World's Largest Sourcing Event for Children Baby Maternity Product Holds Fifth Annual Innovative Products Awards

Call for Entries for Innovative Products Awards 2013

Feb 07, 2013, 06:01 ET from UBM Asia

SHANGHAI, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shanghai International Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME China) recognizes design excellence, product safety and creativity in the children, baby and maternity products industry with the Innovative Products Awards. Now on its fifth year, the call for entries for CBME China 2013 Innovative Products Awards is now open to all children, baby and maternity product manufacturers holding original certifications. Submission of entries is open from now until March 31, 2013.

Top six products from each category will be on exhibit at the Innovative Products Awards Pavilion during CBME China 2013 on July 17-19, 2013. Industry and community members can participate in the awards by voting onsite at CBME China at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Winners and finalists will be announced in an awards ceremony to be held in September.

"The Innovative Products Awards is one of the highlights at CBME China. Exhibitors and visitors actively participate every year. We hope that through the Innovative Products Awards we will continue to drive innovation, safety and excellence in the children baby and maternity industry," said Athena Gong, General Manager of CBME. "Furthermore, we pride ourselves in producing an awards program and exhibition that upholds the highest quality of certified products which also adheres to intellectual property guidelines and laws."

Originally conceived to encourage independent research and development on safer quality products for mothers and babies, the CBME Innovative Product Awards continues the tradition by providing a platform for inspiring innovative products meeting the highest standards. Award Categories include:

  • Best Baby Carriages and Car Seats
  • Best Children Beds and Furniture
  • Best Food and Healthcare Product
  • Best Baby Care Product
  • Best Toys, Educational Products 

For more information on CBME China and the Innovative Product Awards, visit

About Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME)

Held annually in Shanghai, the Children Baby Maternity Industry Expo (CBME) is the world's largest sourcing event for baby, children and maternity products in the world. This is the perfect business platform for buyers, manufacturers, distributors and suppliers in the industry to meet and do business in one venue.

CBME 2013 will be on July 17-19, 2013 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The event is expected to host 2,100 brands and 1,400 exhibitors in 138,000 square meters of exhibition space in 2013. For more information, please contact

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