Making It In the Toy Industry, a podcast hosted by The Toy Coach, Azhelle Wade, celebrates the launch of its third season.
MIITTI is the only toy podcast designed to support and inspire corporate toy inventors, entrepreneurs, and people with insider tips and advice on concept development, marketing, sales, and manufacturing.
In its first two seasons, The Toy Coach podcast aired over 100 episodes with expert interviews, information and suggestions to help connect and educate toy makers around the world. The podcast aims to answer the big questions that beginner toy makers are asking themselves while providing a new perspective for seasoned toy professionals. Since its launch in January 2020, Making It in the Toy Industry has racked up more than 43,000 downloads.
Guests to look forward to in the third season include:
Tanya Thompson, Senior Director of Design Innovation and Inventor Relations at Hasbro
Luke Levene, Vice President of Sales at XRApplied Technologies
Emma Warlow from The Playful Den
New Season 3 episodes will be released weekly on Wednesdays.
Host Azhelle Wade has worked in the toy industry since 2010, designing and developing multi-million dollar brands before creating The Toy Coach and this industry podcast. Azhelle has been featured as a Toy Expert on The History Channel, NBC’s Access Daily, Invent Right TV, Entrepreneur.com, The Toy Book !, and more.
In September 2020, she launched Toy Creators Academy, an online program that helps aspiring toy inventors develop, market and sell their ideas. Azhelle shares her experience as a three-time patent and award-winning toy inventor with attendees, offering insight into what appeals to toy makers, retailers and consumers. The program also connects attendees with toy companies, distributors and retailers looking for new product ideas through a biannual pitch event.
Season 3 of Making It in the Toy Industry is now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and other podcast platforms.