Winter Market Happenings

Sunday, February 5 Market Happenings

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Title: International Breakfast Connect

Time: 8:00 am

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Location: Level 4

Description:

Join us for NY NOW’s international networking brand pitch program during the Winter market held at the Javits Center on February 5-8.

Sign up today to participate – limited space available.

We’ll have 6-10 international brands share their brand story and talk about the new and best seller products they’ll be showcasing at the Market. Get to know the people behind these products and the stories that make them unique.

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sustainabilitytour

Title: Sustainability Tour with Ilene Shaw from Shaw Productions

Time:  10:00 am

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Location: Meet at Buyer lounge rear of 900 aisle

Description: For sustainability to be sustainable, it must also be profitable for both manufacturers and retailers. The future of our planet, quality of life, and well-being depends on the value of sustainability in our culture and marketplace. Sustainability has been a moving target that has developed applications well beyond recycled seat belts and up-cycled textile tote bags. Our Global crisis brought forth concepts of Social, Economic, and Environmental impact in this new culture of Added-Value. Moderated by Ilene Shaw, a recognized leader and visionary in the design world and a long-time advocate in the field of sustainable design and the creative industries, this tour will walk you through a tight curation of brands offering design excellence of sustainable practices, growth, and foreseeable longevity in the marketplace.

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Title: New Buyer Orientation

Speaker: Amy Loewenberg

Time:  11:00 am

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Location: Buyer Lounge rear of 900 aisle

Description: Attending NY NOW for the first time? We’re excited to have you join us and are here to help! We welcome first-time buyers to NY NOW, and we want to assist you with planning your visit to the market and providing you with the tools and information you’ll need to help you have a successful show.

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Title: Meet up with Nicole Gulotta, Founder of Nomadic Thread Society

Time:  1:00 pm

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Location: Booth #509

Description: Showing up as an early leader in the still growing movement of contemporary design and economic development in the global heritage textile and handmade sectors. Today her work has grown to encompass the broader space of slow design and culture, now offering immersions, or educational retreats, sharing firsthand, lived experience of sustainable enterprise and lifestyle in, Mallorca, Spain.

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Title: The Designer Maker Tour

Time: 2:00 pm

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Location: Meet at Buyer lounge rear of 900 aisle

Description: Join Nicole Gulotta, Founder of Nomadic Thread Society, Noted in Design and actively amplifying Considered Design, Sustainable and Ethical Commerce in Spain. Nicole Journeys to New York to discover the Handmade Designer Maker in the aisles of NY NOW. Introducing six designers and revealing intentional collections in highly mastered handmade mediums while noting category relevance, design utilities, and points in sourcing unique and statement pieces. A curated experience for buyers, editorials, and retailers looking to source and connect with handmade designers.

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Title: PLAY USA Launch Party

Time: 3:00 pm

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Location: Meet in front of booth 2644

Description: Let’s toast to this fun and interactive new destination and celebrate the toy industry, the community, and NY NOW’s commitment to providing more options for the toy business

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nepal tea tasting

Title: Tea Tasting in Journeys & Narratives

Time: 4:00 pm

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Location: Booth #509

Description: The Nepal Tea Collective – Debuts the world’s first-ever tea from the home of Mount Everest. Earth’s highest mountain’s cold, crisp breeze has coddled the tea leaves and produced sweet flavors. Experience award-winning Nepali Teas, brewing for change and through its The Nepal Tea foundation

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Monday, February 6 Market Happenings

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Title: International Brands Tour with Patti Carpenter

Time: 11:00 am

Date: Monday, February 6, 2023

Location: Meet at Buyers lounge rear of 900 aisle

Description: Join Global Trend Ambassador and award-winning Creative Director Patti Carpenter.

In the aisles of NY NOW with a passport for discovery, guided by a prominent world authority in universal design culture and diaspora of design techniques in of handmade, home décor and accent of design. Absorb Patti’s universal trend lens as it guides you through design resonating in the 2023 consumer market. Explore International brands and their influence on today’s retail assortments.

