Fair profile


The trade fair for paper, office supplies and stationery

Insights-X is an up-and-coming expo developed for and with the industry. This is where leading brand manufacturers and suppliers of all sizes meet up with industry professionals and decision-makers. Every autumn, it offers innovations and trends relating to the office, school and hobby sectors for the coming business year.

4 – 6 October 2018

Save the Date!

Thursday – Friday 9 am – 7 pm (admission until 6 pm)
Saturday 9 am – 6 pm (admission until 5 pm)

Nuremberg Exhibition Centre
Messezentrum 1
90471 Nuremberg, Germany



The InsightsArena inspires members of both industry and trade to engage in a cooperative dialogue. The lounge and catering are designed to create a relaxed atmosphere for pleasant and productive discussions. The integrated PartnerLounge offers a platform to our partners, such as purchasing cooperatives and industry and trade associations. Hands-on activities from exhibitors in the InsightsArena Studio complete the concept.

Exhibitors – 5 reasons to participate

1. You have the attention of the industry and the media

Showcase your new products for the upcoming season during the month of October already and create visitor-participation campaigns to attract the attention of visitors and the media.
With attractive fringe events that range from an opening to a blogger tour, we will draw the right visitors, journalists and media representatives for you to the trade fair.

2. Benefit from individual concepts from the fair manufactory

The Insights-X fair concept will progress with the support from exhibitors and industry representatives, made possible by the cooperative trade fair organiser, Spielwarenmesse eG.
This creates tailored services for the stationery industry and for you.

3. You personally coordinate the arrangements for your trade fair showcase

Your contact person from the Insights-X team and our international network of representatives are personally at your disposal with advice and support.
This means you may plan your trade fair showcase with total ease of mind. You are given various marketing materials and advice on who to partner with for advertising, booth construction and logistical services.

4. You make new contacts and liaise with existing clients in a relaxed environment

Personal exchange is your priority.
With a lounge area at the InsightsArena and the After Hour event on the first evening of the trade fair to which visitors will also be invited, you will find the right setting for relaxed talks with business partners and prospective customers.

5. The entire sector meets in Nuremberg

Numerous renowned makers and brands attract a broad visitor spectrum to Nuremberg.
In addition to buyers and decision-makers from the international stationery trade, you will meet the most important associations and industry representatives at the fair. To wrap things up, you will find a budget-friendly infrastructure and framework in the exhibition city.







5 reasons to come and visit

1. Discover new products sooner

Discover the trends and new products of the upcoming season as early as October already.
The timing of the trade fair fits perfectly with your schedule and allows you to plan for the coming financial year as early as autumn.

2. Focus on the task ahead and be relaxed about it

Forget everything you know about hectic trade fairs. Talk to exhibitors without the usual pressure –
either at the booth, during a visitor-participation campaign, or at the lounge of the InsightsArena. The After-Hour event on the first evening of the trade fair is a further great opportunity for you to continue your dialogue while enjoying a glass of wine.

3. Efficiency is your name, because you came prepared

Thanks to convenient visitor services like personalised pre-fair support available through the hotline or on location, from the trade fair management, online catalogue and App, your preparation was fast and easy.
Information about budget-friendly travel arrangements and accommodations make your visit a breeze. Thanks to the integrated VGN pass you can use Nuremberg’s public transport system while visiting the trade fair, free of charge.

4. Actively co-create

At the Insights-X, you not only see products – you experience them! The exhibitor campaigns invite visitors to participate and trial different things.
Learn new things about different products and be inspired for new campaigns at your own shop.

5. Get to know your industry from its most appealing side

Numerous renowned brand producers of the national and international paper, office supplies and stationery industry come together at the Insights-X.
Parallel events by the industry, trade and associations make Nuremberg the home of the stationery industry. An attractive infrastructure which accommodates even price-conscious visitors increases the attractiveness of the exhibition city, Nuremberg.

Your local contact

Please get in touch with your local contact if you have any questions or require a quote.

For the UK and Ireland, please contact

Insights-X_UK_David_Owen_110x110Pattern Limited

David Owen
2nd Floor, Unit 16, Blue Lion Place
GB-SE1 4PU London
Telephone: +44 20 3375 8230
Fax: +44 20 7378 0215