Contrary to the economic trend the 2009 Hannover Messe, held from 4/20/2009- 4/23/2009, could register a significant growth this year. The number of exhibitors grew from 5100 to 6150, and from 193,000 visitors last year to 210,000 this year. With three additional exhibitions “Wind”, “MDA – Motion, Drive & Automation” and “Surface Technology Comvac” the total exhibition area expanded from 200,000 to 224,800 square meters.
6,150 exhibitors from 61 different nations participated in the world’s largest showcase for industrial technology. Visitors from 80 countries attended the Hannover Messes and one in four of them came from abroad.
The next HANNOVER MESSE will take place from 19 to 23 April 2010.
© Flavia Westerwelle