– New Products and Eco-Friendly Products Set the Trends in Two Specially-Curated Displays –

WHITE PLAINS, NY. — August 15, 2017 — NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, proudly announces the participants for its two popular product displays. The sustainability: design for a better world® product display will showcase environmentally-conscious and socially-responsible products and manufacturers from around the world, while the destination:new display will highlight exhibitors with new product introductions including launches exclusive to the summer market. As the industry’s most expansive marketplace, these displays are the ideal first stop for any buyer or market attendee.

“Our two curated displays represent some of the most on-trend products that will be showcased at the market and we are really looking forward to seeing them in person in just a few days,” said Randi Mohr, Group Show Director, NY NOW and Vice President, Emerald Expositions. “The buyers that attend NY NOW have a keen eye for what their customers are looking for, and we consistently find that the curated sustainability: design for a better world® and destination:new product displays are an important area of the Market for them to see cutting edge trends in an easy to browse location.”

sustainability: design for a better world®
The sustainability: design for a better world product display is a special exhibit showcasing “green” gift and home products and business practices. It is curated and installed by Ilene Shaw of Shaw & Co! Productions and features environmentally-conscious and socially-responsible products and producers from around the world. The exhibit will spotlight global home and lifestyle suppliers, products, production processes and business practices that are eco-friendly and socially responsible.

At the summer 2017 market, the sustainability display will feature more than 100 products from over 65 exhibitors including:
•   Harry Barker: Skipper Rope Dog Toy (Booth #7412)
•   Maggie’s Organics: Organic Wool Holiday Snuggle Sock (Booth #8470)
•   Peg and Awl: Cutting and Serving Board (Booth #1241)
•   Spinster Sisters Co. : Botanic Salt Soak (Booth #7931)
•   The Winding Road: Alpaca Blend Blankets (Booth #132)

The exciting destination:new product display highlights new designs from around the market, making it a great way to easily see some of the leading and emerging trends in one place. The selected participating exhibitors for the display will showcase a product that is new to the marketplace as of March 1, 2017. Of the products typically selected for the display, many will be debuting exclusively at NY NOW’s summer 2017 market, making this a must-see exhibit for any NY NOW attendee looking for the freshest designs.

More than 115 exhibitors will participate in the destination:new display at the upcoming summer 2017 market including:
•   BENT & BREE LLC: Madison Clutch (Booth #8220)
•   CaaOcho Toys: Sensory Ball ‘Sunshine’ (Booth #7057)
•   Daniela Apeloig: Acrylic Bread Board (Booth #3155)
•   Graphique de France: Hubs & Wifey Wedding Handmade Card (Booth #7226)
•   Pyrrha: Pyrrha 14K Moon & Stars Freshwater Pearl Necklace (Booth #1354)
•   Sugarfina: Bento Box & Cubes (Booth #3168)
•   W&P Design: The Nacho Grater (Booth #3861)

How to Register for NY NOW
NY NOW is a can’t-miss experience and registrations are still being accepted. Qualified members of the trade may register free of charge online through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, August 18th. Applicants must present credentials on-site upon arrival to the Market in order to complete the registration process and receive a badge. Members of the trade may still register on-site, but fees may apply.

Eligible and credentialed members of the media may visit the onsite press center starting on Saturday, August 19th to present their credentials and apply for a press badge. Editors, reporters, writers, television and radio producers, and broadcast/Internet reporters from approved media outlets will receive editorial press badges, while publishers and advertising and sales representatives from approved media outlets will receive advertising press badges.

NY NOW takes place at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center August 19-23, 2017. For more information and to stay updated about future NY NOW news and announcements, please visit

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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 tens of thousands of products in hundreds of product categories. The Handmade® Global Design section of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Saturday, August 19 and close on Tuesday, August 22. The HOME and LIFESTYLE Collections, as well as the Handmade® Designer Maker and Artisan Resource® sections of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Sunday, August 20, and close on Wednesday, August 23. Handmade Designer Maker also moves to Level 3. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected.

NY NOW is owned by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve. More information about NY NOW can be found at

•   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.
•   Javits North will be under renovation starting with the summer 2017 NY NOW
market. As a result, the Handmade® Designer Maker section will move to Level 3
of the Javits Center.

Katie Seifert
Coyne PR for NY NOW