Hannover Messe 2017 Bühne

Hannover Messe 2017: the age of networked industry - hands on

12.04.2017 Hannover

From 24 – 28 April 2017 at Hannover Exhibition Grounds the latest industrial innovations and inventions are showcased under the motto: 'Integrated Industry - Creating Value'.

Lead Theme: Integrated Industry – Creating Value

Deutsche Messe is the first trade fair organiser to address THE Industry 4.0 issue: digitalisation, with more than 400 examples of applications for Industry 4.0, learning robots and technical solutions for the energy transition to renewables on show.


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THE topic at this year's fair: Industry 4.0 (photo: Deutsche Messe AG)

Partner country: Poland

Polish industry's innovative strengths and growth rate are making headlines in many fields. At Hannover Messe this year's partner country appears with the entire spectrum of its technical expertise, with a focus on IT and energy. Find the Polish exhibitors in Hall 3.



Niedersachsen plays at home

The State of Niedersachsen is represented at Hannover Messe by its shared stands: in Hall 2 with research themes, in Hall 6 with the supply industry and Industry 4.0, and in Hall 27 with energy and mobility showcases.

Many more innovative enterprises from Niedersachsen are presenting their skills and products at the fair. Find them all here.

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Hannover Messe Preview 2017 (photo: Deutsche Messe AG)

70 years of Hannover Messe

Everything began back in 1947 with the first export trade fair, and this year Hannover Messe celebrates its 70th anniversary. Not only the fair has changed radically since the early days - so has industry. This year Hannover Messe opens its doors to over 6,000 exhibitors from all over the world, and more than 200,000 visitors will enter a new age: that of 'Industry 4.0'.

Hannover Messe basic facts

  • Organiser: Deutsche Messe AG
  • Dates: 24 – 28 April 2017
  • Open daily, 9 am – 6 pm
  • 6,500 exhibitors from all over the world
  • 400 applications for Industry 4.0
  • More than 1,700 presentations and panel discussions
  • 64% top decision-makers attending