August 10, 2022
NY NOW readies for August market
NY NOW Summer 2022 Market returns to the Jacob Javits Center in New York, Aug. 14-17, 2022. The semi-annual event is once again bringing brands, buyers and designers together in the heart of New York City. As the central hub for the market community, a place of discovery and innovation, NY NOW will showcase diverse product offerings across gift, accessories, global design, home design, luxury lifestyle, toy, stationery and more.
“The Summer 2022 Market will symbolize the next step in NY NOW’s transformation. We’re so excited to discuss and promote our synergy with Bulletin, walk the show together as one united team, and start building relationships with their powerful network of brands and retailers,” said Karalynn Sprouse, executive vice president, retail for NY NOW.
Brands, Makers & Guests
This year’s market will feature over 950 brands and makers and joining the festivities are special guests, HGTV favorites, Keith and Evan. Returning to the show are Swahili African Modern, Greentree Home Candles, Tommy Mitchell, Seda France, Apotheke, Corkcicle, Jianhui London, Chez Gagne, Professor Puzzle, Folkmanis and YOTTOY.
Strong international presence will be seen with brands exhibiting from over 35 countries including 9 international pavilions – UK, Morocco, Chile, Guatemala, El Salvador, Ghana, Korea, India, and Vietnam. Located throughout the market, each pavilion will feature brands from the country with products across apparel, home goods, accessories and more. “The return of the international brands to NY NOW marks a new beginning for the show and for the Gift industry,” said Indira Franca, Director International Business Development, NY NOW. “NY NOW renews itself with the strong response and commitment from its international customers and partners. We’re delighted to lead the industry bounce back and its enhanced global reach. At NY NOW, we’re ready to host and facilitate the international community as they expand their business in the United States.’’
Additionally, Bulletin Inc, the wholesale marketplace Emerald recently acquired that connects over 3,000 independent brands with 26,000+ retailers, will join the Summer 2022 Market to present and engage with the NY Now community. The company will be showcasing and meeting customers on-site throughout the market, with the goal of infusing the iconic NY NOW Gift and Home Show with Bulletin’s entrepreneurial spirit, industry expertise and extensive customer base of brands and retailers come 2023.
“We’re excited to join our first NY NOW Gift and Home Show,” said Ali Kriegsman, vice president, gift and home. “This is an amazing opportunity for both Bulletin’s and NY NOW’s brands and retailers to gain exposure with new audiences to build successful brands. We’re looking forward to being an integrated part of the NY NOW family and merging our expertise to continue helping small brands grow and succeed.”
In addition to helping guests discover new brands, products, and a world of inspiration from the rich colors and brand stories, guests can enjoy an array of events including talks and panels with industry experts, demonstrations, trend displays and more. For more information on the 2022 Summer Market happenings and a full list of events, visit https://nynow.com/market-happenings-2/.
Registration is open, visit www.nynow.com.