New Venue and Format for Toy Industry Awards 2013
'Oscars style' ceremony to take place in Olympia's Upper West Hall; New retailer award categories also detailed.
Next year will see the Toy Fair mark its 60th anniversary and in celebration of this milestone, a dedicated area of the new Upper West Hall at Olympia has been secured to host the 2012 Toy Industry Awards with a brand new special event format.
The annual gala event, taking place on January 22nd 2013 - straight after day one of Toy Fair 2013 - and will be more easily accessible by running in the same building as the exhibition.
The format of the evening has been redesigned to incorporate a drinks reception with bowl food and canapés followed by an ‘Oscars style’ awards ceremony which will celebrate the best in toy retail and product for 2012.
Source Toynews July 2012