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Current press releases

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SMM DIGITAL: Looking Forward To Seeing You Online

SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, will not be held as a hybrid event on Hamburg's exhibition campus in February 2021 as originally planned. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hamburg Messe und Congress is instead organising a purely digital event for the maritime community, SMM…

SMM 2021: Leading international maritime trade fair prepares to restart

The global trade fair business is slowly coming back to life. SMM 2021 is getting ready for its rescheduled date in February. The maritime industry is looking ahead to the gathering with great anticipation. The detailed concept developed by the organisers of SMM ensures a great trade fair experience…

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“Together we will overcome this crisis”

World trade has suffered a severe blow. Shipyards are sitting idle, and SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, had to be rescheduled: The economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic have sent shock waves through the shipping industry. How will shipowners, yards and suppliers find…

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SMM 2021: New impetus for the maritime transformation
New date: Leading international maritime trade fair to take place from 2 to 5 February 2021

SMM, the leading international maritime trade fair, has been postponed to 2-5 February 2021 in response to the coronavirus pandemic and its global impact on major events and international travelling.