Spielwarenmesse eG enters the booming region of Turkey with Toyzeria
10.05.2013 | Toyzeria
The boom on the Bosporus offers the toy industry brilliant prospects. Where a growth market for toy manufacturers emerges, Spielwarenmesse eG steps in as forerunner. The fair and marketing services provider from Nuremberg founded Spielwarenmesse Middle East Fuarcılık Ltd. Şti. on 1 January 2013 and took over Toyzeria.
Toys & Kids Russia 2013 growing with the Russian toy market
19.04.2013 | World of Toys
More space and more visitors – the roubles are rolling in for toys in Russia 10,090 trade visitors (2012: 9,039) poured into the seventh Toys & Kids Russia from 13–15 March 2013 – 11.6 per cent more than the year before. 306 manufacturers (2012: 312) from 15 countries presented their products on 14,481 m² (2012: 13,100 m²).
ToyPreview attracts top buyers to Nuremberg
17.10.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Toy manufacturers invite their top buyers to the ToyPreview in the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre from 6-7.11.2012, when they present their product ideas for the coming year in the newly arranged hall 12.2 and the adjoining foyer. This gives traders and manufacturers the opportunity to discuss the new products and develop marketing strategies for the coming season.
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Spielwarenmesse eG adopts creative new ways in marketing
24.09.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
With effect from 1 October 2012, Christian Medelnik joins the marketing team at Spielwarenmesse eG as Creative Director and will take care of the future creative orientation of the fair and marketing service provider.
ToyPreview in Nuremberg exhibition centre on 6–7 November 2012
11.09.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Toy manufacturers invite their top buyers to the ToyPreview in the Nuremberg exhibition centre on 6–7.11.2012, when they provide information about the coming year’s new products in the newly arranged hall 12.2 and in the adjoining foyer. Spielwarenmesse eG, which organizes the event on behalf of the industry, has redesigned the permanent stand floor to put it in a new light.
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Spielwarenmesse eG expands World of Toys joint pavilion at Toys & Kids Russia in Moscow
23.08.2012 | World of Toys
Fix your sled in the summer and your cart in the winter, so the old Russian proverb goes. That is also the view of toy buyers in Russia and neighbouring countries who are already preparing for next season’s trends. For this reason, they will be visiting the Toys & Kids Russia trade fair which will be held between 13 and 15 March 2013, bringing together professionals from this growing industry.
Spielwarenmesse eG makes it easier for exhibitors at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair 2013 with its international programme World of Toys
08.08.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Spielwarenmesse eG supports exhibitors wishing to present their products at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair from 7-10.1.2013 for the fifth time with its international programme World of Toys. Manufacturers and suppliers can use the pavilion to develop and consolidate their business relationships in the Asian market. Spielwarenmesse eG takes care of all the technical and organizational tasks connected with the companies’ presence at the fair and also offers them many marketing services.
Spielwarenmesse eG organizes Kids India
11.07.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Spielwarenmesse eG is to organize its own fair in India for the first time in the coming year. Kids India will take place in the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from 24–26.10.2013. "The Indian market is ready for a fair with an international impact," says Ernst Kick, Chief Executive Officer of Spielwarenmesse eG.
Exhibitors at the International Toy Fair donate toys for children
13.06.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
The children of the Bauernfeindschule school are pleased with their new toys.
More than 250 exhibitors at the Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair Nürnberg donated some of the products they presented at the fair in 2012. Spielwarenmesse eG hands over the donated toys to social institutions for children on behalf of the manufacturers.
Growth boom for Toys & Kids Russia: pavilion organized by Spielwarenmesse eG growing at the same time
23.05.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Toys & Kids Russia has taken up a good start position for the coming year with a good burst of growth: The next "International Trade Fair for our Children's World" takes place from 13–15 March 2013 in the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre in Moscow, where Spielwarenmesse eG is organizing its World of Toys international pavilion for toy manufacturers from all over the world.
