Fan Videos, PR Releases and Media Coverage
Media Highlights & PR Releases
January 16, 2020 - Global Innovation Field Trip features Young Inventor Challenge with Jaz Darden (starts at 6:26:00)
January 11, 2021 - the Bloom Report - 10-Year-Old Board Game Inventor Creates Sweetest Way To Spend Family Game Night
December 26, 2020 - Tampa NBC - Local girl wins board game competition with “Chicken Poo Bingo”
December 18, 2020 - The Texas Catholic - Prince of Peace Student draws on family's passion for games to create winning contest entry
December 6, 2020 - NBC Frisco - Frisco Brothers Win National Competition for Board Game Design (Young Inventor Challenge)
November 25, 2020 - aNb Media - People of Play Announces Young Inventor Challenge Award Winners
November 25, 2020 - ToyBook - People of Play Crowns 13th Annual TAGIE Awards Winners
November 24, 2020 - Nación Juguetes - 2020 TAGIE Awards Winners Announced
November 24, 2020 - Toys & Hobby Retailer (Australia) - People of Play unveils TAGIE award winners
November 24, 2020 - ToyWorld (UK) - People of Play unveils winners of 2020 TAGIES
November 16, 2020 - Gifts & Decorative Accessories - People of Play's 2020 Toy and Game Innovation Summit Kicks Off
November 13, 2020 - aNb Media - The 15th Annual People of Play Toy & Game International Summit Kicks off Next Week
November 13, 2020 - ToyWorld (UK) - Virtual networking and high-profile speakers announced for POP Summit
November 11, 2020 - ToyBook - PEOPLE OF PLAY’S JAZMINE DARDEN TALKS YOUNG INVENTORS CHALLENGE ON THE ‘POWER KID PODCAST’
November 10, 2020 - ToyBook - People of Play’s Mary Couzin Talks ChiTAG on the ‘Power Kid Podcast’
October 23, 2020 - Gifts and Accessories - People of Play Announces Line-Up for the First-Ever ‘POP’S GOT TALENT’
October 23, 2020 - ToyWorld (UK) - POP announces entertainment line-up for POP’s Got Talent
October 22, 2020 - aNb Media - People of Play (POP) Announces Entertainment Line Up for First-Ever ‘POP’s Got Talent’
October 10, 2020 - Global Innovation Field Trip (GIF) - Jaz Darden on the Young Inventor Challenge
October 13, 2020 - Global Toy News - Young Inventor Challenge: Celebrating the Inventive Imaginations of Kids
October 8, 2020 - aNb Media - People of Play’s 15th Annual Young Inventor Challenge Underway with New Leadership
October 8, 2020 - ToyWorld - People of Play’s 15th annual Young Inventor Challenge underway
October 7, 2020 - ToyBook - PEOPLE OF PLAY KICKS OFF 15TH ANNUAL YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE UNDER NEW LEADERSHIP
September 21, 2020 - ToyNews UK - Voting is now open for People of Play’s 2020 TAGIE Awards
September 18, 2020 - ToyWorld - Voting now open for the Toy and Game International Excellence Awards
September 17, 20202 - Nación Juguetes - People of Play presenta lista de candidatos para los premios TAGIES
September 16, 2020 - ToyBook - PEOPLE OF PLAY REVEALS 13TH ANNUAL TAGIE AWARDS FINALISTS
September 11, 2020 - ToyTales The Friday Five: Mary Couzin
August 26, 2020 - Toy & Hobby Retailer Australia - Chicago Toy & Game Group undergoes makeover to become People of Play
August 20, 2020 - ToyNews (UK) - Chicago Toy & Game Group re-brands under the name People of Play
August 20,2020 - Toyworld (UK) - CHITAG re-brands as People of Play
August 20, 2020 - ICv2 - Chicago Toy & Game Group (ChiTAG) is rebranding as People of Play
August 19, 2020 - Nación Juguetes - The Chicago Toy & Game Group (CHITAG) cambia su nombre a People of Play (POP) y anuncia programación de eventos virtuales
August 19, 2020 - ToyBook - CHICAGO TOY & GAME GROUP REBRANDS AS PEOPLE OF PLAY
August 17, 2020 - ToyBook - Our Annual Games Trends Article! GAMES TO THE RESCUE! A LOOK AT GAMING TRENDS IN A CHALLENGING YEAR
August 17th, 2020 - The News & Advance Virginia - Forest fifth grader’s original game idea places in Young Inventor Challenge
August 13, 2020 - FOX Chicago - Toy industry professionals mentor young innovators featuring Analise Potsander, one of Young Inventor Spring Challenge winners!
