Welcome to Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH!

Hamburg is more diverse than any other city in Germany. A vibrant metropolis, a green oasis, a city on the waterfront. Germany’s second-largest city, with Europe’s third-largest seaport and nearly two million inhabitants, is a media hub, an innovation centre, and a hotspot of international trade. Our vibrant event campus lets you host captivating trade fairs and congresses right in the centre of the city. The botanical garden “Planten un Blomen” connects our exhibition campus with the CCH – Congress Center Hamburg and all other adjacent buildings to form one coherent event area for the city. All that embedded in an excellent public transport infrastructure. Countless hotels in the immediate vicinity, and numerous leisure opportunities make every stay a pleasant experience.

Upcoming events


INTERNORGA once again makes Hamburg the place to be for the entire foodservice and hospitality industry with innovations, interaction and inspiration

Hamburg will welcome the whole industry again in spring 2024 when INTERNORGA, the leading international trade fair for hotels, restaurants, bakery and confectionery, takes place from 8 to 12 March 2024. Visitors can look forward to exciting discussions on the INTERNORGA Open Stage, high-level…

PHOTOPIA hype throughout the exhibition halls: Imaging scene celebrates the world of photography and videography in Hamburg

With exhibitors exhilarated and visitors returning home full of new inspiration, the third edition of PHOTOPIA Hamburg has come to a successful conclusion. From 21 to 24 September, a radiant Festival of Imaging made Hamburg a hot spot of photography and videography featuring top-flight guests,…

Successful Co-located Cruise Industry Fairs Wrap Up in Hamburg

The MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo and Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention successfully concluded in Hamburg, after welcoming 3,500 attendees from across the cruise industry from 6-8 September 2023 to engage in discussions about the future of cruising.


Worlds of passenger comfort

The eyes of the international cruise industry are on Hamburg: The MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo and the Seatrade Europe Cruise & River Cruise Convention start today. Who is there, what are the featured topics, how is the industry doing? Here is an overview of key things to know.

MARINE INTERIORS: Lights, design, action!

The MARINE INTERIORS Cruise & Ferry Global Expo showcases the latest trends in interior design, equipment and technology for passenger ships. From 6 to 8 September 2023, the industry’s Who’s Who meets in Hamburg for the event, which is co-located with Seatrade Europe.

Annual Reports

The current digital annual report of Hamburg Messe und Congress and all previous digital editions can be found here:

HMC Annual Report (digital issues)