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

A special program will be offered on Sunday 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 can find at this stage the trend presentations from Innova Market Insights.

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

Learn more here about Innova Market Insights.

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

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

Again in 2017 guests can discover more than 100 interesting new products in the confectionery industry at the “New Product Showcase”. 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 will take place in hall 2.2

Learn more here about New Product Showcase.

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 can take part at Espresso seminars and different exhibitors will show the broad range of coffee.

Learn more here about the Cologne Coffee Forum.

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

Learn more here about the ISM Award.