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One-time postponement of ISM to 23 - 25 April 2023

ISM will be postponed once next year from the end of January to the new date of 23 - 25 April 2023. In this way, Koelnmesse is taking into account the wishes of the associations sponsoring ISM. The entire sweets and snacks industry is currently facing extreme challenges with dramatic cost explosions for raw materials, energy and logistics as well as an almost incalculable consumer behaviour, according to the associations. The industry now hopes that the difficult situation will calm down and that there will be much better planning certainty at the later date of the fair in April 2023.

ISM Cologne – Everything the heart desires

Welcome to ISM Cologne, the world’s leading trade fair for confectionery and snacks!

ISM Cologne, the world’s leading trade fair for confectionery and snacks offers inspiration and innovation, exciting networking possibilities, top-class exhibitors and competent visitors. This perfect combination is unique around the globe. You will also find the world’s largest offer of trademark confectionery and snacks. Discover international confectionery and snacks at the confectionery and snacks trade fair in Cologne.

Hand in hand: In co-operation with ProSweets Cologne, the international supplier trade fair for the confectionery and snacks industry, ISM Cologne represents the entire industrial value chain. From April 23 to 25 in 2023 , the trade fair duo will once again turn the cathedral city Cologne into the meeting point of the confectionery and snacks industry.

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Impressions of ISM 2022

Segments at ISM

Segments at ISM

Changes in consumer needs lead to new nutritional trends and product innovations. As the world’s largest trade fair for confectionery and snack items, the ISM is picking up on these trends and enhancing its product worlds with new theme areas to do with sweet and savoury in-between snacks.

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Finding exhibitors at ISM

You want to know which exhibitors were presented at the ISM 2022? Then have a look through the exhibitor search of the world's leading trade fair for confectionery and snacks.

Exhibtors of ISM 2022

Why ISM is worth it

Sabine Schommer, Director ISM, and the ISM sales team explain succinctly why there is no way around ISM's participation.

ISM Cologne – intriguing facts that spark your curiosity

around 15,000* (38,000)

trade visitors from 96 (148) countries

1.085* (1.774)

exhibitors from all 56 (76) countries

90,000 m²* (120.000 m²)

exhibition space covering

87,5 %* (87,5%)

of the exhibitors are international

*ISM 2022 figures during the pandemic. The figures for ISM 2020 before the pandemic are given in brackets.

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