ASTRA Heads to the Buckeye State • The Toy E book

by Sue Warfield, President of the American Specialty Toy Retailing Affiliation (ASTRA)

With ASTRA’s Market & Academy quick approaching, the joy is constructing day by day. This occasion is unquestionably “greater than a toy present,” and this 12 months, we’ve upped our choices to make this assertion more true than ever earlier than!

Our mission is to assist specialty retailers and producers elevate, have interaction, and promote. To realize this mission, we wish all those that are contemplating attending to know there’s a lot extra to Market & Academy than simply strolling the showfloor. This convention permits specialty corporations to higher their companies by way of training, networking, and extra.

Whereas day passes can be found, these will solely grant company entry to the Market through the common exhibit hours. Our full convention registration charge consists of entry to the whole lot on our packed schedule, together with interactive occasions, academic periods, meals, and extra.

Key must-attend occasions embody our keynote presentation on Sunday, June 11 with Matt Havens, who might be discussing the significance of “Making Your Enterprise Human.” Additionally on June 11, company can take pleasure in a lunch presentation that includes a clip from the brand new docuseries Black Inventors Acquired Sport, adopted by a full of life panel dialogue. And eventually, our epic Sport & Package session returns to ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy that night. Plus, every following day of the present will kick off with a “Toy Speak” throughout breakfast, and naturally, nobody will need to miss the normal Toy Sync Battle on Monday evening. 

There’s a lot extra in retailer at ASTRA’s Market & Academy, going down in Columbus, Ohio, from June 11-14. 

Go to to register. We hope to see you there! 

A model of this text was initially printed within the 2023 Classics & Specialty Subject of The Toy E book. Click here to learn the total problem! Need to obtain The Toy E book in print? Click here for subscription choices!

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