SMM Hamburg 2024

Boats Boat accessories Shipbuilding Port equipment Offshore technology
Sep 3, 2024 - Sep 6, 2024
Hamburg Messe und Congress, Hamburg, Germany
Messeplatz 1
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SMM Hamburg is the leading international trade fair for Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology regularly amassing almost 40 000 professional visitors and 2 000 exhibitors and holding a number one position on the world expo stage. The next event edition will be held in its usual location in Hamburg Messe from 3rd to 6th September 2024, possibly setting a new attendance record.

Held under the patronage of Olaf Scholz the SMM 2024 exhibition will deliver an impressive product assortment complete with products covering all verticals, including digitalisation, environment, maritime security and defence, career and passenger shipping. Exhibiting at SMM solidifies established companies' commercial success and opens immense business opportunities for innovative Start-Ups at one of the joint stand areas Start-ups@SMM.

Over the four busy exhibition days, numerous networking formats will promote business exchange, building contacts, and learning between international business and naval delegations. Participants can take advantage from the MariMatch program or join the Wine o'clock social for a more relaxed and communicative meeting place. SMM 2024 conference program will feature themed Transition stages inviting leading industry experts to present the latest findings on numerous relevant topics from Green transition to Cruise and Ferry developments.

As soon as your registration for SMM 2024 is confirmed, contact ExpoBeds for help booking a comfortable hotel fitting your budget in Hamburg. Our travel agents will be happy to provide you with a preview of selected properties matching your budget, group size and location preferences. Receive your free personalised SMM 2024 hotel offer today.


The biennial SMM Hamburg is the key international maritime trade fair. The upcoming SMM Hamburg 2022 edition will take place on 6 - 9 September 2022. Over 2300 exhibitors and 50,000 visitors are expected to join the event. Covering the entire value chain, SMM 2022 will also address the latest standards and regulations with impact on the maritime industry. SMM’s 5 themed routes - Cruise & Ferry Route, Digital Route, Green Route, Job Route and Security Route - will enable easier navigation among the services and innovations presented at the trade show.

Past editions

What makes it special

The novelties in the maritime industry are highlighted by the event programme, featuring workshops, symposia and seminars delivered by leading experts. Many of these important topics become apparent throughout the trade fair, accompanied by relevant solutions. During SMM 2022, special attention will be devoted to big data, cyber security and environmental changes in regard to the industry. The recently added Green Route at SMM reflects the need for sustainable concepts. Clean alternatives to existing practices are discussed and showcased.

Quick info

Organiser:Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH
Frequency:every 2 years
Next Edition:SMM Hamburg 2026 
Sectors: Boats | Boat accessories | Shipbuilding | Port equipment | Offshore technology
Website:SMM Hamburg
Visitors:Tickets for SMM Hamburg
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 2000 exhibitors in 2022
  • 93.000 sq m of exhibition area
  • 30,000 professional visitors
  • 100 countries represented
  • 16 start-up pitches in 2022

Next editions

SMM Hamburg 2026

Dates are not known yet 
Hamburg Messe und Congress
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Hamburg Messe und Congress

Messeplatz 1, Hamburg, Germany
Coordinates: 53.56318 , 9.97494
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