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Upcoming Dates

06.09.2022 - 09.09.2022
Country: Germany
City: Hamburg
Industry: Shipping, Shipping engineering


Plans for a hybrid SMM 2021 edition have been scrapped and the edition will be held entirely in a digital format called SMM DIGITAL. The dates are set for February 2nd – February 5th 2021. Organisers remain firm that the next live trade fair following the postponement of SMM 2020 will be in September 2022 at Messe Hamburg.

A Brief Introduction

SMM is the international trade fair for the shipbuilding industry with an emphasis on best practices and exchange of experience as well as showcasing the newest equipment and solutions available on the market. The maritime trade fair takes place in Hamburg, Germany, and attracts over 45,000 international trade visitors who represent some of the biggest players on the European market and beyond. It’s at here that you can land significant contracts. Editions roll out every two years and you can expect to compete along with 2200 exhibitors for the spotlight.

An Industry Profile

You have to understand that SMM is first and foremost a procurement platform that also displays all the latest breakthroughs and applications in shipyard engineering. Exhibitors come from all links along the supply chain. You’ve exhibition space dedicated to lubricating oil systems, marine engineering, marine equipment, automation systems, brakes, cargo handling systems, exhaust turbo-generators, fuel systems, shaft systems, shipbuilding materials, navigation systems, ocean-going vessels and so much more. We also have to acknowledge that SMM also functions as the go-to information platform to learn all about the current market condition. There are conferences, symposia and workshops to participate in and stay ahead of any news.

Go Fair Takes You There

Go Fair ltd works closely with business travellers to provide an online hotel reservation for trade fairs that are personalized and allows for smaller companies to successfully travel at manageable costs. Tell us what you need and your personal travel assistant will locate the perfect hotel room. We have a large database of hotels in Hamburg that range from small family-owned enterprises to glamourous five-star hotels, suitable for every budget. Our first mission is to find the hotels for SMM that are closest to Messe Hamburg so you can get to the trade fair in record time. Even you are not close to the exhibition centre, we place you near public transport.