Larry Turner of Hannover Fairs USA at IMTS 2018 with MakingChips

Larry Turner

President & CEO of Hannover Fairs USA, Inc

Larry Turner is President & CEO of Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. (HFUSA), the U.S. subsidiary of Hannover, Germany’s Deutsche Messe – one of the world’s largest and most active organizers of industrial technology events. Chicago, Illinois-based HFUSA helps U.S. companies expand domestically and internationally through exhibit and sponsorship opportunities at Deutsche Messe’s worldwide portfolio of events. Participation in these events offers U.S. companies an unparalleled opportunity for business development through trade shows and conferences held in Hannover, Germany and North America, as well as in key markets such as China, Mexico and Turkey.

Mr. Turner and his Chicago-based team create qualified new business leads, help U.S. companies enter new markets and aid them in forming lasting partnerships. Mr. Turner is responsible for HFUSA’s rapidly growing North American trade show portfolio, including industrial technology, renewable energy, commercial vehicle, and floor covering innovations focused events. These shows include the first North American Commercial Vehicle Show launched in 2017, which has been designated a Gold 100 Awards honoree by Trade Show Executive Magazine, the leading trade show publication. The Gold 100 Awards salutes the largest and most accomplished trade shows of the year.
Mr. Turner can be reached via email at


IMTS Wrap-up Discussion

Six days of IMTS is enough to make your head spin! Do you have the IMTS Hangover? We’ve got the remedy!

We’ve spent an entire week exploring the future of manufacturing technology while connecting dreamers and doers. Saturday’s session brings the IMTS experience to a close as we rehash the most important takeaways from the week. Jason & Jim Wrap up the show with AMT leaders, Peter Eelman and Larry Turner at noon on Saturday, September 15 on the main stage of the grand concourse.


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