The #1 for innovation and networking
Welcome to the most important industry event of the year: As the world's leading trade fair and conference event for the maritime industry, SMM 2024 will bring together about 40,000 participants from over 120 countries and serve as a unique platform for business, the exchange of ideas and cooperation.
On the exhibition floor, more than 2,000 companies will present state of the art technologies and services. Special areas such as Future Fuels Arena and AI CENTER offer access to special topics with great significance for maritime transition, and the high-profile conferences are set to take place on four stages directly in the halls with free admission for the first time.
Seize the opportunity to make valuable contacts and discover why SMM is regarded as the networking hotspot for the maritime community – from the popular "Wine o'clock" to stand parties and the SMM Maritime Start-up Night, there are plenty of opportunities to meet established players and exciting newcomers.
We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful maritime metropolis of Hamburg!
Be part of the maritime transition
Discover our option for everyone who would like to benefit from a turnkey solution including a complete networking and marketing package at an attractive price and book your stand in one of our special areas:
The city is known to have more bridges than Amsterdam and Venice together, but what strikes even more is that it bridges maritime tradition and modernity in many ways. The city brims with architectural greatness, an abundance of culture and nightlife beyond compare. On top of that, it offers space to relax.
SMM through the years
For six decades now, SMM has been pursuing its mission to continuously build and expand a unique platform that highlights innovations and initiatives, encourages dialogue and cooperation, and helps drive business forward.
Tue – Thu 10 – 18
Fri 10 – 16
Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH
Central Entrance (Messeplatz)
East Entrance (Bei den Kirchhöfen)
South Entrance (Karolinenstrasse)
West Entrance (Lagerstrasse)
Halls A1 - A4
Halls B1 - B7