2018 Post Show Report
Hannover Messe USA - 70 years in the making
For the first time in its 70 year history, the world’s leading industrial trade show, HANNOVER MESSE, was produced outside of Germany. The introduction of HANNOVER MESSE USA highlighted the continuing importance of manufacturing in the North American economy, and provided a platform for US companies to reach a global audience and see the latest solutions tailored to the needs of the North American market.
HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 was at the forefront of showcasing innovations in the factory of the future: cobots, industrial energy systems, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) or 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. For six days during its co-location with IMTS 2018 at McCormick Place in Chicago from September 10-15, HANNOVER MESSE USA 2018 covered more than 114,200 square feet of exhibit space and featured 510 exhibitors who showcased their innovations to a record breaking 129,415 registered visitors attending both shows.
Visitors with Purchasing Influence
2018 Top 5 Job Function of Visitors
Visitors by Industry
Buying Authority of Visitors
Identify the need for new products or equipment
Gather information to evaluate alternative product
Jointly make a buying decision with others
Justify the purchase and/or select specific brand
Make the final decision or give the final approval
Have no role in buying the products shown
2018 List of Exhibitors
See which exhibitors attended last year by browsing the 2018 Exhibitor List and Floor Plan.