World: Global DIY Summit preparing managers for a “Rapidly Changing World”

The 8th Global DIY Summit is taking place in RAI Amsterdam, NL on the 10-12 June 2020.

The event expects to receive over 1,100 delegates from 50 countries to attend the Summit. Where 100+ participants are industry consultants, 550+ are suppliers and manufacturers and 350+ are retailers.

The New Normal: Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World is the motto of the 8th Global DIY Summit 2020. Register now to benefit from the Early Bird Rate!

Find out more about the DIY Summit and view the complete program at the DIY Summit Website!

 

Germany: Cologne preparing for 2020 edition of the International Hardware Fair

On 1-4 March 2020 Cologne will once again be the meeting point for the entire international hardware industry.
For four days around 2,800 suppliers from more than 55 countries will present tools, products from the industrial supply, fasteners and fixings, fittings and various other home improvement segments to the international visitors.
The product offering will also be complemented with an extensive and diverse event programme. According to Catja Caspary, Vice President Koelnmesse GmbH, the EISENWARENMESSE “is the optimal meeting point for the buyers and decision-makers of the industry.”
EDRA/GHIN Members who wish to register for complimentary VIP tickets to the EISENWARENMESSE please contact info@edra-ghin.org.
See what is on offer at: www.eisenwarenmesse.com/

Germany: Light + Building 2020 – the latest topics and 2,700 exhibitors

‘Connecting. Pioneering. Fascinating’. This is the tagline for the upcoming Light + Building in Frankfurt am Main, providing the central theme that runs through this leading world trade fair, to be held on 8-13 March 2020.

All the market leaders have signed up and currently 2,700 exhibitors are anticipated, who will be presenting their world firsts in the fields of lighting, electrical and electronic engineering, home and building automation and security technology.

At this, the world’s largest trade fair for lighting and building services engineering, the industry will be showcasing its intelligent and networked solutions, ground-breaking technologies and up-to-the-minute design trends.

Member who wish to register for complimentary VIP tickets to light+building should contact info@edra-ghin.org.

Find out more about what is on offer at light+building by visiting their website at light+building

U.S.: National Hardware Show celebrates 75th anniversary

The 2020 edition of the National Hardware Show (NHS) marks the 75th anniversary of one of the largest home improvement events in the U.S. Since its inception in 1945, NHS has showcased a range of revolutionary products from manufacturers and brands big and small.

The Show will take place on 5-7 May 2020 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

“We couldn’t be prouder or more excited to celebrate our 75th annual NHS!” said Rich Russo, Industry Vice President for the National Hardware Show. “The 2020 Show will certainly be like no other and will provide attendees and exhibitors alike with an experience they will be talking about for years to come.”

Should any EDRA/GHIN Member wish to register for complimentary VIP tickets to the National Hardware Show please contact info@edra-ghin.org.

Find out more about the show at: www.nationalhardwareshow.com/

 

World: 8th Global DIY Summit 2020 taking place on 10-12 June

Following the huge success of the 7th Global DIY Summit 2019 in Dublin, this year’s event, taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, is again expected to host a record number of delegates. Taking place on 10-12 June 2020 with the motto “The New Normal: Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World” – the 2020 congress offers an outstanding program with top speakers addressing current major issues affecting our industry. Save your place for the world’s best home improvement networking event! Start the year with the early bird special rate and save up to 300 EUR!

 

Germany: Hornbach almost double-digit Q3 growth overseas

The Hornbach DIY stores outside of Germany grew in the first nine months of financial year 2019/2020 (ending 29 February 2020) significantly more strongly than on their home market. The increase in sales in European countries amounted to 9.5%; in Germany this was 7.5% more than in the comparative period. Like-for-like growth of the international stores at 8.1% also lay one percentage point over that of the Hornbach stores in Germany. Overall, the German DIY retailer made sales of €3.4993 bn in the first three quarters (€1.7821 bn at home, €1.7172 bn abroad) and thus grew by 7.8%.

Read more at www.diyinternational.com

Taiwan: Visitor numbers up 2.7% at Taiwan Hardware Show

The Taiwan Hardware Show (THS) in Taichung has once again increased its number of visitors. The event organisers Kaigo counted 32,375 visits at the latest edition of the trade fair in mid-October 2019, around 2.7% more than in the previous year. The number of overseas visits also rose by around 1.6% to 5,268. The number of exhibitors at 430 also lay slightly over the previous year. The organisers have announced that, as there is a long waiting list, more exhibition space is to be made available in the following years – 16,524 sqm was most recently covered. The show is supported by Taiwan Hand Tools Association. The next Taiwan Hardware Show will take place on 13-15 October 2020, again in Taichung.

Find out more at www.diyinternational.com

or visit the Taiwan Hardware Show Website

World: Registration open for Global DIY Summit 2020

Register now for the most important international networking event in the Home Improvement Industry. More than 1,100 executive managers from 50 countries will gather at the 8th Global DIY Summit taking place on 10-12 June 2020 in Amsterdam. The event’s motto, The New Normal: Adapting to a Rapidly Changing World, will address the constantly accelerating pace of global change and the now permanent fixture of disruption in the business landscape. Register now to learn from the world’s leading authorities on these issues and participate in the industry’s best networking event!

Find out more at www.diysummit.org

World: Board of EDRA/GHIN appoints two new members

EDRA/GHIN are delighted to announce the addition of two new board members. Thierry Garnier, CEO of Kingfisher, taking the place of outgoing CEO Véronique Laury. Furthermore the Board have co-opted Jorma Rauhala, Deputy CEO/Pres: Building & Tech Trade Division of Kesko, the largest Scandinavian home improvement company, to their number.

 

Germany: Ambiente getting set for 7-11 February 2020 in Frankfurt

Ambiente is gearing up for another successful event next year, taking place on 7-11 February 2020 in Frankfurt.

The show is one of the world’s most important consumer goods trade fairs, boasting a globally unrivalled range of products in the Dining, Giving and Living areas. With the latest design trends and innovations, interest in the fair is increasing as the high number of buyers makes Ambiente attractive to even more exhibitors from around the world.

In 2019, 4,460 exhibitors from 92 countries attended the fair. Ambiente is one of the EDRA/GHIN Recommended Global Trade Fairs.

Any EDRA/GHIN Member who requires VIP Complimentary tickets to attend ambiente should contact info@edra-ghin.org

 

Find out more at: www.ambiente.messefrankfurt.com