JUL 07

Feature Your Toys in our Mid-Year Trends Presentation During Toy Fair Everywhere


As a follow-up to The Toy Association’s popular toy trends briefing at Toy Fair New York, the Association’s trends team will reconvene virtually during Toy Fair Everywhere in August to look back at how toy trends have changed since February and the new ones that have emerged since then.

JUL 07

First-Ever “Toy Fair Everywhere” Virtual Market Week to Kick Off July 13


The first-ever Toy Fair Everywhere virtual market week, hosted by The Toy Association, will kick off next Monday, July 13. Nearly 150 exhibiting companies have signed on to showcase their hottest toys and games to global buyers and media vying to see what will be trending in Q4.

JUL 07

Influencer Choice List to Feature “Best of Toy Fair Everywhere”


The Toy Association has teamed up with Clamour, producers of the largest annual industry summit for professional online video influencers, for the first-ever Toy Fair Everywhere Influencer Choice List.

JUN 30

Use Toy Fair Everywhere to Drive Holiday 2020 Business


With the first virtual market week to open July 13, there’s still time for toymakers to register for The Toy Association’s Toy Fair Everywhere and take advantage of the platform’s resources ahead of fourth quarter. Market weeks will be held July 13 to 19, August 17 to 23, and September 14 to 20.

JUN 23

Toy Association Trend Team Highlights Toys of Toy Fair Everywhere


With the first Toy Fair Everywhere market week only weeks away, The Toy Association has already been at work promoting its first-ever digital event and exhibitors in broadcast segments around the country.

JUN 09

Put Your Q4 Drivers in Front of Influential Buyers Attending Toy Fair Everywhere


Add your company’s name to the list of more than 100 exhibitors showcasing product during The Toy Association’s first-ever series of virtual market weeks. Toy companies looking to get their product in front of key global retailers, during this time when in-person meetings aren’t possible, are encouraged to register for Toy Fair Everywhere.

JUN 08

FINAL REMINDER: Toy Industry Hall of Fame Nominations Due This Friday


Do you know a deserving individual who has had an outstanding impact on the toy industry? If so, be sure to nominate your friend, family member, or colleague for induction into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame. The deadline is this Friday, June 12.

MAY 22

Toy Fair New York Takes Home Top Honors


Toy Fair New York, the largest toy show in the Western Hemisphere produced by The Toy Association, has been recognized by two leading awards programs for both its 2019 show and its 2020 show marketing campaign in collaboration with T3Expo Marketing.

MAY 19

Attend a Zoom Toy Fair Everywhere Q&A on May 21


The Toy Association is reminding confirmed and prospective exhibitors to attend a live one-hour Zoom session this Thursday, May 21 at 11 a.m. (Eastern) to have any questions they may have about the digital event answered.

MAY 18

REMINDER: Submit Your Nominations for the 2021 Toy Industry Hall of Fame Inductees


The Toy Association reminds toy professionals to submit their nominations for the Toy Industry Hall of Fame – the highest honor bestowed upon individuals in the toy industry – by Friday, June 12.

MAY 15

Ask the Association: Join Us for a Live Toy Fair Everywhere Q&A


As the industry gears up for the first-ever Toy Fair Everywhere market week in July, The Toy Association invites confirmed and prospective exhibitors to join a live Zoom session on Thursday, May 21 at 11 a.m. (Eastern) to answer their most pressing questions.

MAY 12

What You Need to Know About Toy Fair Everywhere


Members of the toy community are adapting to an uncertain world as they prepare for the all-important fourth quarter – and The Toy Association has created Toy Fair Everywhere to help.


‘Toy Fair Everywhere’ Webinar Recording Now Available


A recording of the May 7 webinar featuring a live demo of the Toy Fair Everywhere platform is now available.

MAY 08

Mojo Nation Partners with The Toy Association for Virtual Play Creators Festival 2020


This year’s Play Creators Festival, produced by Mojo Nation in partnership with The Toy Association, will be an expanded virtual event spanning two weeks this September.

MAY 05

The Toy Association Taps Southard Communications for ‘Toy Fair Everywhere’


Southard Communications has been hired by The Toy Association as the public relations agency of record for Toy Fair Everywhere, the Association’s new series of virtual market weeks.


New Webinar Offers Toy Fair Everywhere Live Demo


Companies still have time to register for The Toy Association’s upcoming “Toy Fair Everywhere: How to Keep Your Business Going & Growing” webinar on Thursday, May 7.

MAY 04

Toy Industry Hall of Fame: 2021 Nominations Now Open


The toy and play community is invited to submit nominees for induction into The Toy Association’s Toy Industry Hall of Fame. Nominations may be submitted online through June 12, 2020.

APR 30

Toy Association Virtual Town Hall Meeting Sparks Discussion about Critical Issues Impacting Members


Toy Association executive staff spoke with a small group of Toy Association member companies during its first-ever virtual town hall meeting on April 30, sparking conversations about potential ways the Association can further help members of all sizes and types as they navigate the current pandemic and beyond.

APR 28

Toy Fair Everywhere Live Demo & Insider Tips to Maximize Market Week


The Toy Association will host a new webinar, “Toy Fair Everywhere: How to Keep Your Business Going & Growing,” on Thursday, May 7 at 2 p.m. (Eastern) for prospective participants in the new series of market weeks created in response to COVID-19.