Spielwarenmesse 2021 to feature wider aisles, face masks and no stand parties as part of Covid-19 safety measures

Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair
The organisers of Spielwarenmesse Toy Fair have detailed a raft of safety measures that will be in place for next year’s show, set to take place between January 27th to January 31st 2021.

Spielwarenmesse has collaborated with venue operator NürnbergMesse and the relevant health authorities to develop a health and hygiene rules and initiatives. These include the wearing of face masks indoors, wider aisles in the halls and modern ventilation systems.

Participants will only be admitted to the Spielwarenmesse 2021 if they are in good health. Attendees who have had contact with someone infected with Covid-19 in the past 14 days, are displaying symptoms of a respiratory illness or are running a raised temperature may not enter the fair.

According to current regulations, it is also essential to maintain a social distance of 1.5m between individuals across the entire exhibition site and at meetings. As a result, the layout of the halls is being improved, wider aisles are being created, while the Special Areas and stand parties are being put on hold.

At the exhibition site itself, the public conveniences and surfaces such as tables and door handles will be cleaned and disinfected at short and regular intervals. Exhibitors will also be required to keep a contact list for all customer appointments held at stand tables where masks are removed.

“In all our efforts to stage Spielwarenmesse 2021, the health and safety of the participants is our top priority,” said Ernst Kick, CEO of Spielwarenmesse eG.

“When it comes to personal encounters and sound buying decisions, trade fairs are more important than ever. Particularly in our industry, they are an indispensable driver of growth. That is why we’re doing all we can to stage Spielwarenmesse 2021 – the most important industry hub of the year – whilst ensuring that it is as safe and enjoyable as possible.”

According to show organisers, almost 90 percent of exhibitors have booked their space for next year’s event.

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