Events

At this place you find an overview of the highlights of the supporting Programme and events of the ISM 2017.

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. Visitors could take part at Espresso seminars and different exhibitors showed the broad range of coffee.

Learn more here about the Cologne Coffee Forum.

Premiere at ISM 2017: Globally-operating dealers and manufacturers of Halal sweets and snacks presented their products at the central location on the Boulevard of the ISM.

Learn more here about the Halal- Infopoint

Innova Market Insights presented the special show Sweet Trends at ISM 2017, highlighting key trends in confectionery & snacks.

Learn more here about Innova Market Insights.

Already for the fourth time, the ISM award was given to a significant personality at the ISM 2017.

Learn more here about the ISM Award and the winner.

A special program was offered on 29.01.2017 at the ISM Expert Stage with presentations concerning topics about consumer trends and types and about the opportunities and challenges which the digitization means for the retail trade.

Further, you could find at this stage the trend presentations from Innova Market Insights.

To the overview of ISM Expert Stage.

The ISM Newcomer Area was a special location, where visitors could see the „Newcomers“ - in other words, new industry participants or those which are just new at ISM.

Participants at ISM Newcomer Area 2017 were as follows.

Again in 2017 guests could discover more than 130 interesting new products in the confectionery industry at the “New Product Showcase”. You could find out more about innovations in the confectionery and snacks industry which entered the market after the ISM 2016.

In this year the special show tooks place in hall 2.2

Learn more here about New Product Showcase.

In line with the motto Sweet Traditions, a group of international design students of the Köln International School of Design (KISD) designed a broad range of new product concepts and product packaging.

Learn more here about the special show „Sweet Traditions“.

Impressions of 2017