- The first LEGO Imagination Centre was opened in Minneapolis, USA.
- LEGO Japan was established.
- LEGO Hungary was established.
- The three-blade propeller was introduced the City theme.
Themes introduced or discontinued
- Paradisa was introduced.
- Wolfpack, a sub-theme of Castle, was introduced.
- Space Police II, a sub-theme of Space, was introduced.
- Toolo, a sub-theme of DUPLO, was introduced.
- Crusaders was discontinued.
- RSQ911 was discontinued and eventually replaced with Rescue.