July 22, 2020

Press Contact:  

Emily Blosser

emily@brilliantprm.com 

404.434.2103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

THE CHICAGO TOY AND GAME GROUP’S YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE WINNERS INCLUDE EVERYTHING FROM BATTLING PUZZLEBOTS TO AN INVENTION THAT HELPS KIDS SAFELY HIGH-FIVE IN THE AGE OF COVID-19

CHICAGO, IL (July 22, 2020) -- The Chicago Toy & Game Group, along with sponsors Mattel, Magformers, Scholastic and the American Specialty Retailer Association (A...

June 30, 2020

Press Contact: 

Emily Blosser 

emily@brilliantprm.com

404.434.2103

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THE ANNUAL OPENING OF THE TAGIE AWARD NOMINATIONS KICKS OFF WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF A NEW NAME, NEW CATEGORY AND NEW VIRTUAL PROGRAM FOR 2020

CHICAGO, IL (July 1, 2020) -- In the spirit and theme of “Celebration,” the TAGIE Awards will boldly continue this year by expanding its platform honoring the best and brightest innovators, designers and mar...

May 12, 2020

Chicago Toy & Game (CHITAG) Group to

Assume Publication of the Bloom Report

 (Phil Bloom)

May 12, 2020 - Today, the Chicago Toy & Game Group (CHITAG) announces that it will acquire and assume ongoing publication of toy industry news standard bearer, the Bloom Report. The transition will occur on May 30  upon the retirement of Phil Bloom, who founded and published the report for more than 20 years alongside a long career with Toy...

April 22, 2020

CALLING ALL KID INVENTORS!

CHITAG’s YOUNG INVENTOR SPRING CHALLENGE SEARCHES FOR

NEXT HIT TOYS AND GAMES

Entries Accepted Until June 15th for Toy and Game Concepts

from 6-18 Year-Old Inventors

CHICAGO, Ill., April 21, 2020 – The Chicago Toy and Game Group will host the 15th Annual Young Inventor Challenge (YIC), a global search for the most innovative toys and games designed by kids, for kids, with a special Spring event for kids...

CHITAG’S YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE BRINGS NEW

KID-INVENTED GAME TO RETAIL;

OFFERS AT-HOME LEARNING ACTIVITY FOR KIDS

Winning Game, Betcha Can’t!, Invented by Kids and Produced by Pressman is Available Now

CHICAGO, Ill., March 17, 2020 – The Chicago Toy and Game Group, host of the annual Young Inventor Challenge (YIC), announced the retail launch of a YIC winning game, Betcha Can’t!. The game was invented by friends Lily Brown (13...

December 13, 2019

CHICAGO, IL (December 12, 2019) – Chicago Toy and Game (CHITAG) Fair, the largest event during CHITAG Week, welcomed more than 30,000 attendees to the experiential and immersive playground at Navy Pier in Chicago. Attendees were invited to discover and play with hot holiday toys and games and meet the inventors who created them.  

On the first day of the Fair, the annual Young Inventor Challenge (YIC) showcased the younges...

December 6, 2019

2019 TOY AND GAME INNOVATION (TAGIE) AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT 17th ANNUAL CHICAGO TOY & GAME WEEK

CHICAGO, Ill., December 3, 2019 – The Chicago Toy & Game Group revealed the winners of the 12th annual TAGIE Awards, recognizing top toy and game innovators from around the world. The TAGIE Awards are the preeminent awards program honoring innovation and excellence in the toy and game industry. Winners were announced at a playful...

May 7, 2019

CHITAG Announces Additions to its Elite Advisory Board

Industry Leaders Adi Golad, Rachel Griffin, Robert Fuhrer and John Barbour Join the Exemplary Board to Assist on Achieving Excellence in Play!

CHICAGO, IL (May 8, 2019) - The Chicago Toy and Game Group, organizer of the preeminent toy and game industry events during CHITAG Week, is honored to announce that Adi Golad, Founder, Chairman of Goliath, Rachel Griffin, VP Public Re...

March 20, 2019

(Rich Mazel, Mary Couzin)

36th Annual U.K. Toy Inventors’ Dinner Honors

Mary Couzin with Prestigious I.D.I.O.T. Award

London (March 20, 2019) – The International Designer and Inventor of the Toys Award (also known as the I.D.I.O.T. Award) was bestowed on Mary Couzin at the 36th Annual U.K. Toy Inventors’ Dinner during the London Toy Fair. The Award is given to luminaries who have made outstanding contributions to the toy industr...

A SURPRISE ENDING WITH THREE YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE WINNERS CAPS OFF CHICAGO TOY AND GAME WEEK 2018 AS 30,000 CONSUMERS CELEBRATE PLAY AND INNOVATION ON NAVY PIER

CHICAGO, IL (December 18, 2018) - For the first time in its 13 year history, the Young Inventor Challenge (YIC), held annually during Chicago Toy and Game Week (ChiTAG), crowned three grand prize winners for Most Marketable Concept, a category sponsored by Target an...

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