Spielwarenmesse to Host Toy Business Forum

Logo Spielwarenmesse 2016International speakers will deliver topic-specific sessions at the Toy Business Forum every day during Spielwarenmesse, from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4. Trade buyers are invited to these free talks, which will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. every day during the show. [Read more…]

Spielwarenmesse Unveils Its 2018 Trends

Logo Spielwarenmesse 2016Spielwarenmesse eG‘s Trend Committee identified its top three trends for 2018: Explore Nature, Team Spirit, and Just for Fun. Toys encompassing these themes will be on display at Spielwarenmesse’s TrendGallery at the show in Nuremberg from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4.  [Read more…]

Kids Turkey Draws in Trade Buyers from 45 Countries

logoen1The tenth annual Kids Turkey industry trade show took place from Oct. 26 to 29 and featured 132 exhibitors and more than 7,000 trade buyers from 45 countries.

The trade show featured the World of Toys Pavilion generated a strong response from international exhibitors. It featured six companies fromChina, Germany, Hong Kong, and Pakistan.

The next Kids Turkey will take place from Oct. 4 to 7 next year.

Spielwarenmesse’s Kids Turkey Begins Today

logoen1The 10th annual Kids Turkey in Istanbul opened its doors today and will run through Oct. 29. The show features 132 exhibitors from five countries, showcasing products in 14 different categories including traditional toys, hobby, sports, and more.  [Read more…]

Spielwarenmesse Welcomes First-Time Exhibitors

Logo Spielwarenmesse 2016First-time exhibitors at Spielwarenmesse eG can register to be a part of the New Exhibitor Center. From Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, this joint area in Hall 3A is intended to attract visitors searching specifically for innovative products and ideas.

Fifty companies from 29 countries are already booked for the New Exhibitor Center. New companies can purchase a Ready-to-Go Package available from Spielwarenmesse eG, including stand construction, furnishings for the space, and free Wi-Fi. The package also covers a selection of marketing measures, such as a company entry in the print and online catalogue.

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Advance Ticket Sales for Spielwarenmesse Begin on Nov. 6

Logo Spielwarenmesse 2016Advance ticket sales for Spielwarenmesse 2018 will open on Nov 6. Registered trade buyers can secure their admission ticket online here. Attendees can also book their accommodations early on here.

Spielwarenmesse will take place in Nuremberg from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4 2018, and will feature sections dedicated to Tech2Play, the TrendGallery, New Exhibitor Center, Baby & Infant Articles, and more. An overview of the highlights featured at the show can be viewed here.

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…]

Registration Opening Soon for Spielwarenmesse’s ToyAwards

ToyAwardCompanies exhibiting at Spielwarenmesse can submit their products on Sept. 1 for a chance to be nominated for a ToyAward. Exhibitors can register up to three products in four age-specific categories of Baby & Infant (0-3 years), Preschool (3-6 years), School Kids (6-10 years), and Teenager & Adults (10+ years).  [Read more…]

Spielwarenmesse eG Moves to New Office

Logo Spielwarenmesse 2016Spielwarenmesse eG will be located at a new office space beginning on July 24. The fair organizer and marketing services provider for the toy and stationery industries will move to the former premises of Em-Eukal’s sweet factory in the Westpark Business Park in Nuremberg-West. The different divisions of Spielwarenmesse eG, including the Management Board, Fair Management, Marketing, Press & Communications, IT, Finance, and the subsidiary Die Roten Reiter GmbH, will fill be in the new space.

The new address is: Herderstraße 7, 90427 Nuremberg, Germany. All current email addresses, telephone, and fax numbers will remain unchanged.

Spielwarenmesse 2017 Sets Exhibitor Record

Screen Shot 2017-03-08 at 2.47.09 PMThe 2017 Spielwarenmesse set a new exhibitor record of 2,871 companies showing 100,000 new products at the show. There were 73,297 visitors from all around the world, an increase from 70,714 attendees from last year.

For the first time, Spielwarenmesse brought together innovations from the technology category in a Tech2Play activity area. Manufacturers showcased more than 45 products, divided into five categories of robot toys, electronic pets, R/C drones, virtual play, and 3-D printing. Visitors were able to test out the products on display.  [Read more…]