Welcome to...

2020 TOY & GAME INTERNATIONAL INNOVATION SUMMIT

. . . part of People of Play (POP) WEEK! 

Global Connections - Comprehensive Content - Entertainment!

VIRTUALLY YOURS NOVEMBER 16TH - 20TH

These companies are looking for inventor ideas and even more are speaking on crucial ALL INDUSTRY topics! All sessions will be recorded, so not too late to register! 

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This is the last chance we have to be together until at least May 2021 and going virtual allowed us to share awesomely rich programming like you've never experienced:

You'll hear from 35 panels with expert content from Leaders & Legends -

Almost 200 speakers from 17 countries!

More Presidents than the US has had since 1776! 

You can network and connect with just one click to join a room and visit other rooms with just a click!

Inventors - you can pitch ideas (more info at end of page). 

Your registration includes a ticket to the Toy & Game International Excellence Awards and POP's Got Talent!

And, if that wasn't enough, you receive a profile page on our new POP Platform! 

THIS IS THE EVENT & PLATFORM FOR YOU! 

Thank you to our Sponsors
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"CHITAG’s Inventor Conferences are timed optimally. There is no better time of year for inventors to pitch ideas to us!"


– Ben Dermer​, SVP Creative Development and Innovation. Deputy Creative Officer, Spin Master Ltd. 

"I’m looking forward to virtual CHITAG's People of Play Week this year! We won’t be seeing each other in February, or for the foreseeable future, so I’m thinking this is the main event that will not be missed."


– Troy Fischer, Managing Director, Fishco Innovation

"I love the CHITAG events! They're extremely well run with a great amount of thought put into them." 


– Carly McGinnis, Chief Operating Officer at Exploding Kittens

Your Registration includes ALL of the below and below PLUS a profile page on our new People of Play Platform, which is takes the best of Linkedin + IMDb.com + Match.com. Special virtual show pricing: $350 per person or $1,000 gets EVERYONE in your company an ALL-ACCESS PASS! 
All sessions are recorded and you can watch when you want or watch again! 
DO NOT MISS OUT AND DO NOT WAIT TO REGISTER!
2020 Virtual Keynotes: Leaders & Legends! More TBA!
Speakers from 16 Countries! 
Richard Dickson, President & COO at Matt

Richard Dickson

President and COO, Mattel, Inc.

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Jill Barad

Consultant, Prior: CEO & Chairman of Mattel

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Tom Kalinske

Executive Chairman at Mixed Dimensions

Prior: CEO of Sega America, Leapfrog and Mattel

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Neil Friedman

Advisor, Prior: President of

Alex Brands, ToysRUs, Mattel,

Fisher-Price, Tyco Preschool

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Alan Hassenfeld 

Chairman Executive Committee, Hasbro

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John Frascotti

President and COO, Hasbro

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Leslie Scott

Founder, Oxford Games

Inventor of Jenga and more

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Eric Nyman

Chief Consumer Officer,

 Hasbro

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John Barbour

Managing Partner, Volta Capital

Prior: CEO or President of

Leapfrog, ToysRUs, OddzOn, Real Networks-Games Div.

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Reuben Klamer

Founder & President of Toylab

Inventor of Game of Life, 1-2-3 Roller Skates and much more!  

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Eddy Goldfarb

Founder of Eddy & Martin Goldfarb & Assoc., Inventor of Yakity Yak Teeth, Kerplunk and more! 

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Adi Golad

Founder, Managing Director

Goliath Group

Ronnen Harray, Anton Rabie, and Ben Vera
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Gerry Crown

Founder, Crown & Andrews Australia

3 Time winner Peking to Paris

Endurance Rally

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Tim Kilpin

President, PlayMonster

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Stephen M. Youngwood 

President and COO

Sesame Workshop

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Brian Chapman

President Design & Development, Hasbro

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Reyn Guyer

President, Winsor Entertainment, Inventor NERF, Twister

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Richard Levy

President, RC Levy Associates

Co-creator of the Furby

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Wai Or

CEO

Longshore Limited

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Maura Regan

President

Licensing International

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Richard Barry

President & CEO

Tru Kids Brands

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Ben Dermer

SVP Creative Development, Deputy Creative Officer

Spin Master

Summit Speakers
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Robert Fuhrer

