Trade Events

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Alliance Open House - MidWest - Grand Wayne Convention Center, Ft. Wayne

Sun, Sep 07, 2014 (12:00 AM) - Mon, Sep 08, 2014 (12:00 AM)

120 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Ft. Wayne, IN, US 46802
http://openhouse.alliance-games.com/Home/11/1/83/1200

Mayfair Games is proud to continue its support of Retailers and once again present its popular D2D program at the Alliance MW Open House. Our retailers are invited to join us this year with the infamous Demo2Demo (D2D) program, exhibit hall, mass demo and then something special. This year's D2D program will highlight the following Mayfair titles: Bedpans & Broomsticks Hot Tin Roof Villainy We will be teaching participants how to demo and sell each game, and present additional materials that will support product sales. The session can accommodate sixty-four (64) retail stores. Each registered retailer may bring one additional staff member to participate in the demo (though only one box will be distributed to each store). If you have multiple stores, you will need to register each store separately if you wish to have more than two representatives attend the session.


D2D Bedpans & Broomsticks, Hot Tin Roof, Villainy

ASTRA Marketplace & Academy - Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix

Mon, Jun 09, 2014 (09:30 AM) - Tue, Jun 10, 2014 (06:00 PM)

100 N. Third Street
Phoenix, AZ, US
http://www.astramarketplace.org

Join Mayfair Games at the 2013 ASTRA (American Specialty Toy Retailing Association) Marketplace. ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy gives you the tools and toys you need to engineer a strong fourth quarter—all in one place, and all from manufacturers who understand your business. ASTRA’s Marketplace & Academy is known for its productive but relaxing atmosphere and all the one-on-one relationship-building time with toy manufacturers that’s hard to get at other industry events.



GAMA Trade Show - Bally's Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

Mon, Mar 17, 2014 (09:00 AM) - Fri, Mar 21, 2014 (05:00 PM)

3645 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, NV, US
http://www.gamatradeshow.com

Mayfair Games is proud to continue its support of GAMA (Game Manufacturers Association) and once again present its popular D2D (Demo 2 Demo) program at the GAMA Trade Show in Las Vegas. Each session will introduce three Mayfair titles to participants, teaching participants how to demo and sell each game, along with additional materials that will support product sales. This year the D2D program will include: Steam, The Downfall of Pompeii and our newest release - Mad City. Tuesday's and Wednesday's sessions can each accommodate sixty-four (64) retail stores. Each registered retailer may bring one additional staff member to participate in the demo (though only one box will be distributed to each store). If you have multiple stores, you will need to register each store separately if you wish to have more than two representatives attend the session. Thank you for supporting Mayfair Games and the GAMA Trade Show.


Tuesday D2D Session -
Wednesday D2D Session -

CAMEX and Ed Expo - Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas

Sun, Mar 09, 2014 (09:00 AM) - Tue, Mar 11, 2014 (03:00 PM)

650 S. Griffin St.
Dallas, TX, US 75202

Join Mayfair Games at the combined CAMEX / Ed Expo this March. Together, CAMEX and Ed Expo will form the largest educational products trade show in the world. CAMEX is the largest educational event and trade show serving the collegiate retail industry and attracts nearly 7,000 exhibitors and attendees. The event draws attendees from more than 1,100 college stores and 700 exhibiting companies. For the first time, CAMEX is co-locating with Ed Expo, the premier showcase for the latest innovations covering every facet of learning, produced by the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA). For more information about CAMEX, visit www.camex.org. For more information about Ed Expo, visit www.edexpo.com.



ToyFest West - South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, Las Vegas

Sun, Mar 09, 2014 (10:00 AM) - Wed, Mar 12, 2014 (02:00 PM)

9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV, US 89183
http://toyfestwest.com

Western Toy and Hobby Representatives Association (WTHRA) is proud to present the 2014 ToyFest West Toy Trade Show. This toy trade show will feature over 600 manufacturers premiering their new 2014 products on the West Coast. In addition to toys, other represented categories include infant and toddler, gift, educational, museum, hobby and costume. Founded in 1961, Western Toy and Hobby Representatives Association (WTHRA) is a non-profit organization that is most recognized for producing and promoting the annual “Western States Toy & Hobby Show”, now known as ToyFest West. This trade show has grown over the years and is now recognized as both the second oldest and second largest toy trade show of its kind in the United States.



