Cologne: 01.–04.03.2020 #IEM2020

Facts and figures

We have prepared all of the important information for you in compact form. You will find everything you need to know about the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR at a glance in our Facts and figures.


Trade Fair
Product categories
  • Tools
    Industrial Supply
    Fasteners & Fixings, Fittings
    Home Improvement
Date of the event
1. – 4. March 2020
Organizer of the fair
Koelnmesse GmbH
Event frequency
every 2 years
Koelnmesse, Fair Grounds, Köln-Deutz
Opening times 2020
March 1-3, 2020:
Exhibitors: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Visitors: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

March 4, 2020:
Exhibitors: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Visitors: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Admission prices 2020
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Product segments
  • Hand tools, power tools and accessories, machine tools
  • Workshop and factory equipment/Industrial supply, protection equipment
  • Fastening and fixing technology, building and furniture fittings
  • Interiors and furnishings, sanitary ware and fittings, chemical products, building materials, --elements, -accessories and outside structures, Automotive supplies and accessories, two-wheeler accessories, smart home #
  • Industry services
Fair profile
  • 1. The leading trade fair for the hardware/tool sector
  • 2. Traditional meeting point for communication and innovation in the hardware industry
  • 3. Internationality of exhibitors and visitors
  • 4. B2B fair for buyers from trade, industry and commercial users
Mailing of registration forms to exhibitors and interested companies
from January 2019
Hall occupancy
Halls 2-5, 10-11
Access rights
  • All forms of the trade
  • Buyers from the industry
  • Commercial users
  • Engineers and architects
Target groups exhibitors
  • Hand and power tools industry
  • Building and furniture fittings industry
  • Fasteners and fixing industry
  • Manufacturers of workshop and factory equipment/ Industrial supply
  • DIY-industry
  • Industry services
Target groups trade visitors
  • Tools specialist trade
  • Hardware trade (incl. cooperatives and production connected trade)
  • Security specialist trade
  • Home centers
  • Department stores, discount stores
  • Building supplies
  • Buyers from industry
  • Commercial users
  • Commercial craftsmen
  • Engineers
  • Architects
Figures for the previous event (2018)
Gross exhibition space
2.770 from 58 countries
165.000 m²
47.000 from 143 countries
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