The following directories list highly respected firms that offer a range of services for TIA members, helping you to connect with key partners and vendors, promote your brand, and improve your bottom line.

NOTE: These directories do not represent a recommendation from TIA of the organizations listed, nor is TIA responsible for the quality of work performed by these organizations. In some cases, information was provided by the listed organization and has not been verified by TIA. All listed service providers are associate members of TIA.


Media Planning

Blue Plate Media Services offer TIA members strategic, integrated media planning and best-rate placement to help your company reach kids, moms and families while maximizing your investment and driving your brands.

Blue Plate Media ServicesDavid Becker
Blue Plate Media Services, LLC
35 Maple Street 
Summit, NJ  07901 USA
Tel: 908-918-0202 ext. 14 

Promotional Firms

The promotional firms in this directory can help your company get the word out to the media and the masses about your company and product lines.  

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Looking for companies that provide toy distribution services in Canada? This directory can help.

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The various consultancies in this directory can assist your company in developing sound strategies surrounding product and packaging design, licensing, consumer testing, marketing and promotions, toy safety, and much more.

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This TIA directory lists inventors and designers who provide services to the toy and youth entertainment industries.

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The insurance brokers listed below have extensive experience in managing comprehensive insurance programs for toy manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers. Areas of expertise include property coverage, product liability and product recall, intellectual property infringement, ocean cargo & property, employee benefits programs, and more.

HUB InternationalHUB International
Benjamin Thrush
1065 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY  10018
Tel:  NYC Direct: (212) 338-2260
Tel: CT Direct: (203) 337-1868

York-Jersey Underwriters, Inc.York-Jersey Underwriters, Inc.
Robert Witkin
185 Newman Springs Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724-2649
Tel: (732) 842-2012 x331


These manufacturer representatives (i.e., agents that help sell a manufacturer’s product to wholesale and retail customers) can help grow your product’s market share in the U.S. and abroad.

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TIA members can receive discounts on FedEx Express and Ground services, international and domestic air freight shipments, marine cargo insurance, and more.

Keith Korhely
29077 Clemens Road
Cleveland, OH  44145
Tel: 800-599-2902 x2254
The TIA Shipping Program, managed by PartnerShip®, is a comprehensive inbound and outbound shipping program that combines simplicity, savings, and value to all TIA members. As the TIA-endorsed shipping management provider, PartnerShip works with nationally known carriers to provide unparalleled customer service and significant savings on every shipment. Visit for more information and to enroll.

Services:  FedEx services, LTL freight, tradeshow, and specialized shipping solutions

Toy Shippers Association (TOYSA)
Craig Akers
2001 Ford Circle Drive, Suite B Toy Shippers Association (TOYSA)
Milford, Ohio 45150
Tel: 513-489-7730 x180

Services:  International and domestic air freight, ocean freight contracts, marine cargo insurance


This TIA directory lists independent testing labs that conduct a wide range of tests to verify that your products comply with rigorous U.S. toy safety standards.

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Bernadette Boyle
Membership Manager

Toy Industry Association
1115 Broadway, Suite 400
New York, NY  10010