August 5, 2020 - ABC Virginia - Forest 5th grader wins national Young Inventor Contest to create original game idea
July 30, 2020 - ABC Pittsburgh - Horsham 3rd Grader's Invention Wins National Toy Competition
July 30, 2020 - aNb Media - The Chicago Toy & Game Group’s Unveils Winners of the CHITAG Young Inventor Challenge: Spring Edition
July 30, 2020 - ToyBook - CHICAGO TOY & GAME GROUP UNVEILS SPRING YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE WINNERS
July 29, 2020 - ToyNews - Chicago Toy & Game Group reveals its Young Inventor Challenge winners
July 29, 2020 - ToyWorld (UK) - Winners of CHITAG’s Young Inventor Challenge: Spring Edition announced
July 26, 2020 - Comic-Con @ Home Panel - State of the Tabletop Industry. Mary Couzin joins Scott Gaeta (president of Renegade Games), Eric Lang (game director at CMON), Mandi BG Pinup (contributor at The Dice Tower), Tony Serebriany (director of new product development at The Op Games)
July 3, 20202 - Nación Juguetes - CHICAGO TOY & GAME GROUP realiza cambios en sus premios TAGIE 2020
July 3, 2020 - Toyworld UK - TAGIE Awards nominations now open
July 3, 2020 - ToyNews UK - TAGIE namechange sees the Toy & Game International Excellence Awards now open for nominations
July 1, 2020 - aNbmedia - TAGIE Award Nominations Kicks Off with Announcement of New Name and New Virtual Program
July 1, 2020 - Toy Book - CHICAGO TOY & GAME GROUP REINVENTS THE TAGIES AS THE TOY & GAME INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS
June 24, 2020 - Entrepreneur Magazine - These 13-Year-Old Board Game Creators Can Teach All Entrepreneurs a Thing or Two
June 11, 2020 - Make48 - Young Inventors Challenge | Bring Your Best Toy and Game Ideas!
June 2, 20202 - NBC Philadelphia - Young Inventor Challenge Goes Virtual
June 2, 20202 - FOX Denver - Young Inventor Challenge featuring past winner Kyle Levy
June 1, 20202 - FERS Communications - Betcha Can Create Something Fun
May 30, 2020 - ABC - CHITAG Young Inventor Challenge offers unique opportunity for kids
May 28, 2020 - FOX32 - CHITAG Spring Young Inventor Challenge
May 24, 2020 - GeekDad - The Young Inventor Challenge
May 22, 2020 - KARE11 Minneapolis - The Young Inventor Spring Challenge - Tiggy Shows her Game Draw into Crime
May 22, 2020 - NYMetroParent - 2020 Young Inventor Challenge Now Open to Kids Across the Country
May 18, 2020 - NBC - Chicago Toy & Game Fair Looking For ‘Young Inventor Challenge’ Submissions
May 15, 2020 - Red Tricycle - Young Inventor Challenge Launches Special Spring Edition
May 15, 2020 - WGN News - Tiggy, Young Inventor Challenge Winner talks about her game, Drawn into Crime
May 14, 2020 - PCoast, Where the Sidewalk Ends - My Advice for New Inventors
May 13, 2020 - aNb Media - Chicago Toy & Game (CHITAG) Group to Assume Publication of the Bloom Report
May 13, 2020 - ICv2 Daily Insider - CHITAG Takes Over Bloom Report
May 13, 2020 - Toyworld UK - Chicago Toy & Game Group to head up publication of the Bloom Report
April 28, 2020 - 30 Seconds Mom - Toy & Game Young Inventor Spring Challenge: Chicago Toy & Game Fair (CHITAG) Is Calling All Kid Inventors!
