The Toy Hall of Fame: Interview with Chris Bensch of the Strong Museum of Play

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Join us for a lighthearted and informative conversation as Richard and Chris welcome back a favorite guest Chris Bensch, Vice President for Collections at The Strong Museum in Rochester to talk about the Toy Hall of Fame. Get some backstage stories of the push to include toys, what toys make and what don’t and the celebration of play that’s at the center of everything the Strong Museum does.

In the Endcap, Chris & Richard talk about the postponement of the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair in 2021 and the larger issue of the emergence of Shenzhen as a toy destination and what that may mean for the industry in the future. (39 minutes)

The Playground Podcast is supported by Global Toy Experts and The Toy Guy.

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