Modern Child® is a showcase of juvenile products manufacturers, focused on contemporary design and high functionality. This juried section of the show represents the most innovative designs within numerous product categories. To exhibit in this area, each company must submit an application, along with the required documentation, to be juried by an independent selection committee consisting of five manufacturers, three independent retailers and 1 media company. Manufacturer's products are reviewed every 3 yearsin order to maintain compliance with Modern Child® selection criteria. Prior participation does not guarantee future acceptance.
- A focus on contemporary, modern and fashionable design in product and booth design
- Original, creative and authentic product design
- New and innovative use of materials
- Functional products that address and solve the needs of today's modern parent and child
- Consistent and continuous flow of new product development and innovation.
This committee will meet once a month for 5 months beginning in January, 2013 to review application submissions.
If approved, an application fee of $350 will be invoiced and is due within 10 days of receipt. This fee helps offset the cost of special pavilion carpeting, drapes, signage and publicity in the show directory and show floor plans.
All approved applicants will be required to provide a complete and detailed retailer customer list (store name, contact person, complete mailing address, e-mail) to the ABC Kids Expo for the sole purpose of creating special direct promotions to these retailers and encouraging registration and attendance at the expo.
Final deadline for application submission is: April 30, 2013.
The Modern Child Pavilion is now closed for applications
For more information on Modern Child®, please contact
Sarah Binkley at extension 111 or at firstname.lastname@example.org