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Children-Baby-Maternity Expo Innovation Product Awards call for nominations now open

Now in its fourth year, the call for nominations for 2012 Children-Baby-Maternity Expo (CBME) Innovation Product Awards, is now open until 31 May. The CBME Innovation Product Awards celebrates the most innovative products across Asia in design from function to creativity. Industry and community members can also participate in the awards by voting online ( from early June to 17 July and onsite at the 12 Annual Children-Baby-Maternity Expo from 18-20 July. The winners and finalists will be announced on 20 July at CBME 2012 which will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

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

Award Categories include:

  • Baby and Maternity Products
  • Babies’ and Children’s Furniture
  • Babies’ and Children’s Apparel
  • Toys, Educational Products and Souvenirs
  • Children-Baby-Maternity Food, Health Care Items

Winners of the 2011 CBME Innovation Awards include Beijing’s Inere International Trading Co. Ltd for their Lucky Rabbit Bed’s unique design; Hangzhou Sunrise Trade Co., Ltd’s MAM Perfect Pacifier withinnovative "caressing" features; and Shanghai Les Enphants Children Articles Co,. Ltd’s for their Joie Dining Chair and it’s easy to use features and comfort for babies.

"The Innovation Product Awards are one of the most popular activities onsite at CBME. Exhibitors and visitors alike participate actively every year in a combined goal to drive innovation and creativity for the children, baby, maternity industry," said Athena Gong, CBME General Manager. "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."