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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below are the instructions for our FAMILY WEEKEND PASS GIVEAWAY (value $92) and $3 Family Pass Coupon to share with your readers. You are welcome to host 1 giveaway per week leading up to ChiTAG and share the coupon to drive traffic to your website! Winners of the giveaway should register online using the Eventbrite link and provide your bog name as the person giving them the pass. Coupons can be redeemed registering online and using the provided promo code.
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.
LinkedIn Chicago Toy & Game Fair and Toy, Game & Play Innovators Network – join to read latest industry news and ideas
Event hashtags: #chitag #playeveryday
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Please do NOT publish this link publicly on your blog.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!
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 Razor, Peg 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
Giveaways, Stage Events, Magic Shows, Contests, Laser Tag, Crafts, Characters, GameTruck, Knockerball and much more!
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!