Olympia, Kensington, London W14 8UX                          Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | 23rd – 25th January 2018

Press Releases

September 3, 2018 in Press Release

Visitor registration opens for Toy Fair 2019

4 September 2018: Pokémon to sponsor the foyer for third year in a row The British Toy & Hobby Association announced today that registration has now opened for media and…

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July 4, 2018 in Press Release

Toy Fair continues to support emerging talent via the Greenhouse Area with just 8% space remaining for the 2019 event

Toy Fair is continuing to commit to supporting new companies develop from the ever-growing pool of talent within the toy industry through the Greenhouse Area- a centrally located zone dedicated…

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April 18, 2018 in Press Release

Strong re-booking rate and new exhibitor enquiries for Toy Fair 2019

19th April 2018: Toy Fair 2019 has already secured an 81% re-booking rate of returning exhibitors (excluding the Greenhouse Area), in less than three months since the end of the…

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February 14, 2018 in Press Release

Toy Fair Trolley Dash 2018 donates toys to 3,500 children

14 January 2018: More than 3,500 toys were kindly donated by Toy Fair exhibitors at this year’s Trolley Dash. KidsOut returned to the show for a third consecutive year as…

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January 26, 2018 in Press Release

STEAM, Collectables and Board Games Lead Toy Fair 2018

Toy Fair 2019 returns 22-24 January at Olympia, London 26 January 2018, London: Toy Fair returned for its 65th year on Tuesday, with more than 250 exhibiting companies launching thousands…

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January 24, 2018 in Press Release

Winners announced for Toy Fair 2018 Editor’s Choice Award

Pokémon Collectables, Bush Baby World and Hatchimals revealed as top three toys of the show, as voted by attending journalists 24 January 2018: Pokémon Collectables from Character Options has today been…

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January 23, 2018 in Press Release

Toy Fair’s Hero Toys unveiled at Toy Fair 2018

 Top toys predicted to influence the industry in 2018 include entries from Playmobil, TOMY and Character Options  23 January 2018, London: The British Toy & Hobby Association (BTHA) today announced…

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January 23, 2018 in Press Release

UK Toy Market Decreases in 2017 amid concerns about counterfeit toys

New research highlights the pressure parents face to balance screen time and unstructured play  23 January 2018, London: UK toy sales decreased by 2.8% in 2017 to £3.4bn. There are…

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December 13, 2017 in Press Release

Speakers announced for Toy Fair 2018 Design Student Seminar

Annual event to move to Olympia, London’s Apex Room The British Toy and Hobby Association has today announced the speakers for the Design Student Seminar at Toy Fair 2018. Now…

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November 15, 2017 in Press Release

BTHA continues partnership with KidsOut for Toy Fair 2018

The children’s charity will hold Trolley Dash donation drive for third consecutive year The British Toy and Hobby Association is proud to announce KidsOut as the official charity for Toy…

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October 18, 2017 in Press Release


18 October 2017: Industry showcase sells out floor space four months prior to doors opening, as organiser announces Toy Fair Heroes as new showcase feature The British Toy and Hobby Association…

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September 4, 2017 in Press Release

Visitor registration opens for Toy Fair 2018

5 September 2017:  Visitors and media can now register to attend the show, taking place Tuesday 23 – 25 January 2018 The British Toy & Hobby Association has today opened…

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August 17, 2017 in Press Release

Toy Fair 2018 95% sold out – Greenhouse area extended and fully booked

09 August 2017: Toy Fair 2018 is set to replicate the success of the 2017 show, with just 5% of the overall space remaining. The exhibition is almost sold out... Read More
July 17, 2017 in Press Release

Toy Fair showing strong returnee rate for 2018

23rd March 2017: Less than two months after the close of the 2017 show, Toy Fair has already welcomed 142 applications for the 2018 event. This equates to 63% of…

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