AUG 11

Toy Fair Everywhere Expands for August with New Programming, More Exhibitors


The global play community will come together for round two of The Toy Association’s Toy Fair Everywhere series of digital market weeks, beginning next Monday, August 17.

AUG 07

Deadline Extended: Submit Now for Toy Fair Everywhere Influencer Choice List


The deadline has been extended for the Toy Fair Everywhere Influencer Choice List, powered by Clamour, which will now close Friday, August 14 at midnight (Eastern).

JUL 28

New Events, Content, & Q4 Reveals Added for Toy Fair Everywhere in August


Thousands of retail buyers from more than 60 countries attended the first-ever Toy Fair Everywhere digital market week in July, which showcased nearly 30,000 toys and games. On the heels of its success, toy professionals are already gearing up for round two, taking place August 17 to 23.

JUL 23

Influencer Choice List: Have Your Products Considered for Best of Toy Fair Everywhere


The Toy Association is reminding toy companies to submit their products for the first-ever Toy Fair Everywhere Influencer Choice List, powered by Clamour. The product submission deadline is Friday, August 7 at midnight (Eastern). This opportunity is open exclusively to Toy Fair Everywhere exhibitors.

21 21

President’s Letter: First Toy Fair Everywhere Market Week Delivers Vital Sales and Learning


Toy Association president & CEO Steve Pasierb recaps the successes of the first Toy Fair Everywhere market week and highlights events to look forward to in the August and September market weeks.

JUL 14

Toy Association Trends Team Builds Toy Buzz Amid Pandemic


With physical travel limited amid the pandemic, The Toy Association trends team has been “hitting the road” virtually to promote member products in broadcast segments and leading publications that have reached major audiences worldwide.

JUL 14

26,000+ Toys Unveiled on Opening Day of First-Ever Toy Fair Everywhere Market Week


The Toy Association’s first-ever Toy Fair Everywhere market week opened its virtual “doors” yesterday morning (July 13) to thousands of global retailers in search of the hottest toys and trends for Q4.

JUL 13

TeeTurtle Donates More Than $1.8 Million in Games to The Toy Foundation


Nearly 70,000 underprivileged youth and teens, including those living in underserved communities severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, will be gifted with new games and clothing this summer thanks to TeeTurtle’s generous donation of more than $1.8 million in products to The Toy Foundation’s (TTF) Toy Bank.

JUL 09

Finalists Announced for Mojo Nation’s 2020 Play Creators Awards


Mojo Nation unveiled the finalists for its second annual Play Creators Awards, which celebrate the achievements of the toy and game designer community, including R&D teams, freelance inventors, and design agencies.

JUL 07

Feature Your Toys in our Mid-Year Trends Presentation During Toy Fair Everywhere


As a follow-up to The Toy Association’s popular toy trends briefing at Toy Fair New York, the Association’s trends team will reconvene virtually during Toy Fair Everywhere in August to look back at how toy trends have changed since February and the new ones that have emerged since then.

JUL 07

First-Ever “Toy Fair Everywhere” Virtual Market Week to Kick Off July 13


The first-ever Toy Fair Everywhere virtual market week, hosted by The Toy Association, will kick off next Monday, July 13. Nearly 150 exhibiting companies have signed on to showcase their hottest toys and games to global buyers and media vying to see what will be trending in Q4.

JUL 07

Influencer Choice List to Feature “Best of Toy Fair Everywhere”


The Toy Association has teamed up with Clamour, producers of the largest annual industry summit for professional online video influencers, for the first-ever Toy Fair Everywhere Influencer Choice List.

JUN 30

Use Toy Fair Everywhere to Drive Holiday 2020 Business


With the first virtual market week to open July 13, there’s still time for toymakers to register for The Toy Association’s Toy Fair Everywhere and take advantage of the platform’s resources ahead of fourth quarter. Market weeks will be held July 13 to 19, August 17 to 23, and September 14 to 20.

JUN 23

Toy Association Trend Team Highlights Toys of Toy Fair Everywhere


With the first Toy Fair Everywhere market week only weeks away, The Toy Association has already been at work promoting its first-ever digital event and exhibitors in broadcast segments around the country.

JUN 09

Put Your Q4 Drivers in Front of Influential Buyers Attending Toy Fair Everywhere


Add your company’s name to the list of more than 100 exhibitors showcasing product during The Toy Association’s first-ever series of virtual market weeks. Toy companies looking to get their product in front of key global retailers, during this time when in-person meetings aren’t possible, are encouraged to register for Toy Fair Everywhere.

JUN 08

FINAL REMINDER: Toy Industry Hall of Fame Nominations Due This Friday


Do you know a deserving individual who has had an outstanding impact on the toy industry? If so, be sure to nominate your friend, family member, or colleague for induction into the Toy Industry Hall of Fame. The deadline is this Friday, June 12.

MAY 22

Toy Fair New York Takes Home Top Honors


Toy Fair New York, the largest toy show in the Western Hemisphere produced by The Toy Association, has been recognized by two leading awards programs for both its 2019 show and its 2020 show marketing campaign in collaboration with T3Expo Marketing.

MAY 19

Attend a Zoom Toy Fair Everywhere Q&A on May 21


The Toy Association is reminding confirmed and prospective exhibitors to attend a live one-hour Zoom session this Thursday, May 21 at 11 a.m. (Eastern) to have any questions they may have about the digital event answered.

MAY 18

REMINDER: Submit Your Nominations for the 2021 Toy Industry Hall of Fame Inductees


The Toy Association reminds toy professionals to submit their nominations for the Toy Industry Hall of Fame – the highest honor bestowed upon individuals in the toy industry – by Friday, June 12.