Kind + Jugend 2021

Toys Children's clothing Nursery Equipment Games
Sep 9, 2021 - Sep 11, 2021
Messe Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Messeplatz 1
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For professionals on the constantly developing baby and children’s outfitting scene, Kind + Jugend is must-attend. The leading international hub for the sector was preparing a major event for 2020, which had to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Koelnmesse organisers are now working hard on Kind + Jugend 2021, which will run on 9 - 11 September as a special RESTART EDITION which will bring a fresh impetus to the industry.

In the dynamic world of baby and children’s products, innovation is constantly sought and the Kind + Jugend exhibition is uniquely positioned to keep you updated on the latest trends. From nursery furnishings and toys to clothing, over 180 exhibitors will gather in hall 10.2 of Messe Cologne to present novel products in a compact format. The fair will be enhanced by the new digital Kind + Jugend @home platform, which will allow professionals from all over the world all-inclusive participation options and opportunities to discover additional industry information.

With participants predominantly coming from abroad, the show floor offers unrivalled opportunities for networking and international business expansion. Meanwhile, newcomers can shine in the Start Up Area. The Kind + Jugend exhibition is complemented by exciting supporting events. The Trend Forum will incorporate crucial market topics, such as online retail and social media marketing. The renowned Innovation Prizes and the Kids Design Award will also return.

Hotels near Messe Cologne will be in high demand for the Kind + Jugend 2021 dates, so we at ExpoBeds advise you to book early for the highest availability and lowest rates. Contact us today and we will send you a personalised list of Kind + Jugend 2021 hotels that match your criteria!


Kind + Jugend 2021 in Cologne is the upcoming edition of the leading annual expo dedicated to the early childhood years. The next event is scheduled on 9 - 11 September 2021 and will offer an exceptional range of baby and toddler products.

More than 1300 exhibitors and over 24,000 trade visitors make their way to Messe Cologne for Kind + Jugend. The trade show includes 6 halls in total. Around 350 journalists cover the highlights of the exhibition.

Who can you meet there

Manufacturers of baby and children’s furniture, prams and car seats, toys, games, cosmetics, safety and hygiene articles, maternity and children’s clothing choose the trade fair to showcase their items. Kind + Jugend is popular among German and international buyers - department stores, children’s specialist retailers, specialised stores, online businesses, etc.

Past editions

What makes it special

Kind + Jugend Cologne is the one-stop platform for the sector. It gives a full overview of the market, emphasizing the new developments as well as the future best-selling products intended for children. The exhibition is complemented by special events such as Design Parc, awards and networking possibilities. It succeeds in meeting versatile business needs and accelerating growth.

What is new for Kind und Jugend 2021

In 2021, Kind + Jugend will take place as a special RESTART EDITION. Occupying hall 10.2 of Messe Cologne, it will present a compact exhibition format with online supplementation from the Kind + Jugend @home digital platform.

Some of the prominent trends evident at Kind + Jugend 2021 will be related to safety, sustainability and design. These product aspects become increasingly important for the industry while quality and appeal remain in focus.

Quick info

Organiser:Koelnmesse GmbH
Also called:Kind und Jugend 2021
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:Kind + Jugend 2022 
Sectors: Toys | Children's clothing | Nursery Equipment | Games
Website:Kind + Jugend
Visitors:Tickets for Kind + Jugend
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 1288 exhibitors from 55 countries in 2019
  • 89% international exhibitors
  • 110,000 sq m of exhibition space
  • 24,000 visitors from 133 countries
  • 77% international visitors
Trade fair location
Messe Cologne location map

Messe Cologne

Messeplatz 1, Cologne, Germany
Coordinates: 50.94666 , 6.9833

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