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Toy & Game Inventor of the Year Awards nominations open

Published on: August 11th, 2015

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Toy & Game Inventor of the Year (TAGIE) Awards, an annual gala event taking place during Chicago Toy & Game Week.

tagie-480Presented by Hasbro, the eighth annual TAGIE Awards will once again honour the masters of toy and game innovation. The 2015 categories now open for public nomination by all members of the toy and gaming industry include:

•    Excellence in Toy Design
•    Excellence in Game Design
•    Rising Star Inventor of the Year
•    Young Inventor of the Year

Finalists for these five categories will be announced on 15th September 2015, at which time voting will open to the general public, media and industry leaders.

A separate committee of industry experts will determine the honourees for the following closed TAGIE Award categories:

•    Excellence in Character Design
•    Hassenfeld Family Humanitarian Award
•    In Memoriam
•    Lifetime Achievement

The 2015 TAGIE Awards ceremony takes place Friday 20th November at the Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier in Chicago. Sponsorship opportunities are available and may be found here.

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