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ILM Offenbach


Twice a year, all the important brands and industry players meet in Offenbach. ILM is the world's most important hub for international trade in leather goods, travel articles, handbag fashion, school bags and accessories.

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Experience the unique combination of tradition, elegance and value, innovation and contemporary design. Get to know the top brands of the industry and network with the most important players in the international specialist trade.

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Present yourself and your products to the global industry. In addition to the major established brands, brands from the accessories sector also reach a renowned specialist audience in our new SIDELINES segment. ILM is the perfect platform for your business.

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ILM offers all this & more


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    Leather goods

    For seven decades, ILM has been the world's most important marketplace for the international leather goods industry.

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    From practical to elegant, as indispensable transport containers and special fashion statements.

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    Travel articles

    Suitcases, trolleys, flight cases and more: made of all materials and for every unique need.

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    More than adornments: belts, gloves, wallets, umbrellas & more.

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    At the ILM, the current zeitgeist meets tradition.

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    The perfect place to discover unique, high-quality accessories and find inspiration for creative trends and must-haves from A to Z.

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    ILM is the platform for worthwhile encounters. Here, you become part of a unique professional community.

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    Knowledge, inspiration and valuable business insights: directly at the heart of the industry.

Key information at a glance

Good to know

  • Calendar

    Save the date

    The ILM Edition #160 will take place from 31. August–2. September 2024 at Messe Offenbach.

  • Ticket

    1 ticket – 3 days of business

    The Three-day visitor ticket gives you unlimited access to ILM for the entire duration of the trade fair.

  • Produktvielfalt


    Experience the latest collections of leather goods, travel items, hand bags, school bags and accessories.

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"Every 6 months it's time again: pure luggage and leather goods. The ILM is exciting, profitable and THE platform to meet industry customers from all over the world."

Axel Bree


L CREDI Florian Strassmeier
"ILM is more than just an event; it is a hub for relationships, innovation and success. It provides a unique platform for buyers, retailers, designers and other representatives to exchange ideas and determine the dynamics of the industry. As an exhibitor, we look forward to showcasing the timeless finesse of L.CREDI at ILM and sharing our passion for quality leather goods with others in the industry."

Florian Straßmeier


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“ILM in Offenbach is the only really relevant marketplace for bags, suitcases, purses etc. worldwide!"

Georg Picard

Managing Director, PICARD

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“As a brand, we see the ILM as one of the most important meeting points with our partners and potential customers. We present our latest products there and value the direct dialogue."

Dominique Legatzki

Lead of Sales, GOT BAG

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"The ILM trade fair is a great opportunity for us to meet existing and new (international) customers and introduce them to our product lines and brands."

Pieter Duifhuizen

Operations Manager, Dugros

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“The ILM is the place where we want to talk about a positive future!"

Thomas Nickel

CEO/Managing Partner, ALEON

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“For many years, ILM has been our most important trade fair in terms of visitor numbers and quality. We continue to invite our partners to immerse themselves in our brand worlds and experience our entire product portfolio."

Marcel Schröder

Head of Sales Bags DACH, FOND OF

Zitat Braun Büffel
“For us, ILM is Europe’s most important ordering fair for leather goods. It’s the meeting place for exhibitors and visitors with the cumulative expertise of our trade.”

Christiane Brunk

Managing Director, Braun Büffel

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“The Luggage market is changing massively at the moment. As a new player in this field, we want to be a part of this change and one of the main driving forces behind it. We love retail and want to show our clients what they can expect from us. After-all, there’s no better way to experience and feel the Db brand than in person.”

John Olav Evans


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“We see ILM as THE industry meeting place for the international bag trade!“

Markus Schelkle

Head of Sales Outdoor Sports, VAUDE

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“There is no substitute for in-person conversation with our partners. The ILM platform offers us the possibility to get a better feeling for the current trade situation.”

Leonhard Roßkopf

Key Account Manager, Lederwaren Hama

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“ILM stands as a key European trade show, instrumental in our business expansion throughout Europe. It has provided valuable opportunities to connect with diverse clients and understand European market dynamics, significantly shaping our growth.”

Emran Sheikh

CEO, Heys Luggage International

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“I’ve enjoyed coming to ILM for 30 years, because it’s the central meeting hub for the industry.”

Pietro Briccola

Managing Director, Bric’s

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"ILM is not just a trade show; it's the beating heart of our industry, a dynamic meeting point where innovation, collaboration, and inspiration converge. It's not just about the products on display; it's about the invaluable connections and authentic experiences that unfold here. I encourage everyone to join us at ILM to witness firsthand the pulse of our industry, explore product highlights, and be part of a community that propels our collective success."

Pietro Briccola

CEO, Bric's Industria Valigeria Fine S.p.A.

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