Cologne, 06.–09.03.2022 #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
Participation options
Sonia Xu
Tel: +86 10 65907766 707
Fax: +86 10 65906139

Emma Mao
Tel: +86 21 6390 6161-828
Fax: +86 21 6390 6858

Get in the mood with HARDWARE FORUM ITALY

Facts and Figures: Hardware Forum Italy

Hardware Forum Italy

Hardware Forum Italy
Why participate?
  • The only independent trade fair in the hardware sector in Italy, covering all product segments of the industry
  • An event addressed to the entire hardware world - traditional and professional - as well as to the large-scale distribution, thanks to the partnership with Bricoday
  • Exhibitors and visitors can benefit from a diverse programme: conferences, seminars, workshops and awards
Visitor profile
  • 45% Distributors:
    Owners of hardware and tool stores, professional hardware stores, wholesalers, paint shops, DIY store owners and GD buyers, other distributors (e.g. building, electronics, etc…)
  • 44% Manufacturers:
    suppliers, industry professionals and sales agents
  • 11% Service providers and trade press
Exhibitor profile
  • Hand tools
  • Chemicals
  • Services and equipment
  • Electrical devices/accessories
  • Protective equipment
  • Hardware/fixing and fastening
  • Home improvement
  • Gardening and terrace
  • Car accessories
Market Information
The Italian market of the hardware industry is characterised by a distribution structure based on a large number of wholesalers and retailers

  • 10 billion EUR revenue
  • 9,000 hardware shops
  • 40,000 stores
  • 120 leading hardware wholesalers


  • Revenue:
    The Italian hardware market generates 10 billion EUR revenue - one of the largest markets in Europe - and can rely on 9,000 stores
  • Wholesalers:
    The high presence of wholesalers plays a key role in the purchasing structure
  • Modernisation:
    Retailers are facing a modernisation process in terms of store structure, specialization and e-commerce platforms development
In the 2019 edition: more than 250 meetings with 25 qualified buyers

Find out more about the matchmaking programme
Participation options
Hybrid (both online and at the fairground):
  • stand
  • online showcase
  • matchmaking meetings

Find all exhibiting options here

Place any other request here
Contact for exhibitors:
Alice Brambilla
Tel. +39 02 86961330

Contact for visitors and matchmaking:
Giulia Azzoni
Tel. +39 02 86961323

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