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30 Nov, 2017

Top International Children and Maternity Trade Shows

Top International Children and Maternity Trade Shows

Take a look at our selection of most interesting International Children and Maternity Trade Shows over the first part of 2018. We hope you might find something interesting.

Pitti Immagine Bimbo (Florence, Italy, 18−20 January) is a key international trade fair, dedicated to children’s fashion and lifestyle. It will welcome about 500 premium brands, 5600 buyers and 10000 visitors.

Toy Fair (London, UK, 23−25 January) is the UK’s largest dedicated game and hobby event and houses the hottest and most anticipated products for the year ahead. One visit gives exclusive access to more than 260 brands; from innovative start-ups to major companies such as Hasbro, Bandai and Vivid Imaginations.

Fimi Madrid (Madrid, Spain, 19−21 January) is one of the leading trade fairs for children and youth fashion in Spain. The exhibition is a meeting venue for the industry and is an excellent opportunity to meet with colleagues and business partners and exchange.

Playtime (Berlin, Germany, 23−24 January) is launched in July 2017, Playtime Berlin is the latest addition to the Playtime trade shows global network. With a comprehensive range of collections that include baby, junior, baby gear, gifts, and interior design, Playtime Berlin brings 120 international brands together

Supreme Kids (Munich, Germany, 26−27 January) has developed to become the largest and most popular children’s fashion trade fair in Germany. 140 international exhibitors show the latest fashion trends for new-borns right up to teenagers, with around 400 collections.

Bubble London (London, UK, 28−29 January) is now the leading trade fair in this area within the UK. Almost 300 national and international exhibitors take the opportunity to present their latest products at this meaningful event. For traders, the fair is an excellent opportunity to quickly get a general idea of the latest trends and the most important brands of the season and among the designers a special area will be available for industry newcomers to present their collections directly to the retailers.

The International Toy Fair (Nuremberg, Germany, 31 January — 4 February) is the world’s leading fair for toys, hobby and leisure-time articles. The fair, which is open exclusively to the specialist trade, is the perfect communication and order platform for both national and international manufacturers as well as specialist traders and buyers from around the globe. More than 2 850 exhibitors from over 60 countries, including 815 exhibitors not present at any other fair, more ore than 73 000 visitors from 120 countries will attend it this year.

Momad Metrópolis Kids (Madrid, Spain, 2−4 February) is an international fashion exhibition, which takes place twice a year in the premises of the fair of Madrid. It is aimed at buyers and shop owners from around the world and showcases the latest trends and fashion styles of the coming season.

Children’s Club MAGIC (Las Vegas, USA, 12−14 February) is the only tradeshow in Las Vegas dedicated exclusively to the contemporary children’s brand market, Children’s Club MAGIC delivers a new outlook on children’s apparel. It’s a fresh, forward-thinking perspective that focuses on of-the-moment trends and mirrors the adult market in taste and style.

Toy Fair (New York, USA, 17−20 February) 2017 opened its doors to thousands of registered global play professionals to explore a record-breaking 443000 net square feet of exhibit space filled with hundreds of thousands of toys, games and youth entertainment products.

Playtime (Paris, France, 27−29 February), created 11 years ago, is the number one trade show dedicated to the universes of children and maternity. With a comprehensive range of collections that include baby, junior, maternity, baby gear, gifts, and interior design, Playtime brings more than 500 international brands together in the beautiful setting of the Parc Floral de Paris. It has become a must-see event and which has recorded the strongest growth in brands/visitors these last few years. It also has remarkable international appeal, attracting visitors from Europe, Asia, the United States, Russia, and the Middle East… (almost 7000 professionals and 69 nationalities attend every year.)

Baby & Kids Expo (Tokyo, Japan, 4−6 July) is Japan’s largest trade fair gathering every baby and kids' items, such as toys, maternity goods, baby & kids wear and buggies etc. It provides abundant trading opportunities and good potential for business activities among the participants from around the world.

Baby Cool (Paris, France, 1−3 September) featured over 260 French and non-French brands and welcomed 1954 visitors in 2017. On the children’s and baby trade fair Baby Cool in Paris, well-known manufacturers from all over Europe present numerous products and trends on the subject of babies and toddlers. Visitors can get interesting suggestions in terms of furniture and accessories for babies and toddlers, safety, care, nutrition and toys or participate in workshops, panel discussions and product presentations.

Kind + Jugend (Cologne, Germany, 20−23 September) is the international leading trade fair for premium baby and toddler products, with more than 1200 exhibitors from 50 countries and around 22500 trade visitors from around the world.

More information about some 2018 trade fairs: Top Drink & Beverage Trade Shows around the World, BaselWorld Cuts Number of Exhibitors by Half, Top International Footwear Trade Shows, Top International Children and Maternity Trade Shows, The Best Gem and Jewelry Trade Shows, Biggest International Boat & Yacht Shows, Must-Visit in 2018 International Cosmetic Shows, Top International Golf Trade Shows

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