The child and youth 2016 in Cologne

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The "Kind + Jugend" describes itself as the leading international trade fair for children's and toddler equipment. Why she still has the addition "youth" has not really become clear to me. I personally also assumed that there would be suitable offers for children aged 4 to 12 years. I understand that under the term youth (liche). Here, in my opinion, there is also the possibility for the organizer to lure even more exhibitors and visitors into the exhibition halls if he expands the offer.

The child and youth 2016 in Cologne

The numbers of the fair

Well over 1,000 exhibitors from all over the world and more than 20,000 trade visitors from over 110 countries around the world are a sign of a successful business approach. As a manufacturer, you can find new customers and sales markets here. Here exhibitors and buyers can certainly do successful business. And all this in our exhibition in Cologne Deutz !

What is shown?

At "Kind + Jugend" you will find a whole range of products for children and toddlers . Visitors can look forward to the following areas:

  1. Maternity and Maternity Wear
  2. baby carriers with accessories
  3. Toys in all variants: dolls, wooden toys, plush toys
  4. outdoor toys
  5. Buggies, joggers and of course strollers in all possible variants
  6. Textiles for children and babies
  7. Baby and children's shoes
  8. electronic and acoustic toys and various multimedia for children
  9. Furniture for children
  10. Garden supplies for children
  11. Care and health products for children and mothers
  12. toddler toys
  13. car seats
  14. Bicycle child seats

Pregnancy fashion barely seen

We walked through the aisles and were able to get a rough overview . However, we believe that the category Fashion for the Pregnant Woman has been neglected at this fair. Although it is or was listed as a topic of this fair, we could not really find a nice stand on the subject of maternity wear or maternity wear. Has the sales topic actually shifted more into online business and only mastered it large companies such as Zalando or Otto did the sales business on the Internet. We hope not, because there is nothing better than looking at the fashion on site in a wonderful shop! We hope that there will soon be more exhibitors on this topic at Kind und Jugend!

Heavily baby-heavy

I visited the fair briefly with my children and unfortunately had to find that almost only toddlers and baby products were offered. My children are 10 and 13 years old and of course couldn't find anything interesting for them there. We quickly agreed on one thing: We have never seen so many strollers and cots in a heap! In addition, of course, a whole lot of furniture, for children and babies. I find another luxury bathtub especially worth mentioning for babies. We all know the plastic tubs to bathe the little ones ... forget them and have a look here:

Luxus Babywanne
The luxury bathtub for babies

Overall, the trade fair is therefore highly recommended if you are looking for or want to sell products and articles for small children.

The conclusion

My conclusion is: The youth was clearly too short and there was almost nothing going on at the fair on Sunday? At least that was my impression.

Attention exhibitors: accommodations nearby

If you are an exhibitor and are looking for suitable and cheap accommodation very close to "Kind + Jugend" , then you have found the right website here! We are very close to the trade fair and the Köln Messe Deutz train station with our apartments ! We look forward to your inquiry.

Data and contact

After the fair is before the fair and so we want to present the dates for the 2017 fair here. The next child and youth will take place from 14.09.2017 to 17.09.2017 and we hope for a broader range for exhibitors and visitors!

child + youth
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne
Telephone +49 221 821-3998
Fax +49 221 821-3999

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