Ideas and solutions for industry

Exhibition Grounds fully booked: the world’s leading technology event presents 13 leading trade shows at a single venue. This year, Korea, Asia’s economic powerhouse, is the Partner Country. Boom in wind power continues: premiere of the new flagship fair «Wind». Spotlight on energy efficiency in industrial processes.

The show unveils the future
The ideas and solutions on show at the 13 flagship shows that make up Hannover Messe will combine to create a unique platform for innovation. Key issues in 2009 will be automation, energy, mobility, outsourcing, and talented young human resources. The overarching theme will be energy efficiency in industrial processes. 2009 will see the premiere of the new international trade show Wind. From 20 to 24 April 2009 all the major industrial sectors will be showcasing their products and processes. Hannover Messe will function as the trendsetter for all areas of application. The 2009 Partner Country will be the Republic of Korea, one of the world’s 15 leading industrial nations. The high number of registrations indicates that the thematic mix of the show is right. It is already clear that the entire Exhibition Grounds will be fully booked. Hannover Messe will be officially opened by German President Horst Köhler. Even, or especially in times of crisis, an international exhibition like Hannover Messe serves as an engine for economic change, presenting an opportunity for new thinking and for the construction of a new, cooperative economic order.

Keyword: Synergies
Wind is symptomatic of the concept of cross-industry networking that defines Hannover Messe. The Fair breaks down the traditional boundaries between industrial sectors and explores the potential of interlinked technologies. At the same time each industrial sector has an opportunity to present its products and services in the context of practical applications. «Hannover Messe sends out stimuli to all areas of industry and demonstrates that integration and networking are the keys to future success,» emphasizes Dr. Wolfram von Fritsch, Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Messe AG. «We offer industry an innovations platform that is in tune with current developments, generates a significant impact, and reaches out to a broad international audience.»
Energy and climate protection will be the dominant issues in 2009. Renewables and conventional energy sources receive equal coverage. Energy and energy efficiency will be recurrent themes in all sections, while mobility is commanding ever-greater attention.

The future of automotive industry
At Motion, Drive & Automation car-makers and component suppliers will join forces to present the latest electric transmission systems at a special presentation entitled «E-Motive». The trade shows Energy and Industrial Automation will likewise feature a number of different presentations focussing on energy-efficient mobility.
Wide-ranging supporting program
Around 2,000 congresses, discussion forums, seminars and workshops will be taking place during Hannover Messe 2009. These supporting events will provide an outstanding opportunity to tune into tomorrow’s trends and to capitalize on the free flow of information between decision-makers in business, politics and industry.

Hannover Messe
From 20 to 24 April 2009
Exhibition Grounds, 30521 Hannover, Germany
Opening hours daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m

Eurotec will be there to grasp what’s interesting for microtechnique.