Among the Opening Ceremonies' 2,500 invited guests numerous prestigious politicians, more than 100 CEOs of the leading industrial corporations, as well as about 300 international Media representatives are expected.
The Opening Ceremony of the HANNOVER MESSE will take place Sunday, 31 March 2019, at 6 PM at the Hannover Congress Center (HCC). Within the scope of the formal launch event, the attendance of leading representatives from the industry and politics are expected.
Speakers + program
- Stephan Weil
Minister-President of Lower Saxony
- Michael Ziesemer
President of ZVEI – German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association
- Presentation of the HERMES AWARD
International Technology Prize of HANNOVER MESSE
- Anja Karliczek
Federal Minister of Education and Research
Representative of the Kingdom of Sweden
- Dr. Angela Merkel
Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
Last year’s partner country Mexico has been represented by the President of the United Mexican States H. E. Enrique Peña Nieto, who attended the Opening Ceremony. Jointly with the Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto inaugurated the world’s leading trade show for industrial technology.
Unfortunately the attendance of fair visitors is not possible, as the festivities are reserved for invited guests as well as the management of exhibitors only. We appreciate your understanding.