by The Bloom Report | 10 Nov 2021
2021 TOY & GAME INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS ANNOUNCE COMMITTEE SELECTED AWARD RECIPIENTS
Lifetime Achievement, Game Changers of the Year, and Hassenfeld Family Initiatives Humanitarian Award to be Honored at Virtual TAGIE Ceremony on November 19, 2021
CHICAGO, IL (November 9, 2021) - People of Play (POP) is announcing the recipients of this year’s Lifetime Achievement, Hasssenfeld Initiatives Humanitarian and Game Changer Awards. The Toy & Game International Innovation Conference held on November 15-19, will honor these recipients, as well as announce this year’s TAGIE winners across 9 categories at a virtual ceremony on November 19. The TAGIE’s honor the best and brightest innovators, designers, retailers and marketers in the toy and game industry.
This year’s recipients include:
Game changers of the year:
In addition to honoring the above, special celebration of life tributes will be given in memoriam of Brian Golder, Chairman and CEO, Hasbro and Ora Coster, Co-Founder, Theora Designs. There will also be a look back at those who we lost this year in the toy industry this year, including:
The 2021 TAGIE Awards are presented by Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products with sponsors Mattel, Oxford Games, Hasbro, The Michael Kohner Corporation, Goliath, MEGO, Radio Flyer, Longshore, Exploding Kittens, Foxmind, PlayMonster, Nextoy, and Kite and Rocket.
About People of Play
People of Play (POP) celebrates and empowers toy and game innovation worldwide by providing educational opportunities, recognition and community for industry professionals, amateur inventors and people of all ages who love to play. People of Play oversees a number of events including the Chicago Toy & Game (CHITAG) Fair, the Toy & Game International Excellence (TAGIE) Awards, the Young Inventor Challenge, the New Inventor Conference, the Professional Inventors Conference, Play in Education Conference, the Bloom Report and the People of Play Foundation. Press contact: POP@BrilliantPRM.com
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