Hannover Messe 2018

The Hannover Messe is the world's leading trade fair for technology combining leading international trade fair (Industrial Automation, MDA, Energy, Digital Factory, Comvac, Industrial Supply und Research & Technology) under one roof. So the exhibition offers a unique theme and product range and reflects with the topics of these leading trade fairs, overlapping each other specifically, the entire industrial value chain ranging from individual components to intelligent factory. This is also reflected in the motto of the Hanover Fair: the technology world comes to Hanover. Exhibitors have the opportunity to fully exploit the market potential of their company and its products and to establish business across industries. Furthermore, recent trends and new developments are discussed in numerous forums in detail. The fair is open to both trade visitors and to the general public and is held once a year at the exhibition center in Hanover. The fair has its origins in the Export Fair Hanover, which took place first in 1947 and with with the foundation for the establishment of the Hannover Exhibition Square at the international level was laid.

The Hannover Messe will take place on 5 days from Monday, 23. April to Friday, 27. April 2018 in Hanover.


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professional visitors and general public


23.04.2018 - 27.04.2018* 

Monday - Friday, 5 days

Trade Show Contact

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Local time:

02:59 h (UTC +1)

Fair organizer

Deutsche Messe AG


30521 Hanover, Germany

Tel: +49 (0)511 890

Fax: +49 (0)511 8932626

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Product groups: additive manufacturing systems, air compressors, air conditioning technology, analyzing technology, application software, automation software, automation technology, batteries, biomimicry, brake systems, building automation, building technology, coating materials, coating technology, communication software, compressed air technology, control systems engineering, control technology, distribution systems, drive technology, electrical components, electroplating technology, energy plant construction, energy storage systems, energy supply, environmental technology, factory equipment, fluid technology, fuel treatment systems, fuels, gas compressors, gas technology, generators, heating technology, hybrid vehicles, hydraulics, instrumentation, insulation materials, joint technology, laser technology, lightweight construction, linear technology, lubricants, lubrication systems, magnet technology, maintenance software, manufacturing technology, materials, micro-actuator systems, motors, nanotechnology, offshore plants, onshore plants, paint spraying equipment, paints, pipeline engineering, pipelines, pneumatic equipment, pneumatic tools, pneumatics, power converter, power generation equipment, power plant engineering, power plants, primary cells, refrigeration technology, robotics, scheduling software, sensor technology, superconductors, switchboards, switchgear, vacuum technology, ventilation technology, visualization systems, water technology, wind turbines, wiring, …

Industry sectors: Automation, Automation Technology, Drive Engineering, Electrical, Energy, Industry, Manufacturing Technology, Process Technology, Renewable Energy, Surface Engineering, …

Fairs of these Sectors: Automation Technology Trade Shows, Automation Trade Fairs, Electronics & Electrical Trade Fairs, Energy Trade Shows, Exhibitions for Drive Engineering, Industry Trade Shows, Renewable Energy Trade Shows, Trade Fairs for manufacturing technology, Trade Shows for Process Technology, Trade Shows for Surface Engineering & Coatings, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.