Fall Toy Preview: First & Focused

Date & Location

Tuesday, September 27 – Thursday, September 29, 2016
Dallas Market Center / World Trade Center
Show Hours 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Event Description

Fall Toy Preview® is the TIA marketplace where savvy decision-makers from mass, long-lead and specialty retailers come to preview product for next year's all-important holiday season. In just 3 days under 1 roof, all buyers interested in previewing playthings of all kinds can shop hundreds of brands with one or more lines to reveal for Q4 2017 delivery. 

To Attend

>>> Registration open for Attendees <<<

Retailers, wholesalers, importer-distributors, buying groups and manufacturers' reps are eligible for free admission. Certain categories of trade guests and non-exhibiting manufacturers are eligible for admission for a fee; eligible trade guests who are TIA Members may attend at no charge. Each registrant must present both business credentials and employee identification.

Consumers*, suppliers to the trade including shippers, paper and packaging companies, graphic design firms, and any individual or company looking to sell their services to exhibitors, are NOT eligible to attend.

Learn more about registering for Fall Toy Preview.

Fall Toy Preview is open to the trade only; Fall Toy Preview is not open to the public.
No one under the age of 18, including infants, will be admitted.

Click here to view a list of who attends.

Housing & Travel

>>> Make your travel plans now <<<

onPeakThe ONLY official housing partner of Fall Toy Preview is onPeak (formerly Travel Planners). Please do not be fooled by other companies posing as an official provider. We strongly encourage you to avoid these other providers whenever you are planning housing and/or travel for a TIA go-to-market event.

Please be aware that if other companies contact you for bookings they are not authorized by TIA. Fall Toy Preview show management does not have the ability to resolve disputes with other companies on your behalf. Thank you for choosing onPeak.

Interested in Exhibiting?

Fall Toy Preview welcomes manufacturers and marketers who have even just one product ready to preview and who want to expand their customer base to include specialty, mass and long-lead. The industry's singular Q4 preview event now features a variety of booth options to accommodate private appointments as well as walk-in business. Open booth displays enable exhibitors to highlight items from their 2017 lines and inspire buyers to discover new products, trends and suppliers.

Submit your exhibit space application today or contact your Account Executive for more information.
For company names beginning with:

A-F and X, Y & Z:
Simon Yung
Leigh Carleu

Ava Slepicoff

Already exhibiting?

Fall Toy Preview Events

Women In Toys Empowerment Day

Monday, September 26 – the day before the Preview opens
World Trade Center Hall of Nations - Dallas Market Center

This power-packed day includes private Pitch Sessions, interactive Info Sessions, informative Panel Discussions, and great networking at our Cocktails & Connections party to wrap up the day. Learn more about Empowerment Day.


Tuesday, September 27
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Grand Pavilion, 1st Floor, Trade Mart Building - Dallas Market Center

Network, eat, drink and have fun all while supporting the Toy Industry Foundation at the Fall Toy Preview Opening Night Party. Official Fall Toy Preview exhibitors receive two complimentary tickets. Additional tickets are only $25 each and can be ordered when you register for Fall Toy Preview. All proceeds benefit the Toy Industry Foundation.

TIA Young Professionals Network Happy Hour

Wednesday, September 28
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Gossip Bar in the Hilton Anatole, Dallas
RSVP by September 23

The TIA Young Professionals Network will host a cocktail party immediately following the close of Fall Toy Preview in Dallas on Wednesday night. All industry professionals, 35 and under, are encouraged to attend. Admission is free. Please bring a business card. Young professionals from TIA member companies will receive one complimentary drink. Cash bar available and light appetizers will be served.


Toys donated from your exhibit space to Toy Industry Foundation's Toy Bank and proceeds from the Opening Night Party help deliver the magic of play to children in need. Join us in putting smiles on the faces of foster children, military families, children facing life-threatening illnesses, and kids living in poverty. Together, we’ll show kids in need that we care!


Kimberly Carcone
Senior Director, Market Events