Street Art at Creativeworld
25 – 28 January 2020 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

Creativeworld themes and events

Creativeworld is a product show and order platform. It is inspiring, lively and future oriented. On all four days of the fair, we showcase everything the creative heart desires: visitors can do handicrafts, paint, cut things out, design jewellery, practise gift-wrapping and hold discussions with colleagues.

‘Creativeworld lives from its highly diverse event programme. Our visitors want to experience and test the latest products, try out current trends, and exchange views and ideas on industry-related topics.’

Michael Reichhold, Creativeworld Director

Concept area Urban Art Lab: Education

Everyone is talking about street art, a subject that offers the specialist trade a variety of ways to reach new target groups. Street art has made the leap from its humble beginnings to the museums of the world. And even into people’s living rooms. Graffiti – behind the sofa, in the kitchen, on the garden wall or on the balcony wall – is now considered socially acceptable. Numerous manufacturers have identified this trend and are now offering new products and techniques. Moreover, manufacturers offer ways in which the subject of street art can be integrated into shops.

Street Art special show at Creativeworld

‘The art of graffiti is so varied that you can soon lose the overview: for example, is it better for me to use a paint marker or a graphic marker? Which products are suitable for different backgrounds? My team and I will be answering questions like this in the concept area at Creativeworld.’

Carlos Lorente, Managing Director of the Style Scouts Graffiti Academy,

The subject of urban art enters a new phase at Creativeworld with the focus on education in 2020. Together with Carlos Lorente of Style Scout – Graffiti Academy, this top theme is in preparation for the specialist trade. You, as a retailer will have the opportunity to learn about graffiti materials and techniques. In the concept area, knowledge will be conveyed via various didactic tools, such as workbooks, tutorials and information pillars. In addition, internal training and workshop events will be presented as methods for transferring knowledge and the diverse array of tools can be tried out under professional guidance.

This takes into account the fact that special solutions are necessary for specialist retailers. For this reason, a variety of creative interactive islands will be presented in the concept area. These will show how you can provide opportunities for interaction at the point of sale, because in order to inspire customers with the theme of urban art and graffiti, there need to be surfaces for trying things out, so that the retailer can present the new techniques. You have the chance to form your own impression of how street art works and pass on this knowledge to their customers. The result: new target groups and additional sales potential.


Creative Impulse Award

The Creative Impulse Award is a firmly established feature at Creativeworld and the most important award worldwide in the hobby, crafts and artists’ requisites industry. It will be awarded for the 15th time in 2020. Messe Frankfurt awards the coveted prize in cooperation with publishers bit-Verlag.

Creative Impulse special exhibition
The special Creative Impulse section gives visitors a concise overview of the creative industry innovations.

The award is presented for the following categories:·      

  • Creative Product of the Year
  • Creative Tool of the Year
  • Creative Kit of the Year
  • Creative Book of the Year
  • NEW: Artistic Product of the Year

In addition, there is the special prize "Sustainable Product". This prize is awarded to a product from all entries in the five categories that reduces packaging in an exemplary manner and proves to be particularly environmentally friendly due to its nature or use.

All entries will be staged in a high-profile special exhibition at Creativeworld stating the submitting company and its stand number.


Creativeworld Academy: Testing stage

Workshop at Creativeworld Academy
Creativeworld Academy: Visitors can try out the exhibitors' innovations directly with professional instruction.

New name - proven concept. Creativeworld Forum is now called Creativeworld Academy. This is where workshops and product demonstrations take place on all four exhibition days, and where you can try out new materials and techniques. DIY icon and TV host Martina Lammel will take visitors through the programme.


Ensure your slot on the big stage at the Creativeworld Academy now!

As a Creativeworld exhibitor, you can apply for a slot on the stage to present your latest innovations, products, materials and techniques to trade visitors. Please note that the Academy is only intended for the presentation of new products and innovations. Would you like to participate? If so, please complete the registration form below and send it to by e-mail to

‘The workshops are received by the trade audience with great enthusiasm. The new products and materials are able to leave a far greater impression with a practical demonstration rather than a simple presentation on the exhibition stand.’

Martina Lammel, DIY icon and TV host

Fundraising campaign: Creative help

Donations from Creativeworld at the Kinderbüro in Frankfurt
Donations of around 90 Creativeworld exhibitors at the Frankfurter Kinderbüro offices.

Many thanks to all the exhibitors who donated products in 2019!

More than 90 Creativeworld exhibitors took part this year in our fundraising campaign for the Frankfurter Kinderbüro (children’s association). We were there at the beginning of March when immense numbers of donations were distributed to 50 Frankfurt children’s and youth facilities. The consistently positive feedback and huge vote of thanks from the teachers has shown us how important this initiative is in the future as well! So we’re appealing to you here now: Please donate again to this fantastic project in 2020!

A selection of artworks, which have been made from the materials donated, is on show in the in the 'KinderArt' exhibition at the Frankfurter Kinderbüro offices.

Read all about the fundraiser in this press release and see who attended 2019 year.

KinderArt! impressions

These children's artworks resulted from donations by the Creativeworld exhibitors. Together with all the children of Frankfurt, we say a heartfelt thank you. Click your way through the creative artworks.

KinderArt! Frankfurt
KinderArt! Frankfurt
KinderArt! Frankfurt
KinderArt! Frankfurt

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