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Asmodee previews virtual stand tour with its AsmoFair – The Toy Fair Edition

Asmodee is upping its game for AsmoFair – The Toy Fair Edition, the third iteration of the board game giant’s pioneering virtual trade show, with the addition of a 360-degree walkthrough tour of a fully built show stand. Offering a safe, online alternative to the unfortunate cancellation of this year’s …

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New York Toy Fair 2021 cancelled, The Toy Association confirms

The New York Toy Fair 2021 has been cancelled owing to the insufficient resolution of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis across the globe, the Toy Association has confirmed this afternoon. The annual industry event had been moved from its Q1 February slot to a later date, scheduled to take place from …

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Thames & Kosmos to host virtual showcase for 2021 portfolio of games and science kits

Thames & Kosmos is preparing to host its own virtual show room from January 15th to March 31st as the firm looks to connect with customers in new ways for 2021. Aligning itself with the ongoing lean into digital showcasing and with both the London Toy Fair cancelled and Spring …

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Zimpli Kids launches its first Interactive brochure to showcase its 2021 products

In response to the postponement or cancellation of the traditional Toy Fair season at the year’s opening in 2021, and with uncertainty still the presiding feeling among many, Zimpli Kids has created its first Interactive brochure with which to showcase its newest products for the year ahead. The past few …

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Marvin’s Magic revamps HQ showroom to deliver ‘virtual magic meetings’ with customers

Marvin’s Magic has invested in the launch of a new studio in the business’ Hertfordshire head quarters in order to host virtual ‘magic meetings’ with customers and buyers who will be missing out on the traditional toy fair season at the start of next year owing to show postponements and …

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Asmodee confirms the return of AsmoFair for January 2021 in wake of Toy Fair and Spring Fair cancellations

Asmodee has confirmed the return of its virtual trade show substitute AsmoFair for January 2021, being held in the online space in the wake of the cancellation of both next year’s London Toy Fair and Spring Fair. The latest iteration of the virtual event will run from January 17th to …

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With no virtual alternative, Toy Fair 2021 really is cancelled – How does the industry feel?

There will be no virtual platform alternative to the 2021 London Toy Fair, the BTHA has confirmed, as it was announced this morning (Thursday, October 22nd) that next year’s London Olympia event has been called off, with plans to make its return in 2022. The toy and hobby industry body …

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Gibsons to host its own virtual trade and showcase event for February 2021

Gibsons is to host its own virtual trade event for 2021, the UK jigsaw puzzles and games specialist has confirmed, in a move to reassure customers concerned about the increasing number of trade shows cancelled or rescheduled next year. The virtual show will take the form of an online conference …

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The Toy Association outlines plans to move New York Toy Fair to May 2021

The Toy Association has laid out its plans to host the annual New York International Toy Fair in May 2021. In a President’s letter issued by the association and penned by Steve Pasierb, it has underlined its mission to ‘bring the industry back together as soon as it is safe …

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Spielwarenmesse postpones Nuremberg toy fair until Summer 2021

Nuremberg’s annual Spielwarenmesse is to take place in the summer of 2021, a move from its usual January/February slot in response to the current measures in place regarding the persistent Covid-19 pandemic. For the first time in the show’s long history, the large scale toy fair has been postponed until …

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