April 28, 2020 - Świat Zabawek Gier Planszowych - Wyzwanie CHITAG YOUNG INVENTOR wiosna poszukuje nowych hitowych pomysłów dla zabawek i gier
April 27, 2020 - aNbMedia - CHITAG to Host Young Inventor Spring Challenge
Aoril 23, 2020 - ToyBook - CHICAGO TOY AND GAME GROUP KICKS OFF VIRTUAL YOUNG INVENTORS CHALLENGE
April 23, 2020 - Toyworld UK - Entries for CHITAG’s Young Inventor Spring Challenge are open
April 15, 2020 - ToyBook - MAGFORMERS TO SPONSOR YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE
March 19, 2020 - Bob Moog, University Games, interviews Mary Couzin
March 24, 2020 - ToyNews UK - Young Inventor Challenge project Betcha Can’t lands at US retail
March 23, 2020 -Toyworld UK - CHITAG’s Young Inventor Challenge brings new game to retail
March 17, 2020 - ToyBook - CHITAG YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE WINNER BETCHA CAN’T HITS RETAIL
March 17, 2020 - aNb Media - CHITAG’s Young Inventor Challenge Brings New Kid-Invented Game to Retail
March 16, 2020 - Young Inventor Challenge Winner's game on KTLA 5 TV! Toy expert Meredith Sinclair with new toys and games to keep your kids busy and entertained
February 25, 2020 - Reinventing Your Inventor Marketing
February 11, 2020 - Oakland Schools to host first Game and Invention Challenge (winner goes to CHITAG Young Inventor Challenge)
December 19, 2019 - toybook - CHICAGO TOY & GAME FAIR SHOWCASES YOUNG INVENTORS, CROWD FAVORITES
December 13, 2019 - aNbmedia - Chicago Toy and Game (CHITAG) Fair Showcases Holiday Toys, Games, and Makers
December 13, 2019 - ToyWorld - CHITAG week plays host to global toy and game inventors
December 13, 2019 - ToyNews UK - Chicago Toy and Game Fair reveals Young Inventor Challenge winners
December 5, 2019 - KHTS Radio - Boys & Girls Club Member Awarded 'Most Creative Concept' In Young Inventor Challenge
December 5, 2019 - Toyworld - TAGIE winners announced at 17th annual Chicago Toy & Game Week
December 4, 2019 - aNbmedia - Toy and Game Innovation Award Winners Announced at Chicago Toy & Game Group's Annual TAGIE Awards
December 4, 2019 - ToyBook - CHICAGO TOY & GAME WEEK HONORS 2019 TAGIE AWARD WINNERS
December 4, 2019 - ToyNews - CHITAG has revealed its 2020 TAGIE Awards winners
December 2, 2019 - The Family Gamer's - CHITAG Interviews – The Family Gamers Podcast
November 25, 2019 - ToyInsider - Enjoy a ‘Frozen 2’ Family Night Out this Holiday Season
November 25, 2019 - On Air with Ryan Seacrest, iHeart Radio - Sisanie Checks Out the Chicago Toy & Game Fair Ahead of the Holidays!
November 24, 2020 - NBC 5 - Robert Victor, Designer of the World's Largest Kid-Powered Rocket
November 24, 2019 (multiple times) - CLTV - Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 24, 2019 - MSN - Chicago Toy & Game Fair comes to Navy Pier
November 24, 2019 - Yahoo News - Chicago Toy & Game Fair comes to Navy Pier
November 24, 2019 - Chicago Tribune - 15 Christmas, holiday things to do in the Chicago area with the kids
November 24, 2019 - 7 ABC - Chicago Toy & Game Fair comes to Navy Pier
November 24, 2020 - NBC Live - CHITAG 2019 Coverage
November 23, 2019 - WMAQ TV , 8AM News - Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 23, 2019 - WMAQ TV , 5AM News - Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 23, 2019 - Ultimate Saturday Night House Party
November 23, 2019 - One Funny Mother, Dena Blizzard
November 23, 2019 - FOX32 Chicago - Exciting new things at this year’s Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 22, 2019 - NBC - Tech Trends: Toy Fair at Navy Pier
November 21, 2019 - WGN Radio- Mancow Show - CHITAG is coming to town!!
