Richard M Daley, Mayor of Chicago, has been named Honorary Chair of the 2008 Fair at historic Navy Pier.
The Chicago Toy and Game Fair runs from the 22nd to the 23rd November and showcases product from around the world to the public and media.
Nominations are now open for the Toy and Game Inventors of the Year Awards. The events take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art on November 21st.
Richard Gill, Emmy Nominated Executive Producer has been named as a speaker at the Toy and Game Inventor Conference.
Gill, who built Pictionary into a global brand and helped transform Trivial Pursuit into a $100 million dollar international brand will be joined by top executives from Hasbro, Mattel, TIA, authors, retailers, consultants, media and more. www.toyandgameinventors.com