FREE PR OPPORTUNITIES SUMMER 2018

Happi Magazine
Issue Date: September 2018
Deadline: July 13, 2018
Topic: HAPPI is the leading media outlet in the global personal care and household product market. Editors are currently working on a candle and home fragrance story for the September issue and invite NY NOW exhibitors with these products to submit information for consideration.
Special Instructions: Please provide company name, product name, a short product description, a high-res image and NY NOW booth number.
Contact: Melissa Meisel, mmeisel@rodmanmedia.com

 

Home Textiles Today

Issue Date: August 2018

Deadline: July 6, 2018

Topic: Editors are preparing a NY NOW preview and looking for new introductions in the home textiles space.

Special Instructions: Please provide company name, product name, a short product description, and NY NOW booth number. Please also attach a high-res image that is 4 x 6 inches at 300 dpi (1,200 x 1,800 pixels); .TIFF, .PSD, and .EPS files will also be accepted.

Contact: Jennifer Marks, jmarks@hometextilestoday.com

 

HFN

Issue Date: August 2018

Deadline: July 6, 2018

Topic: HFN is preparing a NY Now preview for the August issue and is soliciting new product submissions within the home furnishings category.

Special Instructions: Please provide company name, product name, a short product description, a high-res image (300 dpi), and NY NOW booth number.

Contact: Jaclyn Turner, jturner@hfndigital.com

 

Gift Shop

Issue Date: Fall 2018

Deadline: July 13, 2018

Topic: Editors are preparing the fall 2018 issue and looking for NY NOW exhibitors that offer the following products: botany (products featuring green plants, trees and leaves; flowers; retro renderings; fruits and veggies; from the farm), chocolate and candy, recycled and repurposed, frames and desk accessories, pillows and throws, souvenirs and gifts, stocking stuffers and impulse buys, Valentine's Day, candles and home fragrance, specialty foods, Made in America, new parents, resort, housewares, kitchenware and tabletop.

Special Instructions: Complete the form at the link below to submit your new products for consideration.  Please limit submission to 10, single-product images. Silhouette-style photos only (those having product against white backgrounds) for Trend Report and Showcase submissions; lifestyle shots may be sent in consideration to kick off the Trend Report or feature stories. No photo collages please. Please, no websites, logos, prices, product #s or copyright symbols included on the image. Images must be 300 dpi, at least 7” wide and CMYK. TIFF files are preferred. When emailing or transferring images, please zip everything into one file.  Be sure to include your mailing address in the appropriate field. Please ensure to include your NY NOW booth number in your submission as well!

Contact: https://giftshopmag.com/submissions/

 

Stationery Trends

Issue Date: Fall 2018

Deadline: July 18, 2018

Topic: The Stationery Trends editors are preparing their Fall 2018 issue and are looking for modern desk accessories, botany or anchor themes, personalization and monograms, Valentine’s day, St. Patrick’s Day, as well as wraps, ribbons and more.

Special Instructions: Visit the below link for further information and a form to complete in order to submit your new products for consideration. Photos much be high resolution (300 dpi and at least 7” wide). Please provide company name, product name, a short product description. Please ensure to include your NY NOW booth number in your submission!

Contact: http://stationerytrends.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ST_Fall18_SubmissionForm2.pdf 

 

Gifts & Decorative Accessories

Issue Date: September 2018

Deadline: July 31, 2018

Topic: The Gifts & Decorative Accessories are working on two upcoming features for the September issue. The first is a candle feature that will include candles in reused, recycled and repurposable containers, candles that have “emotional” scents attached to them, e.g. memory-driven candle scents and special occasion candles. Editors are also preparing a feature on ways fashion runway trends are being translated into gifts, plus jewelry trends for 2018 and beyond. Brands with products that meet this criteria are invited to submit.

Special Instructions: Please provide company name, product name, a short product description, a high-res image (at least 5”x5”, 300dpi in jpeg, tiff or pdf), and NY NOW booth number.

Optional: if you would like to also send product samples, they can be mailed to Gifts and Decorative Accessories, c/o Alex Herring, 7025 Albert Pick Rd, Suite 200, Greensboro NC 27409.

Contact: Alex Herring, AHerring@giftsanddec.com

 

Homeworld Business

Issue Date: Daily Newsletter

Deadline: Ongoing

Topic: Kitchenware, barware, kitchen towels, kitchen organization, lunch totes, tabletop, and beverageware.

Special Instructions: Please provide company name, product name, a short product description, a high-res image (300 dpi), and NY NOW booth number.

Contact: Lauren De Bellis, laurend@homeworldbusiness.com

  

Organic Spa Magazine

Issue Date: Ongoing

Deadline: Ongoing

Topic: In every issue, the publication features kitchen & tabletop products, furnishings & textiles, notebooks, bags and more. NY NOW exhibitors with these types of products are invited to submit for potential inclusion.

Special Instructions: Please provide company name, product name, a short product description, and NY NOW booth number. Please do not include any photos; if interested in photos, an editor will be in touch with you to request them.

Contact:  Rona Berg, rona@organicspamagazine.com 

 

Smart Retailer

Issue Date: Ongoing

Deadline: Ongoing

Topic: In every issue, the publication features a New & Noteworthy column and is always looking for new artisans and companies to feature. New brands and designers, or companies with new products are invited to submit for potential inclusion.

Special Instructions: Please provide company name, product name, a short product description, NY NOW booth number, as well as contact info for retailers to order from (website, phone number, email, fax, etc.). Please also attach a high-res image (300 dpi).

Contact: Stephanie Finnegan, stephfinnegan@hotmail.com

Displays Provide Merchandising Ideas and Inspiration

Gift Show Exhibits Offer Trend Insights

NY NOW's special displays showcase the latest trends in color and design, as well as emerging consumer trends, such as sustainability and American-made products. Curated by industry experts, NY NOW's themed exhibits showcase the very best in gift and home products, in exceptionally merchandised vignettes. NY NOW's product awards spotlight the most innovative new home and lifestyle products in multiple categories and themes. More than 50 products are designated as award winners by panels of trade and consumer editors and industry experts, as well as by popular vote conducted via online balloting. Exhibitor participation is free for these displays and awards, but pre-registration is required for most.

NY NOW's popular sustainability: design for a better world® exhibit showcases the best in eco-friendly and socially-responsible design. Ilene Shaw of Shaw+Co curates exhibitor submissions and selects products which are both well-designed and responsibly produced – some by wind power, some by hydro-electricity, some by hand using ages-old techniques and others by indigenous artisans working in Fair-Trade conditions.

NY NOW’s destination: new display highlights products new to the market as of March 1, 2018. This is open to all exhibitors.

Our Best New Product Awards recognizes the exceptional offerings across the market. From hundreds of exhibitor submissions, a panel of trade and consumer editors select winners from nine of the sections within the HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE collections, as well as one “best of market” distinction. The Eco Choice Awards, determine winners in three categories: Most Innovative, Most Sellable and Most Sensitive Use of Materials based off the sustainability exhibit.

Independent panels of experts – whether designers, retailers or manufacturers – determine winners of two other awards. The Accent on Design Awards, recognize excellence in product and booth design in categories including Best Product, Best Collection, Best Booth and more. The Accent on Design Bloggers’ Choice Awards recognize individual products that select bloggers and taste-makers deem to be the “next big thing.”

Beyond product and exhibitor awards, NY NOW also is a proud sponsor of Gifts & Decorative Accessories annual Retailer Excellence Awards, taking place each Summer market, which recognizes excellence in four retail categories – visual merchandising, store design, marketing achievement and store events – as well as individual achievement with Rep of the Year and Rising Star awards.