Class is Back in Session at Toy Fair® this Fall

August 31, 2023 | The return of a reimagined Toy Fair also brings back the industry’s top educational programming, and this year, the event will host its most comprehensive lineup yet during “Toy Fair University.” The program brings together the strongest thought leadership in the global toy and play industry and will take place throughout all four days of the show, taking place September 30 to October 3 at the Javits Center in New York City.

With more than 30 sessions taking place, topics in each track will cover the evolution of retail, business development, the supply chain, the profitability of the metaverse, toy and play trends, global market research, product safety, and topics specific to the needs of inventors and entrepreneurs.

Attendees are encouraged to download the Toy Fair mobile app, powered by Connetix, on the App Store or Google Play Store today to browse through each educational track and start building their schedules.

“Our Toy Fair educational program is thoughtfully designed to tackle the industry's most critical challenges, equipping attendees with essential knowledge to stay ahead of the game in the evolving toy landscape,” said Kimberly Carcone, executive vice president of global market events at The Toy Association. “We've streamlined the scheduling process through our 'Map Your Show' tool, seamlessly integrated with the Toy Fair mobile app, empowering our attendees to tailor their agendas precisely to their objectives.”

The full lineup of Toy Fair University educational programming is curated to address the most pressing needs of the global toy industry. All sessions are open to all show attendees.

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