The SMM 2018 Opening Press Conference will take place on Tuesday, 4 September at 9.30 a.m. at the Hamburg Messe und Congress. Onsite the SMM organizers will present highlights of the world’s leading maritime trade fair and discuss recent challenges of the maritime world with top fly speakers.

From 4 to 7 September 2018 SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, will welcome maritime decision makers from all around the globe to the exhibition complex of Hamburg Messe und Congress. Throughout four days and on 90,000 square metres over 2,200 exhibitors from 69 countries will represent recent trends and technologies to expected 50,000 international visitors. SMM will also offer a diverse programme in the form of workshops, symposiums and seminars wherein leading experts in the maritime business will elaborate on “Trends in SMMart Shipping”.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Kitack Lim, Secretary-General International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • Esben Poulsson, Chairman International Chamber of Shipping (ICS)
  • Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC)

Further speakers and details on the Press Conference will be announced soon.

Please note 4. September 2018 from 9:30 til 11:00 in your calendar.