SCHEDULE


Four days jam-packed with networking, education, and shopping, crafted specifically for the specialty toy industry. What could be better?

See our full schedule below. Please note Full Conference versus Trade Show Only registration inclusions here: http://marketplaceandacademy.org/about-astra/reg-fees 

All events will take place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, unless noted otherwise.

Friday, June 7

Time Event
8:00am - 5:00pm Pre-Conference Workshop: Certified Play Expert (CPE) - Day 1

Saturday, June 8

Time Event
8:00am - 5:00pm Pre-Conference Workshop: Certified Play Expert (CPE) - Day 2
8:30am - 5:30pm Registration Open
9:00am - 5:00pm Exhibitor Set-Up
10:00am - 4:00pm (tentative) Community Service Project
6:00pm - 8:00pm Meet & Greet

Sunday, June 9

Time Event
7:30am - 6:00pm Registration Open
8:00am - 8:45am Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 5:00pm Exhibitor Set-Up
9:00am - 10:00am Opening Session
10:15am - 11:30am Expert Led Workshops 
11:45am - 12:45pm Networking Lunch & Learn
1:00pm - 2:00pm Breakout Sessions
2:15pm - 3:15pm Breakout Sessions
3:30pm - 5:30pm Kit Session (Full Conference Retailers Only)
3:30pm - 5:00pm Certified Master Sales Representative Workshop 
7:00pm - 10:00pm Opening Reception

Monday, June 10

Time Event
7:00am - 6:00pm Registration Open
7:30am - 8:00am Breakfast Buffet
8:00am - 9:30am Annual Business Meeting & Awards Presentation
9:30am - 5:00pm Trade Show Open
9:30am - 5:00pm Community Service Project - Backpack Stuffing
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch on the Trade Show Floor
5:00pm - 6:00pm Game Night Reception (Full Conference Retailers Only)
6:00pm - 8:30pm Game Night (Full Conference Retailers Only)

Tuesday, June 11

Time Event
7:30am - 6:30pm Registration Open
8:00am - 9:15am Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 9:15am Share the Fair Continental Breakfast (Full Conference Retailers Only)
9:30am - 6:00pm Trade Show Open
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch on the Trade Show Floor
4:30pm - 6:00pm Happy Hour
6:00pm until... Free Evening to Discover Pittsburgh

Wednesday, June 12

Time Event
7:30am - 3:30pm Registration Open
8:00am - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30am - 10:00am General Session & Keynote
10:00am - 3:00pm Trade Show Open
11:30am - 1:30pm Lunch on the Trade Show Floor
2:00pm - 2:30pm Raffle Prize Drawing
3:00pm - 10:00pm Exhibitor Dismantle

Thursday, June 13


Time Event
8:00am - 12:00pm Exhibitor Dismantle
**Schedule Subject to Change