The opening of the 113th North American International Toy Fair took place on Feb. 13th, 2016 and transformed the Jacob K. Javits Center into a marketplace of toys and innovation. Running through Tuesday, February 16th, more than 30,000 registered global play professionals will display hundreds of thousands of new toys and games in the massive 415,000 square feet of exhibit space, filling it to the brims with the products that will dictate the year’s toy and play trends.
Play Fair NY 2016
Owned and operated by the U.S. Toy Industry Association (TIA), Toy Fair is the Western Hemisphere’s largest and most important toy show. Many of the toys, games and youth entertainment products unveiled at the show will arrive on shelves throughout the course of 2016, many just in time for the holiday season.
Featuring four full days of buying and selling, trend-spotting, networking and more. World-class educational sessions and special events will be held throughout Toy Fair, including a toy trends briefing for media and buyers; licensing-focused seminars; toy safety and compliance forums for manufacturers and retailers; global trade and market expansion research presentations; workshops for inventors and designers; and much more. A full schedule of show events can be found atwww.ToyFairNY.com.
Registration is mandatory for access to Toy Fair 2016; verification of media and buyer credentials is required. Sign up on-site during show hours. Those who can’t make it to the show can follow Toy Fair on Twitter (#TFNY) and visit the Toy Fair Online Press Roomand TIA’s Facebook page for up-to-the-minute show information.