NYNOW August 2019


Saturday, Aug 10  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sunday, Aug 11  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Monday, Aug 12  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug 13  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Sunday, Aug 11  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Monday, Aug 12  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug 13  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug 14  9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Sunday, Aug 11  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Monday, Aug 12  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug 13  9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug 14  9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.


The LIFESTYLE Collection at NY NOW offers trend-setting curated sections within the Baby, Gift, Wellness and the Fashion Accessory spectrum. New to the market the LIFESTYLE Collection will present indieNOW – a platform for emerging wellness and beauty brands.  Co-located with the National Stationery Show. Featuring 300+ providers of quality letterpress and innovative custom stationery, 100+ emerging artists and 5,000+ new to Handmade buyers–one badge two shows!

Baby + Child presents a comprehensive collection of well-designed, innovative, sophisticated, functional and fun products for babies, toddlers, kids and their families. This juried neighborhood is located within the LIFESTYLE Collection on Level 1 of the Javits Center.

Wholesale Gift Show – Seeking high-end wholesale gift merchandise for your shop or boutique? The NY NOW® wholesale gift trade show features 450 companies in the Gift Section at NY NOW. Located on Level 1 of the Javits center, this is the mecca of wholesale gift trade shows. Here, you’ll find purveyors showcasing products spanning all product categories, making for an inspirational experience and high-return resource unlike any other New York gift show.

New York’s Gift Shop Merchandise Show – In easy-to-navigate neighborhoods on Level 1 of the Javits Center, such as Museum Source®, Gourmet Italia, stationery & publishing, and “on-trend” products, you’ll encounter collectibles, souvenir items, ceramics, Judaica, specialty food and more. Walk the floor of the NY NOW gift show and you’ll find innovative pet products, floral and garden, home office accessories and other personality-filled items, in addition to well-known brands like Chronicle Books, Fred & Friends, Ore, Lollia, Bearington Collection, Westminster, King-Max and Unipak Designs. It’s everything you need to tap into the retail renaissance and create a sense of discovery and wonderment for your customers.

The HANDMADE Collection on Level 3 is officially the largest handmade event in the Americas—and another major opportunity to curate your gift shop merchandise for the experiential shopper. Here, you’ll find authentic, one-of-a-kind wholesale gift items for boutiques, including eco-friendly tabletops, ceramics, home décor, jewelry and apparel—all with an artisanal edge. Handmade® Designer Maker showcases 350 limited-production makers from around the world across all categories and media. Handmade® Global Design features 150 resources with a focus on design, traditional craftsmanship and community building through global artisan workshops. And Artisan Resource® connects U.S.-based importers with international producers and exporters. When you think “gift show NYC,” think NY NOW.

Trendy Accessories from Modern and Contemporary Jewelry Designers – Handmade Jewelry and Leather Goods are a Highlight within Personal Accessories

Personal Accessories at NY NOW is a must see destination for retailers looking for fashion accessories. It is an on trend collaboration of more than 350 accessory brands presented together within the LIFESTYLE Collection on level one of the Jacob Javits Convention Center.

The Personal Accessories category is the marketplace for retailers looking for collections ranging from leather goods, wearables, fine jewelry, loungewear, travel goods, eyewear, fashion and handmade jewelry, resort wear, hats, handbags and wallets, men’s accessories, belts, trendy accessories, neckwear, wholesale scarves, watches, knitwear and more. From classic designs and brands, to emerging handmade and contemporary designers, Personal Accessories presents a comprehensive, well rounded presentation of today’s must have accessories.

Allowing retailers to access modern, contemporary jewelry designers such as Paz Sintes, to innovative accessories for men and women from Stewart/Stand. Unique and essential travel gear and accessories from Flight 001, to soft, luxurious loungewear by Barefoot Dreams.

Joining them are Chan Luu, Uno de 50, eye bobs, Spartina 449, Toss, Lauren Wolf Jewelry, Elk Accessories, Gretchen Scott Designs, San Diego Hat Company and Happy Socks. Together these and approximately 400 other brands encompass the range and breadth of accessories presented here.  Each market, these brands will present their classics, while showcasing the newest additions and designs. In turn allowing retailers the opportunity to source merchandise that will keep them prominent in today’s ever growing accessory marketplace.



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Decorative Accessories Add Style to Interior Design

Contemporary and Modern Designs Featured in Home Decor

Located on Level Three of the Jacob K. Javits Center, the HOME Collection of NY NOW showcases 1,000 brands focusing on design-forward products – specifically furnishings and home textiles, interior decor, tabletop, and gourmet housewares. NY NOW’s HOME Collection features three carefully curated sections making it even easier to source and shop across the home category.  As the leader in innovative, modern design Accent on Design presents a curated collection of nearly 150 established and emerging design brands across all categories of product. This juried contemporary design showcase is curated by an independent selection committee with the following criteria in mind: original, creative and authentic product design; new and innovative use of materials; products which address and solve problems; a focus on contemporary design (as perceived by the jury); functionality; and consistent and continuous new product introductions.  Our Home Furnishings + Textiles section offers a full range of mid to high-end decorative accessories, home textiles, and furniture for both indoor to outdoor use. A comprehensive collection of hundreds of leading brands showcasing the latest trends in furniture, lighting, bedding, floor coverings, wall decor, pillows and home accessories. From traditional to contemporary the Home Furnishings + Textiles section has products to suit every style and price point.  Tabletop + Gourmet Housewares features a stunning collection of nearly 250 resources for home entertaining, gourmet kitchenware and specialty tabletop including product categories such as: glassware, serveware, dinnerware, cutlery and flatware, table linens, cookware, bakeware, kitchen gadgets, gourmet food, barware and wine accessor.

