The history of the INHORGENTA MUNICH

2018: Once again a strong increase of exhibitors

27,000 trade visitors from over 70 countries zoom 1026 exhibitors from 42 countries and 27,000 trade visitors from over 70 countries

It keeps growing and growing: INHORGENTA MUNICH once again records a strong increase of four percent of exhibitors compared with the previous year. 1026 exhibitors from 42 countries participated in the trade show.

2017: A successful Award premiere

The „Oscar“ of the jewelry and watch industry zoom The „Oscar“ of the jewelry and watch industry

More exhibitors, more visitors and a successful Award premiere—The positive mood could be noticed in all halls among the exhibitors and visitors.

2016: New concept receives special recognition

Glamorous INHORGENTA OPENING with Nadja Auermann at the JEWELRY SHOW zoom Nadja Auermann live at the INHORGENTA JEWELRY SHOW

INHORGENTA MUNICH 2016 has inspired the industry, with its new hall concepts, brilliant JEWELRY SHOW and innovative forums all received with enthusiasm.

2015: Internet and mono-brand stores

Internet and mono-brand stores at INHORGENTA MUNICH zoom Internet and mono-brand stores at INHORGENTA MUNICH 2015

INHORGENTA MUNICH 2015 is based on the theme of the challenges we are currently faced with in the industry: internet business versus store-based trade, and the strengths and weaknesses of mono-brand stores.

2014: Pearls and inspiration

Pearls and inspiration at INHORGENTA MUNICH 2014 zoom Pearls at INHORGENTA MUNICH

There are two new introductions for 2014. The Inspiration Lab has exciting innovations you can touch. The Pearls Symposium pools experts' knowledge on the treasure of the seas.

2013: 40th anniversary integrates lifestyle

INHORGENTA MUNICH 2013 integrates the lifestyle trend to mark the 40th anniversary of the event zoom Lifestyle at INHORGENTA MUNICH

To mark the 40th anniversary of the event, INHORGENTA MUNICH 2013 presents “trends and vision,” with the lifestyle theme given its own area at the trade fair.

2011: International award and new visual worlds

INHORGENTA Award: a top-class international jury awards prizes for innovative products. The trade fair introduces a new key visual.

2010: A sparkling visit

Sir Gabriel Tolkowsky, inventor of the brilliant cut, visits the fair, and the talk given by this world-famous diamond cutter is a ground-breaking success.

2009: Strong in the face of the economic crisis

INHORGENTA MUNICH defies the weakness in the economy. The trade fair, and its exhibitors and visitors demonstrate the resilience of the market for jewelry and timepieces.

2004: The first-ever jewelry cocktail party

First-ever jewelry cocktail party at INHORGENTA MUNICH 2004 zoom First-ever jewelry cocktail party at INHORGENTA MUNICH

Successful cooperation: the German Jewelry and Timepiece Society invites guests from across the industry, business, and society to a fashion show social event.

2003: Sensational diamonds to take your breath away

The diamond fashion show exhibits 30 impressive creations, including the spectacular “Satine” necklace worn by Nicole Kidman in the film Moulin Rouge.

1999: New trade fair center and strong growth

New trade fair center and strong growth at INHORGENTA 1999 zoom New trade fair center for INHORGENTA

INHORGENTA takes place at the new trade fair center for the first time. In spite of the extra space, the growth of the fair continues to call for the use of additional temporary halls.

1989: Jewelry ball for 15th anniversary

Jewelry ball for 15th anniversary of INHORGENTA zoom Jewelry ball at INHORGENTA

Glittering gala: for its 15th anniversary, INHORGENTA puts on the jewelry ball—a huge social event for the timepiece and jewelry industry.

1987: First atomic clock offering maximum precision

INHORGENTA presents the ultra-precise “Space Timer” from Kundo. The first fully automatic atomic clock is out by just one second in 150,000 years.

1973: Sensational premiere

Sensational premiere of INHORGENTA MUNICH 1973 zoom Premiere of INHORGENTA MUNICH 1973

INHORGENTA takes place for the first time in February 1973. The new Europe-wide forum for jewelry and timepieces leaps instantly into the global top five B2B trade fairs.