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NY Now announces Winter 2017 seminar lineup

Design trends, sustainability and retail strategies among topics at one of the industry’s most expansive marketplace events for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, February 4-8, 2017

Continuing its trend of providing attendees with incredible industry insight, NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, today announced that registration is now open for its popular seminar series at the winter 2017 market. In addition to the 2,400+ exhibitors that will be showcasing a robust selection of tens of thousands of on-trend products in hundreds of categories, there will also be more than 30 seminars highlighting design trends, sustainability, retail strategies, digital media and more.

“NY Now recognises how critical it is for attendees to maximize their time at the market and how important it is for us to provide opportunities to source products, build relationships and grow their knowledgebase,” says Randi Mohr, NY NOW show director and VP, Emerald Expositions. “This is why we are so excited to announce this year’s seminar program that will provide attendees with new insights on the industry and invigorate them to succeed.”

Winter 2017 Seminar Series
The winter 2017 NY NOW seminar program will offer a jam-packed agenda featuring dozens of sessions for anyone looking to expand their knowledge or advance their career or business. NY NOW’s full range of educational programming will be led by industry experts including representatives from industry associations, leading trade and consumer publications and more. Some exciting seminars include:

Saturday, February 4th
• 10 Proven Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Store
• Craft Power Hour: 10 Proven Hacks to Increase Sales

Sunday, February 5th
• From Show Floor to Store Shelves: Turning Trends into Customer Must-Haves
• Increase Retail Sales in 10 Easy Must-Do Steps

Monday, February 6th
• The Influence and Impact of Color on Home Décor, presented by the IFDA
• Create a Brand that Customers Really Love
• Up Close and Personal: Lifestyle Products Show & Sell Seminar

Tuesday, February 7th
• Panel Discussion: The Future of Handmade
• Cutting Edge Ideas for Getting Your Business Noticed

How to Register for NY NOW
All NY NOW attendees will have the opportunity to register for the winter 2017 seminars. To register for NY NOW, qualified members of the trade may click here, while eligible and credentialed members of the media can click here to pre-register.

NY NOW returns to New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center February 4-8, 2017. For more information and to stay updated about future NY NOW news and announcements, please visit

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