Welcome to SMM. The world's leading trade fair for the maritime industry.
With 50,000 visitors from all over the world, SMM continues to cement its position as the most important event in the maritime industry calendar, year after year.
This extremely high number of visitors reflects the broad range on offer at this trade fair. SMM is attended by top shipbuilders, key players in the value chain, operators and service providers. It is a unique opportunity to share ideas and meet with representatives of industry, government, navies and the scientific community.
Thousand of SMM visitors also come to Hamburg to take part in or listen to the comprehensive series of choice supporting events. The SMM theme days encompass the Maritime Future Summit, gmec, MS&D, Offshore Dialogue and the Maritime Career Market.
Our experience shows that many questions can be answered by checking out our extensive library of frequently asked questions.
Any questions on your visit? Please contact our visitor hotline or use our contact form.
At SMM we feel passionate about keeping you up to date with all relevant news surrounding our conferences and events, as well as the key issues driving the maritime industry. Our publication SMM Insights is available in print and our regular online newsletter is available as an email subscription.
More than a fair: SMM offers you a varied programme in the form of workshops, symposia and congresses. You can look forward to international stars of the maritime industry as speakers. Discover for yourself why visitors from all over the world come to Hamburg especially for these events.
Travel & Stay
The Hamburg Fair site is easy to get to by all means of transport. It is centrally located, with good transport connections, at the centre of Hamburg.
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 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 – driving the maritime transition