- The event exceeds expectations, with more than 3,600 registrations of points of sale, from more than 40 countries.
- Children’s fashion and childcare brands celebrate the results of the event, which has managed to reconnect all professionals in the children’s world.
BABYKID+FIMI, professional event in the children’s universe, successfully closes its second edition at Feria Valencia, an event marked by the expected reunion of all professionals in the children’s world, with renewed desire to reactivate the dynamics of the sector.
The influx of visitors and international buyers has exceeded all forecasts, adding more than 3.600 records of points of sale, from more than 40 countries. It is worth mentioning the presence of attendees from Europe (Italy, Portugal, Poland, Ukraine or Romania, among others), USA, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Lebanon or Israel, as well as from all over Latin America (Chile, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru or the Dominican Republic, among others).
On this occasion, BABYKID+FIMI, has shown an accentuated international character, thanks to the support of IVACE, Institut Valencià de la Competitivitat Empresarial, and ICEX, for the invitation to the foreign press, managing to surprise the exhibiting brands, which have far exceeded their expectations for this edition, of which they make a very positive balance.
Among the children’s fashion and footwear firms that celebrate the good results achieved, Creaciones Charo highlights the important presence of international clients from New York, Greece, Switzerland, Colombia or Costa Rica, with whom it has closed purchases and created contact, as well as a good distribution agreement with an Italian agent. “We are very satisfied.” In the same vein, from the firm BABIDIF they affirm: “We are pleasantly surprised. There has been a lot of movement, our expectations have been far exceeded.” For the Portuguese house Laranjinha, which celebrates its 40th anniversary, the impression has been very positive “We have been surprised. Our expectations have been exceeded. The sector needed professionals to be able to resume face-to-face contact again.” Also the brand of complements SIENA values in positive the face-to-face reunion with the professionals “People have come wanting to buy. It’s gone much better than expected.” For MonNuage “The fair has been a success, we have worked hard. We had the stand full every day and we have made very interesting contacts with international buyers. ” Likewise, paz Rodríguez highlights the number of international clients they have received, with whom they have made orders and future negotiations. “We are very satisfied.”
Likewise, childcare brands also show great satisfaction with the event. In the words of the Valencian brand CAMBRASS: “We are very happy with this edition, because it is the beginning after the pandemic. It’s very nice to see that customers feel like it again. It has been three very good days of fair that we did not expect. We have had many export customers and we are very grateful for the management that the fair has done with the invitation of international buyers.” Meanwhile, in the firm MINILAND highlight the illusion and the lively pace of work “There have been moments without stopping. Much better than we thought, really.” From BIMBI DREAMS they point out: “They have been very good days, both nationally and internationally. Especially for export, as this time it has been higher even than years before the pandemic. As for new customers, we have also gotten many and those who have gone on to order directly.” In the brand of dolls NINES D’ONEIL they say: “Our overall impression is very good. We left our first edition delighted, looking forward to the next one. We become super enriched on a cultural, personal and professional level. With a lot of new contacts and orders, that’s the important thing.” Likewise, from the German firm ABC DESIGN they make a very positive balance of this edition “The acceptance of the stores has been spectacular, for us it has been a platform. Very satisfied with the visits, more than expected, we will return in 2023″. Finally, in Micuna they declare “We are very satisfied, something so difficult and necessary has been recovered: THE ILLUSION. In 2023 more and better.”