ISM Cologne 2023

Food and beverage Food processing and packaging machinery
Apr 23, 2023 - Apr 25, 2023
Messe Cologne, Cologne, Germany
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ISM Cologne 2023 has ended

The 2023 edition of ISM Cologne has ended on 25.04.2023.

More info on the current ISM edition and your hotel accommodation options can be found below.

About ISM 2023

ISM is the most prominent meeting place for the sweets and snacks sector. Normally scheduled in January, ISM 2023 dates were postponed to 23rd to 25th April to allow for better planning. Despite the changes in the programming the three fair days will deliver the same exciting networking opportunities, inspiration and innovation. Stay tuned for information whether the co-located Pro-Sweets event will be able to join ISM 2023 rescheduled dates.

Each year, ISM gathers top-shelf exhibitors and highly qualified visitors to the halls of Messe Cologne. The ISM showcase is a confectionary exhibition and vital networking, communication, and decision-making hub illuminating the newest trends in the snacking industry. Over 1800 exhibitors will offer a product display within the top competencies of the fair: cocoa, chocolate, biscuits, snack foods, sugar confectionery, ice cream and raw pastes. Innovations will find a specialised audience at the New Product Showcase and the Start-Up Area alongside the Halla Market, reflecting the current German and European food retail market diversification. Must-attend is also the ISM Award presentation honouring selected contributions to driving innovation in the confectionery and snack industry.

Given the popularity of Cologne as a trade fair destination, hotels during ISM 2023 dates will be in exceptionally high demand. For this reason, we at ExpoBeds advise you to make your reservation as soon as your trade show is confirmed. Our specialists work with a rich network of property providers near Cologne Messe and will be happy to assist you in booking the most suitable hotel for your ISM 2023 business trip. Contact us now stating your location and budget preferences, and one of our travel agents will reply with a customised list of ISM 2023 hotel offerings.

ExpoBeds is not affiliated with the organiser of this event

Expo Travel Group is an independent tour operator. We provide accommodation to businesses during over 500 international events. Our non-affiliation with the organiser is a guarantee for independence and lack of contract restrictions. This means that we are able to provide our customers the full range of accommodation options in the destinations we cover and be flexible about the terms and conditions we can apply to each booking. A lot of the hotels we have contracts with may not be available through any other booking channel during the days of the event.

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See what our customers are saying:

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Mario Ilha

Accommodation feedback - hotel overall was very good, breakfast, gym, sauna, only the room I thought was a bit small for a 5 star format, but for the occasion was all good. Your services – very helpful and on the ball, no issues. 10 out of 10.


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I was very happy with the hotel ( very happy with the price ) and the tips you gave about getting around. I was able to catch a bus from the airport and walk a short distance to the hotel. The shoe show was also a walking distance away from the hotel. This is the first time I attended the Düsseldorf show, I usually attend Micam in Milan.

Thanks for your help. It was a pleasure to deal with you.

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D. Lim

First of all, I’d like to express my sincere gratitude for your support of booking hotels during MWC2023.

All members mentioned that hotels, H10 Itaca and U232, were wonderful and they were satisfied.

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