Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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 signature mix™ marketplace attracts a diverse, global attendance of 12,000 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.
NEW THIS YEAR!
The signature mix™ marketplace is the combination of three shows: Gift>it - distinctive gifts. fabulous finds™, the National Stationery Show and Creative & Lifestyle Arts. Together these shows will provide a unique combination of synergistic lifestyle products at a time of year when retailers are refreshing their merchandise and continuing their holiday buying.
Gift>it will feature a selective, diverse assortment of products from among popular leading brands and emerging, young businesses that will complement the offerings in NSS and C&LA. Such products range from decorative objects for the home and office, "kitchen chic," specialty toys and games, to men's gifts and gadgets, jewelry and confections.
#fresh is the newest destination at the National Stationery Show. Conceived for buyers hunting for cool, cutting-edge stationery and lifestyle products created by young emerging designers. Click here to learn more about # fresh.
Creative & Lifestyle Arts, serving the East Coast’s $18 billion art, crafting and creative hobby marketplace. Here buyers will source a broad range of innovative crafting and paper art supplies; embellishments; art materials; design tools; DIY kits for home décor, party, holiday and card making; along with supplies for floral, glass, woodworking, jewelry making, needlecrafts and scrapbooking.
FIVE SHOWS UNDER ONE ROOF!
The common thread? Design. The most powerful differentiator in today’s marketplace. Prepare to be inspired. Your NSS badge admits you to these five shows!