Advocacy

 

We advocate for our members on three levels

Federal

Federal

We work with Congress and the administration so the industry’s position is understood and existing laws are enforced and interpreted fairly.

International

International

We monitor trade and global regulatory/legislative issues, and collaborate with international organizations to further toy industry goals.

State

State

We track legislation impacting the industry in all 50 states, and take action on state bills that directly impact the toy industry.

Member resources

The Toy Association is the voice of the toy industry and a partner to your business. We continually address evolving safety, legislative, and trade issues. And we offer members exclusive services, tools, content, and events. These members-only benefits keep you at the forefront of the global toy business.

Federal and State Government Affairs Committees

These members-only groups help shape the Association’s legislative activities.

Legislative and Safety Updates

Our bulletins feature updates on laws and regulations impacting the industry.

Issue Briefs & Guides

Members-only briefs provide introductory overviews on industry issues and legislation.

State

We work with members to educate lawmakers on key issues impacting the toy industry, and to identify and respond to priority legislation in all 50 states. Each year, the Toy Association acts on more than 100 key bills that have a direct impact on the toy industry.

Toy Safety Laws

Here is a list of current state laws regarding toy safety.

Download the list of state toy safety laws (xsl format)

Member resource

State Legislative Tracking System

Monitor more than 100 key bills across dozens of states that could directly impact the toy industry with this vital, members-only tool.

International

The toy industry is a global business with many moving parts. We have our finger on the pulse of the latest global issues and work with peer organizations across every continent to ensure best business practices and the safety of children and factory workers. As a member of The Toy Association, stay up-to-date every step of the way.