General meeting of Spielwarenmesse eG in Berlin
16.05.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
- Hans Ulrich Remfert is new Chairman of the Supervisory Board
At the general meeting of Spielwarenmesse eG in Berlin on 4 May 2012, the members confirmed the good work of the cooperative and unanimously ratified the acts of the supervisory and executive boards for the business year 2011. This occasion also marked the retirement of Volker Sieper of Sieper GmbH from the supervisory board for age reasons. The general meeting thanked him for his 30-year commitment to the supervisory board and paid tribute to his outstanding services to Spielwarenmesse eG.
Spielwarenmesse eG and NürnbergMesse build a new chapter for the future!
03.04.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Spielwarenmesse eG and NürnbergMesse GmbH extend their general agreement until 2021 and join forces into the next decade. This is the result of smooth and targeted negotiations between the executive board of Spielwarenmesse eG, Ernst Kick and Dr. Hans-Juergen Richter, and the new NürnbergMesse management team, Dr. Roland Fleck and Peter Ottmann.
Larger pavilion for World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair 2012
23.01.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
A total of 26 companies exhibited in the World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG Pavilion at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair from 9–12.1.2012. The participants in the international fair programme of the toy industry’s fair and marketing services provider came from 12 countries. Due to the big demand for the pavilion now organized for the fourth time, Spielwarenmesse eG increased its size from 270 m² to about 320 m².
World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG takes international exhibitors to Toys & Kids Russia 2012 talks at the ToyPreview 2011
05.01.2012 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Russia’s toy industry meets at Toys & Kids Russia in Moscow from
14–16 March 2012. Internationally active brand manufacturers also regard the region’s leading fair as the key to direct business contacts in this growing market. By exhibiting in the World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG Pavilion, they receive professional support for preparing for the fair.
Toy industry appreciates atmosphere for intensive talks at the ToyPreview 2011
15.11.2011 | Spielwarenmesse eG
27 leading toy manufacturers presented their new collections at the ToyPreview on 8–9.11.2011. A total of 85 central buyers and representatives from purchasing cooperations used the exclusive event for meeting their business partners. "We take part in the ToyPreview to get our customers’ personal feedback on our new products. This is the only way we can make any necessary changes to our articles and optimize them for the market," says Sarah Klingel, Product Manager of VTech Electronics Europe GmbH.
New corporate Internet presence of Spielwarenmesse eG
25.10.2011 | Spielwarenmesse eG
The fair and marketing services provider Spielwarenmesse eG has extensively developed its product profile in the past years. This is also reflected by the company’s new Internet site at www.spielwarenmesse-eg.com from mid October. For the relaunch of its home page, Spielwarenmesse eG has designed a new structure and revised the navigation options for user-friendly operation. The start page integrates the product-specific social media presence and clearly shows an overview of the various products from Spielwarenmesse eG.
World of Toys: Toys & Kids Russia 2012 shines with more new products for children
27.09.2011 | World of Toys
When thoughts turn to Russian toys, matryoshka dolls are the first to spring to mind. The colourfully painted and nested wooden dolls are one of the best-known Russian toys. Rarely is a toy so deeply rooted in its country of origin. The fact that the Russian toy market is not resting on the success of the matryoshka dolls is shown by Toys & Kids Russia in Moscow from 14 - 16 March 2012.
Spielwarenmesse eG creates information lead for traders and toy manufacturers at the ToyPreview
08.09.2011 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Nuremberg attracts top buyers from 8-9.11.2011, when they meet at the ToyPreview to exchange views with toy manufacturers on the coming year’s new products and discuss what product ideas could catch on in the toy market in the future.
