Germany: Spoga+Gafa Suspended for 2020 and Switches to New Date from 30 May to 1 June 2021

With the entire area almost fully booked by the spring of 2020, and thus outstanding registration levels for spoga+gafa, the trade fair situation increasingly came to reflect the current developments around Covid-19 and the economic situation.

For this reason, the spoga+gafa team reassessed the overall situation together with the Advisory Board and decided that it was best to respond to the cancellations and wishes of a large number of industry exhibitors and visitors by suspending spoga+gafa 2020.

At the request of the industry, Koelnmesse have also permanently moved the date for spoga+gafa to the first half of the year. In future, this means that the largest garden lifestyle trade fair in the world will be held at a time more convenient for orders by large segments of the industry. In 2021, spoga+gafa will take place from 30 May to 1 June.

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Germany: Spoga+Gafa 2020 going ahead

As things stand, spoga+gafa 2020 is to take place as planned, from the 6-8 September 2020 in Cologne.
“We are continuing to work flat out on the preparations for the largest garden lifestyle trade fair in the world and in spite of the tense situation, we have so far been able to record an excellent number of applications compared to the previous year level. As such the garden industry is preparing for the times after the Corona crisis and for taking up business again,” according to the statement signed by the Vice President Trade Fair Management Catja Caspary and Stefan Lohrberg, Director Spoga+Gafa.
They also give the assurance that payments from exhibitors and visitors will be refunded if the trade fair has to be cancelled due to Corona virus “which currently doesn’t appear to be the case”. In addition, the trade fair will only take place “if it has the chance of being successful for all parties involved,” according to the trade fair management. “Hence if we are led to believe that although all exhibitors are participating, a relevant share of our visitors will not attend in September due to risks or bans, we will act in the interests of all partners and reassess the situation”.
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Germany: Further rescheduling for trade fairs

Several key trade fairs for the DIY and garden industry have had to make decisions against the backdrop of the global corona crisis.

Messe Frankfurt jointly decided with its partners – ZVEI and ZVEH – and with the Trade Fair Advisory Council, to defer the eleventh Light + Building, with the next exhibition taking place in 2022 from the 13-18 March. Messe Frankfurt had originally aimed at an alternative date for the world’s leading light and building technology trade fair in Autumn.

There are also two important changes in the pet product range: the event organisers of the two international trade fairs Interzoo (Nuremberg) and Zoomark International (Bologna) have agreed to postpone each of their events by one year. This means: Interzoo, which has been completely cancelled for 2020, will take place on 1-4 June 2021 and Zoomark International on 9-12 May 2022.

Find out more about Light + Building

Source: www.diyinternational.com

Germany: Christmasworld 2021 – 90% of exhibition space filled

Despite coronavirus and the emergency situation worldwide, more than 670 exhibitors have already decided to attend Christmasworld in Frankfurt am Main from 29 January to 2 February 2021. This means that 90% of the exhibition space is already filled. This underlines the fact that the consumer-goods sector is looking optimistically towards the time following the corona crisis. In this mood the encounter format of a trade fair is playing a decisive role in re-launching from a position of strength into the new season of 2021.

As a Recommended Global Trade Fair any EDRA/GHIN Member who would like to complimentary VIP tickets for Christmasworld should contact us at info@edra-ghin.org

Read more at the Christmasworld Website

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Germany: International Hardware Fair 2020 has been rescheduled for spring 2021

The INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR planned in Cologne from 1 March 2020 has been postponed to 21–24 February 2021. This is how Koelnmesse is responding to the increasingly acute global situation around the recent occurrence of the coronavirus. Some 3,000 exhibitors, including around 1,200 from China, had been expected to attend the INTERNATIONAL HARDWARE FAIR, the world’s leading innovation and business platform for the hardware industry that is held every two years in Cologne. Registered exhibitors and visitors are now being notified of the postponement.

 

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Germany: Frankfurt trade fair trio boasts 84,000 visitors

The consumer goods fairs Christmasworld, Paperworld and Creativeworld started the 2020 business positively with around 84,000 visitors taking the opportunity to find out about new products and trends. “In addition to the industry-specific future topics, it is the high degree of internationality and the outstanding visitor quality that makes the trade fair trio an indispensable platform for industry and trade. Our trade fairs bring the global players in the industry together in one place – this personal contact is the key to success for the entire consumer goods industry in the digital age,” summed up Detlef Braun, Managing Director of Messe Frankfurt. A total of 3,051 exhibitors from 741 countries showed their innovations to national and international trade – 1,091 of them at Christmasworld. More than half of the visitors came to order products from the decorative and festive jewellery segment and to get inspiration for new designs at the POS. In the coming year the consumer goods fairs will take place again around the last Saturday in January with Christmasworld taking place on 29 January – 2 February 2021 and Paperworld  along with Creativeworld to be held on 30 January – 2 February 2021.

More information can be found at: www.baumarktmanager.de

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

Germany: Heimtextil gearing up for 7-10 January 2020

Heimtextil is the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, and will next be held in Frankfurt am Main on 7-10 January 2020. The first trade fair of the year for its sector, it is a climate and trend barometer for the new business year. Heimtextil is the season opener for new trends and textile innovations. Here, you can find everything in one place: interior textiles, interior design and interior trends.

EDRA/GHIN Members who would like complimentary VIP tickets to attend Heimtextil should contact info@edra-ghin.org

Find out more about what’s in store for the 50th Edition of Heimtextil at: www.heimtextil.messefrankfurt.com

Germany: Light+Building preparing for another successful event

Light+Building, the stage for the latest lighting trends and a source of inspiration for building services technology, is building up for next year’s event on 8-13 March 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany. Taking place every two years since 2000, this event has grown rapidly and now has more than 2,600 companies presenting their world firsts in the Frankfurt Exhibition Centre. Of some 216,000 visitors, almost half come from outside Germany. Amongst the major visitor groups are architects, interior architects, designers, planners and engineers, as well as tradesmen and representatives from the retail and wholesale sectors and from industry.

Any EDRA/GHIN Member who would like complimentary VIP tickets for Light+Building should contact info@edra-ghin.org

Find out more at: www.light-building.messefrankfurt.com

Germany: Christmasworld, Creativeworld & Paperworld set for Jan 2020

Messefrankfurt is gearing up for its triple trade fair taking place in January in Frankfurt. Christmasworld, the world’s biggest trend and order platform for the international seasonal and festive decoration sector, will take place on 24-28 January 2020. On 25-28 January Messfrankfurt will also be hosting Paperworld, the international trade fair for stationery, office supplies and writing instruments, and Creativeworld, the world’s largest trade fair for hobby, craft and art supplies uniting the most important manufacturers from all over the world. Christmasworld, Creativeworld & Paperworld are all EDRA/GHIN Recommended Global Trade Fairs.

Find out more about ChristmasWorld Here: www.messefrankfurt.com