Forthcoming events

MARCH 2020

Germany – Asia Pacific Sourcing
5-7 March 2020
, Cologne

The bi-annual Asia Pacific Sourcing is a separate platform presenting Asian products from the house, garden and leisure sector. The aim is to link product ranges from Asian growth markets with the growing demand in Europe and North America, all in a concentrated format in Cologne. Over 5000 trade visitors from 70 countries are expected to visit the 600 exhibitors from Asia.

Turkey – Istanbul Hardware Fair
12-15 March 2020, Istanbul

Offering the opportunity of bringing all of the sector under the same roof, Istanbul Hardware Fair gives access to a wider customer portfolio across the industry.

Russia – Mosbuild
31 March - 3 April 2020, Moscow

Russia's largest building and interiors trade show Every year, MosBuild showcases around 1,200 Russian and international exhibitors from across the building and interiors industry. In 2019, it attracted 77, 338 visitors looking to source new products and do business with manufacturers and suppliers.

UK – futurebuild 
3-5 March 2020, London

Futurebuild is the Design, Construct and Perform event for all the latest products, solutions and information that affects your industry. Futurebuild provides a vision of the future which will offer the insights needed to future-proof businesses across the construction sector. The show is co-located with Resource, the leading resource efficiency event.

March 2020, Shanghai

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR is the largest floor covering trade show in the Asia Pacific region, and the second largest in the world. Held every March at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, this event attracts 40,000 visitors from around the world and hosts more than 1,100 Chinese and international exhibitors.

APRIL 2020


Birmingham– IRX Internet Retailing Expo 
1-2 April 2020, United Kingdom. 

IRX is the UK’s biggest dedicated eCommerce and multichannel retail event with over 5,000 visitors. Whatever your role in the business, you need to find out how eCommerce effects you, what you should do to embrace it, ensure you are one step ahead of your competitors and thrive in the digital world.

Internet Retailing Expo 


FranceLes Journées de Collections du Jardin
7-9 April 2020, Marseille

A very popular event with exhibitors and visitors alike, to come and present their collections to the garden retail world. This is the annual trade show to meet the whole of the French garden sector. Around 350 exhibitors present their products to approximately 1,200 visitors from France and across Europe.

Hong KongInternational Lighting Fair 
6-9 April 2020, Hong Kong Island 

Last year's fair welcomed around 21,000 buyers from 124 countries and regions, with a significant growth in attendance from markets such as Mainland China, Indonesia, Ukraine, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland and the Nordic countries. More than 1,430 exhibitors from nine countries and regions were featured at last year’s Spring Lighting Fair, offering exhibitors and buyers an ideal promotion and sourcing platform.

Hong-Kong International Lighting Fair Spring Edition


Italy – World Retail Congress
 28-30 April 2020, Rome

The World Retail Congress brings together the leaders of today’s global retail industry from the established market leaders to the most innovative start-ups and disruptors; from national market leaders to the most international. What unites them all in this fast changing new retail landscape is their focus on serving the needs of today’s consumers and ensuring that their businesses are dynamic, evolving and focussed on delivering innovation. For three days each year, the Congress provides an unrivalled high-level forum for these retail leaders to meet to share insight, form powerful connections and to help shape the retail future.

MAY 2020

U.S.National Hardware Show
5-7 May 2020, Las Vegas

The National Hardware Show comprises nine shows in one, guaranteeing new discoveries in every category, every year. Attracting a worldwide audience of more than 27,000 industry professionals, the show offers hardware & tools, lawn & garden world, paints, plumbing & electrical, storage, tailgate products, inventors spotlight, international sourcing and homewares. It is the place for global manufacturers, associations, organizations and the media to unveil their new products, ideas and insights to a broad spectrum of home improvement resellers.


ItalyBuyer Point
20 May 2020, Milan

BUYER POINT gives all companies the opportunity to meet the most important Italian buyers of large-scale retail trade on a single day. The event focuses on matching buyers and companies and aims at starting business relations. It does not target a single distribution channel, but tries to involve all players in the DIY-garden industry. Attending buyers work in large-scale retail trade and for brands specializing in do-it-yourself and gardening, but over the years have expanded the participation base to hardware dealers, large-scale specialized retail trade, home furniture self-service stores, e-commerce and TV home shopping.


RussiaDIY, Household & Garden Centres Retail
 May 2020
, Moscow

DIY, Household & Garden Centres Retail provides a unique platform for solving the problems of the industry and its players. Every year this event finds new ways to develop and attracts an ever larger number of participants, including both global chains and suppliers in addition to new regional retailers.


