WHITE PLAINS, NY. – August 10, 2017 – NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is proud to announce its continued partnership with HGTV Magazine’s 4th Annual Block Party Social Media Mixer. The Block Party will be open to the public on Monday, August 21, at 404 NYC (404 10th Avenue between 32nd and 33rd streets in New York City). For additional details and to RSVP, please visit

The HGTV Magazine Block Party event will take place concurrently with NY NOW and will offer attendees an upbeat venue to mix, mingle, share ideas and hear from experts on home, design and DIY trends. Speakers and guests include Joy Cho of Oh Joy!, Mariel Clark of, Sherry and John Petersik of Young House Love, and more.

“We strive to offer our attendees an array of ‘Only in NYC’ events to experience during their visit to NY NOW, and the HGTV Magazine Block Party is a favorite every summer,” said Randi Mohr, Group Show Director, NY NOW and Vice President, Emerald Expositions. “Just a few short blocks away from the Javits Center, the HGTV Magazine Block Party is sure to bring a fun and exciting energy to the NY NOW experience.”

Don’t Miss Out on the Industry’s Most Expansive Marketplace

There is still time to register for NY NOW and experience more than 2,400+ exhibiting brands featuring the hottest trends in home, lifestyle, gift, and more. The industry’s most expansive marketplace continues its tradition of featuring a staggered opening. It will kick off Saturday, August 19, with the Handmade® Global Design section of the HANDMADE Collection, which will remain open until Tuesday, August 22. The HOME and LIFESTYLE Collections, as well as Artisan Resource®, will open on Sunday, August 20 and close on Wednesday, August 23. In addition, the popular Handmade® Designer Maker section will move to Level 3 of the convention center for the first time, and as a result, it will follow the same schedule as the other sections on that level, opening Sunday, August 20 and closing Wednesday, August 23.

Qualified members of the trade may register for free online through August 18, 2017, however required credentials must be presented on-site to complete the registration process.  Eligible and credentialed members of the media can pre-register through August 14, 2017. Editors, reporters, writers, television and radio producers, and broadcast/Internet reporters from approved media outlets will receive editorial press badges on-site, while publishers, advertisers and sales representatives from approved media outlets will receive advertising press badges.

For more information on NY NOW, please visit

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About HGTV Magazine


HGTV Magazine, a joint venture between Hearst Magazines and Scripps Networks Interactive, is a fresh, new home lifestyle magazine that gives readers inspiring, real-life solutions for all the things that homeowners deal with every day—from painting to pillows to property values—in an upbeat and engaging way. Inspired by HGTV’s exciting and entertaining programming, the magazine offers the value of insider advice from trusted experts, as well as the enjoyment of taking a look inside real people’s homes. Unique in concept and voice, HGTV Magazine is accessible, friendly and fun.

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 and has a new date pattern, opening Sunday, August 20, and closing on Wed., August, 23. This section is no longer open on Saturday.



Katie Seifert

Coyne PR for NY NOW


Kelsey Leiter

PR Manager HGTV Magazine