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ISM 2024 – Sweet Excitement

Soon, the International Confectionery and Snack Industry will gather once again – at ISM 2024, the essential meeting point for pioneers, industry leaders, and enthusiasts from around the world! Look forward to inspiring product presentations that offer exclusive insights into the latest innovations by international manufacturers. From unexpected flavor combinations to revolutionary new creations – be amazed by the industry's ingenuity.
Our expert stage will once again be the platform for groundbreaking discussions. Join us as thought leaders provide insights into the future of the confectionery and snack industry, discussing key trends and challenges.
In our dedicated innovation areas, you'll have the opportunity to explore the groundbreaking novelties of tomorrow and draw inspiration from emerging start-ups.
Make use of the numerous networking opportunities to establish valuable connections in an inspiring environment. Whether in our networking lounges like Lab5 by ISM or at informal gatherings – ISM 2024 offers you diverse chances for exchange with relevant business contacts.

From the 28th to the 31st of January 2024, you can experience the latest developments in the confectionery and snack industry with all your senses.

Lab5 by ISM

Lab5 by ISM

Sweet treats in one hand, a coffee in the other. The scent of chocolate and cinnamon in the air. The music brought the mood to a climax. That was the brand new Lab5 by ISM!

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Segments at ISM

Segments at ISM

Changing consumer needs generate new nutrition trends and product innovations. As the world's largest trade fair for confectionery and snacks, ISM highlighted these trends and supplemented its product worlds with new themed areas around sweet or savoury indulgence for in-between.

To the segments of ISM


Secure early booking discount now and become an exhibitor

The exhibitor registration for ISM 2024 is now available!

Become an exhibitor

Learn all about the advantages of ISM (.pdf)

Start-up Area

Start-ups at ISM

20 start-up companies from 10 countries made their debut in the Start-up Area in Lab5 by ISM (Hall 5.2). The product range included filled and chocolate-coated figs, Ayurvedic turmeric mints, party snacks made from insects and much more.

Start-up Area
Private label

Private label

At ISM this year, you once again experienced the world's largest range of private labels for confectionery and snacks.

Suppliers for private labels


ISM Cologne – intriguing facts that spark your curiosity

around 25,000

trade visitors from 135 countries

72 %

of the trade visitors are international


exhibitors from all 70 countries

88 %

of the exhibitors are international

Our Trade Fairs for the Industry Sector >>Sweets & Snacks and Food<<

Germany | Cologne | 28.-31.01.2024


Information about ISM

Japan | Tokyo | 10.-12.04.2024

ISM Japan

Information about ISM Japan

UAE | Dubai | 7.-9.11.2023

ISM Middle East

Information about ISM Middle East

China | Shenzhen | 17.-19.04.2024


Information about SIGEP China

Germany | Cologne | 23.–25.04.2023

ProSweets Cologne

Information about ProSweets Cologne

Colombia | Bogotá | 18.-21.06.2024


Information about Alimentec

India | Mumbai | 07.-09.09.2023


Information about ANUFOOD India

Brazil | São Paulo | 09.-11.04.2024

Anuga Select Brazil

Anuga Select Brazil

China | Shenzhen | 17.-19.04.2024

Anuga Select China

Information about Anuga Select China

Germany | Cologne | 07.-11.10.2023


Information about Anuga

Japan | Tokyo | 10.-12.04.2024

Anuga Select Tokyo

Information about Anuga Select Tokyo

Thailand | Bangkok | 23.-27.05.2023

THAIFEX − Anuga Asia

Information about THAIFEX − Anuga Asia

Thailand | Bangkok | 23.-27.05.2023


Information about THAIFEX − HOREC Asia

You can look forward to ISM!

The next ISM will take place on site in Cologne from 28.-31.01.2024.

Mark pink in the calendar now

Look back at ISM Cologne 2023!

The fascinating world of confectionery and snacks finally made its way back into the Cologne exhibition halls! From 23.04. to 25.04.2023, the world's leading trade fair ISM once again presented itself as a trend platform and indispensable network.

At ISM 2023 you could experience new inspirations and contacts as well as groundbreaking product trends. Look back on an unforgettable industry event.

Experience the highlights of ISM 2023 once again here