interzum 2025

interzum 2025

Building & Construction Decorations Furniture Lighting
Köln, Germany
20-23 May 2025
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messe Cologne
2 years
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The premier trade show for the furniture industry

What will the new furniture trends be? Have you seen all interior construction tools and materials already? Interzum answers these questions as the international trade fair is preparing for another eventful program and product line-up.

The event is geared towards doing business, establishing contacts with peers and possible business partners, as well as generating leads. The brand was first introduced in 1959 and since then interzum has grown significantly to cover the entire value chain as well as become a global meeting point for experts and professionals.

The trade fair has been so successful, it launched a satellite event in Guangzhou. interzum is big, and you will see everything – machines, materials, and components for upholstered furniture and mattress production to slip cover materials and innovative materials.

Interzum 2025

According to Koelnmesse GmbH, the next edition of interzum 2025 will be a live event. The trade fair will take place in Cologne, Germany, from 20.05.2025 to 23.05.2025. The Koelnmesse will host the event and its many digital modules. The exhibition halls will not include Covid-19 safety measures because of the country removing its pandemic-related limitations.


In case you haven’t booked your hotel accommodation yet, Trade Fair Trips Ltd can secure you the best hotel rates during interzum in one day. Trade Fair Trips Ltd streamlines and simplifies booking hotels for interzum, so that you’re able to focus on what’s important and leave the details to us.

Instead of you spending hours upon hours looking up hotels on your own, you specify a budget and an ideal location. We take your criteria and use it to curate a custom list of hotels that are near Koelnmesse and have good connections to public transport. 

TFT Ltd can support you in a variety of ways for your work trip, such as placing reservations on meeting facilities or fully installing your exhibition booth.

On foot
On foot:

Not advisable when travelling from Cologne Bonn Airport

30 mins when travelling from Cologne Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By car
By car:

20 mins when travelling from Cologne Bonn Airport

10 mins when travelling from Cologne Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

By public transport
By public transport:

30 mins when travelling from Cologne Bonn Airport

10 mins when travelling from Cologne Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)


Hotels near interzum

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interzum 2025 Köln Dorint Hotel am Heumarkt Koln 2.9 Köln from € 361.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Hotel im LESKANPark 7.8 Köln from € 276.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Flemings Hotel Wuppertal-Central 42.4 Wuppertal from € 266.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Cologne Marriott Hotel 5.2 Köln from € 696.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Hotel Dusseldorf Krefeld Affiliated by Melia Krefeld from € 203.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Das Carls Hotel Düsseldorf from € 260.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Hampton by Hilton Düsseldorf City Centre 37.6 Düsseldorf from € 256.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Moxy Duesseldorf City 37.7 Düsseldorf from € 296.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Premier Inn Dusseldorf City Friedrichstadt Düsseldorf from € 387.00 EUR Book Now
interzum 2025 Köln Innside by Melia Dusseldorf Hafen Düsseldorf from € 426.00 EUR Book Now

Koelnmesse performs the double function of official organiser and venue for interzum, which is on a biennial basis. Editions run a course of four days in total and usually take place during May on odd years.

Only trade visitors are admitted to Koelnmesse and the working hours are from 09:00 am until 18:00 pm. The working hours for exhibitors start one hour earlier and end one hour later.

If you are not driving to Koelnmesse, do not worry. This is one of the exhibition centres in Germany with the most public transport options. Between metro stations and tram lines, you’ll be fine, but even so, there are four city rail lines that service the location.

What You Can Expect as an Exhibitor?

  • The work you present at interzum directly shapes the next trends in furniture design and manufacturing, so you’re able to better position yourself as a market leader and trend setter in an environment that’s built around the introduction of supply to demand;
  • At interzum product launches are common and an easy way to drum up interest in a new product or innovation you might want to introduce to the market. Here is the best way to receive worthwhile coverage and gage interest from buyers, as well as generate sales leads;
  • There’s a deeper understanding of the industry as a whole, because interzum is one of the most heavily visited events in the industry, and you are able to observe how your sector is ultimately changing.

We know what you want to learn – is interzum going to be a good place to promote my brand? We bring you some vital numbers to support the claim that yes, interzum is good for business:

First, the exhibitor numbers stand at 1800 (a rise of 100 new exhibitors compared to 2017) and trade visitors have reached 74,000 (a rise of 5000 compared to 2017). This growth can be seen in the foreign shares of interzum – the 75 compared to the 73 in the edition before.

This is a great ratio of national to foreign visitors and the biggest markets that are represented include Italy, France, Spain, Poland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom, which make up the bulk of the European countries. There’s a marked growth in visitors from Asia (China in particular saw an increase by 48%), South America and Eastern Europe.

Interzum 2021

Interzum 2021 was held as a virtual exhibition known as the interzum@home. The digital event occurred between May 4th and May 7th, 2021. The trade show, according to attendees and event planners,  was quite successful. The significant number of attendees, which included 10,000 trade visitors and 142 exhibitors, contributed to the success of the event format. A total of 132 countries were represented in the online edition of the fair.

Interzum 2023

Interzum 2023 took place in a live trade fair format at Messe Cologne. The venue did not include Covid-19 safety measures due to the removal of the country's pandemic-related restrictions. The edition was attended by around 62,000 visitors from 150 countries (76% from abroad) and approximately 1,600 exhibitors from 59 nations (84% from a foreign country).

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