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The National Stationery Show® Debuts as Part of the NY NOW® Summer Market

The National Stationery Show® Debuts as Part of the 
NY NOW® Summer Market: 
New Events and Opportunities

White Plains, NY, May 29, 2019 — The National Stationery Show® (NSS) makes its first appearance co-locating with the NY NOW® summer market, August 10-13, 2019, at the Jacob K. Javits Center, NYC. The NSS will open a day earlier, along with the NY NOW Handmade collection, and close on Tuesday, August 13.
Aaron Hazard, Sales Director for the NSS shared a full slate of new events that are planned for the summer Show, including networking events both on and off the show floor. “There is an Opening Night Party on Saturday, August 10 for the NSS and NY NOW Handmade exhibitors and guests in the Crystal Palace,” announced Hazard. “On Sunday, there will be block party hosted by the NSS and the NY NOW Lifestyle collection from 4-6 p.m. These two events provide additional time to meet and mingle for everyone involved. We’re very excited about the parties, as well as the other features we’ve developed to add both value and interest to the debut of the NSS at the NY NOW summer market.”
The Opening Night party runs from 6-7:30 p.m. and will feature free drinks, light appetizers, live music and is open to exhibitors and attendees of the NSS and the NY NOW Handmade collection. The Block Party on Sunday will feature stations around the floor to eat, drink, buy and network. Attendees collecting all bracelets from different stops will be entered in a giveaway.
Other new features include live music daily from 8-11:30 a.m. on the mezzanine between the Crystal Palace and River Pavilion. The Fashion Runway debuts on Saturday, August 10 and will be held daily at 10:30 a.m. in the Crystal Palace at the bottom of the escalators to the River Pavilion. The show consists of jewelry and fashion accessories from across the globe and is presented and curated by world renowned designer Farai Simoyi. To celebrate, complimentary mimosas and coffee will be served on Saturday.
The NSS Best New Product Display and Awards is also a part of the new summer event. Entries will be showcased and winners will be selected in the categories of: All Things Wedding, Cause Related, All Things Paper, Lifestyle, Craft It Up/DIY, Let’s Celebrate and the Best of Show.
Another change is that the directories for the NSS and NY NOW will be combined for ease of use in locating exhibitors. A full market Stationery Guide will also be available, making it easier for buyers to find all exhibitors offering stationery across all shows and divisions.
Registration is open. One badge is valid across all co-located shows.

About the National Stationery Show
The National Stationery Show® is the only North American trade show for global buyers and sellers of specialty paper products - from greeting cards, custom invitations, announcements, gift wrap, calendars, and journals, to lifestyle gifts, such as candles, toys, personal care, travel gadgets and more. Thousands of industry professionals come from 50 states and 77 countries to exhibit, and to source product from hundreds of exhibiting brands. The Show is co-located with NY NOW® summer market. The NSS has been an integral part of the industry it serves for more than 70 years.
The National Stationery Show is owned by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.
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Dianna Smoljan
National Stationery Show
PR Counsel/Media Relations