h + h cologne Cologne

31 Mar. - 02 Apr. 2023 | International trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby

The h + h cologne is the international trade fair for creative handycraft and hobby and is considered as leading trade fair for innovations and trends in the field of textile design. It takes place once a year at the fairgrounds in Cologne and will be open to trade visitors only. As a central meeting place for the entire international handycraft industry exhibitors will present their products and innovations in the fields of knitting, crochet, embroidery, sewing and crafting. Leader but also many small manufacturers convince with a unique variety of products and the latest trends. The h + h cologne is complemented by a high-quality program. At the big fashion show organized by the "Initiative Handarbeit" current trends for the coming season are shown. Many workshops and informative special shows on handicraft techniques and craft products for special events extend the range of the fair. Since 2014, the exhibition has been extended to the event area "My lovely livingroom". Here homemade home accessories are presented and it will be shown how to make these and how materials and techniques can be combined to create an individual living area.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 3 days of the fair, from 29. March to 31. March 2019, about 429 exhibitors and 16500 visitors from 80 countries on the h + h cologne in Cologne.

The h + h cologne will take place on 3 days from Friday, 31. March to Sunday, 02. April 2023 in Cologne.

In 54 days
31.03.2023 - 02.04.2023*
Friday - Sunday, 3 days
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Local time:
12:39 h (UTC +01:00)

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Fair location:

Köln Messe,
Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)221 8210
Fax: +49 (0)221 8212574
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Past editions:
  • 18. - 20. March 2022
  • 26. - 28. March 2021
  • 29. - 31. March 2019
    • 429 exhibitors
    • 16500 visitors
  • 23. - 25. March 2018
    • 423 exhibitors from 45 countries
    • 16000 visitors
  • 31 Mar. - 02 Apr. 2017
    • 423 exhibitors from 42 countries
    • 16000 visitors
  • 18. - 20. March 2016
  • 27. - 29. March 2015
    • 379 exhibitors from 43 countries
    • 14800 visitors
  • 21. - 23. March 2014
    • 358 exhibitors from 40 countries
    • 14700 visitors

Fair location:

Köln Messe,
Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: beads, buttons, canvases, carpet yarns, craft kits, craft supplies, crochet, cross stitch kits, embroidery machines, fabric, fabric printing supplies, fabrics, felt, felting wool, haberdashery, handicrafts equipment, handmade fabrics, handmade tools, home textiles, instruction books, knitting machine yarn, knitting ribbons, knitting yarn, knotting accessories, knotting packages, macrame yarn, patchwork, picture frames, porcelain, quilting, ribbons, scissors, sequins, sewing boxes, sewing machine accessories, sewing machines, sewing thread, shop fitting, silk painting, store design, technical books, technical journals, textile design, trimmings, weaving yarns, wool, yarns, zippers, …

Industry sectors: Handicraft Supplies, Handwork, Hobby, …

Fairs of these Sectors: Handicrafts FairsHobby Trade ShowsTrade Fairs for Handwork

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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