TOMY joins the 2023 Mojo Pitch
“The Mojo Pitch has enabled us to receive fantastic ideas from the inventor community, some of which currently sit within our product portfolio,” said Alpesh Patel, VP of Global Toy Design at TOMY.
TOMY’s Alpesh Patel, Moonbug’s Claire Broad and FSV Design ApS’ Frederica Scott Vollrath to discuss bringing brands into toys at Play Creators Conference
The ‘Brand Designs’ panel will see Alpesh, Claire and Frederica discuss the key to designing great licensed toys and games.
TOMY’s Alpesh Patel reveals what he looks for in ideas… And the best way to pitch to him
Vice President, Global Toy Design at TOMY, Alpesh Patel, on ideas, pitching – and not being nervous.
TOMY joins Mojo Pitch 2022
“As with previous years, Mojo Pitch serves as an important pipeline for new ideas and we are really excited to see both new and familiar faces later this year,” said TOMY’s Alpesh Patel.
WATCH: Diversity in the Toy Space
TOMY’s Alpesh Patel, Flair’s Andrew McKay and Moonbug Entertainment’s Claire Broad discuss diversity in the toy space.
TOMY legend Alpesh Patel on breaking toys, dinosaurs for toddlers and creative filters
Alpesh Patel, Vice President, Global Toy Design at TOMY, talks to us about Toomies, Jurassic Park and the one question he always asks himself…
Teacher Jack Andrews on how he and his students created TOMY’s Active Snap
We caught up with Jack to find out more about the game’s route to market, why TOMY was the perfect fit, and what to expect next from his team of teen design stars.
Watch: The Perfect Pitch
What can you do to give your toy or board game the best chance of success in a pitch? How do inventor relations execs nail their pitches to buyers? And which ‘P’ is most important: the person, the product or the pitch itself? All this and more is discussed in this ‘Perfect Pitch’ panel session.
TOMY, Spin Master and Gibsons to discuss ‘The Perfect Pitch’ at Play Creators Conference
The session will go out in a special daily Mojo Nation newsletter during the first week of September.
TOMY’s Alpesh Patel on why it’s key for designers to balance creativity with commercial awareness
Fresh from winning the Design Icon Award at this month’s Play Creators Awards, we caught up with Patel to learn more about his approach to design, as well as why he feels the toy space is in a fantastic place when it comes to creativity.