Events Center

MARCH 2018

Turkey – Istanbul Hardware Fair
15-18 March 2018, Istanbul

Offering the opportunity of bringing all of the sector under the same roof, Istanbul Hardware Fair gives access to a wider customer portfolio across the industry.

Germany – Light+Building
18-23 March 2018, Frankfurt

Light+Building is the world's leading trade fair for architecture and technology. Taking place every two years since 2000, this event has grown rapidly and now has more than 2000 manufacturers from over 50 countries, including all market leaders, to launch trends and innovations from the fields of lighting, electrical engineering and building automation. This provides the perfect platform for over 180,000 architects, interior architects, designers, planners, engineers and artisans, as well as representatives of the trade and industry, to find future-oriented solutions for their business success.

20-22 March 2018, Shanghai

DOMOTEX asia/CHINAFLOOR is the largest floor covering trade show in the Asia Pacific region, and the second largest in the world. Held every March at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, this event attracts 40,000 visitors from around the world and hosts more than 1,100 Chinese and international exhibitors.

APRIL 2018

France – Les Journées de Collections du Jardin
10-12 April 2018, Marseille

A very popular event with exhibitors and visitors alike, to come and present their collections to the garden retail world. At the 2012 event, 1200 buyers representing 530 chains, came looking for new products.

Spain – World Retail Congress
17-19 April 2018, Madrid

The World Retail Congress brings together the leaders of today’s global retail industry from the established market leaders to the most innovative start-ups and disruptors; from national market leaders to the most international. What unites them all in this fast changing new retail landscape is their focus on serving the needs of today’s consumers and ensuring that their businesses are dynamic, evolving and focussed on delivering innovation. For three days each year, the Congress provides an unrivalled high-level forum for these retail leaders to meet to share insight, form powerful connections and to help shape the retail future.

MAY 2018

U.S. – National Hardware Show
8-10 May 2018, Las Vegas

The National Hardware Show comprises nine shows in one, guaranteeing new discoveries in every category, every year. Attracting a worldwide audience of more than 27,000 industry professionals, the show offers hardware & tools, lawn & garden world, paints, plumbing & electrical, storage, tailgate products, inventors spotlight, international sourcing and homewares. It is the place for global manufacturers, associations, organizations and the media to unveil their new products, ideas and insights to a broad spectrum of home improvement resellers.

Italy – Buyer Point
8-9 May 2018, Milan

BUYER POINT gives all companies the opportunity to meet the most important Italian buyers of large-scale retail trade on a single day. The event focuses on matching buyers and companies and aims at starting business relations. It does not target a single distribution channel, but tries to involve all players in the DIY-garden industry. Attending buyers work in large-scale retail trade and for brands specializing in do-it-yourself and gardening, but over the years have expanded the participation base to hardware dealers, large-scale specialized retail trade, home furniture self-service stores, e-commerce and TV home shopping.

Russia – DIY, Household & Garden Centres Retail
24-25 May 2018, Moscow

DIY, Household & Garden Centres Retail provides a unique platform for solving the problems of the industry and its players. Every year this event finds new ways to develop and attracts an ever larger number of participants, including both global chains and suppliers in addition to new regional retailers.

China – Hortiflorexpo IPM
May 2018, Shanghai

The Hortiflorexpo IPM is China's largest and most significant horticultural fair and the most important meeting place of the entire horticultural industry in China. It is organized by the China Flowers Association in cooperation with Messe Essen GmbH. More than 600 exhibitors from 24 countries and 20,000 trade visitors attend the fair annually. In addition to a wide range of technical seminars and floristic live shows with international florists the Hortiflorexpo IPM offers international exhibitors and visitors a sight-seeing tour into the Chinese horticultural culture.

JUNE 2018

Spain – 6th Global DIY Summit 2018
13-14 June 2018, Barcelona

The Global DIY Summit is the world’s major event where retailers and manufacturers from the home improvement and garden centre industry have the opportunity for an exchange of views of current and future developments within the global market. This congress is being jointly hosted by the two leading European DIY professional organisations, EDRA (European DIY-Retail Association) and fediyma (European Federation of DIY Manufacturers), and the first global representation of interest of DIY trade, ghin (Global Home Improvement Network).

Germany – Tendence
30 June - 3 July 2018, Frankfurt

New, exciting, original and creative ideas abound at Tendence. Meet top brands and key players and become part of this pulsating market. The timing couldn't be better. Benefit from the first international venue for new product ideas in the second half of the year. Here you can put together your successful product assortment for autumn, winter and Christmas and gain a preview of the coming spring and summer trends.

August 2018

India – IndiaMart Hand Tools Expo 2017
29-31 August 2018, Mumbai

IndiaMart HAND TOOLS EXPO is the leading event in the Indian subcontinent for sourcing quality hand tools, DIY tools, power tools & garage tools and allied products. This event provides the ideal platform for international & national hand tools manufacturers and buyers/importers, industrial and engineering establishments etc to meet-up, establish contacts and strike business deals.

September 2018

Germany – spoga+gafa
2-4 September 2018, Cologne

Cologne's No. 1 garden trade fair, the annual spoga+gafa, attracts around 2,000 exhibitors from 53 countries and almost 40,000 trade visitors from across the globe. Products for garden creation, care, maintenance, improvement or living, are all exhibited in one of the five green areas of the trade fair: garden creation, garden living, garden care, garden excellence and garden basic.

India – India Retail Forum
5-6 September 2018, Mumbai

India Retail Forum (IRF) is a congregation of the best retail brands, companies and minds from across the globe and the entire retail support fraternity including retail real estate, design & architecture, merchandise & services, visual merchandising, security and technology.

