Monday, September 15, 2014

Position your products in front of 11,000 enthusiastic buyers

Nearly 800 designers and manufacturers exhibit at the National Stationery Show® each year, to connect with customers, meet new prospects, develop licensing relationships, find new suppliers, spot trends, stay current, debut new lines—and write orders. For veteran manufacturers and emerging businesses, the NSS is the most productive, efficient platform for growth and profitability. Consider these facts:

• NSS exhibitors generate as many as 100 leads during the 3-1/2 day Show

• 93% of attending businesses have purchasing authority

• 65% of attending businesses write orders at the show

• 35% of attending businesses come to source, then place orders after the show

• 37% of attending businesses are seeking private-label partners

• 28% of attending businesses are seeking licensing relationships


The NSS attracts a diverse global attendance of 11,000 buyers from across the U.S. and 58 countries worldwide. They represent card and gift shops; bookstores; bridal shops; party stores; gourmet grocers; toy stores; pharmacies; attractions; hotel, hospital and airport gift shops; department, chain and specialty stores; large chains and “big box” mass retailers; online retailers and mail-order catalogs. Importers and distributors, licensors, special-event planners and corporate marketers, along with high profile consumer media also attend.
Click here to view Market Attendees At-A-Glance.

In The Supply Side division, exhibits include finishing specialists, equipment and services for manufacturers (exhibitors) of NSS and C&LA product. Learn more about The Supply Side.

signature mix™ marketplace

The National Stationery Show is collocated with 2 synergistic shows: a new curated lifestyle show called Gift>it. distinctive gifts. fabulous finds.™ and Creative and Lifestyle Arts® (C&LA), a show for the creative DIY enthusiast. Together they form the signature mix™ marketplace.

#fresh a new juried section for buyers hunting for cool, cutting-edge stationery and lifestyle products created by young emerging designers. Click here to learn more about # fresh.

The NSS will also continue to collocate with SURTEX®, the premier marketplace for surface and textile art and design, and with the International Contemporary Furniture Fair® (ICFF®). All shows offer reciprocal badge privileges, giving attendees and exhibitors more bang for their buck. Take advantage of crossover traffic, product synergies and cross-marketing opportunities and make plans to exhibit at NSS 2015.

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