A curated experience for buyers and exporters and design editorials. Connect, source, and build partnerships while experiencing traditional nibbles along!

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chillhouse

Title: “The Evolution of Wellness” with Cyndi Ramirez – The Smoke Shop Series

Time: 2:00 pm

Host: Lana & Haley

Featured: Cyndi Ramirez (Chillhouse)

Date: Monday, February 6, 2023

Location: Bulletin Pavilion, Rear of Aisle 1300

Description: At the center of The Bulletin Pavilion at NY NOW’s February Market (rear of aisle 1300) will be a “Smoke Shop Lounge” activation run by cannabis product design and production studio Sackville & Co. As cannabis legalization sweeps the nation and consumer demand is at an all-time high, Bulletin, and NY NOW have tapped Sackville to include cannabis in the market conversation for the first time. This will be achieved via The Smoke Shop Series, a variety of intimate panel conversations happening throughout the event.

Join us for part 2 of The Smoke Shop Series at NY NOW: an intimate on-site conversation with Cyndi Ramirez, during which Lana, Hayley, and Cyndi will discuss the evolution of wellness.

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Title: “How Design is Leading the Charge in De-Stigmatizing Cannabis” with Brett Heyman (Edie Parker)
An intimate on-site conversation as part of The Smoke Shop Series

Time: 3:00 pm

Date: Monday, February 6, 2023

Location: Bulletin Pavilion, Rear of Aisle 1300

Description: At the center of The Bulletin Pavilion at NY NOW’s February Market (rear of aisle 1300) will be a “Smoke Shop Lounge” activation run by cannabis product design and production studio Sackville & Co. As cannabis legalization sweeps the nation and consumer demand is at an all-time high, Bulletin, and NY NOW have tapped Sackville to include cannabis in the market conversation for the first time. This will be achieved via The Smoke Shop Series, a variety of intimate panel conversations happening throughout the event.

Join us for part 3 of The Smoke Shop Series at NY NOW: an intimate on-site conversation with Brett Heyman, during which Lana, Hayley, and Brett will discuss the role of design in the de-stigmatization of cannabis.

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Title: Meet up with Stephanie Flor, Founder of Around the World Beauty

Time: 3:00 pm

Date: Monday, February 6, 2023

Location: Booth #509

Description: A true tour de force, bringing vision and voice to the world of beauty— culturally inspired, integral beauty that is restorative to women and the planet. Around the World Beauty, a boutique travel company, guides women around the globe on exclusive experiences celebrating the cultural source for modern-day beauty rituals. She’s worked with some of the most influential celebrities, from Mariah Carey to Sting, Dasha Polanco, Santana, and more. She’s also traveled to over 35 countries to diversify the beauty conversation. Latina magazines said she is “Young & Inspiring: Ones to Watch” list. Beauty Vanguard and Marie Claire featured her as “Making Her Mark.”

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Title: Meet up with Stephanie Flor, Founder of Around the World Beauty

Time: 3:00 pm

Date: Monday, February 6, 2023

Location: Booth #509

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Title:  French Farm in Journey & Narratives

Time: 4:00 pm

Date: Monday, February 6, 2023

Location: Booth #509

Description: The French Farm – Debuts its Francois Miot collection. Noted as “Best Jam Maker of France.” Enjoy Provence Fig, Orange Whiskey, Passion fruit Champagne Jams, and a selection of Olive Oils from Italy and Spain, ethically sourced, small batch produced, and preserving regional European food culture.

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Tuesday, February 7 Market Happenings

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Title: Social Impact Brand Tour with Dondrill

Time: 11:00 am

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Location: Meet at Buyers lounge rear of 900 aisle

Description: Join Global Handmade Ambassador and Social Impact Design Curator Dondrill Glover of NY NOW

Wanderlust through the aisles of NY NOW for an exploration and introduction to socially enterprising brands, designing for change. We’ll meet founders and artisans, revealing collections noted of purpose, beauty, and craftsmanship as we move through the spectrum of home décor, textiles, fashion, and beauty and wellness. Design co-merging values in contemporary and indigenous techniques.