World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG organizes pavilion at Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair 2012 - applications needed by 30.9.2011
10.08.2011 | World of Toys
Spielwarenmesse eG takes international exhibitors to the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair, which is held from 9–12.1.2012. In the World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG Pavilion, exhibitors can present their products and make valuable contacts in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Spielwarenmesse eG launches "green" Facebook page
27.07.2011 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Spielwarenmesse eG continues to show its colours: With its "green" Facebook page, the company now helps Facebook users to obtain information and share their knowledge of natural and environment-friendly toys. The fair organizer and marketing services provider invites parents and children as well as toy professionals and manufacturers to network on www.facebook.com/toysgogreen
World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG organized first international participation at Toy Biz India
22.07.2011 | World of Toys
Spielwarenmesse eG with its World of Toys international fair programme took part in Toy Biz in New Delhi for the first time. The fair and marketing services provider supported the presence of five international companies at India's only B2B fair in the toy sector. Beleduc Lernspielwaren GmbH, Habermaaß GmbH, LEGO Systems A/S, NOCH GmbH & Co. KG and Sieper GmbH presented their products in attractive showcases in the World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG Pavilion.
Report Toy Russia 2011: Toy Russia breaks more records
08.06.2011 | World of Toys
Toy Russia expanded its position as the top fair for the Russian toy market in good time for its 5th anniversary. 246 exhibitors - over 60 per cent more than in 2010 - presented their new products and innovations from 16 - 18 March 2011. The number of visitors also rose by an impressive 12 per cent and more than 7,000 buyers and traders updated on trends in children‘s products at the fair.
World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG debuts in India: companies create brand awareness at the 5th Toy Biz from 2-4 July 2011
12.05.2011 | World of Toys
The Indian toy market is growing by some 15 per cent a year. Especially interesting for brand manufacturers here is the increasing quality standard demanded by consumers. This early stage of creating brand awareness offers enormous potential for developing market shares. In addition, the Toy Association of India (TAI) expects strong future growth through the expansion of sales channels between industry and trade.
Toy Russia 2011 starts in Moscow with approx. 70 per cent more exhibitors
14.03.2011 | World of Toys
Toy Russia in Moscow is still growing, this time particularly the number of exhibitors. 249 companies are exhibiting at the Russian toy fair in the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Center from 16-18 March 2011, which is 68 per cent more than last year (2010: 148). The organizer RNTA Expo registered 6,273 visitors at the last fair, a rise of 25 per cent. RNTA Expo is a joint subsidiary of Spielwarenmesse eG and the Russian National Toy Association RNTA.
Spielwarenmesse eG organizes delegation programme from 11–15.4.2011 for insights into the growth market Brazil
13.01.2011 | World of Toys
Spielwarenmesse eG invites manufacturers to get to know the Brazilian toy market during an attractive delegation trip. The marketing and fair service provider’s new information programme from 11-15 April 2011 gives entrepreneurs from Europe the opportunity to sound out market potentials in one of the most dynamic markets. Experienced Brazilian manufacturers and traders give the participants local insights that cannot be gained from any individual trip. Particularly the collaboration with the Brazilian Toy Association offers the companies promising prospects of developing new cooperations in Brazil. The registration deadline for attending is 15 February 2011.
ToyPreview 2011: More visitors at the market-orientated dialogue between toy manufacturers and top buyers
16.12.2010 | Spielwarenmesse eG
At this year’s ToyPreview, 21 leading toy manufacturers gave their VIP customers outlooks on the new product lines for 2011. The positive trend of the past years continued and the number of participants rose by 13 per cent this time: 120 top buyers came to this exclusive event organized by Spielwarenmesse eG.
World of Toys Pavilion appears at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair 2011 with 20 per cent more exhibitors
30.11.2010 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Spielwarenmesse eG is expanding its World of Toys Pavilion at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair 2011: 24 companies from eleven countries have registered to exhibit. The enlarged pavilion of almost 300 m² is located in a prominent position in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Spielwarenmesse eG is now organizing its international fair programme from 10-13 January 2011 for the third time in Hong Kong.
