World’s #1 trade fair for the maritime industry

Given the overwhelming number of applications we have received, SMM will once again strengthen its reputation as the world’s #1 trade fair for the maritime industry and offer an unparalleled opportunity to stimulate business.

Smart Shipping and Industry 4.0 will take centre stage, and anyone who is interested in the future of the maritime industry is already looking forward to the gathering of key players from the various sectors. And, with these programme highlights SMM will underscore its commitment to the maritime industry: Shipowners Forum, Maritime Future Summit, gmec – the global maritime environmental congress, MS&D – the international conference on maritime security and defence, Maritime Career Market.

SMM is where you’ll meet the maritime industry’s leaders and experts all in one place. We look forward to welcoming you from 4 – 7 September 2018 in Hamburg.

SMM news

At SMM we feel passionate about keeping you up to date with all relevant news surrounding our conferences and events, as well as the key issues driving the maritime industry. Our SMM news publication is available annually in print and our regular online newsletter is available as an email subscription. 

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The 28th SMM will be held in Hamburg from the 4th to the 7th of September 2018. Booking your trade fair stand is quick and convenient thanks to our online registration system.

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SMM videos and impressions

The images speak for themselves. 96%* of all exhibitors consider SMM to be the most essential maritime industry trade fair for their enterprise.

Videos and impressions

SMM supporting programme

More than just a trade fair: SMM offers you a diverse supporting programme in the form of workshops, symposiums and seminars.

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