From January 30th to February 2nd, took place at the Messe Frankfurt in Frankfurt am Main in Germany, the Paperworld trade fair and the Christmasworld trade fair.
Let's begin our report with the Paperworld trade fair :
The countries on display at the Paperworld fair were : Egypt, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Denmark, Germany, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Canada, Columbia, The Republic of Korea, Croatia, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Nepal, The Netherlands, Austria, Pakistan, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, The Republic of Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, South Africa, The Syrian Arab Republic, Taiwan, Thailand, The Czech Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, Hungary, The United States of America, The United Kingdom, Vietnam, Cyprus.
The groups of products to be found at the Paperworld fair were office supplies, school articles, printers/computers and multimedia, gift articles, paperworld creative, wrapping, greeting cards/picture calendars, licensed articles, office paper and transparency paper, household paper and transparency paper, miscellaneous. There were also publishers and associations and a Remax section.
The Paperworld fair seems to me to have been very successful. A vivid evidence that despite our modern world that is said to be dominated by the computer, the internet, the mobile, (...), paper and everything revolving around paper haven't lost an inch of their fascination power.
It was fascinating to see:
The paper artwork and texture of Thailand's Morning Flora Limited Partnership, whose managing director is Amorn Handumrongkul.
The exotic and natural dried products of Germany's Oldenburger Kolonialwaren from the village of Rastede. The creativity of Germany's Grafik Werkstatt in Bielefeld.
The woodwork of Austria's Drechslerei Angerer GmbH from the village of Dorfgastein and whose manager is Me. Dietfried Angerer. The beauty of Germany's Luiban Luithardt & Bandt GbR line of product from Nuremberg.
The pure design of Italy's Pinetti Srl products from the village of Brusaporto. The paper's quality of Germany's Hahnemühle FineArt from Dassel. The luxury of Germany's Online Schreibgeräte GmbH products from Neumarkt.
The creativity, the imagination in Germany's Regenbogen line of products managed by Michael Kraus from the village of Schlüchtern.
I would like also to thank for their collaboration the following enterprises :
Germany's Staedtler Mars GmbH & Co. KG from the city of Nuremberg
Spain's G&Pcrear from the city of Barcelona
Poland's Feniks Sp. from Krosno
Nepal's Tibetan Handicraft & Pvt. Ltd
Honduras' In Vitro from the city of Tegucigalpa
India's Goyal Crafts from the city of Jaipur
Holland's Enveloprint from Dinxperlo
Switzerland's Caran d'Ache
India's A. L. Paper House from the city of Jaipur
India's REBNOK : World Class Writing Instruments from the city of Mumbai
Egypt's Prima Pens from the city of Cairo
India's Nataraj : Hindustan Pencils Pvt. Ltd.,
India's IWI : Indian Writing Instruments from the city of Mumbai
Latvia's Forpus from the city of Riga
As I would like to thank all the people who so kindly were eager to be of service to me to provide me with the information that will bring about this report.
THE CHRISTMASWORLD FAIR:
The countries on display at the Christmasworld fair were:
Egypt, Belgium, China, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italia, Canada, The Republic of Korea, Croatia, Lithuania, The Netherlands, Austria, The Philippines, Portugal, The Russian Federation, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, The Czech Republic, Turkey, Hungary, The United States of America, The United Kingdom.
The groups of products to be found at the Christmasworld were:
Shop & display, festive lighting, party and festive articles, fireworks, ribbons and wrapping, florists'requisites, candles and fragrances, Christmas decoration, annual and seasonal festive decoration. There was also a section for publishers and associations.
I would like also to thank for their collaboration the following enterprises:
Italy's SER S.p.A. from Turin
Germany's Gies Kerzen GmbH from Glinde
Germany's Steinhart Kerzen from Krumbach
Holland's Bolsius Nederland BV from Schijndel
Conclusion: Paperworld and Christmasworld : a very interesting and enlightening experience, a display of creativity, efficiency and beauty from all over the world, an Ali Baba’s cave from our today’s world.
©2010 Teddy Crispin
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Paperworld 2010 : the stats :
|Total number of exhibitors||2 105|
|Exhibitors from Germany||437|
|Exhibitors from abroad||1 668|
|Total number of Visitors||45 521|
|Visitors from Germany||18 422|
|Visitors from abroad||27 099|
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|Paperworld 2012 Messe Frankfurt : (French)|
|Paperworld 2011 Messe Frankfurt : (French)|
|Paperworld 2011 Messe Frankfurt : (English)|
|Paperworld 2010 Messe Frankfurt : (French)|
|Christmasworld 2014 Messe Frankfurt : (French)|
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Liens Pour les Exposants Francophones
|PRO T.G.: Services aux Entreprises de France pour le Marché allemand|
|PRO T.G. : Services aux Entreprises de France pour le Marché allemand|
|Pentatonix : Little Drummer Boy|
Christmasworld & Paperworld 2010 (French)
About the Author
|Mr. Crispin is also an author, he has written the following books : Dix Petits Poèmes and More. And a biography : Dalida : Trentième Anniversaire|