TIA commits to Dallas

The Toy Industry Association (TIA) has committed to holding the Fall Toy Preview show at the Dallas Market Centre until 2010.
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TIA’s Trade Show Committee said that TIA “will continue to monitor the effectiveness of the Dallas location to be sure that it meets the industry’s needs.”

The 2008 Fall Toy Preview will take place from October 14th to October 17th.

“We are thrilled to confirm Dallas as the location of the Fall Toy Preview for the next three years,” said Carter Keithley, TIA president. “This is a pivotal event that serves such an important retail segment.”

This year’s Fall Toy Preview, the first at the Dallas Market Centre, drew 775 buyers representing more than 400 retail outlets. The show spanned nearly 148,000 net square feet, an increase of 60 per cent over 2006’s event at New York’s Javits Centre. It featured more than 280 exhibitors, 22 per cent more than it did last year.



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