ISM Cologne

The world's largest trade fair for confectionery and snacks

ISM is the largest and most important trade fair in the world for confectionery and snacks which takes place once a year in Cologne. The entire product range of confectionery, snack items and more and more other products for in-between are shown here. New trends, innovative products and perspectives will be presented to the professional audience that only consists of large customers, and will be discovered and discussed by them. As the most important business and communication platform it brings together all relevant target groups, ie small, medium and market leader with international groups, small businesses and the investment-friendly decision-makers. Here contacts are made and consumer-friendly innovative ideas, creations and concepts are offered to secure the future of the industry. The exhibition concept is supplemented by numerous special shows and forums, such as the New Product Showcase for new products or Innova Market Insights for new product trends. Since 2014, a further highlight is the presentation of the ISM Awards honoring extraordinary contributions to the confectionery and snacks industry.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 4 days of the fair, from 26. January to 29. January 2014, about 1476 exhibitors from 70 countries and 35000 visitors from 140 countries on the ISM in Cologne.

The ISM will take place on 4 days from Sunday, 31. January to Wednesday, 03. February 2016 in Cologne.

QR Code ISM Cologne
31.01.2016 - 03.02.2016*
Sunday - Wednesday, 4 days
professional visitors only
Local time: 13:54 h (UTC +1)
Trade Show Contact:
Display e-mail address
Fair location: *
Köln Messe
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Fair organizer:
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)221 8210
Fax: +49 (0)221 8212574

Past events:
01.02.2015 - 04.02.2015
26.01.2014 - 29.01.2014
27.01.2013 - 30.01.2013

Product groups:
baked goods, breakfast, candies, chocolate, chocolate products, chocolates, Cocoa, confectionery, frozen confectionery, ice cream, ready to eat fruit snacks, savory snacks, snack products, vegetable snacks, ...
Industry sectors:
Food, Sweets, ...
Fairs of these Sectors:
Disclaimer: *
No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.

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