Through our extensive experience working with Toy Manufacturers, Distributors and Importers, HUB Northeast can arrange the following types of difficult to obtain coverages.

  • Product Liability
  • Patent Infringement
  • Product Recall
  • Cargo
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Employee Benefits 

American Specialty Toy Retailing Association

HUB International is the official insurance brokerage of The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association.  ASTRA was founded in 1992 to bring members of the independent toy industry together to help each other succeed. Today, ASTRA has grown to become the largest association for companies in the toy and children's products arenas with more than 1,400 members.  Hub's relationship with ASTRA is managed by our toy-enthusiast, Benjamin Thrush, out of HUB Northeast's New York operations.

For more information visit our ASTRA website.

Toy Industry Association, Inc.

In 2006, HUB International was named as the endorsed insurance brokerage of the Toy Industry Association, Inc. (TIA).  Hub's relationship with TIA is also managed by Benjamin Thrush out of HUB Northeast's operation in New York.

In order for coverage to be bound, the companies must be members of TIA.

About Toy Industry Association, Inc.:

Toy Industry Association, Inc., founded in 1916, is the national New York City-based trade association for U.S. producers and importers of toys, games and children's' entertainment products. Its 400+ members account for approximately 85 percent of all industry sales. Association members include toy testing laboratories, design firms and professional inventors.  TIA is recognized as the authoritive voice of the U.S. toy industry by governments, the trade, the media and consumers.

For more information visit our TIA website.