Trade Associations & Organizations Links

American Specialty Toy Retailing Association
Links retailers, manufacturers, importers, reps and industry related people. www.astratoy.orgAssociation of Independent Specialty Stores
Infant product retailers. www.aissgroup.comThe Bloom Report
Where toy industry insiders go to get their inside information. www.thebloomreport.comEntertainment Software Association
Formerly the Interactive Digital Software Association. www.theesa.comFrank Martin Associates, Inc.
A toy representative who can provide information on the products his company handles, the role of toy business reps, and the value of ASTRA. www.frankmartintoys.comHobby Industry Association of Americawww.hobby.orgInternational Council for Childrensplay (ICCP)
Organization of academics and persons from all over the world, especially from Europe and America, interested in practical questions of play and toy research. www.iccp-play.deInternational Licensing Industry Merchandisers Associationwww.licensing.orgInternational Toy Center
(200 Fifth Ave/1107 Broadway) www.thetoycenter.comJuvenile Products Manufacturers Assocationwww.jpma.orgKid Power Xchange
Assists organizations in optimizing their marketing goals by offering conferences in all areas of marketing, market research, e-commerce, and branding. www.kidpowerx.comKids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.)
National charity of leading retailers and manufacturers of children's products committed to helping children in need.
K.I.D.S. Mission Statement
www.kidsdonations.orgNational Independent Nursery Furniture Retailers Associationwww.ninfra.comNational School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA)www.nssea.orgNewFuntiers
A professional invention, design and development's international toy services www.npd.comOtis Toy Design School
Trains students to design and produce toys, preparing them in cultural and sociological implications of what “toy” implies. for Keeps
National not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting healthy, constructive, non-violent play for all children.www.playingforkeeps.orgPlaythings
Toy business portal. www.playthings.comRadio Control Hobby Trade Associationwww.rchta.orgSchool & Home Office Products
Helps reputable toy and hobby retailers find wholesalers and manufacturers of new and innovative gift, toy, and hobby products. Boasts over 15,000 registered retailers. www.toydirectory.comThe Toy Bank
Where charities serving underprivileged and at-risk children can obtain new toys, and toy manufacturers, retailers and distributors can reach out to needy children. Toy Industry Association
The national New York City-based trade association for U.S. producers and importers of toys, games and children's entertainment products. Formerly Toy Manufacturers of America. www.toy-tia.orgToys for Tots
U.S. Marines' annual toy collection and distribution campaigns.www.toysfortots.orgUnited League of Toy Representatives Associationswww.ultratoyreps.comWestern Toy & Hobby Representatives Association
Non-profit organization that produces and promotes the Western States Toy & Hobby Show. Women In Toys
Professional networking base for women working within the toy and related industries. www.womenintoys.comYoe Studios
Toy design studio with attitude.

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