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ASTRA at Toy Fair

ASTRA members get access to member-only events and product deals at Toy Fair to make your business trip to New York even better. Mark your calendars for member-only networking events, save big on your orders with member-only manufacturer specials and take a breather from the show floor and enjoy beverages and snacks at the shared hospitality lounge. 

View the map of ASTRA events here

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Advantages of Being an ASTRA Member at Toy Fair

  • Access to the shared Hospitality Lounge. With a place to check your coat, comfortable chairs, outlets, tables and refreshments, it's the perfect place to take a break, have lunch or connect with ASTRA colleagues.
     
  • ASTRA members get discounted access for our exclusive Night in New York party on the Sunday night of Toy Fair to eat, drink and network with ASTRA peers.
     
  • Retailers: 
    • Save big on your orders with show specials offered solely for ASTRA members!
    • Grab a copy of ASTRA's Toy Fair Guide! This booklet is your one-stop resource that includes details of all ASTRA events at Toy Fair, a complete listing of member-only specials and show tips from Toy Fair veterans to help you make the most of your time on the show floor.
    • Attend our retail member-only Share the Fair event where you'll enjoy a breakfast buffet and coffee while discussing the hot new toys and children's products you've seen in the aisle of Toy Fair.
  • Exhibitors: 
    • Submit a show special for ASTRA members and you'll be included in the Toy Fair Guide as part of your member benefits. ASTRA's Toy Fair Guide is distributed to all ASTRA retailers and sales reps, ensuring you get maximum brand awareness at the show. 
    • Get a placard to display in your booth that designates you're a "Proud ASTRA Member." 
       
  • Sales Reps:
    • Grab the Sales Rep Wanted list, a listing of manufacturers looking for sales representatives for their products.  See, download and print the list inadvance here


Not an ASTRA Member? Join today to take advantage of these and other benefits!

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ASTRA Booth 6511

Make the ASTRA booth your first stop and check these to-do's off your list right away:

  • Pick up your ASTRA Member ribbon so that manufacturers know to apply big savings to your orders and so you have access to member-only networking events.  
     
  • Register for Marketplace & Academy, June 7-10, 2019 in Orlando, FL. The early bird conference rate ends February 19 at Toy Fair. Everyone who registers for the full conference at the booth will be eligible for a prize.
     
  • Get your copy of ASTRA's Toy Fair Guide: This booklet is your one-stop resource that includes details of all ASTRA events at Toy Fair, a complete listing of member-only specials and show tips from Toy Fair veterans to help you make the most of your time on the show floor.
     
  • For Sales Reps: Grab the Sales Rep Wanted list, a listing of manufacturers looking for sales representatives for their products. 

ASTRA Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 22

9:00am - 6:00pm

Hospitality Lounge Open
Hall 1E 12

Drop off your coat each morning, grab some refreshments and make it your regular place for lunch, charging up or socialing with your ASTRA friends.

9:00am - 6:00pm

Trade Show Floor Open

Sunday, February 23

9:00am - 6:00pm

Hospitality Lounge Open
Hall 1E 12

9:00am - 6:00pm

Trade Show Floor Open

6:30pm - 8:30pm

ASTRA's Night in New York Party
The Paramount
1501 Broadway, New York, NY 10036
Entrance on 43rd St. between 7th Ave & 8th Ave

The best party of the fair! Delicious food and non-stop drinks included.

Monday, February 24

8:00am - 9:00am

Share the Fair
Hall 1E 11
Retailer Members Only
Same day, more products to share! Gather with your fellow retailer members to discuss the hot new toys you see in the aisles of Toy Fair. This list will help you sort through some of the must-see new toys for 2019.

9:00am - 6:00pm

Hospitality Lounge Open
Hall 1E 12

9:00am - 6:00pm

Trade Show Floor Open

1:00pm

Share the Fair List Available

Share the Fair attendees, stop by the ASTRA booth 6511 in the afternoon for your copy and check out all the great finds. The list will be posted online for those that did not attend.

Tuesday, February 25

9:00am - 4:00pm

Hospitality Lounge Open
Hall 1E 12

9:00am - 4:00pm

Trade Show Floor Open

 

 

 

 

 

For questions or comments regarding ASTRA's involvement at Toy Fair, please contact ASTRA at info@astratoy.org or (312) 222-0984.