November 21, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times - CHITAG Fair - The Mix, Chicago's Tree Lighting, Lights Festival and More
November 21, 2019 - Ivan Moscovich at Illinois Holocaust Museum speech and interview
November 20, 2019 - WTTW PBS - 10 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 21-24
November 19, 2019 - Chicago Magazine - Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 19, 2019 - FOX6 Milwaukee - Have you started your holiday shopping? A look at the hottest toys at Chicago Toy and Game Fair
November 17, 2019 - Chicago Tribune - 15 things to do in the Chicago area with the kids Nov. 18-24
November 17, 2018 - Macaroni Kid Chicago - 17th Annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair Come Out and Play! An Event for the Entire Family
November 16, 2019 - ABC - Chicago Made: Gray Matters Games
November 7, 2019 - anbmedia - The 17th Annual Chicago Toy and Game Fair Launches World’s Largest Kid-Powered Rocket, Reveals Top Toys and Games
November 7, 2019 - ToyWorldUK - CHITAG unveils new launches and events for visitors this month
November 6, 2019 - ToyInsider - PLAYMONSTER PREPS CHITAG HOLIDAY KICKOFF ACTIVITIES
November 6, 2019 - ToyNewsUK - Chicago Toy and Game Fair prepares to open doors to 30,000 this month
November 5, 2019 - ToyBook - CHICAGO TOY & GAME FAIR TO BLAST OFF WITH WORLD’S LARGEST KID-POWERED ROCKET
November 6, 2019 - WGN Morning News - Young Inventor Challenge Winners Show their Winning Games in Retail
October 23, 2019 - The Family Gamers Newsletter - Young Inventor Challenge
October 23 , 2019 - ToyNews UK - Chicago Toy and Game Group to host the 14th Annual Young Inventor Challenge
October 8, 2019 - Toyworld UK - CHITAG announces line-up for 2019 Inventor & Innovation Conferences
October 7, 2019 - ToyNews UK - Mattel’s Richard Dickson joins esteemed keynote line-up at this year’s CHITAG Inventor Conference
October 7, 2018 - The ToyBook - CHICAGO TOY AND GAME GROUP REVEALS FULL LINEUP FOR CHITAG INVENTOR & INNOVATION CONFERENCES
September 24, 2019 - TTPM - Final Nominees Revealed for 12th Annual Toy & Game Innovation Awards (TAGIEs)
September 19, 2019 - ToyWorld UK - Final nominees revealed for 12th annual TAGIEs
September 18, 2019 - ToyBook CHICAGO TOY & GAME FAIR REVEALS 2019 TAGIES NOMINEES
September 14, 2019 - Romper.com - Kid-Invented Dreamimals Dream Pillows Will Make Sure Your Kids Have The Sweetest Dreams
September 4, 2019 - Edie P. – Goo on My Shoe™
September 4, 2019 - Tiggy S. – Draw Into Crime™
September 2, 2019 - With Crowdfunding, Game Inventors Advance to Go
August 14, 2019 - aNb Media - Nominations for 2019 TAGIEs Close August 15
August 13, 2019 - ToyBook - Mary Couzin reports on GAMES: A CATEGORY THAT’S STILL PLAYING TO WIN
August 9, 2019 - Toyworld UK - 12th annual TAGIEs accepting nominations until 15th August
August 8, 2019 - ToyBook - NOMINATE YOUR FAVORITE TOY AND GAME INNOVATORS FOR THE CHITAG TAGIE AWARDS
August 8, 2019 - ToyNewsUK - Toy & Game Innovation Awards organisers urge the industry to get voting for 2019 event
August 6, 2019 - Nick Metzler - Live to Give Corcoran Clash
August 1, 2019 - Mary Couzin's All in the Family Series with aNbMedia Continues with the Hardin, Kohner, Donner and Sebert Families!
July 30, 2019 - Episode on CAN TV as SCORE-TV featured guest and President & Founder of the Chicago Toy And Game Group @chitagweek Mary Couzin and host Hannah Geraldoy Fernandez talk about how “ChiTAG” promotes innovation and builds community through play as well as what it takes to drive sales, get#licensing deals, and succeed in the toys and games industry.
July 15, 2019 More Family Stories Revealed in aNbMedia All in the Family Series with the Gibson, Hertzano, Fuhrer and Nuccio Families!
June 12, 2019 - CHITAG's Mary Couzin kicks off a new weekly Q&A spotlighting some of the most well-known toy industry family dynasties, starting with Goliath's Golad family in aNbMedia.
May 8, 2019 - TTPM - CHITAG Names New Members to Advisory Board
May 8, 2019 - ToyBook - CHITAG Expands its Advisory Board
March, 20, 2019 - Gifts and Decorative Accessories - U.K. Toy Inventors’ Dinner Honors Mary Couzin with I.D.I.O.T. Award
March 20, 2019 - anbmedia - UK Toy Inventors’ Dinner Honors Mary Couzin with I.D.I.O.T. Award
March 20, 2019 - The Toy Book - MARY COUZIN HONORED AT 36TH ANNUAL UK TOY INVENTORS’ DINNER
January 22, 2019 NBC Dallas - UNT President Offers 8-Year-Old Kid Inventor (one of our Young Inventor Challenge
January 4, 2018 - FOX TV Real Milwaukee TODAY - Are you ready for some fun? Games that are perfect for a family night.
