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Trade mission to Germany: come to the world’s biggest Industry 4.0 trade fair

Be one of the first to discover the technological innovations at the Hannover Messe trade fair Trade Missions The activity will be held in English.

To April 27, 2018

Registration deadline: March 21, 2018

The mission in brief

From April 22 to 27, 2018, a trade mission will take place at the Hannover Messe expo and will be co-chaired by:

  • Pierre Gabriel CôtéPresident and CEO
    Investissement Québec
  • Michel LeblancPresident and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

Companies can join the mission as participants. An opportunity not to miss!

The leader in its field, Hannover Messe is the world’s largest industrial technology trade fair. Since the first show in 1947, the annual springtime event has built a strong reputation by addressing all of the key themes of the industrial value-added chain, under one roof. The fair provides a world premiere look at the newest products and most recent industrial innovations.

Focusing on integrated industry, the many forums and conferences offered at this year’s show will address all of today’s hot topics:

  • Industry 4.0
  • Robotics and automation
  • Innovative subcontractors and supplies
  • Complete industrial solutions
  • Energy efficiency and research
  • Integrated energy
  • Environmental engineering
  • Nanotechnology
  • Power transmission and distribution
  • Information technology
  • Industrial processes
  • Industrial design
  • Smart cities and networks
  • Mobility
  • etc.

Participation in the mission includes:

Basic package*

  • Preparatory seminar in Montréal before departure
    • Includes two trainings: Improving your sales pitch + Making the most of trade shows and exhibitions
    • Meeting with all participants to discuss and determine the mission goals
    • Preparatory session with CCMM’s international trade experts to equip you for the mission
  • Admission to the exhibition site
  • Welcome seminar on the German industry 4.0 ecosystem, presented by the Délégation générale du Québec à Munich
  • Networking events
    • Networking cocktail with other international delegations
    • Two group dinners, at the beginning and end of the mission
    • Lunch seminar in collaboration with Siemens
  • Two industrial tours (travel by bus or train included)
    • Continental, Aventics, Volkswagen
    • Privileged discussions with those in charge of implementing 4.0 technology at these companies
  • VIP tour of the company booths/country pavilions
  • Participant directory to increase your visibility – hundreds of copies distributed at the exhibition (Participants who register after March 26 will not be added to the directory.)
  • Support from CCMM’s Acclr experts and Investissement Québec’s experts (event coordination, resource people on site)

+ Option of individual business meetings

  • Phone meeting with an advisor to identify your needs (before the mission)
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 individual meetings targeted to your identified needs (on site)

* Plane ticket and accommodation not included. Our team will help you find accommodation. The elements announced are subject to change.



Exhibitor Package x1 (installed exhibition space + admission to the trade fair + activities + hotel) Sold out
Exhibitor Package x2 (the same package for 2 participants) Sold out
Basic Package (admission to the trade fair + activities) Sold out
4.0 Package (admission to the trade fair + activities + hotel) Sold out
Option: B2B Meetings Sold out

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information:

Bruno D'agostino
Advisor, International Market Development
514 871-4002, ext. 6216

Cancellations received before the mission registration deadline will be subject to 10% administration fees (plus taxes). Cancellations received after that date will not be reimbursed. Please note that only cancellation notices sent via email to the contact will be accepted.

Why Hannover Messe?

Hannover Messe, fact and figures (2017):

  • 11 international shows under one roof
  • 225,000 professional visitors
  • 6,500 exhibitors from 70 countries
  • 5.6 million business contacts in 5 days
  • 60% of companies are from abroad
  • 150 political and economic delegations from around the world
  • 2,500 journalists from 42 countries.

Who should take part?

The trade mission will be of particular interest to companies in the following sectors:

  • Metals and minerals
  • Mining equipment
  • Aerospace
  • Environmental infrastructures and wastewater
  • Automotive industry, electric vehicles
  • Chemical products and plastics
  • Software and IT services
  • Engineering, construction, semi-conductors
  • Civil and transportation infrastructures
  • Industrial design
  • Robotics
  • Industrial automation
  • Construction/real estate
  • Urban solutions
  • IT solutions for industry
  • Power transmission
  • Surface treatments
  • Industrial technology
  • Training techniques
  • Industrial subcontracting
  • Conventional and renewable energy
  • Winding, motors, and electrical transformers

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Acclr, through its international trade department, receives financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Association


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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