Meet Lauren

Lauren Sweder

Creative Consultant & Buyer Relations Specialist

With a pulse on both fashion and home, Lauren uses retail analysis, trend forecasting and her eye for winning products to connect vendors to the right buyers and influencers. As creative consultant for NY NOW, Lauren hosts buying program for influential VIP retailers. She has curated special events and produced stage talks for NY NOW, bringing in popular keynote speakers Carson Kressley and Thom Felicia.

Join us this summer August 8-11, 2021
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I’m a networker at heart. I understand both sides of the market and the synergies that can be created. I still feel the same excitement walking the floors as I did 30 years ago as a little girl, when I first attended the (then) International Gift Show with my mother, who was an interior designer.