- Winners Chosen from Curated Product Displays at Summer 2018 Market -
NEW YORK, NY. — August 15, 2018 — NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, is excited to announce the winners of its semi-annual Eco Choice Awards as well as the recipient for the Best Exclusive Launch Award. The winners were selected from the sustainability: design for a better world® and destination:new product displays, respectively.
“NY NOW’s product displays are a must-see for buyers because they showcase areas of increasing interest and importance - new launches and eco-friendly products,” said Randi Mohr, Emerald Expositions Vice President and NY NOW Director. “We’re delighted to recognize the remarkable accomplishments of this Market’s Eco Choice and Best Exclusive Launch Award winners and look forward to seeing the incredible products they plan to unveil next season!”
NY NOW’s Eco Choice Awards
NY NOW’s sustainability: design for a better world® product display attracted submissions from all three collections - HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE - of the expansive summer 2018 market and each entry underwent a rigorous qualifying process before being selected for inclusion in the curated product display. All participating products in the display were eligible for the Eco Choice Awards program. The winners are:
Entries were evaluated onsite at NY NOW earlier this week by
retail and industry expert Susan Tucker of BYDYZNE Consulting. The winning
products will remain on display within NY NOW’s sustainability: design
for a better world® exhibit throughout the duration of the
Market; each product is showcased alongside details about their provenance and
production process. These “back-stories” highlight the green elements of the
production process such as the use of renewable or alternative sources of
energy in production, including wind, sun, and alternative fuels.
NY NOW’s “Best Exclusive Launch” Award
Additionally, NY NOW announced today the winner of its “Best Exclusive Launch” Award. This honor recognizes a standout product that is making its official debut exclusively at the summer 2018 market and was selected as part of the destination:new product display. The winner is:
All entries were
judged by a panels of industry experts and members of the media including Paula
Flynn of The Shopkeepers; Will Price of Gear Patrol; and Kana Sugamori of OK!
For images of the Eco Choice Award and Best Exclusive Launch Award winners, please click here.
About NY NOW
The summer 2018 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, takes place August 12-15, 2018 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. Attendees from all 50 states and nearly 70 countries worldwide are expected.
NY NOW is owned by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.
More information about NY NOW can be found at https://www.nynow.com/
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