ABC Spring Educational Conference scheduled May 22-24 in Orlando

Sponsored by All Baby & Child Corporation, Inc., the Spring Educational Conference is the only educational conference of its kind for the juvenile product industry. This annual event provides the optimal combination of learning, networking, and purchasing opportunities for juvenile independent specialty stores and their key suppliers. The 10th annual event is slated May 22-24 in Orlando. There is no cost for participation by independent retailers. Hands on workshops and training, millennial consumer panels, and vital Brixy meetings are planned to provide conference attendees access to the latest issues and industry trends that may affect them. Also included are discussions …

pNeo’s Tumzee® designed for successful tummy time

pNeo’s Tumzee’s® is designed to help reduce the frustration that many babies feel during tummy time. With a special “T” support to prevent a baby from sliding out, the Tumzee® allows the baby to be positioned on an incline, enabling them to interact with their environment and build the essential strength and skills needed for development. It is doctor, chiropractor, and therapist recommended. Tumzee® has the softness required for infants to be comfortable laying on it but the firmness necessary to support their weight. Suitable for ages infants weighing from 5-40 pounds, Tumzee® is available in white, pink, blue, and …

L’ovedbaby offers 100% Certified Organic Clothing

                            L’ovedbaby offers an award-winning line of 100% certified organic clothing from preemie through age 10. Offering both immediate-delivery Organic Cotton Basics and coordinating fashion collections that launch twice yearly, the company’s FW18 pre-order season recently started, and the deadline to place your pre-order is February 15. Shipping begins in August, but can be shipped later or staggered across several ship dates to meet your needs! You only pay when the goods ship, but you need to lock in your order ASAP so you don’t miss out …

Primo launches Voyager High Chair which also serves as swing

Primo’s 2-in-1 Smart Voyager combines the advantages of a high chair and swing. The comfortable and soothing swing chair calms an infant with eight gentle swing speeds, built-in music and sound, and full Bluetooth remote control from a smart phone. There’s also a cry activation mode. In two simple steps, the swing chair transitions into a full high chair complete with easy-clean tray. Adjustable heights and reclining seat positions make the 2-in-1 Smart Voyager easy to custom fit for a baby. For more information call 973/ 926-5900 or visit www.primobaby.com.

ABC Kids Expo New Product Showcase award winners

    Nine winners of the ABC Kids Expo New Product Showcase Awards of Distinction have been announced, ranging from a soothing sleep center and eco-friendly rugs to insoles designed especially for maternity wear. The competition debuted during the 2016 ABC Kids Expo. The awards highlighted innovation and recognized the brands behind the new products. The recipients were chosen by popular votes awarded by participating trade media and specialty retailers during the New Product Showcase opening reception.   The following are the winners, by category, of the New Product Showcase Awards of Distinction: 9 Months & More – Milk Boss …

The 1st Chair™ offers multiple styles in gliders and recliners

The 1st Chair™, a new brand featuring a line of gliders and recliners targeting Millennial parents and their personal style was recently introduced by its sister company, Heritage Baby Products. It is a style showing up in the nursery as Millenials begin their parenting roles, according to Konda Berry of The 1st Chair. The company offers styles that express current decorating trends such as Farmhouse Mod, Coastal, Urban, New Classic, and Glam. The company’s extensive fabric collections include trendsetting prints, patterns, and plains, as well as a special series of Performance Fabrics that are stain resistant and made in the …

JPMA Opens 2018 Innovation Awards Competition

The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is  accepting entries to the 2018 Innovation Awards Competition through January 29. More than 100 companies are expected to enter the competition to showcase their most cutting edge juvenile products from the past year. All JPMA Baby Show exhibitors, both association members and non-members, may submit a product for Innovation Awards judging. The deadline for entries is January 29, 2018. JPMA Innovation Awards recognize products that offer parents innovative ways to safeguard and care for baby, while making their lives easier. Each year a new independent panel of judges from retail, safety groups, and the …

SmartNoggin Toys offers series of NogginStik, NogginSeek, more

The NogginStik™ developmental rattle was created by Marcia Haut, an early childhood developmental therapist and founder of SmartNoggin. Designed to help parents encourage early milestones in infants, NogginStik™ is more than a toy—it can guide parents and caregivers through activities and interactions to promote healthy brain development and bonding. The NogginStik® head lights up red, blue, and green to stimulate a baby’s eyes and to encourage visual tracking. The base of the NogginStik makes a soft rattle sound to please the ears and its easy-to-hold handle for mastering grasping while its textures appeal to a baby’s sense of touch. The …

Solmate Socks™ mix and match designs

For over 15 years Solmate Socks has been designing and knitting stunning mismatched socks, hats, scarves, mittens, and fingerless mittens. Marianne Wakerlin, a lifelong textile artist with a keen instinct for business, started Solmate Socks in the year 2000 on the simple idea that “Life’s too short for matching socks.” The company grew from a room in her home to dozens of employees in three different offices in the US and the UK. In 2015 Marianne’s son Randy and daughter-in-law Lisa took over the reins. They own the North Carolina knitting mill where the socks are made. The socks are …