NY Now will host celebrity lifestyle tastemakers Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia to give the NY Now Talk presentation, “Keynote Dynamic Duo,” at the upcoming winter edition of the market. The presentation is scheduled to be held on Tuesday February 4, at 11 a.m.
Emerald Expositions Events, which operates NY Now, said that Sally Shankland recently made the decision, for personal health reasons, to step down from her position as president and CEO at the end of the year and will transition to the new role of executive director and senior advisor.
The winter edition of NY Now will take place on February 1 to 5, 2020 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. NY Now said it will also be taking the next step in its “Retail Renaissance” movement by transforming the winter market into an immersive, experiential environment focused on fueling discovery, igniting the imagination and embracing the retailer journey.
Forty One Madison, home to the permanent showrooms of several tableware and gift brands, will be showcasing a selection of brands at its own pavilion at the NY Now Market. The market is scheduled to be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, August 10 to 14 in New York City.
Emerald Expositions, parent company of NY Now, said its board of directors has appointed Sally Shankland to the position of president and CEO. Shankland will assume her new role on June 1, 2019 and will remain a member of the company’s board of directors.
Monmade, a trade group of designers and small-batch manufacturers, has partnered with the Pittsburgh Glass Center and Stak Ceramics. The group will launch new glass tableware and ceramic housewares at the winter NY Now market, scheduled to be held February 2 to 5 in New York City.