8th ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK on 24th & 25th October 2025 in Cologne
The trade fair of the industry with the largest overview around foot and shoe!
As a visitor of the ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK you can look forward to a comprehensive offer around foot and shoe.
At the trade fair you will find a large selection of national and international suppliers of the industry: from materials via aids, machine technology and new measuring and production technologies to comfort shoes, suppliers from podiatry as well as service providers around the industry.
At the congress, that will be held together with the IVO-congress in 2022, scientific findings will be presented, additionally there will be seminars related to practice. With the combination of trade fair and congress, the ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK provides a concentrated and extensive overview around the treatment of the foot.
For those who cannot wait to see us again:
On October 14 and 15, 2022, the city of Cologne in Germany will become the worldwide center of orthopedic shoe technology: for the first time, the congress of the International Association of Orthopedic Shoe Technicians (IVO) will be held together with the ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK trade fair. The congress program will offer two main focal points from an international and interdisciplinary perspective: "Diabetic foot" and "Biomechanics of the foot and foot orthotics".
On October 20/21, 2023, the gates will open again for ORTHOPÄDIE SCHUH TECHNIK - International Trade Fair and Congress. After being postponed from 2021 to 2022 due to the Corona pandemic, the event will return to its normal biennial schedule in 2023. This year's focus will be on concepts for orthopedic footwear businesses and expanding knowledge about human movement and the therapeutic approach to foot problems.
2022 will be a special trade fair year for pedorthics:The whole industry waits in the wings to finally meet again in person on 14 and 15 October 2022, after the postponement the year before. After 22 years, the IVO World Congress will take place in Germany again. A highlight that will beckon many international visitors to Cologne.