Event programme 2019

Exclusive events, workshops, lectures and highlights like the New Product Showcase – as a hotspot of the sweets and snacks industry, ISM offers pure inspiration. At this place you find an overview of the highlights of the events of the ISM 2019.

Coffee has been an integral part of the trade fair concept since 2015 and is now even being covered with its own special show in hall 5.2, the Cologne Coffee Forum. Different exhibitors showed the broad range of coffee. In addition, visitors could take part at Espresso seminars and coffee Pairings.

Learn more about the Cologne Coffee Forum.

During a festive gala evening on 27 January 2019 the ISM Award was presented for the sixth time.

Learn more here about the ISM Award and the winner of 2019.

Again in 2019 guests could discover interesting new products and innovations in the sweets and snacks industry at the “New Product Showcase”.

Learn more about the New Product Showcase.

At the new Sweet Kitchen@ISM* show area in Hall 3.1, various live cooking shows were waiting for you, gave you unique insights into the production of confectionery such as sweets or macarons.

Let yourself be inspired by the freshly prepared delicacies!

Learn more about the Sweet Kitchen@ISM.

In the new Trend Court you found the "Start-up Area", where young companies presented their concepts and products, the special show "Sweet Trends presented by Innova Market Insights" and the "ISM Expert Stage".

Here you could gain a wide variety of insights into the trend and theme world of the confectionery and snack industry in the form of exciting presentations, professional lectures and more.

Learn more about the Trend Court@ISM.

The Halal Infopoint, which has met with tremendous visitor interest ever since its premiere during ISM 2017, would again serve as contact point for visitors wishing to get an overview of the newest trends, products and further information regarding the Halal theme.

Learn more about Halal Infopoint

Winner ISM Award 2019