January ASTRA Toy Times - ASTRA Retailer Honored at the 2018 TAGIE Awards
December 10th, 2018 - Scholastic News Kids Press Corps - A Celebration of Play
November 21, 2018 - Kids Today - ASTRA honors Los Altos retailer with 2018 TAGIE Award
November 21, 2018 - icv2 - Game Award News - The TAGIEs
November 21, 2018 - Toy & Hobby Retailer - Aussie talent recognised at TAGIE Awards
November 18, 2018 - NBC - PlayFoam at the Fair NBC NEWS
November 18, 2018 - INC. - This Event For Toy Inventors Leads to Licensing Deals
November 18, 2018 - NBC - Young Inventor Challenger Winner's Game Coming to Target in January 2019
November 18, 2018 Sun-Times - Flash: Scholastic Ace Kid Reporter Rips Lid off the Toy and Game Fair
30 Seconds Mom with Lee Parkhurst - Facebook Live with PlayFoam
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Johanna: Parenting Tools: How to Stimulate Your Child's Creativity With The Timeout Toy Box at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Amanda Gummer: The Best Toys for Kids: Discover the Good Toy Guide by Fundamentally Children at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Jillian Lakritz: Baby Toys: Interact With Newborns With the Yoee Baby at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Montana Butsch: Find After-School Activities With the Spotivity App at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Jennifer Stein: Race Car Sets for Kids: STEM Meets Speed With Zoom Tubes at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Ellie Skalla: GalactiQuest by Goliath Games: Ellie Skalla Tells Us About Her Winning Board Game at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Freddie Jordan: Magformers Is the Magnetic Construction Set for the Holiday Season: Watch How It Works at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Bryanne Leeming: Kids Learn Coding While Playing With Unruly Splats by Unruly Studios at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with David: Raising Happy Kids With "My First Emotions" by Skylark Learning at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Frances and Simon: Story Dealer Story-telling Cards for Kids From Bennett Day School at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Vince Kurr: Table Top Shuffleboard From University Games Is Pub Fun at Home: See It in Action at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with PlayMonster: Don't Rock the Boat game at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Frances Cain: Kids Learn About Their Heritage Through Play With Dolls From A Girl for All Time at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Thomas Kies: STEM Toys for Kids: Watch GeoBender Cubes by GeoCubes in Action at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live withMark McHugh: Encourage Creativity in Kids With GraviTrax by Ravensburger at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
30 Seconds Mom Facebook Live with Deirdre Cross: Bob Ross Happy Little Accidents Game by Forrest-Pruzan Creative: Learn How to Play This Target Exclusive at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG)!
November 15, 2018:
The Rock Father - Kick-Off the Holidays at the 2018 Chicago Toy & Game Fair...
CBS Chicago - Find Holiday Gift Ideas At The Chicago Toy and Game Fair
Chicago Tonight - WTTW-TV - 10 Things to Do This Weekend: Nov. 15-18
Fantha Tracks - Databurst From The 501st: 14th -20th November 2018
Toy World Magazine - Winners announced for 2018 TAGIE Awards
The Toy Book - CHICAGO TOY & GAME GROUP NAMES 2018 TAGIE AWARD WINNERS and Newsletter
aNb media (TFE) - CHITAG Reveals Winners of 2018 TAGIE Awards
Chicago Tribune - Things to do This Weekend - the Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 13, 2018 - Cheryl Leahy on WGN talking about what is happening at Fair!
WGN-TV - Hot Holiday Toys
National Parenting Product Awards - Meet Toy Inventor: Nick Metzler
Brilliant Parenting - Ain't No Party Like a Twitter Party... Nearly $600 in Prizes!
Neighborhood Parents Network - Free admission to Chicago Toy & Game Fair
Kidskintha.com - Hail Hydra: Interview with game designer Nick Metzler
Twiniversity - Chicago Toy & Game Fair is coming up soon!
Chicago Parent - Print Feature
The Rock Father - Kick-Off the Holidays at the 2018 Chicago Toy & Game Fair...
