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April 25-29, 2016 in Hannover, Germany


What is the Hannover Fair?
The world’s largest trade show focusing on industrial equipment, the fair will have more than 6,000 exhibitors and 220,000 visitors (70,000 from outside Germany), meeting in 26 halls. The Hannover Fair is owned and organized by Deutsche Messe AG (DMAG), which is an official partner of the U.S. Department of Commerce.


What does it mean to be Partner Country
? Through a strategic partnership between the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Commercial Service, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, SelectUSA, the U.S. Embassy in Germany and Deutsche Messe, the USA will be the official Partner Country in 2016. Chancellor Merkel has invited President Obama to speak at the opening ceremony. There will be increased visibility, signage, TV and press coverage, accompanying seminars and discussions (including the Transatlantic Business Summit): all with a focus on and speakers from the U.S. industry and government.

There will be special U.S. pavilions for:
Industrial Automation
Digital Factory (smart manufacturing)
Industrial Supply (advanced materials)
Research and Technology
Energy
Mobilitec (advanced transportation solutions)

The U.S. Commercial Service in Germany, working with CS offices around Europe and beyond, will support exhibitors by coordinating no-fee worldwide promotional campaigns and individual counseling (on request). Commercial Service colleagues in other countries will recruit and accompany international ‎buyer delegations. Potential company exhibitors should contact Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), CEO Larry Turner: +1 (773) 796-4250; lturner@hfusa.com).

The U.S. Investment Pavilion Offers Unique Opportunities for Economic Development:

Through a strategic alliance with the U.S. Commercial Service and SelectUSA, the U.S. Investment Pavilion will help state and local economic development agencies generate more business, more growth, and more jobs. Economic development organizations should contact the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) in Chicago (Director, Consulting Services Virginia Rounds: rounds@gaccmidwest.org (312) 494-2163). The primary POC in Germany for the U.S. Investment Pavilion is Regional Senior Investment Specialist Jana Dorband (Jana.Dorband@trade.gov) +49.30.8305.1919.


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