Deutsche Messe, Hannover/Germany

Deutsche Messe, Hannover/Germany
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We are a leading operator of international capital goods trade fairs staged in Hannover, Germany, and at various locations around the world. We are constantly expanding and enhancing our tradeshow portfolio and market expertise. We team up with our customers – exhibitors and visitors – and are in close touch with user industries, and thus able to truly deliver on the claim expressed in our mission statement: "Benchmark for lead generation worldwide". Our extensive portfolio consists of trade fairs that serve their ten respective industries in a highly targeted way.

Trade fairs at a glance



Our energy-related trade fairs feature the solutions needed to meet the energy needs of the future around the world. How do the needs of different countries differ? How far have smart technologies and solutions already come in today's energy sector? What impact will digitalization have? What is happening with smart communication grids? How will worldwide energy production and consumption be managed in the future?

If you want to know how the energy market is evolving and keep pace with the latest developments, our trade shows are a must, for example:



Innovative and energy-saving forklift trucks and industrial vehicles, complex and fully automated handling systems, cranes, lifting equipment and hydraulic platforms, shelf and storage systems, the latest system controls and developments in the logistics IT field, auto ID systems, robotic logistics and packaging engineering for intralogistics – it’s all there for you at HANNOVER MESSE and CeMAT.
CeMAT is also an export hit present on several continents, in the form of:

Floor Coverings


Want a sneak preview of upcoming fashions and trends in the international floor coverings scene?

Are you looking for inspiration, innovative design ideas, new leads or new international business partners?

Then DOMOTEX is the show for you! Every year, the DOMOTEX team presents the latest new and emerging trends in floor coverings at DOMOTEX in Hannover, Germany, and at three other key global market hubs:

Woodworking / Wood processing


Are you interested in tools and machinery for custom and mass production? Do you specialize in surface finishing solutions, wood-based panel production or sawmill technology? Are you interested in energy from wood, machine components or automation technology? Does your business revolve around forestry technology? If the answer to any of these questions is "yes", then you can't afford to miss LIGNA .

If it’s innovation you’re looking for, you will find it first at LIGNA, the world’s leading trade fair for wood-industry machinery, plant, tools and equipment. Held in Hannover, it presents a vast array of pioneering technologies, large-scale machines and intelligent Industry 4.0 solutions. Besides LIGNA, our portfolio of international trade shows for woodworking and wood processing technology includes the following events to help you grow your international business:

Safety, Security & Fire Protection

Safety, Security & Fire Protection

The portfolio of events on the topics of fire protection, preventive fire protection, rescue services, civil protection and security continues to grow.

In addition to the world's leading trade fair INTERSCHUTZ in Hannover, we also present this field of competence in Italy, Australia, the USA and China:



Digitalization is a global megatrend, and we have the perfect lineup of trade shows to track and shape its many effects and manifestations in international contexts of business and society. Our key platforms for addressing the digital transformation of our world are:

Developments like artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, autonomous systems, 3D printing, humanoid service robots, drones and the Internet of Things are all important expressions of this transformation. The Internet of Things, in particular, stands for a whole range of new and positive forms of cooperation and interaction between humans and technology. The CEBIT Events Worldwide are a must if you want to know where this amazing digitalization journey might take you next.

Automotive Events Worldwide


The worldwide commercial vehicle shows of Deutsche Messe are therefore an important meeting place for all manufacturers, suppliers, fleet owners and operators. They are showcases for technological developments, innovations and trends as well as marketplaces for international business.

In the transportation and logistics industry, there will still be a lot of work to do in the near future to realize more vehicle safety, low-emission propulsion technology, high transport efficiency and lower maintenance costs for fleet operators.

Metal Processing Worldwide


The metal-processing trade shows staged by Deutsche Messe around the globe thus serve as a prime hub for the entire sector while highlighting technological trends and innovations and promoting international business. Our international trade fairs for the iron and steel industy, rollig mill and Foundry on the one hand and for the metal processing and sheet metal working Industrie on the other hand metalworking and sheet metal processing industry offer companies the opportunity to access new markets in the world’s growth economies.



Education and training are the basis for economic development. didacta, Europe's largest trade fair focusing on early education, school/university, vocational training/qualification and didacta DIGITAL, takes place every three years, alternating between Stuttgart and Cologne. For more information see:

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