ISM: 02.–05.02.2025 #ISMCOLOGNE

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ISM - The world’s largest trade fair for sweets and snacks

The world's leading trade fair for sweets and snacks bided you a warm welcome!

A successful combination between impulses and innovations, exciting networking, first-class exhibitors and competent visitors forms an offer that is unique around the globe. Here, you also find the world’s largest offer of private label in sweets & snacks.

Heart and soul: In conjunction with ProSweets Cologne, the international supplier trade fair for the sweets and snacks industry, ISM represented the entire industrial value chain.

From 02.-05.02.2025, the trade fair duo will once again turn the cathedral city into the hotspot of the industry.


You can look forward to ISM!

Ideally you should note your next ISM date right now: 02.-05.02.2025.

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Lab5 by ISM

Lab5 by ISM

From 2025 Lab5 by ISM is located in Hall 10.1, right next to Entrance East, which will turn the Sweet Week into an incomparably interactive, new experience!

Find out everything about Lab5 here
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Be there for top events

Great surprises awaited you at ISM, the confectionery and snack trade fair. In the surroundings of the ISM and at the trade fair itself.

Discover now ISM events

It’s Sweet Week -
Join the sweetest Place-to-be!

The most important trade fairs of the sweets and snacks industry was held simultaneously in Cologne from 28 to 31 January 2024: As a duo, the sweets trade fair, ISM, and the supplier fair, ProSweets Cologne , represented the entire industrial value chain of the international sweets and snacks industry - and presented the largest worldwide offer of private labels in the sweet and salty segment.

Anyone, who wanted to be up-to-date on sweets and snacks-related technology, could learn everything here from the latest products, developments and trends, through to the most innovative ingredients, materials, packaging and process steps. During the Sweet Week the industry's most important producers, suppliers and decision-makers all engaged in an exchange in one location at the same time - to bring about the sweetest synergies in the areas of networking, knowledge transfer and business.

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Book up to five rooms directly online in our hotel booking system.

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Of course, you will be online at ISM on the exhibition grounds

The free WiFi offer for the visitors is available via the SSID (name of the WiFi network) #hotspot.koelnmesse. After registration on the portal page of this network, you will have free access to the Internet.


ISM Cologne – intriguing facts that spark your curiosity

around 30,000

trade visitors from 140 countries

over 70 %

of the trade visitors are international


exhibitors from all 74 countries

88 %

of the exhibitors are international