Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Welcome to the National Stationery Show!
Now in its 69th year, the National Stationery Show® is the most comprehensive marketplace for greeting cards, stationery and related lifestyle products. No other trade fair in the U.S. matches the depth and caliber of stationery selection at the NSS—or serves as the launching pad for so many emerging, trend setting businesses each year.
A DIVERSE PRODUCT MIX
Some 800 designers and manufacturers come to New York each year to exhibit at the NSS, a gorgeous, design-driven show with a product mix that includes:
greeting cards • custom 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
AN INTERNATIONAL MARKET
The National Stationery Show will draw a projected 10,000 diverse buyers from all 50 states and 58 countries worldwide, attending to stock their shelves and assess the latest trends. They represent stationery 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. The Show also attracts importers and distributors, licensors, special-event planners and corporate marketers.
The NSS highlights synergistic lifestyle products that supplement the needs of loyal stationery buyers, and attracts new attendees seeking a comprehensive selection of complementary products for their stores.
#fresh -- The latest 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.