HOW TO PITCH
Your Pitch Perfect Guide
Video: Basics of the Industry - Who, What, Where, Terms, Acronyms and More, Dougal Grimes (Spin Master) moderates with panelists Azhelle Wade (Toy Coach), Greg Benassar (Asmodee), Elizabeth Moody (7 Towns), Dan Rowan (UltraPro)
Video: Pitch like a Pro to Manufacturers and Retailers, Moderator: Tim Walsh (Co-Founder, Roo Games; Founder, The Playmakers) with panelists: Tanya Thompson (Director Global Product Acquisition & Inventor Relations for Gaming, Hasbro), Adam Hockerman (Vice President of New Business, PlayMonster), Leila Nosrati (Principal, Master Toy Advisors), David Winter (Head of New Product Acquisition & Inventor Relations, Jazwares),
Gillian Ruan (Enterprise Innovation and Inventor Relations Manager, Mattel)
Articles with Advice from Experts - Some You Will Pitch !
by Leila Nosrati, President, Master Toy Advisors | Product Innovation Partners
by Ken Gruhl, Professional Inventor
by Mike Hirtle, President of Paladin
by Andy Geremia
Mattel's Christopher Keenan on how to keep buyers engaged throughout the process, and why brevity is key.
by Matt Nuccio, President at Design Edge Inc. Designer - Inventor - Manufacture Agent- Lecturer - Consultant
For those of you unfamiliar with the many challenges toy inventors face in getting their ideas seen, considered, and eventually sometimes even purchased by a toy company, this is a very fair question. The process is long, multi-stepped, and certainly for anyone on the outside waiting for some kind of smoke signal, frankly torturous.
Here, then, are 5 reasons why it does indeed take so long. Read More....