U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Largest-Ever U.S. Delegation To Attend 2016 Hannover Messe

Size and Scope of U.S. Delegation Creates Unparalleled Opportunity for Romanian Businesses and Investors

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that she will lead the largest-ever U.S. delegation to Hannover Messe, the world’s foremost trade fair for industrial technology, taking place April 25 to 29, 2016 in Hannover, Germany. The United States will be the official Hannover Messe Partner Country for the first time in the Fair’s history, and the U.S. delegation already contains more than 290 businesses, research institutions, and economic development organizations (EDOs).

President Obama will also participate in this year’s event, themed “Integrated Industry-Discover Solutions.”

The announcement of the U.S. delegation to Hannover Messe is very positive for Romania’s businesses, organizations, and investors,” said U.S. Ambassador to Romania Hans Klemm. “Attendees from Romania will be able to connect to key leaders, leading companies, the most advanced technologies, and the most promising investment opportunities the United States has to offer.

“The United States is home to the most innovative and forward thinking companies in the world. But in today’s global economy, it is not enough to simply be the best – we must also let the world know that America is open for business,” said Secretary Pritzker. “Hannover Messe is a unique opportunity for American companies to showcase their products and capabilities to thousands of global advanced manufacturing representatives.”

The U.S. Department of Commerce is offering a number of services to support members of the U.S. delegation, including support in business-to-business introductions. Romanian attendees for Hannover Messe that are looking to meet with U.S. exhibitors can view the list of the U.S. delegation and request in-person meetings during the show by contacting the U.S. Embassy Commercial Section: office.bucharest@trade.gov.

A list of all exhibitors in the delegation can be downloaded atexport.gov/hannovermesse/exhibitors.