The Toy Book’s Toy Report 11/24/09


Catch up on last week’s news! Read The Toy Book Toy Report for 11/24/09.

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Craft and Hobby Show Returns to Illinois


The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) 2010 Summer Convention & Trade Show and the CHA Craft SuperShow will return to the Donald E. Stephens Convention and Conference Center in Rosemont, Ill. The CHA Summer Trade Show will run from July 27-29, followed by the CHA Craft SuperShow for consumers from July 30-31. Last year, the shows were held in Orlando. To learn more about the shows, visit

CHA Board of Directors Announced


The new board of directors for the Craft & Hobby Association (CHA) has been elected. For the 2010 term, Michael (Mike) McCooey, president and CEO of Plaid Enterprises, was re-elected as board chairman; Larry Olliges, president of Dees’ Crafts, was re-elected as vice chair; and Mark Peters of iLoveToCreate, a Duncan Enterprises Company, was elected as secretary. David Murray, vice president of ACTIVA Products, Inc., will fill the board vacancy created by the resignation of Sara Naumann.