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SEMINARS AND “ONLY IN NEW YORK” EVENTS ADD TO NY NOW® WINTER 2016 MARKET EXPERIENCE
Registration for Seminars and “A Night on Broadway” is Now Open for Market Attendees


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SEMINARS AND “ONLY IN NEW YORK” EVENTS ADD TO NY NOW® WINTER 2016 MARKET EXPERIENCE

Registration for Seminars and “A Night on Broadway” is Now Open for Market Attendees

White Plains, NY, November 19, 2015…NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, has officially opened registration for its full slate of exciting and educational seminars, as well as “A Night on Broadway,” one of the many “Only in New York” activities that NY NOW offers for attendees.

WINTER 2016 SEMINARS

NY NOW offers a wide variety of seminars, beginning on Saturday, January 30 and running through Tuesday, February 2, where industry experts will dissect the topics that matter most to market attendees.

“The seminars at NY NOW offer a unique chance for attendees to step off the market floor and dive deeper into the industry’s most talked about topics,” said Scott Kramer, Co-Director and Vice President, NY NOW. “Whether it is color and design trends, sustainability, digital media, or retail strategies, the education gleaned from each of these seminars is invaluable.”

Each seminar is hosted by a leading trade publication or industry association. Some sessions to look forward to each day include:

Saturday, January 30
• Trademarks: What You Need to Know to Create Custom Products

Sunday, January 31
• Importing 101: Everything You Want to Know But Are Afraid to Ask
• Making It Real: The Road From Design Idea to Successful Artisan Product
• Apps for Retailers

Monday, February 1
• Spring/Summer 2017: The Color Evolution
• Roundtable Discussion: Retailing in a Changing World
• Building Exposure and Sales Through Pinterest

Tuesday, February 2
• Handmade Impact: What are the Social Effects of Commerce in the Artisan Sector?
• Learn the Power of E-Newsletters
• Souvenir & Resort Gift Trends

The full list of seminars can be found here, and attendees can add seminars to their schedules through the online registration system.

ONLY IN NEW YORK

Extending after-hours beyond the market floor, NY NOW attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of unique “Only in New York” activities to make the most of their time in the city that never sleeps!

“New York City is one of the most exciting places on Earth and we want to provide NY NOW attendees with the rich and unique experiences that can only be found here,” said Randi Mohr, Co-Director and Vice President, NY NOW. “From the bright lights of Broadway to visiting some of the most historic museums, there is no limit to what the city has to offer.”

This year, NY NOW’s popular “A Night on Broadway” event will return on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. It will feature the new Broadway musical, ON YOUR FEET, which tells the inspiring true story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan who together have won 26 GRAMMY Awards. NY NOW is offering special Early Bird pricing with a 40 percent discount on tickets for this show. To take advantage of these savings, tickets can be purchased for $89 now through January 8, 2016 through the online registration system. After January 8, the price will increase to $109.

In addition, attendees can also take advantage of free museum admission to the Museum of Arts and Design as well as discounted admission to The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. For more information on these “Only in New York” events, attendees can visit the NY NOW Winter 2016 Event website, located here.

For more information about NY NOW, please visit www.nynow.com or click here to learn more about what attendees can expect at NY NOW.

About NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift
The winter 2016 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, will take place at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. NY NOW features three comprehensive collections – HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE – that encompass 100,000 products in hundreds of product categories. It will begin on Saturday, January 30 with the HANDMADE collection, which closes on Tuesday, February 2. The HOME, LIFESTYLE and Artisan Resource® collections will run from Sunday, January 31, through Wednesday, February 3. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected. For more information and to register, visit www.nynow.com.

About Emerald Expositions
Emerald Expositions is a leading operator of large business-to-business tradeshows in the United States, producing more than 80 tradeshows and conference events per year, connecting hundreds of thousands of buyers and sellers across ten diversified end-markets, including Gift, Home and General Merchandise; Sports & Apparel; Design; Jewelry, Luxury, and Antiques; eCommerce; Photography; Healthcare; Military; and Food. Emerald is headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, CA. The company’s shows are typically the most prominent and important for exhibitors and attendees within their various industries. For more information on Emerald, please visit www.emeraldexpositions.com.

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