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Monday, September 21, 2020
HCA: Halloween 2020 Initiative Recap »
As you'll see below, the HCA (special shout out to Aneisha!) has been hard at work for Halloween 2020. ...
Monday, September 21, 2020
Halloween Safety Guidelines Announced »
MT. LAUREL, NJ (Sept 14, 2020) – Navigating the upcoming Halloween holiday in the time of COVID-19 is different than befo...
Thursday, August 13, 2020
The Halloween & Party Expo (the “Event”) – notice of event cancellation »
  The upcoming edition of the  Halloween & Party Expo , scheduled to take place January 22-24, 2021 a...
Thursday, August 13, 2020
HCA Very Important Update on Halloween 2020 & Action Requested »
The HCA Marketing Task Force and Board of Directors have been hard at work putting together a campaign to ensure Hallowe...
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
HCA Alert - INFORMS Consumer Act, Counterfeits Whitepaper from NAM & More! »
Representatives Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Kathy Castor (D-FL) have introduced Association supported INFORM Consumers Act i...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Halloween & Costume Association Marketing Task Force is hard at work! »
  The Halloween & Costume Association Marketing Task Force has some new tricks in their bag of treats this yea...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
April 2020 - Potential Deferment of Duties Payments Based on Financial Hardship »
  Last week, President Trump issued an  Executive Order  that granted the Secretary of Treasury the abil...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCA Alert: Senate Bill Introduced Re: Third Party Sellers, Request for Retailer Stimulus & COVID-19 »
Retailer Letter to President The Association joined 90 organizations and the National Retail Federation in a...
Friday, March 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCA Alert: States of California & New York Issue Essential Orders »
  As of last night, the State of California is ordering all individuals living in the State of California to stay...
Monday, March 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCA Alert: Multi Association Letter to Request Tariff Relief Due to Coronavirus Impact »
  On Friday, the HCA joined many other organizations in a  letter  requesting tariff relief due to the c...
Monday, March 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCA Alert: Lawmakers Propose Making E-Commerce Companies Liable for Counterfeits: Safe Shop Act »
  On 3/2/20, Representatives Nadler and Collins introduced the  Safe Shop Act bill  to address the probl...
Tuesday, January 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCA Alert: U.S. China Phase One Deal »
  As you may be aware, the Phase I U.S. China Trade deal was signed, January 15, 2020.  The text of the...
Monday, July 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HCA Tariff Messaging, Statements & FAQ »
Media Statement  HCA Tariff Messaging, Statements & FAQ As the trade war with China persists, all Ameri...
Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Letter Sent to President Trump on U.S.- China Trade Outcomes »
HCA, as part of the Americans for Free Trade, a coalition of business organizations from every sector of the American econ...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tariffs Are a Scary Proposition »
What do costumes, haunted houses and tariffs have in common? All three will give people a fright during Halloween season.&...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIA's 1st Annual Member Retreat - Register Now! »
HIA's  1st Annual Member Retreat This meeting is for HIA members only.  If you are interested...
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIA Joins Coalition with National Retail Federation Business and Farm Community Urges Congress to ' »
Please see the below alert on behalf of HIA Legal Counsel, Rick Locker. April 12, 2018...
Thursday, March 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIA Supports Low Tariffs on Halloween Products »
Please see the below alert on behalf of HIA Legal Counsel, Rick Locker. March 29, 2018...
Friday, March 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
According to a Bloomberg Report Yesterday:Toys"R"UsIs Prepping to Liquidate Its U.S.Operations »
Please see the below alert on behalf of HIA Legal Counsel, Rick Locker. March 9, 2018...
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FOX BUSINESS NEWS: INTERVIEW WITH RASTA IMPOSTA CEO ROBERT BERMAN! »
What are this year's hottest Halloween costumes? We asked CEO of @rastaimposta costumes, Robert Berman 🦄🎃 @cherylcaso...
Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Earthquake in Mexico - Please Help - Ghoulish Productions /Caretas Rev S.A. de C.V. »
Earthquake in Mexico - Please Help Ghoulish Productions /Caretas Rev S.A. de C.V.   Dearest friends:...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Philip Morris, builder of the world’s largest costume distributorship, dies late Sunday at 83. »
A showman to the end, his gorilla suits launched a costume empire. BY BRUCE HENDERSON bhenderson@charlot...
Wednesday, September 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HALLOWEEN INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES EPIC NATIONAL COSTUME CHALLENGE, OFFERS FREE HALLOWEEN SWAG »
**For Immediate Release**   HALLOWEEN INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES EPIC NATIONAL COSTUME CHALLENGE, OFFER...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL HALLOWEEN SHOW- NYC! »
Registration is now open for the 2017 International Halloween Show in NYC! REGISTER TODAY and find out about the s...
Thursday, July 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
RUBIE’S COSTUME COMPANY ACQUIRES BUYSEASONS »
            RUBIE’S COSTUME COMPANY ACQUIRES BUYSEASONS  ...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
HIA Alert: HIA Supporting the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act »
HIA Alert: HIA Supporting the Small Business RegulatoryFlexibility Improvements  ...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Press Release From Rasta Imposta- March 20, 2017 »
  HALLOWEEN POWERHOUSE COMPANIES CREATE PARTNERSHIP Runnemede NJ & Charlotte NC March 20, 2017 R...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Info Re: Indian Costumes »
Important Info Re: Indian Costumes Please be advised that the US Department of Interior has issued a letter to several...
Friday, July 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Halloween and Party Expo and Scalera Form Relationship »
HALLOWEEN & PARTY EXPO AND SCARELA FORM RELATIONSHIP Leading B2B and B2C Halloween events work together to bring in...
Wednesday, June 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Appropriators Highlight Costume Classification in Legislative Report »
  The House Appropriations Committee weighed in on the agency's treatment of costumes and festive articles. Whil...
Monday, June 20, 2016
Party Club of America to co-locate with Halloween & Party Expo’s Annual Event »
SHELTON, CT (May 18, 2016) -  Halloween & Party Expo is pleased to announce a new partnership and co-location of events w...
Wednesday, June 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
TSCA Reform -- What It Means To You »
TSCA Reform Update HIA worked with 200 organizations as part of the American Alliance for Innovation (AAI) to limi...