JUNE 2020

Holland – 8th Global DIY Summit 2020
10-12 June 2020, Amsterdam

The Global DIY Summit is the world’s major event where retailers and manufacturers from the home improvement and garden centre industry have the opportunity for an exchange of views of current and future developments within the global market. This congress is being jointly hosted by the two leading European DIY professional organisations, EDRA (European DIY-Retail Association) and fediyma (European Federation of DIY Manufacturers), and the first global representation of interest of DIY trade, ghin (Global Home Improvement Network).


Germany – Tendence
27 - 30 June 2020, Frankfurt

New, exciting, original and creative ideas abound at Tendence. Meet top brands and key players and become part of this pulsating market. The timing couldn't be better. Benefit from the first international venue for new product ideas in the second half of the year. Here you can put together your successful product assortment for autumn, winter and Christmas and gain a preview of the coming spring and summer trends.



JULY 2020


China – China International Hardware Show
7-9 August 2020, Shanghai

China International Hardware Show has grown into the world's second largest and Asia's largest and leading trade show for the entire hardware and DIY sectors. This unique show offers specialist traders and buyers around 2,100 exhibitors across 100,000 sqm in the sectors of Tools, DIY and Building Hardware, Security, Locks and Fittings with a comprehensive category of products and services in one of the largest markets in the world - China.


IndiaIndiaMart Hand Tools Expo
27-29 August 2020, New Delhi

IndiaMart HAND TOOLS EXPO is the leading event in the Indian subcontinent for sourcing quality hand tools, DIY tools, power tools & garage tools and allied products. This event provides the ideal platform for international & national hand tools manufacturers and buyers/importers, industrial and engineering establishments etc to meet-up, establish contacts and strike business deals.




04-08 September 2020
, Paris

MAISON&OBJET is the show for home-fashion. More than just a trade show, it is the international platform for home-fashion and design, across 6 different sectors; ethnic chic, home textiles, tableware, art & craft products, interior decoration and home accessories.

Russia – Flowers Expo
8-10 September 2020, Moscow

Flowers Expo is an international exhibition of Floriculture and the Green Industry. The best Russian producers and suppliers as well as well-known international companies and the world market leaders exhibit in its halls. All of the flower industry is represented including landscape design, cut flowers, planting stock, breeding novelties and technical developments for greenhouse production and garden construction. More than 400 companies from 27 countries participate in the show, and business visitors arrive to the exhibition from 198 Russian cities and 35 countries worldwide.


UK – Glee
15-17 September 2020, Birmingham

The UK’s most comprehensive trade show for the garden and leisure industries where companies find the products and suppliers they need for upcoming seasons. Every year Glee showcases the latest innovations, big brands and retail inspirations for a diverse mix of products from garden tools and plants to outdoor furniture and landscaping.



Germany – Security Essen
22-25 September 2020, Essen

The No. 1 for more than 40 years, Security Essen is the world‘s most important trade fair for civil security. The world market for security is booming – it is presenting itself with more than 1,000 exhibitors every two years in Essen. From cyber security, access systems, and CCTV to perimeter protection: here you get an overview of the latest innovations across all areas of security including smart building and smart home.




India – India Retail Forum
September 2020, Mumbai

India Retail Forum (IRF) is a congregation of the best retail brands, companies and minds from across the globe and the entire retail support fraternity including retail real estate, design & architecture, merchandise & services, visual merchandising, security and technology.



Italy – Cersaie
September 2020, Bologna

International exhibition of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings. Products on offer include ceramic floor and wall tiles - non-ceramic flooring and wall-covering products - sanitary installations - bathroom furnishings - fireplaces, ceramic stoves, tiled kitchens - raw materials, equipment for ceramics - materials and tools for installation, showroom displays for ceramic products.



Germany – spoga+gafa
6-8 September 2020, Cologne

Cologne's No. 1 garden trade fair, the annual spoga+gafa, attracts around 2,000 exhibitors from 53 countries and almost 40,000 trade visitors from across the globe. Products for garden creation, care, maintenance, improvement or living, are all exhibited in one of the five green areas of the trade fair: garden creation, garden living, garden care, garden excellence and garden basic.



UK – Top Drawer
13-15 September 2020, Olympia London

Top Drawer is the leading Home and Gift trade show in the UK, with over 21k visitors and covers 11 sectors. The trade fair provides exclusive access to the latest trends, a curated selection of over 1,500 design-led lifestyle brands and industry insight through our diverse seminar programmes.



