Gifts Today magazine

NY NOW expands international offerings

Number of international exhibitors to increase by 73 per cent at the Summer Market, a record-breaking number of brands and pavilions

NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is pleased to shine a spotlight on the international community at the summer 2016 market this August. Most notably, NY NOW is anticipating a 73 per cent increase in the number of international companies represented on the market floor, as well as a 10 per cent increase in the total number of countries represented. Of those international companies, almost 50 per cent will be presenting at NY NOW for the first time. 

“NY NOW has always had an extensive international presence and this year we are looking forward to expanding that presence further with more international brands than ever before,” said Randi Mohr, Vice President and NY NOW co-director. “With an ever-growing demand for design-forward products and fresh resources in the U.S. gift, home and lifestyle markets today, NY NOW will provide buyers the opportunity to bring an eclectic and unique collection of products to their customers from around the world.”

NY NOW’s summer 2016 market marks an unprecedented number of international companies with a presence on the market floor. More than 600 companies from 61 different countries will be on hand, showcasing products including gifts, glassware, home décor and furnishings, stationery, textiles, and more. Companies include:

• Atipico (Italy; Accent on Design®)
• Busatti Since 1842 (Italy; Home Furnishings + Textiles)
• Caroline Gardner Publishing Ltd (United Kingdom; Gift)
• Cookut (France; Tabletop + Gourmet Housewares)
• ELK Accessories (Australia; Personal Accessories)
• Nude Glass, Division of PASABAHCE USA (Turkey; Tabletop + Gourmet
Housewares)
• Sass & Belle by RJB Stone (United Kingdom; Gift)
• Zenza (Netherlands; Home Furnishings + Textiles)

In addition to individual companies, there will be 20 government-sponsored pavilions housing brands from their respective countries. These pavilions provide a gateway into the unique and exciting offerings from each respective country’s up and coming artists and designers. Pavilions include: 

• British Jewellery & Giftware International (Gift, Baby + Child and Handmade®
Designer Maker)
• Business France (Home Furnishings + Textiles)
• Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions - CITEM (Artisan
Resource®)
• FRESH TAIWAN (Accent on Design®)
• FROM PORTUGAL (Home Furnishings + Textiles)
• Indonesia Creative Economy Agency (Artisan Resource®)

NY NOW attendees will have the opportunity to visit these exciting international brands and pavilions at various locations throughout the market. 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 www.nynow.com.



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