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Photo: 20 exhibitors from 10 countries joined World of Toys Pavilion at Hong Kong Toys & Games 2010
Photo: Exhibitors of the World of Toys Pavilion had many visitors during Hong Kong Toys & Games 2010
ToyPreview offers knowledge lead for annual planning
08.10.2010 | Spielwarenmesse eG
The ToyPreview takes place in the Nuremberg exhibition centre on 16-17 November 2010, when leading toy manufacturers open their stands in hall 12.2 and CCN West for top buyers and representatives from purchasing cooperations in Germany and the neighbouring countries.
Market entry made easy: Spielwarenmesse eG supports companies with World of Toys in Russia
24.08.2010 | World of Toys
The toy market in Russia is still growing. The amount spent on children’s toys is increasing by 10 to 15 per cent a year. Toy Russia, Russia’s leading fair for toys and hobby articles, is accordingly developing successfully. Toy manufacturers wanting to cultivate their business contacts with Eastern Europe at the fair from 16-18 March 2011 can register to exhibit as part of the World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG programme.
The easy way to exhibit at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair: register for the World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG by 30 September
06.08.2010 | World of Toys
The Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair is the gateway for toy business in the Asia-Pacific Region. Spielwarenmesse eG offers companies from all over the world the opportunity to exhibit at this fair again in the World of Toys Pavilion. Here manufacturers can expand their contacts in the growth markets of Asia and Australia from 10-13 January 2011. The deadline for registration is 30 September 2010.
Spielwarenmesse eG donates 200,000 euros to support operation of the German Games Archive in Nürnberg
06.08.2010 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Nürnberg accommodates Europe’s biggest treasure chest of games: the German Games Archive Nürnberg. The games critic Dr. Bernward Thole, co-founder and long-serving spokesman of the "Game of the Year" jury, started building his scientific games collection focused on the post-1945 period in Marburg in 1983. The collection has had a new home in Nürnberg since April 2010. Spielwarenmesse eG is donating altogether 200,000 euros to support the operation of the archive for five years.
Spielwarenmesse eG sets up subsidiary in China
27.04.2010 | Spielwarenmesse eG
The cooperative Spielwarenmesse eG continues to extend its international sales network. The new office of Spielwarenmesse eG started as an independent, hundred-per-cent subsidiary in 2010: Spielwarenmesse (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. coordinates the marketing of the services of Spielwarenmesse eG in China and organizes Chinese participation in the fair programme.
www.world-of-toys.org: International toy markets at a glance
14.04.2010 | World of Toys
In a globalized world, international markets constantly offer new opportunities. Spielwarenmesse eG is already supporting the export activities of many manufacturers in the worldwide market through its World of Toys international fair programme. The newly designed World of Toys website is now available at www.world-of-toys.org as an essential source of information on the international toy markets.
Toy Russia in Moscow set new record - 25 per cent more visitors
07.04.2010 | World of Toys
Toy Russia 2010 in Moscow generated another positive signal for the toy industry. Despite shortening the fair by a day, the number of visitors rose by some 25 per cent. 6,273 buyers and toy traders (2009: 4,997) visited the Russian toy market’s most important fair from 10-12 March 2010.
Photo: Opening of the Toy Russia 2010 at the Crocus Expo International Exhibition Centre
Photo: The exhibitors at the international pavilion World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG made good business contacts at the Toy Russia 2010 in Moscow
Spielwarenmesse eG launches professional online community MyToyCom
15.12.2009 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Spielwarenmesse eG is launching MyToyCom, the first professional online community for toy professionals all over the world. This new service presents the toy industry in an exclusive business network on the Internet. Starting 1 January 2010, www.mytoycom.com gives traders, manufacturers, media representatives and everyone else in the industry the opportunity to contact each other at a click and exchange information in open forums, closed user groups or country groups.
