Business Meeting

Annual Business Meeting & Awards Presentation

When: Monday, June 10
Time: 8:00am - 9:30am
Who: All ASTRA Members*

Each year the ASTRA community honors members who have contributed to ASTRA and supported the independent toy retailing industry. Join ASTRA in an award presentation to honor the following 2018 Excellence Award recipients:

Lifetime Achievement Award
Retailer Excellence Award
Sales Representative Excellence Award
Manufacturer Excellence Award
Young Professional Rising Star Award
Certified Master Retailer Gradates
Certified Master Sales Representative Graduates
Certified Play Expert Graduates

Following the awards presentation, ASTRA will start the annual business meeting providing updates on the specialty toy industry, ASTRA's membership and current financials. This meeting will also allow us to give thanks to our outgoing board members and install the newest board of directors. 

*Please note all registered ASTRA members (full conference and trade show only) are eligible to attend the Annual Business Meeting & Awards Presentation. Name badges must be worn for entry.

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