90% of exhibition space at EISENWARENMESSE, International Hardware Fair has already been booked, as of the end of the first registration phase (31 May 2017).
64% of registrations have been from abroad, including big brands of the hardware industry as well as many returnee exhibitors. The exhibitors that have already confirmed participation include Stanley Black & Decker, F. Reyher, Gedore, Schäfer & Peters, STAHLWILLE, Alfred Schellenberg, Altrad Lescha, Hazet-Werk Hermann Zerver GmbH & Co. KG, Pferd Rüggeberg and Tox Dübel. Exhibitors have confirmed from 49 countries.
The Cologne fair grounds-located International Hardware Fair will be held from 4 to 7 March 2018.
Held every two years, Cologne’s International Hardware Fair introduced a number of innovations such as the DIY Boulevard and the E-Commerce Arena and many of them will continue and develop for the 2018 show: “In cooperation with the manufacturers association, Haus & Garten e.V., EISENWARENMESSE – International Hardware Fair will be presenting innovations by the metre on the DIY Boulevard in Hall 5.1 for the second time. After the great interest in the E-Commerce Arena in 2016, the organisers are extending the format into a 2-day E-Commerce Summit.”