Hannover Messe 2021

Automation Energy Industrial equipment Maintenance Safety and security New technologies Supply
Apr 12, 2021 - Apr 16, 2021
Important: Hannover Messe 2021 will take place digitally!
Hannover Fairground, Hannover, Germany
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Regardless of whether you are looking for the latest technological solutions, international cooperation or career opportunities, Hannover Messe 2021 is the place for you. The event is being constantly updated and improved, enabling companies in attendance to make the most of the five trade fair days. In 2021, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Hannover Messe will reinvent itself as a fully digital platform, offering planning security and an international reach to its participants.

Each year the global trade show for industrial technology in Hannover results in around 6.5 million business contacts. This is merely one of the reasons why the Hannover Messe 2021 dates are on the agenda of more than 215,000 professionals. Key industry players choose Hannover Messe as the stage to introduce their products for the very first time, and these world premieres are a major draw. The spirit of innovation and transformation can be felt across all display categories - Automation, motion and drives, Digital ecosystems, Energy solutions, Engineered parts and solutions, Future hub and Logistics. For example, 2021 will see further applications of 5G and AI.


The number-one industrial trade fair Hannover Messe 2021 is scheduled on 12 - 16 April. Over 6500 exhibitors from 75 countries demonstrated future-oriented technology during the previous show. Approximately 215,000 visitors came to Hanover Fairground to experience the solutions which Industry 4.0, 5G and autonomous systems present for their business. The 5 days of the following Hannover Messe 2021 will be packed with trends, knowledge transfer and intersectoral collaboration.

Who can you meet there

The trade show welcomes companies specialised in industrial IT, R&D, integrated automation, energy systems and processes, etc. Professionals in 20+ different sectors benefit from their products. New talents are under the spotlight at the Young Tech Enterprise for start-ups and Young Engineers Day. The WoMenPower conference brings to the event women holding or aspiring to leadership positions. Top experts and government officials take part in Hannover Messe as well.

Past editions

What makes it special

Hannover Messe is a global platform for innovations, comprised of 6 interconnected trade shows. In 2021 they are: ComVac (focused on compressed air and vacuum technology), Digital Factory, Energy, Industrial Supply, IAMD (or Integrated Automation, Motion & Drives) and Research & Technology. The supporting programme of Hannover Messe contributes to these themes, revealing key current developments and opportunities. It features more than 1400 events, including no fewer than 80 conferences and forums.

What is new for Hannover Messe 2021

As a Partner Country at the edition, Indonesia will be under the spotlight during the Hannover Messe 2021 dates. It is a member state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and has the largest economy within the regional intergovernmental organisation. The island country will be represented through its Industry 4.0 achievements and digital innovations in the world of industrial technology.

After a thorough assessment of the health and travel complications related to the coronavirus outbreak, the organisers announced that the event would not take place in 2020. The new dates of Hannover Messe 2021 are 12 - 16 April.

Quick info

Organiser:Deutsche Messe AG
Frequency:every year
Sectors: Automation | Energy | Industrial equipment | Maintenance | Safety and security | New technologies | Supply
Website:Hannover Messe
Visitors:Tickets for Hannover Messe
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration

Important facts

  • 6500 Hannover Messe exhibitors in 2019
  • 60% international exhibitors
  • 227,000 sq m of exhibition area
  • 215,000 visitors
  • 40% international visitors

Next editions

Hannover Messe 2022

Apr 25, 2022 - Apr 29, 2022
Hannover Fairground

Hannover Messe 2023

Dates are not known yet
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Hannover Fairground

Messegelande, Hannover, Germany
Coordinates: 52.32742 , 9.80515

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