7-11 September 2018, Paris

MAISON&OBJET is the show for home-fashion. More than just a trade show, it is the international platform for home-fashion and design, across 6 different sectors; ethnic chic, home textiles, tableware, art & craft products, interior decoration and home accessories.

UK – Glee
10-12 September 2018, Birmingham

The UK’s most comprehensive trade show for the garden and leisure industries where companies find the products and suppliers they need for upcoming seasons. Every year Glee showcases the latest innovations, big brands and retail inspirations for a diverse mix of products from garden tools and plants to outdoor furniture and landscaping.

Russia – Flowers Expo
11-13 September 2018, Moscow

Flowers Expo is an international exhibition of Floriculture and the Green Industry. The best Russian producers and suppliers as well as well-known international companies and the world market leaders exhibit in its halls. All of the flower industry is represented including landscape design, cut flowers, planting stock, breeding novelties and technical developments for greenhouse production and garden construction. More than 400 companies from 27 countries participate in the show, and business visitors arrive to the exhibition from 198 Russian cities and 35 countries worldwide.

Italy – Cersaie
24-28 September 2018, Bologna

International exhibition of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings. Products on offer include ceramic floor and wall tiles - non-ceramic flooring and wall-covering products - sanitary installations - bathroom furnishings - fireplaces, ceramic stoves, tiled kitchens - raw materials, equipment for ceramics - materials and tools for installation, showroom displays for ceramic products.

Germany – Security Essen
25-28 September 2018, Essen

The No. 1 for more than 40 years, Security Essen is the world‘s most important trade fair for civil security. The world market for security is booming – it is presenting itself with more than 1,000 exhibitors every two years in Essen. From cyber security, access systems, and CCTV to perimeter protection: here you get an overview of the latest innovations across all areas of security including smart building and smart home.

October 2018

United Arab Emirates – IPM Dubai
1-3 October 2018, Dubai

IPM DUBAI and WOP DUBAI are staged in parallel and attract over 3,500 visitors from over sixty countries. 20 exhibitors from more than 15 nations exhibit their ranges from the fields of plants, technology, floristry, sales promotion as well as plant care and logistics.

China – China International Hardware Show
22-24 October 2018, Shanghai

China International Hardware Show has grown into the world's second largest and Asia's largest and leading trade show for the entire hardware and DIY sectors. This unique show offers specialist traders and buyers around 2,100 exhibitors across 100,000 sqm in the sectors of Tools, DIY and Building Hardware, Security, Locks and Fittings with a comprehensive category of products and services in one of the largest markets in the world - China.

Belgium – DIY, Home & Garden
October 2018, Kortrijk

The DIY, Home Improvement and Gardening trade fair takes place at the Kortrijk Expo.

Spain – Iberflora
October 2018, Valencia

Iberflora, International Fair for Plants and Flowers, Technology and Gardening DIY is the most important fair for Mediterranean Plants and Garden and will take place at Feria Valencia. Visitors can enjoy this year the Theme Zones organised for the different sectors, namely Plant and Flower, Technology and Gardening. Also Iberflora offers interesting conferences related to gardening and technology to be held within the exhibition halls.

China – IHA Congress
October 2018, Shanghai

The IHA Congress will be held in Shanghai, China, hosted by CNHA (the China National Hardware Association). The IHA Congress not only improves IHA's (International Federation of Hardware and Housewares Associations) visibility in China, but also enhances the international influence of the CNHA and China's hardware industry. It promotes the development of the globalization of China's hardware industry and brings a series of win-win results.

Taiwan – Taiwan Hardware Show
October 2018, Taichung

This edition of Asia’s leading premium hardware exhibition “Taiwan Hardware Show” anticipates 380 exhibitors showcasing their innovative products on 15,100 sqm of exhibition space. The comprehensive exhibit profile covers the full range of DIY- and tool related products. Set in the centre of Taiwan’s hardware cluster region, factory visits to the potential new business partners are possible. Taiwan Hardware Show is organized by Kaigo Co., Ltd., co-organized by the Taiwan Hand Tools Manufacturers’ Association and supported by the major Taiwanese industry associations.

Malaysia – Retail Congress Asia Pacific
October 2018, Hong Kong

The Retail Congress Asia Pacific addresses the issues facing leading retailers around the world and welcomes many national and international policy makers as well as senior executives from NGOs who want to hear the voice of the retail industry.

November 2018

U.S. – Home Improvement eRetailer Summit
7-9 November 2018, Chicago

The Home Improvement eRetailer Summit connects home improvement manufacturers, distributors and per-qualified online retailers who are interested in increasing online sales of home improvement products through collaboration and partnerships.

Russia – Moscow International Tools Exhibition MITEX
November 2018, Moscow

MITEX is one of the biggest tools exhibitions in Russia with hundreds of participants every year. The event is the meeting point of producers, distributors and consumers of tools. At the exhibition are presented world and Russian leading companies for tools, hand tools, abrasives, fittings, diesel and electrical generators, professional cleaning and thermal equipment, snow blowers.

December 2018

Vietnam – International Exhibition on Hardware & Hand Tools
5-8  December 2018, Ho Chi Minh City

In response to strong demand for changes and development of the industry in the upcoming years, the Hardware & Handtools exhibition promises the opportunity for Vietnamese manufacturers and buyers to meet and discover a myriad of high quality products. Exhibitors will find the perfect place to showcase new products and technologies, to seek new partners and to sign trade & investment contracts.