Speakers announced for Toy Fair 2018 Design Student seminar

Published on: 13th December 2017

Seminar will take place on Thursday 25th January and will be held in the Apex Room at Olympia, London.

The British Toy and Hobby Association has announced the speakers for the Design Student Seminar at Toy Fair 2018.

Now in its eighth year, the larger than ever Student Design Seminar is an annual event for students interested in a career in the toy industry, organised by the BTHA as part of the organisation’s ongoing commitment to supporting UK talent. Presentations focus on the process of desigining a toy, the importance of intellectual property, as well as tips and tricks for breaking into the industry from some of the UK’s leading industry experts.

This year, speakers include the creator of Jenga, Leslie Scott, co-founders of Big Ideas Product Development, Ruth Elliot and Simon Skelton, and co-founder of Mojo Nation, Billy Langsworthy. Also presenting will be David Fry, UK & European patent attorney at Agile IP and co-founder of Worlds Apart, John Stewart.

Students from a range of universities will attend the seminar this year, including the University of Sussex, University of Brighton, University of Portsmouth, Kingston University plus more.


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