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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. 

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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. 


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


ASTRA Booth 6414

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 9-12, 2019 in Pittsburgh. 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. 

Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 16

9:00am - 6:00pm

Hospitality Lounge Open
Hall 1E 12

Start each day at the hospitality lounge. Hang up your winter coat and grab a coffee, tea or water before hitting the trade show floor. You'll find with comfortable chairs, outlets and tables where you can take a break to have lunch or connect with ASTRA colleagues.

9:00am - 6:00pm

Trade Show Floor Open

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Meet, Visit, Play
Hall 1E 6

Sunday, February 17

9:00am - 6:00pm

Hospitality Lounge Open
Hall 1E 12

9:00am - 6:00pm

Trade Show Floor Open

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Night in New York
Clyde Frazier's Wine and Dine
485 Tenth Avenue (Entrance at 38th St)
New York, NY 10018

Purchase a ticket to this must-attend party to kick-off your night networking with colleagues and enjoying delicious bites and non-stop drinks with your ticket.

Monday, February 18

8:00am - 9:00am

Share the Fair
Hall 1E 11

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

Did you attend Share the Fair? Stop by ASTRA booth 6414 to pick up a printed copy of the products that attendees noted as must-see items on the Toy Fair show floor. The Share the Fair list will be distributed ONLY to ASTRA retailers who attended Share the Fair on Monday, February 18, but will be available online to all members.

Tuesday, February 19

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.