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…frequently asked questions

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General questions on SMM

The range of subjects includes large-scale industrial engineering for ships and shipyards, ship equipment and fittings, cargo handling systems, offshore engineering, maritime services, and much more. A detailed list of subjects is given in the List of Categories and the Hall Plan.

SMM has one overseas offshoot:

There are also further maritime events held in Hamburg.

Yes. We can offer you a range of rooms and services for your event. An overview of the available rooms is shown here.

Questions on registration

An overview of prices is shown here.

You can register for SMM in writing (fax, post) or online. An overview is shown here.

The minimum stand size is 20m².

Cancellation before approval costs EUR 300. After approval, 25% or 100% of the participation fee is charged. For further details, see our Specific Terms of Participation and General Terms of Participation:

Registration documents

Please note:

  • Sending in the registration form does not constitute a right to approval.
  • Return of the completed and signed registration form to HMC constitutes an offer by the Exhibitor, and is subject to acceptance by HMC. After receipt of the placement proposal, approval is sent by the SMM Team.

Questions on participation


All information on booking of meeting and conference rooms is shown here.

Your data for catalogue entry must be sent to us by May 2018 at the latest.

We offer numerous opportunities for SMM visitors to draw attention to their presentation. An overview of possibilities is shown here: