Nominations for the 2018 Toy & Game Innovation Awards (TAGIEs) will close on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Nominees will be honored and winners announced during the Chicago Toy & Game Week (ChiTAG), from Nov. 15 to 18 at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

The 2018 categories now open for nomination for all members of the toy and gaming industry include Toy Inventor of the Year, Game Inventor of the Year, Rising Star Inventor of the Year, Young Inventor of the Year, Innovative Marketing Team of the Year, and Art and Design Visuals of the Year.

Five finalists for each of the six categories will be announced on September 17th, at which time voting will open to the general public, media, and industry.

A separate committee of industry experts will determine the honorees for closed TAGIEs categories, including the Start-Up Award, Inventor Advocate, Hassenfeld Humanitarian Award, and Lifetime Achievement.

The TAGIEs ceremony will take place on Friday, November 16th, 2018.

Click here to submit a nomination.