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Banging the drum for the global toy and game design scene is Billy Langsworthy, co-founder of Mojo Nation. This company celebrates the industry’s creativity via an annual book – The Mojo Nation 100 – and organises the Play Creators Festival. This annual three-day event is packed with talks on design and creative thinking. The programme includes toy and game pitching opportunities for professional and amateur inventors alike, as well as the Play Creators Awards. The Student Day encourages the next wave of design talent to take up toy design. Prior to launching Mojo Nation, Billy was editor of the toy-and-licensing trade publications, ToyNews and Licensing.biz.
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