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100,000+ Products and Endless Educational and Networking Opportunities will Create a Unique Industry Experience

WHITE PLAINS, NY, October 9, 2015 – Winter in the Big Apple is about to get a lot hotter thanks to the return of NY NOW®the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift. The winter 2016 edition of the industry’s most expansive marketplace event will feature an exciting lineup of new and returning exhibitors, as well as a comprehensive agenda jam-packed with seminars and one-of-a-kind networking opportunities that will provide Market attendees with an unrivalled shopping and sourcing experience. NY NOW will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

Experience Engaging Exhibitors

NY NOW will deliver more than 100,000 products within three collections that touch every aspect of home, lifestyle and handmade gifts.

  • HOME (January 31 – February 3) will encompass Accent on Design®Home Furnishings + Textilesand Tabletop + Gourmet Housewares on Level Three of the Javits Center.
  • LIFESTYLE (January 31 – February 3) will include Baby + ChildGiftPersonal Accessoriesand Personal Care + Wellness on Level One of the Javits Center.
  • HANDMADE will incorporate Handmade® Designer Maker(Javits Center North) and Handmade® Global Design (Javits Center’s Level Four River Pavilion) which will both be open from January 30 through February 2. In addition, Artisan Resource®, a production-sourcing opportunity for overseas artisan enterprises, will connect U.S.-based volume importers, direct import retailers and wholesalers with juried overseas artisan enterprises offering handmade production resources and products. It will be open January 31 through February 3 and located on Level Three of the Javits Center.

Exhibitors that have already signed on to participate include Barefoot Dreams, Chronicle Books, Jonathan Adler, Made Goods, Michael Aram, Nusantara, Peg & Awl, Voluspa, Zutano, and more! A full list of exhibitors and booth numbers will be available online at later in October.

Explore What’s off the Exhibit Floor

NY NOW attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of educational programming and industry events. Seminars and sessions – each hosted by a leading trade or consumer publication, or by an industry association – address compelling and timely topics including color and design trends, sustainability, digital media and retail strategies. NY NOW also offers a number of networking events and award programs for attendees and exhibitors to take advantage of and maximize their overall Market experience.

After hours, NY NOW attendees will enjoy “Only in New York” activities, such as “A Night on Broadway” and “Gift for Life,” allowing them to experience everything that the Market – and New York City – have to offer.

Information and registration for all NY NOW seminars and events will be available at in November.

Plan Your Market Attendance

After a successful launch at the summer 2015 edition of NY NOW, attendees will once again be able to prepare and plan for this massive marketplace with the help of “NY NOW Market Planner.” This robust matchmaking tool is easy-to-use and helps attendees find companies and resources central to their stated category interests. Registrants can create a personalized planner for the Market that includes the ability to contact exhibitors and schedule onsite appointments; search networking opportunities; preview product images, videos and information; and more.

For more information about NY NOW, please visit

About NY NOW®the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift

The winter 2016 edition of 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. It will begin on Saturday, January 30 with the HANDMADE collection, which closes on Tuesday, February 2. The HOME and LIFESTYLE collections, and Artisan Resource®, will run from Sunday, January 31, through Wednesday, February 3. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected. For more information and to register, visit

About Emerald Expositions

Emerald Expositions is a leading operator of large business-to-business tradeshows in the United States, producing more than 80 tradeshows and conference events per year, connecting hundreds of thousands of buyers and sellers across ten diversified end-markets, including Gift, Home and General Merchandise; Sports & Apparel; Design; Jewelry, Luxury, and Antiques; eCommerce; Photography; Healthcare; Military; and Food. Emerald is headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, CA. The company’s shows are typically the most prominent and important for exhibitors and attendees within their various industries. For more information on Emerald, please visit