Top speakers and lots of knowledge transfer

At eye level with the original trade fair business, this year's focus is on targeted, sustainable knowledge transfer. Trend-setting lectures and exciting discussions on the "stage" will be offered throughout the days of the fair. Here, well-known personalities from the world of design, the kitchen industry and the trade will have their say in panel discussions. With the Future Talks of our innovation partner Future+You, topics of the future are discussed daily with renowned experts and industry professionals. There will be discussion, animation, information and education - with a view to what moves the industry.


Time Lecture Speaker
Saturday, 16. September 2023
13:30 – 14:15 Cooking Challenge with Carsten Dorhs Carsten Dorhs Starkoch (MöFa Köln + Studierende N.A.)
14:30 – 15:30 Design trends 2025 INNOVATION TALK powered by FUTURE+YOU Barbara Busse (FUTURE + YOU), Lilly Grewe Interior Influencerin , Susanne Suntrup (Leitung Design Management Dornbracht)
15:30 – 16:00 The kitchen as a digital living space Richard Loch (Plaza Digital Innovation & Communication GmbH)
16:30 – 17:00 Impulse contract: Revenue despite decline in frequency Markus Schomacker (Yvis Küchenglück - Kitchen Marketing)
Sunday, 17. September 2023
10:30 – 11:30 Kitchen of the Future 2030 INNOVATION TALK powered by FUTURE+YOU Barbara Busse (FUTURE + YOU), Marcel Moritz Head of Design & Innovation (Blanco), Nadia Perziano (Trends & Innovation Dr. Oetker)
11:30 – 12:00 Advantages of an integrated product world – Are you already selling or are you still managing? Willi Paryschew (Cyncly)
12:00 – 12:30 When Smart Isn't Smart Hanno Traulsen (Plaza Digital Innovation & Communication GmbH)
12:30 – 13:00 Sustainability & innovative product design in the kitchen Thomas Beck (tb studio)
13:00 – 13:30 Discover KPS. MAX: The future of kitchen design Stefan Hoffmann (SHD Kreative Planungssysteme GmbH)
14:00 – 14:45 Cooking Challenge with Carsten Dorhs Carsten Dorhs Starkoch (MöFa Köln + Studierende N.A.)
15:00 – 16:00 Kitchen trends and novelties 2024 Yvonne Zahn (Yvis Küchenglück)
16:00 – 17:00 Guaranteed to make you a millionaire in 30 minutes with Murat Murat Özcan (Sallys Welt)
17:45 – 18:30 Ideas talk on the innovations of tomorrow with an international perspective followed by happy hour Ana Relvao (Ligre-Design), Andreas Enslin Designchef von Miele (Miele), Eva-Charlotte Ernst (inside), Simon Felmer (inside)
Monday, 18. September 2023
11:00 – 11:30 Kezzel – The world's first automatic kettle for the induction cooker Thomas Ifland (Xinco GmbH)
11:30 – 12:00 5 practical tips to increase sales, guaranteed Marcel Scholle (Garantiemax)
12:00 – 12:30 Ingenious. Digital. The digital assembly and logistics network with software + app for digital kitchen and furniture assemblies nationwide Christian Lenzhölzer Geschäftsführer ( GmbH)
12:30 – 13:15 Cooking Challenge with Carsten Dorhs Carsten Dorhs Starkoch (MöFa Köln + Studierende N.A.)
13:00 – 13:30 Your digital showcase 2024: The 5 success factors for your online marketing Max Wohlfahrt
13:30 – 14:00 The myth of the mobile phone Volker Schmidt (Plaza Digital Innovation & Communication GmbH)
14:00 – 14:30 Space to Innovate – creating new spaces for innovation Norbert Poppenborg (ambigence GmbH & Co. KG)
14:30 – 15:30 FUTURE TALK AI - Artificial Intelligence Impact on Design and Sales INNOVATION TALK powered by FUTURE+YOU Daniel Heitkamm (Republic of YES), Meike Bendel (Republic of YES), Patrick Mittmann (FUTURE + YOU), Prof. Dr. Marco Barenkamp Gründer (CEO) LMIS (FH Osnabrück)
Tuesday, 19. September 2023
10:30 – 11:30 FUTURE TALK Urbanization – the little luxury Barbara Busse (FUTURE + YOU), Jens Keunecke (Vice Head of Design, Miele), Oliver Hans (Innovation & Foresight, SCHÜCO)
11:30 – 12:00 Seamless integration: Expand your possibilities with the ERP connection of SHD ECORO and KPS.MAX Jürgen Mainusch (SHD Einzelhandelssoftware GmbH)
12:00 – 12:30 Consistent digitization Katja Mayer (Plaza Digital Innovation & Communication GmbH)
12:30 – 13:00 Studio + Showroom - Design Scope for customer requests Herbert Lanzinger (STUDIODESIGN)
13:00 – 13:30 Advantage of software change- A new kitchen planning software as a growth driver for your kitchen studio. Willi Paryschew (Cyncly)
Wednesday, 20. September 2023
13:30 – 14:00 Kitchen faucets from KWC, milestones of innovation Michael Lammel (KWC Group AG)
14:00 – 14:30 Too much is too little Richard Loch (Plaza Digital Innovation & Communication GmbH)
14:30 – 15:30 FUTURE TALK Circular Kitchen – Circularity as a new imperative INNOVATION TALK powered by FUTURE+YOU Barbara Busse (FUTURE + YOU), Christoph Pütgens Oberstudienrat (MöFa Köln + Studierende N.A.), Hendrik Fischer Assistent der Geschäftsführung (Rotpunkt Küchen), Susanne Dietl Head of Marketing & Product Management (Schock)
Thursday, 21. September 2023
09:30 – 10:30 Presentation of the Swiss interior expo Claudia Weidner (trendfairs), Michael Rambach (trendfairs GmbH)
10:30 – 11:00 NKBA Global Connect – Your Entry Into the North American Market Suzie Williford EVP and Chief Strategy Officer (National Kitchen an Bath Association NKBA)
11:00 – 11:30 NKBA Global Connect – North American Design Trends Veronika Miller (National Kitchen and Bath Association NKBA)