Deadline Approaching: Book a Meeting with The Trends Team in Dallas

toy-trends-logoAugust 22, 2022 | The Toy Association’s trends teams will be on site at the 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market scouting new playthings to determine hot toy trends for 2023. Exhibitors are encouraged to book a meeting with the team by September 1.

The Toy Association will be available to meet with companies Tuesday, September 20 through Wednesday, September 21. All product information gathered at the show will be kept under embargo.

In the coming months, the trends team will review thousands of products to establish the major trends and the latest developments in toys, play, and youth entertainment. These trends will be unveiled to media, buyers, and other industry professionals during The Toy Association’s Q1 media event, The Play Date (March 8, 2023), in partnership with Adventure Media & Events. Trends and related products will also be used in the Association’s media messaging throughout the year, including TV segments and trade and consumer articles.

Preference for appointments is given to Toy Association members on a first-come, first-served basis. To schedule an appointment, contact Angela Stanton-Weekes.

The 2023 Preview & 2022 Holiday Market, taking place September 20 to 22 at the Dallas Market Center in Dallas, TX, is produced by The Toy Association. More information can be found at