Visit Hotaling Imports at the Annual Toy Fair in New York

Jan 22, 2018
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If you’re part of the toy industry, you have probably heard of the Toy Fair in New York. This event is produced by The Toy AssociationTM, Inc. – the same organization that hosts the Toy of the Year Awards. You can find Hotaling Imports at booth #3135 at this year’s event, where we’ll showcase our unique toy selection that sparks creativity and imagination in children.

Event Details

The 115th North American International Toy Fair takes place from February 17th to February 20th. It is hosted in the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Every day from Saturday until Tuesday, visitors have the opportunity to browse exhibitor stands and explore some of their newest toy collections. To get into the event, you must be associated with the toy industry. It is not open to the public, because it’s exclusively geared toward retailers, distributors, importers, wholesalers, and buying groups. You must also be 18 or older to attend the Toy Fair.

What You Can Expect

The Toy Fair hosts more than 1,000 exhibitors which provide a selection of more than 150,000 different toys. There is a general market place where you can browse different selections. However, you can also use the floor plan to find the specific product zones you’re most interested in. After all, you may not be able to examine a total of 150,000 different toys present at this fair.

Attendees will be given a list of exhibitors, and a floor plan and interactive map is also available online at the Toy Fair website. You can even browse exhibitors by categories of products offered. This can be helpful if you sell a certain selection of toys or are looking for ideas for certain age categories.

Visit Us at Booth# 3135

Hotaling Imports will be present at this year’s Toy Fair. Our wholesale specialty toy collection includes a selection of quality brands, including Le Toy Van, Djeco, and Liontouch. As the exclusive U.S. distributor of Papo toys, we’ll also bring many toys from the new Papo collection for you to see. We can’t bring all the toys we have available – that would take up too much space. However, we’ll provide you with information on purchasing from us. You can view our extensive catalog on our website anytime, where we make it easy to order from us.

Whether you have ordered from us in the past or not, please feel free to stop by our booth #3135 to meet us and chat with us. We would like to show you the difference our toys have to offer from the regular toys you find in the big stores. We pride ourselves on stocking only high-quality toys that encourage imaginative play and healthy childhood development.

How to Reserve Your Spot

To reserve your spot, you must register online at the Toy Fair official website. Even if you have attended previous events, you’ll need to create a new account to register for the 2018 event. If you don’t live nearby, you may also want to book your accommodations. The Toy Fair has made onPeak their official housing partner, through which you can book your hotel room.

There is a shuttle service to take you from your hotel to the convention center. Before you get a room, you may want to browse the list of shuttle stops to help you get their conveniently. Several hotels aren’t directly on the route but can be reached within comfortable walking distance. If you haven’t booked your trip yet, it’s a good idea to do it soon before it’s too late. You don’t want to miss this event!

Why You Should Attend

If you’re looking to take your business in a new direction, the Toy Fair can give you some ideas on how to increase your customer base. If you’re interested in establishing a new wholesaler relationship, Hotaling Imports is ready to assist. The event will also give you the opportunity to network with other people associated with the toy industry. That’s one of the advantages of it being closed to the general public.

Attending this Toy Fair can help you stand out from the competition in your area. You’ll be the first to know which new toys are hot. Other retailers and wholesalers can even give you some advice on how you can maximize your profits from selling these toys. Finally, you’ll get to explore and play with new toys – that’s reason enough to go, because toys are fun.

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