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Hasbro back for second year at Inventors Workshop

Both new and seasoned inventors will have the chance to present toy and game ideas directly to Hasbro.
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Hasbro has signed up as super sponsor for this year's Inventors Workshop.

The firm will once again be involved in the One2One pitching sessions at this year's event, giving both new and seasoned inventors the chance to present toy and game ideas directly to Hasbro.

Hasbro will also play a key part in this year's conference programme, with Phil Sage, senior director, global product acquisition and inventor relations atHasbro, presenting a talk on 'The Importance of Innovation' and Dougal Grimes, the firm's director of global gaming acquisition and inventor relations, chairing the 'How We Made It' panel.

"Hasbro is proud to sponsor this year’s Inventors Workshop," said Sage.

"Global innovators are, and always have been, a huge part of the company’s mission to create the world’s best play experiences. Hasbro will continue to build key relationships with experts and talent globally, plus support innovative events which bring together that community, events such as the Inventors Workshop.”

Grimes added: "I am honored to be able to chair the How We Made It panel once again.

"My absolute favorite part of working with inventors is the inspirational stories of how some of the world’s most innovative, game changing toys and games are made. There is always so much to be learned from the experience of others in the toy and game business and this panel provides a unique insight into some of the most experienced inventors and designers in the world, and their stories.”

This year’s Inventors Workshop will be at held at Whittlebury Hall in Northampton on Tuesday, September 22nd 2015.

The event will see some of most innovative and influential toy and game manufactures, technology companies and financial houses present, discuss and connect with over 150 inventors expected at the one-day conference.

To get involved with the Workshop and its One2One sessions as a sponsor, contact jholdway@nbmedia.com or ceagles@nbmedia.com.

To find out more information on the event itself, contact blangsworthy@nbmedia.com.

Check out this year's conference programme here, and to book tickets, click here.

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