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In addition to national pavilions, there are also a large number of individual stands. Chinese Envision is present with the largest independent stand at the fair. Another similarity between SMM and WindEnergy Hamburg will be a parallel conference activity - Wind Europe, taking place in the Congress Center Hamburg, close to the exhibition halls. WindEnergy Hamburg takes place one year after the fair Husum Wind 2015, and one year before the next, which takes place from September 12 to 15, 2017. The difference between the two fairs is that Husum Wind focus on the German speaking market, while WindEnergy Hamburg is a trade fair for the entire international industry. Husum Wind is co-organizer of WindEnergy Hamburg.

ENTIRE INDUSTRY VALUE CHAIN According to the organizers of WindEnergy Hamburg, one of its greatest strengthens is that the entire industry value chain are present at the fair. The list of exhibitors counts all the leading turbine manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, service providers, project industry and energy companies - as well as niche companies from all parts of the industry. Both offshore and onshore companies will of course be present at the fair. The offshore sector is generally set in three halls, which in turn are divided into smaller areas such as planning, installation and operation, logistics and so on. In addition to onshore / offshore halls, the fair is also divided into thematic areas such as Smart Energy, electronic components, security, finance and insurance. - WindEnergy Hamburg is the ideal platform for The Wind Energy Industry, says CEO of Hamburg Messe und Con Gress GmbH Bernd Aufderheide. - The fair makes it possible to show off new products and make important deals. At the

same time, it is possible to find new inspiration, both at the fair and in Germany, who is widely recognized as a manufacturer of technologically leading products, says the CEO. HISTORY The first edition of the fair, which took place in 2014, included 1.300 exhibitors, a figure that surpassed the 1.200 exhibitors that has announced their participation in this year’s edition. When asked about the declining number of exhibitors in the run-up conference in Hamburg at the beginning of June, Bernd Aufderheide said: - Let’s see. There is still some time left before the fair opens its doors, so the figure can still change. But of course it’s also fair to remember that the economic times are not the best right now, and that has an influence on demand. So - let’s see. We believe that no matter what, it will be one hell of a show, said Bernd Aufderheide with a confident smile. WindEnergy Hamburg 2016 covers the exhibition halls A1, A4 and B1 - B7. In 2014, the fair drew 33.000 visitors. There are no published expected numbers of visitors for the fair in 2016.

Argentina, USA and Canada and others. The Danish national stand counts 90 exhibitors and is the fairs biggest. The Danish stand is the only one to fill up an entire exhibition hall by itself. DWEA - the Danish Wind Export Association - is the organizer of the Danish national stand.

The fair is an important platform for the hundreds of companies working side by side to solve some of the most important challenges facing the world today - Bernd Aufderheide, CEO of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH.


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