25.–28.09.2022 #IEM2022

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The EISENWARENMESSE – INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR is the clear number one of the industry, and is more important than ever before in 2022 as a globally established platform for innovations, business and communication.

The trade fair will be the starting and anchoring point when the hardware world turns on its motor again. The first discussions after the crisis have taken place at the top level In Cologne and international relations are being established and expanded upon. After all, when have personal relationships ever been this important?

Let’s rock this new beginning together! Let's start the "new normal" at full throttle and get the motor running – who can do that better than us?


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Become a digital-only exhibitor!

The digital industry platform for even more business and networking – with even wider worldwide coverage.

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Apply now for the EISEN Award!

Step under the spotlight! Apply in three categories and be set for the winners of the EISEN Award 2022!

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We are there! Learn more about the exhibitors at EISENWARENMESSE 2022.

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Event programme

The comprehensive event programme of EISENWARENMESSE provides information about current developments and trends in the sector. Besides awards, honours and special shows, the HARDWARE FAIR offers an important platform for making contacts in the sector.

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NEW service für trade fair visitors - Iron Scout

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Save the date

The next INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR will take place from 25 to 28 September 2022.

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Our Trade Fairs for the Industry Sectors >>Hardware<<

Germany | Cologne | 28.02.-02.03.2023

Asia-Pacific Sourcing

Information about Asia-Pacific Sourcing

China | Shanghai | 21.-23.09.2022

China International Hardware Show

Information about China International Hardware Show

Italy | Bergamo | 05.-06.05.2023

International Hardware Fair Italy

Information about International Hardware Fair Italy

Germany | Cologne | 25.-28.09.2022

Internationale Eisenwarenmesse Köln

Information about Internationale Eisenwarenmesse Köln

Your added value with EISENWARENMESSE @home

  • Global networking and presence for your products and brands beyond the physical trade fair
  • Simple and efficient lead generation via digital networking functions, analyses and statistics
  • Professional digital presence – also for your own channels
  • Media attention and expansion of your community
  • Digital access to the vast industry network of the No. 1
  • And after the trade fair is far from over: until 30.11.2022 - stay visible for longer!


The HARDWARE FAIR product range

The EISENWARENMESSE is divided into four clearly arranged product segments. Here professional buyers can find hardware competence in a consolidated and structured form.

  • Tools
  • Industrial supply
  • Fasteners and fixings
  • Home improvement

Learn more about the HARDWARE FAIR product range

eCommerce area by Michael Atug

Find out more information about the eCommerce area by Michael Atug here:

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A fair - many reasons to be curious


Exhibitors from all over the world


Exhibition and event space


Visitors from 143 countries

+ 9 %

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Current admission regulations

Koelnmesse events can be attended without restrictions. However, Koelnmesse strongly recommends that you only enter the trade fair grounds if you have been vaccinated, have recovered or have been tested, and that you voluntarily wear a medical mouth/nose protection.

More information about Covid

The countdown is on for the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR 2022

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