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.
NY Now’s Handmade Global Design section is sold out for exhibitors, and will feature more than 20 first-time exhibitors, an Ecuador Pavilion and more.
Exhibitor applications for the upcoming NY Now market’s juried sections, Accent on Design, Handmade Global Design and Handmade Designer Maker, are now open.
NY Now has revealed the winners of its semi-annual Eco Choice Awards as well as the recipient for the Best Exclusive Launch Award at the winter market. The winners were selected from the sustainability: design for a better world and Destination: new product displays, respectively.