WHITE PLAINS, NY. – August 8, 2016 – NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is excited to announce that exhibit space for the summer 2016 market is selling out rapidly. Currently, 97 percent of the market is sold with several sections already at capacity including: Accent on Design®, Handmade® Global Design; Baby + Child; Personal Accessories; and Personal Care + Wellness.

In addition to exhibit space quickly filling up, NY NOW’s popular “A Night On Broadway” event featuring SOMETHING ROTTEN! is now sold out.  Interested registered market attendees can fill out this form to be placed on the waiting list if tickets become available.

“Each year, we strive to bring the most diverse and robust offerings to NY NOW attendees, buyers, and media alike,” said Randi Mohr, Vice President and NY NOW Co-Director. “With more than 40 percent of buyers attending NY NOW exclusively to find distinctive products and maintain their competitive edge, we are excited that the summer 2016 market is quickly selling out and that we can provide our attendees with the latest and greatest products and experiences out there.”

As the industry’s most expansive marketplace event, NY NOW will feature an exciting lineup of new and returning exhibitors. Located all under one roof, the market’s layout is easy-to-navigate, ensuring that attendees will be able to efficiently find what they’re looking for among 100,000+ products from the more than 2,500+ premier established and emerging brands onsite across three sections including:

  • HOME – Features 1,000+ brands focusing on innovation – specifically in furnishings and home textiles, interior decor, tabletop and gourmet housewares. With three carefully curated sections, NY NOW HOME is a one-stop shop for all home decor and entertaining needs.
  • LIFESTYLE – Features 1,000+ brands offering the latest trend-driven gifts and lifestyle products in four themed sections.
  • HANDMADE – As the industry’s hallmark of design and craftsmanship across all media, the HANDMADE Collection is presented in three distinct sections and showcases handcrafted merchandise in categories such as tabletop, ceramics, textiles, home decor, jewelry, apparel and more.

Additionally, more than 70 percent of exhibitors are planning to have exclusive product launches, continuing NY NOW’s tradition of being a global stage for brands to share their newest products with buyers and the industry. To view a full list of exhibitors, visit

NY NOW returns to the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City beginning August 20th and ending August 24th. For more information or to register, visit Brands interested in exhibiting can access additional information online here:

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About NY NOW

NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, will take place at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. NY NOW features three comprehensive collections – HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE – that encompass 100,000 products in hundreds of product categories. The Handmade® Designer Maker and Handmade® Global Design sections of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Saturday, August 20 and close on Tuesday, August 23. The HOME and LIFESTYLE Collections, and the Artisan Resource® section of the HANDMADE Collection, will open on Sunday, August 21, and close on Wednesday, August 24. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected.

NY NOW is owned and operated by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of large business-to-business trade shows in the United States, producing more than 50 trade shows and over 100 face-to-face events in total, including conferences, summits and other events. Emerald Expositions connects more than 335,000 sellers and buyers each year and operates within the U.S. in 10 end markets (Gift, Home, General Merchandise and Manufacturing; Sports & Apparel; Design; Jewelry, Luxury & Antiques; E-Commerce; Creative Services; Licensing; Healthcare; Military; and Food).

More information about NY NOW can be found at

NOTE TO EDITORS:  The official name of the market is “NY NOW.”  Please do not use “NY Now,” “NYNow”  “the NY Gift Show” or the “NY Gift Fair” to refer to the market.


Katie Seifert
Coyne PR for NY NOW