“Confirmed by the success of the past two years, the world of creativity will be given a dedicated hall this year, incorporating a sowing café and creativity barn in hall B3,” explains project leader Angela Marten. Workshops will allow visitors to try products and latest trends from handicrafts, painting, acting, sewing, embroidery, crocheting, lace-making or weaving, and professionals will reveal how to fabricated fashion and accessories by oneself. For visitors with children, daycare will be offered.
Broad spectrum and huge crowd-puller
Next to the booming do-it-yourself sector, the fair reflects the entire private spheres of life of consumers, ranging from home living and home-made to beauty & style, information & advice, healthcare & well-being, building & renovation, furniture & home accessories, kitchen & culinary items, gifts & decoration, and leisure & hobby, digital & fun. In 2014, the stands of the 490 exhibitors were visited by some 78,000 people from the Hamburg Metropolitan Area and further afield.