NEW YORK–More than 30 showrooms based at permanent showroom building Forty One Madison will be greeting buyers and retailers during the upcoming winter edition of NY Now, Feb. 1-7.
Forty One Madison recently launched the 41 application, which indicates which showrooms will be open. The app is free and available in native version for Apple, Android and BlackBerry 10, plus in mobile web version for all other device models.
Forty One Madison will provide complimentary luxury bus service to and from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, site of NY Now. The shuttle will be available beginning Monday, Feb. 3 through Wednesday, Feb. 5, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
During the show, several of the building’s exhibiting showrooms will be featured in a lobby display previewing their “best of show” designs. Additionally, the Wi-Fi-ready Buyers’ Lounge on Level A will be accessible.
Forty One Madison also is joining with NY Now producer George Little Management and 230 Fifth Avenue to offer attendees a cultural diversion, with free admission and a 20 percent shopping discount (on full priced items) at the Museum of Arts and Design at Columbus Circle. The offer is good from Friday, Jan. 31–Thursday, Feb. 6, by simply presenting a winter 2014 badge. On exhibit are two critically acclaimed shows: Body & Soul: New International Ceramics and Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital.