2015 ASTRA Marketplace & Academy
About The Show

ASTRA's 2015 Marketplace & Academy
Charlotte Convention Center
Charlotte, NC

ASTRA’s 2015 Marketplace & Academy is THE place for inspiration, connection & deals! The toys, the experts, the relationships! It's time to connect and get inspired!

Discover the coolest toys from the newest manufacturers at the Marketplace. Take advantage of show-only discounts. Laugh, play, and collaborate with more than 1,000 of your closest friends. Explore new avenues, solve problems, and gain essential tips and best practices to grow your business. This year, there’s inspiration around every corner to help you thrive.


Take advantage of special show-only discounts to get a jump on your 4th quarter buying and fill your store with the best toys available.


Shake hands, connect, and brainstorm while you build a support system and strengthen your business with tips and retail best practices.


Enjoy coffee, couches, games, laughs, and the proliferation of great ideas from colleagues who understand your challenges and triumphs.


Leave with big ideas, helpful knowledge, and new connections that will fuel your success in the year ahead.

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.

For more information contact the ASTRA office at 312.222.0984 or info@astratoy.org

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