Visitors can be creative in a relaxed environment and raise their handicraft skills up to the next level in the Creative Zone. Creative minds from the industry will share their knowledge about needles, yarn and thread here. On the first two days of the fair, the Creative Zone focuses on special handicraft techniques and trends from the knitting, crocheting, sewing, embroidery and crafting sections.
The Future Talents Day on the last day of the fair offers young professionals, start-ups, newcomers and students the opportunity to present themselves to the exhibitors and to an international trade audience. In the course of the Speed Dating, new talents can meet exhibitors and personnel directors and network on future business. Here, the emphasis is on promoting industry newcomers in a bid to combat the lack of skilled workers. The new format is being held for the first time at h+h cologne in 2024 and aims to enrich the industry in the future too. As such, a creative industry meeting point for new talents and companies that will profit from the mutual exchange long-term, will evolve in the Creative Zone.