MP Ken Clarke announced as BTHA Industry Day keynote speaker

Published on: 13th March 2019

Tickets for the annual event, held on 3rd July at Great Fosters Hotel in Surrey, are now available. 

Kenneth Clarke.

The British Toy & Hobby Association has secured Ken Clarke MP, to speak at this year’s Toy Industry Day.

The event presents an unrivalled opportunity to hear from Ken, the longest serving member of Parliament. Ken has held various significant Ministerial posts including Chancellor of the Exchequer and Home Secretary and remains a lively commentator and speaker.

A representative from KPMG will also deliver a presentation on current retail trends and the trading environment.
The BTHA AGM will take place at 9.30am with the Industry Day commencing at 10.15am. In addition to the keynote speakers, the Toy Industry Day provides an excellent opportunity to network with industry peers in pleasant surroundings, and to enjoy a hot buffet lunch. The day’s events will finish by 3pm.

Tickets are priced at £50 + VAT, with subsequent tickets £25 + VAT subject to availability. To apply for tickets, please fill in the online application form here by Friday 27th April. Please note that capacity is limited and ticket allocations will begin from the 20th May.

For further information please call the BTHA Events Team on 020 7701 7127 or e-mail


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