Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair

German flagConsidered the world’s leading annual exhibition of toys, hobby and leisure products, the Nürnberg Toy Fair regularly attracts 75,000-plus visitors from 104 countries and hosts over 2,700 vendors from 63 countries. Other attractions include a Trends Gallery, and a Business Forum with presentations by industry experts. (Click here for website.)

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Product Rules at Nürnberg Toy Fair 2016

2016_German Toy Fair welcomed 71,000+ visitors

The German International Toy Fair welcomed 71,000+ visitors from 125 countries.

The 2016 edition of Spielwarenmesse's German International Toy Fair wrapped up a successful six-day run last week. Held in Nürnberg (Jan. 27-Feb. 1), the annual trade event surpassed 2015's attendance numbers, this year attracting 71,000+ visitors from 125 countries, including Canada.



German International Toy Fair 2015: Where Tradition Meets Tech

International visitors at Bruder booth

International visitors to the 2015 German Toy Fair check out new products at the Bruder booth.

Overall buyer attendance may have fallen slightly from last year, but there was no lack of enthusiasm from the 72,000 visitors who did make the journey to the 2015 German International Toy Fair. More than 78 percent of attendees gave the event top marks in terms of benefits to their business, said Spielwarenmesse, the Fair's organizer.



Spielwarenmesse CEO Highlights Added-value Features of 2014 Nürnberg Toy Fair

Spielwarenmesse CEO Ernst Kick (L) and Neeta Correa, Canada Unlimited Inc.

Spielwarenmesse CEO Ernst Kick (L) and Neeta Correa, Canada Unlimited Inc.

Ernst Kick, CEO of Spielwarenmesse eG, touched down in Toronto, last Monday, to talk about show business. German International Toy Show business, that is! As head of Spielwaren-messe, which is the long-time owner/organizer of the world’s largest annual toy exhibition, the personable Kick was in town to promote the many features of next year’s giant trade event, aka Nürnberg Toy Fair.


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2011 Nürnberg Toy Fair Bigger Than Ever

Nurnberg Fair's Green Toy area

Visitors check out Nurnberg's Green Toy area

The Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair, held February 3-8 in Nürnberg, confirmed its status as the largest toy trade event in the world, along with its reputation as the place to go for innovative product. Attendance at the 2011 Fair increased by three percent over last year, with 79,000 visitors coming primarily from neighbouring European countries, but also from as far away as Canada, Australia and Hong Kong. 


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