is also launching a new sophisticated mobile application which allows more streamlined and intuitive access to the NYIGF
.com search features.
With the inclusion of new features and a bunch of special events, NYIGF
will present the scope of participating in product awards, feature displays, 40 educational sessions, industry social events and a lot more, all in one place.
This summer, Accent on Tabletop--a concentration of design-driven tabletop and home entertaining product suppliers bridging NYIGF
's Tabletop & House-wares and Accent on Design divisions--will expand to include BeHome, Bella Cucina, Annie Modica and Tea Forte.
Social media how-tos are among the 40-plus educational seminars that will be offered in conjunction with the winter 2013 New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF
Notable additions to the summer 2010 market include first-ever NYIGF
participants Churchill China with its Jamie Oliver ceramic ware, and ScanTrends, which represent companies from Denmark and Italy.
According to Christian Falkenberg, the show's director and vice president of GLM, the show's owner and manager, there has been an increased demand for exhibit space at NYIGF
from both returning companies seeking a larger presence on the exhibit floor, and from first-time participants.
A key part of NYIGF
's enlargement is from international exhibitors.
Educational seminars, industry social events and buyer promotions are all part of the value-added activities to be presented during the summer 2011 debut of The Gourmet Housewares Show at the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF
), to be held at New York City's Jacob K.
The Gift Fair plans to add to its growing list of galleries with The Licensing Gallery @ NYIGF
, an exhibit area featuring about 30 companies that will present art and design for sale or license, with the intent of providing manufacturers of gift and home products with access to artwork that is ready for gift and home products.
"This series of divisional relocations is strategic and purposeful and will strengthen category adjacencies across NYIGF
," said Christian Falkenberg, NYIGF
manager and vice president at show owner and organizer GLM.
The Coco Bowls have been selected to be featured in the NYIGF
's SustainAbility: Design for a Better World exhibition.
Regarding the Gift Fair--according to Christian Falkenberg, the show's director and vice president of NYIGF
owner and manager GLM--the upbeat mood among both exhibitors and attendees comes from the economy's emergence from several months fraught with =certainties.