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28 – 31.1.2017, Frankfurt am Main

Welcome to Creativeworld

Every year, the world’s biggest trade fair for hobby, arts & crafts and artists’ requisites has a wonderfully refreshing impact on all creative spirits. The numerous new ideas, techniques and materials stimulate not only the imaginations of the over 8,600 international retailers but also the business success of the around 300 manufacturers taking part.

Animate and inspire the creative sector with your innovations; make new, interesting business contacts and boost your sales right at the beginning of the new business year.


The next Creativeworld will be held from 28 – 31.1.2017:

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Exhibitors' comments on Creativeworld 2016

“No-one should ever think that they know everything and can do everything, for the sector is like a living organism and is constantly changing. That is why we have also taken part in some of the workshops, the award ceremonies and the demonstrations, in order to see what the major concerns in the marketplace are.”

Jörg Kolodzick, International Marketing Manager, Edding

“The target group that we want to reach is able to find us here – we see that from the attendance levels. And we are increasingly meeting customers from other countries in Europe – people whom you can normally only reach with some effort on the telephone.”

Kai Lebrecht, Managing Director, Decohobby

“Creativeworld is extremely well organised, even by comparison with other trade fairs. There is a sense of really successful cooperation and the atmosphere is really good.”

Els van de Burgt, Creative Director, Elizabeth Craft Designs

“Our objective is to find more retail outlets and that is exactly what we have achieved at Creativeworld: wholesalers and retailers from Kuwait, Israel, Iceland – the list gets longer each time! We have met a lot of new people.”

Lou Ann Gleason, Co-Founder, Gelli Arts

“This is our first Creativeworld – the first trade fair that we have exhibited at for years. We are in no doubt; we want to come again next year. Even on the first day or so, we were getting some very good feedback.”

Marco Pizzi, Sales Manager, ITAL G.E.T.E.

“Creative activities are still important, but the challenge continues to be the structural changes that are taking place – traditional retail is disappearing and, whilst we are getting good results, the sector as a whole has got to keep on going forward and being innovative.”

Stephan Rayher, Managing Director Rayher Hobby GmbH

The kind of people involved in creative activities is changing. I think the trend is now away from little pieces to be put together painstakingly and towards a more ‘modern, creative attitude to life’. A lot follows from that and things are generally stable with an upward trend.”

Dr. Florian Hawranek, CEO C. Kreul