Creative Factor Inventor Day Returns to Toy Fair™ 2023

March 27, 2023 | Toy inventors and designers are invited to apply for a chance to pitch their ideas to top toy and youth entertainment professionals and manufacturing partners at Toy Fair™ this fall. The Creative Factor Inventor Day program is now accepting submissions through Friday, June 30.

The pitch event will be held Tuesday, October 3, at the Javits Center in New York City. To apply, an online form and a 90-second video to support the written application must be submitted by the June 30 deadline. If selected, applicants will be notified by August 1.

“Having the opportunity to pitch your ideas to industry professionals and potential manufacturing partners at Creative Factor’s Inventor Day is a priceless opportunity for toy inventors and designers to turn their dreams into reality,” said Kimberly Carcone, executive vice president of global market events at The Toy Association. “It's a chance to showcase their creativity and innovative ideas to some of the biggest players in the industry and potentially launch their products on a global stage.”

Questions about applications for Creative Factor Inventor Day may be directed to Jacqueline Retzer, The Toy Association’s director of event management.

Toy Fair will take place September 30 to October 3 in New York City. Attendee registration will open in April. Visit to learn more.