Record number of visitors – Buyers from 168 countries make Ambiente 2018 the most international ever
After five action-packed days the world’s leading trade fair of the consumer goods industry finished in an upbeat mood today. Trade visitors from more countries than ever before spent their time networking and ordering the latest products from all over the world for their companies. They also obtained worthwhile stimuli for a digital future.
India will be the partner country for Ambiente 2019
The new Ambiente partner country has been decided on: India will take over the partner country globe from the Netherlands. This was announced by Messe Frankfurt at a festive ceremony on the penultimate day of Ambiente.
Sylvie Meis has discovered the must-haves of the next season at Ambiente
What could be a better place for discovering the favourite items of the coming season than the biggest consumer goods event in the world? Sylvie Meis is not only an entrepreneur, presenter, model and designer, but also a style ambassador for the Netherlands, and in this capacity she explored the depth and width of products at Ambiente.
Fit for the future: the new structure of Ambiente 2019
New halls, new opportunities: Hall 12 is Messe Frankfurt’s answer to the challenges of the future. It encapsulates the need for something new, sustainable and vital in today’s world – something that will pave the way for tomorrow. By occupying Hall 12 from 2019 onwards and by completely restructuring Ambiente throughout the event, the world’s leading trade fair will be ideally prepared for the years ahead.
Ambiente fully booked and more international than ever before: 81 percent of exhibitors come from countries other than Germany
This year’s economic forecasts are only being adjusted in one direction – upwards. Private consumption is rising – both globally and in Germany. These are good conditions for five successful ordering days in Frankfurt, whether it’s ethical purchases, project furnishings or trendy shopping.
Sylvie Meis, the star guest at Ambiente 2018, says: “To feel properly at home, it’s essential to have the right interior.”
On 12 February Sylvie Meis will be gaining a first-hand impression of the world’s leading consumer goods trade fair in Frankfurt am Main. By visiting the event, she will give a personal face to Ambiente’s 2018 partner country, the Netherlands. Covering three areas – Living, Giving and Dining – the Netherlands will present itself to an audience from over 150 countries.
Famous designers will take a look at a world-class product range – the result: Designer Tours at Ambiente 2018
It’s an opportunity to get to know classic designs, discover developments and scout the latest trends: at Ambiente, the world’s most important consumer goods trade fair, more than 50 nations will showcase their products and reflect the cultural achievements of each country. It’s a good reason to visit this treasure trove of the latest innovations and to capture the spirit of our time. So why not join one of the Designer and Press Tours?
Looking at Ambiente with eagles’ eyes: Trendwatchers will present the must-haves of the coming season
This will be the seventh time in succession that students from the Fontys University of Applied Sciences will be seeking out up-to-date trends at Ambiente. They will present their findings to interested visitors on daily guided tours.
Pastel instead of orange: a relaxing culinary time at the Infinity Café during Ambiente
We eat with our eyes – Delicious Dutch food and modern design form an ideal combination at the Infinity Café, created by the Dutch designer Brechtje Troost. It’s a place where visitors can find good style, rest and relaxation.
The good life – thanks to smart kitchen gadgets
Small domestic appliances are getting increasingly smarter, heating up water to the desired temperature, conjuring up bowls of soup, producing bread dough, creating desserts and even turning fibrous fruit into ultra-fine purée for a smoothie. In fact, high tech can make all the difference. End users appreciate convenient gadgetry and are therefore happy to part with a bit of cash.
From Point of Sale to Point of Experience
The future of the retail trade is digital – among other things! There is a demand for convenience. But whereas nowadays we can find convenience on the web in the form of search engines, diversity and delivery speed, the potential of tomorrow’s convenience will be far more dynamic and will be found in high street shops.
Magic moments in contract furnishing at Ambiente 2018
Rooms with a wow effect. So-called magic moments are becoming increasingly important, not just for hotels and restaurants, but also in a working environment and in public space. Inspiration, trends and innovative solutions for this purpose can be found by architects, furnishing contractors and planners at Ambiente from 9 to 13 February 2018.
Tackling issues around the house
Obviously, a broom is for sweeping up rubbish. But that doesn’t automatically mean you can reach every nook and cranny. This whole area of tricky questions is tackled at the Solutions show.
The coolest product is useless – if no one knows about it
BlogsUps is an initiative against unused potential. It shows retailers and manufacturers at Ambiente what’s important in networking on social media and what kind of opportunities must never be ignored when communicating with the consumer.
Ambiente 2018: Next exhibitors with urban lifestyle and feel-good products
Urbanisation, globalisation, individualisation. These megatrends are changing consumer behaviour in every area of our lives. The Next exhibitors at Ambiente will highlight the ways that these trends are being reflected in design from 9 - 13 February 2018.
Business Matchmaking – a new service at Ambiente
Seek and ye shall find: Networking and B2B matchmaking are becoming increasingly important for trade fair visitors. But what’s the quickest way for visitors and exhibitors to find one another? The new Business Matchmaking at Ambiente shows how it can be done.
Helping people to help themselves
What does a refugee’s craftsmanship, digital tools for glass and plastic have in common? Ambiente!
Talents at Ambiente: Creative answers – refreshingly different
What drives the young designer avant-garde? What are their subjects? And what stimuli are the new talents setting for tomorrow’s consumer goods industry? Answers to these questions will be given by Talents at Ambiente in Frankfurt from 9 to 13 February.
2018 Ambiente film presents “The Show” at a new level of emotive impact
What sustains us, what do we find soothing, what relaxes us, and what is called ambiance - Ambiente - by everyone? A place with an amazing amount of variety, a place of creative design, and a place with an exciting buzz.
A bit of sparkle for the soul
From 9 to 13 February retailers will have an opportunity to compile their own exciting lifestyle and premium product line-ups in the Ambiente product group Accessories & Jewellery.
Exciting presentations and valuable tips
From 9 to 13 February the Ambiente Academy will provide practical information on current market developments and opportunities.
Every new idea leads to growth in revenue
Ambiente is laying a foundation for a dynamic international trading season – with the Netherlands as a partner country, an innovative Business Matchmaking Programme, a Point of Experience and B2B platforms for contract business. From 9 to 13 February the 2018 edition of Ambiente will deliver a large number of market stimuli and provide information through a practically focused support programme.
Ambiente Service Oasis
Messe Frankfurt supports traders before, during and after their visit to the tradeshow, helping them to find trends, exhibitors and products. The goal is to make it the most efficient Ambiente of all times.
Added value made easy
They solve everyday problems, combine design expectations and sustainability, and they meet professional standards: the special presentation Solutions and the orientation guides Ethical Style and Contract Business – robust tools which have been designed specially for retailers and are intended to help with the efficient planning of Ambiente.
Ambiente Trends 2018: tradition meets innovation
What is new? What stays the same? The interior design trends of the future will be on show in a comprehensive presentation of merchandise at the international consumer goods trade fair Ambiente from 9 to 13 February.
Ambiente inspires hospitality industry with innovative HoReCa segment
Ambiente will showcase a vibrant range of design-related HoReCa product lines that will lead to a sustainable increase in guests in gastronomy, hotels and catering while also boosting the efficiency of those sectors.
Ambiente: Talents wanted!
Designers are applying for places at the world’s biggest consumer goods hub until 27 September
Welkom Nederland: Designer Robert Bronwasser curates presentation of partner country
The global consumer goods industry will be meeting in Frankfurt am Main from 9 to 13 February 2018. Ambiente is the trade fair highlight of the year as well as a trend barometer and an order and design platform in three product and service groups: Dining, Living and Giving.