Whether you’re a first-time exhibitor or a seasoned pro, this page offers a wealth of information, tips, and insights that will help you make the most out of your NY NOW experience. From pre-event planning to post-event follow-up, we’ve got you covered with tons of valuable content, including marketing and branding resources, booth design and merchandising tips, social media strategies, and so much more.
We’re committed to helping you achieve your business goals, and we’re excited to partner with you on your journey to success at NY NOW Summer 2023. Let’s make this a game-changing event for your brand!
FOR FIRST-TIME EXHIBITORS
NY NOW Operations Team Office Hour
Watch Event Director Matthew Mathiasen and our Operations Team for the inside track on everything you need to know when preparing for your on-site experience at the Winter market this February. Watch Recording: HERE
Mastering NY NOW Online Transactions at Winter Market
This webinar will provide tactical steps for how to transact on NY NOW Online and master the e-commerce experience before, during and after the Winter 2024 Market. Watch recording : HERE
Introduction to Booth Planning on a Budget
Watch this brief video about Planning your Booth in a Budget. And learning key tips regarding, Load-in, Rentals and Labor Jurisdictions and More.
Mastering the Art of Buyer Engagement: from Boutiques to Giants
Get to know the diverse demographics of our tradeshow buyers. Learn how to strengthen buyer-to-brand connections with Amy Loewenberg, Director of Buyer Relations, and Matthew Mathiasen, Director of NY NOW Show. Watch the recording HERE Passcode: FFp62#%C
NY NOW Operations Team Office Hour
Watch this brief video recording of our Operations Team webinar to get the inside track on everything you need to know about your booth package, upcoming deadlines with service providers, registering booth staff, and so much more. Review Webinar Questions & Answers
How to Optimize Your NY NOW Online Profile
Watch this brief video for tips on How to Optimize your NY NOW Online Brand page that will have you securing sales from our vast community of 40k+ buyers in no time! For even more detailed tips, here is the full Tips & Tricks deck that this video is based on
Introduction to the Team & Suppliers
Watch this brief video to learn about your NY NOW Operations team and suppliers and the Exhibitor Resources page for all your show planning.
NY NOW Exhibitor Hub
Watch this brief video to learn about how to access your NY NOW Exhibitor Hub to view invoices, make payments, and manage your contract.
Welcome to NY NOW Winter 2024
Watch this brief video for samples of three important emails all confirmed Winter 2024 exhibitors will be receiving with key, not-to-be-missed info!
Introduction to NY NOW Online
Watch this brief video for tips about setting up your NY NOW Online profile & upload products so that buyers can shop online via our Market Directory.
NY NOW Electrical Tips
Watch this brief video for Electrical tips when planning to exhibit at NY NOW.
Measuring Your Success
Watch this brief video for tips about measuring your success when exhibiting at NY NOW.
Defining Your Strategy
Watch this brief video for defining your strategy when planning to exhibit at NY NOW.
Tips to promote your presence at NY NOW
Watch this brief video for great tips on marketing your presence at NY NOW.
Watch this brief video for Furniture tips when planning to exhibit at NY NOW.
Shipping & Material Handling
Watch this brief video for Shipping & Material handling tips when planning to exhibit at NY NOW.
Watch this brief video for great budgeting tips when planning to exhibit at NY NOW.
Understanding the GSC Role
Watch this video and learn tips on understanding the General Services Contractor role.
RESOURCES FOR ALL EXHIBITORS
The International Social Impact Institute series Part 2
Hosted by Liz Ngonzi, Founder & CEO of The International Social Impact Institute.
Moderator: Dondrill Glover, Sr. Content Producer + Sr. Buyer Relations Strategist.
During this session participants will work to determine which part(s) of the social impact equation — People, Planet and Profit – integrating into brand mission statements. Participants will generate mission statements and organizational social impact stories using The International Social Impact Institute’s Impact Story Development Framework
Booth Display and Show Set-Up – Tips and Best Practices
Join Host – Helen Joffe, Rising Artisans and Handmade Consultant as she shares key tips and best practices when setting you your booth and displaying your products.
Part Two of this educational Live Webinar Series with Diane Sulg, Executive Director of CRAFT
Topic: Selling success at the Tradeshow
This live session will cover Booth Must’s:
– Eye-catching Color (examples)
– Place to ‘do-business’
– Storage + seating
– Booth materials for doing business (examples)
– Booth protocol
– Post Show essential tactics
Session two: Art of Business Gifting Presentation.
In part two of this compelling webinar series, learn about clients key priorities when shopping for corporate gifts:
• Form vs Function, Size, weight, personal note cards
• Packaging for the delivery
• The Delivery and unboxing experience
• Price range and Volume discount
• Timed arrival dates
• Contract Pricing
• Samples – Case Study: Las Vegas Casino gifting requirements
How to have success at a Wholesale Show
NY NOW two-part Live Webinar Series with Diane Sulg, Executive Director of CRAFT
SESSION 1 – How to have success at a Wholesale Show… and FUN doing it!
This live session will cover:
Why Exhibit at a tradeshow
What is your tradeshow goal
How to achieve it
Product line review
How to get your pricing right
Understanding Retailer pricing
How retailer prices impacts YOUR retail prices
Line sheets, minimum orders, shipping
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Part three of this compelling 4-part webinar series hosted by Luxury brand expert and Educator, Marilisa Barbieri.
Session 3 – Designing a corporate gift collection: The Product Offer
• Reframing existing products
• Choose the occasions and recipients
• Personalized B2B gifts
BONUS Decision Matrix
How to generate a new revenue stream in the world of Corporate Gifting Pt 1
Learn about the lucrative world of Corporate Gifting and gain tactical insights into how you can expand your business into this specialized channel with this four-part webinar series hosted live by luxury brand expert and educator Marilisa Barbieri.
Session 1 – Understanding the luxury corporate gifts business includes:
• What are corporate gifts
• Why the gifting strategy become a priority for companies during and after the pandemic
• Why they can be additional revenue for your business
• What you need: The business model
• Case Study: Montblanc
The pandemic changed the game of corporate gifting from simply a routine to a business priority. Learn in this webinar insights on how luxury brands tap into this business opportunity by developing dedicated product collections and cultivating strategic relationships with key players.
Why luxury brands embrace Chinese New Year celebration within the corporate gifting strategy
10 tips to succeed in the Corporate Gifting Business
Marilisa Barbieri Bio
A luxury business expert with an MBA and Interior Design & Arts degree, Marilisa Barbieri helps companies elevate their brand value and increase sales of products and services by revealing proven sales strategies employed by top luxury brands. She has worked with French and Italian luxury companies to achieve consistent growth and profitability. As a business consultant, Marilisa instructs a number of courses and programs to guide clients through structured business plans and ad-hoc digital branding. Visit www.marilisabarbieri.com to learn more.
Join us as we welcome Liz Ngonzi, Founder & CEO of The International Social Impact Institute and Adjunct Assistant Professor at The Center for Global Affairs at New York University, as she presents Balancing People, Planet and Profit: A mission-driven 3-part series to inspire and activate buyers and exhibitors to integrate social impact into how they run their businesses, and into their decisions regarding those with whom they conduct business, how and where they source their products, and the philanthropic efforts in which they engage.
Our first session will expose participants to the full spectrum of social impact that balances people, planet, and profit, using case studies from multinational and small-scale brands worldwide with a grounding in #GivingTuesday — the global generosity movement. A framework for assessing social impact will be introduced along with a tool that will enable participants to communicate their mission and commitment to social impact. Join us Monday, November 22 at 2:00 PM EST. Click the link in the bio to reserve your spot now!