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Spielwarenmesse Toy Business Forum to return in 2019

Published on: 7th September 2018

Free expert presentations every day will spark innovative ideas in trade and industry for anyone attending the show. 

From 30th January to 3rd February 2019, experts at the Toy Business Forum in Hall 3A will shed light on how independent retailers and buyers can adapt to the challenges the market throws at them. Taking place from 1-3pm, the focus will be on a different overarching theme every day. Visitors can attend the talks free of charge and without booking in advance.

The Toy Business Forum highlights the most important aspects affecting businesses in the coming year, and helps participants prepare for the future. The series of presentations kicks off on Wednesday with a focus on trends in sales and retail. These talks provide important market guidance and help attendees stay on the ball. The Thursday presentations revolve around the future of the bricks-and-mortar retail trade, while on Friday the emphasis shifts to the consumer.

The Saturday will be under the banner of Change Management. Keynote speaker Dr. Peter Kreuz has a way of drumming up enthusiasm for new ideas. He is a best-selling author, an international management consultant and gives talks to decision makers across all industries. Also known for his unorthodox thinking and ability to motivate others, he will have an encouraging message for those wanting to make an impact in business with his presentation Dynamite for Free Thinkers. The talks on Sunday present innovative marketing strategies for the coming decade.

The complete programme will be available on the website from mid-November here.

The presentations will be simultaneously interpreted into English or German.

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