WHITE PLAINS, NY, March 7, 2014… NY NOW™, the Market for Home + Lifestyle (formerly NYIGF®) has been ranked New York City’s top tradeshow as part of the exclusive BizBash “New York’s Top 100” list. To curate this list, BizBash considers several factors including economic impact, buzz, innovation, and the event’s prominence within the communities it intends to serve. The next edition of NY NOW will run August 16-20, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal’s Pier 94.

BizBash’s annual listing of “Top 100 Events” ranks the meetings, parties and industry gatherings that make the most impact in New York. With 2,800+ exhibitors and 33,000+ attendees from all 50 United States and 80+ countries worldwide, NY NOW was selected as the top tradeshow in the “tradeshow and convention category.” This category included popular consumer events such as the New York International Auto Show and New York’s ComiCon, and annual tradeshows including Retail’s Big Show and the American International Toy Fair.

“We’re pleased and proud that NY NOW is one of the elite events name to BizBash’s 2014 ‘Top 100’ New York City Events,” said Christian Falkenberg. “The Market – formerly known as NYIGF® (New York International Gift Fair®) – has long been ranked among the exposition industry’s largest events nationwide, and it’s great to extend our recognition to include excellence among New York City-specific activities.”

In addition to trade shows and conventions, the BizBash “Top 100” list includes fashion, entertainment and sporting events such as Fashion Week, Tribeca Film Festival, Tony Awards and New York City Marathon, as well as elite invite-only affairs such as the Clinton Global Initiative, Time 100 Gala, and Wired’s BizCon. The complete listing of New York’s 2014 “Top 100 Events” can be found at

BizBash Media is an innovator and resource hub for the event and meeting industry with its website, magazines and tradeshows. Event organizers responsible for events such as White House state dinners and the Oscars, as well as conferences, tradeshows, fundraisers and more, use BizBash products regularly for ideas and best practices. Information is available online at

NY NOW, the Market for Home + Lifestyle, will run Sunday, August 16, through Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94. NY NOW’s four comprehensive collections – HOME, LIFESTYLE, HANDMADE and NEW! – will encompass 100,000 products in 400+ product categories. Some 33,000 attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected. Information and registration is available online at