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P'kolino is a proud member of the Museum Store Association


  
About the Museum Store Association:
Founded in 1955, MSA is a nonprofit, international association organized to advance the success of cultural commerce and of the professionals engaged in it. By encouraging high standards of professional competence and conduct, MSA helps retail professionals at cultural institutions better serve their organizations and the public. Governed by a seven-member board of directors, the Association serves approximately 1,650 institutional members and nearly 725 exhibitor affiliates. A staff of nine full-time employees operates from MSA’s headquarters in Denver, CO.



P'kolino is a proud member of the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA)


   
About ASTRA:
ASTRA’s mission is leading the way through play by providing quality products that help children have fun, achieve success and lead happy, healthy lives.We bring our members together to help them achieve their business goals and promote the growth of the industry by delivering products that serve children’s best interests. From a business standpoint, we continue to hear how much ASTRA has helped our members create, grow and succeed.We offer members the ability to share experiences and advice with peers, learn new ways to efficiently run their businesses and hear about the latest trends. ASTRA membership provides resources that are simply not available through any other organization. We hope you will take the time to learn more about ASTRA and the benefits of being a member in the preeminent association for the independent toy and children’s products industries.





P'kolino is a proud member of the Toy Industry Association.



  
About the Toy Industry Association:
Toy Industry Association™, Inc. (TIA) is the not-for-profit trade association for producers and importers of toys and youth entertainment products sold in North America.  TIA’s more than 550 toy manufacturers and importers account for approximately 85% of the annual U.S. domestic toy market of $21.6B.*




TIA has a long history of leadership in toy safety, including responsibility for the development of the first comprehensive toy safety standard. TIA members and staff continue to work with government officials, consumer groups and industry leaders on ongoing programs to ensure safe play.

TIA serves as the industry’s advocate on legislative and trade issues; enhances the image and growth of the industry by promoting toy products at its trade shows and events , in the media, and via other means; and fosters philanthropy to children via the Toy Industry Foundation and its Toy Bank.




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