ABC is excited to announce the keynote speaker for the 2011 Spring Conference buffet luncheon, Richard Turner, whose amazing card tricks and gambling techniques have been featured on television shows ranging from That’s Incredible, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, The 700 Club. The Paul Daniels Show on the BBC, and World Geniuses in Japan.
Toy Fair -
New York City, New York (2/13/11 - 2/16/11)
Step right up, don’t be shy! Take your pick from all these fabulous toys and prizes! The Giggle Guide® had a blast taking in all the sights and sounds at recent trade shows in NYC, and we discovered plenty of goodies to cheer about at Toy Fair 2011. We grinned with childhood delight at Nowstalgictoys’ Squirmles. Creative products from Center Enterprises won our stamp of approval, and we felt like kids again as we “test drove” ride-alongs from Playsam’s. Our Geeky nature was fed too, with ThinkGeek’s joystick for iPad and interactive guitar t-shirts. Want to play? Add these exciting knickknacks, games and action-packed products to your store’s toy aisle and let the good times roll!
The 2nd edition of the Playtime New York show was held from the March 5th-7th, 2011 at 82MERCER in Soho. 72 American and international brands, associated with the worlds of childhood and maternity wear, came together: clothing, footwear, jewelry, accessories, childcare and deco were represented.
The 14% increase in the number of participants compared to the July 2010 edition was accompanied by an increase of 25.21% in the number of visitors, a sharp progression which bodes well for an ultra dynamic 3rd edition.
KIDShow Las Vegas, held in mid-February at Bally’s, kicked the Fall 2011 buying season into high gear with a wide assortment of new and brand-name fashions, accessories and gifts. Buyers’ spirits were soaring and orders were written with anticipation of good things to come. Many loyal KIDShow exhibitors praised the event as “their best showing in years!” Hopes were high for the Fall season and beyond. New to KIDShow, Pixie Girl, SCKC and Urban Sunday caught The Giggle Guide’s attention for their interesting collections, backed by the passion and professionalism of the brands’ exhibitors.
Headquartered in Paris, France, Playtime is recognized for excellence in the organization of trade shows and offers the world’s largest trade show network for children’s and maternity collections. Launched in 2006, Playtime Paris quickly became a must-see trade show in Europe with 350 exhibitors. Playtime Tokyo debuted in 2009 and is now the biggest children’s fashion trade show in Japan.
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