Creativeworld unites the most important DIY industry manufacturers from all over the world. Read the facts and figures on Creativeworld here and find out about the world's largest trade fair for hobby, crafts and artists’ requisites.
Creativeworld 2018 figures
In 2018, a total of 335 companies presented their new products, techniques and materials in Halls 4.1 and 4.2 of Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre while 9,266 visitors from 104 countries filled the fully booked-up exhibition halls with life.
* Not including synergy visitors from the concurrent Paperworld, Christmasworld and Floradecora fairs
Creativeworld's product groups
The product diversity at Creativeworld is huge, ranging from every conceivable material and tool for painting, handicrafts, gluing, sewing, modelling, kneading clay, adorning, decorating to high-quality papers and paints, easels, brushes and graphic accessories
Hobby and handicrafts
The product segment encompasses handicrafts materials and sets, paints, gemstones, felt, hobby and handicrafts books, porcelain painting, scissors, face paints, wax crayons, silk paints and other DIY articles.
The hobby and handicrafts product segment will be represented by prominent companies such as Creative Company, Sissix-Ellision Europe and the German manufacturers Buntpapierfabrik Ludwig Bähr, Eberhard Faber, Max Bringmann/Folia, Rayher Hobby, Rico Design and Staedtler. Among the newcomers to Creativeworld are Robert Bosch AG with its subsidiary, Dremel, which will present multi-functional products for turning, milling and cutting.
Graphic artists' and artists' requisites
Registrations from the graphic artists’ and artists’ requisites segment have been received, for example, from Royal Talens, Pebeo, Clairefontaine and Lascaux, as well as German companies, such as Art Select, Edding, Marabu, Lyra, C.Kreul and H. Schmincke. Among the products on show will be high-grade paints and paper, palette knives, brushes, easels, watercolour sticks, chalks, charcoal, graphic artists’ accessories, creative tools and street-art articles. On the subject of street art, manufacturers, such as Montana Cans from Germany, Montana Colors and NBQ from Spain and, for the first time, Feuerstein GmbH with its own Molotow brand, will present the latest paints and materials.
Handiwork, textile design
Trade visitors will find sewing machines, wool, yarns, fabrics for sewing, crocheting and embroidering in the handiwork and textile design product segment. There, exhibitors such as Brother Sewing Machines, Hotex - Hollmann and Stafil will be showing their latest products and innovations.
In the segment, registrations have already been received from Artemio, Efco Creative and Glorex. The spectrum of products in this segment ranges from ribbons, edging and decorative articles, via florists’ materials and gift-wrapping materials, to mosaics, floral foam and materials for wiring and taping, as well as polystyrene articles.
Creativeworld target groups
Every year Creativeworld attracts more than 8,650 trade visitors from all over the world to Frankfurt am Main.
The top purchasing decision-makers come from:
- Retail trade
- Chain store retail
- Speciality markets
- Department stores
- Self-service / discount markets
- Wholesale and foreign trade
- Mail order business and e-commerce
They come from the sectors:
- Home improvement, building and gardening trade
- Toy trade
- Food, health and beauty
- Floristry, deco and gift shops
- Industry and
Creativeworld also welcomes:
- volume buyers from the service, health and education sectors
- Multipliers such as