Around 1,200 leading brands from around 50 countries have already signed up for Kind + Jugend 2019, which will be taking place in Cologne, Germany from 19 to 22 September 2019.
As the most important international trade fair for the baby and children industry, more than 85% of exhibitors come from abroad, with suppliers covering the entire spectrum of children’s product.
Among the key players already signed up for next year’s Kind + Jugend show are ABC Design, Chicco, Babybjörn, Babymoov, Bugaboo, Bébécar, Britax Römer, Cybex, Diono, Dorel, Ergobaby, Hauck, iCandy, Infantino, Jané, Joie/Nuna, Joolz, Juratoys, Lässig, Melissa & Doug, Munchkin, Peg Perego, Thule and Uppababy and Vulli.
Samantha Newton is the global chief marketing officer for Silver Cross, who will also be returning for the 2019 show. “Silver Cross is pleased to return to Kind + Jugend this year,” she said. “This is a fantastic opportunity to present our new, exciting collections to international partners from the whole world.”
Applications are now being accepted for all eight categories of the Kind + Jugend Innovation Award, which is judged by a jury of international trade journalists, as well as security and health experts. Exhibitors can submit their application until 25 June 2019.
The Kids Design Award, Design Parc area and the Connected Kidsroom will also be returning for the 2019 show, while the popular Trend Forum will be providing a platform for the latest news on consumer and industry trends.
With the Trend Forum, Kind + Jugend offers both exhibitors and visitors of the trade fair a central information platform. Interesting and exciting lectures on themes of relevance for the market, trends, market figures and questions of distribution will be attractively addressed here by representatives from the industry, commerce and research.
For the first time, the Trend Forum is also the stage for the representation of international consumer trends, which will be presented by experts and cooperation partners from various countries.