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WIT Gears Up For 7th Annual Empowerment Day

This post originally appeared on The ToyBook and has been reposted here with permission. by Nancy Zwiers, co-chair, WIT Empowerment Day WIT AND WALMART TEAM UP TO HOST THE ANNUAL MENTORING EVENT Women in Toys, Licensing, and Entertainment (WIT) will be holding its seventh annual Empowerment Day on Oct. 1. The day is dedicated to…

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When Two Become One – The Everlasting Relationship Between Toys and Licensing

Guest post by Anna Knight, BLE Brand Director   We’re just over a month away from Brand Licensing Europe and we’re really excited about the content at this year’s show from a toy industry perspective. Traditionally, toys and licensing have crossed over for many, many years: we are led to believe that the first ever licensed product…

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Join WIT at Gen Con 2018: The Evolution of Women in Gaming

With more women playing and designing games, how are they reshaping the game industry and what does it mean for the future?

Women in Toys, Licensing & Entertainment (WIT) presents its first-ever panel at Gen Con on Saturday, August 4, 2018, a fascinating exploration into the impact women are having on the industry and what it means for the future.

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Mark Your Calendars: 2018 Toy of the Year Awards and New TOTY Afterparty!

The Toy Association is celebrating big time on Friday, February 16 at their annual Toy of the Year Awards! At this year’s celebration of toys, games and licenses, known as the “Oscars” of the Toy Industry, guests are invited to party on into the night after the awards at a celebratory networking afterparty from 9:30 to 11:00 PM at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City.

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Come Out & Play at WIT Game Night

There is no better way to really get to know each other than by playing a game together! We hear it time and again – You can learn more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. Come experience the magic play as we celebrate National Business Women’s Week at WIT Game Night events during the week of October 23-27. Just bring yourself, your business cards, and your game face. And bring a friend for free!

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Licensing Lunch & Learn at Jazwares

Our South Florida chapter was treated to its first Lunch & Learn event last week with a panel focused on licensing, hosted by Jazwares at their headquarters in Sunrise, Florida. Attendees came from near and far and included a mix of veterans and those new to the industry, from brand owners to agents and toy…

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WIT's Newest Chapter in Wisconsin is Born!

Plato must have had PlayMonster in mind when he said, “You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” Our monstrously generous hosts proved Plato right at our

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