Creative Impulse 2020
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Innovation Award Creative Impulse 2020

The time has come again: The innovations of the creative industry have their big appearance at the Creative Impulse Innovation Award. The participation documents are ready for you.

The Creative Impulse Award is the most important award for hobby, craft and artists´ supplies and will be presented for the 15th time at Creativeworld from 25 to 28 January 2020.

Just in time, Messe Frankfurt and bit-Verlag have decided to add two new categories. "In addition to the well-known prizes for the product, the complete set, the tool and the book of the year, we are now looking for the artist´s product of the year for the 2020 event. This includes products such as brushes, easels and paper," says Michael Reichhold, Head of Creativeworld Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH. "With the new category, we want to offer innovations from this product group a larger stage, because there are exciting new products every year, especially in the graphic arts and artists´ supplies sector".
In addition, the special category "Sustainable Product" will be available for the first time. From all entries in the five categories, the special prize will be awarded to a product that reduces, optimises or avoids packaging in an exemplary manner and proves to be particularly environmentally friendly due to its composition or use. Manufacturers from the creative sector exhibiting at the leading international trade fairs Creativeworld and Paperworld in Frankfurt am Main can now apply for the Creative Impulse Award.

  • Special exhibition of all entries at Creativeworld
  • Bilingual print documentation as “take-away” at the show or for online viewing
  • 20 copies of the print documentation for promotional purposes
  • Preview and review in HobbyArt and by Messe Frankfurt
  • Each category‘s first winner receives a glass award
  • Each category’s first three rankings receive a certificate as well as rights of use for the Creative Impulse 2019 logo for their product

How to participate

Applicants Companies with offers for the creative industry may compete for the "Creative Impulse" innovation award. Participation in the exhibition sections Creativeworld/Paperworld is mandatory.

Criteria An independent jury of experts will only evaluate submissions that have established market maturity by the beginning of Creativeworld 2019.

Selection process The jury examines all entries submitted, evaluates them according to the criteria described above, and then determines the winners.

Participation documents Participation documents you can download here. In addition They can also be requested in writing to:
bit-Verlag, HobbyArt Innovationspreis, Fasanenweg 18, 70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen or per email:

The participation fee in all categories is EUR 250 per entry. The entry deadline for all documents and samples is 23rd November 2018.

The participation fee in all categories is 250 Euro for the first, 200 Euro for the second and 150 Euro for the third submission. The closing date for all documents and samples in all categories is 22 November 2019.

All entries will be staged in a high-profile special exhibition at Creativeworld 2019 stating the submitting company and its stand number. In addition, all entries will be published in a bilingual brochure which will be available on the day of the award ceremony and provided to all participating companies for their promotional purposes at no additional cost (20 copies). The documentation can also be downloaded from or from the trade fair homepage .

Award ceremony
The award ceremony takes place on 26th January, the first day of Creativeworld 2019. Each category’s first winner receives a glass award. All winners receive a certificate as well as a logo that can be used for promotional purposes. This seal of quality serves as an important sales pitch. The judges’ decision is final.