The world's largest trade fair for sweets and snacks

Venue

MessegeländeCologneGermany

Dates

29.01.-01.02.201728.01.-31.01.201827.01.-30.01.201902.02.-05.02.202031.01.-03.02.2021Interval: annuallyfounded in: 1971

co-located exhibitions

ProSweets Cologne

Organiser

Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 150679 CologneGermanyFon: +49 221 821-0Fax: +49 221 821-2574info@koelnmesse.dehttp://www.koelnmesse.de
Project teamFon: +49 221 821-3899Fax: +49 221 821-3340ism@koelnmesse.dehttp://www.ism-cologne.de

Supporter/sponsor

AiSM - Arbeitskreis Internationale Süßwarenmesse

Present journalists

2017: 580*, of which from abroad 128

* Overall number of journalists with ProSweets Cologne

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures2/20151/20161/2017
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)96.10099.40099.300
space (net)46.92547.13747.507
Special show space563251794
Exhibitor stand space46.36246.88646.713
hall space46.36246.88646.713
domestic12.92211.74911.429
foreign33.44035.13735.284
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.5061.5821.617
domestic223222226
foreign1.2831.3601.391
other represented firms222521
domestic61110
foreign161411
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)39.38740.33138.500
domestic15.15015.32814.630
foreign24.23725.00323.870
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2017 from 67 countries
Argentina: 4; Australia: 2; Austria: 18; Bangladesh: 1; Belarus: 2; Belgium: 159; Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1; Brazil: 23; Bulgaria: 40; China, People's Republic: 41; Colombia: 4; Croatia: 2; Cyprus: 1; Czechia: 23; Denmark: 31; Ecuador: 3; Egypt: 5; Estonia: 3; Finland: 4; France: 91; Germany: 226; Greece: 40; Guatemala: 2; Hong Kong, China SAR: 16; Hungary: 13; Iceland: 1; India: 14; Indonesia: 2; Iran, Islamic Republic: 3; Ireland: 14; Israel: 5; Italy: 171; Japan: 1; Jordan: 1; Kazakhstan: 1; Korea, Republic: 1; Latvia: 5; Lithuania: 7; Luxembourg: 1; Malaysia: 1; Malta: 1; Mexico: 17; Morocco: 4; Netherlands: 83; North Macedonia: 4; Norway: 1; Pakistan: 8; Philippines: 1; Poland: 64; Portugal: 7; Romania: 16; Russia: 8; Saudi Arabia: 3; Serbia: 1; Singapore: 1; Slovakia: 2; Spain: 120; Sweden: 26; Switzerland: 25; Syrian Arab Republic: 1; Thailand: 7; Tunisia: 2; Turkey: 67; Ukraine: 28; United Arab Emirates: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 88; United States of America: 47

FKM Trade visitors profile 2016
Visitors total (number of entries)40.331Proportion of trade visitors97 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)42
of which
Nielsen 111
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg4
  • Lower Saxony5
  • Schleswig-Holstein2
Nielsen 256
  • North Rhine-Westphalia56
Nielsen 3a10
  • Hesse6
  • Rhineland-Palatinate4
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b8
  • Baden-Württemberg8
Nielsen 410
  • Bavaria10
Nielsen 5+63
  • Berlin2
  • Brandenburg0
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 72
  • Saxony2
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Industry34
  • Wholesale/foreign trade21
  • Retail trade18
  • Skilled trades3
  • Service7
  • Catering3
  • Authority/public services1
  • Other sectors7
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer22
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.11
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office15
  • Department head, group head, team leader18
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker17
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee5
  • Other position5
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management26
  • Research/development/design8
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control8
  • Buying/procurement13
  • Finance/accounting, controlling0
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales20
  • Marketing, advertising, PR12
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs1
  • Other area4
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km14
  • up to 100 km7
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km16
  • over 300 km64
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)58
of which
  • EU57
  • Other european countries11
  • Africa3
  • North America5
  • South and Central America4
  • Middle East7
  • South-, East-, Central Asia13
  • Australia1
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland10
  • Netherlands9
  • Belgium6
  • Italy5
  • France5
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 412
  • 5 - 97
  • 10 - 4918
  • 50 - 19921
  • 200 - 49911
  • 500 - 9997
  • 1 000 and more18
  • Student6
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively29
  • collectively30
  • in an advisory capacity/organization22
  • no13
  • Student6
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event32
  • Earlier events41
  • First visit51
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.90

Survey conducted by: factx Gesellschaft für Markt- und Sozialforschung

Industry sectorFood, Beverage and Luxury Foodstuff (industry 24)
Main product groupSweets, Chocolate, Chocolate Specialities, Bakery Products, Candies, Crackers, Icecream, Raw Paste for Confectionery
Opening hoursTrade visitors:
daily 09:00-18:00 h
Admission chargeday ticket EUR 49.00, season ticket EUR 82.00
Hotel serviceFon: +49 221 821-3072
Fax: +49 221 821-3739hotel-services@koelnmesse.dehttp://reiseservice.koelnmesse.de
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Space rentalone open front from EUR 205.00/m²
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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