– Designers, Makers and Global Workshop Leaders are Encouraged
to Apply for Accent on Design®, Handmade® Global Design and Handmade® Designer
Maker Sections –
PLAINS, NY. – March 13, 2018 – This summer, NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, will
bring together the design and décor industry for the highly-anticipated summer
2018 market at the . The Market
features three juried sections – Accent on Design®, Handmade® Global Design and
Handmade® Designer Maker. Applications are currently being accepted but
deadlines are fast-approaching!
NOW’s summer 2018 market takes place in its entirety August 12-15, 2018 at the
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, eliminating
the staggered opening and closing pattern of past shows. All
sections of NY NOW summer market will open on Sunday,
August 12 at 9:00 a.m. and close on Wednesday, August 15 at 3:00 p.m. (one hour
later than previous markets). No
sections are open on Saturday. Attendees
will be able to shop 2,300+ exhibiting brands and explore tens of thousands of
new and exciting products across hundreds of product categories each day of the
“For anyone in the
design community looking to expand their audience and meet new buyers, NY NOW is
the place to be,” said Randi Mohr,
Group Show Director, NY NOW and Vice President, Emerald Expositions. “Each market
is a can’t-miss opportunity for artisans, designers and more to grow their
business by forging new relationships with potential customers.”
Accent on Design
Application Deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018
For more than 30 years, the prestigious Accent on Design section at NY NOW has
been the industry’s leading resource for innovative, design-led merchandise.
The section is home to nearly 150 established and emerging design brands that push
the creative envelope, showcasing unique and forward-thinking design across all
categories of products and mediums. It is curated by an independent selection
committee of professionals in the contemporary design community. Applications
should demonstrate original, creative and authentic product design; new and
innovative use of materials and/or process; and a focus on contemporary design.
Click here for more details or to apply.
The Accent on Design section will be open Sunday,
August 12 at 9:00 a.m. through Wednesday, August 15 at 3:00 p.m. and located on Level 3 of the convention center.
Handmade Global Design
Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
NY NOW’s Handmade
Global Design section features 150 global import resources with a focus on
good design, traditional craftsmanship, and community-building through global
artisan workshops. Applicants must demonstrate a developed line of unique and
original work, authentic designs, handmade through global artisan workshops,
quality craftsmanship, capabilities for U.S. distribution and wholesale
pricing. Click here for more details or to apply.
The Handmade Global Design section
will be located in the River Pavilion on level 4 of the convention center
though it will not be open on
Saturday as in past years. It will open on Sunday, August 12 at 9:00 a.m. alongside
the rest of the Market and close on Wednesday, August 15 at 3:00 p.m.
Handmade Designer Maker
Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Designer Maker section showcases 350 designer maker resources from
across the United States and around the world, with a focus on
limited-production makers across all product categories. Makers looking to exhibit
in this section must showcase a developed line of unique and original work that
is designed and hand-made by the artists with a focus on limited production and
quality craftsmanship. Click here for more details or to apply.
The Handmade Designer Maker section will
be open Sunday, August 12 at 9:00 a.m. through Wednesday, August 15 at 3:00
p.m. and located on Level 3 of the convention center.
more information and to stay updated on registration and Market news, please
About NY NOW
2018 edition of NY NOW®, the
Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, will take place August 12-15, 2018 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. Attendees from all
50 states and nearly 70 countries worldwide are expected.
NY NOW is owned by Emerald
Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the
United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well
as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over
500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF
of exhibition space.
More information about NY
NOW can be found at https://www.nynow.com/
NOTES TO EDITORS:
The official name of the market is “NY NOW.”
Please do not use “NY Now,” “NYNow,” “New York Now,” “the NY Gift Show” or the
“NY Gift Fair” to refer to the market.
Javits North will continue to be under
renovation during the summer 2018 market and as a result, the Handmade®
Designer Maker section will once again be located on Level 3.
The entirety of NY NOW’s summer 2018 market –
including the Handmade® Global Design section located in the River Pavilion –
will open at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 12, 2018 and close at 3:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York
City. No sections are open on Saturday.
Coyne PR for NY NOW