Friends of ATPA

All India Toys and Baby Products Association (AITBA)

The All India Toys and Baby Products Association (AITBA) as a friend of ATPA –  AITBA is the apex body for the toys & baby products industry of India. It constitutes toy retailers, wholesalers, distributors, manufacturers, importers, regional toy associations, school suppliers, schools, educators and child physicians from all across the country. It has members from major states of India namely Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Gujrat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Telengana, Karnataka, Kerala & Tamil Nadu.

 

Asian Committee of Toy Industries Introduction

The Asian Committee of Toy Industries (ACTI) represents the majority of key Asian countries. It includes Hong Kong Toys Council (Chairman), Australian Toy Association (Vice-Chairman), China Toy and Juvenile Products Association, Chinese Taipei Toy & Children’s Article Manufacturers Association, Japan Toy Association, Korea Toy Industry Cooperative, The Toy Association of India. The members participate in the annual meeting to report the latest trend and explore business opportunities.

 

Australian Toy Association

The ATA is an independent, financially strong and well-resourced body representing and servicing Australian industries specialising in products for children’s leisure, learning and entertainment. Our members include businesses that generate the vast majority of total industry sales and are involved in a wide variety of children’s and family leisure and licensed products. The goal of the ATA is to deliver the information and services that will extend the performance of its industry sectors at an individual level, a national level and globally. We are inspired by the importance of play in children’s lives and want to enhance their future health and prosperity.

 

Hong Kong Toy Council

Hong Kong Toys Council (HKTC) was established in 1986 under the auspices of the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI), a fully independent statutory industrial organisation in Hong Kong. The Council aims at promoting and fostering the interests of Hong Kong toys industry from both local and international perspectives. HKTC endeavours to raise awareness of international product safety standards among the industry in view of the increasing demand for higher product quality. In recent years, HKTC has been internationally recognised, as it has successfully created a communication platform for local industry players and representatives around the globe.

 

ICTI Ethical Toy Program (IETP) 

IETP is the responsible supply chain program for toys and children’s products. IETP’s mission is to build better lives for workers and a stronger industry through the ethical production of toys. IETPs works to raise ethical standards at factories for workers through certification programs, training and capability building courses, and initiatives to enhance worker well-being. IETP provides certification, assessment and monitoring tools which enable toy brands, retailers and manufacturers to achieve their responsible sourcing aims and drive standards. IETP works with a global network of four independent audit firms to implement our certification program and other industry partners on worker well-being programs. 

 

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Toy Industries of Europe (TIE) 

TIE is the voice of reputable toy makers in Europe and represents the interest of its members to the European Union policymakers. Additionally, they provide information for stakeholders, members and policymakers and offer a neutral platform for discussion and exchange. They focus on ensuring that toys are safe for children and also work on issues regarding responsible communications, ethical manufacturing, environmental sustainably, intellectual property rights and promote the value of play. TIE’s membership consists of both corporate members and European national toy associations.

 

REACT 

React is a not-for-profit organization with over 30 years of experience in fighting counterfeit trade. One of their main objectives is to keep the costs of anti-counterfeiting actions affordable. Their network of offices and partners allows us to provide support wherever needed (practically worldwide). Members pick and choose the React services they feel most comfortable with.

 

Invest India

Invest India, set up in 2009, is a non-profit venture under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

As the national investment promotion and facilitation agency, Invest India focuses on sector-specific investor targeting and development of new partnerships to enable sustainable investments in India. In addition to a core team that focuses on sustainable investments, Invest India also partners with substantial investment promotion agencies and multilateral organizations. Invest India also actively works with several Indian states to build capacity as well as bring in global best practices in investment targeting, promotion and facilitation areas.

 

Spielwarenmesse®

Spielwarenmesse®, the leading international fair for toys, hobbies and leisure, is organized by the fair and marketing services provider Spielwarenmesse eG. The trade fair creates a comprehensive communication and ordering platform for 2,800 national and international manufacturers. The presentation of new products and the extensive industry overview provide a valuable pool of information for annual market orientation for around 65,000 buyers and toy traders from more than 130 nations. Spielwarenmesse® has also been a protected word mark in Germany since 2013.

Fair date: Spielwarenmesse®, Wednesday to Sunday, 2 – 6 Feb 2022