International Consumer Goods Show bundles consumer goods portfolio of Messe Frankfurt in 2021
The Ambiente, Christmasworld and Paperworld trade fairs will be held as a joint event under the name International Consumer Goods Show in Frankfurt am Main from 17 to 20 April 2021 as a one-off. This live event will be supplemented by targeted digital offerings from the Consumer Goods Digital Days. Due to the merger, the new date and the hybrid character of the event, new business-enhancing synergy effects for the entire industry will result under the current pandemic conditions.
Messe Frankfurt revamps spring 2021 schedule
As a result of the course taken by the pandemic, Messe Frankfurt will not be holding any of its own physical trade fairs at the Frankfurt exhibition grounds between January and March 2021. The company is revamping its spring trade fair calendar to focus on new synergies and new digital offerings.
Together – Christmasworld and Paperworld Trends 2021/22 are linked by a strong central theme
"Together" marks a new era of Christmasworld and Paperworld trends, whose product and style worlds are increasingly converging in global consumer trends. The logical consequence is three joint trend statements with the upcoming themes, colours, materials, inspirations and styles. They provide the international decoration and office and stationery segment with orientation for individual product combinations.
Rethinking the holiday season – a virtual meeting with encouraging insights
On 28 July, the free Christmasworld web seminar was held in cooperation with Fashion Snoops, and it reached more than 480 participants online. Leading experts in the festive decoration industry and the Home + Interiors team from Fashion Snoops discussed the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the festive season and how it will influence our traditions in the years to come.
Trade fair trio makes face-to-face meetings possible with its protection and hygiene concept
With B2B business, it is particularly important to establish personal contacts and discuss solutions as well as experience products at first hand - this is the only way to achieve business objectives. These aspects are therefore also the cornerstones of the Christmasworld, Paperworld and Creativeworld trade fairs. Messe Frankfurt has devised a concept that includes detailed organisational, hygiene and medical measures to ensure safe personal contacts.
The Christmasworld trend, 'happy get-together', at the Morles florist shop in Nüsttal
The Christmasworld trend, 'happy get-together', is becoming even more important at the moment. This is because the concept of togetherness in times of 'social distancing' is taking on new meaning. Local retailers are also focusing on creative solutions for staying in contact with their customers. Personal interaction is a significant factor, whether it is in the private or professional sphere, and offline or online. For Karolin Roßdeutsch of flower shop Blumenlädchen Morles, Gärtnerei & Floristik, in Nüsttal near Fulda, it was soon clear that this trend would be one that would delight their customers.
Positive signal: over 670 registrations for Christmasworld 2021
Despite coronavirus and the emergency situation world-wide, by now more than 670 exhibitors have decided to attend Christmasworld in Frankfurt am Main from 29 January to 2 February 2021. This means that 90 percent of the exhibition space is already filled.
Convenience and customer experience are in demand – the ideas at Christmasworld 2020 inspire the retail trade
The challenges for the future are growing: in the retail trade, it is all about remaining competitive. That is why networking, presentations and exchanges about exceptional customer experiences, digital communication and sustainable collaborations are much in demand at this year’s Christmasworld.
Christmasworld 2020 fulfils “coming home for business” promise across the board
The Frankfurt consumer goods fairs Christmasworld, Paperworld, and Creativeworld launched the new business season with relevant industry topics. 3,051 exhibitors from 74 countries presented their new products for decoration, festive décor, paper, office supplies and stationery, as well as hobby, crafts and artists' requisites to the national and international trade.
Premium business programme: urban development must be smart
In times of digital transformation, the human factor is of ever greater significance. Retailers and urban planners must come together to develop smart solutions for a city’s inhabitants and guests. The aim should be to awaken digital interest, and to process it emotionally. The Premium business programme on the subject of ‘Urban Regeneration for Cities and the Retail Trade’ at Christmasworld 2020 provided a setting for information, inspiration and discussions.
Frankfurt trade fair trio makes for an optimistic outlook
The Frankfurt consumer goods fairs Christmasworld, Paperworld, and Creativeworld have started the new business season with relevant industry topics. 3,051 exhibitors from 74 countries presented their new products for decoration, festive décor, paper, office supplies, and stationery, as well as hobby, crafts and artists' requisites to the national and international trade.
Consumer goods fair trio kicks off the new business season with strong themes
From 24/25 to 28 January 2020, the consumer goods fairs Christmasworld, Paperworld and Creativeworld will attract visitors with new products from over 3,000 exhibitors. In addition, the complementary programme picks up on social megatrends, thus creating future-oriented perspectives for the retail trade.
Christmasworld highlights promote successful business season 2020/21
Christmasworld will be opening its doors from 24 to 28 January 2020 in Frankfurt am Main. Its slogan this year: ‘coming home for business’. At the leading international trade fair for seasonal and festive decoration, some 1,050 exhibitors from 48 countries will be presenting their new products for the most profitable time of the year. On top of that, the extensive complementary programme will be offering all sorts and kinds of valuable inspiration and business ideas for the ‘Point of Sale’, which is increasingly becoming the ‘Point of Emotions’.
Christmasworld: Retail BLVD generates new impulses for the 'customer journey'
Christmasworld, from 24 to 28 January 2020, is focusing its product range on the success factor: customer experience at the point of sale. But how can retailers reach out to customers before they make any decision to purchase? How can their interest be awakened? And what different types of buyers are there? Together with the Institute for Retail Research (Institut für Handelsforschung - IFH) in Cologne, the Retail Boulevard (BLVD) 2020 will focus on the 'customer journey', by illustrating in different stores the steps towards the purchasing impulse and good customer relationships.
‘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.
‘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.
Christmasworld 2020: coming home for business
Astonishing and inspiring! Christmasworld supplies the inter-national decoration trade with new products and eye-catchers for the busiest and most emotional time of the year. Like no other trade fair for the consumer-goods sector, Christmasworld focuses on the point-of-sale experience as a factor for success. Once again, it will be the indispensable business and order platform for the trade from 24 to 28 January 2020. Around 1,000 exhibitors are expected to take part in the world’s leading trade fair for seasonal and festive decorations.
Conzoom Solutions – The platform for retailers
From high street retailers to online shops and multichannel providers – everyone in the retail sector has to deal with the challenges of the fast-changing consumer goods market. To be successful, retailers need to find innovative ways to build connections between the real and virtual worlds. Conzoom Solutions offers stimulating ideas and suggestions for presenting your business more effectively – and answers urgent questions affecting the retail sector.