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ASTRA Marketplace & Academy 2021 re-scheduled for summer

Published on: 8th December 2020

ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy in August will continue to feature the education, connections and product discovery that mark the annual event. 

ASTRA Marketplace & Academy 2021

The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) announced that ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy 2021 will now be held between 5th and 8th August 2021 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. The new dates mark a postponement from the original 6th-9th June scheduling. ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy in August will continue to feature the education, connections and product discovery that mark the annual event for the specialty toy industry.

The trade show floor will be open 6th-7th August 2021 with education sessions and networking sessions scheduled throughout the four-day event.

“The importance of an in-person event for the specialty toy industry has been shared with us by our members and stakeholders,” said Sue Warfield, interim president of ASTRA. “Our top priority is the safety and health of all attendees and exhibitors, and we continue to be in conversations with key partners and health officials as we plan for the specialty toy family reunion at ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy 2021 in August.”

Booth sales will open shortly and attendee registration is scheduled to open March 2021. Visit marketplaceandacademy.org to sign up for event updates or contact info@astratoy.org with any questions regarding ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy 2021.

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