NEW YORK–The ninth annual New York International Carpet Show will take place next month, Oct. 6-8, and will include special events as well as a slew of new exhibitors. Held during Metro Market Week, the handwoven carpet show will be located at the Metropolitan Pavilion on West 18th Street here.
Events include the NYICS’s grand opening reception at Zollanvari’s new showroom, at 600 Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus, N.J., on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 4-7 p.m. To RSVP and coordinate transportation to Zollanvari, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 201-330-3344.
On Sunday, Oct. 6, from 6-8 p.m., first-time NYICS exhibitor Kyle & Kath/Jan Kath Design invite attendees to its reception in its showroom at 555 West 25th Street, 2nd Floor, New York. On the following day, Monday, Oct. 7, starting at 6 p.m., French Accents will again host a market party in its showroom at 36 East 31st Street. In addition, Goodweave will sponsor the NYICS 2013 totebags for the fourth consecutive year.
With more than 40 exhibitors this year, this edition of the NYICS includes 16 first-time exhibitors: Amer Rugs, Antique Rug Connection, Bespoke Rugs, Jan Kath Design/Kyle & Kath, Knots Rugs, Knot & Company, Magdalena York Collection, Modern Tribal Arts, Neman International, Nasiri, NOA Living, Process Unlimited Rugs, Rug & Kilim, Sorelle, Shalom Brothers and Tuscany Olive Wood Floors.
“We’ve accomplished so much in these ‘few’ years by providing a marketplace in New York City for creative, forward-thinking importers and buyers who see design-driven handmade carpets as essential items of higher-end home furnishings,” Dennis Dodds, founder and owner, told HFN.