Tuesday, September 23, 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
• bookstores
• bridal shops
• party stores
• gourmet grocers
• toy stores
• pharmacies
• florists
• hardware stores
• department, chain and specialty stores
• large chains and “big box” mass retailers
• online retailers and mail-order catalogs
• attractions
• hotel, hospital and airport gift shops
• importers and distributors
• licensors
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 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.


The National Stationery Show is collocated with the Creative & Lifestyle Arts (C&LA) show and the newest addition, Gift>it - distinctive gifts. fabulous finds™ as well as SURTEX®, and the International Contemporary Furniture Fair® (ICFF®). 
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!


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