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Hannover Messe: The world's largest trade show for industry 4.0

Join the Quebec delegation. International Missions The activity will be held in French and English
​​From Sunday, April 21, 2024​
To Friday, April 26, 2024

Registration deadline: March 4, 2024


The business mission to Germany at a glance

From April 21 to 26, attend the worldwide premiere of the latest industrial technology innovations and trends at Hannover Messe—the world’s leading trade show for Industry 4.0. Every year, this event draws manufacturing industry leaders from around the world.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the official Quebec delegation on this trade mission, an initiative propelled by the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal’s Acclr team with the support of the general delegation of Quebec in Munich, in collaboration with NGen, and in partnership with Vooban.

Find out more about our partner Vooban: Canadian leader in artificial intelligence. Their expertise is based on supporting companies in Quebec and Canada in their digital transformation, innovation projects and robotization. Combining this expertise with their vast experience in the manufacturing industry, they are a first-rate partner to guide you on your trade mission to Germany.

Join us this year, which is shaping up to be a record edition in terms of the number of Canadian delegates.

In anticipation of the 2025 edition, which will put Canada in the spotlight, seize this exceptional opportunity to position your company at the heart of the industry's international scene!

About the Hannover Messe trade show

Held annually since 1947, the Hannover Messe trade show is the leading international trade show for industrial technology, commonly called Industry 4.0. The Hanover trade show is the largest event in its industry, offering a worldwide preview of technological innovations aimed at meeting the latest challenges in energy, productivity, digital industrialization, engineering and technological performance.

Mission objectives:

  • Promote the expertise of Quebec companies, research centres and institutes, and create business and partnership opportunities with the German ecosystem and with other international partners.
  • Showcase Quebec innovations in industrial technology and position ourselves as partners of choice.
  • Attract large corporations for future innovation and investment projects in Quebec.
  • Position Quebec as the ideal place for developing strategic sectors related to digital transformation.


Participation in this mission includes registration for activities in collaboration with NGen:

  • Registration for the entirety of the activities in the program offered by NGen along with the Canadian Business Delegation
  • A pre-departure seminar – How to prepare for a major trade show – in Montréal in partnership with Vooban
  • A welcome seminar in Hanover in partnership with Vooban
  • Privileged access to communication tools coordinated by Acclr
  • Support to optimize networking and information activities (cocktail with partners, Quebec group dinner, networking with local organizations, conferences, etc.)
  • Possibility of visits to key industrial companies in the area
  • Access to multiple Hannover Messe pavilions and a personalized/VIP tour organized by the show
  • Guidance and operational support throughout your stay from the Acclr team of experts
  • A post-event bootcamp in partnership with Vooban in which we will target the right digital transformation project to prioritize following the show.

Space is limited.

*Acclr experts remain available for any participants who need help with finding the right accommodations.**

Who will be interested in this trade mission?

The Hannover Messe show successfully draws a wide range of participants each year. For actors directly or indirectly involved with industrial technologies, the Hanover event lets them meet experts in the following areas:

  • Aerospace
  • Automation, innovative manufacturing and robotics
  • Energy, environment and sustainable development
  • Engineering, construction, real estate and infrastructure
  • Automotive and electric vehicle industries
  • Mines, metals and minerals
  • Start-ups, SMEs and large companies
  • ICT

From all backgrounds:

  • Startups, SMEs and large companies
  • NPOs, economic development organizations, business incubators and others
  • Public and parapublic policymakers
  • Academia, research and innovation

Although the trade mission is held in Germany, the show offers access to many business development markets since attendees come from nearly one hundred different countries.

**Costs related to international transportation, accommodations, food and personal expenses are the participant's responsibility.**



Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

By Form:


For more information

Rafael Gimenez
Project manager, International Market Development
514 669-6697

Registration deadline: March 04, 2024
No reservations, cancellations or refunds after the registration deadline. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only substitution notices sent by email at will be accepted.

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Acclr International Trade Services’ activities receive financial support from Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions.

Affiliated with the World Trade
Centers Associations


Canada Economic Development   World Trade Centers association (WTCA)

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