US: Nominations open for the Toy and Game Inventor of the Year Awards

The Chicago-based event takes place on November 18th.
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Now in its fourth year, the Toy and Game Inventor of the Year Awards is described as "the premier annual celebratory event honouring toy and game inventors worldwide, whose playful creativity and inventiveness has resulted in some of the most fun and entertaining play products on the market today."

The five nomination categories are:

  • Excellence in Toy Design
  • Excellence in Game Design
  • Rising Star Inventor of the Year
  • Young Inventor of the Year
  • Excellence in Electronic Adaptation

The general public will decide the winners from October 1st.

The award winners will be announced at a dinner and ceremony at Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry on November 18th.

Event sponsors include: Hasbro, Spin Master, Hassenfeld Family Initiatives, LeapFrog, Patch Products, Zobmondo!, Joyce Johnson Designs, Oxford Games and others.

For more information and to nominate, visit


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