Windy City to Heat up with ChiTAG Festival of Toys, Games and Inventors

October 21, 2013 | Fun seekers both young and old will descend upon the windy city later this fall to participate in a festival of play, inventors, toys and games during the 11th Annual Chicago Toy &  Game (ChiTAG) Week, to be held from November 21-24, 2013 in Chicago, IL.

Throughout the week, the Chicago Toy & Game Group will host a range of events to promote the power and joy of invention in social, educational and professional environments, including the 11th annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair, the 6th annual Toy & Game Inventor of the Year (TAGIE) Awards, the Young Inventor Challenge, and various professional development workshops and networking opportunities for inventors.

The Toy Industry Association (TIA) has announced that it will once again be a sponsor for the week’s activities.

“We are proud to support the work of the Chicago Toy & Game Group as it hosts the largest gathering of industry professionals celebrating the U.S. inventor community,” said Carter Keithley, President of TIA. “We look forward to participating in ChiTAG’s exciting line-up of events that will honor, support and shine a light on the creative individuals who design innovative playthings that delight kids of all ages.”

The following is a breakdown of the week’s major activities:

For complete details about all of the week’s activities, visit the Chicago Toy & Game Week’s “Events” page.