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.

Events at a glance

More than 100 high-profile conferences, dialogue sessions, workshops, and presentations are taking place during SMM. Here you will find the programme items listed by day.

Shuttle Services

Relaxed to the SMM. We offer various shuttle services to make your arrival and stay as pleasant as possible: the SMM Ground Shuttle, the SMM Parking Shuttle and the SMM Hotel Shuttle.


The Hamburg experience

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. 

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SMM – driving the maritime transition


Opening hours

Tue – Thu 10 – 18
Fri 10 – 16


      Halls A1 - A4
      Halls B1 - B7


      Central Entrance (Messeplatz, A1)
      East Entrance (Bei den Kirchhöfen, B4)
      South Entrance (Karolinenstrasse, B6)
      West Entrance (Lagerstrasse, A3)

      Behind the scences!

      Was wäre die #SMMfair ohne ihr Team? Hinter den Kulissen arbeiten unsere Kolleginnen und Kollegen ständig daran, das perfekte Messeerlebnis für Sie zu schaffen. Lernen Sie hier einen Teil des Teams kennen!