Wholesale Gifts for Innovative Retailers

Fashion Accessories, Jewelry, and Statement Pieces

The LIFESTYLE Collection at NY NOW® offers the greatest selection of Wholesale Gift. In this collection of over 1,000 companies you will find a broad spectrum of trend-setting merchandise in categories such as giftware, personal care, Fashion Accessories, and juvenile resources. NY NOW is held twice a year during the summer and winter. If you want to see great returning brands with new products as well as companies new to the Market, then visiting the LIFESTYLE Collection is a must.

Merchandising of LIFESTYLE is done in four themed sections, each offering unique product categories: Baby + Child, Gift, Personal Accessories, Personal Care + Wellness

NY NOW Summer 2019 to open Handmade and Stationery collections a Day Earlier
Summer Market responds to strong buyer demand for a dedicated day for key events

New York, NY-March 14, 2019 – Today NY NOW® announced that the Summer 2019 Market and co-located National Stationery Show® Summer 2019 edition will be opening on Saturday, an entire day earlier. The largest wholesale handmade presentation in the Americas will go to this new date pattern giving retailers the extra time they need to explore hundreds of Handmade and Stationery exhibitors that are partaking in the retail renaissance.

“NY NOW is excited to make this major date change allowing buyers to make unique and innovative product discoveries that they might not have had time for before,” said Kevin O’Keefe EVP Emerald Expositions. “The HANDMADE Collection is the largest handmade exhibition in the Americas, includes six major country groups with thousands of one-of-a-kind products that span all categories across HOME and LIFESTYLE. The National Stationery Show will present over 100 emerging artists and the very best in better stationery products. Buyers asked for a dedicated day and we are very happy to be able to make this happen.”

By adding an extra day, attendees will be exposed to more than 500 Handmade exhibitors exclusive to NY NOW’s Summer Market. The National Stationery Show joins NY NOW Summer for the first time ever and features hundreds of curated designers and producers only to be found at Retail Renaissance NY NOW.

The new show dates are as follow:

• NY NOW HANDMADE Collection – August 10, 2019 to August 13, 2019
• National Stationery Show Summer edition (co-location)- August 10, 2019 to August 13, 2019
• NY NOW LIFESTYLE and HOME Collections – August 11, 2019 to August 14, 2019
• JA New York (co-location) – Sunday, August 11, 2019 to Wednesday, August 14, 2019

About NY NOW
The summer 2019 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle, Handmade + Gift, will take place August 10-14, 2019 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. Building on the success of the Winter Market, the National Stationery Show® will take place during the same time in the River Pavilion and for the first time, will welcome a new co-location, JA New York, on level one in halls D and E at the Javits Center. 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.

• 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.
• The NY NOW 2019 market will take place August 10-13 with staggered opening and closing dates: HANDMADE Collection: Saturday, August 10 through Tuesday, August 13, 2019; LIFESTYLE and HOME Collections open Sunday, August 11 through Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
• The National Stationery Show® will be co-located with the NY NOW summer market and will be located on the Level 4 River Pavilion in the Javits Center Saturday August 10, through Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
• JA New York will be co-located with the NY NOW summer market and will be located on on level 1 in halls 1D and 1E.

Product Launches for International Wholesale

Media Exposure is Key Advantage for Exhibitors

Looking for an international wholesale market to increase exposure to your brand and sell your products to top retailers? Want to reach retailers from across all 50 U.S. states and nearly 70 countries around the globe? Look no further than NY NOW!

Produced semi-annually in February and August at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City, NY NOW showcases the very best lines across the home, lifestyle and gift spectrum.

Organized for efficiency into three carefully curated collections – HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE – NY NOW features 2,300+ exhibitors and thousands of lines across 400+ product categories including: home furnishings, decorative accessories, candles, home textiles, tabletop, gourmet housewares/kitchenware, jewelry and fashion accessories, stationery/publishing, baby/child/tween, personal care, floral/garden/outdoor furnishings, and pet.
25,000+ independent and specialty retail buyers, interior design firms, importers, distributors and wholesalers visit NY NOW twice annually to see the latest product launches from established and emerging brands. Retailers are looking for inspiration and new brands and products for their stores. Exhibit at the market where 95% of buyers place orders based upon the products they see at NY NOW.

NY NOW delivers unparalleled exposure to 300+ members of the trade and consumer media making it the place to launch and grow your brand. With access to both complimentary and fee based marketing opportunities, NY NOW helps you find ways to support your brand’s presence at market and drive traffic to your booth.

Have additional questions, want more information? What are you waiting for? Contact our sales team today and let us help you build your brand at NY NOW!

We hope to see you this summer at NY NOW, August 10-14, 2019.


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