The Smartex annual 2-day Smart Transport event in Manchester attracted record numbers of attendees and sponsors.  171 industry stakeholders benefited from over 40 short presentations, and all of the main suppliers to the Smart Transport industry supported the event and exhibited their products and services.  The benefits of receiving the latest news from transport operators, the opportunity to learn of the current system developments from service providers, and the possibilities for networking within the sector yielded some glowing testimonials from attendees.