Interbrush Revises 2024 Dates

Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik and Messe GmbH & Co. KG (FWTM) has announced an adjustment of the 2024 Interbrush dates to April 24-26, 2024. The date had been previously announced as May 24-26, but the organizers have indicated this was an error. The exhibition for the brush and paintbrush industry will be held in Messe Freiburg, Germany, in 2024.

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Interbrush Pushes Back to 2024

The Interbrush trade fair for machines, materials and accessory equipment for the broom, brush, paint roller and mop industry is postponed until 2024.

Freiburg Wirtschaft Touristik und Messe GmbH & Co. KG (FWTM) has announced the cancellation of next year’s edition of Interbrush, which was set to take place from May 4 to 6, 2022, at Messe Freiburg, Germany. The exhibition for the brush and paintbrush industry normally opens its doors every four years to 7,000 visitors from over 90 countries. In March 2020, rapidly increasing numbers for COVID-19 infections across Europe and the rest of the world led FWTM to postpone the 2020 edition to 2022.

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2020 Top 10 Most Read Brushware Articles

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As we wind down the year that was 2020 and look forward to celebrating the holidays, I want to thank all of the Brushware readers, advertisers and supporters and wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. It was such a challenging and heartbreaking year for so many, we hope that the holidays and the year ahead will be much brighter for everyone.

But as a final look back to 2020, we present for the second year in a row the top-performing stories on for the year.

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New Interbrush Dates Set: May 4-6, 2022

In response to the rising number of cases of persons infected with the new coronavirus (COVID-19) at the time in Europe and worldwide, Messe Freiburg made the decision in mid-March to postpone the leading international trade fair in the broom and brush industry to 2022. The trade fair was originally set to take place from May 6–8, 2020. 

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Interbrush Officially Moves to May 2022

In response to the rising number of cases of persons infected with the new coronavirus (COVID-19) in Europe and worldwide, Messe Freiburg has decided to postpone Interbrush to May 0f 2022. Interbrush is the leading international trade fair for the brush and broom industry and was originally set to take place from May 6-8, 2020.

From the official announcement:

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Interbrush 2020 Decision: March 18

Messe Freiburg released a statement on Wednesday that indicates a final decision and announcement on Interbrush 2020 will be made on March 18. The statement also says Messe Freiburg is coordinating with exhibitors and industry associations to discuss alternative dates.

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ABMA 2020 Update: Interbrush Decision in 10 Days

The 2020 ABMA Convention concluded last night with a game-filled reception that moved indoor due to unseasonably cool weather in St. Petersburg, Fla. The reception featured dartboards, shuffleboard, virtual reality head sets, giant beer pong, beer tasting and a caricature artist.

While the reception provided a great way to celebrate the end of a busy week, discussions still centered around the Coronavirus and the impact on Interbrush 2020. During the Thursday morning session, Daniel Strowitzki of Messe Freiburg announced that a decision on whether or not to postpone would be made in 10 days. That means all Interbrush attendees and exhibitors should expect a final announcement by March 15, 2020.

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Interbrush 2020: Coronavirus Update

Messe Freiburg has released the following information on coronavirus preparedness for Interbrush 2020:

At Messe Freiburg, the health and well-being of our visitors and exhibitors is our top priority. We have been monitoring the global situation daily and are closely following the advice of the responsible health authorities with regard to the coronavirus. Currently, they do not see any reason to place restrictions on exhibitions in Germany. Therefore, we would like to let you know that Interbrush 2020 will take place as planned from May 6-8, 2020 at Messe Freiburg.

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