KIDS' TIME (19-21.02.2020)
11th International Fair of Toys and Products for Mother and Child KIDS TIME
About the event
The KIDS' TIME Fair of Toys and Products for Mother and Child - the success story continues. KIDS’ TIME is the best platform to present the latest prams, car seats and restraints, furniture, clothes, toys and everything a mother and child need.
The three expo days, 8 exhibition halls filled to the brim with the latest offer of producers and distributors: prams, car seats, toys, furniture, textiles, children's articles and many more, more than 537 exhibitors, including 73 foreign companies from 20 countries, incl. Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Spain, the Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Turkey, USA, Great Britain and Italy. The fair was visited by nearly 8,000 guests from 50 countries. - For over 11 years, we have been developing a friendly, dedicated platform for new products presentation, gain and share the most up-to-date knowledge about the industry's latest developments. Every year we host top brands as well as market entrants who have just made the début. A truly diverse and international event - said Andrzej Mochoń PhD., president of Targi Kielce. MARKO is the expo strategic partner, the BRANŻA DZIECIĘCA [Children's Industry] publishing house has traditionally been the main media partner of the exhibition. The extensive exhibitors list included: Mattel, MARKO, Trefl, WADER and Lego, the most important companies which represent the segment of prams and strollers, car seats and baby accessories. - The expo is a permanent fixture on the calendar and a must-attend event not only among the world's largest brands. Companies which have recently started doing business account for over 25% of the exhibition. Thus KIDS’ TIME expo is becoming even more diverse. KIDS’ TIME has proven to offer the best possible chance for a successful market debut, there is no other place like this one - added Andrzej Mochoń.
In addition to the extensive range of accessories for mother and child on display, the expo agenda featured special guests’ visits as well as abundance of training sessions and workshops. The visit was a part of the BUSINESS FORUM: East-West Trade and Exchange and the "round table" which brought together Poland’s and Russia’s business insiders. The meeting agenda included Elena Semenko’s lecture on new local and export markets opportunities for producers. The meeting was the chance for manufacturers to ask questions and obtain first-hand information from researchers and experts. Thus all the requirements which must be met to obtain a certificate were presented. Manufacturers asked about the language of documentation and whether it is possible to obtain a certificate for a given product that would be accepted by other EU countries. Poland’s eastern neighbours’ offer was featured in the Russian pavilion, the presentation arena for entrepreneurs from the Kirov Oblast. They joined the trade fair under the export support programme, in conjunction with ANO "Kirov Region Export Promotion Centre". The trade fair schedule also included the Russian and Ukrainian retail chains’ representatives’ visit.
Traditionally, the Kids' Time abounded with seminars and workshops. These brought together industry professionals for events series held under the banner of the Trends and Innovations BUSINESS FORUM. Reyne Rice was one of the featured speakers - Rene is a world-famous journalist and toy-specialist. She presented the "World trends in toys and children's products market". The expert offered an insight into trends, ecological and educational toys. - Toys for your children must teach them how to be responsible for our planet. - said Ms. Rice in her lecture. Joanna Janicka and Adam Fotek made the audience familiar with toys and children's products’ safety issues. Sylwia Ziemann talked about how to start your own business, launch a new brand and promote it in an effective way. Paweł Szmidt of RMD Research The recapitulated the toy market condition in 2019. The event was traditionally accompanied with workshops for employees and store managers. Jan Kubica was the host.
Following previous years example, the exhibition agenda included the awarding ceremony in the Toy of the Year competition organised by the Zabawkowicz.pl portal. These are only highlights of the rich and diversified expo-related events programme of this year’s KIDS’ TIME expo.
KIDS' TIME STAR
The best products on show are awarded the prestigious KIDS' TIME STAR statuettes. - These accolades are a true seal of excellence, the guarantee that the products are safe for children and user friendly. - says Aldona Matla , the show manager. The Jury Panel chairman, Marek Jankowski, the publisher of the "BRANŻA DZIECIĘCA [Children's Industry]" magazine emphasized that the discussion was heated. Important company anniversaries were also celebrated during the gala ceremony: Wader Toy Factory - 30th anniversary; ROAN - 50th Anniversary; TUBLU - 10th anniversary; Cartamundi - 50th Anniversary; TEGA BABY - 30th anniversary.
Traditionally, the KIDS 'TIME gala awarding ceremony included the Children's Industry magazine’s prizes. Category: Products for parents and children The nominees list included: Eco and More, Baby & Travel, MARKO for the Baby Carrier BeSafe iZi Haven, Artsana, Avionaut, Elan, Memi. Patulove, Scandinavian Baby, Britax Römer, QElements, Baby & Travel, Lullu Dolls, Ligature -DOME, ROTUNDA, NASZA KSIĘGARNIA publisher. The KIDS 'TIME STAR 2020 laureates: Eco and More for Jack 'N Jill - for biodegradable tooth paste and tooth brush, MARKO for the BeSafe iZi Twist BE i-Size swivel car seat; Elan for the Muslin Collection for pregnant and breast-feeding women by Doctor Nap; Scandinavian Baby for the THULE Spring stroller; QElements for the InnyBin Flexible Cube by Fat Brain Toy Co.; NASZA KSIĘGARNIA publishing house for the Pucio. Where do I put this? series
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