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SEP 20

The Toy Foundation’s Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards Celebrate Top Toys & Games

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After two years of celebrating virtually, hundreds from the toy community reunited in Dallas, TX tonight for the much-anticipated Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards & Celebration, where the top toys and games of the year were named.

SEP 20

Top 5 Things at This Week’s Preview & Holiday Market

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The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market kicks off today, bringing global toy professionals together to do business, network, and celebrate innovation across the industry. Check out a roundup of five not-to-miss, business-building show experiences happening this week.

SEP 20

The Toy Foundation Hosts DEI Program Tomorrow at Preview & Holiday Market

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The Toy Foundation invites all 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market attendees, young professionals, and students to attend its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Program, sponsored by Jazwares, tomorrow on September 21.

SEP 19

Dallas Exhibitors: The Toy Foundation Is Accepting Donations for The Toy Bank

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The Toy Foundation (TTF) invites companies exhibiting at The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market to donate their toys and games to The Toy Bank at the show’s close on September 22.

SEP 19

Power of Play: Amazon Supports Toy Foundation’s Toy Bank Collection to Aid Dallas Children in Need

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All Preview & Holiday Market exhibitors are invited to donate to The Toy Foundation’s Toy Bank collection, sponsored by Amazon, and gift toys to local Dallas children in time for the holidays.

SEP 12

Don’t Miss Out on All Preview & Holiday Market Happenings Next Week!

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With one week left until The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market, there’s still time for buyers and professional attendees to register and make appointments with more than 260 exhibiting manufacturers over the three-day show.

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Toy Association’s Kimberly Carcone Discusses Reimagined Toy Fair ’23 on 'The Playground Podcast'

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The Toy Association’s Kimberly Carcone, executive vice president of global market events, joined “The Playground Podcast” this week to talk about the ever-evolving landscape of the business of play and how Toy Fair is evolving with it.

SEP 6

Deadline Extended: Book Your Trends Meeting with The Toy Association in Dallas

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The deadline has been extended for 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market exhibitors to book an appointment to meet with The Toy Association’s trends team on September 20th and 21st in Dallas, TX.

AUG 30

The Toy Foundation Supports Mattel in Delivering Compassion and Play to Improve Pediatric Care

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At the Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards on September 20 in Dallas, Texas, Mattel will serve as the Presenting Sponsor of the Children’s Hospital Play Grants program.

AUG 26

Tangible Benefits for Toymakers as Tens of Thousands of Retailers Plan for Preview & Holiday Market

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Buyers representing more than 55,000 stores (not including e-commerce) are registered to attend The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market, offering tangible benefits to toymakers looking to grow their business.

AUG 23

Toy Foundation Invites Young Professionals to DEI Program in Dallas

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The Toy Foundation (TTF) is inviting young toy professionals to attend its Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Program, sponsored by Jazwares, which will take place during The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market on September 21 on the 12th floor of the Dallas Market Center.

AUG 23

Deadline Approaching: Book a Meeting with The Trends Team in Dallas

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The Toy Association’s trends teams will be on site at the 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market scouting new playthings to determine hot toy trends for 2023. Exhibitors are encouraged to book a meeting with the team by September 1.

AUG 16

'The Play Date' Set to Take Place March 8, 2023 in New York City

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The Toy Association and Adventure Media & Events announced today that they will host “The Play Date” on March 8, 2023 at the brand new etc.venues 360 Madison Avenue in New York City.

AUG 15

Preview & Holiday Market: What You Need to Know

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With just over a month left until the toy industry descends on the Dallas Market Center for the 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market (September 20 to 22), The Toy Association is sharing key details attendees need to know.

AUG 15

The Toy Foundation Announces Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards Finalists

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A magical crystal ball, a giant pyramid climbing tower, and the most diverse assortment of dolls ever are among the 122 innovative finalists for this September’s Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards.

AUG 12

Media & Product Promotion Opportunities in Dallas

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The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market in Dallas, TX marks the first time that press and influencers are widely invited to attend the Dallas toy show, with many exhibitors offering both a sneak peek at toys in the works for 2023 and highlighting hot toys that will be on shelf for Q4 of this year.

AUG 11

The Toy Foundation Invites Dallas Exhibitors to Donate to The Toy Bank

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The Toy Foundation (TTF) invites companies exhibiting at The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market to donate their toys and games to The Toy Bank™ at the show’s close on September 22.

AUG 11

Earn Your Place in The Toy Association's Holiday '22 STEAM Toy Guide

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U.S. parents now cite educational value as one of the top factors influencing their holiday toy purchases according to KidzGlobal research. In response to this demand for learning toy ideas, The Toy Association will release an official "Holiday 2022 STEAM Toy Guide" to provide families with a roundup of must-have holiday toys that are fun and scientifically proven to be educational.

AUG 8

Barnes & Nobles Looks for New Discoveries at Preview & Holiday Market

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From games and ride-ons to educational and sustainably sourced toys, the range of playthings that will be on display at The Toy Association’s 2023 Preview & Holiday Market is far-reaching and for buyers that means endless opportunities. Buyer registration is now open.

AUG 04

Shape Your Future at a Reimagined Toy Fair '23: Exhibitor Applications Now Open

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As anticipation builds for the return of the most iconic trade show in the industry, The Toy Association has announced that the application period for returning exhibitors is officially open for Toy Fair, taking place September 30 to October 3, 2023.