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POP Week Kicks Off with More Headliners Announced

People of Play (POP) Week, which kicked off November 15 and continues through November 19, announced new additions to its roster of headliners.

Virtual summit keynotes will feature POP Duos: Leaders, Legends, and Celebrities — bringing together panelists from different industries to discuss creativity, ideas, and the toys and games that inspired them.

Newly announced POP Duos panelists include choreographer and dancer Randy Duncan; Chief “Funosopher” Nancy Zwiers; inventor and speaker Kedar Narayan; former CEO of 4Kids Entertainment Al Khan; founder and CEO of The Nacelle Company and creator of The Toys That Made Us, Brian Volk Weiss; father of the modern action figure, Marty Abrams; founder and CEO of Kid Group, the inventor of Bop-It, Dan Klitsner; and a surprise guest, the voice of Bop-It. 

POP is continuing to add speakers and panels throughout the week; attendees can find the most up-to-date details on its website.

Closing out the conference on November 19 is the Toy and Game International Excellence (TAGIE) Awards, premiering on the POP homepage. Watch parties will take place across the globe for the toy industry to toast and celebrate their colleagues.