December 18 - December 21
The iREX was first held in 1974, and it has since been held once every two years, marking its 23rd exhibition this year.
The previous exhibition, held in 2017, saw participating exhibitors from 612 companies and organizations, with a total of 2,775 booths which is the largest number ever. Exhibitors from outside Japan grew to 88 companies and organizations from 14 countries. Total visitor numbers exceeded 130,000 people, and the exhibition continued to capture attention from around the world as one of the largest robot trade shows in the world, with approximately 10,000 overseas visitors from 82 countries.
The event will be hosted at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan.