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Chicago Toy & Game Group re-brands under the name People of Play

The Chicago Toy & Game Group is re-branding under the name People of Play. Led by Mary Couzin, the founder of Chicago Toy & Game Group in 2003, People of Play will continue the mission of promoting innovation, creativity, and connectivity in the toy and games industry. The organisation is …

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Chicago Toy & Game Group reveals its Young Inventor Challenge winners

The Chicago Toy and Game Group has revealed the winners of the CHITAG Young Inventor Challenge: Spring Edition, announced in association with its sponsors this year, Mattel, Magformers, Scholastic, and the American Specialty Retailer Association. Launched in May in response to Covid-19, this special edition of CHITAG’s annual autumn Young …

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Young Inventor Challenge project Betcha Can’t lands at US retail

The Chicago Toy and Game Group is celebrating the successful retail launch of Betcha Can’t, a new bragging and betting game that has emerged from the organisation’s grass roots campaign, Young Inventor Challenge. The title was invented by friends Lily Brown (13 years old) and Tait Hansen (12), who have …

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Chicago Toy and Game Fair reveals Young Inventor Challenge winners

Chicago Toy and Game Fair has revealed the winners of this year’s Young Inventor Challenge, a celebration of young toy and game talent in which more than 250 kids competed for the prized winning spots. This year’s ChiTAG welcomed more than 30,000 attendees to the experiential and immersive playground at …

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CHiTAG has revealed its 2020 TAGIE Awards winners

The Chicago Toy & Game Group revealed the winners of its 12th annual TAGIE Awards last month, the event created to recognise the top toy and game innovators from around the world. The TAGIE Awards are the preeminent awards programme, honouring innovation and excellence in the industry. Winners were announced …

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Chicago Toy and Game Group to host the 14th Annual Young Inventor Challenge

 The Chicago Toy and Game Group is to host its annual Young Inventor Challenge (YIC), marking the 14th year of running its a global search for the most innovative toys and games designed by kids. Offering the coveted opportunity to enter into licensing deals with toy and game industry giants, …

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Mattel’s Richard Dickson joins esteemed keynote line-up at this year’s CHITAG Inventor Conference

Mattel’s president and COO, Richard Dickson will be joining a line-up of esteemed keynote speakers, including David Fuhrer, MD of BlueSquare Innovations, and Robert Fuhrer, owner of NexToy at this year’s CHITAG Inventor Conference. The Chicago Toy and Game Group has now detailed the 2019 schedule and speaker line-up for …

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Final nominees for the Toy & Game Innovation Awards revealed

The final nominees for the 12th Annual Toy & Game Innovation Awards, hosted by The Chicago Toy and Game Group, have been revealed. Voted on by industry experts, retailers and consumers to honour the top toy and game innovators from around the world, the TAGIEs are recognised as one of …

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Toy & Game Innovation Awards organisers urge the industry to get voting for 2019 event

The Chicago Toy and Game Group is urging the industry to get their nominations in for the best innovators, designers, retailers, PRs and marketers in the toy and game space before voting for this year’s Toy & Game Innovation Awards closes on August 15. Winners will be honoured at an …

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