Tag Archives: People of Play

New speakers added for Toy & Game International Innovation Conference

People of Play (POP) has announced the second wave of speakers and keynotes for the Toy & Game International Innovation Conference, held on November 15-19. New and exciting this year, the Summit keynotes will feature POP Duos: Leaders, Legends and Celebrities, paired from different industries to talk about creativity, ideas …

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People of Play announces schedule for Virtual POP Week

People of Play (POP) has announced the official schedule for its Virtual POP Week, which runs from November 15–20, 2021. The week includes The Toy & Game International Innovation Summit, POP Duo Keynotes Legends & Leaders, Networking in the POP Pub Rooms, Entertainment on the Fair Stages, TAGIE Awards and …

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Calling all whizz-kids! People of Play’s annual Young Inventor Challenge kicks off

People of Play (POP) is gearing up for its annual Young Inventor Challenge (YIC), sponsored this year by toy giants Goliath, Mattel, HABA, New Key Pet LLC, and Crazy Aaron’s. The YIC provides an outlet for young inventors to create, present and connect with toy industry professionals to receive professional …

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People of Play’s TAGIE Awards 2021 now open for entries

The 14th annual TAGIE Awards, presented by People of Play, is now open for nominations, encouraging the global industry to celebrate the best and brightest innovators, designers, and marketers that it has to offer. The yearly event brings together communities from across the world’s toy and game industry, including professionals, …

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Voting is now open for People of Play’s 2020 TAGIE Awards

People of Play – formerly known as Chicago Toy and Game – has unveiled its list of Toy and Game International Excellence awards finalists. Spanning categories such as Toy Inventor of the Year, Game Inventor of the Year and Young Inventor of the Year, the 13th annual TAGIE Awards honours …

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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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