Toy and Game Design Conference
This year’s Play Creators Festival took place earlier this week, uniting the toy and game design world for two days of conferences, awards and pitching.
Hasbro’s Tanya Thompson to reveal ‘Top 10 Things To Know When Pitching Games’ at Toy and Game Design Conference
As the firm’s Director of Product Acquisition and Inventor Relations for games, Thompson boasts far-reaching connections in the global inventor community and is an expert in game sourcing.
Wynne-Jones IP to tackle copycats with ‘Code of Conduct’ initiative at Toy and Game Design Conference
“We wanted to help the industry create a Code of Conduct that makes the issue fairer and more transparent, and thereby brings good to the industry as a whole,” said Wynne-Jones IP’s Victor Caddy.
Trend Bible’s Joanna Feeley to unveil the key trends influencing the future of play at Toy and Game Design Conference
“I’ll be sharing two big picture trends –The Cult of Busy and Conveniently Conscious – and the impact of these on consumer behaviours in the toys and games market,” said Feeley.
“The Toy Association is thrilled to extend our longstanding support of the inventor and designer community through this multi-dimensional event, offering invaluable learning and networking for inventors, designers and brand owners,” said Steve Pasierb, President and CEO of The Toy Association.
Boyle will be talking about the importance of play-based behaviours for creating a more innovative company culture.
Fundamentally Children, Spin Master and John Lewis to discuss the ‘State of Play’ at Toy and Game Design Conference
“This session will have the entire eco-system covered, from concept ideation, to pitching, to what makes something a great fit for the shelves of John Lewis,” said Mojo Nation’s Billy Langsworthy.
Toy and Game Design Conference to put eco-friendly design under the microscope in ‘Is Sustainable Attainable?’ session
Issues of eco-friendly design, ethical manufacturing and social sustainability will go under the microscope with Kids Industries’ Gary Pope, Ethical Toy Program’s Carmel Giblin, The Marketing Store’s Ben Poate and design consultant Erin Deighton.
In ‘Don’t Forget the Past!’, Cartlidge will be looking at how past trends and items are often a source of inspiration to him and his team.
Little Inventors’ Dominic Wilcox to discuss ‘The Search for Ideas’ at Toy and Game Design Conference 2019
“As an artist and inventor of unusual objects, I’ve spent my working life trying to come up with great ideas,” said Wilcox.