Chicago Toy Game Week

840 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611


About ChiTAG Group:

We are the Chicago Toy & Game Group, but you can call us "ChiTAG" - pronounced SHY-Tag - for short. Every November, we produce ChiTAG Week packed with events that promote and celebrate play through consumer events and fairs, toy inspired fashion shows, innovation conferences, innovation awards, inventors of all ages, inventor challenges and get-togethers around the world.
The Chicago Toy & Game Fair was founded in 2003. It was the first non-hobby toy and game fair targeting families in North America. The Fair continues to grow each year and has added more playful events over the years including Innovation Conferences serving professional and new inventors as well as company licensors (2006), Toy & Game Innovation Awards (TAGIEs) (2008), Young Inventor Challenge (2006), Blogger and Media Breakfast Event (2009), PlayCHIC Fashion Show (2012) and the Young Tech Challenge (2016).
ChiTAG Group's Chicago Toy and Game Foundation, which was founded in 2011, is a philanthropic foundation supporting various children's organizations.

The ChiTAG Group is a family of initiatives designed to encourage and promote the power of play and joy of invention in social, educational, and professional environments.

Mission and Vision:

To build community through play by providing opportunities for people of all ages (friends, kids, families) to connect with one another and experience the joy and value of play.

We envision a friendly, more creative and more tolerant world with people discovering they have more in common than not through the power of play.

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