Cologne, 06.–09.03.2022 #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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The next INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR will take place from 6th to 9th March 2022.

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As the largest tool manufacturer in Europe, Germany needs the EISENWARENMESSE – International Hardware Fair Cologne as its leading trade fair. The planned concept is absolutely viable for 2022 as well, and we will do everything possible to put on a powerful and innovative EISENWARENMESSE – International Hardware Fair Cologne together with Koelnmesse.

Stefan Horst, Managing Director

Association of German Tool Manufacturers (FWI)

Koelnmesse has completely convinced our members with its #B-SAFE4business concept and we have no doubt about the ability to ensure the safe execution of an event. Nevertheless, we made the recommendation to cancel in consultation with our members because the EISENWARENMESSE – International Hardware Fair Cologne would not have been able to become the meeting place expected by our members due to the present unforeseeable events.

Ralf Rahmede, Managing Director

German Association of Home and Garden Manufacturers (HHG)


The consequences of the corona virus, which is occurring worldwide, also affect our Koelnmesse events. The health of all trade fair participants, customers and partners is paramount.

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Get a picture of our measures, which we have summarized under the keyword #B-SAFE4business .

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The HARDWARE FAIR product range

The HARDWARE FAIR product range

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Exhibitors from all over the world

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Visitors from 143 countries

165.000 m²

Exhibition and event space