Awards

“Over the past 36 years, we have continued to learn, adjust, survive and work – work very hard!” Chris Maggacis, Mr Toys CEO, said.

Named Preschool Product of the Year, the Plum Wooden Teepee Hideaway is a garden haven for den lovers.

Kinderfeets Kinderboards have captured the imagination of Australian retailers and consumers, bringing home the 2017 Outdoor/ Activity Product of the Year title to distributor Artiwood Australia.

“We want to say thank you to all our retailers for their support in helping us become Hobby Supplier of the Year. We couldn’t have done it without you.” 

The Traxxas TRX-4 Scale and Trail Crawler from Southern Model Supplies has been named the RC Vehicle of the Year. 

The 2017 Hobby Retailer of the Year, Frontline Hobbies, established in 1978 by Colin and Narelle Scott and now managed by Narelle, has grown into a one thousand square-metre retail store in the heart of downtown Newcastle, NSW.

Winning the 2017 Hobby Model Product of the Year was an unexpected delight for Sue Brennan's team at Divisible By Zero, and Metal Earth supplier, Fascinations.

Renowned for its attention to detail and sturdy construction, Wrebbit 3D Puzzles from Ventura International continues to blaze new trails and gather awards.

Modern Brands general manager, Tim Clarke, says his team are "absolutely honoured and humbled to again be voted the Toy Supplier of the Year".

Mayka Toy Block Tape, the new, flexible and compatible construction block tape from Zuru, has been named Construction Toy of the Year in the 2017 Toy & Hobby Retailer Industry Awards.

Trish Padoin, eOne Licensing Australia general manager, says she is thrilled preschool smash-hit PJ Masks has been named Licence of The Year in the 2017 Toy & Hobby Retailer Industry Awards.

Naomi and Anthony Green, a wife and husband team, founded Tiger Tribe 10 years ago and are thrilled to have won their first Toy & Hobby Retailer Industry Award with Shrinkies Ultimate Collection in the Arts & Crafts category.

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Hasbro's Torch My Blazin’ Dragon combines technology and design with a cheeky personality. The 2016 Girls Toy of the Year breaks the mould of imaginative pet toy play, where, like magic, he breathes a flame-coloured water mist.

Pokemon Trading Cards, distributed by Banter Toys and Collectibles, enjoyed strong sales out of the gate in 1996 and continues to rack up impressive figures as the 2016 Boys Toy of the Year.