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Toys & Kids Russia Becomes Kids Russia

Kids Russia will be held at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre in Moscow from March 11 to 13. The trade fair, now in its ninth year, has been renamed Kids Russia after previously being called Toys & Kids Russia. The new title is meant to highlight that the fair is part of the Spielwarenmesse eG portfolio of trade fairs.

With its international World of Toys trade fair program, Kids Russia helps companies gain a potential foothold in Eastern Europe’s toy market. The event is organized by Grand Expo, formerly RNTA Expo, a company in which Spielwarenmesse eG holds a share together with other Russian toy manufacturers.

The closing date for registration for the World of Toys Pavilion at Kids Russia is November 30. Questions can be answered by Sabine Liebscher, senior project manager at Spielwarenmesse eG, who can be reached at +49 (0) 9 11/9 98 13-11 or s.liebscher@spielwarenmesse.de.

Toys & Kids Russia, Slated for March, to Include World of Toys Pavilion

Spielwarenmesse eG is organizing a World of Toys pavilion at Toys & Kids Russia in Moscow, slated to run March 14-16. Companies such as NICI GmbH, Sieper GmbH, and Mattel Europe Holdings B. V. have already secured a place in the World of Toys Pavilion.

Not only will Toys & Kids Russia showcase toys, but baby fashions, strollers, and hobby, outdoor, playground, and sport articles will also be on display. In the special “What’s New!” area, exhibitors can highlight one of their new products to specifically attract visitors to their stand. Exhibitors can also develop personal contacts at meetings with potential Russian importers and distributors in the Retail Center.

Toys & Kids Russia takes place in the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre in Moscow for the sixth time. It is organized by RNTA Expo, a joint company of Spielwarenmesse eG and the Russian National Toy Association.

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World of Toys Redesigns Website

Spielwarenmesse eG has relaunched its World of Toys website, www.world-of-toys.org.  The redesigned site provides more information about worldwide trading platforms, and background knowledge on the industry’s international sales channels.

At the website, visitors can view toy market statistics, general market trends and developments, and trade show information for Europe, India, Japan, and Russia, as well as the Middle East, North America, South America, and Asia-Pacific regions

For more information or to subscribe to the World of Toys’ newsletter, visit www.world-of-toys.org.

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More Attendees Visit Toy Russia 2010

Although Toy Russia 2010, held in Moscow, was one day shorter than the previous year, the number of visitors rose to 6,273, an increase of 25 percent. The share of trade visitors also increased to 84 percent, compared to 77 percent in 2009. The expo featured 11 exhibitors from China, Germany, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Italy, Spain, and Cyprus. Four percent of attendees traveled internationally.

Toy Russia 2010, held March 10-12, marked the debut of World of Toys, an international fair program by Spielwarenmesse eG that provides toy manufacturers support and advice for trade fair marketing presentations. The Nuernberg company, which organizes the Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair Nuernberg, organized Toy Russia with the Russian National Toy Association (RTNA).

Toy Russia 2011 will be held March 15-18, 2011.