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ITS World Congress brings in more than $45 million

World stage: Melbourne played host to the 2016 ITS World Congress which saw delegates from all around the world flock to the city.

World’s biggest traffic conference labelled success for supporters of new technology

General News logo19 May 2017

By IAN PORTER

- Last year’s Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress brought in $46.6 million for the city of Melbourne, twice as much as originally predicted, and put the Victorian capital on the map as a leader in transport technology.

- Figures from the State Government and ITS Australia (ITSA), which led the organising of the event, also show that the total number of delegates reached 11,500 from Australia and 72 other countries, which was more than 50 per cent greater than planned said ITSA chairman Brian Negus.

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