November 12, 2018:
All Dressed Up - Adult Game Night Ideas: Top 5 New Games
WMAQ-TV - Toy and Game Fair
WGN-TV - Hot Holiday Toys
CLTV - Chicago Toy & Game Fair
WGN-TV - Chicago Toy & Game Fair
Larry Brown Sports - LBS Week 11 pick ’em winner gets ‘Relative Insanity’ game
GIFTS & DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES - ChiTAG Releases Holiday Gift Guide Featuring 33 Toys and Games for the Holidays
inventRight - LinkedIn
Toy World Magazine - ChiTAG releases holiday gift guide
LivingSocial - Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 7, 2018 - KC LIVE - Kansas City - Hot products from TAGIE Nominees
November 1, 2018 - Chicago Parent - Toys and games for all at ChiTAG
October 28, 2018 - Raising Nerd - 10 Pieces of Advice on How to Invent a Great Toy or Game
October 29, 2018 - WGN's Opening Bell's CEO Spotlight - Mary Couzin
October 29, 2018 - WGN-TV - Midday Fix: Chicago Toy and Game Fair Young Inventor Challenge details
October 29, 2018 - Medium - SERIES: Chicago Toy and Game’s Rising Star of the Year Nominees - Marissa Louie; Adam Borton; Art Seymour; Jeff Lai; Nick Metzler; Jillian Lakritz; Krissa Watry; Daryl Andrews.
October 22, 2018 - WBBM-AM - Kid Develops Game For Childhood Hospital Stays
October 22, 2018 - Purple Pawn - Young Inventor Challenge 2018 Deadline
October 19, 2018 - The 16th Annual Chicago Toy and Game Week Fair (CHITAG 2018) Debuts New Offerings for Adults and Babies and Welcomes The World’s Foremost Toy Expert Along With Top Toy and Game Brands and More Than 30,000 Consumers
October 15, 2018 - WORLD’S LARGEST TOY AND GAME INVENTOR CONFERENCE RETURNS TO CHICAGO
October 12, 2018 - Chicago Parent - How your child can be the next toy inventor
October 12, 2018 - Milwaukee FOX News - Get those wheels turning: Young Inventor Challenge handing out scholarship money to kids for their genius ideas
October 3, 2018 - Laurie Peterson, LinkedIn - The Case for Needing Women Toy Inventors
September 28, 2018 - Life in Michigan - ChiTAG Ann Arbor Meet-Up
September 28, 2018 - Quirky.com - Inspiring our Next Generation of Innovators, Kid Inventors
September 25. 2018 - CHITAG YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS
July 15, 2018 - Annual Game Trends Article in Toy Book, page 26
May 17, 2018 - Invention Stories Podcast - Mary's Story and How ChiTAG Came to be!
May 4th, 2018 and May 30, 2018 - CNBC Nightly Business Report - Bright Ideas: Ship of Treasures
March 15, 2018 - ABC - Toys R Us planning to liquidate its US operations
February 22, 2018 - Chicago Parent - Chicago Area Girls Strike Gold with Board Game
January 9, 2018 - Forbes - Chicago Toy & Game Group part of WiSTEM at 1871
December 19, 2017 - Techsocket - Tech Toy Innovation at Chicago Toy & Game Fair
December 6, 2017 - Reader's Digest - We continue to get our exhibitors/sponsors media! 13 Fun Christmas Games to Play with the Whole Family
December 6, 2017 BlastingNews.com Anti-Gravity Painting: Interview with Ruth Green-Synowic creator of Paint-Sation
December 4, 2017 - Kansas City Fox 4 and Mrs. Kansas Mommy Emily Kuhlman (continuing to get our exhibitors and sponsors coverage!)
December 3, 2017 - 2017 Young Inventor Winners Announced!
November 29, 2017 WFAA Good Morning Texas (continuation of getting Fair products in news) -
November 27, 2017 - WVVU Fox5 News This Morning in Las Vegas (coverage we obtained for sponsors/exhibitors) -
ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, Morningstar, HuffPost, Chicago Trib at the events and many more to be posted soon!
November 22, 2017 - The Game Aisle - 2017 TAGIE Winners
November 22, 2017 - ToyWorld UK - TAGIE Award winners revealed
November 21, 2017 - 2017 TOY AND GAME INNOVATION AWARD (TAGIE) WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT 15th ANNUAL CHICAGO TOY AND GAME WEEK
November 19. 2017 Kids get to try hottest toys at Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 17, 2017 - Target's SMT Phoenix's Arizona Midday - Top Picks for Holidays mentions ChiTAG's 2016 Young Inventor Challenge Winners and their top-selling game
November 17, 2017 - Fox Business in Morning - Preview of Chicago Toy & Game Fair! 6 parts throughout morning. We are getting links to each. Here is part of the segment
November 17, 2017 - Baby & Kids - ChiTAG (Sensory Hour)
November 17, 2017 - Medium.com - The Message Behind Jeffrey Breslow's Sculpture Play for Peace at Fair
November 17, 2017 - #30Seconds Live: So Chic Life Sisters Share Their Top 5 Toys From the Chicago Toy & Game Fair!
