ADVISORY, Feb. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Toy Industry Association, Inc., the not-for-profit trade association representing all businesses involved in creating and bringing toys and youth entertainment products to kids of all ages, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square, to kick off the 112th annual North American International Toy Fair, taking place February 14th -17th at the Javits Center in New York City.
In honor of the occasion, John Gessert, Chairman, Toy Industry Association and President and CEO American Plastic Toys, along with members of the Toy Industry Association Board of Directors will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, February 12, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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About Toy Industry Association, Inc.:
Toy Industry Association™, Inc. (TIA) is the not-for-profit trade association representing all businesses involved in creating and bringing toys and youth entertainment products to kids of all ages. TIA's more than 750 members account for approximately 90% of the annual U.S. domestic toy market of $22B.*
TIA has a long history of leadership in toy safety, including responsibility for the development of the first comprehensive toy safety standard. TIA members and staff continue to work with government officials, consumer groups and industry leaders on ongoing programs to ensure safe play.
TIA serves as the industry's advocate on legislative and trade issues; enhances the image and growth of the industry by promoting toy products at its trade shows and events, in the media, and via other means; and fosters philanthropy to children via the Toy Industry Foundation and its Toy Bank.
*Source: The NPD Group
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