Owner at Nextoy LLC and KenKen Puzzle

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Catherine McMillen-Gill

Co-Founder & President 

McGill Assoc’s

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Richard Gill

Vice President Int'l, PlayMonster

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Matt Nuccio

Co-Owner and Creative Director, Design Edge

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Karri Bean

Senior Licensing Manager, Disney Parks Experiences & Products

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Lisa Guili

General Manager, Educational Insights

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David Norman

President of Goliath North America

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Clark Nesselrodt

Senior Vice President

Brilliant PR & Marketing

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Kathleen Tomes

President, Brilliant PR & Marketing

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Adam B. Hocherman

Vice President of New Business, 

PlayMonster

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Tanya Thompson

Director Global Product Acquisition & Inventor Relations for Gaming, Hasbro

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Kim Vandenbroucke

Owner, The Game Aisle and Brainy Chick

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Peggy Brown

President, Peggy Brown Creative

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Tim Walsh

Co-Founder, Roo Games; Founder, The Playmakers

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Ken Johnson

Inventor of Phase 10 and more! 

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Josslynne Lingard Welch

President,  LITZKY PUBLIC RELATIONS

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Christine Blumberg

Owner/Principal, RBG Sales

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Rachel Griffin

Co-Founder, PlayWise Partners, LLC

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Leila Nosrati

Principal, Master Toy Advisors

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Derek Gable

President of West Coast Innovations (Invention and Product Development)

Inspirational Speaker

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Gary Swisher

EVP Design & Development Spin Master

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Gregory Murphy

Principal, Landmark IP

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Amy Friedland

Executive Vice President, Freeman Public Relations

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Dougal Grimes

Senior Director, Global Games Inventor Relations and Partnerships,

Spin Master

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Hayley Woodward

Head Of Global Marketing

 Rubik's Brand Ltd

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David Barkoe 

CEO, Carve Communications

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Phil Sage

Senior Director: Product Development, Design & Inventor Relations, Hasbro

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Erin Griffin

Specialty Sales Rep Partner

Erin Griffin Group

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David Kleeman

SVP, Global Trends Dubit

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Tom Rushton

President, Revenew Sales

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Brent Bushnel

President, Two Bit Circus

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Brad Ketz

President, Ketz & Associates 

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Azhelle Wade

President, The Toy Coach

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Dave Harris

Senior Director, Inventor Relations and Strategic Partnerships, Mattel

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Rich Mazel

Senior Director, Global Product Acquisition, Hasbro

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David Winter

Head of New Product Acquisition & Inventor Relations, Jazwares

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Gregory Benassar

Licensing & New Business Director

Asmodee

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Simon Skelton

Director, Big Ideas

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Carl Buchbinder​

President, Toyology Inc

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Imogen Bailey

Editor – Toy & Hobby Retailer (Australia)

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John Baulch

Publisher, Toy World Magazine (UK)

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Gerrick Johnson

Director, BMO Capital Markets

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Steph Wissink

Managing Director,

Consumer Research, Jefferies

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Astrid Specht

Editor TOYS 1st Steps magazine (Germany)

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Mindy Schanzle 

Marketing Communications Lead - Radio Flyer

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Reyne Rice

CEO/ Global Trend Hunter, ToyTrends and Co-President ITMA (Int'l Toy Trade Magazine Asso.)

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Dr. Brittney J. Fusilier

Instagram - brittfusilier

 Lifestyle #Influencer

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James Zahn

Senior Editor, The Toy Book, The Toy Insider, and The Pop Insider

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Nicole Bortnick

Co-Owner, BGN Sales Group, LLC

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Nathan Measom

Manager of Corporate & Influencer Partnerships, Best Friends Animal Society

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Tracy Dudkiewicz

President, TAP Marketing

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Deirdre Cross

Director, Product Development

Funko Games, Prospero Hall

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Daryl Andrews

Co-Founder Evergreen Board Game Studio