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Spielwarenmesse – The world's leading trade fair for toys

Experience the Spirit of Play at the key meeting point for the toy industry. As the largest and most important event worldwide, the toy fair in Nuremberg brings together all international decision-makers. Well-known brands, trendy start-ups, buyers for major chains, independent retailers and large numbers of media representatives combine to make the Spielwarenmesse a unique event for all players in the toys and games market.

Spielwarenmesse 2024 in figures

  • 2,354 exhibitors from 68 countries
  • 165,000 m2 area
  • 57,000 visitors from 125 countries

SPIEL Essen – Die weltweit größte Publikumsmesse für Brettspiele

The SPIEL Essen is the world's largest public fair for board games and brings together passionate game fans with national and international exhibitors in Germany in the heart of the Ruhr area. Here you can discover new titles from all over the world, enjoy the company of other gamers and above all play as much as you want. Because playing is the heart of SPIEL.

Thousands of new releases, which will be shown and sold for the first time, are waiting for you in the city of Essen. Explainers will help you to start playing right away, authors will sign their works and are happy to meet their fans.

SPIEL Essen 2023 in figures

  • almost 1,000 exhibitors from over 50 countries
  • 62,500 m² area
  • 93,000 visitors from 85 countries

BRANDmate – new people - new business

A brand utopia in festival form for brands and companies and the top decision-makers behind them: BRANDmate is one innovative cross-industry business partner exchange where everything is about cooperations, partnerships and licensing. The innovative concept of BRANDmate ensures with new impulses that companies and brands meet potential cooperation partners, entering into unusual partnerships, unleashing undreamt-of synergies and unreached potential.

BRANDmate 2023 in figures

  • 750 participants
  • about 330 companies

International Game Inventors Convention

The Spielwarenmesse is the meeting place for national and international Eurogame professionals and creative newcomers alike. That is why the Spielwarenmesse and the Bavarian Games Archive are jointly organising the International Game Inventors Convention at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre on the Friday of the trade fair, 31 January 2025.

Kids India – The fastest growing sales market for toys

Since its launch in 2013, Kids India has established itself as the largest international B2B fair for toys, children's products and sports goods in India. The fair offers participating companies opportunities for doing business and networking at a single platform and has attracted national and international exhibitors. Although mainly being a sourcing platform for the Indian market, the attendance of international buyers, has increased year by year.

World of Toys – capture international markets

World of Toys gives you the tools for presenting your company and products at the most important international toy markets around the world. Spielwarenmesse eG will organise your participation within international exhibitor groups at selected branch fairs.