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In May 2019, the global community for furniture supply, interior construction, architects, interior designers and developers will find new inspiration at Interzum, the world’s leading industry event for furniture production.

The show, which will celebrate its 60th anniversary, takes place every other year in Cologne, Germany. Show dates are May 21 -24, 2019. 

Travelling to Cologne for Interzum will provide a sneak peek into the global future of interior living spaces and the use of the latest materials, designs and innovations. The event not only connects regional markets but also drives internationalization in the areas of furniture production and interior fittings.

The trade show will be accompanied by a comprehensive conference program, including awards for best and most innovative designs.

The main Interzum segments will consist of “Materials & Nature,” “Function & Components” and “Textile & Machinery,” allowing visitors a targeted and efficient search by hall when sourcing for products.

Matthias Pollmann, vice president trade fair management, said: “We are excited about the upcoming Interzum as we project to host a record setting 1,800 exhibitors from all over the world. The early booking phase shows that we are well on course to achieve 5 percent growth in our exhibitor base, making it the leading international industry event and the place-to-be for the furniture supply industry.”  

Alongside the industry’s big names, plenty of smaller, highly innovative companies will also participate again at Interzum 2019.  About 13 percent of the companies registered will be attending Interzum for the first time. Main topics at the show will include resource conservation, sustainability, living in a small space and the trend towards digitalization in the production process.  

Interzum 2017 was attended by 69,000 people from 152 countries. Among them were hundreds of North American buyers who regularly attend this show. Interzum will again cooperate with LIGNA in Hannover, which will take place from May 27-31, 2019, beginning just three days after the end of Interzum. Attendee passes purchased for either event will grant access to both shows.

The event also offers a VIP buyer program for qualified buyers, which includes free use of the VIP Lounge (free food/beverages/Wi-Fi), complimentary show admission, multilingual VIP management services, free show catalog, tours, exclusive buyer activities and more.

Delegations or groups of 10-plus visitors from North America will enjoy assistance with travel arrangements, bilingual support, registration and free admission, as well as access to a welcome reception and show tour.

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