Nominations are now open for this year’s TAGIE Awards, celebrating the best innovators, designers and marketers in the toy and game space.
Nominations close on Wednesday, August 15th, with winners announced during this year’s ChiTAG week at a special ceremony held on Friday, November 16th.
The 2018 categories now open for nomination by all members of the toy and gaming industry include:
- Toy Inventor of the Year
- Game Inventor of the Year
- Rising Star Inventor of the Year
- Young Inventor of the Year
- Innovative Marketing Team of the Year
- Art and Design Visuals of the Year
Five finalists for each of the six categories will be announced on September 17th, at which time voting will open to the general public, media and industry.
A separate committee of industry experts will determine the honorees for the following closed TAGIEs categories:
- Start-Up Award
- Inventor Advocate
- Hassenfeld Humanitarian Award
- Lifetime Achievement
“The TAGIE nominations recognise the special individuals and teams from around the world who spend countless hours inventing, designing and bringing ideas for toys and games to life that everyone enjoys and that connects us to one another,” said Mary Couzin, founder and CEO, Chicago Toy & Game Group.
“The awards gala brings together everyone for an elegant evening celebrating these industry creatives for their vision, spirit of fun, philanthropy and humanitarianism.”
Submit your nominations over at: https://www.chitag.com/2018-nominate-for-tagies.