03.–06.03.2024 #IEM2024

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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 2024
Organizer of the fair
Koelnmesse GmbH
Event frequency
every 2 years
Koelnmesse, Fair Grounds, Köln-Deutz
Opening times
3-5 March 2024
Exhibitors: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Visitors: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

6 March 2024
Exhibitors: 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Visitors: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Participation fees
By application until 30.06.2023 = 220.00 EUR/sqm*
By application from 01.07.2023 = 250.00 EUR/sqm*
Flat rate energy costs / m²
EUR 21.50 for each m²
AUMA / m²
EUR 00.60 for each m²
Ticket prices 2024 at the Ticket Shop (incls. VAT)
Day ticket 47.00 Euro
Season ticket 67.00 Euro
Craftsman day ticket 20.00 Euro

Exhibitor pass 67.00 Euro

To the ticket shop
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 application forms for exhibitors
from January 2023 onwards
To the online application
Hall occupancy
Halls 2, 3, 4, 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
  • Procurement manager
  • Operations- and production manager
  • Trades people
  • Commercial users
  • Engineers
  • Architects
Figures for the previous event
Exhibitors 2022:
Gross exhibition space 2022:
Visitors 2022:
1.402 from 51 countries
114.000 m²
25.000 from 125 countries

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