We invite buyers, retailers, and editorial voices to source and inform consciously as we look to inspire collective participation and connection within our community while sharing socially impactful design missioned in people, the planet, and profit.

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Title: “Buying for a Modern Consumer” with Mary & Emma (Friends NYC) + Molly Mathias (Go Easy)
An intimate on-site conversation as part of The Smoke Shop Series

Host: Lana & Haley

Featured: Mary & Emma (Friends NYC) + Molly Mathias (Go Easy)

Time: 2:00 pm

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Location: Bulletin Pavilion, Rear of Aisle 1300

Description: At the center of The Bulletin Pavilion at NY NOW’s February Market (rear of aisle 1300) will be a “Smoke Shop Lounge” activation run by cannabis product design and production studio Sackville & Co. As cannabis legalization sweeps the nation and consumer demand is at an all-time high, Bulletin, and NY NOW have tapped Sackville to include cannabis in the market conversation for the first time. This will be achieved via The Smoke Shop Series, a variety of intimate panel conversations happening throughout the event.

Join us for part 4 of The Smoke Shop Series at NY NOW: an intimate on-site conversation with Mary Meyer and Emma Kadar-Penner (Friends NYC) + Molly Mathias (Go Easy), during which Lana, Hayley, Mary, Emma, and Molly will discuss buying for a modern consumer and the future of retail

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Title: “Representation: Past, Present, and Future” with Verena von Pfetten (Gossamer) + Jasmine Mans (Buy Weed From Women
An intimate on-site conversation as part of The Smoke Shop Series

Host: Lana & Haley

Featured: Verena von Pfetten (Gossamer) + Jasmine Mans (Buy Weed From Women)

Time: 3:00 pm

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Location: Bulletin Pavilion, Rear of Aisle 1300

Description: At the center of The Bulletin Pavilion at NY NOW’s February Market (rear of aisle 1300) will be a “Smoke Shop Lounge” activation, run by cannabis product design and production studio Sackville & Co. As cannabis legalization sweeps the nation and consumer demand is at an all-time high, Bulletin and NY NOW have tapped Sackville to include cannabis in the market conversation for the first time. This will be achieved via The Smoke Shop Series, a variety of intimate panel conversations happening throughout the event.

Join us for the final part of The Smoke Shop Series at NY NOW: an intimate on-site conversation with Verena von Pfetten (Gossamer) and Jasmine Mans (Buy Weed From Women), during which Lana, Hayley, Verena, and Jasmine will discuss representation.

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liz

Title: Meet up with Liz Ngonzi, Founder and CEO of The International Social Impact Institute

Time: 3:00 pm

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Location: Booth #509

Description: An award-winning social entrepreneur and educator, and an international speaker- helping brands, institutions, and social entrepreneurs access resources, knowledge, and networks that will enable them to clarify and share their story to build an ecosystem of like-minded stakeholders with whom they can make the world more equitable and sustainable. Over the last two years, The Institute has partnered with NY NOW; Cornell University; ENGIE North America; Giving Tuesday; JCC Association of North America; and Nelson Mandela University, among others.

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Title: Dream Of Sweden Tasting in Journeys & Narratives

Time: 4:00 pm

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Location: Booth #509

Description: Debuts its Dream of Truffles, noted its premium creaminess and mouth melting delight. Enjoy featured blends of Raspberry and Sea Salt from their assortment of 7 delectable flavors.

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Wednesday, February 8 Market Happenings

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Title: Zachi Tasting in Journeys & Narratives

Time: 11:00 am

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2023

Location: Booth #509

Description: Debuts its Dream of Truffles, noted its premium creaminess and mouth melting delight. Enjoy featured blends of Raspberry and Sea Salt from their assortment of 7 delectable flavors.

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