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DISCOVER YOUR INNER CHILD AT THE NY NOW® SUMMER 2017 MARKET


– Baby + Child Section Brims with Family Fun Products and Accessories from 85+ Brands –

WHITE PLAINS, NY. — July 11, 2017 — NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift is pleased to announce an exciting line up of exhibitors for its Baby + Child section for the upcoming summer market. Located on Level 1 of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center within NY NOW’s LIFESTYLE Collection, this juried section presents a comprehensive collection of well-designed, innovative, sophisticated, functional and fun products for babies, toddlers, kids and their families, with a special focus this summer on new brands, eco-friendly and sustainable products, as well as offerings from around the world. The Baby + Child section will be open Sunday, August 20 through Wednesday, August 23 and located in the 7000 and 7100 aisles.

“Families, parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts – they all want the same thing: to give the kids in their lives the very best. At NY NOW, the Baby + Child section gives buyers the opportunity to stock their shelves with an eclectic and unique mix of products that they won’t see anywhere else,” said Randi Mohr, Group Show Director, NY NOW and Vice President, Emerald Expositions. “From handmade dolls and organic bedding, to natural art supplies and even colorful unicorn accessories, when buyers visit the Baby + Child section at NY NOW, they themselves will undoubtedly feel like kids again, and that will translate into fun finds for their stores that families will love.”

With more than 85 brands on hand, buyers will be hard-pressed to walk away without placing orders and of those exhibitors, more than 15 percent are NEW to NY NOW which means they are sure to find things they won’t find anywhere else. Notably, many of the newcomers represent international companies such as:

•   Sharingland (Booth #7035 – NEW) – Featuring imaginative playhouse models
from Mexico
•   nailmatic (Booth #7166 – NEW) – Featuring nail polish and accessories from France
•   Pop Cutie (Booth #7056 – NEW) – Featuring jewelry and gifts inspired by Japanese
pop culture from Denmark
•   O.B. Designs Pty Ltd (Booth #7112 – NEW) – Featuring toys and décor with a focus
on sustainability from Australia

In addition to browsing international offerings, buyers can explore the many sustainable brands in the section offering everything from sustainable dishware to art supplies and more. A sampling of those companies include:
•   Apple Park (Booth #7032) – Featuring eco-friendly products for baby and kids using
organic sustainable and recycled materials
•   Avanchy (Booth #7047) – Featuring sustainable baby dishware
•   CaaOcho Toys (Booth #7057) – Featuring 100% pure natural rubber baby sensory,
bath, educational toys
•   eco-kids (Booth #7000) – Featuring natural art supplies made in the U.S.A.
•   Finn + Emma (Booth #7020 – Returning from an absence) – Featuring organic baby
clothes and toys
•   Leela and JoJo (Booth #7139 – NEW) – Featuring handmade playthings and décor

Finally, buyers would be remiss to pass by brands in the section that hail from NY NOW’s backyard! Brooklyn Owl Unicorn Horns (Booth #7010), Hazel Village (Booth #7117) and Jumping Birds (Booth #7042 – NEW) are among the exhibitors based in New York City.

A full list of the exhibitors showcasing products within the Baby + Child section can be found here. To register to attend and experience everything that the Baby + Child section has to offer, or for more information on NY NOW, please visit nynow.com.

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About NY NOW

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 tens of thousands of products in hundreds of product categories. The Handmade® Global Design section of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Saturday, August 19 and close on Tuesday, August 22. The HOME and LIFESTYLE Collections, as well as the Handmade® Designer Maker and Artisan Resource® sections of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Sunday, August 20, and close on Wednesday, August 23. Handmade® Designer Maker also moves to Level 3. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected.

NY NOW is owned by Emerald Expositions, the largest operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States, with most of our shows dating back several decades. We currently operate more than 50 trade shows, including 31 of the top 250 trade shows in the country as ranked by TSNN, as well as numerous other events. Our events connect over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupy more than 6.5 million NSF of exhibition space. We have been recognized with many awards and accolades that reflect our industry leadership as well as the importance of our shows to the exhibitors and attendees we serve. More information about NY NOW can be found at www.nynow.com

NOTE TO EDITORS:
•   The official name of the market is “NY NOW.” Please do not use “NY Now,”
“NYNow” “the NY Gift Show” or the “NY Gift Fair” to refer to the market.
•   Javits North will be under renovation starting with the summer 2017 NY NOW
market. As a result, the Handmade® Designer Maker section will move to Level 3
of the Javits Center.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Katie Seifert
Coyne PR for NY NOW
973-588-2000
kseifert@coynepr.com