The Toy Foundation is internet hosting the twenty fourth annual Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards on Sept. 29 at Cipriani forty second Road in New York Metropolis at 6:30 p.m. The occasion kicks off Toy Fair, happening Sept. 30 to Oct. 3 on the Javits Middle, and can embrace six new classes for corporations to submit nominations.
With 4 new classes targeted on individuals and two new classes targeted on campaigns, corporations could have a chance to submit the achievements of an distinctive group member or outcomes of a profitable initiative along with submitting their prime merchandise and properties throughout the standard 17 classes of play.
The brand new classes are Advertising and marketing Marketing campaign of the Yr, Company Social Duty Marketing campaign of the Yr, Champion of Sustainability, Champion of Range & Inclusion, Packaging Designer of the Yr, and PR/Marketer of the Yr.
“The six new TOTY classes add additional components of pleasure and anticipation for the distinguished occasion, demonstrating a dedication to recognizing the distinctive people and initiatives that play an important position in driving development and innovation,” says Adrienne Appell, Govt Vice President of Advertising and marketing Communications at The Toy Association. “We look ahead to celebrating the excellent achievements of all nominees and winners on the TOTY Awards.”
The TOTY Awards are an essential fundraiser for The Toy Basis because it helps advance its mission to unite the toy business and create a world the place each youngster experiences consolation, pleasure, and the extraordinary advantages of play. All occasion proceeds together with award nominations, ticket gross sales, sponsorships, and onsite pledges will assist the muse’s packages.
The TOTY Awards symbolize merchandise which might be the “finest” within the business, and firms that win might use this award in driving client engagement and advertising and marketing their merchandise throughout the vacation season.
This 12 months’s TOTY Awards occasion is produced by BCL Entertainment. The Toy Basis will unveil award winners and honor Toy Business Corridor of Fame inductees whereas attendees could have a chance for networking with different business professionals all within the title of enjoyable and fundraising.
Award nominations start Could 30. For additional particulars on the brand new classes, go to toyassociation.org. For award nomination inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Ticket gross sales and sponsorship alternatives will open in June. To order tickets or focus on sponsorship alternatives prematurely, go to toyfoundation.org.