17412 Tue, 12/01/2009 - 11:54am
NEW YORK–For the upcoming New York International Gift Fair, Jan. 30 to Feb. 4, 230 Fifth Avenue New York MarketPlace has a number of events planned for buyers and other attendees.
Now represented by the Euroletto Linens & Home showroom in Lobby Suite 10, Colomba Living will debut its home textiles collection made from such natural fibers as linen, cotton, silk and wool. Greenhorn Trading Company, also part of the Euroletto showroom, will premiere its Scottish cashmere collection of throws.
In Suite 1800, Empress Home will introduce its new luxury line of blankets and throws made of pure wool, cashmere, silk and bamboo. The Biarritz contemporary collection of shower curtain, bath accessories, towels and bath mat will debut from Famous Home Fashions, located in Suite 1312. Coordinated collections for kids is the focus at Manhattan Kids, located in Suite 1216, and new for 2010 are its luxury plush baby blankets in fun patterns and made of polyester. Currently the licensee of Royal Velvet, Waverly and David Rodriguez Home, Microtex, located in Lobby Suite 6, will introduce its new collection of blankets, throws and robes in an array of colors and fabrics.
Now as the exclusive distributor of Giaretti cookware, Stanley Roberts, in Suite 1615, will show that brand’s fry pans, stir fry pans and frocks, which is a hybrid of the fry pan and wok. In Suite 1912, Zambaiti USA will launch its Four Seasons blanket, made in Italy in fine wool and whipstitched on all sides.
During the show, buyers can take advantage of several amenities, such as the Buyer’s Lounge in the rear lobby of 230 Fifth Avenue. Wi-Fi access is also available for wireless devices. From Feb. 1 to 3, 2010, complementary coffee, juice, tea and breakfast will be served between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the rear lobby Antique Café, as well as complementary lunch and beverages between noon and 5 p.m.
The building also has the 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge & Restaurant, open from 4 p.m. until 4 a.m., offering a Malaysian menu.
In addition, attendees can benefit from exclusive discounts on hotel and travel rates through 230 Fifth Avenue’s in-house travel agency Lois Lane Travel. Hotels include Club Quarters, Midtown, which is listed in the National Registry of Historic Places.
For those who are looking for a cultural break, attendees can get free market week admission to the New Museum of Contemporary Art by presenting their winter 2010 badges, complements of 230 Fifth Avenue, NYIGF, 7 West New York and 41 Madison.
In addition, complementary shuttle bus service will be provided from 230 Fifth Avenue to the New York International Gift Fair at the Jacob Javits Center every 30 to 45 minutes, from Jan. 31 to Feb. 3.