Nürnberg show reveals winners

Ravensburger, Mattel and Nintendo were among the winners at the Spielwarenmesse ToyAwards for the International Toy Fair in Nürnberg.
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
0
5_Pocoyo.jpg

Some 163 companies had entered a total of 223 new products. Mattel won the Emotion and Experience category for its Magic Rainbow Fairy Elina product; Nintendo, which has returned to the fair this year won for its Warioware Smooth Moves game on Wii and Ravensburger won the Creativity and Design category for its Thomas and Friends Aqua Doodle.

The full list of winners reads:

Fun and Sport - Animal Swing (Eitech / Elfi Toys)

Emotion and Experience - Magic Rainbow Fairy Elina (Mattel)

Knowledge and Learning - Happy or sad ... how do you show feelings? (Kosmos Verlag)

Trend and Lifestyle - Wii and Wario Ware: Smooth Moves (Nintendo)

Technic and Electronic - RC Bulldozer with motor (Lego)

Games and Action - Wildlife (Identity Games)

Creativity and Design - Aqua Doodle Thomas and his Friends (Ravensburger)

Special Innovation - PLEO (Joker)

Related

5_Pocoyo.jpg

US trade salutes award winners

Hasbro, Mattel, Zizzle and Wild Planet were among the big winners at the annual US Toy of the Year Awards on the eve of the opening of the American International Toy Fair.

Featured Jobs

Vivid Job Logo 620 x 349

Digital Marketing Executive - Toys & Games

Vivid is Britain’s biggest toy company and the 20 largest in the world. With offices across the globe, they sell an amazing portfolio of toys and games to over 60 countries. Vivid is best known for its association with blockbuster brands and is very excited about future opportunities around the world.

Liberty

UK Sales Agents

Liberty House Toys have been appointed as the exclusive UK distributor for the BiOBUDDi brand, and we are pleased to introduce this new unique, innovative and exciting range of 100% environmentally-friendly toy building blocks. We are seeking experienced sales agents with existing network in the toy retail market.

Gameplan Job Logo 620 x 349

Head of Product Development & Marketing

Our client is a privately owned French toy and games manufacturer which sells through distributors in forty countries. The company develops and sells innovative electronic interactive toys and games for the educational and gaming markets, and also takes suitable licenses. To progress its successful business development a Head of Product Development & Marketing is to to recruited.

HIT Entertainment Job Logo 620 x 349

Licensing Systems Administrator

The Contract System Coordinator is a newly created role to support the deal term entry process into Mattel’s new Contract Management System for its Licensing business. The role will support the Business Teams at the Deal & Amendment phase of the contracting process and act in conjunction with the System Administration team.