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

Date of the event *new date*
3-6 March 2026
Organizer of the fair
Koelnmesse GmbH
Event frequency
every 2 years
Koelnmesse, Fair Grounds, Köln-Deutz
Opening times
3-5 March 2026 - 8:00 a.m - 7:00 p.m.
6 March 2026 - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

3-5 March 2026 - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
6 March 2026 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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
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
  • Procurement manager
  • Operations- and production manager
  • Trades people
  • Commercial users
  • Engineers
  • Architects

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