Spielwarenmesse: Model Construction and Hobby Articles

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Model Construction, Hobbies

­The Model Construction, Hobbies product group ist the right place to discover new products from the industry. Market leaders regularly present their current products in Nuremberg for hobbyists and model building enthusiasts.

“We can familiarise ourselves with current trends and innovations in model construction at the Spielwarenmesse. I come every year to meet our business partners and competitors. These get-togethers are very important to us as direct contact fosters cooperation.”
Andrzej Małysz, Owner, APM Model s.c, visitor from Poland
“The Spielwarenmesse is the most important trade fair for us worldwide because our sales partners from all over the world use this toy fair as the most important meeting point. The number of exhibitors and the variety of product groups is a major reason why our customers like to come to Nuremberg.“
Britta Sieper, CEO, Sieper GmbH, exhibitor from Germany

You can discover

In this product group you will find

  • Model Construction

Model kits; Model construction materials; Model paints and varnishes; Adhesives, industrial adhesives; Airbrush materials and accessories; Fretwork and woodcarving; Model construction tools; Literature on model construction; Model construction software & videos; Flight simulation; Power sources (batteries); RC models and accessories; RTR model construction; Electric motors; Combustion engines; Steam engines ; Solar power systems; Cardboard cut-outs; Model aircraft; Model ships; H0 models; TT models; Models 1:160 (N); Die-cast models (1:43); Large scale models (1:18 and 1:24); Other scale models; Historic models; Plastic models; Metal models; Figures of all kinds; Model buildings; Showcases

  • Hobbies

Do-it-yourself supplies; Slot car racing tracks; Robotics (Model kits); Drones, Action Camera

License articles, sustainable toys and toys for people with special needs complete the product portfolio. See all licenses of the product group Model Construction, Hobbies in the LicenseGuide.

Gallery: Model Construction, Hobbies

For a detailed overview of the product group Model Construction, Hobbies click on the halls 7 (partial area) or 7A. Would you like to bookmark exhibitors for your visit? Start your search in the exhibitor list and use the favourites function!

With more than 1 million products, including around 100,000 new toys, the Spielwarenmesse® offers a unique product variety. Read in the Toy Magazine which trends and innovations are emerging in the product group Model Construction, Hobbies.

Here you can find an overview of the top 5 countries in terms of market size and growth rate in the product group Model Construction, Hobbies.*

Top 5 market size

Model Vehicles

  • USA: $1.080.3 million (+ 1.2 %)
  • China: $718.6 million (+ 7.2 %)
  • Japan: $512.0 million (+ 5.3 %)
  • Brazil: $330.0 million (+ 9.6 %)
  • Germany: $200.9 million (- 0.4 %)

Radio/Remote Control Toys

  • China: $829.7 million (+ 11.0 %)
  • USA: $674.2 million (+ 1.2 %)
  • Japan: $344.2 million (- 1.8 %)
  • Germany: $326.4 million (+ 7.3 %)
  • United Kingdom: $260.1 million (+ 6.2 %)

Top 5 growth rate

Model Vehicles

  • Argentina: + 34.0 %
  • Turkey: + 29.4 %
  • Ukraine: + 11.7 %
  • Indonesia: + 10.8 %
  • Brazil: + 9.6 %

Radio/Remote Control Toys

  • Argentina: + 35.5 %
  • Turkey: + 34.7 %
  • Ukraine: + 27.2 %
  • United Arab Emirates: + 19.5 %
  • Mexico: + 14.7 %

*Source: Euromonitor International, 2015/2016 (updated September 2017)

Gallery: Model Construction, Hobbies



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