On Monday, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger together with Chancellor Angela Merkel opened the major technology fair in Germany.

In a speech from Schwarzenegger, he explains the meaning of fair by saying that the fair is all about pumping up your business.

CeBIT is one of the top annual fairs in the technology industry which was started today at the Congress Centre in Hanover, Germany.

Due to the global economic crisis the number of exhibitors decreased dramatically by 25 per cent to 4,300 companies compared to last year's same event. However, Schwarzenegger give the hopes to exhibitor to fight and challenge the times to stand up and refuse to fail

Schwarzenegger was in Hannover to pick his award from the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany. He is well known for his fight against global climate change and his advocacy of alternative energy.