Protecting and Promoting Your Company:
Why Advocacy is Critical


Register Now


Registration Fee:

Members: Free
This is a members-only webinar.

Date & Time:

Thursday, June 9, 2022
2 to 3 p.m. (Eastern)


This webinar session will provide information on The Toy Association’s advocacy in support of our members and other key issues you need to know.

Who Should Attend:

All Toy Association members who care about how government can impact your business and possibly affect your company, products, and profitability.

What You Will Learn:

Toy Association members will learn about the External Affairs team’s advocacy efforts at the state, federal and international levels and how our team can directly assist when your business is facing a problem or threat. We will address the financial impact of certain legislation and regulation, tell you about the various issues you should be aware of, and inform how advocacy can help your company grow your business here and overseas. We will also show you how you can get in involved in our important advocacy work.


Ed Desmond, EVP, external affairs, The Toy Association

Presenters – Members of the External Affairs team:

Al Kaufman, SVP technical affairs

Joan Lawrence, SVP standards and regulatory affairs

Jennifer Gibbons, SVP government affairs