The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)
ASTRA is a non-profit association that provides leadership and resources to grow the specialty toy industry. It is the largest association serving the specialty toy industry.
ASTRA members build their businesses around specialty toys, which generally are designed with a focus on what the child can do, rather than what the toy can do. In other words, our members’ products are about the features of the play more than the features of the toy.
Toy Industry Association™, Inc. (TIA) is the not-for-profit trade association representing all businesses involved in creating and bringing toys and youth entertainment products to kids of all ages. TIA’s more than 600 members account for approximately 85% of the annual U.S. domestic toy market of $22B.*
TIA has a long history of leadership in toy safety, including responsibility for the development of the first comprehensive toy safety standard. TIA members and staff continue to work with government officials, consumer groups and industry leaders on ongoing programs to ensure safe play.
TIA serves as the industry’s advocate on legislative and trade issues; enhances the image and growth of the industry by promoting toy products at its trade shows and events, in the media, and via other means; and fosters philanthropy to children via the Toy Industry Foundation and its Toy Bank.