Join the MLC’s special delegation to explore the future of M4.0 at the world’s largest industrial fair in Hanover, Germany. MLC delegates enjoy VIP entry to the opening ceremony, VIP access to on-site conferences and forums, hosted tours of leading 4.0 technology exhibitors, peer-to-peer networking dinners, a private plant tour of a world-class factory, and much more.
Our Delegation to the 2019 Hannover Fair was so successful that we would like to open up the opportunity for more to experience it with us.
Hannover Fair will soon be announcing their specific health and safety requirements and measures. For any MLC Delegation members, vaccination will be required to attend along with wearing masks at indoor functions when not actively eating or drinking. Please contact [email protected] to find out more information on our current health and safety policies.
About Hannover Fair
Hannover Fair is the world’s leading Trade Fair for industrial technology, Industry 4.0, and digital factory. All key technologies and core areas of industry – from research and development, industrial automation, IT, industrial supply, production technologies and services to energy and mobility technologies – can be found in Hannover. The 2019 Fair garnered over 215,000 visitors and had 6,500 exhibitors.
Hannover Fair is back in 2022 when exhibition center will finally once again become the global hotspot for your business around industrial transformation. By linking the physical trade fair with new digital products and a hygiene concept that offers exhibitors and visitors maximum safety, the Hannover Fair team is providing a safe, experience to get back to connecting the industry under the guiding theme of Industrial Transformation.
For more information on the Fair, visit https://www.hannovermesse.de/home.
The Manufacturing Leadership Council puts together a packed program of activities for our delegation at the Hannover Fair to help you navigate and derive the most value from the Fair.
- VIP access to the Hannover Fair (April 25-29, 2022)
- Attendance at the opening night ceremony (Sunday, April 24)
- VIP access to a lounge at the Hannover Fair for meetings
- Possible Plant Tour of the Wolfsburg Volkswagen plant (Thursday, April 28)
- Facilitated tours and meetings with selected exhibitors
- An MLC-moderated panel discussion
- Attendance at any lectures in the Hannover Fair program
- Free time for you to explore the Fair on your own
- Group breakfasts, lunches, and dinners throughout the week
- Hotel booking and coordination and assistance coordinating travel plans.
Sunday, April 24, 2022 – Hannover Fair Opening Ceremony
Monday, April 25, 2022 – Attending Hannover Fair
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 – Attending Hannover Fair
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 – Attending Hannover Fair
Thursday, April 28, 2022 – Plant tour at the Wolfsburg Volkswagen plant (TBC)
Friday, April 29, 2022 – Travel day
Suggested Travel Dates
Traveling to Hannover: Depart for Germany Friday, April 22 with arrival in Germany the morning of Saturday, April 23.
Traveling home to the US: Depart from Germany on Friday, April 29 (unless you plan to schedule other business while you are in Europe).
By registering to join the delegation, you are committing to your choice of either 5 or 6 nights of accommodation at the H4 Hotel Hannover Messe. This cost is not included in your registration fee.
The Manufacturing Leadership Council team will book your room and coordinate your hotel payment for you. Upon registration, you will be provided travel information and options. At that time, you will be asked to inform us if you will be needing the 5- or 6-night accommodation.
Recommended: 6-Night Option
Arriving the day before the Opening Ceremonies to allow for time change adjustment.
Check-In: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Check-Out: Friday, April 29, 2022
Rates: 119 € (the night of April 23) and 589 € per night (from April 24 – April 29)
5-Night Option (limited availability)
Arriving the day of the Opening Ceremonies
Check-In: Sunday, April 24, 2022
Check-Out: Friday, April 29, 2022
Rate: 589 € per night
Please find below a comprehensive list of estimated costs you will incur to assist in your budget and attendance approval process.
- Registration Fee: $2,495
- Hotel: $3,500 – $3,600 (based on EUR to USD conversion rate on September 7, 2021)
- Flight: $700 – $1,000
- Delegation travel, breakfasts, lunches and dinners provided from the evening of Sunday, April 24 through the morning of Friday, April 29
- Additional Meal Costs: Will vary based on travel dates