Baby & Children's Product News

AUG-SEP 2018

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12 BABY & CHILDREN'S PRODUCT NEWS ™ The Plaza™ provides a new experience for retailers to engage with exhibitor's products in a Parisian style marketplace. Exhibitors will parcipate in an open and welcoming environment without the restricons of a finite booth space. Retailers will be able to move freely around The Plaza without the limitaon of drapes or walls and experience mulple products from different exhibitors all at once. The Bouque Marketplace™ is designed for trendy, stylish clothes, accessories, gis, specialty products, or services targeng clientele in the independent retail market. Manufacturers who exhibit in the exclu- sive Bou-que Marketplace specialize in a wide array of products targe-ng this important industry seg- m ent The ABC Inven-on Connec-on® is designed to give the juvenile products community an inside look at the next big product that could revolu-onize the industry. This unique space creates an opportunity for in- ventors to gauge interest in their innova-ve products which have not yet hit the market, and provides ac- cess to manufacturers seeking licensing or sales opportuni-es. Maternity Square® provides a unique pla,orm for maternity-related product manufacturers to reach a niche market that they may not find at other events. The Maternity Square showcase features a wide va- riety of maternity items such as clothing, lingerie, personal care, and beauty products as well as with fashion and accessory items such as diaper bags, nursing products, slings and covers. Naturally Kids® is a pavilion of juvenile products manufacturers that focus on producing eco-friendly products that are healthy for growing families. In addi-on, they demonstrate a responsibility to the planet and its natural resources. All applicants to this pavilion will be reviewed by an independent juried panel. Modern Child® is a pavilion of juvenile products manufacturers who focus on contemporary designs and high func-onality. This sec-on of the show represents the most modern design elements within numer- ous product categories. Applicants will be reviewed by an independent juried panel. Manufacturer's products are reviewed every 3 years in order to maintain compliance with Modern Child selec-on criteria The NEW ABC Solu-ons Center is dedicated to the latest tools, technologies, and resources to enhance a company's retail business and return on investment. This pavilion features complimentary all-day bever- ages, conference sea-ng, charging sta-ons, complimentary wifi, branded kiosks, and conference rooms for rent. ABC Kids Expo connects buyers with the latest manufactured innova-ons of digital paren-ng and baby gadgetry. These specialized exhibitors are where buyers can go to purchase the latest technologically ad- vanced products in baby gear, educa-onal apps or games, robo-cs, toys, virtual reality entertainment, and more. A hands-on experience with the leading innovators in the juvenile products industry's toy, game, and recrea-onal products sector. At the Play Zone™, retailers will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with brands and products. Play Zone exhibitors provide retailers with fun and engaging products that are taking the market by storm and that are posi-vely impac-ng the juvenile products industry toy sector. The Daily Living™ exhibitors bring together essen-al products that complete today's family rou-nes. Many of these exhibitors' products have revolu-onized the juvenile products industry and feature prod- ucts that focus on baby care, safety products, personal care, and travel products. A.endees can discover the unique array of must-have products that have become part of the everyday modern family rou-ne. For the On The Go parent, these products are convenient to use, easy to assemble, and full of innova-on and imagina-on. These manufacturer's products are an integral part of the parent on-the-go and in- cludes car seats, strollers, carriers, front and back packs, diaper bags, and more. The Home Furnishing exhibitors at the ABC Kids Expo focus on products that turn a house into a home and breathe energy into playrooms, nurseries, and throughout the home. Many of theses manufacturers are recognized as the premier names in the industry. Feeding, Health & Nutri-on exhibitors make meal-me fun as they align today's consumer with products to promote healthy ea-ng for babies, toddlers, and children. From breast pumps to bo.les to snack stor- age, this space focuses on the best feeding supplies for infants and toddlers. On The Plaza Boutique Marketplace Invention Connection Maternity Square Naturally Kids Modern Child Solution Center Tech Center Play Zone Daily Living On The Go Home Furnishings Feeding, Health & Nutrition A new, stream-lined and re-engineered trade show floor includes some new area designations and will offer one or more of the fol- lowing amenities: seating or lounge furniture, food, and/or plug-ins for mobile devices in order to facilitate networking among retail- ers and exhibitors. In addition, some of these areas may include opportunities for either hands-on product demonstrations or for mini education sessions. The lounge and/or stage areas are designed to keep retailers and exhibitors engaged on the trade show floor. Show Floor In addion to the Desnaon Centers featured above, all exhibitors will be able to select their primary product category, based upon the lisngs shown below. Retailers will be able to search out for company informaon based upon the primary category selected.

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