WHITE PLAINS, NY. – October 19, 2016 – Registration is officially open for NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, the industry’s most expansive marketplace event. Retailers, buyers and members of the press are invited to register now and secure their spot to experience a show-stopping lineup of exciting exhibitors, new products, unique seminars and events, and more – all located under one roof and only available in New York City this coming February! Qualified members of the trade can click here to start the registration process, while members of the media can click here to apply for press credentials.
Taking place February 4-8, 2017 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the market will continue its tradition of featuring a staggered opening: The Handmade® Designer Maker and Handmade® Global Design sections of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Saturday, February 4 and close on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The HOME and LIFESTYLE Collections, and the Artisan Resource® section of the HANDMADE Collection, will open on Sunday, February 5, 2017, and close on Wednesday, February 8, 2017.
“There’s no better time than February for buyers to discover new and emerging trends,” said Randi Mohr, Vice President and NY NOW Co-Director. “With thousands of new products debuting at the winter market, NY NOW gives retailers an opportunity to zero in on the products and trends with the most sell-through potential as they re-stock their stores for the Spring.”
Thousands of Products on Display
NY NOW ensures that attendees will be able to find exactly what they are looking for among the more than 2,400+ exhibitors including thousands of premier established and emerging brands that will be onsite showcasing a robust selection of tens of thousands of on-trend products in hundreds of categories. Typically, more than two-thirds of exhibitors launch new products exclusively at NY NOW, providing attendees with an endless amount of innovation across the market’s three comprehensive Collections. Each market, NY NOW also spotlights the international community and this winter will be no exception with exhibitors from around the world planning to highlight products in categories including: gifts, glassware, home décor and furnishings, stationery, textiles and beyond!
“So many of our exhibitors attend the market and tell us afterwards what an amazing experience it was and how they had the opportunity to reach new buyers and expand their brand’s presence both domestically and internationally,” said Scott Kramer, Vice President and NY NOW Co-Director. “Each year, we look forward to hosting new exhibitors as well as those that are returning, and to shine a spotlight on the industry’s latest and greatest trends.”
Seminars and Events
To provide attendees with new insights on the industry and invigorate them to succeed, the NY NOW seminar program will offer a jam-packed agenda featuring dozens of sessions for anyone looking to expand their knowledge or advance their career or business. NY NOW’s full range of educational programming will be led by industry experts including representatives from industry associations, leading trade and consumer publications and more.
In addition, NY NOW will deliver a number of special “Only in New York” activities – including the popular “A Night On Broadway” outing – and special promotions that will help attendees take advantage of all that this great city has to offer!
NY NOW’s website serves as a central hub of information for Market participants. Its easy-to-use online registration system is available anytime, anywhere, and it provides access to hotel and travel reservations. In addition, credentialed attendees will have access to NY NOW’s Market Planner, which will enable them to personalize their Market experience by exploring the exhibitor directory, viewing product images and information, accessing press materials, and even contacting exhibitors and scheduling onsite appointments.
Qualified members of the trade may register and upload their credentials online for free through January 24, 2017. After that, members of the trade may still register online through February 3, 2017, however required credentials must be presented on-site to complete the registration process.
All eligible and credentialed members of the media can pre-register here. 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.
For more information and to stay updated on future NY NOW markets, please visit www.nynow.com.
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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® Designer Maker and Handmade® Global Design sections of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Saturday, February 4, 2017 and close on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. The HOME and LIFESTYLE Collections, and the Artisan Resource® section of the HANDMADE Collection, will open on Sunday, February 5, 2017 and close on Wednesday, February 8, 2017. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 77 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 80 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 www.nynow.com
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.
Coyne PR for NY NOW