The Toy Association
“Timing Toy Fair New York to meet the needs of an evolved and evolving industry will ultimately better serve the business needs of our members and the buyer community,” said Steve Pasierb, president & CEO of The Toy Association.
“We will be working with all exhibitors on next steps to unwind February 2022 and build a solid base for visitors from across the world to again experience Toy Fair,” said Steve Pasierb, President & CEO of The Toy Association.
“Toy Fair and the Javits Center have the standards and practices in place to deliver a safe environment to gather in person, meet with customers and friends, conduct business, and enjoy networking,” said Steve Pasierb, president and CEO of The Toy Association.
“Each and every finalist announced today demonstrates the incredible ability of toys and play to bring inspiration, laughter, and learning to children of all ages,” said Pamela Mastrota, executive director of The Toy Foundation.
Amanda Gummer discusses how her Good Toy Guide is joining forces with The Toy Association to look at STEAM Toy Assessment
Research psychologist Dr. Amanda Gummer on why STEAM Toy Assessment needs structure.
Brands Untapped @ Toy Fair NY to showcase how toy brands are thriving in sectors like fashion, food and film
A collaboration between Mojo Nation and The Toy Association, the experience-rich space will take place at New York Toy Fair 2022, with activations highlighting how toy and game brands are making waves in other industries through creative brand extensions.
Kimberly Carcone, Vice President of Market Events at The Toy Association, looks at how the organisation transformed their suite of events in the wake of the pandemic, and what inventors can engage with – both in person and digitally – throughout 2021 and beyond.
Trends set to fuel sales this year include kidult toys, music-play and mindfulness, says The Toy Association
“This year’s biggest trends underscore the ongoing impact of the pandemic on play; the toy industry’s growing commitment to helping kids become better global citizens; and the many social, emotional, and cognitive benefits of mindful, musical, and ‘kidult’ toys,” said The Toy Association’s Adrienne Appell.
“This year’s TOTY finalists truly represent the creative spirit of the North American toy industry and our members, as well as the critical role toys play in bringing joy to kids and adults alike,” said Steve Pasierb, president & CEO of The Toy Association.