Events & Trade Shows

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Toy Fair NY ’22 Invites Toymakers to Reach International Audiences as Registration Opens
October 19, 2021
Attendee registration for Toy Fair New York 2022 has been open less than two weeks and already retailers from around the world have signed up for the show, which will take place Saturday, February 19 to Tuesday, February 22 at the Javits Center in New York City.

Registration is Open for Toy Fair NY ’22
October 5, 2021
After nearly two years since the last time the international toy community gathered at Toy Fair New York, anticipation is building for the 118th Toy Fair, taking place Saturday, February 19 through Tuesday, February 22, 2022, and registration for attendees is officially open.

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Required to Attend Toy Fair NY ‘22
September 28, 2021
In keeping with New York City’s indoor activity guidelines and the Javits Center’s own policy requiring proof of vaccination for admission to events, Toy Fair New York ’22 will require all attendees to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination.

Apply by October 1 for the Chance to Connect with Family Dollar Buyers
September 27, 2021
Toy companies will have an opportunity to present their playthings to Family Dollar buyers on October 25, as part of The Toy Association’s ongoing series of virtual product previews hosted in partnership with North American retailers.

Toy Association Announces Private Preview with Office Depot (October 14)
September 20, 2021
Continuing to create new opportunities for toy manufacturers to get their products onto store shelves, The Toy Association has announced an upcoming virtual private preview with buyers at Office Depot, taking place October 14.

Mojo Nation Announces Winners of Virtual Play Creators Awards
September 6, 2021
As part of its 2021 virtual Play Creators Festival, Mojo Nation announced the winners of its annual Play Creators Awards, which celebrates the achievements of the global toy and game designer community across nine categories.

The Toy Association Announces Postponement of Toy Fair Dallas to 2022
August 30, 2021
In response to challenges posed by the Delta variant of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Toy Association has announced the official postponement of Toy Fair Dallas, which was planned to take place October 5 to 7.

Thousands of Ready-to-Ship Products Available on Toy Fair Everywhere
August 17, 2021
With shipments of toys backed up in ports from China to Los Angeles, Toy Fair Everywhere is helping toy companies with ready-to-ship products connect with buyers looking to stock their shelves in Q4.

Book a Meeting with The Toy Association's Trends Team
August 9, 2021
Will your company be showcasing toys in Dallas? Do you have a trendy product line to share? The Toy Association’s trends team wants to hear from you.

TOTY 2022: Nominations Due August 31
August 5, 2021
Don’t forget to submit your nominations for The Toy Foundation’s 2022 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards by Tuesday, August 31 at midnight (Eastern)!

New Q4 Trends Presentation Heads to Toy Fair Dallas
July 19, 2021
Want to get the latest scoop on toy trends ahead of the holiday season? The ToyAssociation is following up its popular Q1 toy trends briefing with an update at Toy Fair Dallas this October that will look at what has accelerated or emerged in the trends space since Q1.

Nominations Open for The Toy Foundation’s 2022 TOTY Awards
July 13, 2021
Nominations for The Toy Foundation’s 2022 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards opened last week, and contenders are already vying to be recognized as the top toys, games, and properties of the year. The deadline to submit products for consideration is August 31.

Take a 'Virtual Recess' with The Genius of Play & Women in Toys
July 1, 2021
The Toy Association’s Genius of Play initiative is encouraging all play professionals to take a “play break” this summer through a series of weekly virtual events, developed and hosted in partnership with Women in Toys, Licensing, and Entertainment.

Bring Summertime Fun to Kids in Underserved Communities: Donate to TTF’s Summer Toy Drive
June 24, 2021
The Toy Foundation (TTF) is reminding toy manufacturers and distributors there’s still time to donate toys and games to thousands of deserving children this summer.

Toy Fair Everywhere Opens Toy Buying Events to New Sellers
June 22, 2021
Manufacturers looking for new ways to get their products on shelves are invited to participate in Toy Fair Everywhere’s exclusive targeted product category buying events.