Please note:  In order to better serve you, ASTRA will be upgrading our current phone system the month of September. During this time, you may experience intermittent periods when the phone system will not be in service. To reach us, please email us at We appreciate your understanding.


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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Upcoming Events

Meet, Visit, Play — Minnesota

September 17, 2018 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Minneapolis Mart, 10301 Bren Road W., Minnetoka, MN

  • Panel Discussion: Dos and Don'ts of Retail Theft and Loss Prevention
    Join ASTRA to learn the best strategies an dpractices for retail theft and loss prevention. A panel of retailers will share their experiences and stories of theft joined by a local expert in loss prevention who will review the dos and don'ts in protecting your merchandise. All are welcome!
    Monday, September 17, 2018 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Minneapolis Mart, 10301 Bren Road W., Minnetoka, MN

  • Game Night
    Can't make it to the panel discussion, you can still come play with us! Retailers and their staff are invited to join us for a night of relaxed game playing in a fun, social atmosphere.
    Monday, September 17, 2018 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Minneapolis Mart, 10301 Bren Road W., Minnetoka, MN
    Please RSVP to: or call Lu at 952-932-7148