ADMISSION POLICIES

  • 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.
  • Consumers are NOT eligible to attend.

Retailers and sales representatives are eligible for free admission. Certain categories of trade guests and non-exhibitors are eligible for admission for a fee. Each registrant must present both business credentials and employee identification.

Approval to attend Fall Toy Preview in past years does not guarantee entry.

Show management reserves the right to request additional documents if deemed necessary to qualify as a Retailer, Sales Representative or Trade Guest.

All attendees are qualified based on their primary business. Any misrepresentation of position will bar you and your organization from future TIA events.

Only major credit cards are accepted for on-site registrations. Cash will NOT be accepted.

Required Business Credentials

Retailers

Must submit 2 (two) of the following company credentials plus 1 (one) form of employee identification (see list of acceptable employee identification below).

  • Resale certificate
  • Recent wholesale invoice(s) from a toy manufacturer and billed to the company under which you are registering
  • Active company website through which company business can be validated
  • Store/commercial lease indicating type of business
  • Business card
  • Wholesalers, importers and exporters should provide samples of brochures, catalogs, etc. that show product selection and inventory (if no website available)
  • Letter of intent from a lawyer or bank on official letterhead stating your intent to start a business (Startups)

Sales Representatives

Must submit 1 (one) of the following company credentials plus 1 (one) form of employee identification (see list of acceptable employee identification below).

  • List of exhibiting lines you represent along with contact name and email for each line
  • If not currently representing any lines, letter from an exhibitor(s) (on their letterhead) confirming you have an appointment with them at the upcoming show

Trade Guests

Must submit 2 (two) of the following company credentials plus 1 (one) form of employee identification (see list of acceptable employee identification below).

  • Business license
  • Active company website through which company business can be validated
  • Letter from an exhibitor (on their letterhead) confirming that you have an appointment with them at the upcoming show
  • Must provide appropriate certification, professional designation or membership in an industry association (if no website available)
  • Business card
  • Letter of intent from a lawyer or bank on official letterhead stating your intent to start a business. (Startups)

Acceptable EMPLOYEE identification for Retailers, Sales Representatives and Trade Guests

Each attendee must submit at least 1 (one). This is in addition to company credentials.

  • Copy of cancelled company payroll check or pay-check stub (must be within 2 months)
  • Copy of most recent W-2 form
  • Copy of company credit card with both employee’s and company’s name
  • Copy of company insurance card with employee’s name

Fees

Retailers / Sales Representatives

Including wholesalers, importer-distributors and buying groups are eligible for free admission.

Non-Member Trade Guests

$175 until August 31, 2017
$275 beginning September 1, 2017

Members

Free

Government Employees*

Free

Non-Exhibitors

Applies to Vendors and Manufacturers
1st individual from a member company: Free
2nd individual from a member company: Free
3rd individual & beyond from member company: $500 each
Non-member: $1,725

Opening Night Party

$25

*Must provide government ID upon request. Subject to approval by show management.

 

Subject to change.