World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG continues successful start in Hong Kong in 2010
30.07.2009 | World of Toys
The international fair programme World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG enters its second round at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair from 11-14 January 2010. Companies wanting to capture the Asian-Pacific market can register as exhibitors until 30 September 2009.
Toy Russia proves itself as Russia’s leading toy fair
09.04.2009 | World of Toys
Virtually all the major representatives of the Russian toy industry took part in Toy Russia, which means the platform has proved itself as the most important trade fair for the Russian toy sector. This year’s fair was held in Moscow from 11-14.03.2009, when, according to the Russian organizer RNTA Expo, about 5,000 visitors (2008: 4,645) strengthened the fair’s position despite the present economic environment in Russia.
International fair programme "World of Toys by Spielwarenmesse eG" at the Middle East Toy Fair, too
30.10.2008 | World of Toys
Spielwarenmesse eG is extending its international fair programme "World of Toys" to the Middle East with a pavilion at the Middle East Toy Fair. The programme intended for toy manufacturers from all over the world offers unique opportunities for working the market in this region, which also includes an extensive re-export market to Africa, the Indian subcontinent, the CIS countries and the countries bordering the Black Sea. The Middle East Toy Fair takes place in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 23-25 March 2009 and is organized by EPOC Messe Frankfurt GmbH, a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt GmbH.
Frankfurt Book Fair 2008: Attractive presentation of toy manufacturers at record fair
20.10.2008 | Spielwarenmesse eG
At the Frankfurt Book Fair 2008, which ended with a new record number of visitors, the Games & Playing in the Book Trade pavilion was a key port of call for non-books in the sea of books from the almost 7,000 exhibitors. Especially the non-book buyers from the wholesale and retail book trade looking for an individual assortment to stand out from the rest headed straight for the presentation of the 22 toy manufacturers in hall 3.0.
"Games & Playing in the Book Trade" pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair shows how to boost sales with toys
06.08.2008 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Book traders are intensively looking for additional assortments that stimulate core business and meaningfully supplement the existing product spectrum. Suitable products for this are shown in the "Games & Playing in the Book Trade" pavilion on stand K369 in hall 3.0 at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Twenty exhibitors from seven countries present toys and games as money-spinners to extend the assortment of books. The pavilion is organized by Spielwarenmesse eG.
Toy Russia growing with the Russian toy market
05.08.2008 | World of Toys
The huge Russian market covers some 20.6 million children. With rising prosperity, their parents spend proportionally more money on the children, and toys account for 20 per cent of the "budget for kids". The industry’s turnover is approx. 4 billion USD, with a rising trend. Toy Russia profits enormously from this positive development. The Moscow trade fair for toys, hobby products, baby and sports articles takes place in the Crocus Expo Exhibition Center from 11 - 14.03.2009 and will continue to expand. Whereas the first event took place on a total area of 7,000 m², the area planned for the coming year is 10,000 m².
Spielwarenmesse eG launches international fair programme "World of Toys"
03.07.2008 | World of Toys
Spielwarenmesse eG is launching an international fair programme for toy manufacturers that will strategically develop the marketing service provider’s corporate portfolio. The powerful "World of Toys" industry pavilion offers German and international companies high-impact marketing for their presentations at trade fairs.
"Games & Playing in the Book Trade" pavilion at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2008: Toy industry meets book trade
23.04.2008 | Spielwarenmesse eG
Bookshops profit from extra sales through toys and non-book articles. For toy manufacturers who like to open up or expand this attractive sales channel for their products, Spielwarenmesse eG is now organizing the "Games & Playing in the Book Trade" pavilion for the fourth time.
New head of fair management at Spielwarenmesse eG
04.02.2008 | Spielwarenmesse eG
In good time for the start of the Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair Nürnberg, which takes place in Nürnberg from 07. - 12.02.2008, Ms Katharina Janotta takes over the newly created position of Director Fair Management at Spielwarenmesse eG with effect from 01 February 2008.