TIA's International Conference of Play Professionals

PlayCon is the toy industry’s premier annual gathering for play professionals who are looking to network with peers and industry icons and receive cutting edge research, ideas and inspiration.

This three-day conference features general assembly presentations by industry influencers and thought-leaders, interactive workshops, networking lunches, evening events, social activities and more!

>>> Register Now for PlayCon 2016 <<<

Date & Location

May 2-4, 2016
The Miami Beach Edition Hotel
2901 Collins Ave., Miami, FL 33140
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2016 Keynote Presenters

 Gutsche  Hertz

Jeremy Gutsche
The Trend Hunter

Andy Hannan
Argos, UK

2016 Registration Fees

TIA Member Full Conference 

$1,195 per person
TIA Member Group Packages are available for multiple registrants from the same company:  3-pack: $2,730
5-pack: $4,265
10-pack: $8,030

Non-Member Full Conference $1,495 per person

Group Packages for members of WIT, ASTRA and LIMA may be purchased
when multiple registrants with membership in one of these
affiliated organizations register.
3-pack: $3,230
5-pack: $4,765
10-pack: $8,530

Each Registration includes admission to all educational sessions; the Opening Night Dinner on Monday evening; breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks and the Evening Reception on Tuesday; and breakfast and refreshment breaks on Wednesday.

Opening Night Dinner Only $300 per person

Tuesday Night Networking Reception  $150 per person

>>> Register Now for Playcon 2016 <<<


PlayCon’s official hotel is The Miami Beach Edition.

>>> Reserve Your Hotel Today <<<

Or call 786.257.4500 or 1.800.466.9695 and reference “PlayCon 2016”. A special group rate of $345.00++ is available for attendees when reservations are made by April 4, 2016.


General Inquiries

Kimberly Carcone
Senior Director, Market Events

Sponsorship Opportunities

Laura Mangiaracina
Manager, Advertising, Sponsorship and Promotions

Looking Back


May 12, 2015 | Leaders across the toy and play space gathered in Scottsdale, Arizona earlier this month to hear the latest market research and expert insights at PlayCon, the Toy Industry Association’s (TIA) International Conference of Play Professionals.

Held at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa, the event kicked off on April 29th with a lively evening of networking for 171 participants, featuring a dinner and Casino Night fundraiser in support of the Toy Industry Foundation.

PlayCon continued over the next two days with a program packed with cutting-edge content, addressing issues ranging from evolving consumer preferences and technologies to strategies for success at retail, all aimed at helping play professionals boost their business savvy and improve their bottom line.

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View the 2015 program-at-a-glance

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