#30Seconds Live: Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG) With Jeremy Kenisky From MergeVR!
#30Seconds Live: Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG) With E-Blox Co-founder Jim Seymour!
#30Seconds Live: Chicago Toy & Game Fair With Octobo Creator Yuting Su!
#30Seconds Live: Chicago Toy & Game Fair With Utter Nonsense Inventor Tim Swindle!
November 16, 2017 - WGN - Beth Engleman Shows Hot Toys and Games that will be Chicago Toy & Game Fair!
November 15, 2017 - FOX6 News - Ship of Treasures, a Target-exclusive invented by 2016 Chicago Toy & GameFair “Young Inventor Challenge” winners ...
November 14, 2017 - WCIU - Hot Holiday Toys and Games from ChiTAG on The Jam with Jackson Engelman
November 14, 2017 - Medium.com - Toy & Games Inventor Awards Nominees
November 13, 2017 - Hot Holiday Toys on KC Live from ChiTAG - https://youtu.be/xDGYz8Iib8o
November 12, 2017 - CBS National TV Sunday Morning News - Toy & Game Inventor of the Year Awards (TAGIEs) top event to attend in country this Friday!
November 11, 2017 - Raising Nerd - YOUNG INVENTORS FIND SUCCESS IN SERIOUS PLAY AT THE CHICAGO TOY & GAME SHOW
November 10, 2017 - Medium - SERIES: ChiTAG’s Rising Star of the Year Nominees: In Their Own Words — The Gang from Brian Gomez/Brain Games
November 10, 2017 - Gifts & Decorative Accessories - U.S. National Rummikub Championship at ChiTAG!
November 9, 2017 - Chicago Parent - ChiTAG is Ground Zero for the Coolest Toys and Games
November 9, 2017 - The Jewish Press - U.S. National Rummikub Championship at ChiTAG!
November 9, 2017 - BlastingNews.com - Interview with 11 year old girls inventors of Pirate Game!
November 8, 2017 - #30Seconds Live: Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG) With Founder Mary Couzin!
November 6, 2017 - MoJo Nation (UK) - CHITAG’S MARY COUZIN ON HELPING TOY AND GAME DESIGNERS GET THE RECOGNITION THEY DESERVE
November 5, 2017 - Making Time for Mommy - Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 3, 2017 - 30 Seconds Mom's Kim Kusiciel - Chicago Toy & Game Fair: Kids & Parents, Get Your Game on November 18-19 at ChiTAG!
October 27, 2017 - CHICAGO CELEBRATES RUMMIKUB THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY - http://www.chitag.com/single-post/2017/10/27/CHICAGO-CELEBRATES-RUMMIKUB-THROUGH-PARTNERSHIP-WITH-THE-PUBLIC-LIBRARY
October 25, 2017 - Medium.com - Foster the Love of Invention in Your Kids with the Young Inventor Challenge Contest at Chicago Toy & Game Fair!
October 17, 2017 - Ahoy! Meet the Pint-sized Entrepreneurs Whose Creation Just Sailed Into Target
October 14, 2017 - ABC - Winning game created by fifth graders in national Young Inventor Challenge now available at Target!
October 12, 2017 - Palos East Fifth-Graders' Ship of Treasures Game Hits Target Store Shelves
October 10, 2017 - Olivia Wasilewski and Brynna Siewers, 5th graders, on winning the Young Inventor Challenge in 2016 and getting their game in Target!
October 10, 2017 - Toy and Game Innovation Award Finalists Announced!
October 6, 2017 - Atlanta Parent - Calling All Young Toy Inventors
October 6 2017 - New York Time Out Kids - Your child’s imaginative games could be produced by a major toy company! ChiTAG's Young Inventor Challenge
October 5, 2017 - Earnshaw's - YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE APPLICATION OPENS
October 5, 2017 - Houston Family Magazine - CHICAGO TOY & GAME GROUP NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR 11th ANNUAL YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE AT CHITAG
October 4, 2017 - Utah Family - Your Kid’s Toy or Game Idea Could Be Picked Up By a Big-Name Manufacturer
October 1, 2017 - Fox32 Chicago - Young Inventor Challenge 2016 Winners
September 30, 2017 - Grand Rapids - Jeffrey Breslow, Toy Designer and Sculptor at ArtPrize with Play for Peace piece that will also be at ChiTAG!
