Events and Congresses 2019

interzum presents an impressive event programme with a huge variety of conferences, workshops and special exhibitions on current themes within the industry.


On the occasion of interzum 2019, on Monday, 20 May 2019, the prize-giving of the interzum award takes place on the Rheinterrassen (Rhine Terraces) as a prelude to the opening ceremony.

Opening Ceremony

On 24 May 2019, the VDID Industrial Design Day and the presentation of the ninth VDID NEWCOMERS’ AWARD 2019 will take place at interzum.

VDID Newcomers Award 2019

On Monday, 20 May 2019, the seventh Innovation workshop for wood-based materials will take place in the Koelnmesse Congress Centre North.

Innovation Workshop for Wood-Based Materials

Speakers Corner offers interzum’s trade visitors an especially wide variety of topics. This is where the exhibitors have free rein to create their own programme in 30-minute slots. The format and content of the event is entirely in the hands of the individual exhibitors.

Speakers Corner

Explore the best new products that are making unusual and custom interiors and furniture solutions possible.

Piazza »Surfaces & Wood Design«

Experience innovative solutions for life in mobile living environments on land and on the water.

Piazza »Mobile Spaces«

Innovations range from almost market-ready to visionary: discover the new areas of potential for furniture production and interior design arising from materials research.

Piazza »Disruptive Materials«

Learn about the possibilities offered by digitalisation – the fourth industrial revolution – in terms of furniture production as well as furniture and interior design themselves.

Piazza »Digitalization«

For what is now the tenth time, Koelnmesse, in cooperation with red dot, presents the interzum award for intelligent material & design.

interzum award

Learn all about the opportunities and possible applications for digital printing and meet the suppliers in this field.

»Digital Printing«

Living space is becoming scarcer in big cities all over the world: see especially creative ideas and solutions for living in compact homes.

»Tiny Spaces«

interzum’s 60th anniversary is worthy of a celebration: visit our entertaining retrospective!

»60 years interzum«

In our Forum 4.2, speakers from around the world will be presenting and discussing current industry trends with various areas of focus.

»Forum 4.2«