WHITE PLAINS, NY. – April 12, 2017 – Join thousands of attendees, buyers and retailers this summer for NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, the industry’s most expansive marketplace event. Attendee registration is now open and members of the industry, including retailers and buyers, are encouraged to sign up now to ensure they have a front row seat to the latest design trends. Leading exhibitors – both large-scale and boutique – will showcase their newest products and set the stage for an exciting holiday season and beyond. Attendees will have the unique opportunity to participate in a cutting-edge lineup of seminars, events, and more – all under one roof and only available in New York City! Qualified members of the trade can click here to start the registration process.

NY NOW will heat up New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center August 19-23, 2017 and continue its tradition of featuring a staggered opening. 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 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.

“There’s no better place to be in August than NY NOW. With thousands of established and emerging brands to explore, NY NOW buyers are sure to find the perfect products to stock their shelves for the holiday season,” said Randi Mohr, Vice President and NY NOW Director. “This summer’s market is on track to be one of our most exciting yet and we recommend that buyers looking to attend register today to make the most of their market experience!”

Thousands of Products on Display

NY NOW is always looking to spotlight the latest industry trends and help ensure that attendees, buyers and members of the media find exactly what they are looking for.  This year, more than 2,400 premier brands – established and emerging alike – are expected to showcase tens of thousands of on-trend products across hundreds of categories. Located all under one roof, NY NOW will provide attendees with the opportunity to browse an endless mecca of innovations from home décor and furnishings, tabletop and housewares, gifts, stationery, and textiles, as well as personal care and accessories for men, women and children, and more!

Seminars and Events

For anyone looking to expand their knowledge while at the Market, NY NOW invites them to participate in this year’s seminar series. Designed to help attendees advance their career or business, NY NOW offers a jam-packed agenda featuring dozens of sessions that provide new insights on the industry and invigorates attendees to succeed. A full range of educational programming will be led by industry experts including representatives from industry associations, leading trade and consumer publications and more. A complete schedule will be made available later this year.

NY NOW will again deliver a number of special “Only in New York” activities and promotions that will help attendees take advantage of all that this great city has to offer! This year, the popular “A Night On Broadway” outing takes place on Tuesday, August 22 and will feature “Come From Away,” the breathtaking new musical that played record-breaking engagements in La Jolla, Seattle, Washington D.C., and Toronto. Written by Canadians Irene Sankoff and David Hein, this is the stunning production from Tony-nominated director Christopher Ashley (Memphis) that the Los Angeles Times calls “an affecting and stirring new musical.”

Register Today!

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 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 August 2, 2017. After that, members of the trade may still register for free online through August 18, 2017, however required credentials must be presented on-site to complete the registration process. Registration will open for members of the media later this month.

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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® 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. 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 its oldest trade shows dating back over 110 years. The company operates 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. Emerald Expositions’ events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy over 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. The company has been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect industry leadership as well as the importance of its shows to the exhibitors and attendees they 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.

Katie Seifert
Coyne PR for NY NOW