by David Yakos | 16 Jul 2021
Biographies and Interviews
Hidden Role: The Brains Behind your Favorite Games
In this episode, we talk to Mary Couzin, president and founder of ChiTAG, recently rebranded as People of Play. Her stewardship of the Toy and Game fair has shaped the industry for two decades, helping inventors to connect to publishers and retailers.
Learn the origins of ChiTAG, how she grew it into a vibrant trade show, and her advice for anyone entering the industry of play.
You can find out more about People of Play at:
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