February 21, 2019
NSS names 2019 Best New Product award recipients
Best of Show and six other awards provide excitement an interest in the industry.
Judging for the Best New Product Awards at The National Stationery Show® (NSS) were announced at the event Sunday, February 3. Industry judges were Sarah Schwartz, editor-in-chief, Stationery Trends; Nole Garey, blogger, Oh So Beautiful Paper; Kathy Krassner, co-editor, PRESENT Magazine; and Tory Johnson, contributor, Good Morning America.
“The Best New Product Competition and Awards has been, and continues to be, a key aspect of the National Stationery Show,” commented Aaron Hazard, Sales Director for the Show. “The NSS buyers have come to rely on the BNP display as a resource to help them plan their Show. Before the buyers even step foot on the show floor they are able to see that latest and greatest that the NSS exhibitors have to offer.”
Products new to the show since the 2018 National Stationery Show, or after June 1, 2018 were eligible for the competition, and exhibitor submissions were limited to one product per category. Here are the 2019 categories and winners.
Best of Show & Let’s Celebrate
Product: Sloth Party Garland
All Things Paper
Colorbox Design & Letterpress
Product: U.S.A. Travel Map
Product: WarmThoughts™ Sip & Search Pack
Craft It Up/DIY
Product: Melting Pot and Wax Melting Spoon
The Crowned Rabbit
Product: Adopt, Don’t Shop! Charity Pin
All Things Wedding
Product: OMG! The Non-Bridezilla Wedding Planner
About the National Stationery Show
The National Stationery Show® is the only North American trade show for global buyers and sellers of specialty paper products – from greeting cards, custom invitations, announcements, gift wrap, calendars, and journals, to lifestyle gifts, such as candles, toys, personal care, travel gadgets and more. The Show is co-located with SURTEX®, the premier event for sourcing original art and design, and NY NOW® winter market. The NSS has been an integral part of the industry it serves for more than 70 years.