Baby & Children's Product News

OCT-NOV 2016

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8 OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2016 BABY & CHILDREN'S PRODUCT NEWS ™ case are the Awards Of Dis- ncon that recognize the b est products from parci- pang brands. More than 100 products have been entered in the awards compeon. The New Product Showcase is a special showroom adjacent to the trade show floor high- lighng new product from the current year. During the event, all media and retailers are invited to see the latest products and innovaons from the brightest minds in the industry. Winners and runner-ups of the Awards of Disncon will be chosen by invited media and independent specialty re- tailers during the Wine & Cheese Recepon in the New Product Showcase on Oct. 17. Winners will be announced the following day during the industry recepon at the SLS Hotel. "We're excited to add the Awards of Disncon to the New Product Showcase this year," says Larry Schur, presi- dent of All Baby & Child (ABC). "It's a great way for media and retailers to recog- nize those brands behind the latest innovaons and a great way to stand out form the hundreds of exhibitors who come to the ABC Kids Expo." The Invenon Connecon returns to provide inventors an opportunity show their prototypes in a conceptual or prototype state in an en- closed pavilion. Exhibing in this area are inventors seek- ing manufacturers to produce and/or license their products, as well as those interested in geng feedback about their products from retailers and the press. The All Baby & Child was officially formed in 2003 and in 2012 it was instrumental in the creaon of Brixy, a retail specialty organizaon to serve the needs of specialty retail- ers. All Baby & Child Corpora- on (ABC), parent company of ABC Kids Expo®, is a non- profit with a partnership be- tween independent specialty stores and manufacturers. It promotes the growth and prosperity of independent re- tailers and manufacturers in the juvenile products indus- try. A spring conference and smaller show are also offered. For more informaon call 210/ 691-4848 or visit ◆ Connued on page 6

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