Events & Trade Shows

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The Play Date Will Unveil New Toys & Hottest Trends Tomorrow
March 7, 2023
All the anticipation building up for the first toy media event of the year is almost over. The Play Date, the ultimate showcase for new-for-2023 toys and games, is taking place tomorrow, March 8.

Toy Fair™ Answers Demand for Halloween Opportunities with BOOlevard Showcase
March 2, 2023
There’s nothing spooky about this announcement: In response to high demand to participate in the already sold-out Halloween Pavilion, Toy Fair™ 2023 is introducing a brand-new area that creates additional display opportunities for Halloween-themed products.

Toy Community to Gather for ‘The Play Date’ Next Week
February 28, 2023
The toy community is buzzing with excitement to come together and showcase their new-for-2023 toys to top-tier media at “The Play Date” next week. The exclusive, media-only event, presented by The Toy Association and Adventure Media & Events, is taking place March 8 at the brand new etc.venues 360 Madison Avenue in New York City.

Toy Fair™ is 94 Percent Sold Out: Lock in Your Exhibit Space Today
February 21, 2023
Toy manufacturers worldwide are busy preparing for the highly-anticipated Toy Fair™, the most iconic event in the toy industry. Taking place September 30 to October 3 at the Javits Center in New York City, the show has already sold 94 percent of its available booth space.

‘The Play Date’ Celebrates International Women’s Day with WIT Partnership & Dedicated Product Area
February 14, 2023
As the toy community gets ready to showcase its new-for-2023 products to top-tier media at the The Play Date, The Toy Association and Adventure Media & Events have announced new show features to celebrate International Women's Day, which coincides with the event on March 8.

President’s Letter: For the Love of In-Person Product Discovery
February 14, 2023
Toy Association President & CEO Steve Pasierb shares commentary about the toy industry reuniting at recent global trade shows and how that enthusiasm will be carried forward with a reimagined Toy Fair this fall in New York City.

Exhibitor Spotlight: Crazy Aaron’s — ‘Something for Everyone’ at Toy Fair™ 2023
February 13, 2023
Toy News Tuesday editors caught up with Aaron Muderick, founder & executive chairman of Crazy Aaron’s and chairperson of The Toy Association Board of Directors, to learn about the company’s plans for Toy Fair™ 2023.

Webinar Reminder: Toy Fair Reimagination Awards 101
February 7, 2023
Toy Fair 2023 exhibitors are encouraged to sign up for “Toy Fair Exhibitor Academy: Reimagination Awards,” a Toy Association webinar taking place Thursday, February 16 at 2 p.m. (Eastern).

‘Toy Fair University’ Presentation Applications Advance to Review Stage
February 6, 2023
The Toy Fair team is currently reviewing "Toy Fair University" applications and will announce session and speaker details in late spring.

Toy Fair 2023 to Spotlight Pet Products at New Showcase
January 31, 2023
Toy Fair 2023 will feature a new “Pet PLAYce” showcase as a direct response to the growing segment of toy companies entering the pet product industry.

Latest Toys & Trends to be Revealed at The Play Date
January 30, 2023
The countdown is on to The Play Date, the premiere Q1 toy media event presented by The Toy Association and Adventure Media & Events, taking place March 8, 2023 at the brand new etc.venues 360 Madison Avenue in New York City.

Halloween Takes Center Stage at New Toy Fair Pavilion
January 23, 2023
The brand-new Halloween Pavilion at Toy Fair will spotlight products and experiences unique to the holiday to help attendees plan for the 2024 Halloween season.

Hottest Toy Trends of 2023 to be Unveiled at The Play Date
January 20, 2023
Mark your calendars for The Toy Association’s annual “Toy Trends Briefing,” taking place March 8 at The Play Date, the exclusive Q1 media-only event presented by The Toy Association and Adventure Media & Events in New York City.

Toy Fair 2023: Everything Exhibitors Need to Know About the Reimagination Awards
January 16, 2023
The Toy Association will host an "Exhibitor Academy" session on February 16 at 2 p.m. (Eastern) that will provide Toy Fair exhibitors with essential information as they prepare their booth designs for the reimagined show.

‘The Play Date’ Offers Multiple 2023 Product Exposure Opportunities to Exclusive Media
January 10, 2023
The Toy Association and Adventure Media & Events have joined forces to allow toy manufacturers to showcase their 2023 lineups for an exclusive group of media at “The Play Date,” taking place March 8, 2023.