On this page, you will find relevant information about Christmasworld for journalists, including the latest press releases and images for downloading. Additionally, we provide useful details regarding accreditation, our Press Centre in Frankfurt, travelling to the fair and marketing-communication contacts.
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‘Urban regeneration’ urged by keynote speaker Ibrahim Ibrahim
Christmasworld’s ‘Premium’ business programme has invited Ibrahim Ibrahim, CEO Portland Design Associates London, to take the stage as keynote speaker on 27 January 2020. His speech has the title ‘Urban regeneration: the internet will not kill shops, it will liberate them!’ This short interview provides an advance look at some of his ideas.
‘Decoration unlimited – Dark Ocean’ surprises with an unconventional look
This new display for the show’s 10th anniversary by 2dezign really pushes the boat out and demonstrates how festive decoration can help create maximum wow effects at the point of sale. The creativity consultants from the Netherlands have put together a unique world of experiences from an unexpected mix of themes and products. The professional buyers at the show will be plunging into this at Christmasworld, from 24 to 28 January 2020, where they will be able to ‘go fishing’ for new ideas for their display windows and shop decorations.
family matters! The Christmasworld trends for 2020/21 bring into focus what really matters
Conviviality, closeness, a sense of belonging. Having something in common, sharing something. Family matters is the guiding theme for the Christmasworld trends in 2020/21, identified and staged by the trend experts from Stilbüro bora.herke.palmisano.
In winter, the Christmasworld trend "tender festivities" creates a restrained festive decoration in pastel colors. Find out more in this press release.
When it comes to festive decorations, specialist retailers have four big trend worlds at their disposal for the 2019/20 season: tender festivities, essential ceremonies, sweet traditions and luminous celebrations. But how can the Christmasworld trends be applied to festivals and seasons in concrete terms? Designer Claudia Herke from Stilbüro bora.herke.palmisano design studio gives tips on the trends and shop design.
‘Urban regeneration’: how future shopping habits will impact on urban space and retailing
On 27 January 2020 the ‘Premium’ Business Programme of Christmasworld will be suggesting future-oriented incentives for retailing and urban marketing – this time featuring keynote speaker Ibrahim Ibrahim, CEO of Portland Design Associates London. He will demonstrate how the changes taking place to the retail industry will also lead to a process of urban renewal and will show the opportunities for all market participants which this offers.
‘Floradecora and Christmasworld offer the ideal opportunity to observe the intersection of trends in the worlds of floral and holiday décor. It’s a dynamic and mutually beneficial relationship that gets a big boost at this fair, where the presentation is also uniquely sophisticated and creative.’
‘Christmasworld and Floradecora have a fixed place in the diaries of the ‘stil & markt’ editorial staff. We receive all the information needed for our reporting before, during and after the fair – thank you very much for this reliable and professional service!’
Information about the Press Center
The Press Center is located at the Torhaus level 4. Admission only to journalists and exhibitors within the framework of their press activities.
|Opening times Press Center*|
|Thursday: 23. January 2020||9 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Friday to Monday: 24. – 27. January 2020||8.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.|
|Tuesday: 28. January 2020||8.30 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
*The Press Center cloakroom is open Friday to Monday from 8:30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.; on Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Press releases at the Press Center
Use the Press Center for your research. There, you will find press releases about Christmasworld and the Messe Frankfurt Group, information about new products from our exhibitors, photographs and a press-events overview.
Restaurant in the Press Center
Give yourself a break and enjoy breakfast or lunch in our Press Center Restaurant. There, you can also take advantage of the opportunity to do some networking during the Happy Hour, which is held from 5.30 a.m. to 6.30 a.m., Friday to Monday during the trade fair.
From January 2020, you will find details of events organised by our exhibitors here.
Technical facilities in the Press Center
- Wi-Fi free of charge throughout the Press Center
- 11 PC work stations
- 6 laptop work stations
- 2 interview rooms
- 4 photo download stations
- 3 printers
Travelling to the fair
Journalists should enter the Exhibition Centre via Gate West and park on parking area P10. Please note that admission via Gate West is only possible with a parking permit or a valid journalist’s identity card.
For your route planning with Navigation systems:
Simply enter the corresponding street name “Strasse der Nationen” as your destination.
For your route planning with Smartphones:
Simply click on the following link in order to transfer the geographic coordinates directly to Google Maps. Here, too, please remember to follow the signs to our gates and the multi-storey car park.
All press admission tickets include free travel to the fair and back using local public-transport services operated by the RMV public-transport authority in Frankfurt and the region.