Hardware Cologne

Hardware Cologne

The #EISENWARENMESSE and Cologne – a long success story

…dating back to the post-war period. This was when the “Housewares and Hardware Fair” started, from which the “INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR” emerged in 1971 – as a separate event for the hardware industry. Take a look at the historical photos now! read more…

Introducing the European DIY Retail Association (EDRA) and the Global Home Improvement Network (ghin)

The formerly independent organisations European DIY Retail Association (EDRA) and the Global Home Improvement Network (ghin) have joined forces as a consolidated association. Ever since, they have acted as the unified voice of the DIY trade around the globe. With an international network of offices, EDRA/ghin is active in the entire DIY industry, creating a platform for interaction and the exchange of ideas. read more…

We introduce: Professional Association for the tool industry (FWI)

The professional association for the tool industry e.V. (Fachverband für Werkzeugindustrie e.V. – in short: FWI) has been active since 1909. As an industry representative, it represents the interests of its 150 members from various sectors such as the hand tool, machine tool, dowel and construction sectors. The areas in which the FWI is active are diverse – in addition to specialist commitment, this also includes attractive offers for its members. read more…

5 good reasons to participate in the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR 2020

The next INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR will take place from 1 to 4 March 2020 – and for these five good reasons you should not miss THE event of the industry:

 

  1. … because it is the largest international trade fair for the hardware industry
    With 2,770 exhibitors from 58 countries, the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR is the number 1 in the hardware industry. From established market leaders to newcomers: The world’s largest range of products and services is gathered here.
  2. … because the entire industry meets here
    At the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR, all sectors of the hardware industry are represented – from tools and accessories to industrial supplies, fastening and connection technology to building and DIY supplies. And around 47,000 trade visitors from 143 countries make the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR the ideal platform for your business.
  3. … because you will meet the decision-makers of the industry here
    The INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR is attended by the industry’s top decision-makers. Here you can reach the relevant target groups: Make new contacts and expand your network.
  4. … because Cologne is always worth a visit
    The trade fair city of Cologne offers numerous sights and cultural highlights. Look forward to Cologne’s hospitality and experience the highlights of the historic metropolis at the Rhine.
  5. … because we offer you attractive conditions
    Our early booking discount, which is valid until 31.5.2019, offers you all the advantages of the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR at a particularly favourable price.

 

Register now, become an exhibitor and benefit from the best business! When the entire industry meets, you can’t miss it!

 

INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR 2020: Register online and secure your early bird discount

Eingang Süd

The INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR 2020 will open its doors from March 01 to March 04, 2020. With 2,770 exhibitors from 58 countries, the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR is the largest and most international exhibition of the hardware industry worldwide. The last fair in spring 2018 attracted 47,000 trade visitors from 143 countries.

Become a part of the industry forum and secure your early bird discount for the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR 2020 now. If you register as an exhibitor by May 31, 2019, you will benefit from discounted conditions. You can find all registration details including a price overview on our website.

INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR 2020 with more space

A particular strength of the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR is the clear structuring of the four product areas Tools and Accessories, Industrial Supplies, Fastening and Connecting Technology as well as Building and Do-it-yourself Supplies. These segment structures are to be further optimised with a new hall layout. read more…

We introduce: Trade association Heimwerken, Bauen und Garten e.V. (BHB)

The trade association Heimwerken, Bauen und Garten e.V. (home improvement, building and gardening) (BHB) is a trade association representing the interests of DIY, building and gardening companies as well as other companies in the DIY sector in Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH). On a national and European level the BHB functions thereby as the mouthpiece of the DIY industry and is continuously engaged in dialogues with politics and administrations, industry partners, media and the public for their concerns. Today, 22 trade organisations and around 200 supporting members of the BHB benefit from the active, practice- and service-oriented work of the association. read more…

New image film: Work hard – rock harder!

For tens of thousands of years man has been using tools – they are one of the motors of progress and the heart of industrial manufacturing. And this heart beats particularly strongly in Cologne every two years. The INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR is the central industry forum for innovations and technologies for the global decision-makers in the manufacturing industry and the driving forces behind the tool industry.

This is impressively demonstrated by fully booked exhibition halls, full aisles, 2,770 suppliers from 58 countries and over 47,000 trade visitors from 143 countries. And because we have many good reasons to be proud of it, our new image video shows the whole world of the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR in inspiring pictures – take a look!

THE REVIEW OF 2018 – 10 HIGHLIGHTS OF #EISENWARENMESSE2018

The year 2018 is drawing to a close. And even though we are already working at full speed on the #EISENWARENMESSE2020, in this article we look back once again on the highlights of the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR 2018.   read more…

Introducing the Zentralverband Hartwarenhandel e.V at the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR

The Zentralverband Hartwarenhandel e.V. (ZHH), the Central Association of the Hardware Trade, (ZHH) is a long-standing cooperation partner of the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE. Find out what you need to know about the association here. read more…

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