Fifth Kids India to Focus on Value of Play

KidsIndia_LogoThe fifth Kids India trade show in Mumbai, taking place from Sept. 20 to 22, will feature a second panel discussion focused on the value of play. Industry leaders and prominent childcare experts will underline the importance of toys as a comprehensive learning aid for children. [Read more...]

Online Registration For Kids Turkey Opens on June 28

Spielwarenmesse Middle East Fuarcılık Ltd. Şti., a subsidiary of Spielwarenmesse eG, is inviting toy experts to Kids Turkey taking place from October 26 to 29. The Turkish trade show brings together representatives of the toy industry from Turkey and other countries in the Near and Middle East. The World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG will give international exhibitors support in breaking into the market successfully. Trade buyers can submit their online registration in advance of the event to secure access to the fair.  [Read more...]

Deadline Set for Spielwarenmesse’s World of Toys Pavilion in Hong Kong

Logo Spielwarenmesse 2016Registration for the World of Toys Pavilion at Spielwarenmesse eG’s Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair ends on Sept. 30. The next edition of the show will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, is scheduled to run from January 8 to 11.

At last year’s Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, 31 companies (up from 27 in 2016) from 14 countries (13 in the year prior) appeared at the World of Toys Pavilion. [Read more...]

Spielwarenmesse eG to Feature New Exhibitor Center

Logo Spielwarenmesse 2016Spielwarenmesse eG created the New Exhibitor Center (NEC), featuring a pavilion for German and international companies exhibiting at the trade show for the first time. Trade buyers can use the space to forge new business contacts and source products and ideas across all toy segments. [Read more...]

Spielwarenmesse eG Establishes Subsidiary in India

Logo Spielwarenmesse 2016Spielwarenmesse eG is opening a subsidiary, Spielwarenmesse India Pvt. Ltd, headquartered in New Delhi, India, which will start trading on April 1. The main objectives of the new, wholly-owned subsidiary include representing Spielwarenmesse eG and staging Kids India. [Read more...]

Spielwarenmesse Introduces Online Matchmaking Service

SpielwarenmesseSpielwarenesse eG is introducing a new matchmaking service to give exhibitors and attendees a new way to make business connections, contacts, and appointments. Visitors can use their matchmaking account to make appointments and receive contact suggestions that are individually tailored to their profile. The system allows exhibition participants to maintain existing business relationships and to find new business partners. [Read more...]

Spielwarenmesse eG Offers Webinars for Exhibitors

SpielwarenmesseFrom October 21 through November 25, Spielwarenmesse eG will offer five free webinars on the topics of trade fair preparation, implementation, and follow-up. The webinars will offer material for both new exhibitors and those with years of experience.

They will take place during 40-minute modules by Daniel Gundlach, exhibition consultant, with stand construction experts and advisers at Meplan. Marlene Hösch, junior project manager at Spielwarenmesse eG, will assist Gundlach.

To register, visit www.spielwarenmesse.de/en/webinar. Registration is limited. For more information, contact Lisa Winkelmann, +49-(0)911-998 1313l.winkelmann@spielwarenmesse.de.

TIA Takes Members on Fact-Finding Trip to India

TIA LogoMembers of the Toy Industry Association (TIA) will participate in a fact-finding excursion and cultural immersion program at Kids India, the country’s largest trade event for the toy industry, scheduled to take place September 24 to 26 in Mumbai. Created by the TIA and Spielwarenmesse eG, the program will include a full agenda of show-related activities intended to inform U.S. companies interested in entering the Indian toy market.

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Spielwarenmesse eG Makes Changes to ToyAward Participation Rules

SpielwarenmesseegAs reported by Spielwarenmesse eG, the application period for ToyAward 2016 kicked off on September 1, one month earlier than usual. All toy fair exhibitors can register their products and apply for this prize for free.

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Kids Russia Reflects the Nation’s Interest in Toys

Toys & Kids RussiaKids Russia, which took place from March 11 to 13 in Moscow, saw a steady number of trade visitors at 10,591 retailers and buyers in attendance, compared to 10,406 last year. A total of 242 companies presented new products at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre, including nine exhibitors on the international pavilion organized by World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG.

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