September 22, 2017 - Denver FoxNews - Lexi Koren and her uncle Tim Swindle and their plan to take “Lickety Spin” to the Young Inventors Challenge in Chicago
September 22, 2017 - 15th ANNUAL CHICAGO TOY & GAME WEEK ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY LINEUP AND 2017 THEME, “PLAY FOR PEACE”
September 14, 2017 - CHICAGO TOY & GAME GROUP NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR 11th ANNUAL YOUNG INVENTOR CHALLENGE AT CHITAG 2017
September 1, 2017 - 1871 - Mary Couzin of ChiTAG Looks to Promote Pioneers of Play
August 23, 2017 - TAGIE Awards Nominations Close Next Week!
August 2017 ToyBook - Mary Couzin's Annual Game Trends Summary
July 30, 2017 - Forbes - includes our YIC Winners! Target Unleashes Over 50 New Exclusive Games For The 2017 Holiday Season
July 20, 2017 - TAGIE Awards 2017 Nominations Open
July 18, 2017 - AMERICANINNO - ChiTAG's Newest Project Selected to be Part of 1871’s Newest WiSTEM Cohort
April 28, 2017 - CHICAGO 13-YEAR-OLD (Young Inventor Challenge Winner) to appear on ABC'S 'THE TOY BOX'
April 27, 2017 - Chromo Tag Teen on ABC's ‘The Toy Box’ Won Chicago Toy & Game Fair Young Inventor Challenge Prize
March 1, 2017 - Waukesha Teens Become Board Game Inventors and Win Young Inventor Challenge and trip to NYC for NY Toy Fair
February 8, 2017 - ToyWorld UK - ChiTAG founder Mary Couzin to receive the Women in Toys inaugural Elise Lachowyn Mentorship Award
December 21, 2016 - Home & Family on the Hallmark TV Channel - The Twister PlayCHIC look!
December 21, 2016 - 2016 CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL TOY & GAME FAIR BREAKS RECORDS AGAIN AND SECURES MORE THAN 1.2 BILLION MEDIA IMPRESSIONS
2017 Highlights from Social Media Influencers
December 23, 2017 - PHOTO RECAP: ChiIL Mama's Adventures at The Chicago Toy and Game Fair 2017
December 19, 2017 - TechSocket - Tech Toy Innovation at Chicago Toy & Game Fair
December 13, 2017 - Katy Mann's Indy with Kids - 5 Reasons Why Families with Kids Should Go to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair
December 4, 2017 - Glitter and Bubbles - EPIC GIVEAWAY: CHITAG’S HOTTEST HOLIDAY TOYS
December 1, 2017 - You Brew My Tea - Unique Gift Ideas for Kids
December 1, 2017 - Fandads - A lot to play with at this year's Chicago Toy & Game Fair!
November 30, 2017 - Tales from the Crib. What Our Family Loves About the Chicago Toy and Game Fair
November 30, 2017 - Jill Cataldo - Super Couponing - Gift ideas from the Chicago Toy and Game Fair
November 30, 2017 - Fun Day for Kid's
November 29, 2017 - Knocked Up Fabulous's ChiTAG 2017: Our Top 3 Favorite Picks
November 29, 2017 - Kasia - Our Top 3 Toys from the Chicago Toy and Game Fair
November 29, 2017 - Making Time For Mommy's Games For Everyone On Your Gift List
November 28, 2017 - Raising Dick and Jane's TOP 10 HOTTEST TOYS OF CHITAG
November 28, 2017 - All Dressed Up with Nothing to Drink - TOP 5 GAMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS
November 27, 2017 - Frosted Fingers - ChiTAG 2017 Recap, aka Quinn's Christmas List
November 26, 2017 - Life with Kathy - CHICAGO TOY & GAME FAIR
November 26, 2017 - Dadapalooza - CHITAG 2017: Highlights!
November 22, 2017 - Kim Vandenbroucke, The Game Aisle, ChiTAG Picks
November 21, 2017 - O the Places We Go - Our Favorite Toys and Games from the Chicago Toy & Game Fair
November 21, 2017 - Fat Girl of Fashion - AIVON’S TOP 3 PICKS FROM #CHITAG2017 PLUS A COUPLE BONUSES
November 18, 2016, Kim Vandenbroucke, The Game Aisle, TAGIE Awards Winners
Our Favorite Young Inventor Media Videos!