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The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) is a non-profit association that provides education, networking, product sourcing and discounts, and consumer public relations to grow the specialty toy industry. ASTRA is the largest association serving the specialty toy industry and thrives on the communication and cooperation of its members including retailers, manufacturers and sales representatives.

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ASTRA EVENTS

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Celebrate play at your neighborhood toy store! Find family-friendly activities, in-store specials and discover this holiday season's coolest toys - all thoughtfully curated for the kids and kids-at-heart you love.


Chicago Certified Play Expert (In-Person)

Friday, Sept. 13th - Saturday, Sept. 14th @ 8am-5pm 
Kimton Hotel Allegro, 171 W Randolph | Chicago, IL 60601

ASTRA is pleased to be hosting our upcoming Certified Play Expert (CPE) Workshop in Chicago, IL this September! ASTRA invites toy industry professionals, therapists, librarians, educators and anyone in the business of play to take part in this event. Become a Certified Play Expert at our in-person, interactive 2-day workshop. 

Inclusions: Breakfast and lunch on both days                Price: $399
                    Certificate of graduation
                    Certified Play Expert pin