Hardware Cologne

Ready for the Future: Koelnmesse 3.0

Koelnmesse is building for the future: spacious buildings with 10,000 m2 additional exhibition space, fascinating digital technology and many new possibilities for inspiring trade fair experiences. The new Koelnmesse 3.0 is going to be great  – everything within easy reach, maximum flexibility and energy-saving. The INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR will also benefit from these improvments.

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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. weiterlesen…

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. weiterlesen…

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 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. weiterlesen…

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!

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. weiterlesen…

We proudly present: the Manufacturers Association House & Garden at the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE

More than 35 years ago, leading producers of building, house and garden products joined forces to form the “Herstellerverband Haus & Garten“ “(Manufacturers’ Association House & Garden). The association focuses primarily on sales-oriented topics in the assorted sales channels specialist retailers, DIY stores and garden centres. weiterlesen…

Trade fair partner continues to grow: successful Hardware Forum ITALY 2018

More exhibition space, more exhibitors and an exciting program: Our exhibition partner in Italy, the Hardware Forum powered by EISENWARENMESSE, has shown a strong event.

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Economic forecast for the hardware industry: What does the EISEN-Meter say?

In their autumn report, the leading economic research institutes anticipate a slight slowdown in the German economy. A glance at the EISEN-Meter reveals how the members of the hardware industry view the development.  weiterlesen…