HANNOVER MESSE USA 2020: North America’s Stage for Industrial Digitalization

CHICAGO – HANNOVER MESSE USA, the North American staging of HANNOVER MESSE, the world’s leading industrial trade show for digitalization, will highlight the entire scope of Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions from digital ecosystems to engineered parts & solutions; automation, motion & drives; energy solutions, augmented reality, AI & robotics; and more. Organized by Hannover Fairs USA, HANNOVER MESSE USA 2020 takes place simultaneously with IMTS 2020 in the East Building of Chicago’s McCormick Place from Sept 14-19. This year’s trade show covers 130,000 square feet of exhibit space, an increase of more than 14 percent from 2018. HANNOVER MESSE USA 2020 features an expanded educational conference plus on-floor education sessions highlighting today’s top Industry 4.0 and IIoT visionaries.

“Cutting-edge smart factory solutions providers from around the world will come together in the East Building of McCormick Place to demonstrate their latest Industry 4.0 and IIoT solutions for North America’s industrial sectors,” said Larry Turner, president & CEO of Hannover Fairs USA. “Attendees from industries such as aerospace, automation, energy, food & beverage, packaging, logistics and machinery & equipment can expect to learn new skills, interact with hands-on demonstrations and take back actionable plans that will help them bring the future of manufacturing to life throughout their organizations,” added Turner.

Longtime exhibitors at HANNOVER MESSE in Germany also exhibiting at the North American show, returning exhibitors and new solutions providers at HANNOVER MESSE USA 2020 include Beckhoff,  EmersonFestoHIWINIgusMitsubishiOPC FoundationPTCSAPTHK and Trinity Robotics Automation to name a few. Many of the world’s top industrial technology providers will introduce new integrated solutions, tools and capabilities for the smart factory to the North American marketplace during the trade show and will support HANNOVER MESSE USA’s educational conferences and on-floor sessions by providing keynote speakers and panel members.

Approximately 130,000 key decision makers are expected to attend the co-located shows across the six days of the event in September. During HANNOVER MESSE USA 2020, system integrators, plant managers, industrial engineers, design and R&D engineers, purchasing managers, chief technology officers & chief security officers of manufacturing facilities, industrial sales & marketing professionals, machine builders, industrial data analysts and others in charge of their organization’s digital transformation can conduct face-to-face meetings, engage in one-on-one product demonstrations and develop new skills on the show floor.

HANNOVER MESSE USA again will host the popular GAMS (Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit) and the Integrated Industries Conference in 2020. The show’s on-floor Solutions Theater free to all registered attendees will feature more than 60 educational sessions delivered by industry experts, educators and key influencers. Speakers will cover new trends and best practices in robotics and AI, Industry 4.0 and IIoT, cybersecurity, and motion, drive & automation to name a few.

For more information about exhibiting at HANNOVER MESSE USA 2020, visit ​hannovermesseusa.com/exhibit/#Questions or to register to attend this year’s show, visit ​hannovermesseusa.com/registration/


HANNOVER MESSE, the world’s leading industrial technology show launched more than 70 years ago in Hannover, and HANNOVER MESSE USA are at the forefront of showcasing innovations in the factory of the future: cobots, industrial energy systems, IIoT, Industry 4.0 and related applications such as predictive maintenance, more efficient use of raw materials, faster time to market and other trends in industrial manufacturing. HANNOVER MESSE USA 2020 will run simultaneously with IMTS 2020 in the East Building at McCormick Place in Chicago from September 14-19.

About Hannover Fairs USA

Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. (HFUSA) is the U.S. subsidiary of Hannover, Germany’s Deutsche Messe – one of the world’s largest and most active organizers of industrial technology events. Chicago, Illinois-based HFUSA helps U.S. companies expand domestically and internationally through exhibit and sponsorship opportunities at Deutsche Messe’s worldwide portfolio of events. Participation in these events offers U.S. companies an unparalleled opportunity for business development through trade shows and conferences held in Hannover, Germany and North America, as well as in key markets such as China, India, Mexico and Turkey. HFUSA creates qualified new business leads, helps U.S. companies enter new markets and aids them in forming lasting partnerships.