May 20-23, 2018 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.
Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018

2018 Best New Product Categories

IT’S BACK – All Things Wedding

Invitation Suites, Favors and other Complements, Decor, Shower Gifts, Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Gifts, Activity Kits, Cake Toppers and Accessories, Personalized Items

ALL NEW! – Cause – Related

Social and Environmental cause-related products.  Eg. Human Rights (Gender Equality, LGBT Rights), Politics, Environmental Issues, Animal Rights, Disease Awareness and more.

All Things Paper

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


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