Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Welcome to the National Stationery Show
Source stationery, greeting cards and so much more!
The National Stationery Show® is the world’s most comprehensive collection of greeting cards, stationery and related products for gift giving and self-expression. Join us in May and source new products from some 800 exhibiting companies, showcasing complete new collections in a wide range of categories:
greeting cards • invitations • giftwrap/ribbon • stationery • specialty party supplies • paper tableware • bridal accessories • customized/personalized products • in-store printing equipment • decorative home office products • luxury leather goods • writing instruments • paper-crafting supplies • frames • journals • calendars • specialty giftware • scrapbooking • back-to-school
Among the 800 exhibitors are some 250 brand new, design-driven companies staging their debut each year, making the NSS the discovery zone for fresh industry talent and new trends!
The NSS attracts a diverse, global attendance of 11,000 independent and corporate buyers from:
• card and gift shops
• bridal shops
• party stores
• gourmet grocers
• toy stores
• hardware stores
• department, chain and specialty stores
• large chains and “big box” mass retailers
• online retailers and mail-order catalogs
• hotel, hospital and airport gift shops
• importers and distributors
• special event planners and corporate marketers
Click here to view Market Attendees At-A-Glance.
As the most important gathering of the stationery industry worldwide, the NSS attracts senior executives and owners from all sectors: manufacturers, retailers, distributors, suppliers, sales reps, designers, licensing agents and press.
The NSS highlights synergistic categories that supplement the needs of loyal stationery buyers, and attracts new attendees seeking a comprehensive selection of complementary products for their stores.
#fresh -- The newest destination at NSS, conceived for buyers hunting for cool, cutting-edge stationery and lifestyle products created by young emerging designers. It’s where trend-savvy retailers will discover the originality and authenticity your products represent, and where you will make the personal connections to take your business to a higher level.
Gift It -- Design-driven gift and lifestyle products to suit every taste and occasion are highlighted in Gift It, from decorative objects and specialty toys, to kitchen chic, jewelry, candles, bath & body, and more.
Creative Arts -- Tools, kits, embellishments and supplies for every creative pursuit are featured together in the Creative Arts section, a destination within NSS for craft and hobby buyers.
The Supply Side – Featuring production equipment, services and supplies for manufacturers exhibiting at the NSS. Goods and services presented in TSS include: die-cutting, die-making, foil/hot stamping, embossing, holography, lamination, packaging/box specialists, converters, paper manufacturing, specialty printing/thermography, production machinery, envelope manufacturing, custom displays/fixturing systems and more.
THREE SHOWS UNDER ONE ROOF!
The National Stationery Show is co-located with SURTEX®, and the ICFF®. Your NSS badge admits you to these shows.
The common thread? Design. The most powerful differentiator in today’s marketplace. Prepare to be inspired. Your NSS badge admits you to these shows!