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The time is right to prepare for the International Hardware Fair, March 4 - 7, 2018 in Cologne, Germany.

With over 2,700 exhibitors and over 55,000 trade only visitors from 124 countries, the International Hardware Fair is one of the world's largest, most prestigious tools and hardware shows, and opens markets across the globe.

Within the framework of the International Hardware Fair 2018 the U.S. Commercial Service in Düsseldorf offers a wide range of services for U.S. exhibitors to support your sales efforts in Germany and Europe before, during and after the event.

Services for U.S. exhibitors

  • Conduct email and online pre-show promotion on behalf of all U.S. exhibitors at
    the show

  • Provide market research and counseling before, during and after the show
  • Follow-up with the contacts you make at the show (including credit checks, where available)

Customized services (fee-based) such as Business Matchmaking, Business Facilitation Services, Customized Market Intelligence are also available. Please contact us at least 40 Business Days prior to the show.

For further information on how the U.S. Commercial Service can assist you with your exporting plans in worldwide markets, please also contact your nearest Export Assistance Center.

Services for international buyers

Are you looking for innovative U.S. products? For our international visitors, we would be happy to arrange for meetings with our U.S. exhibitors by signing up in advance of the show via our International Buyer Form.

Your contact at the U.S. Commercial Service Düsseldorf:

Ms. Sabine Winkels, Commercial Specialist 
U.S. Commercial Service, American Consulate General
Ph. +49-211-737767-40
Fax: +49-211-737767-67
Email: Sabine.Winkels@trade.gov


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