BANZAI YO-BE selected as winner at the 2010 Nuremberg International Toy Fair
Los Angeles, CA -- (February 4, 2010) Spielwarenmess International Toy Fair Nuremberg 2010 kicked off last night with the annual presentation of its ToyAward program to a decidedly international group of winners. The ToyAward is presented annually to especially innovative new products.
The jury, a group of independent, trade-orientated international professionals, awarded the ToyAward to Manley ToyQuest’s BANZAI Yo-Be, in the category Fun + Sport, for an attractive combination of top quality material, sport, and play.
BANZAI Yo-Be combines two of the most loved pieces of leisure sport equipment in the last hundred years – yo-yo and Frisbee® – into a single item. Using this novel combination, young and old can try out countless movements which increase fitness and improve motor function by means of play. BANZAI Yo-Be provides action, is easy to learn, and guarantees to be an eye-catcher in any environment.
BANZAI Yo-Be joins over 300 skus to complete the entire Banzai line of seasonal outdoor products, including constant-air powered water slides, bouncers, backyard activities, inflatable pools and pool toys, and open water inflatables, all which feature cutting edge concepts and unique play patterns. BANZAI Yo-Be will be available nationwide and retail for $12.99 in spring 2010. For more information, please visit http://www.yo-be.com.
ToyQuest uses innovative technology to design products that are fun and safe for children and build on their natural creativity and athleticism. Under the BANZAI brand, ToyQuest is the industry leader in seasonal outdoor products due to their unique orange packaging, creative designs and innovation through a variety of formats including water blasters, pools, constant-air and flat water slides. ToyQuest designs, develops and markets high quality proprietary toys and toys licensed from popular intellectual properties including The Walt Disney Company, Mattel, Fisher-Price, Nickelodeon, Rawlings, National Football League, Warner Brothers, Sesame Street, Marvel and many others. ToyQuest’s products have been seen on Good Morning America, Live with Regis and Kelly, The Late Show with David Letterman, KTLA morning show, The Ellen Degeneres Show, The View, Soap Talk, and at all major retailers nationwide. For more information, visit http://www.toyquest.com. |