22 July 2024, 21:55
By Furniture News May 22, 2023

Spring Edition marks new chapter for imm cologne

With top exhibitors, a focus on trade visitors and a shortened duration, imm cologne, Germany’s biggest interior trade fair is set to become “a highly efficient” business event when it returns to Koelnmesse for a special Spring Edition from 4-7th June this year …

This summer, the global furniture industry is invited to come together at imm’s Spring Edition in Cologne. In addition to its role as a networking event for the interior design and furniture-buying world, and a source of inspiration, the event sees itself as a platform for unique business opportunities. Leading brand manufacturers will be present, while a top-class event programme promises to offer plentiful networking opportunities. 

“The imm Spring Edition will be a one-off event, and marks the start of a newly conceived imm cologne,” states organiser Koelnmesse.Across three themed segments – Home Sleep, Home Settings and Home Scenes – the fair promises a wide range of business opportunities. Home Sleep will present innovative sleep products, Home Scenes is set to reflect the furnishing trends for upmarket living comfort, and Home Settings will cater for younger audiences and those seeking attractive prices. 

On the exhibitor side, Furninova, Hjört Knudsen, Koinor, Nouvion, Voglauer and Wimmer are among those presenting new collections and innovations, while the compact, open stands within the Interior Platforms format promises to further open the doors to interested buyers.

Meanwhile, the Pure Galleries exhibition concept will premiere at imm Spring Edition, and promises to transport trade visitors into an art gallery-style setting. In minimalist, customisable brand rooms, leading companies such as Artisan, brühl & sippold, BW Bielefelder Werkstätten, Christine Kröncke, COR Sitzmöbel, ex.T Giulio Tanini,  Freifrau, JANUA, Jori, Kettnaker, KFF, KLÖBER, Label, Leolux, Montis, miinu, müller möbelfabrikation, raumplus, Rodam, Scholtissek, Schönbuch, Signet and WERTHER will present their latest interior design solutions. 

The imm Spring Edition will also be eminently international, with participants from China, Taiwan, Romania, Ukraine, Indonesia, Latvia, Turkey, Kosovo, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

The special edition’s draw is also evident on the visitor side, with retailers such as Alliance, Begros, El Corte Ingles, IKEA, EMV, Garant, Home 24, Möbel Märki, Ostermann, Porta, Segmüller, Wayfair, XXXLutz and Zurbrüggen set to take part. “This means that not only are all the German purchasing associations represented, but the leading furniture retailers, plus numerous interior designers, have already confirmed their attendance,” concludes the show organiser.

Tickets for the imm Spring Edition are available here.

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