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Event Update due to Covid-19

IAW 2022 will occur between 06.09.2022 and 08.09.2022  in a face-to-face format. The event will take place at Messe Cologne. It will feature strict Covid-19 prevention measures, including mandatory masks and health certificates. 

Letter of Introduction

IAW allows you to discover emerging trends in consumer goods as well as pick up some ideas for effective promotion thanks to the creative efforts of more than 300 exhibitors. Held in Germany, this international trade fair gives you an in-depth look into every single product category from food and cosmetics to toys and household goods. The program lasts three days in total with thousands scheduled to make the trip. It’s a good move to cross hotel accommodation off your list of tasks and GETA ltd gives you an easy solution.

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Past Editions

2021 Autumn edition 

IAW 2021 occurred as a face-to-face exhibition at Messe Cologne between 14.09.2021 and 16.09.2021. The edition included strict COVID-19 prevention measures, such as attendees presenting health certificates. Around 5,000 trade visitors and 200 exhibitors attended. Organisers have opted to proceed with the 2022 edition due to the success of the 2021 rendition and the restart of the industry. 

2022 Spring Edition

The 2022 Spring Edition of IAW took place as a live event at Messe Cologne. The event was hosted between 08.03.2022 and 10.03.2022 and featured approximately 4,800 attendees from 66 countries. To ensure their safety, Messe Cologne featured the latest Covid-19 safety measures. This featured safeguards such as the latest entry policy.



Past editions

IAW 2022

08.03.2022 - 10.03.2022




+/- 5000

Trade visitors

Cancelled because of COVID-19.


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How to get to IAW

On Foot

On Foot

Cologne Bonn Airport – not advisable

Cologne Central Station – 30 mins via Hohenzollernbrücke


By Car

Cologne Bonn Airport – 20 mins via A559 and Östliche Zubringerstraße/L124

Cologne Central Station – 10 mins via Auenweg


By Public Transport

Cologne Bonn Airport – 30 mins via S19 transport

Cologne Central Station – 10 mins via S-Bahn S6/12/9

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