Open Call: NY NOW Trade Show Seeks Emerging Designers for February 2014 Market

NY Now Gift Show NY NOW, formerly the New York International Gift show has announced their open call for February market. The trade show is looking for emerging designers that have been in business one year or less in the following categories to showcase new talent at a reduced rate.

A+ the Young Designers Platform

This opportunity is a part of the Accent on Design section where contemporary brands such as Alexis Bittar, Baggu and American Design Club show.

This platform will feature brands that exhibit creativity, originality and concept, where the emphasis is on innovation. New designers in business for one year or less can submit their designs, prototypes or products, and the selected participants will be awarded prime display space in A+ at Accent on Design.

The deadline to submit your work is Monday, December 2, 2013. Apply to the open call at the A+ Young Designers platform. 

Emerging Designer Maker Platform

Designed for new craft designers and makers, this showcase will allow emerging designers to introduce their work at the wholesale level within the hand made section of the show which includes almost 500 vendors in home decor, jewelry, apparel and more. All applicants will be chosen based on design concept, creativity and originality. Students, recent grads and emerging artists are encouraged to apply.

The deadline to submit your work is Monday, December 2, 2013. Apply to the open call the Emerging Designer Maker Platform. 

Learn more about the trade show at New York Now.

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