In terms of its scope and its reach the EMO Hannover is globally unique as a leading trade fair. At the EMO Hannover you can take the pulse of the future. The metal-working industry is in transition. New technologies are becoming established, innovation cycles are getting faster and new challenges are arising. Industry 4.0, energy efficiency and 3D printing - the core topics facing the industry are all on the agenda of the EMO Hannover.

EMO Hannover

The EMO trade fair is the world's most important trade fair for the metalworking industry. The abbreviation "EMO" is based on the original French name "Exposition Mondiale de la Machine Outil", which translates as "World Exhibition for Machine Tools".

The EMO takes place every second year in Hanover, whose exhibition grounds, with a capacity of around half a million square meters, are considered to be one of the largest in the world and thus offer the EMO sufficient space for exhibitors and visitors.

EMO showcases the latest trends and innovations in metalworking, including machine tools, precision tools, automation components and more. EMO thus provides a platform for industry professionals, manufacturers and experts to exchange knowledge, explore new technologies and establish business relationships.

EMO Hannover is known for its international character, with exhibitors from all over the world attending to showcase the latest innovations, technologies and solutions for the metalworking industry.

EMO also attracts a global audience of professionals, including engineers, manufacturers and decision-makers, offering them the opportunity to network, exchange knowledge and discover new products.

The date for the next EMO has already been set: 22 - 26.09.2025

More information at official website.

EMO Hannover - Hotels & Service:

Hotels, Apartments, B&B

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Arrival & Departure

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a culinary trip

Hannover restaurants

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22.09.2025 to 26.09.2025 starting from 09:00 to 18:00 o'clock


Hannover Fairground
30521 Hannover

Last updated: 8 May 2024