February 3 - 6, 2019
Javits Center, NYC
Stationery, Distinctive gifts & creative pursuits

About the Show

NSS is now co-located with NY NOW Winter

ONE BADGE. TWO SHOWS! NSS attendees are welcome to come and discover thousands of new lifestyle, and handmade products.

There’s Only One Stationery Market in North America. And the NSS is it.

Now on it’s 73rd year, the NSS has been the place for all things paper – from greeting cards, custom invitations, gift wrap and journals, to lifestyle gifts – and everything in between. The NSS offers a streamlined, focused platform for meaningful business development.  The atmosphere is highly creative, yet very serious, attracting store owners and top buying executives from thousands of diverse businesses worldwide, and engaging exhibitors from designer-makers to well-established companies.   The NSS is also the launching pad for 200+ emerging, trend-leading businesses each year, a true discovery zone!

Only One Place, One Time to Experience the Best in Greeting Cards, Custom Invitations, Personalized Products and More, Including:

giftwrap/ribbon • stationery • specialty party supplies • paper tableware • bridal accessories •  in-store printing equipment • decorative home office products • luxury leather goods • writing instruments • DIY/paper-crafting supplies • frames • journals • calendars • handmade gifts • scrapbooking • back-to-school • jewelry • candles • toys


  • Official Exposition Title:
    National Stationery Show®
  • Address & Telephone:
    1133 Westchester Avenue, Suite N-210, White Plains, NY 10604-3547
    Tel: (914) 421-3250; Fax: (914) 948-6180
  • Exhibit Organizer:
    Emerald Expositions
  • Location:
    Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
    11th Avenue at 34th-39th Streets
    New York, NY
  • Runs concurrent to SURTEX® 
  • Next Show:  February 3 – 6, 2019

Global Attendance:

The NSS attracts a diverse global attendance of buyers and industry professionals from stationery, card and gift shops; bookstores; bridal shops; party stores; department, chain and specialty stores; large chains and “big box” mass retailers; online retailers and mail order catalogs; as well as special event planners, corporate marketers, importers, distributors and manufacturers’ representatives.

Exhibiting Companies: 750
Anticipated Worldwide Trade Professionals: 10,000
Attending Trade & Consumer Press 100

Anticipated International Exhibitor Participation:
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong,
India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey,
United Kingdom


  • Attendee Registration
    (800) 272-SHOW
  • Exhibit Sales
    (914) 421-3250
  • General Contractor, Freeman
    (201) 299-7575