Description

ISM is the largest and most important sweets and snacks fair in the world. Every year the international sector meets to introduce, discover and discuss the latest trends, the newest products and the most up-to-dates perspectives. The entire global market is reflected in ISM's range of products, which is broader than that of any other comparable trade fair. All relevant target groups in the world of confectionery are brought together here. Small, medium-sized and market-leading suppliers make direct contact with the global trade to meet the customers' needs of tomorrow with innovative ideas, creations and concepts. And that ensures mutual benefit and a profitable future for suppliers and traders alike.

Schedules

January 28 - 31, 2018

Frequency

Annual

Venue

Koelnmesse

Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln
Germany

Type of event
leading international trade fair
Debut event
1971
associations
UFI
Open for
Trade visitors
Industry branches
Bakery, Confectionery, Food, Beverages
Products & Sectors
Chocolate and chocolate products, Sugar confectionery, Biscuits, Snack foods, Savoury snacks - ready to eat, Fruit snacks and vegetable snacks, Breakfast incl. coffee, Tea and cocoa, Ice cream and deep-frozen confectionery, Trade associations, Publishing houses

Koelnmesse GmbH

Messeplatz 1 , 50679 Köln

Phone: +49 (0)221/821-0

Fax: +49 (0)221/821-2574

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Associations: AUMA, EMECA, UFI

Contact

Sabine Schommer

(Koelnmesse GmbH)

Phone: +49 (0)221/821-3923

Fax: +49 (0)221/821-3340

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2016

Visitors

Total
40,331
National
15,328
Foreign
25,003

audited: FKM

Visitor profile: Visitors from 151 countries. Buyers from the following wholesale and retail: confectionery, food and beverage wholesale, import and purchasing associations, trade chains and their regional branches, filling stations-chains - central / local administration, hypermarkets, suppliers for foodservice, retail confectionery trade, pastry shops / cafés / bakeries / confectioneries, cash & carry operations, bakery requirement wholesale, health food wholesalers, drugstore chains, department stores, online-food retailers, vending machine operators, nutrition scientists, food chemists, producers of sweets and snacks

Exhibitors

Total
1,582
National
222
Foreign
1,360
indirect
25
Domestic
11
Foreign
14

audited: FKM

Exhibitor profile: Direct exhibitors from 65 countries. Manufacturers and distributors of sweets and snacks ready packed for retail sale under the following headings: chocolate and chocolate products, sugar confectionery, biscuits, snack foods, savoury snacks - ready to eat, fruit snacks and vegetable snacks, breakfast, ice cream and deep-frozen confectionery, trade associations, specialist publishing houses

Net sqm

Total
46,886 m²
National
11,749 m²
Foreign
35,137 m²
Special areas
251 m²

audited: FKM

Statistics history

2015

Visitors

Total
39,387
National
15,150
Foreign
24,237

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,506
National
223
Foreign
1,283
indirect
22
Domestic
6
Foreign
16

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
46,362 m²
National
12,922 m²
Foreign
33,440 m²
Special areas
563 m²

audited: FKM

2014

Visitors

Total
35,008
National
11,796
Foreign
23,212

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,448
National
221
Foreign
1,227
indirect
19
Domestic
7
Foreign
12

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
44,598 m²
National
12,729 m²
Foreign
31,869 m²
Special areas
648 m²

audited: FKM

2013

Visitors

Total
38,521
National
14,070
Foreign
24,451

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,360
National
219
Foreign
1,141
indirect
42
Domestic
30
Foreign
12

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
44,652 m²
National
13,061 m²
Foreign
31,591 m²
Special areas
724 m²

audited: FKM

2012

Visitors

Total
38,827
National
14,764
Foreign
24,063

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,361
National
218
Foreign
1,143
indirect
31
Domestic
10
Foreign
21

