Prospects are excellent for your success at h+h cologne

All roads, national and international, lead to h+h cologne, the leading trade fair for the creative handicrafts and hobbies industry. Present your company and its innovative products at the most important event in the handicraft industry calendar. Only h+h cologne provides partners from all areas of the market with a comprehensive and concise overview of new developments and products. And all this in only three business days in Cologne!

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h+h cologne 2018 was in world-class form: in total, around 16,000 top decision-makers and buyers from 75 countries came to the trade fair. With 73 % of exhibitors and more than 38 % of trade visitors coming from abroad, the international trade fair for creative handicraft and hobby supplies confirmed its status as the industry’s most important trade platform in the world.

On track for success

With 423 exhibitors from 45 countries – 74 of those first-time exhibitors – h+h cologne 2018 was completely booked out.

Range of products

h+h cologne is by far the most important event in the industry. The excellent results of the fair’s latest edition are yet more proof of the very clear upward trend within the „billion-dollar market” that the handicraft industry represents. The exhibition presents the newest innovations and trends within the handicraft industry. Visitors can expect an extensive range of products related to all facets of creative handicraft and hobby supplies.

Fashion Show – Trend Show

The Initiative Handarbeit („handicraft initiative”) presents coming trends of the Autumn/Winter collection in an inspiring fashion show at h+h cologne. The fashion show, which takes place on each day of the fair, always attracts a large audience and is a must for all fashion-conscious industry visitors!

“My lovely living room” – now with stage and event programme

The „my lovely livingroom” special event is a trending meeting place for all the industry’s creatives. In 2018, the area was dedicated to the topic of interior decorating and accessories. Alongside an attractive stage programme, „my lovely livingroom” hosted topic-specific workshops and presented the latest creative ideas from the world of living.

High-quality event programme

At h+h cologne, visitors not only have the opportunity to experience the whole world of creative handicraft; they can also enjoy the exciting and extensive event programme. Selected themes will be presented and discussed in detail at dedicated areas throughout the halls. Visitors can take part in workshops and seminars to improve their professional skills in a targeted manner or discuss industry trends.