Registration is open for The Toy Association’s Annual Business Conference, co-hosted with Target in the retailer’s hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The conference will bring toy and youth entertainment industry executives together from June 18 to 19 to learn critical insights on the most important issues affecting their businesses.

“Following last year’s success in Seattle with Amazon, the Annual Business Conference is a must-attend event for toy, play, licensing and youth products executives looking to add invaluable growth strategies and protect their businesses in the shifting toy and retail landscapes,” says Steve Pasierb, president and CEO of The Toy Association. “We are thrilled to have Target as a partner adding an unmatched view of the retail sector, in addition to a packed roster of expert-led sessions and panels.”

Attendees will participate in a host of roundtables, workshops, and interactive discussions on topics including legislation and regulations impacting the toy business; intellectual property rights and protecting their brands from counterfeit products; the changing face of retail; strategies for bringing products to market; capitalization; and finance and credit.

Seminars presented by Target executives will cover the future of retail, importing, branding, licensing, product innovation, sustainable sourcing, digital marketing, and more. The full conference agenda, as well as registration, hotel booking information, and more, is available online.

The registration rate for the 2019 Annual Business Conference for Toy Association members is $795 per person and the investment for non-members is $1,195 per person.