Apply by July 12 to Present on the Toy Fair® University Global Stage

toy-fair university 2023July 8, 2024 | Industry thought leaders have until this Friday, July 12 to submit presentation applications for Toy Fair® University, taking place throughout Toy Fair from March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City. Experts are invited to submit for a chance to transform their research, ideas, case studies, and best practices into an enriching session for show attendees.

Toy Fair University will feature a wide range of experts and provide access to the strongest, most comprehensive thought leadership in the global toy and play industry. Session topics may include manufacturing, retail, shipping, trends, technology, e-commerce, licensing, legal, packaging, inventing and designing, and more. Additional perspectives from adjacent industries and topics beyond the traditional toy industry are also welcome to provide Toy Fair University attendees with a competitive edge in the market. Speakers must be available to present in person during Toy Fair and participate in an audience Q&A post-session.

Completed speaker applications are due July 12. Accepted presenters/sessions will be notified by September 6. If selected, final session material must be submitted to show management for review by January 17, 2025.

Sessions are open to all Toy Fair participants and will be recorded. Click here to view sessions from Toy Fair 2023.

More details on Toy Fair University’s presentation application, session topics, target audiences, and review and selection process are available here. Contact Jackie Retzer, The Toy Association’s director of event management, with any questions about Toy Fair’s call for presentations.

Toy Fair® will take place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City. Companies can apply to exhibit today. Attendee registration will open in October. Hotel bookings are now open. Visit to learn more.