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Digital nannies: safety solutions for the children’s room

The Connected Kidsroom

The Connected Kidsroom

The safety and health of their children is more important than anything else for mothers and fathers. However, because they can’t constantly stand watch over the baby’s bed, an ever increasing number of parents are relying on digital nannies: baby phones with additional functions, web cams and monitoring apps are more in demand than ever. This was also evident this year at Kind + Jugend, which, with the Connected Kidsroom, presented a real, completely equipped children’s room with special digital, smart products in a perfect environment.

Parents would prefer to have an eye on their babies and toddlers around the clock, in order to ensure that their young ones are fine and don’t need anything. (more…)

Trade fair review: please imitate quickly – a guest commentary by K.U.L.T.OBJEKT

Kind + Jugend 2017, Stand Alondra

Kind + Jugend 2017, Stand Alondra

“Isn’t that cute!” – The usual, spontaneous impulse when looking at many products for kids doesn’t overcome only parents and expecting parents; it is a completely arbitrary human reaction. However, why does precisely this reaction have so little influence on the sale of children’s items at the point of sale? Jens Fischer, CEO K.U.L.T.OBJEKT brands and experience architecture, asks himself this question.

Kind + Jugend is now behind us, and with it an exhibition of product worlds that couldn’t be more emotional. (more…)

Result of Kind + Jugend 2017: Record figures and a fantastic atmosphere

Even bigger, more international and more impressive: Kind + Jugend continues on its record-setting course It has once again impressively underlined its position as the leading trading platform international trade fair for the baby and toddlers’ outfitting sector – exhibitors and visitors were also more than satisfied.

Kind + Jugend experienced growth in all sections: 5 percent more exhibitors than in 2016 (in total 1,232), 10 percent more exhibition space (110,000 m²) and 2 percent more trade visitors than in the previous year (in total around 22,500 from 113 countries) set new records. (more…)

Brilliant start of Kind + Jugend 2017 – with the ceremonious conferring of the Innovation Awards and the KIDS DESIGN AWARD

Winners of the Innovation Award

Winners of the Innovation Award

“And the winner is…” – Can a trade fair get off to a better start than with the conferring of honours for innovative products and creative design concepts? This is part of the good tradition of Kind + Jugend. With the now 13th ceremonious conferring of the Innovation Awards and the KIDS DESIGN AWARD, the first day of the trade fair this year once again brought a real highlight. And the alleged “unlucky number” didn’t please only the happy winners. The many visitors were also enthusiastic.
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Trend Forum – even more inspiration for your business

Kind + Jugend Trend Forum

Kind + Jugend Trend Forum

Are you familiar with the latest trends and themes of the baby and children’s outfitting market?You will not only find out what is moving the industry and where new opportunities are arising at the trade fair stands, but also in our Trend Forum.Look forward to exciting lectures – and benefit from current insights.

New ideas, markets and current figures – presented in an exciting way by top-class experts from the industry, trade and research sector. (more…)

There has never been this much Kind + Jugend before!

Kind + Jugend 2016, Stand: UPPAbaby

Kind + Jugend 2016, Stand: UPPAbaby

An excellent mood and new records – that is what Kind + Jugend 2017, which starts on Thursday, is already promising. The international leading trade fair for baby and children’s outfitting is bigger than ever, is attracting more exhibitors and impressing everyone with a new visitor flow. The ongoing baby boom is getting the industry into the trade fair mood.

Ten percent more space, five percent more exhibitors: Kind + Jugend grows and grows. (more…)

Nominees of the Kids Design Award 2017 have been confirmed

Jeannine Szepanski (Germany)

Jeannine Szepanski (Germany)

In keeping with tradition, the Kids Design Award will this year also be conferred on the first day of the trade fair. A total of 10 product ideas and prototypes have made it to the short list for the award. For the first time this year, the Innovation Award and the Kids Design Award will be presented separately.

113 young designers from 18 different countries have come forward for this year’s Kids Design Award. (more…)

In search of young designers: the Kids Design Award is starting the fourth round

The starting shot for the fourth edition of the Kids Design Award 2017 has been fired: Effective immediately, young designers from around the world can apply for the coveted honour. Applications will be accepted until 29 May 2017. The best designs will be presented to an international public at Kind + Jugend 2017 (14-17 September 2017).

Kids Design Award 2017

Kids Design Award 2017

With the Kids Design Award, Kind + Jugend and Association of German Industrial Designers (VDID) promote young designers and future-oriented ideas, as well as product concepts that are not yet commercially available.

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