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Save the date to join us March 1 – 4, 2025, February 14 – 17, 2026 and February 20 –23, 2027 in New York City.

MAY 17

Register Today for The Toy Association’s LA Fall Preview Networking Party

MAY17

The buzz is getting louder each day for The Toy Association’s LA Fall Preview, including the marquee networking event taking place on Tuesday, September 10. All toy industry professionals are invited to attend and encouraged to register.

MAY 16

Toy Fair® 2025 Exhibitors Invited to ‘Basics and Beyond’ Educational Session

MAY16

The Toy Association™ will host the first of six Toy Fair 2025 "Exhibitor Academy" webinars on June 12 at 2 p.m. (Eastern), providing exhibitors with the essential information they need to know as they make their plans for the show, taking place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City.

MAY 08

Applications Now Open to Present at Toy Fair® University

MAY08

Calling all toy industry thought leaders: The Toy Association™ is now accepting presentation applications for Toy Fair® University, taking place throughout the show from March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City.

MAY 03

Private Meeting Spaces Available at Toy Fair® 2025

MAY03

Manufacturers, retailers, and entertainment companies attending Toy Fair have the chance to build and strengthen business relationships, exchange ideas, and seal deals in a more private environment by renting a meeting room at the show.

APR 29

Global Companies Join The Toy Association’s LA Fall Preview

APR29

Momentum is building for The Toy Association’s LA Fall Preview, with nearly 70 percent of available showroom space already sold. Taking place at 2250 East Imperial highway in El Segundo, in the heart of the LA “toy district,” the marketplace will welcome Hasbro, LEGO Systems, Inc, Crazy Aaron’s, Elenco, Horizon Group USA, and more as the toy industry gathers for preview activity in the fall, including a dedicated Toy Association market week from September 9 to 13.

APR 26

Access Exclusive Insights with Toy Fair® University's Ongoing Education Series

APR26

Toy industry professionals are encouraged to continue taking advantage of the ongoing rollout of Toy Fair® University educational sessions, which The Toy Association™ makes available through on-demand video presentations.

APR 22

Toy Fair® 2025 Invites Toy Brands to Shine on a Global Stage

APR22

With Toy Fair® 2025 general exhibit sales currently open, hundreds of global toy brands are eagerly preparing their plans for the premier event in the toy industry. Taking place March 1 to 4 at the Javits Center in New York City, toy manufacturers have already committed to 70 percent of available booth space at the show, reinforcing the event’s impact on the play community.

APR 12

Save the Date: Educational Sessions will Give Exhibitors Tips for Navigating Toy Fair® 2025

APR12

Toy Fair® exhibitors are encouraged to mark their calendars for six upcoming Exhibitor Academy sessions, which will provide valuable insights and practical tips for a successful Toy Fair, taking place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City.

APR 05

Hotel Bookings Open for Toy Fair®: Reserve Now for Best Rates & Availability

APR05

With preparations for Toy Fair® in full swing, The Toy Association™ has announced that hotel blocks are now open for the show, taking place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City.

APR 01

The Toy Foundation™ to Kick Off LA Fall Preview Week with High-Energy FUNdraising Event

APR01

The Toy Foundation is hosting a fundraising event that will kick off The Toy Association’s LA Fall Preview Week (Sept. 9-13) and support of the toy industry’s shared commitment to achieving greater impact in the service and support of children in need around the world.

MAR 29

Join the Ultimate Destination in Play: Secure Your Booth Space for Toy Fair® ’25

MAR29

As the countdown to Toy Fair® 2025 begins, The Toy Association™ has announced that general exhibitor applications are now open for the iconic event, taking place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City.

MAR 29

List Your Company for LA Fall Preview Activity

MAR29

The Toy Association™ will extend invitations to its network of buyers and play professionals to schedule appointments for 2025 preview activity with all toy companies in the Los Angeles area in September.

MAR 25

LA Fall Preview Updates: Q&A with The Toy Association’s Kimberly Carcone

MAR25

As anticipation builds for The Toy Association’s LA Fall Preview this September, Toy News Tuesday editors sat down with Kimberly Carcone, executive vice president of global market events at The Toy Association™, to catch up on all the news and buzz surrounding the marketplace.

MAR 19

Creative Factor Inventor Day Returns to Toy Fair® in 2025

MAR19

Following a successful Creative Factor Inventor Day on March 4, during which selected inventors had their concepts reviewed by toy manufacturers, The Toy Association™ has announced that the event will return to Toy Fair® next March 2025.

MAR 08

Toy Fair® University Content Series Continues with Exclusive Educational Sessions

MAR08

Toy industry professionals are encouraged to take advantage of the ongoing rollout of Toy Fair® University educational sessions, which The Toy Association™ is making available through on-demand video presentations.

MAR 05

Applications Now Open to Secure Space at The Toy Association™’s LA Fall Preview

MAR05

Applications are now open for companies interested in securing showroom space in Los Angeles this fall as part of The Toy Association™’s LA Fall Preview.

FEB 27

Toy Fair® 2025: Renew Exhibit Space by February 29 & Other Key Dates to Know

FEB27

Toy companies and play professionals interested in participating in the next Toy Fair®, taking place March 1 to 4, 2025 at the Javits Center in New York City, are encouraged to take note of the several important announcements and reminders.

FEB 26

Save the Date for The Toy Association™’s LA Networking Party (September 10)

FEB26

All toy industry professionals are invited to a fun evening of drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and networking at The Toy Association™’s LA Fall Preview Networking Party on Tuesday, September 10.

FEB 12

Renew Your Exhibit Space for Toy Fair® 2025 by February 29

FEB12

The renewal period for returning Toy Fair® exhibitors is currently open and will run through Thursday, February 29. The 119th Toy Fair, the largest and most influential North American trade show for the toy industry, will take place at the Javits Center in New York City from March 1 to 4, 2025.

FEB 08

The Toy Association™ Announces 2024 Toy Trends

FEB08

From spooky, sustainable, and anime-inspired playthings, to holistic toys that give young minds and bodies a boost, The Toy Association™ today unveiled the top trends expected to drive consumer spending on toys, games, and youth entertainment products in 2024.