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Join us on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Fall Toy Preview® in Dallas. Registration details coming soon.


This FREE event is exclusively for WIT members.


Top industry experts share important trends and insights and provide the education, support, and guidance to help you grow your business or take your product or concept to the next level.


Meet one-on-one with Walmart buyers, across multiple categories. Approved participants will present a private 15-minute pitch to Walmart buyers. To be eligible to pitch Walmart, your product must be currently sold at retail (online is OK), and your company must be at least 51% woman-owned.


Pitch products to Walmart buyers, or products and concepts to top toy companies for feedback or licensing. Get ready to learn more in one day than you ever thought possible.


We’ll get you prepped and ready to pitch with our Learn the Ropes Webinars.


Looking to get your concept or business off the ground while making priceless connections? This is the once-a-year opportunity you can’t afford to miss.

Registration Open Soon

Who Should Attend?

Entrepreneurs, inventors, designers, small manufacturers, consultants, freelancers, and anyone wanting to take their play product, concept, idea or business to the next level.

What Can You Expect?

Expect to grow yourself and your business. Join us for an intimate and highly educational day of insights, inspiration, opportunity, and actionable ideas. Participate in Private Pitch Sessions, Speed-Mentoring Info Sessions, Panel Discussions, and enjoy unrivaled opportunities to network with industry thought leaders.

Who Will You Meet?
Walmart Toy & Game Buyers

Inventor Relations Executives

Licensing And Financial Agents

IP Attorneys

Crowdsourcing Companies

Product Development & Manufacturing Experts

Manufacturing & Packaging Experts

Marketing/PR Consultants

Ecommerce & Sales Experts

Product Testing & Safety Experts

SBA Representatives

Trade Organizations (TIA, ASTRA)

How to Prepare

Learn the Ropes Webinar Series: WIT EMPOWERMENT DAY 101 
Learn everything you need to know to prepare for Empowerment Day. Hosted by Co-Chairs Nancy Zwiers and Deb de Sherbinin. This webinar is now available via audio broadcast on the Members Only Webinar page.


Unwind, mix & mingle over delicious food, drinks, and great networking with other Empowerment Day participants and Fall Toy Preview attendees and exhibitors. Takes place immediately after Empowerment Day, and open to all – WIT members and non-members. Purchase tickets in advance and save.


Details for Cocktails & Connections 2017 coming soon!

Date & Place

Monday, October 2, 2917


To be announced.


To be announced.

Here’s what 2016 attendees had to say:

WIT Learn the Ropes Webinars are generously sponsored by the Nancy Zwiers Empowerment Fund.

Knowledge is power! Join thought leaders to learn about timely topics in the toy, licensing and entertainment industries. Get important insights, best practices, and tips for success. These interactive webinars offer you the chance to ask questions and connect with our expert hosts. Join live or view archived webinars at your leisure.

Webinar Archives

All live webinars are recorded and available to members at any time in the Learn the Ropes Webinar Archives. You must be logged in and a current WIT member to access the archives.

Upcoming Webinars



The next webinar will be announced soon!

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Let WIT connect you with expert industry speakers on a wide variety of topics in toys, licensing and entertainment.

Speakers are available for keynotes, conferences, panels and webinars on the following topics. Email Speakers@womenintoys.com for more information or to be connected to a speaker. Online bio’s coming soon.
  • Branding, Marketing & PR
  • Gender Stereotypes
  • E-Commerce
  • Financing Your Business
  • Safety & Compliance
  • Industry Trends
  • Innovation & Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Leadership
  • Licensing
  • Maker Movement
  • Manufacturing
  • Millennial Marketing
  • Personal Branding
  • Product Design & Packaging
  • Retail & Sales
  • Social Media
  • Toy & Game Invention

Are you an expert speaker in one or more of the topics above? Apply here to be a featured in our Speakers’ Bureau.