We accept the following conditions for entry:
Participation in the ToyAward is restricted to exhibitors at the 71st Spielwarenmesse®. Only products not been presented in this form at any Spielwarenmesse® before 2020 can be entered for the award.
Only fully finished products can be entered. The products have to be available for delivery from no later than 1 September 2020. Product drawings or non-working samples are not admissible for the competition.
Entries will be handled in strict confidence. The nominated products will not be announced until the main press conference of the Spielwarenmesse®, circa one week before the fair begins. The announcement of the winners and the award presentation takes place during the official opening ceremony of the Spielwarenmesse®.
Each company may enter maximum 3 products. All shipping and customs charges must be paid by the company entering. The product must be delivered free house, after receiving the sending request.
The product must be received by Spielwarenmesse eG in a fully assembled and working state. Necessary additions, e.g. batteries, have to be included.
The product will also be tested by the jury for its ease of operation. Spielwarenmesse eG accepts no liability for any damage occurring.
The winners agree to use the ToyAward logo on the product package.
The winning and nominated products will be made available for presentation purposes at the PressPreview and throughout the running time of the Spielwarenmesse® and can be collected from the ToyAward area (hall 3A) after 6 p.m. on the last day of the fair. The non-winning products cannot be returned by Spielwarenmesse eG, but they can be collected during the fair. The location and time of collection will be notified in due time.
Spielwarenmesse eG and any service providers commissioned by the former do not accept any liability for the loss or damage to products entrusted to them or their staff, except in the case of willful intent or gross negligence. Any liability shall be limited to the wholesale price of the product as a maximum.
Spielwarenmesse eG shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by third parties, and in particular by visitors of the Spielwarenmesse®.
All registered data and products, as well as their photos and product descriptions may be used by Spielwarenmesse eG for marketing and promotion campaigns on the ToyAward and for reports on novelties in the Spielwarenmesse® Media. On behalf of this, service partners of the Spielwarenmesse eG will receive these data following our data processing contracts. Furthermore, the data protection regulations of Spielwarenmesse eG apply.
Spielwarenmesse eG reserves the right to classify product submissions into other categories at its own discretion and to withdraw the award in the event of violation of the conditions for entry or the entry of counterfeit products.