Alan was honoured with the Toy Trust Outstanding Contribution award at the BTHA & TRA Industry Day.
The BTHA’s Toy Trust Outstanding Contribution award for 2019 has been awarded to Alan Munn, for outstanding dedication in providing services and time to the Toy Trust, at this year’s BTHA & TRA Industry Day.
Graham Canning, chairman for the Toy Trust Charity said: “On behalf of the Toy Trust Charity Committee, I am honoured to present Alan Munn with the Toy Trust Outstanding Contribution Award. Alan was the key founding member and driving force of the Toy Trust following its inception in 1990. Over many years of service he has chaired and been a faithful member of the Toy Trust committee – chaired the more recent Toy Trust allocations committee, which is responsible for examining Toy Trust applicants – and has without doubt been central to making the Toy Trust the successful fundraising instrument it is today. He is a truly deserving recipient of the Toy Trust Outstanding Contribution Award, and our congratulations and gratitude go to him for all that he has achieved for the toy industry charity.”
The Industry Day welcomed more than 100 people from across the toy trade who gathered together to listen to a unique presentation from The Rt Hon. Kenneth Clarke QC MP on ‘Thoughts on the current political climate from the corridors of power’, and an update on current retail trends from KPMG’s Don Williams. The BTHA AGM was led by Andrew Laughton, who took over the role of BTHA Chair from Foye Pascoe at the beginning of June.