Tabletop & Gifts

Vegas Gala Raises $10K for Gift for Life

Gift For Life

LAS VEGAS–Las Vegas Market’s “Up On 10” charity gala held during its summer market raised more than $10,000 to benefit Gift For Life, the sole charitable organization for the gift, stationery and home decor industries. “Participants from the gift and home decor industries generated a tremendous amount of positive energy, while raising money for aMore »

Last updated: September 5, 2014

AmericasMart Announces Market Dates

AmericasMart

ATLANTA–AmericasMart yesterday confirmed dates for the January and July editions of its Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Markets through calendar year 2018. The dates’ confirmation follows extensive review of customer scheduling and timing requirements and preferences, and sustains Atlanta’s long-standing first-market position in both the January and July show cycles, according to Jeffrey L.More »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Urban Expositions to Spotlight Maker’s Market Division

Urban Expositions Makers Market

ATLANTA-Trade show producer Urban Expositions will rebrand the Handcrafted section of its gift shows as Maker’s Market and expand its promotional and marketing efforts in 2015. Makers’ Market will bring together artisans and designers featuring handstyled crafts in categories such as tabletop, textiles and home decor. The section will be featured at Urban’s Philadelphia, Seattle,More »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

HFN High Point, Tabletop Editorial Deadline Extended

HFN

NEW YORK–HFN has extended its editorial deadline for new product information and high-resolution images regarding products debuting at High Point Market and the Tabletop Show in October. It is now Monday, Sept. 15. To be included, please send a brief product description, your company website and a hi-res image to us no later than thatMore »

Last updated: September 3, 2014

Rethinking Flatware

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The category gets a lift from more variable configurations and a fresh approach to design By Allison Zisko Flatware introductions at next month’s Tabletop Show will address consumer preferences with new, more practical configurations, more add-on options and more fashionable flatware that keeps pace with design trends. This more flexible approach—giving consumers what they reallyMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Organizers: Summer NY Now Strong for Exhibitors

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Thanks to increased order writing among attendees, the summer edition of NY Now, which took place from Aug. 16-20, “was one of the strongest editions … in recent memory,” according to a statement from the trade show. Christian Falkenberg, the show’s director and senior vice president, said, “Anecdotally, many exhibitors reported that theMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Urban Expositions Hires Flaherty, Wade for Sales Posts

UrbanExpositions

ATLANTA-Urban Expositions has named Robin Flaherty sales manager for the Windy City Gift Show, and has appointed Nora Wade sales manager for the California Gift Show. Both positions are new ones for the trade-show management company. In her new role, Flaherty assists in sales efforts for the Windy City Gift Show, with a special focusMore »

Last updated: August 28, 2014

Forty One Madison Marks 40th Anniversary

Forty One Madison

NEW YORK–Forty years ago Noritake signed a lease for a showroom—the first—at Forty One Madison. Today, 115 leading brands have located their wholesale showrooms at the building and during the upcoming New York Tabletop Market (Oct. 21-24), the building will celebrate the milestone. “While we stay true to our mission of excellence by providing theMore »

Last updated: August 27, 2014