The winter 2018 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, will take place this coming February at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New Yok City and there is still time to apply to exhibit at this must-attend marketplace. In particular, the deadline to apply to exhibit in the Accent on Design® section is October 26, 2017, while the application deadline for the Handmade® Global Design and Handmade® Designer Maker section is October 20, 2017.
“NY NOW is all about discovery, and for buyers, they know they are sure to uncover something new and unique for their stores at every Market,” said Randi Mohr, Vice President and NY NOW Director. “There is nothing more powerful than being able to experience interesting brands by hearing the stories firsthand from the designers, and physically feeling the products they are about to order. Don’t miss your chance to be discovered and make a meaningful connection with buyers who can drive your sales and truly help you make an impact.”
Handmade Global Design and Handmade Designer Maker – Application Deadline: October 20
NY NOW’s Handmade Global Design section highlights 150 global import resources with a focus on good design, traditional craftsmanship, and community-building through global artisan workshops. Exhibitors must have a developed line of unique and original work, authentic designs, handmade through global artisan workshops, quality craftsmanship, and capabilities for U.S. distribution and wholesale pricing. The Handmade Global Design section will be open Saturday, February 3rd through Tuesday, February 6th, located in the River Pavilion area of the convention center. For more details and to apply to exhibit in this section, click here.
The Handmade 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. In addition to quality craftmanship, exhibitors 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. As a reminder, due to the continued renovation on Javits North, the Handmade Designer Maker section will be open Sunday, February 4th through Wednesday, February 7th and located on Level 3. The deadline to apply to exhibit in this one-of-a-kind section is October 20, 2017. For more information or to apply, click here.
Accent on Design – Application Deadline: October 26
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 showcase 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. The deadline to apply to exhibit in this highly sought-after section is October 26, 2017. The Accent on Design section will be open Sunday, February 4th through Wednesday, February 7th and located on Level 3 of the convention center. For more information or to apply, click here.
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