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The Chad Corzine Young Gift and Home Executive Award goes to Ryan Lanzel

The Gift and Home Trade Association (GHTA), the industry’s non-profit trade association, announced that Ryan Lanzel, vice president and creative director of Fire and Pine, has been named as the winner of the first Chad... more »

Schleich USA hires eight-year old as its first chief storytelling officer

Schleich USA hires an eight-year old as chief storytelling officer from a pool of nearly 150 applicants. Once upon a time, Schleich (pronounced Shh-like), the leading manufacturer of animal characters and playsets, went searching for... more »

People Of Play releases Virtual POP Week details

People of Play (POP) released its official schedule for the Virtual POP Week, running from Nov. 15-20, 2021. The week includes The Toy & Game International Innovation Summit, POP Duo Keynotes Legends & Leaders, Networking... more »

IMC names six Market Snapshot People’s Choice winners at Fall 2021 High Point Market

International Market Centers (IMC) has named six products – including furniture, textiles and architectural elements by Hooker Furniture, Modway, Native Spun, Pearl Mantels, Poetic Pillow and Union Home – as the Fall 2021 High Point... more »

GCA receives recognition for its Black Makers Pitch Program

The Greeting Card Association (GCA) was honored with the highest recognition, the Summit Award for Diversity & Inclusion, for its Black Makers Pitch Program. The honor was bestowed at the annual American Society of Association... more »

GHTA opens nominations for The Chad Corzine YGE Award

GHTA announced it is now accepting nominations for The Chad Corzine Young Gift & Home Executive (YGE) Award. The industry lost a dear friend to many when Chad Corzine passed away in May. Chad co-founded... more »
Caroline Hipple

DMC celebrates Caroline Hipple with the Academy of Achievement honor

Caroline Hipple, the president of Norwalk Furniture and industry leader for more than three decades, will receive the Academy of Achievement honor at the 32nd ARTS Awards, taking place at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in... more »

People of Play opens voting for 2021 Toy & Game International Excellence Awards

Finalists for the prestigious TAGIE Awards have been announced by People of Play (POP). The TAGIEs honor the best and brightest innovators, designers and marketers in the toy and game industry. The 2021 TAGIE Awards are presented by... more »

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