Italy- Hardware Forum
September 2020, Milan

Following the successful 2017 show, many new features are expected from Hardware Forum in 2018, organised by Koelnmesse. The event is increasing its strategic importance in the Italian market year on year. Hardware Forum, thanks in part to its collaboration with Bricoday, is the only multi-channel event in the Italian hardware market, a platform able to attract different distribution channels; traditional, professional, e-commerce and large-scale distribution.


Germany Kölner Gespräche
September 2020, Cologne

Kölner Gespräche (Cologne Conversations) is an information event hosted by baumarktmanager. The Kölner Gespräche is considered THE meeting place for the DIY and garden sectors to be brought up to date on the latest developments and trends for the industry.



Germany – Light+Building
September 2020, Frankfurt

Light+Building is the world's leading trade fair for architecture and technology. Taking place every two years since 2000, this event has grown rapidly and now has more than 2700 manufacturers from over 55 countries, including all market leaders, to launch trends and innovations from the fields of lighting, electrical engineering and building automation. This provides the perfect platform for over 220,000 architects, interior architects, designers, planners, engineers and artisans, as well as representatives of the trade and industry, from 177 countries, to find future-oriented solutions for their business success.


Belgium – DIY, Home & Garden
October 2020, Kortrijk

The DIY, Home Improvement and Gardening trade fair takes place at the Kortrijk Expo.



Spain – Iberflora
October 2020
, Valencia

Iberflora, International Fair for Plants and Flowers, Technology and Gardening DIY is the most important fair for Mediterranean Plants and Garden and will take place at Feria Valencia. Visitors can enjoy this year the Theme Zones organised for the different sectors, namely Plant and Flower, Technology and Gardening. Also Iberflora offers interesting conferences related to gardening and technology to be held within the exhibition halls.



Taiwan – Taiwan Hardware Show
October 2020, Taichung

This edition of Asia’s leading premium hardware exhibition “Taiwan Hardware Show” anticipates 380 exhibitors showcasing their innovative products on 15,100 sqm of exhibition space. The comprehensive exhibit profile covers the full range of DIY- and tool related products. Set in the centre of Taiwan’s hardware cluster region, factory visits to the potential new business partners are possible. Taiwan Hardware Show is organized by Kaigo Co., Ltd., co-organized by the Taiwan Hand Tools Manufacturers’ Association and supported by the major Taiwanese industry associations.


November 2020

Japan Japan DIY Homecenter Show 2020
5 - 7 November 2020, Makuhari Messe Hall

The Japan DIY Homecenter Show was first held in 1978. It is now one of the largest comprehensive lifestyle-related exhibitions in Japan and aims to help popularize and raise awareness of the sound practice of DIY. The show contributes to the overall development of the home improvement center industry and to a richer lifestyle for people living in Japan through cooperation between manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of DIY-related products and materials. It brings together a wide range of products and services under one roof, leading to the creation of vibrant business opportunities, the exchange of ideas and improved publicity for the industry vis-a-vis general consumers..



France – Batimat
November 2020, Paris

Batimat is the world’s leading construction exhibition. Every other year it brings together the most comprehensive array of products, equipment and services in the world and the largest number of French and international professionals including developers, specifiers, contractors and distributors. With seven sectors, covering nearly 135,000 m2 of net exhibition space and 48 countries represented, Batimat is a unique opportunity to meet industry players from all over the world.

Russia – Moscow International Tools Exhibition MITEX
November 2020, Moscow

MITEX is one of the biggest tools exhibitions in Russia with hundreds of participants every year. The event is the meeting point of producers, distributors and consumers of tools. At the exhibition are presented world and Russian leading companies for tools, hand tools, abrasives, fittings, diesel and electrical generators, professional cleaning and thermal equipment, snow blowers.

United Arab Emirates – IPM Dubai
10-12 November 2020, Dubai

IPM DUBAI and WOP DUBAI are staged in parallel and attract over 3,500 visitors from over sixty countries. 20 exhibitors from more than 15 nations exhibit their ranges from the fields of plants, technology, floristry, sales promotion as well as plant care and logistics.



U.S. – Home Improvement eRetailer Summit
November 2020, Chicago

The Home Improvement eRetailer Summit connects home improvement manufacturers, distributors and per-qualified online retailers who are interested in increasing online sales of home improvement products through collaboration and partnerships.


December 2020

Germany – 21th Annual BHB Kongress
3-4 December 2020, Bonn

The 20th edition of the International BHB Congress will take place this year. Top representatives of trade, industry and service sectors will discuss the important trends in the home improvement industry in the Rhein-Main Congress Center in Wiesbaden.




