Hannover Messe USA

The Show (at-a-glance)

Show Information

HANNOVER MESSE USA, co-located with IMTS, showcases the latest technologies and solutions in industrial manufacturing. Held every two years and featuring 2,000+ exhibiting companies and 115,000+ visitors.

HANNOVER MESSE USA exhibitors are divided into the following trade shows:


Hannover Messe provides attendees with educational conference programs, product demonstrations, special events, and networking with peers:

  • Product Developers
  • Design Engineers
  • Plant Managers
  • Purchasing
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • C-Suite Executives

September 10th – 15th, 2018

Building hours:

  • East Building (Levels 2 & 3): 9 am – 5 pm


McCormick Place (East Building / Lakeside Center)
2301 S Lake Shore Dr • Chicago, IL 60616


Co-located with IMTS since 2012.

The partnership established with AMT, producers of IMTS, provided a platform for US companies to reach a global audience and blended AMT’s expertise and relationships with the US manufacturing industry to create a successful event.


The Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
Founded in 1902 and based in Virginia, the association specializes in providing targeted business assistance, extensive global support, and business intelligence systems and analysis. AMT is the voice that communicates the importance of policies and programs that encourage research and innovation, and the development of educational initiatives to create tomorrow’s Smartforce. AMT owns and manages IMTS — The International Manufacturing Technology Show, which is the premier manufacturing technology event in North America.

AMT represents and promotes U.S.-based manufacturing technology and its members—those who design, build, sell, and service the continuously evolving technology that lies at the heart of manufacturing.




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. For more information, visit www.hfusa.com.

Deutsche Messe

2017 marks the 70th anniversary of Deutsche Messe AG, which was founded in 1947 with the staging of Germany’s first-ever Export Fair. Seven decades later, Deutsche Messe has taken its place among the world’s top organizers of investment goods trade fairs, sporting a rich portfolio of events held in Germany and around the globe. With projected 2016 revenue of 301 million euros, the company ranks among the five biggest tradeshow companies in Germany. Its portfolio includes world-class events such as CeBIT (digital business), CeMAT (intralogistics and supply chain management), HANNOVER MESSE (industrial technology), INTERSCHUTZ (fire prevention, disaster relief, rescue, safety and security), and LIGNA (woodworking, wood processing, forestry). With approximately 1,200 employees and a network of 62 sales partners, Deutsche Messe is present in more than 100 countries.

Visit Deutsche Messe’s home page for more information.