World of Play 2020

Industry professionals around the world speak on the uprising Toy market trend in China.


World of Play Synopsis

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The world is rapidly changing and the business of play is as well. In order to learn more about what is happening now and will happen in the near future we have asked toy industry experts to speak about their views on China and the world of play as it is and will be.

Event Facts

Time 10:00am - 4:00pm (Registration starts at 9:30am)

Meeting Room 10B, Level 2

Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center

Language Mainly English, Simultaneous translation between English & Mandarin Chinese will be provided during the conference
Admission Free-of-charge to the trade fair buyers. Limited seat, first come first serve.

Free register


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Speakers (full line up)

Richard Gottlieb

Mr Richard Gottlieb

CEO of Global Toy Experts



Speaker' bio and company introduction
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Mr Ken Seiter

Executive Vice President, Marketing Communications of The Toy Association

Speaker' bio and company introduction
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Mr Emile Kalis

Founding partner of Identity Games International

General Manager of Identity Games USA

Speaker' bio and company introduction

Mr Joseph Farco

Intellectual Property Attorney of Norris McLaughlin, P.A.

Speaker' bio and company introduction
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Ms Janice Ross

President of Women In Toys

Speaker' bio and company introduction
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Ms Maura Regan

President of Licensing International

Speaker' bio and company introduction
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Mr Josh Gardner

CEO of Kung Fu Data 

Speaker' bio and company introduction

Toy Talk 2019 catch up

Toy Talks 2019 had the pleasure to invite 7 significant world-of-play elites to join us, whose sharing aroused attention of a full-house audience. They are top leaders from Guangdong Toy Association, Global Toy Experts, The Toy Association, Licensing International, Toy "R" us Asia and Tencent.


Welcome Remarks

Mr Li Zhuo Ming, President of Guangdong Toy Association


The World, China & the Business of Play

Mr Richard Gottlieb,  CEO of Global Toy Experts


Toys, Tariffs, China and America; An American lobbyist on how it looks from Washington DC

Ms Rebecca Mond, Vice President, Federal Government Affairs of The Toy Association


The Power of Brand Licensing

Ms Maura Regan, President of The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers' Association (LIMA)


New Media, New Play, New Opportunity

Ms Yinbin She,  Chief Editor of Animation Center Kid Channel, Tencent


Inside Tips for Success in the Current Toy Business

Mr Christopher Byrne, Independent Analyst, Author, Consultant, Media Personality

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