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Hotel Bookings Open for Toy Fair®: Reserve Now for Best Rates & Availability

With preparations for Toy Fair® in full swing, The Toy Association™ has announced that hotel blocks are now open for the show, taking place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City.

 

April 11 Webinar to Address Global Shipping Challenges

Toy industry professionals are reminded to sign up for “2024 Shipping Issues Facing Toy Industry Examined,” an upcoming Toy Association webinar taking place Thursday, April 11 at 2 p.m. (Eastern).

 

The Toy Foundation™ to Kick Off LA Fall Preview Week with High-Energy FUNdraising Event

The Toy Foundation is hosting a fundraising event that will kick off The Toy Association’s LA Fall Preview Week (Sept. 9-13) and support of the toy industry’s shared commitment to achieving greater impact in the service and support of children in need around the world.

 

Join the Ultimate Destination in Play: Secure Your Booth Space for Toy Fair® ’25

As the countdown to Toy Fair® 2025 begins, The Toy Association™ has announced that general exhibitor applications are now open for the iconic event, taking place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City.

 

List Your Company for LA Fall Preview Activity

The Toy Association™ will extend invitations to its network of buyers and play professionals to schedule appointments for 2025 preview activity with all toy companies in the Los Angeles area in September.

 

LA Fall Preview Updates: Q&A with The Toy Association’s Kimberly Carcone

As anticipation builds for The Toy Association’s LA Fall Preview this September, Toy News Tuesday editors sat down with Kimberly Carcone, executive vice president of global market events at The Toy Association™, to catch up on all the news and buzz surrounding the marketplace.

 

April Webinar to Examine the State of Global Shipping

An upcoming Toy Association webinar will address global shipping challenges that are continuing to impact the toy industry.

 

Creative Factor Inventor Day Returns to Toy Fair® in 2025

Following a successful Creative Factor Inventor Day on March 4, during which selected inventors had their concepts reviewed by toy manufacturers, The Toy Association™ has announced that the event will return to Toy Fair® next March 2025.

 

Toy Fair® University Content Series Continues with Exclusive Educational Sessions

Toy industry professionals are encouraged to take advantage of the ongoing rollout of Toy Fair® University educational sessions, which The Toy Association™ is making available through on-demand video presentations.

 

Applications Now Open to Secure Space at The Toy Association™’s LA Fall Preview

Applications are now open for companies interested in securing showroom space in Los Angeles this fall as part of The Toy Association™’s LA Fall Preview.

 

The Genius Of Play™ Launches “Let’s Play – A Playbook for Kids of All Abilities”

The Genius of Play™, a national movement spearheaded by The Toy Association™ to raise awareness about play’s vital role in child development, marked the first day of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month today with the launch of “Let’s Play – A Playbook for All Abilities.”

 

Toy Fair® 2025: Renew Exhibit Space by February 29 & Other Key Dates to Know

Toy companies and play professionals interested in participating in the next Toy Fair®, taking place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City, are encouraged to take note of the several important announcements and reminders.

 

The Toy Association™ Addresses Global Product Safety at International Symposium

The Toy Association attended the ICPHSO 2024 Annual Meeting & Training Symposium, which brings together government agencies and product safety professionals from around the world to discuss consumer product safety issues.

 

Save the Date for The Toy Association™’s LA Networking Party (September 10)

All toy industry professionals are invited to a fun evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and networking at The Toy Association™’s LA Fall Preview Networking Party on Tuesday, September 10.

 

Member Exclusive: Latest Trend Hunter Report Highlights What’s New in AI

Toy Association members can now access a complimentary new Trend Hunter report that explores the latest innovations in AI, how consumer behavior is adapting to AI, and how AI is being incorporated in children’s products.