interior moments with a lasting impact:
imm cologne 2020.

Hosted right at the start of the year, imm cologne is the most important date on the interior design calendar. It’s where the entire interiors industry gathers to present and discover new launches from around the world, to experience the major future trends and make a successful start to the new season. The trade fair is a must-attend event for senior decision makers from all international markets and the whole interior design scene. Do you want to create moments for your brand, innovations or new collections that people will remember? Then imm cologne is the ultimate destination.

interior moments staged spectacularly:
Pure Architects.

This is where any company with an architecture-related product range for bathrooms, walls, floors, lighting or smart home solutions exhibits: hosted every two years, Pure Architects provides exhibitors with a spectacular stage for innovative home living concepts. Creatives, interior designers and architects head here to source inspiration for future projects. The standout highlight of this trade fair format is the exclusive bathroom exhibition.

interior moments with results:
exhibitor satisfaction.

Exhibiting at imm cologne achieves results: 1,158 exhibitors from 52 countries exhibited at imm cologne in 2019. An impressive 90 % of them were satisfied or very satisfied with the degree to which their objectives were achieved. And a considerable 92 % would recommend the interior business event. There’s simply no denying it: imm cologne 2020 is the place to be for exhibitors that want to inspire the global design scene.

Exhibitors from abroad

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From near and far: where our exhibitors come from

Exhibitors highly satisfied with the
level of fair objectives achieved:

Exhibitor satisfaction in response to specific questions

92% with the quality of visitors
94% with the scope and quality of the offering
81% with imm cologne’s value for money
78% of exhibitors have attended for 2 or more years
90% of exhibitors are satisfied overall with imm cologne
92% would recommend imm cologne to a friend or colleague

Source: Koelnmesse GmbH / Exhibitor survey at imm cologne 2019, carried out by an independent market research institute.

interior moments for the international industry: the visitors.

Interior designers, interior architects, architects, retailers and wholesalers, the specialised trades, property developers and purchasing associations: whatever your target group, the who’s who of the interior design scene meet in Cologne right at the start of the year. Decision makers, the most important multipliers and opinion leaders will all be at the event: 95 % of trade visitors are satisfied with imm cologne, and 88 % would recommend attending.

Visitors - from 139 countries


Where our trade visitors and end customers come from

Trade visitors by economic region (excluding Germany)

High levels of satisfaction among trade visitors

are satisfied with the degree to which their fair objectives were achieved
are satisfied with the exhibition offering
are planning to attend the next edition of imm cologne in 2020
would recommend imm cologne to a friend or colleague
are satisfied with their overall experience at the fair

Trade visitors from all relevant industries
(more than one category may apply)

Source: Koelnmesse GmbH / Visitor survey at imm cologne 2019, carried out by an independent market research institute.

interior moments from entry-level to high-end:
the interior worlds.

No other trade fair provides such a comprehensive, concise and clearly structured overview of the international world of interior design. From living rooms to bathrooms, from entry-level to high-end. The exhibition’s structure for 2020 will be adapted to meet market needs even more closely. With these changes, exhibitors will be able to generate high-quality contacts among their target groups and inform visitors efficiently.

Pure Atmospheres

Holistic interior philosophies by major design brands.

Pure Architects

Holistic interior and furnishing concepts for the bathroom, walls, floors, lighting, Smart Home.

Pure Editions

Innovative interior and luminaire design, product concepts with special-edition character, Das Haus – Interiors on Stage.

Home Scenes

Modern furniture for sophisticated comfort – inspiration for lifestyle-oriented interiors: suites, armchairs, divans, standalone sofas, convertible couches, bedroom and dining room furniture.

Home Settings

Clever furniture for young lifestyles – Home Settings focuses on ready-to-go furniture: suites, armchairs, divans, standalone sofas, convertible couches, bedroom and dining room furniture.

Home Sleep

The whole world of sleep: the mattresses and sleep systems, box-spring beds and water beds in the interior world of Home Sleep provide innovative sleeping comfort.

Discover the interior worlds at a glance

Simply click the interactive hall plan.

interior moments that impress:
the special events.

“Future of Living” is the central theme for the extensive programme of events lined up for imm cologne: highlights such as “Das Haus – Interiors on Stage” and the “Pure Talents Contest” will present exciting, innovative and unique insights into tomorrow’s interior design and make the trade fair the place to be for the interior design industry.

interior moments for the whole world: communication

imm cologne stands for interior moments - images, moments, people and encounters that stay with your audience and start conversations. The cross-media campaign provides all relevant channels with targeted press releases, from worldwide mailing campaigns to social media posts reaching thousands of followers:

  • Subject-specific press releases reach more than 5,000 journalists
  • Worldwide press conferences
  • Editorial discussions and interviews
  • Comprehensive press services during the trade fair
  • Print, internet and online: marketing activities on all media channels for both trade visitors and end consumers
  • Worldwide, target-group-specific mailings
  • Social-media activities across all channels (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, blogs, ...)
    Social media actions in 2019

interior moments that you can’t afford to miss: the benefits imm cologne offers you.

imm cologne will kick-start the 2020 interior design season. It’s where the entire international industry gathers to launch a successful new year.

The unique diversity of product worlds and furnishing styles finds an audience of key industry players from global markets at imm cologne.

Spectacular events and exclusive formats ensure high-quality trade visitors and transform imm cologne into an international hotspot.

You can reach an international trade audience and thousands of end consumers on the public days in Cologne.

Key multipliers will communicate your interior moments to the whole world. Newspapers, TV and radio, bloggers and social media influencers report from Cologne.

Create and experience your interior moments at imm cologne 2020 – we look forward to seeing you there!

interior moments that are perfect for you:

We are interested in exhibiting at imm cologne 2020.