2018 TAGIE Awards Finalists Revealed!

Toy & Game Innovation Awards, November 16th, 2018

TOY INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Seven Towns ltd
Who's the Dude
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KID Group
Ultra Dash
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Latham Gaines
Power Dough for Canal Toys
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Shoot The Moon
Wrapples for Moose Toys
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Sydney Wiseman
Fingerlings for WowWee
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GAME INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Bang Zoom
Chow Crown for Hasbro
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Don Ullman and Bob Driscoll

Don't Step In It for Hasbro
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Don Ullman Bio Pic - Don Ullman.jpg
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Jeff Foxworthy
Relative Insanity for PlayMonster
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Rob Daviau and Justin D. Jacobson
Fireball Island: The Curse of Vul-Kar for Restoration Games
Seven Towns
Greedy Granny for Goliath Games
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YOUNG INVENTOR OF THE YEAR

Ethan Klein
3duxdesign House Architecture Set
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DreamPillow-306 - Megan Grennan.jpg
TDP box (1) - Megan Grennan.jpg
Harper Miller
The Dream Pillow
Michael Nixon
The Amazing Annoyatron
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Michael Nixon_3I7A0944-Edit_PRINT - Mich

RISING STAR INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

Adam Borton
Flushin' Frenzy for Mattel
Flushin_ Frenzy - Product Image - Adam B
Adam Borton - Creating Unique Toys Ltd.
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OregonTrailBoxComponents - Daryl Andrews
Jeff Lai
Maki Stack for Blue Orange
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IMAG0462 - Jeff Lai.jpg
Art, Joe, and Jim Seymour
Circuit Blox, Power Blox, & Story Blox for E-Blox
E-Blox_Team - Jim Seymour.jpg
Story Blox - The Cave.jpg
Daryl Andrews
The Oregon Trail for Pressman Toy/Goliath
Jillian Lakritz
Yoee Baby Original Line
JL_Kitty - Jillian Lakritz.png
Image 7_Puppy L-curlyBOX_YB014_Blue - Ji
Krissa Watry
playPORTAL
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Nick Metzler
Hall Hydra for Spin Master
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Marissa Louie
Animoodles
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INNOVATIVE ART AND VISUALS OF THE YEAR

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CatGameTeam - Chris Wickman.jpg
Cat Game - Chris Wickman.jpg
Elan Lee and Matt Inman
Bears vs Babies for Exploding Kittens
Geizi Guevara, Mike Freeth, Patrick Murray, and Chris Wickman
The Cat Game for Spin Master
Jakks Pacific, Seven Towns,  Steve Lomas and 
Make-a-Mask  
 FanHeads™
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Prospero Hall
Disney Villainous for WonderForge
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Shado-1052-HiResSpill - Cristina Lucas.j
Sabrina Miramon, Chris D’Angelo, Greg Stata, Kelly Miele, Kathy Beyerle 
Shadows in the Forest for ThinkFun

INNOVATIVE MARKETING TEAM OF THE YEAR

JMP Creative SOCIAL TEAM_Jim McCafferty
JMP Creative's Social Media Team
Orbeez Wow World Campaign - Maya Toys
WowWorldWowzerSuprise JMP Creative - jim
PlayMonster 5 Second Rule Marketing Team
5 Second Rule
PM 5SR marketing team - Beth Muehlenkamp
7434_5secondrule_pkgcontents - Beth Mueh
Lee Parkhurst, Jennifer Jens, Sunny Choi, and Nicole Younger
Educational Insights for Sculptapalooza's Online Campaign
EI_Logo_Horizontal_Blue-1 - Sculptapaloo
1936-01 - Sculptapalooza.jpg
Hasbro Marketing and Rhett and Link
Online Influencer Video Campaign
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Sydney Wiseman
Fingerlings for
WowWee
SydneyWiseman2018 - Dave Buzz(1).jpg
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