The 70th anniversary edition of the Spielwarenmesse international toy fair gets underway in Nuremberg, Germany this week featuring more than 2,900 toy, hobby, and leisure manufacturers from around the world. More than 71,000 toy buyers and exhibitors from more than 125 countries will attend the event from Jan. 30 to Feb. 3, and the annual ToyAwards will kick things off. Four hundred and thirty-three exhibitors submitted 838 products for consideration, with the field narrowed to just 15 nominees across five categories. See the full list of nominees and booth locations below.

2019 ToyAwards Nominees

Baby & Infant (0-3 years)

  • Lawn Mower Baby Walker, Legler small foot company (Hall 3/A-30)
  • Magic Touch Piano Musical Toy, Hape International (Hall 3A/E-17, G-26) & Kids II (Hall 3/A-16)
  • My First RC, Revell (Hall 12.2/P-13)

PreSchool (3-6 years)

  • bworld theme sets, (pictured top) BRUDER Spielwaren (Hall 6/C-31, C-37)
  • Deluxe Scientific Workbench, Hape International (Hall 3A/E-17, G-26)
  • My Magic Castle, BUKI France (Hall 5/A-56)

SchoolKids (6-10 years)

  • Magical Mermaid World, Playmobil (Hall 12.2/P-07)
  • The Slow Motion Race Game, Hasbro Deutschland (Hall 12.0/F-10, H-05)
  • toi+, Ravensburger Spieleverlag (Hall 12.0/A-12, D-13)

Teenager & Adults (10 years and older)

  • Die drei ??? Krimipuzzle, Franckh-Kosmos (Hall 10.0/G-02)
  • kNOW!, Ravensburger Spieleverlag (Hall 12.0/A-12, D-13)
  • Sound Jack!, Hutter Trade (Hall 10.1/A-08)


  • Mabot, Shenzhen Bell Creative Science and Education (Hall 4A/B-15)
  • Pikoko, Brain Games (Hall 10.0/J-05)
  • Qbitoy, Qbi Globe (Hall 3A/B-29)

The winners of this year’s ToyAwards will be announced on Jan. 29 during the Opening Ceremony, which marks the beginning of the 70th Spielwarenmesse. The nominees and winners will be on display at the PressPreview on Jan. 29 and subsequently at the TrendGallery in Hall 3A from Jan. 30 to Feb. 3.