Register Now for TTPM’s 2017 Media Showcase Events
TTPM announced the 2017 dates for its annual Spring Showcase (April 27) and Holiday Showcase (September 26), which are held in New York City. Click here for more information about the media events including images and video from past events. Visit the website and click “registration” to obtain the form with 2017 pricing. For more information about TTPM and TTPM’s Showcase Events, contact Bob Glaser or Donna Moore.
TIF Thanks Industry for Toy Donations on Today Show
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) appeared on NBC’s Today Show on November 29 to celebrate the toy companies who donated more than 10,000 toys and games valued at $255,000 to the Today Show’s annual Holiday Toy Drive.
During the televised appearance, Jean Butler, executive director of TIF, shared stories of the toy industry’s generosity with viewers across the nation and talked about the ways in which toy companies are making a difference in the lives of children in need.
“Every toy we receive during the holiday season brings joy to kids who are struggling or feeling alone,” said Butler. “We are deeply thankful for each and every one of our donors for their unwavering commitment to spreading the magical benefits of toys and play during the holidays and all year long!”
The playthings will be delivered to nearly 30 children’s charities, including The Children’s Dream Fund, Coalition for Children’s Christmas Toys, Project Merry Christmas, and Educational and Treatment Council Center. These organizations help children who are homeless, suffering from life-threatening illnesses, living in poverty, or otherwise in need.
TIF thanks the following companies that donated books, electronics, dolls, action figures, arts and crafts, and more to help foster imaginative, non-violent and creative play this holiday season: Aerobie, Alex Brands, Ann Williams Group, International Playthings, Just Pretend Kids, Lulu Jr., Mattel, McClean Enterprises, Monkeying Around, Moose Toys, Spin Master, Sticker Farm, and VTech Toys and LeapFrog.
For more information about the Toy Industry Foundation, visit www.ToyIndustryFoundation.org.
Survey Shows How Today’s Kids Consume Content
DHX Media and Ipsos, Canada’s leading provider of public opinion research, announced the results of a survey of 2,700 parents in the U.S., Canada, and the UK, designed to illustrate how children age 0–12 consume entertainment content and brands. The results are contained in this infographic.