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.

Toy Fair Dallas
October 5-7, 2021
Dallas, Texas

Toy Fair Dallas is The Toy Association’s marketplace where savvy decision-makers from mass, long-lead, and specialty retailers shop for Holiday 2021 drivers and scout out innovative products to lay the groundwork for a hot Q4 2021. In just 3 days under 1 roof, buyers can efficiently and conveniently shop hundreds of brands.

October 11-14, 2021
Cannes, France

From blockbuster programming to groundbreaking partnerships, every October, the global media and entertainment industry converges in Cannes to turn every moment into an opportunity, transforming four days of exchange and networking, meetings, screenings and conferences, into lasting business.

China Toy & Juvenile Products Association
October 19-21, 2021
Shanghai, China

Held annually since 2002, CTE is Asia’s largest B2B toys fair. It is a world-renowned one-stop sourcing hub for international buyers as well as an effective gateway for foreign brands to tap into the China market. Every October, thousands of top-rated suppliers and brand owners showcase a diverse array of toys, games and concepts to over 100,000 domestic and international buyers. Visitors can expect on-site forums, meetings and galleries that reflect market insights and industry trends in China.

Preshow Noël
November 22-26, 2021
Deauville, France

The Preshows are business meetings based on a specific concept: an event on a human scale that favours quality and personal contact.

For 5 days, manufacturers and buyers in mass and specialist retailing meet in Deauville in display areas, set up in the rooms of the Hotel Royal Barrière and of the C.I.D.

Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair
January 10-13, 2021
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair is the leading fair in Hong Kong dedicated to kids games and games. It attracts thousands of professionals and families to discover the best toys and games on the Chinese market.

February 2-6, 2022
Nuremberg, Germany

Experience the Spirit of Play at the key meeting point for the toy industry.
As the largest and most important event of the year, the toy fair in Nuremberg brings together all international decision-makers. Well-known brands, trendy start-ups, buyers for major chains, independent retailers and large numbers of media representatives combine to make the Spielwarenmesse® a unique event for all players in the toys and games market.

Toy Fair New York
February 19-22, 2022
New York, NY

Big Things Happen in New York.
Join more than 1,000 exhibitors showcasing 150,000 toy and entertainment products at this trade-only event. Strengthen your business. Meet with partners. Discover what’s new.

Australian Toy Hobby & Licensing Fair
March 27-30, 2022
Melbourne, Australia

The ATA is delighted to announce the return of the 57th annual Australian Toy, Hobby & Licensing Fair, to be held from 27 – 30 March 2022 at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The Fair provides you with the chance to touch, feel and try the most exciting and innovative toy, hobby and nursery products headed for release in the coming year. Buyers will have the opportunity to view these new products whilst exhibitors have the chance to meet an array of new customers.

This event is strictly for trade only. Those eligible for admission include retailers, wholesalers, buying groups, etc. Registrants must present business identification.

ABC Kids Expo
September 26-28, 2021
Show will now be postponed to 2022, Date TBA
Orlando, Florida

ABC Kids Expo is North America’s premier B2B juvenile-products gathering. Held annually, we invite you to take full advantage of all that ABC offers through exhibits, services, and networking events. ABC Kids Expo is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with domestic and international buyers, brands, media all in one place.

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