25.–28.09.2022 #IEM2022

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We have bundled our worldwide trade fair portfolio for the hardware sector under KOELNMESSE: GLOBAL COMPETENCE IN HARDWARE. Benefit from this global trade fair offer too and make use of the attractive opportunities and advantages of this network to tap into new markets and target groups!


Facts and Figures: China International Hardware Show

China International Hardware Show

China International Hardware Show
Why participate?
  • Leading hardware sourcing fair in Asia, benchmark of Chinese hardware industry for the past 20 years
  • The convenient way to meet regional decision makers and buyers
  • Strong support of China National Hardware Association and excellent domestic network
  • Hybrid participation options for international exhibitors to ensure efficient business networking in current times
Visitor profile
  • 34 % Traders/Wholesalers
  • 16 % Exporters/Importers
  • 14 % Tool/DIY Retailers
  • 13 % Others
  • 12 % Manufacturers/Producers
  • 8 % Distributors
  • 3 % Contractors/Construction Companies
Exhibitor profile
  • Hand Tools
  • Building & Decoration Hardware
  • Tools, Accessories & Systems
  • Fasteners
  • Power Tools
  • Locks
  • Grinding Abrasives
  • Garden Tools
  • Security Equipment & Systems
  • Nails & Wire Mesh
  • Processing Equipment
  • Labor insurance products
  • Pneumatic Tools
  • Small Machinery
  • Welding Tools
Market Information
  • Total import volume of the hardware industry in China:
    19,082 billion USD
  • Total import volume of the hardware industry from the EU:
    6,992 billion USD
    • 50.38% from Germany
    • 11.88% from Italy
    • 7% from France
Building hardware and tools imported from:
  • Japan
  • Germany
  • USA
  • South Korea
  • Italy
Tools import ratio (TOP 5):
  • Gauges tools
  • Hardware parts (small electric tools)
  • Punching tools
  • Saws
  • Spanner tools
Building hardware import ratio (TOP 5):
  • Valve
  • Nails
  • Steel
  • Hinges
  • Wire mesh
Sonia Xu
Tel: +86 10 65907766 707
Fax: +86 10 65906139

Ivy Zong
Tel: +86 21 6390 6161-828
Fax: +86 21 6390 6858

Get in the mood with International Hardware Fair Italy

Facts and Figures: International Hardware Fair Italy

International Hardware Fair Italy

International Hardware Fair Italy
5-6 May 2023
Why participate?
  • The widely successful format that led International Hardware Fair Cologne - EISENWARENMESSE - to be the world's No. 1 trade fair in the industry comes to Italy. The industry workers from all over Europe will have a Koelnmesse appointment every year: even years in Cologne, odd years in Bergamo.
  • International Hardware Fair Italy 2023 will address its naturally international vocation to foreign markets - in particular Europe and the Mediterranean area - in terms of visitors and exhibitors. The synergic alternation with EISENWARENMESSE will offer companies and visitors the opportunity to participate at a top-level event every year.
  • The event involves a wide range of different areas, to offer visitors a complete set of products. Tools, DIY, Fixing, Building, Safety, Coulor and Paintings, Electrical, Garden and Outdoor, will be the main product categories exhibited. A proposal that will catch the attention of a huge number of visitors from the most attractive distribution channels for exhibitors: traditional and professional hardware distribution, large-scale retail, building retailers, paint shops.
Find out more here
Visitor profile
International Hardware Fair Italy is aimed at visitors from the following industries:
  • Traditional and professional hardware distribution
  • Tools
  • DIY shops, large-scale distribution
  • Colour shops
  • Building retailers
  • Manufacturers and importers
  • Distributors and decision makers in the industry
  • E-commerce platforms
  • Garden centers
  • Purchasing groups
  • Industry
  • Service companies
Exhibitor profile
  • Hand and power tools
  • Safety and workwear
  • DIY
  • Building
  • Garden and outdoor
  • Industrial supplies
  • Fixing and fastening
  • Colour and paintings
  • Lighting and electric
Market Information
The Italian market of the hardware industry differs from the rest of Europe for its distribution structure and sales channels. The industry generates revenues of around 10 billion and can rely on 8,000 stores.
  • HARDWARE WHOLESALERS -> 0.9 billion revenue
  • 150 hardware distributors Tot.: 40,000 stores selling hardware products and related services (paint shops, building materials stores - 5,400 stores), technical tools stores, electrical shops, gardening sector)
  • E-commerce grows year by year and represents 15% of the total revenue in the hardware sector
  • In 2020 the market (hardware + DIY) volume is 13.3 bn EUR
  • In Italy there are around 1,000 DIY stores
  • The growth of the hardware/DIY market is around 10% (2019 vs. 2020 - Source: Gfk)
  • Garden segment represents 10-20% of the hardware/DIY distribution channel
An exclusive service for International Hardware Fair Italy exhibitors. One-to-one meetings, onsite or online, between exhibitors and selected distributors. The pool of distributors will include leading brands of hardware distribution and large-scale retail, both Italian and international.

