Toy Association: Kimberly Carcone promoted to...
Toy Association

Kimberly Carcone promoted to EVP global market events

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Kimberly Carcone has been promoted to executive vice president of global market events at the Toy Association, the not-for-profit trade association.

Carcone is a seasoned professional with 30 years of experience in non-profit and corporate event management, marketing, and publishing in both New York City and Washington, D.C. She joined The Toy Association in 2007, serving most recently as senior vice president of global market events. As an integral member of The Toy Association's senior management team, Carcone is responsible for the management of Toy Fair.
„Kim has played an integral role helping drive business success.“
Steve Pasierb, president and CEO of The Toy Association
"From major international trade shows and live events, to pioneering digital solutions and private previews linking buyers and sellers, Kim has played an integral role helping drive business success for our member companies and the Association alike," said Steve Pasierb, president and CEO of The Toy Association. "Taking on the role of leading all these responsibilities amid a global pandemic, Kim demonstrated extraordinary flexibility, adaptability, and a constant strategic mindset that prevailed over immediate challenges, while never losing view of what the future can and should hold. Through disruption and uncertainty, the business of toys and play products has changed greatly, while Kim has the association and our events well positioned to deliver bottom-line value, engagement, education, surprise, and delight for all the stakeholder audiences they serve."

Prior to joining The Toy Association, Carcone held various leadership positions at ALM Events, a division of American Lawyer Media, E.W. Williams Publications, Miller Freeman, Inc., VNU Business Media, The American Society of Interior Designers, and the Council on the Arts for the City of Long Beach.