CMS Berlin is organised by Messe Berlin GmbH and takes place every two years. The following professional organisations are sponsors of the event: the Federal Guild Association of the Cleaning Trade (BIV), Bonn; the Cleaning Systems Trade Association in the German Mechanical Engineering Industry Association (VDMA) Frankfurt/Main; and the Hygiene Industry Association (IHO), Frankfurt/Main.

About InnoTrans

InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade show for transport technology and takes place every two years in Berlin. The five segments at InnoTrans comprise Railway Technology, Railway Infrastructure, Public Transport, Interiors and Tunnel Construction. InnoTrans is organised by Messe Berlin GmbH. In 2022, 2,771 exhibitors from 56 countries exhibited their products and services to 132,319 trade visitors from 137 countries. 128 vehicles and 14 buses were shown on the outdoor display site and Bus Display. The next InnoTrans will take place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 24 to 27 September 2024. For more information: