Toy Fair New York
The 111th annual American International Toy Fair® is the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products. From classic toys to interactive entertainment and everything in between, the Toy Fair playground includes: action figures and dolls, games and puzzles, construction toys, arts and creative activities, earth-friendly products, bicycles, tricycles and ride-ons, radio-controlled vehicles, infant and preschool toys, cars, trucks, and trains, puppets and plush, audio and video cassettes, computer software and video games, playground and sporting equipment, Halloween, Christmas, books, stationery, party supplies, and much more.
How to get there?
The Javits Center is located in Midtown Manhattan at 655 West 34th Street on 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th streets, NYC. La Guardia Airport is the closest airport to Midtown but JFK and Newark are easily accessible as well.
New Jersey Transit and other buses arrive at the Port Authority terminal at 42nd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. The M42 bus will bring you from there to the Javits Center.
If you are using train or subway The A,C,E – A,2,3 – B,D,F,N,Q,R,W trains stop at 34th Street/Penn Station
For more specific directions visit the Javits Center’s website.
Where to stay?
Hotels around or near the Javits Center include The Gem Hotel- Chelsea, New Yorker Hotel, the Quality Inn Midtown, the Radisson Martinique and The Jade Hotel just to name a few.
What to do?
Toy Fair 2014 is expected to attract 1,000+ exhibitors from around the world with over 250 of them exhibiting for the first time. Attendees will include retailers, wholesalers, importers, buying groups and trade guests from nearly 100 countries. There is no other show quite like Toy Fair! In the heart of this $21B+ market you will find a wealth of possibilities waiting for you. With 150,000 products from nearly 1,100 exhibitors, Toy Fair delivers the world’s freshest ideas and hottest trends. In addition to the main market place, the show floor boasts 12 Product Zones to help you maximize your time and make it easy to find just what you are looking for.
New York City
Near the Javits Center in NYC are the 9/11 tribute center, the Empire State building, NYC waterway tours, and location tours. There are many dining opportunities in and around the Javits Center from fine dining and local bars. Or just walk around and explore on foot the wonder that is NYC.
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