TIA's Knowledge Network
TIA has a year-round commitment to providing educational content and resources to its members:
TIA’s webinars are presented by staff and outside experts to provide toy industry stakeholders with a deeper understanding of multiple topics, including safety and legislative updates; testing and reporting requirements; recalls; public relations and communications; international and trade topics; and more. Webinars are free to TIA members and available to non-members for a fee; they are also recorded and available for download following the live event.
Toy Fair Educational Sessions
The American International Toy Fair offers industry professionals a wide range of premiere educational and networking opportunities designed to enhance the business and play experience for every attendee. Seminars held throughout the show provide tips, news, and strategies to toy inventors and designers, specialty and independent retailers, creative professionals, small business owners, and much more.
Annual Safety Compliance Update
TIA annually hosts its Toy Safety Compliance Update at the American International Toy Fair in February. Typically a three-hour seminar, the in-depth educational session contains important news and developments related to toy safety laws and other updates on legislative and regulatory activities pertinent to toy industry stakeholders. The session is free for TIA members and available to non-members for a fee.
China Toy Safety Seminar
TIA staff travels regularly to China to host a free toy safety training session for the managers and staff of local Chinese manufacturers producing toys and children’s products for the U.S. marketplace.
TIA’s resource and networking conference for international play professionals.
TIA’s conference for the Association’s designer and inventor community.