Buyer Registration


NY NOW® is open to the trade only. Attendee Registration is closed.

Advance registration for the Summer 2015 market will open in the spring.

Please note: Onsite, the registration fee for qualified first-time attending buyers is $60. Returning attendees who have not yet registered for the Summer 2015 market can register onsite for $25. Suppliers to the trade can register onsite for $300. Children under the age of 14 may be admitted as guests ($60 admission fee) if accompanied by a registered attendee. Please note that only major credit cards are accepted for onsite registrations. Cash will not be accepted.

Be sure to bring along proper credentials as outlined below.


required credentials


NY NOW is open to the trade only. To attend, you must provide identification to qualify your business, and separate identification to qualify each individual employee from your store or company.

Please submit TWO forms of Company and ONE form of Employee identification. Please note that acceptable Employee identification must be submitted for each registrant. We reserve the right to request additional business identification if deemed necessary.

REQUIRED company identification: Several recent invoices from industry manufacturers for goods purchased at wholesale/in quantity.

Additional Acceptable COMPANY identification includes at least ONE of the following:

  • Active Web Site Address through which Company Business can be validated
  • Business Advertisement of gift-related business
  • Store/commercial lease indicating type of business
  • Resale tax certificate for industry-related business
  • Photograph of your store front
  • Mail Order Companies to provide catalog
  • Manufacturers Representatives (multi-line) should provide a list of lines currently being handled
  • Wholesalers, importers, & exporters should provide samples of printed material (brochures, catalogs, etc.) that show product selection and inventory
  • Interior Designers must provide the appropriate certification, professional designation or membership in an industry association.

Acceptable EMPLOYEE identification includes at least ONE of the following:

  • Copy of cancelled company payroll check or pay-check stub
  • Copy of W-2 form
  • Copy of company credit card with both employee's and company's name
  • Copy of company insurance card with employee's name