Success: digital transformation in practice

As users and suppliers of 4.0 technologies, machine builders have already undergone digital transformation and developed new business models. At NORTEC you can benefit from the expertise of these exhibitors. Find out how you can actually digitalise your own company. Connect up with existing technology and increase your versatility and efficiency long-term. One of the key words in all of this is ‘retrofitting’ – equipping conventional machines with 4.0 technologies.

At the 4.0 – Practical Course in Hall A3 you can find out for yourself how digitalisation solutions are already working in practice. Discover there how networking people with machines and machines with each other might look at your own company.

NORTEC - Digital transformation


Manufacturing trade fair
21 – 24 January 2020

Termin speichern



Tue - Thu: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Fri: 9.00 am - 3.00 pm



Halls A1, A3 and A4

Area plan



Central Entrance (Messeplatz)
West Entrance

Use the following motorways and junctions for travel to Hamburg Fair and CCH - Congress Center Hamburg by car (for visual impression, see locator map on the right).

Follow signposts from these junctions to “Messe / CCH”. They show you the best way to the Hamburg Fair site.

Road travel

The event organiser: Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH is offering you a special deal in cooperation with Deutsche Bahn for a relaxed and convenient journey to NORTEC.

With the Event Ticket, you travel to and from your destination with Deutsche Bahn long-distance services with 100% green power. The electricity needed for your journey is generated entirely from renewable sources.

Rail travel

How to get there

The Hamburg Fair site is easy to get to by all means of transport. It is centrally located, with good transport connections at the centre of Hamburg and in sight of Hamburg Dammtor InterCity rail station. Select your desired mode of transport for fast and reliable travel.

Travel information