Schedule of Events
As of August 31, 2017. Subject to change.
Toy companies and buyers looking to expand their reach beyond Fall Toy Preview and forge and strengthen relationships are encouraged to attend this training session on the many features and uses of ShopToys365.com, the play trade’s B2B digital marketplace. This free session can have a direct positive impact on your bottom line!
WIT Empowerment Day
This power-packed day includes keynote speakers, private pitch sessions, panels, and one-on-one mentoring with industry experts and is topped off with great networking at the Cocktails & Connections party. Get the complete details.
The Toy Association Member Meeting
Dallas Market Center, World Trade Center Atrium Lobby
Get your morning jolt with complimentary Starbucks coffee, light breakfast fare and Toy Association President and Chief Executive Steve Pasierb. This special gathering is an opportunity for members to review and approve a range of updates to association bylaws. Members of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee will be on hand to take your questions and learn your ideas for our future. Open to all; no registration required.
Opening Night Party
Grand Pavilion, 1st floor, Trade Mart Building
Networking shifts into high gear as Day One of the show floor closes and the Fall Toy Preview Opening Night Party draws attendees and exhibitors for fun, food, cocktails, and entertainment all while supporting the Toy Industry Foundation. Official Fall Toy Preview exhibitors receive two complimentary tickets Additional tickets are only $25 each and can be ordered when you register for Fall Toy Preview. All proceeds benefit the Toy Industry Foundation.
Young Professionals Network (YPN) Happy Hour
Gossip Bar at the Hilton Anatole Dallas, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway
Mix and mingle with fellow young professionals immediately following the close of the show on Wednesday. Admission is free; young professionals from The Toy Association and Licensing Industry Merchandising Association (LIMA) member companies receive one complimentary drink. Light bites will be served. Cash bar available for additional food and drinks.
Toy Bank Collection
The official charity of Fall Toy Preview, the Toy Industry Foundation’s Toy Bank, collects donated product from exhibitor booths at the show's close to put smiles on the faces of deserving Dallas area kids. All exhibitors are encouraged to donate toys. Drop off your donation form and learn more at booth 12-2324 on the 12th floor. Every toy counts!