About the Event

Want to sweeten your international sales? Be a part of the USA Confectionery Pavilion at ISM 2016 in Cologne, Germany.






Hall 10.2, E-60 to G-77

The 46th annual ISM, the world’s largest confectionery trade fair, will take place January 31 – February 3, 2016, at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany.

ISM offers an excellent platform for the highly innovative world of confectionery to discuss current trends and themes that will shape the future, including familiar as well as new products that reach people and markets around the world. ISM attracts 37,000 trade show professionals from 141 countries, including a wide range of the major US retail customers. More than 1,500 exhibitors of confectionery and snacks participate from 65 countries.

NCA’s USA Confectionery Pavilion is a leading participant each year, featuring nearly 30 renowned U.S. exhibitors. NCA, in cooperation with USDA/FAS, has sponsored the USA Pavilion for 19 years. USA Pavilion exhibitors are afforded an invaluable export venue, visited by customers from all trade channels world-wide.

Exhibiting in the Pavilion in 2016

  • Adams & Brooks, Inc.
  • American Pop Corn Co. / Groceries USA
  • Bazooka Candy Brands
  • Beneo, Inc.
  • Brand Castle
  • Brown and Haley
  • California Raisins
  • Dealers Food Products Co.
  • Enstrom Toffee and Confectionery
  • Ford Gum and Machine Co.
  • Goetze’s Candy Company
  • Hillside Candy, LLC
  • Inventure Foods
  • Jelly Belly Candy Company
  • Manufacturing Confectioner
  • Original Gourmet Food Company
  • Piedmont Candy Co.
  • Pop Corners
  • Rocky Mountain/Campfire Marshmallows
  • SB Global Foods, Inc.
  • Snyder’s – Lance, Inc.
  • Spangler Candy Company
  • Starkfried GmbH
  • Suity Confections Company
  • Vermints Organic Mints and Pastilles
  • Zollipops

The opportunity to connect with global visitors at ISM is superior.

Who Attends?

  • Food and beverage wholesalers and importers
  • Food and beverage purchasing associations
  • Grocery wholesalers
  • Wholesale food remnants
  • Retail confectionery trade
  • Confectionery specialist outlets
  • Trade chains and their regional branches
  • Hypermarkets
  • Shopping centers
  • Cash & carry operations
  • Discount outlets
  • Drugstore chains
  • Health food wholesalers
  • Department stores – central/local administration
  • Cafes, confectioners, bakery operations, confectionery
  • Convenience stores
  • Filling stations – central/local administration

Visit www.ism-cologne.com to learn more about attending ISM.

To learn more about exhibiting in the USA Confectionery Pavilion, contact NCA’s Grace Woodyard at (202) 534-1440.

Exhibitor Distributor Request Form:

Got ‘white spaces’ in Europe? Complete the Distributor Request Form, with details as instructed, and NCA will send you a list of vetted distributors. For USA Pavilion exhibitors and NCA members only.

Hotel Accomodations:

TTI Travel, the official U.S. travel agency of Koelnmesse, Inc. / Cologne International Trade fairs, is pleased to offer specially priced hotel accommodations.

ProSweets Cologne:

ProSweets, the international supplier fair for the confectionery industry, will be held simultaneously. ProSweets presents innovations and new technologies for production processes and packaging to an expert audience.

Event Highlights

  • More than 20 U.S. exhibitors housed in the USA Pavilion
  • Exhibitors can use the USA Lounge for meetings with customers
  • A Pavilion reception brings even more buyers to your booth
  • Our popular Beer & Brats brings together NCA members for a briefing on global sales and trends