May 21-24, 2017 Javits Center, NYC
Stationery, Distinctive gifts & creative pursuits

Best New Product Awards


Showcase Your Very Best Stationery, DIY Products, Seasonal Greats and More

Enter the NSS Best New Product Competition for the chance to have your products featured in a grand on-site display showcasing the best new products on the show floor.

Entries will be judged by a panel of leading trade and consumer publication editors and retailers.  The winners will be announced and recognized the afternoon of opening day, Sunday, May 21. 

Deadline to enter is Friday, April 21. 


NEW 2017 Best New Product Categories

All Things Paper

Greeting Cards, Invitations, Journals, Personalized Stationery, Announcements, Paper Engineering, Paper Accessories

Life/Style

Candles, Soaps, Toys, Pillows, Kitchen Towels, Baby, Décor, Specialty Gifts, Frames, Personal Accessories, Table-Smart-Phone Chic, Desktop

Craft It Up/DIY

Art Materials, Craft Kits, Luxury Papers, Embellishments, Scrapbooking Supplies, Blank Books, Boxes, Raw Frames, Card-Making Supplies, Organizational Tools

Let’s Celebrate!

Weddings to Kid’s Birthdays, to Christmas to Themed Parties – and everything in between: Favors, Paper Tableware and Décor, Gift Wrap, Packaging, Ribbons, Party Kits, Cake Toppers

A winner will also be chosen for Best of Show.

Read our Best New Product Competition Fact Sheet for more information.

Category winners will be included in the Show Daily as well as on the NSS website, on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Award winners will also be posted in the press room during the Show.

For BNP competition or display questions, contact Michelle Daniels, program & event marketing manager at michelle.daniels@emeraldexpo.com.