Spielwarenmesse: 70th anniversary of Spielwaren­messe’s premiere

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70th anniversary of Spielwaren­messe’s premiere

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On 12 March 1950 there were 351 toy companies ready to exhibit at the very first German toy trade fair. It was the beginning of the Spielwarenmesse®, which brings together toy professionals from all over the world in Nuremberg each year. The photo gallery shows how the toy industry celebrated the 70th anniversary of its trade fair.

Welcome to the 70th anniversary of the Spielwarenmesse®!Trade fair visitors joined the 70th anniversary of Spielwarenmesse® from 30 January to 3 February 2019.A blare of fanfares opened the PressPreview in the Nuremberg exhibition center.Fanfare playersPeter Ottmann, CEO NürnbergMesse Group, congratulated Dr. Hans-Juergen Richter, Executive Board Member, and Ernst Kick, CEO of Spielwarenmesse eG , with a torte to the 70th anniversary.Ernst Kick, CEO of Spielwarenmesse eG, wished all 2.886 exhibitors a successful participation at the anniversary trade fair at the Opening Ceremony.Ernst Kick at the Opening Ceremony.The trade fair team honoured the 21 companies who have been exhibiting at Spielwarenmesse® from the outset and congratulated to their 70th trade fair anniversary.Honouring exhibitorsAndreas Loquai celebrated his 70th trade fair anniversary, too. The senior owner joined each Spielwarenmesse® since 1950.Honouring exhibitorsHobby-horse meets rocking horse. The German association of the toy industry (DVSI) congratulated  Ernst Kick, CEO of Spielwarenmesse eG to the 70th trade fair anniversary.(f.l.t.r.) Ernst Kick, Vorstandsvorsitzender der Spielwarenmesse eG; Ulrich Brobeil, DVSI; Paul Heinz Bruder, BRUDER Spielwaren GmbH + Co. KG; Jörg Vallen, Busch GmbH & Co. KG; Felix Stork, SIMBA DICKIE GROUP GmbH; Frank R. Schneider, Franz Schneider GmbH & Co. KG.Dirk Petermann, Managing Director of Margarete Steiff GmbH and Peter Hotz, great-great-grandnephew of Margarete Steiff, presented a Petsy teddy bear to Ernst Kick, CEO.Margarete Steiff GmbHFrédéric Lehmann, General Manager LEGO GmbH presented a LEGO piece of art to the 70th trade fair anniversary  to Ernst Kick.The anniversary cake „Spirit of Play“ came as a surprise to the ToyNight guests from the trade fair organizer Spielwarenmesse eG.The toy fair team invited all Spielwarenmesse® participants to celebrate the 70th anniversary at the ToyFestival.[Translate to English:] Jubiläumsfeier in Halle 3CThank you for your loyalty. We, the team of Spielwarenmesse eG, are looking forward to welcoming you from 29 January to 2 February 2020 to the 71st Spielwarenmesse® in Nuremberg again.Teena at the east entrance.

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