Connect with Other Young Professionals
Who Share Your Passion for the Toy Industry
The Toy Industry Association Young Professionals Network is a special interest group for “young” toy industry professionals that is enthusiastically endorsed and supported by the Toy Industry Association.
Toy inventors and designers, licensors, manufacturers, retailers, and other industry professionals who are 35 or under can participate.
The TIA Young Professionals Network supports the growth and retention of “young” and “new” professionals in the toy industry through networking and social opportunities; education and information-sharing for professional development; participation with philanthropic organizations and community service; and more.
Its sponsored activities help members foster, early in their toy career, a high level of personal investment within the industry and develop successful career tracks.
Many TIA Young Professionals Network activities are free (or discounted) for representatives of TIA member companies. Individuals from non-member companies are welcome to participate in most activities for a modest fee.
Subscribe to the TIA Young Professionals Network mailing list to receive information about upcoming events and activities.
The TIA Young Professionals Network gives young toy industry professionals a forum to:
The TIA Young Professionals Network creates opportunities for members to come together for the purpose of networking, social opportunities, professional development, educational opportunities and community service. It offers a peer-to-peer support network for young professionals to share ideas, opinions and experiences.
The TIA Young Professionals Network focuses on professional development by providing educational content and resources of interest to young professionals, including seminars, webinars, research studies, career development resources [TIA Job Bank], and more.
The TIA Young Professional Network supports the Toy Industry Foundation and encourages young professionals to participate in local and national community service opportunities.
For more information about the Toy Industry Association Young Professionals Network and its activities, contact TIA’s Bernadette Boyle (646.454.5585) or check out the group's Facebook page.