WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — NY Now could be launching a West Coast model of the present subsequent April, in an effort to attraction to retailers and designers in that area.
SF Now, because the present might be referred to as, might be co-located with *Famous, The Greeting Card Expo, on the Fort Mason Middle for Arts & Tradition, situated on the water between Aquatic Park and Marine Inexperienced, in San Francisco. The occasion will happen on April 28 and 29, 2022.
The present will function manufacturers, makers and artisans an all-in-one tactile boutique setting to fulfill patrons, have a good time creativity, and inform their tales, NY Now stated in its announcement this morning. “The occasion might be a first-rate alternative to see what’s trending, development spot, and place orders in a location handy for West Coast retailers and designers,” it stated.
Trade veteran Patti Stracher-Lee, former present director of the Nationwide Stationery Present and extra just lately UnBound at E-book Expo, will lead gross sales for SF Now.
“We’re thrilled to announce the launch of SF Now subsequent April, in partnership with our mates on the Greeting Card Affiliation,” stated Tim Hart, senior vice chairman of NY Now. “We’ve had constant suggestions from our neighborhood that retailers are searching for a spring shopping for alternative on the West Coast in a lighter boutique format — and we’re delighted to fulfill that want. Co-locating with *Famous is a incredible alternative to current patrons with a vibrant vary of contemporary merchandise from throughout our neighborhood and spanning stationery, desktop, way of life, reward, dwelling décor, tabletop and lots of extra.”
“*Famous has shortly develop into THE occasion for the greeting card neighborhood, together with makers, retailers, and gross sales reps,” stated Greeting Card Affiliation President George White. “NY Now has a well-earned status for offering a curated number of specialty reward suppliers that reward retailers must attend annually to remain on development. A co-located *Famous /SF Now present will carry the very best of greeting card, reward, and way of life makers into one corridor, offering a singular, must-attend resolution for retailers of all sizes looking for the very best choices for his or her prospects.”