Digital Kids Summit to Explore Trends in Connected Play

Digital Kids Summit logoToy and entertainment industry professionals with an interest in emerging technologies impacting play are invited to attend the Digital Kids Summit, taking place September 9 to 10 in San Francisco. The Toy Industry Association’s (TIA) Genius of Play initiative will be featured as an event sponsor.

Developers, producers, toymakers, intellectual property leaders, and other industry professionals will be in attendance to seek out new partnerships and gain actionable insights that will help them grow their businesses.

More than 40 speakers will speak over two full days, providing participants with information on the Internet of Things, Millennial moms, generation Z, and how to build a business around augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, drones, wearables, and other technologies.

Speakers will include Björn Jeffery, CEO and co-founder of Toca Boca, who on September 9 will deliver a keynote address touching on mistakes made and lessons learned over his company’s four-year history. Julia Pistor, the vice president of entertainment at Mattel, will be among those delivering the second day keynote.

TIA members are eligible for a 10 percent discount by using the code TIAVIP when registering online. More information can be found at the Digital Kids Summit homepage.

About the author

Phil Guie

Phil Guie

Phil Guie is an associate editor at Adventure Publishing Group. He writes and edits articles for The Toy Book and The Licensing Book. Phil also serves as lead editor for The Toy Book Blog and The Toy Report newsletter, and manages social media for The Toy Book. But of course, Phil’s pride and joy are his weekly reviews for The Toy Insider, in which he writes about video games, movies, and other cool things. His hobbies include comics, baking, fidgeting, and traveling to off-the-beaten places and making new friends.