From 29.01. to 01.02.2017, four promising days are awaiting you: As the unique platform worldwide ProSweets Cologne presents the entire range of supplies for the sweets and snacks industry. In conjunction with ISM, the world's leading trade fair for sweets and snacks, it covers the entire value chain of the industry.
From the raw materials and ingredients used, to the production and packing technology, through to the packing itself and the materials required: At ProSweets Cologne concentrated supplier competence meets high-class decision-makers. An international trade audience gathers inspiration, establishes contacts and discovers the latest trends at our trade fair.
If you offer innovative solutions for the individualisation of products or packing, this is your marketplace. Present how even complex manufacturing and packing processes can be optimised intelligently: For even more quality, efficiency and sustainability.
Attract attention! Prove that innovative packaging concepts make brands a haptic and visual experience. At ProSweets Cologne a myriad of refining processes, sustainable materials and the latest trends meet with specific demand.
Regardless of whether your line-up includes "nutritionals", multisensory or healthy raw materials: Ours is the right platform for you. Decision makers and developers come here, among others, to become inspired about new taste concepts and new food colouring for stimulating product designs.
In 2017, the high quality of the visitors is once again guaranteed at ProSweets Cologne. At the last event, the visitor quality was evaluated with the grades 1 and 2 by 68% of the exhibitors due to the high number of competent trade visitors.
From the suppliers, to the manufacturers, through to the retail trade: Thanks to the fact that ISM is held simultaneously the entire value chain of the sweets and snacks industry is represented at ProSweets Cologne 2017.
Strengthen your customer relations! ProSweets Cologne offers you the perfect setting for intensive discussions with existing and potential customers.
Bastian Fassin, managing partner, Katjes Fassin GmbH + Co. KG
Oliver Schindler, managing partner, Ragolds Invest GmbH
Claus Cersovsky, CEO Rübezahl Schokoladen GmbH
Ulricht Zuenelli, CEO Loacker
Once again in 2016, ProSweets Cologne is doing justice to its title as the "Top Supplier Trade Fair for the Sweets and Snacks Industry." 336 exhibitors presented their new products in Cologne in their best light - as such ProSweets Cologne was able to register an increase in the number of exhibitors compared to last year's event.
Around 17,600 trade visitors from over 100 countries attended the event to inform themselves about the trends of the industry. Thanks to the once again increased share of decision-makers from the management floors and production departments exciting contacts were established. The fact that ISM was held simultaneously led to the expert dialogues being particularly intensive and target-oriented. In the scope of the trade visitor surveys, 62 percent of the respondents already confirmed on-site that they intend to visit ProSweets Cologne again in 2017.
From 2017 onwards, ProSweets Cologne will be staged annually. In conjunction with ISM, it covers the entire value chain of the sweets and snacks industry. In the case of the exhibitors of ISM, you have your customers including the management directly on-site. In addition to your actual target group, meet up with their customers from the trade.
The attendance figure at ISM increases from year to year. For example, in 2016 around 38,500 trade visitors from 146 countries were recoorded, 67 percent of whom came from abroad.
This corresponds to a four percent increase in attendance compared to the previous year. The number of exhibitors also rises constantly. 1,601 exhibitors from 65 countries presented at ISM 2016, which was 4.5 percent exhibitors than in 2015.
Interesting lectures and exciting discussion rounds offer our trade fair visitors best entertainment. Renowned experts will point out here special market opportunities and will give daily lectures on highly topical themes - from production and processing through to packing.
In the Newcomer Area, we offer start-ups and young companies the opportunity to present themselves to the professional world and establish contacts within the industry. Together with the decision-makers of the international sweets and snacks industry, product developers and the packing industry, the newcomers of the scene present the trends of the future here.
Bring a successful trade fair Monday to a pleasant close. We heartily invite you to our party with live music, fresh Kölsch and delicious culinary delights. Unforgettable hours with your friends, colleagues and business partners lie ahead. Celebrate with us!
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