interzum 2019 on course for success
16 Nov 2018
What’s staying? What’s coming? From 21 to 24 May 2019, the upcoming interzum will again be addressing key industry issues. The variety of products and topics presented at the world’s leading trade fair for furniture production and interior design will increase again. More than 1,800 exhibitors are currently expected. That will mean that interzum has succeeded in increasing the number of exhibitors by around 300 companies in only 2 events. For 2019, Koelnmesse is expecting a high number of new exhibitors, and 14 percent of the companies that have already registered will be attending the trade fair for the first time.
“In combination with the continuing strong growth in exhibitor numbers, interzum has undergone further strategic development and is now more than ever the place to be,” says Matthias Pollmann. The Vice President Trade Fair Management at Koelnmesse “interzum will provide new inspiration for the industry because we identify the relevant topics and add strong emotional appeal to them.” At the largest industry event worldwide, the most innovative products, new technological developments and innovations in materials are presented. In addition to global key players, the whole industry descends on Cologne to witness a whole host of product premieres – and to steal a glimpse of the future.
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Forward-looking Topics that are currently making waves in the industry include the digitalisation of products and production methods, efficiency enhancements, resource conservation and sustainability, and tiny homes. At interzum you can find highly diverse answers to the market’s key questions in the products of the exhibitors. But the trade fair also delivers thematic inspiration through the piazzas, Next year, the focus areas of the piazza concept include the topics “Mobile Spaces” in Hall 10.1, “Surfaces & Wood Design” in Hall 6, “Disruptive Materials” in Hall 4.2, “Digitalization” in Hall 3.2, “Digital Printing” in Hall 3.2 and “Tiny Spaces” on the North Boulevard. In this way interzum generating stimuli for new ideas and discussion topics, making it a meeting point that invites networking.