Buyers, retailers, and media representatives wanting to attend Insights-X Online can now sign up through the website www.insights-x.online/en from 1st October. The virtual industry gathering, organised by Spielwarenmesse eG, is free of charge for all attendees and once they have registered, they can start planning their visit to the three-day Online Live Event. Registered participants will be able to use several functions even before the new platform launches on 14th October.
The Exhibitors and Products section provides an overview of all the companies appearing at Insights-X Online. On completion of the registration process, buyers and retailers can book one-to-one business appointments with brand manufacturers and suppliers even before the Online Live Event gets underway. Companies appearing at the event include names such as Edding, Faber-Castell and Pelikan, as well as Pilot Pen, Stabilo, Staedtler and Uhu. Returning to the event are firms such as Deuter, Lindauer, Sigel and Thorka with its McNeill brand. The new format has also attracted first-time suppliers such as Becker & Becker (Grafik Werkstatt), Jung Verpackungen, Fresk and Pinselfabrik Hans P. Maier.
The programme for the Online Live Event can likewise be found on the website from 1st October. Registered participants can sign up in advance and free of charge for numerous live workshops and product presentations organised by the companies. Among them is Colop, the internationally leading manufacturer of modern stamps and marking devices, which is poised to showcase the digital solution E-mark and its many applications. In addition, Online Schreibgeräte will unveil new ideas for its Calli Brush Pens. In another live event, Wacom will demonstrate the benefits of its products and ‘digital ink technology’ for pupils and teachers in the realm of e-learning.
The Online Live Event also features a varied programme of talks. Twelve experts will share current and relevant insights into ten presentations during the InsightsTalks. The COVID-19 pandemic is posing huge challenges for brick-and-mortar retailers. How retailers can come through the crisis successfully is explained by Prof. Dr Ayelt Komus, Frank Rehme and Richard Gottlieb. Svenya Scholl, Judith Hellhake, Caroline Zöller, Andreas Kruse and Marco Atzberger, on the other hand, will explain what opportunities digitalisation can offer the retail trade. Jörg Winter, Dr Harald Käb, Lara Baschour and Lukas Burs will focus on their presentations on aspects of sustainability that are of particular interest to the trade. The talks will all be offered in German and English.
The programme for the Online Live Event is available from 1st October at www.insights-x.online/en.