Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson to speak at this year’s Toy Industry Day

The British Toy & Hobby Association’s annual Toy Industry Day will this year feature as a speaker Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, Britain’s best-known and greatest Paralympic athlete, a BBC Sports Personality of the Year and holder of the OBE and DBE. Despite being born with spina bifida, Grey-Thompson has won 14 Paralympic medals and a slew of international sporting awards.

There will also be a presentation from Don Williams of KPMG, who will be discussing the current retail climate, as well as a hot buffet lunch and networking opportunities for members. 

The Industry Day will take place in the morning from 10:15 after the BTHA AGM which will start at 9:30.

Click here to apply for tickets and to view the full schedule for the day. 

Tickets are priced at £50 + VAT, with subsequent tickets £25 + VAT. There is limited capacity at the venue so would-be attendees are urged to register early. The allocation of tickets will take place at the beginning of May.

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A former Chief Sub of Red magazine, Tessa Clayton is the Digital Editor of and ToyNews. As a freelance journalist she specialised in writing about parenting and family life, and has contributed to a wide variety of publications and websites including Tesco online, Mother & Baby, Livingetc, Junior, Boots Health & Beauty, Practical Parenting and Get in touch at

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