• Messe Essen
  • 25. - 28. Oct. 2018

innoSPIEL Overview

Every year, the market for board and family games is growing. Thousands of games titles are vying for the attention of families, games enthusiasts and casual players alike. How, in a market that is constantly expanding, can customers be sure to find games that have an innovative element in them?
To this end, the city of Essen, together with the Friedhelm Merz Verlag as organizer of the international games event, have launched innoSPIEL – from now to be seen as a seal of approval and reliable mark of quality and innovative characteristics in games.

A qualified jury choses the innoSPIEL winner from the actual year’s range of games, ​outstanding with special innovative characteristics.

Members of the Jury are:
Michael Blumöhr, reviewer, organizier „Darmstadt spielt“
Christwart Conrad, reviewer, editor and author
Karsten Höser, publisher „Spielerei“ and „Spiel&Autor“
Matthias Nagy, Podcaster „Bretterwisser“ and editor
Nadine Pick, owner „Spielbrett Köln“
Christoph Post, Blogger „Brettspielbox“