Spin Master Corp. (TSX: TOY) received five nominations for the 2021 Toy of the Year (TOTY) Awards. The finalists were announced by The Toy Association, bringing the total TOTY nominations Spin Master has received to date to 115.
The TOTY Awards are known as The Oscars® of the toy industry. For 2021, Spin Master received five TOTY nominations across five categories: License of the Year – PAW Patrol®: Dino Rescue™, Action Figure of the Year – Batman® 4" Action Figures, Vehicle Toy of the Year – Monster Jam® Megalodon Storm™ RC, Creative Toy of the Year – Kinetic Sand® Sandwhirlz Set™, and Preschool Toy of the Year – PAW Patrol Dino Patroller™.
"Innovation is at the heart of everything we do and it is an honor to see Spin Master's beloved brands and licensing partners recognized as finalists for the 2021 TOTY Awards," said Chris Beardall, Spin Master's Executive Vice President of Global Sales. "These nominations reflect our continued commitment to creating the most innovative products across an incredible breadth of toy categories that reimagine where imagination can take us."
In addition to the TOTY nominations, Spin Master's recent global industry recognition includes: landing two spots on the UK's DreamToys Top 12 Toy List handpicked by the Toy Retailers Association for Present Pets™ puppies and PAW Patrol Dino Rescue Dino Patroller, a Grand Prix du Jouet Award from Revue du Jouet in France for Present Pets puppies and three awards from Mojo Nation's Play Creator Awards for Titanic the Game™ board game (Game Designer of the Year), PAW Patrol Split Second™ 2-in-1 Vehicles (Toy Designer of the Year) and Cool Maker™ Hollywood Hair™ extension maker (Play Innovator of the Year).