Tag Archives: Spielwarenmesse

Spielwarenmesse 2022: find inspiration in this year’s ‘themed worlds’

For toy retailers from across the globe, Spielwarenmesse is the key event of the year, and from 2 to 6 February, they will once again have a live opportunity to discover new trends. With a wealth of new products and ideas, the theme-based and target group-specific special areas at the …

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Spielwarenmesse podcast: an interview with Hape founder Peter Handstein

With the Nuremberg Toy Fair just weeks away, the Spielwarenmesse team have released their latest podcast. This time the subject is Hape (aka Toynamics), leading manufacturer of wooden toys sold in over 60 countries. Owner Peter Handstein has been committed to the issue of sustainability since he founded the business …

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Spielwarenmesse supports start-ups and young innovators with new StartUp Area

Spielwarenmesse is supporting start ups and young companies from across the international toy space with the launch of a new StartUp Area to offer ‘an easy entry point to the world of trade fairs’ when the event makes its return in 2022. The new area will host both the Innovation …

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Spielwarenmesse to support second Bio!TOY Conference in Nuremberg next month

In recognition of the growing importance of the sustainable toy market, Spielwarenmesse has thrown its support behind the second annual Bio!TOY conference, taking place in Nuremberg this September. Running from September 7th to 8th, next month will see the focus shift onto the circular and bio-based plastics market for sustainable …

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“The desire for the buzz of an event is huge” | Spielwarenmesse counts down to its in-person return

Spielwarenmesse is feeling encouraged by responses to an industry-wide survey that found that over 75 per cent of respondents will be heading to the Nuremberg trade show when it makes its in-person return next year. The team recently conducted a survey among previous visitors to the toy industry event with …

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Spielwarenmesse eG sets up fundraising campaign for flood victims in Germany

Spielwarenmesse has set up a fundraiser to help victims of flooding in Germany rebuild their lives, following the devastation that took place in regions of the country this month, taking the lives of at least 170 people. Sustained heavy rainfall over Germany left a vast number of residential areas completely …

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Spielwarenmesse sponsors the European sustainable toys conference bio!Toy 2021

Spielwarenmesse is showing its support of the sustainability movement sweeping the toy industry and beyond, having signed as a major sponsor of the second annual bio!Toy Conference taking place in Germany this September. Held in Nuremberg, bio!Toy is a European event centered on the use of sustainable plastics within toy …

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Spielwarenmesse encouraged by high number of exhibitor bookings for 2022

Spielwarenmesse has reported a high number of early bookings from exhibitors as the Nuremberg toy fair prepares to welcome visitors back to its in-person event scheduled to open its doors next February. With new, and innovative special areas dedicated to specific themes and new presentation formats, such as the Area …

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The Toy Association and Spielwarenmesse to bring World of Toys Pavilion to Toy Fair New York

The Toy Association has struck up a new partnership with Spielwarenmesse eG to bring its international World of Toys Pavilion to Toy Fair New York 2022. The deal marks the first time Toy Fair New York will be hosting the platform. The opportunity has been made possible by the newly …

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Spielwarenmesse launches ToyAcademy platform for year-round insight and expert talks

Spielwarenmesse is launching a new platform to host talks spanning some of the biggest topics to be affecting the international toy industry, from retail to sustainability. Called the ToyAcademy, the platform will welcome experts from across the global industry to share their insight and stance on important factors affecting the …

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