Ken Clarke MP to speak at Toy Industry Day… and tickets are available now

The British Toy and Hobby Association has secured Ken Clarke MP, to speak at this year’s Toy Industry Day, which will take place on Wednesday 3rd July at Great Fosters Hotel in Surrey. 

This is an unrivalled opportunity to hear from Clarke, the longest serving member of Parliament who has held various significant Ministerial posts including Chancellor of the Exchequer and Home Secretary, and remains a lively commentator and speaker. 

A representative from KPMG will also deliver a presentation on current retail trends and the trading environment.

The BTHA AGM will take place at 9.30am with the Industry Day commencing at 10.15am. In addition to the keynote speakers, the Toy Industry Day provides the opportunity to network with industry peers, as well as enjoy a hot buffet lunch. 

The day’s events will finish by 3pm and tickets are priced at £50 + VAT, with subsequent tickets £25 + VAT subject to availability. To apply for tickets, please fill in the online application form here by Friday, April 27th. Capacity is limited and ticket allocations will begin from May 20th.  

For further information please call the BTHA Events Team on 020 7701 7127 or e-mail

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Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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