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
45,174 m²
National
13,200 m²
Foreign
31,974 m²
Special areas
618 m²

audited: FKM

2011

Visitors

Total
32,451
National
11,699
Foreign
20,752

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,423
National
227
Foreign
1,196
indirect
70
Domestic
46
Foreign
24

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
46,878 m²
National
14,639 m²
Foreign
32,239 m²
Special areas
340 m²

audited: FKM

2010

Visitors

Total
30,871
National
10,687
Foreign
20,184

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,371
National
230
Foreign
1,141
indirect
75
Domestic
14
Foreign
61

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
48,015 m²
National
15,222 m²
Foreign
32,793 m²
Special areas
523 m²

audited: FKM

2009

Visitors

Total
33,152
National
12,750
Foreign
20,402

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,432
National
242
Foreign
1,190
indirect
108
Domestic
49
Foreign
59

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
50,444 m²
National
15,696 m²
Foreign
34,748 m²
Special areas
340 m²

audited: FKM

2008

Visitors

Total
33,828
National
12,812
Foreign
21,016

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,516
National
244
Foreign
1,272
indirect
120
Domestic
60
Foreign
60

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
53,456 m²
National
16,897 m²
Foreign
36,559 m²

audited: FKM

2007

Visitors

Total
35,957
National
14,568
Foreign
21,389

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,496
National
254
Foreign
1,242
indirect
106
Domestic
36
Foreign
70

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
54,142 m²
National
17,487 m²
Foreign
36,655 m²

audited: FKM

2006

Visitors

Total
35,249
National
14,452
Foreign
20,797

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,471
National
239
Foreign
1,232
indirect
157
Domestic
72
Foreign
85

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
54,876 m²
National
17,628 m²
Foreign
37,248 m²

audited: FKM

2005

Visitors

Total
34,925
National
13,696
Foreign
21,229

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,475
National
251
Foreign
1,224
indirect
135
Domestic
30
Foreign
105

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
55,106 m²
National
17,434 m²
Foreign
37,672 m²
Special areas
598 m²

audited: FKM

2004

Visitors

Total
33,339
National
12,311
Foreign
21,028

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,333
National
233
Foreign
1,100
indirect
151
Domestic
34
Foreign
117

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
49,295 m²
National
17,553 m²
Foreign
31,742 m²
Special areas
266 m²

audited: FKM

2003

Visitors

Total
32,952
National
13,652
Foreign
19,300

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,335
National
243
Foreign
1,092
indirect
136
Domestic
25
Foreign
111

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
49,182 m²
National
17,288 m²
Foreign
31,894 m²
Special areas
242 m²

audited: FKM

2002

Visitors

Total
32,891
National
12,729
Foreign
20,162

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,287
National
245
Foreign
1,042
indirect
229
Domestic
45
Foreign
184

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
49,490 m²
National
20,182 m²
Foreign
29,308 m²
Special areas
242 m²

audited: FKM

2001

Visitors

Total
32,933
National
12,562
Foreign
20,371

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,283
National
255
Foreign
1,028
indirect
245
Domestic
41
Foreign
204

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
47,920 m²
National
19,715 m²
Foreign
28,205 m²
Special areas
266 m²

audited: FKM

2000

Visitors

Total
27,115
National
12,775
Foreign
14,340

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,182
National
249
Foreign
933
indirect
266
Domestic
51
Foreign
215

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
45,856 m²
National
19,802 m²
Foreign
26,054 m²
Special areas
266 m²

audited: FKM

1999

Visitors

Total
27,324
National
12,900
Foreign
14,424

audited: FKM

Exhibitors

Total
1,147
National
256
Foreign
891
indirect
283
Domestic
50
Foreign
233

audited: FKM

Net sqm

Total
45,030 m²
National
20,038 m²
Foreign
24,992 m²
Special areas
266 m²

audited: FKM

Information for visitors and exhibitors

Opening hours

9am - 6pm

Dates and times

Setting-up time:
Jan 25, 2018
Dismantling time:

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