Exhibitor statements about the h+h cologne

Paul Alger, Director of International Business Development of the UK Fashion and Textiles Association commented on behalf of the British yarns and crafts sector:

„For the British, h+h cologne is the most important international stage from which we can reach markets way beyond our European borders. It plays a large role in the export strategies of established and new exporters in the United Kingdom.“

Hans-Peter Groß-Leinfelder, Managing Director of Lana Grossa GmbH commented:

„Things were really buzzing at h+h cologne. The market is healthy and developing extremely well. There are a great number of retailers with professional business plans for new start-ups. At the moment, new outlets are being opened in selected locations and existing ones expanded due to increased demand.“

Peter Schmickler, Managing Director of Schoeller Süssen GmbH:

„h+h cologne is developing into the central meeting place for the entire hand-knitting world. We're very happy about this!“

Andreas Fischer, Head of Sales and Marketing Consumer, Gütermann GmbH:

„The very good quality of the visitors and the consistently high numbers of them at our trade fair stand, the good atmosphere, the open-mindedness for new products and the large number of enthusiastic young trade visitors were all extremely evident.“

Andreas Heller, Head of Sales and Marketing Germany/Austria at Bernina International AG:

„As far as we are concerned, h+h cologne is the most important sector event there is. The number of orders placed was good to very good. In conclusion, we're satisfied in every respect.“

Silvio Voncina, Commercial Director Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux of Coats GmbH:

„Over the last few days, the sector has shown itself at its best, and our customers have been enthralled. You could feel the new momentum everywhere, and the euphoria will certainly be passed on to the end-consumers.“