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Entrance Hannover Fairground © Deutsche Messe AG

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Hannover - the Trade Fair and Conference Venue in the Heart of Europe

Trade fairs and exhibitions – innovations for the whole world: Hannover has been a leading international trade fair venue for more than 60 years. Furthermore it is a highly versatile congress location with many faces.

A city of major trade fairs and conference venues

Hannover can look back on more than 60 years as a leading international trade fair location. The city boasts the largest and one of the most modern exhibition centers in the world, with more than 460,000 m² indoor and 58,000 m² outdoor space. Flagship technology fairs such as the CeBIT and HANNOVER MESSE are major innovation hubs. Other leading trade fairs such as DOMOTEX, LIGNA, BIOTECHNICA, AGRITECHNICA, CeMAT and IAA Commercial Vehicles regularly demonstrate the important role that this location plays as a stimulant for the economy.

Furthermore Hannover Region also plays a leading role as a congress and conference venue and can offer a wide choice of locations. From the prizewinning exhibition center, to Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover Adventure Zoo and Hannover Congress Centrum, the metropolis on the banks of the River Leine features a whole range of attractive event venues. Central location, optimum infrastructure, highly diverse leisure amenities: it is this mixture that makes Hannover such an attractive venue for all kinds of conferences and congresses.

HannoverKongress: support from a one-stop shop

HannoverKongress is the partner of choice for all congress and conference events in the city itself and in Hannover Region. HannoverKongress provides independent, individual advice and tailor-made solutions for the organisation of successful events. The HMTG Hotel and Private Accommodation Service, the Team City Tours and the Tourist Information departments offer supplementary services that attend to all aspects of your journey and visit to Hannover.

Diverse supporting programmes

However, Hannover has more to offer than just ideal conditions for a successful corporate event, but also prides itself on the numerous cultural highlights and leisure amenities that can be used to create an entertaining and informative supporting programme.

After a long day of in-depth discussions of serious subjects, delegates appreciate a visit to the opera or variety theatre in the evening. Other places of interest, such as Herrenhausen Gardens or the bustling city centre, and mega events such as the Maschsee Lake Festival or the International Fireworks Competition provide endless opportunities to create a varied programme after a day of lectures and discussions.

Furthermore there are countless theatres and the state opera house, museums and art galleries of international renown, such as the Sprengel Museum Hannover for your supporting programme.