Dec 9, 2008

New York Home Textiles Week (January 2009)

Time: Friday–Thursday, January 23–29, 2009

Address: 230 Fifth Avenue, and 7 W New York.

White Plains, NY---Home Textiles Market Week, set for Friday–Thursday, January 23–29, 2009, offers buyers a selection of expanded resources, extended lines, and a myriad of other new products. The market will take place in New York City at the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF) at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center and Passenger Ship Terminal Piers 90, 92 and 94, 230 Fifth Avenue and 7W New York. The market will include Best New Product Awards, industry-specific events and seminars as added value for winter market participants.

More than 500 better
home textiles suppliers, featuring the newest bed and bath fashions, table linens, kitchen textiles, towels, decorative accessories, area rugs, window treatments and decorative fabrics, will present their lines to attendees.

"This market offers an unparalleled breadth and depth of bed, bath, and home linens and accessories, unlike any other U.S. market," said Penny Sikalis, GLM vice president and home textiles industry veteran. "We make concerted efforts to incorporate the right mix of companies and product lines in response to buyer demand."

At Javits Center, Sferra will expand its booth space extensively to accommodate the launch of a new licensed designer, and other exhibitors, including SDH, Patricia Spratt, Tabula Tua, Entablature by Dransfield & Ross and Zoeppritz, will relocate from other locations. At 7West, new exhibitors include Carol Nevin & Design South Africa; Cote Bastide; Douleur Nature; Grace Home Fashions; Harman; Home Treasures; Kevin O'Brien Studio; KKP Fine Linens; Light of Mine Designs; Mahogany by Ra Home; Malaika; Orian Rugs; and Serena & Lily. New tenants at 230 Fifth Avenue include AG Casa Inc.; Carnation Home Fashions Inc.; Golden Sheets Factory Inc.; and Microtex.

Pertinent educational programming scheduled includes "Color Pulse 2010," sponsored by IFDA (International
Furnishings & Design Association); and "Home Trends: What's Now? What's Next?" Complete details of these and other events are available online.

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