Vietnam – International Exhibition on Hardware & Hand Tools
3-5  December 2020, Ho Chi Minh City

In response to strong demand for changes and development of the industry in the upcoming years, the Hardware & Handtools exhibition promises the opportunity for Vietnamese manufacturers and buyers to meet and discover a myriad of high quality products. Exhibitors will find the perfect place to showcase new products and technologies, to seek new partners and to sign trade & investment contracts.



January 2021


Germany– IPM Essen 
26-29 January 2021
, Essen

The world's leading horticultural trade fair revolves around solutions and innovations in the green sector. The International Plant Fair has been held annually at Messe Essen since 1983. Here exhibitors increasingly present products that are sustainable and suitable for climate change. These include heat- and cold-tolerant plant and shrub varieties, environmentally friendly and resource-saving packaging solutions, organic fertilisers and substrates, air-cleaning, easy-to-care for indoor plants and pots made of sustainable and biodegradable materials.

Germany– Christmas Creative and PaperWorld 
29 January - 02 February 2021
, Frankfurt

Christmasworld is the world’s biggest trend and order platform for the international seasonal and festive decoration sector – and therefore the perfect B2B trade fair for a great start to the new business season. Christmasworld in Frankfurt am Main brings together manufacturers and retailers, as well as major commercial buyers from all over the world.

Germany – Bau 2021 
11-16 January 2021, Munich 

BAU is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems. It has proven itself as an efficient international contact and business platform for the construction industry. Practice-oriented innovations and interdisciplinary solutions for commercial and residential construction and interior work for both new-build and renovation and modernization are presented here every two years.




February 2021

UK – Spring Fair
7-11 February 2021, Birmingham

Spring Fair is the UK’s No.1 trade show for Gift and Home products. Encompassing 14 show sectors, DIY & Home Improvement and Jewellery & Watch, Spring Fair showcases the best products, launches and inspiration that over 2,500 UK and international exhibitors have to offer. Seeing, touching and experiencing new products in person; meeting the people presenting them to the market; making real-life connections with new and existing suppliers; these are all experiences that cannot be replicated online. The perfect opportunity to kick-start your buying season, Spring Fair is the best way to start the year for any retailer.

Germany – International Hardware Fair
21-24 February 2021
, Cologne

The International Hardware Fair is one of the leading trade platforms in the hardware industry. Taking place every two years, the trade fair hosts around 47,000 trade visitors from 143 countries who come to see more than 2,770 suppliers from 58 countries to discover the new products, innovations and trends of the industry.

Germany – Ambiente
19-23 February 2021, Frankfurt

The business year gets off to a successful start at the world's most important consumer goods trade fair, which boasts a globally unrivalled range of products in the Dining, Giving and Living areas. With the latest design trends and innovations and partner country presentation, more than 134,000 trade visitors from over 150 countries visit Ambiente. More than 4,800 exhibitors from over 90 nations showcase their latest product ideas and visitors benefit from a forward-looking market overview and a range of goods unique in terms of breadth and depth.

March 2021

Germany – ISH
22-26 March 2021
, Frankfurt

At the ISH, the world’s leading trade fair for the bathroom experience, building, energy, air-conditioning technology and renewable energies, everything revolves around energy and water. Bringing together two trade fairs under one roof: energy building and air-conditioning technology and the bathroom experience, the 50-year old show is held biennially and draws around 2,400 companies together onto a fully booked trade fair site (250,000 sqm) – including all market and technology leaders.



Germany – European Coatings Show
22-25 March 2021
, Nuremberg

The gathering of the coatings and paint industry

Trends and technologies covering all aspects of the production of paints, coatings, sealants, construction chemicals and adhesives.  The demands placed on paint and coatings are growing all the time. Decision-makers and thought leaders in the coatings industry face great challenges. The European Coatings Show gives them the opportunity to meet the innovation leaders and discuss the latest developments in pigments, additives, adhesive and raw materials, intermediates for construction chemicals as well as laboratory and production equipment, testing and measuring equipment, application and environmental protection and safety work.



JUNE 2021


Spain – Ferroforma
1-3 June 2021, Bilbao

Ferroforma represents an unprecedented unique comprehensive offer in the world of Spanish exhibitions, which covers all business opportunities and needs as regards information, supply and service for the hardware and DIY trades.


February 2023

Germany – Euroshop
26 February - 2 March 2023, Düsseldorf

EuroShop has developed into the world's number one trade fair for retail investments, subdivided into four independent but complementary areas: EuroConcept (shopfitting and equipment), EuroSales (visual merchandising and sales promotion), EuroCIS (communications, information, security technology) and EuroExpo (stand design and construction). The show will comprise 1,600 exhibitors from almost 50 countries and host 100,000 trade visitors from across the globe.