Hamburg Messe und Congress, Hamburg, Germany



SMM is a powerful platform which serves the maritime industry. It is held every two years at Messe Frankfurt. The trade fair gathers the most influential companies in the sector and offers a stage for gathering information, networking, assuring business deals and contributing to the sector‘s modernisation.

Hamburg‘s SMM 2018 will offer to the visitors a showcase of the entire spectrum of the maritime industry. The products and services will be separated into 14 different categories as follows:

  • Shipbuilding/shipyard industry
  • Ship fittings and equipment
  • Prime movers/ propulsion systems
  • Auxiliary systems for propulsion
  • Ship operation equipment
  • Cargo handling systems
  • Electrical engineering/electronics
  • Marine technology
  • Ports and port technology
  • Maritime services
  • Naval weapon systems
  • Shipbrokers and charterers
  • Shipowners
  • Media

Additionally, the 2018 edition of the maritime fair in Hamburg will offer a new 3500 sq.m hall focused entirely on green propulsion and eco-friendly technology within the industry.

The trade fair attracts 2200 exhibitors and 50,000 visitors and decision makers looking to expand their business and strengthen their professional network. This high satisfaction rate as well as the big number of businesses attending SMM on every edition are strong signals that the exhibition is a must-visit for all professionals in the maritime business.

Hotels near SMM

  • Direct contracts with a great variety of hotels
  • Special exhibitor and visitor rates available
  • Customised expo travel booking system
  • Personal travel management at no extra cost
  • Save on average €810 and 25 business hours per booked expo trip

Hamburg is a business travel destination through the entire year. The scale of SMM combined with the constant flow of travellers make finding accommodation near Messe Hamburg during the days of the event rather difficult. A total of nearly 40% of attendees of the trade fair and its adjacent conferences will come from abroad.

Fair Point GmbH has secured contracts with some of the most preferred hotels within a reasonable distance of the venue. Send us a request or choose from the list of SMM Hamburg 2018 hotels we have in stock. We will best match your need regarding budget, hotel location and amenities and travel connections.

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Domestic exhibitors706n/an/a
Domestic visitors25 960n/an/a
Foreign exhibitors1 532n/an/a
Foreign visitors21 326n/an/a

Venue: Hamburg Messe und Congressdetails

Founded in: 1963

Industry: Boats, Boat Accessories, Shipbuilding, Port Equipment, Offshore Technology

Frequency: every two years

Where: Hamburg, Germany

Organiser: Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH

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Travel Info For Smm

Airport: Hamburg Airport 9.4 km

Railway station: Hamburg Hauptbahnhof 2.6 km

Subway station: Messehallen 0.6 km

How to get to Hamburg Messe und Congress

By Rail

  • U-bahn line U2 to Messehallen Station
  • U-bahn line U3 to Sternschanze / Messe Station
  • U-bahn line U1 to Stephansplatz Station
  • S-bahn lines S21 and S31 to Hamburg-Sternschanze Station

By Bus

  • Bus line 35 to Hamburg Messe / Eingang Ost bus stop
  • Bus lines M4 and M5 to Grindelhof bus stop

By Car

  • GPS coordinates: latitude 53.562710 ; longitude 9.975647
Map of Hamburg Messe und Congress

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Our Clients

Umar Shipping Services Ltd | WSR Services Ltd

Very professional and efficient. Our last minute changes were handled with no problems

Maria Potamitou

Booked for: SMM 2018