Research & Technology / HANNOVER MESSE

Leading Trade Fair for Research, Development and Technology Transfer

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures4/20164/20174/2018
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)15.60015.90016.100
space (net)9.1919.1319.504
domestic7.9098.0438.026
foreign1.2821.0881.478
Special show space486582582
domestic486582582
foreign000
Exhibitor stand space8.7058.5498.922
hall space8.7058.4178.672
domestic7.4237.3297.194
foreign1.2821.0881.478
open air0132250
domestic0132250
foreign000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors398365367
domestic295277263
foreign10388104
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)69.291*54.612*59.886*
domestic49.751*37.628*41.980*
foreign19.540*16.984*17.906*
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2018 from 19 countries
Austria: 12; Belarus: 13; Belgium: 12; China, People's Republic: 3; Denmark: 1; Germany: 263; Greece: 1; Italy: 3; Korea, Republic: 3; Lithuania: 1; Luxembourg: 7; Mexico: 18; Netherlands: 8; Portugal: 1; Russia: 3; Switzerland: 14; United Arab Emirates: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 1; United States of America: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2017
Visitors total (number of entries)54.612Proportion of trade visitors95 %
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Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)67of whichNielsen 144
  • Bremen4
  • Hamburg4
  • Lower Saxony33
  • Schleswig-Holstein3
Nielsen 222
  • North Rhine-Westphalia22
Nielsen 3a9
  • Hesse7
  • Rhineland-Palatinate1
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b8
  • Baden-Württemberg8
Nielsen 47
  • Bavaria7
Nielsen 5+67
  • Berlin4
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt2
Nielsen 75
  • Saxony3
  • Thuringia2
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Power industry10
  • Environmental management3
  • Manufacturing sector35
  • Building trade3
  • Skilled trades2
  • Trade5
  • Telecommunication3
  • Company and freelancer services11
  • Authority/public services5
  • Research institutes, industrial research14
  • Investor, financing1
  • Other sectors2
  • Student24
  • Other not gainfully employed3
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer10
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.9
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office8
  • Department head, group head, team leader13
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker27
  • Lecturer, teacher4
  • Trainee2
  • Other position0
  • Student24
  • Other not gainfully employed3
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management9
  • Research/development/design32
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control10
  • Buying/procurement2
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology3
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales6
  • Marketing, advertising, PR3
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs2
  • Other area4
  • Student24
  • Other not gainfully employed3
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km13
  • up to 100 km9
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km25
  • over 300 km53
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)33of which
  • EU52
  • Other european countries9
  • North America6
  • South and Central America5
  • South-, East-, Central Asia24
  • Other countries4
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • Netherlands11
  • India8
  • China, People's Republic8
  • Poland6
  • France5
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 46
  • 5 - 95
  • 10 - 4911
  • 50 - 19914
  • 200 - 49910
  • 500 - 9997
  • 1 000 and more20
  • Student24
  • Other not employed3
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively18
  • collectively24
  • in an advisory capacity/organization20
  • no11
  • Student24
  • Other not gainfully employed3
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event34
  • Earlier events47
  • First visit43
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.80

Survey conducted by: Wissler & Partner

Industry sectorTechnologies, Inventions, Innovations (industry 78), Trade Fairs for Capital Goods (industry 02)
Main product groupResearch and Development, Technologies, Services, Innovations, Starting up in Business, university, Aerospace Research, Advanced Materials, Fabrics for Industrial Purposes, Supplementary Education, Electric Automation Technology, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Industrial Automation, Laser Technology, Machine Building, Materials, Microsystem Technology, Nanotechnology, Promotion of Trade
Opening hourstrade and private visitors:
daily 09:00-18:00 h
Admission chargeday ticket EUR 39.00, season ticket EUR 84.00
Hotel serviceFon: +49 511 12345-555
Fax: +49 511 12345-556hotels@hannover-tourismus.dehttp://www.visit-hannover.com
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Space rentalone open front from EUR 233.00/m², open air from EUR 89.00/m²

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