JPMA 2019: The Roundup

Meeting with representatives is always a fantastic opportunity for us to ask the technical questions our readers expect us to answer. Of course, part of the fun of these events is seeing one another and working together to make the show a productive one. Our expectations were definitely exceeded this year on that note!

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ABC Kids Expo 2018

While the ABC Kids Expo was smaller than in past years, we were fortunate to see the debut of two brand new car seats and to be some of the first to learn about some other new car seats and booster seats! We look forward to giving these seats an in-depth look and review in the near future.

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Newell Baby Moments That Matter Event

We’re always impressed by the number of great car seats and booster seats that our friends at Graco and Baby Jogger have to offer. After a year where they’ve introduced a number of great options, we are so impressed that even here at the year’s end, they’ve got more tricks up their sleeve!

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Lifesavers 2018: Manufacturer Update Roundup

A team of CSFTL admins descnded on San Antonio for the Lifesavers conference.  During our time at the conference, we saw many things, touched many things, talked to many of our favorite manufacturers, and enjoyed the local flavor.  We also earned a lot of Continuing Education Units and enjoyed a pretty thorough Manufacturer Update.

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JPMA 2018

What do you get when you combine a spring snowstorm, Washington DC and an intimate gathering of baby gear manufacturers eager to show off some new items? That’s right, the JPMA Baby Show of 2018! This author was supposed to attend but got snowed out (is that a term?) and stuck in Southern California for

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LA Baby Show 2017

We’ve sent a team of CSFTL representatives to a number of large trade shows like the ABC Kids Expo and the JPMA Baby Show. Beyond that, we’re able to send our team members to local shows as well!Two of our team members were able to attend the LA Baby Show and see what a local show is all about!

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ABC Kids 2017: Part Two

The second part of our journey through the ABC Kids Expo 2017 started once again with a visit to the coffee cart/food court (more about the first part here).  Since we were here last year, that area of the Convention Center has undergone a significant remodel, and it’s much nicer now!  I know you were all wondering, so there you go.

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ABC Kids 2017: Part One

It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time of year again!  No, not just the time of fabulous fall weather and impending holidays, it’s time to enter a giant expo hall full of car seats and assorted baby gear to check out the 2017 ABC Kids Expo!

The addition of the JPMA show to the lineup of expos this year translates to fewer car seat manufacturers attending ABC Kids, so we’re cramming most of our schedule into one really full day but spreading it into two great articles for your reading pleasure.

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