Pitch Your Toy Ideas to Top Companies at Toy Fair NY ’22 (Dec. 6 Deadline)

October 11, 2021 | Are you a creative inventor or designer looking to pitch your next great toy idea? The date is set for the third annual CF@TF Creative Factor Inventor Day, which offers the opportunity for creatives to pitch their ideas to influential toy and youth entertainment professionals at Toy Fair New York. Applications are open through December 6, 2021.

Presented by Creative Factor, The Toy Association’s immersive experience for all creative professionals, the event connects the inventor community ­directly with leading inventor acquisition executives from companies. In the past, participating companies have included Goliath, Jazwares, Lego, Mattel, PlayMonster, Ravensburger, Spin Master, Sideshow Collectibles, and more.

Pitch sessions will be held Friday, February 18, 2022, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, the day before Toy Fair New York opens. An online form and a 90-second video to support the written application must be submitted by the December 6 deadline. If selected, applicants will be notified by Friday, December 17.

"Creative Factor continues to help build an efficient pipeline of innovation for the industry and design community," said Kimberly Carcone, senior vice president of global market events at The Toy

Members of the Creative Factor advisory board, led by Brett Klisch of Peru Meridian Studios and Matt Nuccio of Design Edge, will spearhead the initial review and selection of applicants for participation in CF@TF Inventor Day.

Questions about applications for CF@TF Inventor Day may be directed to CreativeFactor@ToyAssociation.org. Toy Fair New York will take place Saturday, February 19 to Tuesday, February 22, 2022. Learn more at ToyFairNY.com.