ISM returns to Cologne

ISM returns to Cologne

The annual highlight for the international confectionery and snacks trade is just around the corner: ISM 2024! It is the perfect opportunity to discover the latest trends, products and innovations in the industry from 28.–31.01.2024 in Cologne, Germany.

Over 1,350 exhibitors from 70 countries and 35 joint stands from Europe, Asia, North and South America have confirmed their participation. They include established global market leaders and national industry giants as well as SMEs, up-and-coming companies and start-ups as well as new participants from countries such as Albania, Algeria and Canada.

ISM 2024 will also offer a combination of numerous event formats and inspiring networking for industry professionals from all over the world: from the speed dating format for exhibitors and influencers to the get-together for young professionals – you can look forward to a varied programme.

Three good reasons to attend ISM

  • New Product Showcase: Are you looking for the latest products at ISM? Then the New Product Showcase special exhibition in Hall 5.2 is the right place for you. Be curious about the innovations of ISM 2024!
  • Start-up Area: Here, you can meet young companies that have been on the market for less than five years. The Start-up Area – with 20 international participants – is located in Hall 5.2. Don’t miss the Start-up Pitches on the “Expert Stage” just next to hall 5.2, where the young enterprises introduce themselves in 5 minutes‘ compact presentations.
  • Lab5 by ISM: Business & Networking, Entertainment & Excitement, Innovations & Impulses – a totally new trade fair experience awaits you in Hall 5.2: Lab5 by ISM. Dive into a fascinating own world within ISM. The “place-to-be” of the trade fair offers some sweet surprises. 

Our tip: Plan your arrival and your stay in Cologne well in advance. The cathedral city is always worth a visit beyond the ISM and offers a multitude of cultural and inspiring highlights.

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