h+h americas announces Health & Safety Regulations

+++Dynamic event to expand industry outreach and connecting communities.+++First offspring of the world’s leading trade fair “h+h cologne.”+++Hosting various soft crafts industries under one roof.+++More than 100 exhibitors signed up.

Koelnmesse Inc., the organizer of h+h americas, today disclosed details regarding the health & safety regulations pertaining to their upcoming event which will take place from June 22-24, 2022, in Rosemont, Illinois.

All attendees, exhibitors and media representatives will be required to be fully vaccinated or show proof of recovery. Documentation can be uploaded at the time of registration in March 2022. Based on current state and federal requirements, the show will require mask wearing in all areas of the fairgrounds.

For additional safety the show will operate with 10 feet wide aisles, provide hand sanitation dispensers and encourage social distancing at the entrance points. The venue has also upgraded its ventilation system for increased air flow.

“We are well prepared for our event and are obviously tracking all emerging news around the pandemic which we will expect to ease over the next months. We are confident that our show’s health & safety guidelines will provide a stable and safe work environment for all attending exhibitors and attendees. With 6 months to go we are certainly feeling excitement and optimism building towards our event despite the current challenging times.” says Mette Petersen, President and Managing Director of Chicago-based Koelnmesse Inc.

h+h americas, the sister event of its German namesake, is slated to become the leading U.S. industry event for buyers of home textiles, tapestry, sewing, knitting, crocheting, haberdashery, quilting, needlepoint, and business software and marketing solutions. It will be held in partnership with the Craft Industry Alliance, a membership organization that has served the craft professionals community since 2015.

For more information contact:

Darrin Stern
North American Show Manager
h+h americas


About Koelnmesse GmbH:

Koelnmesse is the number 1 trade fair location for numerous industries with some 1,000 employees and representatives worldwide. Cologne, Germany is centrally located in Europe and the Koelnmesse fairgrounds with 400,000 square meters ranks in the top 3 within Germany and top 10 worldwide. Every year, Koelnmesse organizes and conducts more than 80 trade fairs, exhibitions, guest events and special events in Cologne and in the world’s most important markets connecting 54,000 exhibitors from 122 countries with more than 3 million visitors from 200 countries. Koelnmesse has earmarked 700 million Euro towards the expansion of its fairgrounds which should be completed by 2030.

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Koelnmesse Inc. located in Chicago, IL for the past 19 years is the North American subsidiary and marketing arm of the Koelnmesse Group, one of the world’s leading organizers of international trade shows. Their experienced team of marketing and sales professionals organizes trade shows and events in North America as well as North American Pavilions for US, Canadian and Mexican companies at more than 25 trade shows around the world.



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