-Hundreds of New Additions will Join More than 2,400 Exhibitors Slated to Showcase 100,000+ Products August 20-24th in New York City-

WHITE PLAINS, NY. – May 24, 2016 – NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is proud to welcome more than 500 new and returning exhibitors to the summer market for what promises to be one of the industry’s most exciting events this year. In total, more than 2,400 companies are slated to participate at NY NOW, with more than 40 percent of them exclusively exhibiting at the summer market. Additionally, more than 70 percent of exhibitors are planning to have exclusive product launches, continuing NY NOW’s tradition of being a global stage for brands to share their newest products with buyers and the industry. To view a full list of exhibitors, visit

This year, more than 300 companies will be exhibiting at the market for the very first time. New additions include notable names across the HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE Collections such as:

  • Brooklyn Brew Shop (HOME Collection; Tabletop + Gourmet Housewares)
  • Baobab (HOME Collection; Home Furnishings + Textiles)
  • Arcade Group SRL (HOME Collection; Accent on Design®)
  • Jelly Belly Candy Company (LIFESTYLE Collection; Gift)
  • Herschel Supply Co. (LIFESTYLE Collection; Personal Accessories)
  • Artesanias de Chile (HANDMADE Collection; Artisan Resource®)

“We’re thrilled that so many brands continue to view NY NOW as a key opportunity to showcase their products to the industry including buyers, influencers, tastemakers, and media alike,” said Randi Mohr, Emerald Vice President and Co-Director of NY NOW. “We look forward to welcoming all of our exhibitors this August for what promises to be an outstanding edition of the NY NOW summer market in New York City.”

In addition to the new exhibitors, NY NOW is also excited to welcome back approximately 200 companies that are returning after a market absence. Exhibitors returning to NY NOW this summer include:

  • Leibal (HOME; Accent on Design®)
  • Saddlemans (HOME Collection; Home Furnishings + Textiles)
  • Kid Made Modern (LIFESTYLE Collection; Baby + Child)
  • Vera Bradley (LIFESTYLE Collection; Personal Accessories)
  • Lisa Neimeth Ceramics (HANDMADE Collection; Handmade® Designer Maker)
  • Lula Mena (HANDMADE Collection; Artisan Resource®)

Beyond exhibits, NY NOW has a host of even more exciting opportunities to offer this August! NY NOW’s “A Night on Broadway” event returns with SOMETHING ROTTEN! on Monday, August 22nd at 7pm. Tickets are on sale now for an early-bird rate of $99 through August 9th, which represents a discount of more than 30 percent off of  regular ticket prices exclusively for NY NOW Market participants. To purchase tickets, visit NY NOW will also offer a jam-packed agenda of insightful industry seminars, each led by a leading trade or consumer publication, industry association or professional, addressing the compelling industry topics ranging from color and design trends, to sustainability, digital media, retail strategies and more. A full list of seminars can be found at

NY NOW returns to the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City beginning August 20th and ending August 24th. For more information or to register, visit

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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 100,000 products in hundreds of product categories. The Handmade® Designer Maker and Handmade® Global Design sections of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Saturday, August 20 and close on Tuesday, August 23. The HOME and LIFESTYLE Collections, and the Artisan Resource® section of the HANDMADE Collection, will open on Sunday, August 21, and close on Wednesday, August 24. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 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 50 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


Katie Seifert
Coyne PR for NY NOW