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JUN 27

Put Your Brands Front & Center for Buyers & Media during the Preview & Holiday Market

JUN27

With registration now open to buyers and media for The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market, exhibitors are invited to take advantage of a variety of promotional opportunities to maximize their exposure leading up to and during the show.

JUN 28

Don’t Miss Out on Submitting Your TOTY Nominations

JUN28

Companies, inventors and other industry representatives that wish to nominate their product(s) have until Friday, July 8 to complete their submission.

JUN 28

Op-ed from Anne Carrihill, TOTY Chair: Join us in Dallas!

JUN28

Anne Carrihill, Toy of the Year (TOTY) Committee chair and general manager & category leader for toys and games at Amazon, shares why the TOTYs on September 20th will be a can’t-miss event to support the industry and children in need everywhere.

JUN 21

Hasbro, Jazwares, Paramount and Target to Headline The Toy Foundation’s DEI Program in Dallas

JUN21

The Toy Foundation (TTF) is delighted to announce Hasbro, Jazwares, Paramount, and Target will headline a brand new Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) program for students, young professionals and the toy industry on September 21 during The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market in Dallas.

JUN 17

Toy Association’s Fall Marketplace to Welcome Global Audience

JUN17

Attendee registration for the 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market, taking place September 20 to 22 in Dallas, Texas, opened a little over two weeks ago, and retailers from around the world are already signing up to take advantage of the show.

JUN 14

Save the Date: The Toy Association’s Summer Party at FAO Schwarz

JUN14

Toy Association members and friends are invited to a fun evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and networking at the Association’s Summer Party hosted at FAO Schwarz on Tuesday, July 12 from 5 to 8 p.m.

JUN 14

Toy & Play Product Media Preview Announced for March 2023

JUN14

The Toy Association announced today that it will host a Toy & Play Product Media Preview in March 2023.

JUN 10

Walmart, Target, Amazon & More Commit to Fall Show in Dallas

JUN10

The Toy Association’s first in-person tradeshow since February 2020 is taking place this fall in Dallas, and schedules are already filling up quickly.

JUN 07

Toy Association Celebrates 106 Years of Service

JUN07

Since 1916, the industry’s Association has remained steadfast in its commitment to unite the greater toy community, advocate for their interests, and engage and educate families everywhere to embrace all the benefits of play.

JUN 07

The Toy Foundation Brings Exciting New Programming to Dallas

JUN07

In conjunction with The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market, The Toy Foundation (TTF) is hosting a variety of new and engaging programs and initiatives centered on the power of play, and the play community is invited to get involved.

JUN 03

General Registration Opens for The Toy Association's Preview & Holiday Market

JUN03

With toymakers already preparing to showcase their new and creative product lines to top retailers at the 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market this fall, attendee and buyer registration for the much-anticipated trade show is now open.

MAY 31

TOTY Nominations Open Tomorrow (June 1)

MAY31

The Toy Foundation (TTF) is inviting the play community to submit their must-have holiday toys, games, and properties for the Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards – also known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry.

MAY 24

Exhibit at the 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market

MAY24

Have you made plans to attend The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market in Dallas? At the September toy show, the play community will gather to introduce new products for Q4 2023, spotlight ’22 holiday hits to buyers and media, and participate in highly-anticipated networking and celebratory events – all under one roof.

MAY 24

Celebrate TOTY and Support The Toy Foundation this Fall in Dallas

MAY24

As the toy community prepares to gather in-person at The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market, The Toy Foundation is inviting everyone to kick-off the marketplace with a night to remember: The Toy Foundation’s Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards and Opening Night Party, taking place on day one of the show, September 20, at the Grand Pavilion Trade Mart Building in the Dallas Market Center.

MAY 17

Toy Association Chair Aaron Muderick Talks New Toy Fair NY Timeline on ‘The Playground Podcast”

MAY17

Aaron Muderick, chair of The Toy Association and founder & president of Crazy Aaron’s, appeared on “The Playground Podcast” this week, chatting with Christopher Byrne, aka The Toy Guy, and Richard Gottlieb, president of Global Toy Experts, about the new fall timeline for Toy Fair New York and what’s in store for the 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market this fall.

MAY 17

TOY ASSOCIATION & CLAMOUR UNVEIL INFLUENCERS' TOP TOY PICKS FOR SPRING & SUMMER '22

MAY17

As kids and families gear up for a fun-filled summer of play, the “Best of Spring & Summer 2022 Influencer Choice List,” presented by The Toy Association and powered by Clamour, today unveiled the hottest toys and games as voted on by top-tier toy and family content creators.

MAY 10

Be Seen by Top Buyers at The Toy Association’s Preview & Holiday Market

MAY10

The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market this fall will commence what is anticipated to be a critical stop for buyers and sellers for both 2022 and 2023 business.

MAY 10

Toy Fair Everywhere Toy Buying Events to Kickstart Back-to-School Season & More

MAY10

Toy and children’s product manufacturers looking for new ways to put their products in front of buyers this summer are invited to participate in Toy Fair Everywhere’s upcoming targeted product category events.

APR 25

Exhibit Space Filling Up for 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market

APR25

Booth assignments for the much-anticipated 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market have already begun; toymakers are encouraged to get on board for what is shaping up to be a crucial fall event for any play professional looking to make business connections for 2023 and close out holiday 2022 on a high note.