Emerald Expositions

Gift, Home & General Merchandise

We currently operate 13 trade shows within the Gift, Home & General Merchandise sector, which includes a broad range of consumer goods that are mostly utilized in and around the home. Our shows, which are primarily order-writing shows, focus on the furniture, home textiles, tabletop, gourmet housewares, decorative accessories, handcraft, gift, toys & novelties, and affordable fashion & footwear industries, as well as the kitchen and bathroom industry. Our shows are particularly important to participants in these industries, as each provides a many-to-many environment that enables a diverse group of highly fragmented attendees and exhibitors from all over the world to buy and sell a variety of products in a short period of time.

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Held in Las Vegas twice annually, ASD Market Week is the largest, and most comprehensive consumer-good trade show of its kind. With more than 4,500 vendors and 50,000 attendees from 110+ countries, ASD Market Week is truly a wholesale buying event that can’t be missed. Buyers from department stores to convenience stores, from college book stores to general stores from grocery store distributors to fashion boutique stores and many more attend to find unique merchandise that will set their business apart. ASD is structured as nine shows in one, categories include fashion + accessories, beauty + fragrance, gift + home, toys + novelties, cash + carry (jewelry & gifts to go), general store, c-store, smoke + vape, and SourceDirect.
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SOURCEDIRECT at ASD is the destination for Importers, Distributors, Wholesalers, Product Development and Production Professionals to connect with contract manufacturers from around the world to source direct from the factory. SOURCEDIRECT will showcase manufacturers producing Fashion Accessories, Affordable Footwear, Housewares, Gifts & Toys, Apparel, Holiday and Seasonal merchandise, Souvenirs & Novelties, Consumer Electronics, Bedding & Bath, Health & Beauty products and General merchandise of all types.
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NY NOW, produced twice annually, is a trade-only wholesale marketplace for retail buyers seeking design-driven innovation and on-trend style. Featuring products from over 4,500 suppliers spanning hundreds of categories across three comprehensive collections – HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE. NY NOW has a global reach, with exhibitors and attendees from 90+ countries and all 50 states and includes buyers representing every retail segment—independent specialty retailers to big box and national department stores. With curated specialty sections like Artisan Resource, buyers enjoy unique opportunities to source from makers world-wide, and Accent on Design, a contemporary design showcase featuring design brands that continually push the creative envelope. Located in New York City, the design capital of the world, NY NOW offers an unparalleled buying experience focused on craft, quality and design.
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Centered in the design capital of the world, New York City, SourceDirect at NY NOW is the premier sourcing destination in North America where importers, wholesalers, distributors, sourcing professionals, and large retailers connect with suppliers from around the world to buy direct from factories. Co-located with NY NOW—the largest and most prestigious market for HOME, LIFESTYLE + GIFT, serious buyers looking to go direct will find international suppliers showcasing an array of products mixes in the categories of home décor and accents, home furnishings, textiles, gift, tabletops and gourmet houseware and much more.
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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. More than 6,500 total industry professionals come from 48 states and 77 countries to source product from the 600 exhibiting companies. Some 200 exhibitors stage their debut at each show, many in #fresh, a juried section of companies of 1-5 years in business. Another dedicated section of the show, The Supply Side, features exceptional production and finishing services for stationery and gift companies – including paper, converting, engraving, die-cutting, printing, packaging finishing etc. The Show is co-located with SURTEX, the premier event for sourcing original art and design, and ICFF. The NSS has been an integral part of the industry it serves for more than 70 years. 
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Since 2000, The International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) and Super Souvenir Show (SSS) have grown to become the largest dedicated gathering of wholesale souvenir, resort and gift buyers in the United States. Taking place in eastern Tennessee, IGES and SSS, run concurrently and annually in November. These events attract 560 exhibitors, approximately 4500 buyer attendees and host several esteemed national buying groups in the wholesale souvenir, gift and resort markets.
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SURTEX is the global B2B marketplace dedicated to the sale and license of original art & design—where artists, agents and licensors connect with manufacturers and retailers to create the next best-selling products in every category imaginable. Markets represented are: decorative fabrics, linens and domestics, contract textiles, wall coverings, floor coverings, apparel textiles, stationery, greeting cards, gift wrap and other paper products, tabletop, giftware, toys, ceramics, packaging, publishing and many more.
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North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design, ICFF NYC annually lures those in determined pursuit of design’s timely truths and latest trends to an encyclopedic exhibition of up-to-the-moment offerings, as well as a series of fascinating, fun, edifying programs, and a packed schedule of exhibits and features. ICFF hosts more than 500 exhibitors from more than 30 countries in 11 categories from furniture to materials to kitchen and bath to fabricators.
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ICFF Miami is one of North America’s premier showcase for contemporary design, luring those in determined pursuit of design’s timely truths and latest trends to an encyclopedic exhibition of newest products/services.  With more than 80 exhibitors, ICFF Miami creates an unparalleled opportunity to view a broad yet highly focused selection of the world’s finest, most innovative, and original avant-garde home and contract products side-by-side, under one roof. 
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The American Craft Retailers Expo (ACRE) is the premier wholesale craft exposition in North America, consisting of two shows that take place annually in Las Vegas, NV and Philadelphia, PA. The events connect wholesale American and Canadian makers of handmade products with national and international buyers from art & fine craft galleries, modern gift & home stores, independent retailers, guilds & arts institutions, e-retailers, national retail chains, museums and other key influencers in the home, gift and lifestyle marketplace.
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The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show is the industry’s only trade event and conference focused exclusively on all aspects of the kitchen and bath market. Taking place alongside the International Builders’ Show, no other event provides unparalleled access to the latest products, trends and technologies shaping the broader residential design and construction industry.
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