Industry Events

Toy Industry Trade Shows, Conferences & Events

Global Toy News is your resource for finding out the latest industry news and this includes events happening within our industry. Scroll down below to see upcoming Toy/Play industry events.

Due to the everchanging restrictions of the current COVID pandemic, many event dates continue to change. Please click on the links to visit the website to confirm the actual dates have not been changed.


Asia Amusement & Attractions Expo (AAA 2022)
May 10 – 12, 2022
Guangzhou, China

Asia Amusement & Attractions Expo is one of the biggest trading fairs for games & amusement industry with 18 years’ development. By connecting industry suppliers and buyers, especially overseas visitors, AAA has been an annual routine exhibition for thousands of companies to show their newest products and service.

Categories: Games & Devices: Theme Parks & Attractions, Water Technology, Children Amusement, Hi-Tech Equipment:


Licensing Expo Las Vegas
May 24-26, 2022
Las Vegas, Nevada

Attend the Meeting Place for the Global Licensing Industry.
Licensing Expo returns to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center from May 24th-26th , with exhibitors spanning across a range of categories, a new theme highlighting “Location-Based Experiences” for multiple sectors, exciting seminar content and more!

Licensing Expo provides the best opportunity to secure the rights to thousands of consumer brands, entertainment icons, and more for your products or stores. If you’re new to the industry, attending Licensing Expo is the most efficient way to learn about licensing and make connections that can last a lifetime.


Asia Vending & Smart Retail Expo (VRE 2022)
May 29 – 31, 2022
Guangzhou, China

ABC Kids Expo is excited to welcome you to the 18th annual trade show—North America’s only premier juvenile products gathering. With global attendance, we invite you to the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino.

Beginning from 2022, VMF and SRE, which are respectively China’s leading vending and smart retail shows, will merge into the brand new Asia Vending & Smart Retail Expo (VRE)!

Combining the abundant industry resources of the two highly relevant shows, VRE 2022 is expected to see a strong exhibitor lineup featuring loyal exhibitors from both sectors, like Kimma, UBOX, Aucma, Convenisun, Xingyuan, Easivend, Yoyi, Soyea, Hibianli, Yuewang Group, Bannuo, Guangshen, and so forth, giving our visitors more comprehensive options of vending and retail solutions.


Toy & EDU China | E-connect 360
July – August 2022
Virtual Portion of Fair

We know that during this ongoing pandemic crisis, travel limitation has prevented many overseas participants from visiting our shows in China. That’s why Toy & EDU China has designed E-connect 360 for you, a hybrid experience which would allow you to connect to our onsite attendees via AI-powered matchmaking, one-to-one video calls and live chat. Both exhibitors and visitors can enjoy your sourcing trip virtually.

The physical fair has been moved to August 5-7, 2022. Scroll down for details.


Toy & EDU China | Physical Fair
August 5-7, 2022 (*Date Changed from May)
Shenzen, China

Our annual Toy & Education fair in Asia is back in 2022 and with a new and improved exhibition featuring the latest toys & games from Hong Kong, China, and beyond. As one of the largest toy markets globally, China’s potential industry growth presents huge opportunities for domestic and international manufacturers and buyers alike. From toys to educational games, this year’s toy expo will host and attract innovative industry leaders, rising brands, and up-and-coming labels from all around the world.


Toy Fair New York
September 30 – October 3, 2023
New York City, NY

More than 1,000 exhibitors showcase 150,000 toy and entertainment products at this trade-only event. Strengthen your business. Meet with partners. Discover what’s new.

Toy Fair is a trade-only event attended by retailers, distributors, importers, wholesalers, sales representatives, and trade guests who are all seeking to find the latest and greatest in the toy, game, and youth entertainment world. Toy Fair is not open to the public. No one under age 18 is admitted, including infants.


ABC Kids Expo
2023 Event Date TBA
Las Vegas, Nevada

ABC Kids Expo is excited to welcome you to the 19th annual trade show—North America’s only premier juvenile products gathering. With global attendance, we invite you to the Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino to take full advantage of all ABC offers the industry through exhibits, services, networking events, and much more!

Major categories include: Toys, Baby Gear, Apparel, Gift, Furniture, Maternity, and Health.

This show is restricted to trade and is not open to the general public.

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