Voting Now Open for the Tagies!

The 2023 Toy & Game International Excellence Awards

Finalists for the prestigious TAGIE Awards have been announced by People of Play (POP). The TAGIEs, now in its 16th year, honor the most innovative inventors, designers, suppliers, retailers, marketers and PR teams in the toy and game industry. Public voting starts today, Thursday, September 21 and ends on October 20, 2023. Visit the TAGIE Awards Finalist page to learn about the finalists and cast your vote.

Winners in nine categories will receive their TAGIE trophies on November 3, 2023, in front of a live audience of their peers at Joe’s Live Concert Venue, Rosemont, IL United States.

“We are excited to kick off the holidays by shining a light on the innovators that inspire us, and who are the beating heart of the toy industry,” said Karri Bean, TAGIE Awards Host and Senior Manager, Licensing at Disney Consumer Products, Experiences and Consumer Products. “You all inspire us daily. The TAGIEs are our opportunity to give back and celebrate your accomplishments. Mark your calendars!”

Karri Bean, TAGIE Awards Host

Alongside the nine winners, People of Play will also honor for Games Changers: Unsung Heroes

  • Michael Gramelspacher, Jon Harter, & SG Labs for Club Organizers for St. Clare School Innovator Club
  • Tara McGrath. Creative Director, Inventor Relations and Innovations, Mattel

Congratulations to all the 2023 innovative and inspiring finalists! To view the full list of finalists visit the People of Play website.

This article is also featured in Edition 6 of The Toy Universe Magazine




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