Social Media Resources

Come Out & Play! November 19th - 20th 2016

This page was created as a resource for our blogger and media contacts to access information needed to spread the word about Chicago Toy & Game Week. We appreciate your support and sharing with your readers and audience!  If you have any questions or need additional assistance please contact alison@chitag.com

Our Events! 

SUBMIT YOUR BLOG POSTS! 

We want to support your efforts and cross promote your #ChiTAG coverage! Kindly submit your blog or website link using our online form https://goo.gl/forms/VCrJ6N7NavQFF0wp1. Thank you so much for helping spread the word. 

GET SOCIAL WITH #CHITAG!!

​​Follow Chicago Toy & Game Week!! Be sure to tag us using the handles below and event hashtags. We’ll be working to RT, share and like your posts. 

Facebook            @chicagotoyandgameweek

Instagram            @chitagweek

Twitter                 @chitagweek

Youtube               ChicagoToyAndGame

LinkedIn               Chicago Toy & Game Fair and Toy, Game & Play Innovators Network – join to read latest industry news and ideas

 

Event hashtags: #chitag #playeveryday

GIVEWAYS

Our Blogger Breakfast presenting Sponsors, IMGlobal and Razor, whom make this event possible, are offering terrific pre-Fair prize packages giveaways below. We’d love your support by entering and sharing with your readers and social media audience.

Get Your Badge for #chitag

Grab Your ChiTAG Badge and let your readers know you are going this year!! http://www.chitag.com/website-blog-badges

Chicago Toy & Game Fair Photo Gallery 

You are welcome to publish images from last year’s fair, please credit Chicago Toy & Game Fair. 

 

2015 ChiTAG Photos: http://bit.ly/2e62hdw 

Favorite Photos from Past Years: http://bit.ly/2d1wb1q 

FAMILY PASS GIVEAWAY

Spread the word about Chicago Toy & Game Fair by hosting your own giveaway! You may give away one Family Weekend Pass ($92 value) per week leading up to November 19th & 20th. Submit your winner’s information for their free pass by registering each person online here: Family Pass Registration Link

 

Please do NOT publish this link publicly on your blog. You may register you winners on their behalf using their email address and a confirmation will be provided. You must include your name, blog or website, etc. when registering for the pass to be valid. 

CHICAGO TOY FAIR $3 Dollar Off Coupon, Link & Image

Help us spread the word and drive traffic to your website by offering your readers a $3 coupon off ChiTAG Fair Admission. Readers can access by registering online using the promo code CHITAG3 here http://2016chitagfair.eventbrite.com 

BLOGGER BREAKFAST REGISTRATION SATURDAY,  NOV. 19TH

Don’t forget to sign-up and register for our blogging breakfast! You and your families are welcome!

Blogging Breakfast Link

WHAT YOU’LL SEE AT #CHITAG!

  • Walk inside the World's Largest PomPomWow!

  • Super Power Sensory Hour 9:00 am – 10:00 am hosted by The National Lekotek Center providing early access to families of children with special needs 

  • Inventor Meet and Greet throughout both days!! Want to meet the inventor of BopIt? Operation? Jenga? Nerf? Twister? You can say “hello” and get inside knowledge from all – they’ll at the Fair. Also meet upcoming inventors and try their products out. You’ll be able to say you knew them before they were hot!

  • Yo-Yo Championship - Contestants from Coast to Coast

  • Attend the Star Wars Lunch

  • Enter the Young Inventor Challenge & Young Tech Challenge (free!) Amazing Prizes & Meet Toy and Game Executives and Inventors

  • Test drive vehicles from RazorPeg Perego and RadioFlyer Mini Tesla!! 

  • Mommy & Gracie Show Unboxing! Did you catch last year’s unboxing?? https://youtu.be/wslvGlPjDQs 

  • IllumiCraft STEM-based Craft Party with Gift

  • Upon A Craft Line Holiday Project

  • Be entertained by Ben’s Giant Bubble Show

  • Test out New Products Before They Hit Retail Shelves

  • Shop for the Hottest New and Classic Toys for the Holidays 

  • Interactive Exhibits

  • Giveaways, Stage Events, Magic Shows, Contests, Laser Tag, Crafts, Characters, GameTruck, Knockerball and much more!

TWEET US!

Walk Inside World's Largest PomPom @ChiTAGWeek #chitag #pompomwow http://bit.ly/ChiTagFair 

 

Have you registered for #ChiTAG? Come out & test drive @razor @RadioFlyer Mini Tesla @PegPeregoUSA & More! http://bit.ly/ChiTagFair 

 

Hey #StarWars fans!! Join us for lunch with prizes and characters from Star Wars 501st Legion: Vader’s Fist http://bit.ly/StarWarsLunch #chitag 

 

Snag your #ChiTAG Fair coupon@ChiTAGWeek! Play with the hottest toys and games before the holidays! (page from your website where coupon is) #chitag #playeveryday

 

Get smart + PLAY! Playing board games 2x week increases brain speed scores of elementary students 27-32%! http://bit.ly/2dFSlE0 #chitag 

 

The decline of play in preschoolers and rise in sensory issues. Fight the trend and play @ChiTAGWeek http://wapo.st/1jUBCi3 #chitag

 

Yo Yo Yo Players from Coast to Coast! Attend or Register for the Illinois Yo-Yo State Championship at #CHITAG http://www.ilyoyocontest.com

 

Got a lil inventor? Enter Young Inventor Challenge sponsored by @Target @PressManToy –FREE w great prizes! http://www.chitag.com/yic #chitag 

 

Love TECH? Enter Young TECH Challenge. Up to age 22! Judges R great contacts in toy and game industry! http://www.chitag.com/ytc #chitag 

Parking with SpotHero

Reserve Discounted Parking!

 

We recommend reserving your Chicago Toy & Game Week parking spot in advance with SpotHero, a parking reservation service that helps drivers find and book parking online!

 

To find and reserve your spot today, visit the ChiTAG SpotHero Parking Page or download the iPhone|Android app to book your spot from your phone!

New to SpotHero? Enter promo code CHITAG at checkout for an extra $5 off parking!

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