WHITE PLAINS, NY, March 27, 2015… Two retailers and three vendors have been newly appointed to the nine-member Advisory Board of NY NOW®, the Market for Home + Lifestyle.  The Board meets twice yearly to offer strategic feedback related to the home and lifestyle markets in general and about NYNOW in particular.

Newcomers to the NY NOW Advisory Board are exhibitors Glen Biely of The Madison Park Group, Tina Frey of Tina Frey Designs and Paul Stewart-Stand from Stewart/Stand.  Retailers joining the Board include Tara Riceberg of Tweak and Ron Robinson of Ron Robinson.  Four current Board members – Sallie Stutz of The Brooklyn Museum, John Gilvey of Hudson Beach Glass, David Gooding from Juliska Penshurst Trading Inc. and Phil Sadik from Chelsea Textiles – will continue to serve.

“The strong mix of veteran attendees and exhibitors will deliver top-quality Market intelligence needed to ensure NY NOW’s position as the most design-driven market in our industry.” said Scott Kramer, NY NOW co-director and vice president. “We’re looking forward to working with the new and returning Board members to continue to best serve the needs of our constituents.”

The summer 2015 edition of NY NOW, the Market for Home + Lifestyle, will run Saturday, August 15, through Wednesday, August 19, 2015, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. NY NOW’s three comprehensive collections – HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE, as well as NEW! exhibitors – encompass 100,000 products in 400+ product categories. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected. Information and registration is available online at