2014 ASTRA Marketplace & Academy
Schedule-At-A-Glance

Saturday | Sunday | Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday

All events will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center unless listed otherwise.

 

 

Time Session
12:00pm - 6:00pm Registration Open
6:00pm - 8:00pm Meet and Greet, Sheraton Lobby Bar

Time Session
7:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
7:30am - 8:30am New to ASTRA and Marketplace? Then the Breakfast is On Us!
8:30am - 10:30am Opening Session: Everyday Excellence: Creating a Customer-Focused Team
Sponsored by Melissa & Doug
10:45am - 11:45am Breakout Sessions for Retailers & Manufacturers
12:00pm - 1:00pm Networking Lunch
Sponsored by Safari, Ltd.
1:15pm - 2:15pm Breakout Sessions for Retailers, Manufacturers & Sales Reps
2:30pm - 4:45pm Kits, Kits & More Kits (Retailers Only)
Sponsored by Thames & Kosmos, The Orb Factory, and Anagram International, Inc.
2:30pm - 3:30pm Breakout Sessions for Manufacturers & Sales Reps
3:45pm - 4:45pm Breakout Sessions for Manufacturers & Sales Reps
5:00pm - 6:00pm All Industry Session: Ignite Learning - Best Business Innovations
7:00pm - 10:00pm ASTRA's Signature Opening Reception
Sponsored by Hape

Time Session
7:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
7:00am - 8:00am Breakfast Buffet
8:00am - 9:30am ASTRA's Annual Business Meeting and Awards Presentation
9:30am - 6:00pm Exhibit Floor Open
9:30am - 6:00pm Best Toys for Kids 2014 Finalists Display & Voting
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
2:30pm - 3:00pm Ice Cream Social
Sponsored by Wikki Stix
5:00pm - 6:00pm Cocktail Reception
7:00pm - 10:00pm Game Night (Open to All Retailers)
Sponsored by MW Wholesale and Blue Orange Games

Time Session
7:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by OgoSport, LLC
8:30am - 6:00pm Exhibit Floor Open
9:30am - 6:00pm Best Toys for Kids 2014 Finalists Display & Voting
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
2:30pm - 3:00pm Ice Cream Social
Sponsored by Everest

Time Session
7:00am - 12:00pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 9:30am Breakout Sessions for Retailers
10:00am - 12:00pm Closing Session: The 5 Secrets of a Phenomenal Business

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