SXSW Gaming Expo - Palmer Events Center, Austin

Fri, Mar 07, 2014 (01:00 PM) - Sun, Mar 09, 2014 (08:00 PM)

900 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX, US 78704
http://sxsw.com/trade-shows/gaming

Join the Mayfair team at the SXSW Gaming Expo!! We will be demoing the ever popular Settlers of Catan along with our latest spring titles. The SXSW Gaming Expo is an integral part of the SXSW Interactive experience. This diverse and widely popular array of events combines well-loved elements of geek culture including board games with the cross-console video game world. And it all happens in Austin, Texas, a true hotbed for the expanding gaming industry. With panels, a free expo, rocking parties and exceptional demos, no event bridges the gap between industry insiders and the general public quite like SXSW Gaming. This portion of SXSW is FREE and open to the public! Friday: 1-9pm Saturday: 12-8pm Sunday: 12-8pm



American International Toy Fair 2014 - New York - Jacob K Javits Convention Center Booth 6205, New York

Sun, Feb 16, 2014 (10:00 AM) - Wed, Feb 19, 2014 (06:00 PM)

655 West 34th Street
New York, NY, US
http://www2.toyassociation.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=TF_Home&Template=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=520&ContentID=15399

The 111th annual American International Toy Fair® is the largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products. From classic toys to interactive entertainment and everything in between, the Toy Fair playground includes: action figures and dolls, games and puzzles, construction toys, arts and creative activities, earth-friendly products, bicycles, tricycles and ride-ons, radio-controlled vehicles, infant and preschool toys, cars, trucks, and trains, puppets and plush, audio and video cassettes, computer software and video games, playground and sporting equipment, Halloween, Christmas, books, stationery, party supplies, and much more. Registration is open to the trade only; Toy Fair is not open to the public.



International Toy Fair- Nürnberg - Nürnberg Messe, Nurmberg

Wed, Jan 29, 2014 (09:00 AM) - Mon, Feb 03, 2014 (05:00 PM)

Messezentrum 1
Nurmberg, DE
http://www.toyfair.de/homepage/?L=1

Mayfair Games will once again be attending the Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair in Nürnberg, the leading international fair for toys, hobbies and leisure. This trade fair creates a comprehensive communication and ordering platform for 2,700 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 some 76,000 buyers and toy traders from over 100 nations. http://www.toyfair.de/homepage/?L=1 Spielwarenmesse® is a specialised trade fair. For this reason, admission tickets can only be purchased if you are a trade professional.



Essen Spiel 2013 - Messe Essen Halle 1-F133, Essen

Thu, Oct 24, 2013 (10:00 AM) - Sun, Oct 27, 2013 (06:00 PM)

Messe Essen
Essen, DE
http://www.merz-verlag-en.com/index.html

The Essen Game Fair - SPIEL \'13 - offers its visitors a one-of-a-kind opportunity to see, sample and test the complete international games program. Once a year, gamers from all over the world join the largest meeting of the gaming scene. Publishers, authors, manufacturers, and devoted players gather here to share their experiences, check out the latest developments and introduce new products to the wider public. SPIEL in Essen means: Four days of fun, meeting friends, and a chance to try out thousands of games and novelties just in time for the holiday season. Convince yourself of the quality of the international games market and feel free to buy your favorite ones! Come visit us at our fully stocked location Halle 1 and learn the new Mayfair titles! See you there!!