Find out more about the matchmaking programme
Participation options
Koelnmesse provides exhibitors with different ways to participate at International Hardware Fair Italy, meeting everyone's needs and desires, according to budget, communication strategy and goals of each company.
  • RAW SPACE: the ideal solution for larger areas, where the exhibitor can use his own set up to create a place that suits his identity and corporate image.
  • PRE-ASSEMBLED STANDS: modular stands, from 12 square meters up to 48 square meters, with a defined structure (partially customisable). A practical solution, which minimises the organisational effort and the activity of setting up and dismantling.
Find our more about the participation options
Alice Brambilla
Tel. +39 02 86961330

Francisca Valdes
Tel. +39 02 8696 1331

Get in the mood with interzum bogotá Tool Pavilion - powered by INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE

Facts and Figures: interzum bogotá Tool Pavilion - powered by INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE

interzum bogotá Tool Pavilion - powered by INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE

interzum bogotá
Why participate?
  • Tools are an integral part of interzum bogotá and of the furniture supply industry in Colombia, the Andes region and the Caribbean
  • Colombia, by being a member of the Pacific Alliance, opens business opportunities across all member countries and access to more than 214 million consumers
  • Present your products in the Tool pavilion powered by INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR COLOGNE and enjoy special attention at the fair
  • Top buyers of large scale and medium sized DIY stores as well as large and medium sized production companies are known to visit the fair and also source tools
Visitor profile
  • Manufacturers of furniture
  • Joiners, carpenters, upholsterers, painters
  • Constructors, architects
  • Processors of solid wood
  • Industrial designers, decorators
  • Companies and individuals that directly or indirectly participate in the wood and furniture industry
  • Forest engineers, reforestation companies
Exhibitor profile
  • Hardware and equipment manufacturers
  • Machines for woodworking, wood interiors, furniture production and construction
  • Wood processing
  • Forestry technology
Market Information
  • With approximately 50 million inhabitants, Colombia is the second most populated country in South America and the third largest economy
  • Colombia has 16 free trade agreements with Europe, the USA and the Pacific Alliance (Mexico, Peru, Chile), among others, which give international exporters preferential access to the Colombian market
  • Hand and machine tools valued 145 million USD were imported to Colombia in 2018
  • Hand and machine tools valued 42 million USD were exported from Colombia in 2018
  • Among many other countries the top 7 import countries of hand tools and machinery to Colombia in 2018 were
    • China
    • USA
    • India
    • Germany
    • Mexico
    • Brazil
    • Switzerland
  • The distribution structure in the hardware and tool sectors in Colombia in 2018 was concentrated mainly on DIY-chains (55%), specialized trade (20%), E-Commerce (25% - mainly online-shops of DIY-chains)
Matchmaking programme: coming soon
Participation options
Tool pavilion participation - 9m2 booth

Stand construction
  • Three Chairs
  • High round table with white laminate surface
  • Counter
  • Decoration with plants
  • Product display shelf
  • Energy Supply
Company logo
Digital & print catalogue

Price: 2,620.00 USD

Reserve your stand
Angélica Garzón
+57 1 210 9979