GreenLight Collectibles to Exhibit Superior Scaled Die-Cast Replicas at 2010 iHobby Expo
September 28, 2010

Special interest industries congregate for the 26th Annual International Hobby Expo in Rosemont, IL

 

Rosemont, IL (September 28, 2010) Are you excited, WE are!  Collectors, distributors and manufacturers will assemble together in October to shop and show a mixture of categories within the hobby industry. 

GreenLight Collectibles has been attending the event for years taking advantage of the opportunity to interact with every level of the industry as well as introducing themselves to new spectators in attendance.  Hosting their display this year at Booth # 2436, GreenLight plans to bring an array of pre-production samples and newly released series from popular GreenLight Lines.

 

Preproduction sneak peeks:

1:64 GL Muscle Series 1

1:64 Hot Pursuit Series 5

1:64 Motor World 4

1:18 Smokey & The Bandit Trans Am

1:18 Black Bandit

1:18 Challenger Convertibles

Assortment of Custom Promotional Projects

 

For Customer Purchase:

1:64 Hot Pursuit Series 3

1:64 Auction Block Series 12

1:64 County Roads Series 4

1:64 Dioramas Series 3

1:64 Motor World Series 3

1:18 Scale Assortment

 

Greenlight will also offer information to those retailers, distributors and organizations interested in Custom Promo Projects.  This segment of the business is often overlooked by the common collector, but is a differentiating factor of what makes GreenLight standout from competitors and others in the die cast trade.  “Being able to present a one-of-a-kind product, whether in car design or packaging, opens doors and marketing means of exposure for Greenlight, Licensee partners and involved businesses” says Jeff Nelson, National Sales Manager, “This creates a successful marketing effort with an exclusive purpose.”

 

Prospective account meetings can be set-up now for the Oct. 21-24 iHobby Expo.  Advance appointment inquiries can be directed to Jeff Nelson (until Monday, October 18) via phone or e-mail. Nelson can be reached via phone: 317-287-0600 Ext.106 or e-mail: jmn@greenlighttoys.com. Be sure to stop by GreenLight’s booth #2436

As the entire GreenLight Team looks forward to iHobby, we hope you are packing your bags and look forward to seeing you there!

For More information on iHobby please visit: http://www.ihobbyexpo.com/

 

GreenLight® Collectibles is a premier manufacturer and marketer of officially licensed, authentic die-cast replica vehicles. GreenLight die-cast replicas are available in 1:18, 1:24 and 1:64 scale and are officially licensed by General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Group LLC, Carroll Shelby Licensing, Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, Mecum Auction, Inc., Grand-Am Road Racing Association, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Bridgestone Americas.

 

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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