Koelnmesse is the number 1 trade fair location for numerous industries. The events serve as the leading global trade fairs for more than 25 sectors. Koelnmesse is the world’s top trade fair organiser for the areas of furnishing, living and lifestyle. At the trade fair hub of Cologne, the leading international fair in cologne as well as the trade fair formats of LivingKitchen, ORGATEC, spoga+gafa, interzum and Kind + Jugend rank among the internationally renowned and established industry meeting places. These fairs comprehensively represent the upholstered and case furniture segment, the kitchen industry, the office furniture sector and outdoor living as well as the innovations of the furniture supply industry. Over the last few years, Koelnmesse has specifically added international fairs in the most important fast-expanding markets to its portfolio. These include idd shanghai in Shanghai, interzum guangzhou in Guangzhou, interzum bogotá (former Feria M&M) in Bogotá and Pueri Expo in Sao Paulo. With ambista, the online portal for the interiors business, Koelnmesse offers direct access to products, contacts, expertise and events relevant to the industry all year round.
The Bogota International Center for Business and Exhibitions-Corferias promotes the industrial, social, cultural and commercial development in the Andean region, Central America and the Caribbean. With over 60 years of experience, Corferias seeks to widen cooperation between Colombia and the world community through the organisation of fairs, exhibitions, events and conventions, generating important contacts between visitors and exhibitors in facilities operated under international standards. Equally, it promotes and organises Colombia´s participation in fairs and exhibitions abroad, and participates as a partner in companies that have the same objective of fostering the country´s industrial and commercial development. Corferias is recognized as the first Latin American member of the Union of International Fairs (UFI), and as the first Latin American venue in the presidency of this organization for the period (2015-2016). Also, Corferias is a founding member of the Association of Fairs in Latin America (AFIDA) and an associate member of the Association of Independent Organizers (SISO).