Alliance Retail Summit 2013 - The Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne

Fri, Oct 04, 2013 (09:00 AM) - Sun, Oct 06, 2013 (12:30 PM)

Fort Wayne, IN, US
http://www.alliance-games.com/

With D2D program, exhibit hall, mass demo and then something special.

see report


D2D Registration

Gen Con Indy 2013 - Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis

Thu, Aug 15, 2013 (08:00 AM) - Sun, Aug 18, 2013 (04:00 PM)

100 S. Capitol Ave.
Indianapolis, IN, US 46225
http://gencon.com/2012/indy/default.aspx

Mayfair Games will be at Gen Con in full force. Whether it is running more demos in the expanded Mayfair Booth in the Dealers Room or running more games in the Mayfair Room, knighting a successful candidate in the Great Mayfair Ribbon Quest or teaching a family how to play a game and have fun together, running giant versions of its games perhaps test you skills in the US Qualifier for the Catan North American Championship (with a free trip to the World Championship next year), Mayfair is dedicated to making sure your Gen Con is overflowing with fun! CNAC is only open to United States citizens age 18 and older. Our booth is in the main exhibit hall, Booth #119 and its environs. More than 50 demo tables. Bob & Angus Live Hall E Mayfair Area will feature more than 800 events in our 12,000 Square foot event area. 8 different Mammoth Games, 16 different Giant Table Top titles, and a very large selection of regular games to play. And, don't forget The Big Game, your chance to be part of a Guinness World Record for Catan!



Origins Game Fair 2013 - Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus

Thu, Jun 13, 2013 (08:00 AM) - Sun, Jun 16, 2013 (04:00 PM)

400 N. High St.
Columbus, OH, US 43215
http://originsgamefair.com/

Mayfair Games will be at Origins in full force. Whether it is running demos in the Mayfair Booth in Hall C, or providing demos and product through the Mayfair Booth in Hall D. This year we bring Mammoth Games - Giant Games and regular game events to the Mayfair Room, while still sponsoring the Kids Room during the day. Play in the Catan North American Qualifier for a semifinal seat in the Catan North American Championship (win a free trip to the Catan North American Championship held this year at Gen Con Indy), Mayfair is dedicated to making sure your Origins is overflowing with fun! So come visit us our three locations! CNAC events are open to persons age 18 and older.



GAMA Trade Show 2013 - Bally's Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Las Vegas

Mon, Mar 18, 2013 (12:00 AM) - Fri, Mar 22, 2013 (12:00 AM)

3645 Las Vegas Blvd S.
Las Vegas, NV, US 89109
http://www.gamatradeshow.com/

Mayfair Games is proud to continue its support of GAMA and once again present its popular D2D program at the GAMA Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV on March 18 -23, 2012. Each session will introduce three Mayfair titles (Zen Garden, Road Rally USA & Aeroplanes) to participants, teaching participants how to demo and sell each game, and present additional materials that will support product sales. Tuesday's and Wednesday's sessions can each accommodate sixty-four (64) retail stores. Each registered retailer may bring one additional staff member to participate in the demo (though only one box will be distributed to each store). If you have multiple stores, you will need to register each store separately if you wish to have more than two representatives attend the session. Thank you for supporting Mayfair Games and the GAMA Trade Show. Note: Pre-Registration is closed as of Friday, March 8. Some seating still available at these sessions.



ToyFair New York 2013 - Jacob Javits Center, New York

Sun, Feb 10, 2013 (09:00 AM) - Wed, Feb 13, 2013 (06:00 PM)

655 W 34th St
New York, NY, US 10001
http://www.toyassociation.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=tf_Home

booth # 6105 is located on Level 1, at the foot of the escalators. Come see us and see popular game titles such as: Rocket Jockey™, Giza™, White Water™, Struggle for Catan™, Rivals of Catan™, Clash of Wills™, Empire Express™, Marchants of Europe™, Age of Enlightenment™, A House Divided™ and Catan Junior™, Also view NEW unreleased titles such as Zen Garden™ and Road Rally U.S.A.™



International Toy Fair 2013 - Spielwarenmesse Hall 10 Stand E-10, Nuremberg

Wed, Jan 30, 2013 (12:00 AM) - Mon, Feb 04, 2013 (12:00 AM)

Nuremberg, DE
http://www.toyfair.de

Come join us in Nuremberg for the Spielwarenmesse International Toy Fair Nürnberg, the leading international fair for toys, hobbies and leisure. The trade fair creates a comprehensive communication and ordering platform for 2,700 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 some 76,000 buyers and toy traders from over 100 nations.



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