New date: SMM will take place from 2 – 5 February 2021

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and its global restrictions on major events and international travel, SMM has been postponed to 2 – 5 February 2021.

We are aware that you may have questions regarding your participation at SMM. In our FAQs, we inform you about important details.

FAQs for exhibitors

The best part of this fair is catching up with many of our customers here in only a few days. It's very good this year, very well visited, especially already at the opening day. I have the impression that the people are positive and willing to invest in the maritime market.

Trond Arvid Rolstad Paulsen
Sales Manager – Global Sales and Marketing, Sensing & Digital Solutions, Kongsberg Maritime AS

New edition of SMM Insights out now

What do SMM exhibitors and visitors think about the maritime industry’s economic and technological developments? What’s on the agenda of the big maritime organisations, the corporate giants and the start-ups?

We are delighted to present the answers to you in our brand-new edition of SMM Insights, featuring the results of the second SMM Maritime Industry Report as well as many interesting news and voices from our industry.

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SMM is the world’s leading maritime trade fair and is ideal for showcasing maritime innovation and technology. Its role as a communication platform is pivotal to the success of the whole industry.

This is a must-attend event – a unique opportunity to meet key players, display business strengths, establish new contacts and exchange knowledge with peers.

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The 29th SMM will be held in Hamburg from the 8th to the 11th of September 2020. Booking your trade fair stand is quick and convenient thanks to our online registration system.

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A full-service provider; HMC has a wealth of experience organising and staging domestic and international exhibitions and conferences. Our highly versed and motivated service team delivers outstanding service in all areas. A wide range of services can also be accessed via our online service centre.

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Technical Information

Our service team is on hand to advise and support you with any additional technical information that you may need regarding applications and approvals, set up and dismantling and delivery of exhibits. Advice on parking and traffic regulations is also available.

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Our experience shows that many questions can be answered by checking out our extensive library of frequently asked questions. We recommend that you check here prior to contacting our service team.

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Our project team in Hamburg and abroad is on hand to help and happy to answer any queries that you may have. We welcome direct contact, or contact via our online form.

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Videos and impressions

The images speak for themselves. Discover the SMM, the world’s leading trade fair for the maritime industry.

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