Now in its 71st year, the National Stationery Show® is the most comprehensive marketplace for greeting cards, stationery and synergistic lifestyle and crafting products. No other trade fair in the U.S. matches the depth and caliber of the stationery selection at the NSS - or serves as the launching pad for so many emerging, trend setting businesses each year.
A DIVERSE PRODUCT MIX
Some 800 designers and manufacturers come to New York each year to exhibit at the NSS, a gorgeous, design-driven show with a product mix that includes:
greeting cards • custom invitations • giftwrap/ribbon • stationery • specialty party supplies • paper tableware • bridal accessories • customized/personalized products • in-store printing equipment • decorative home office products • luxury leather goods • writing instruments • DIY/paper-crafting supplies • frames • journals • calendars • specialty giftware • scrapbooking • back-to-school • jewelry • candles • embellishments
AN INTERNATIONAL MARKET
The National Stationery Show will draw a projected 10,000 diverse buyers from all 50 states and between 55-65 countries worldwide, attending to stock their shelves and assess the latest trends. They represent stationery card and gift shops; bookstores; bridal shops; party stores; gourmet grocers; toy stores; pharmacies; attractions, hotel, hospital and airport gift shops; department, chain and specialty stores; large chains and “big box” mass retailers; online retailers and mail-order catalogs. The Show also attracts importers and distributors, licensors, special-event planners and corporate marketers.
The NSS highlights synergistic lifestyle products that supplement the needs of loyal stationery buyers, and attracts new attendees seeking a comprehensive selection of complementary products for their stores.
#fresh - The latest destination at NSS, conceived for buyers hunting for trending, cutting-edge stationery and lifestyle products created by emerging designers. #fresh is where savvy buyers will discover original, authentic design and will make the personal connections to grow their business.
The Supply Side - Featuring production equipment, services and supplies for manufacturers exhibiting at the NSS. Goods and services presented in TSS include: die-cutting, die-making, foil/hot stamping, embossing, holography, lamination, packaging/box specialists, converters, paper manufacturing, specialty printing/thermography, production machinery, envelope manufacturing, custom displays/fixturing systems and more.
THREE SHOWS UNDER ONE ROOF!
The National Stationery Show is co-located with SURTEX®, and the ICFF®. Your NSS badge admits you to these shows.
Nearly 800 designers and manufacturers exhibit at the National Stationery Show® each year, to connect with customers, meet new prospects, develop licensing relationships, find new suppliers, spot trends, stay current, debut new lines - and write orders. For veteran manufacturers and emerging businesses, the NSS is the most productive, efficient platform for growth and profitability.
The NSS attracts a diverse global attendance of 10,000 buyers from across the U.S. and 58 countries worldwide. They represent card and gift shops; bookstores; bridal shops; party stores; gourmet grocers; toy stores; pharmacies; attractions; hotel, hospital and airport gift shops; department, chain and specialty stores; large chains and “big box” mass retailers; online retailers and mail-order catalogs. Importers and distributors, licensors, special-event planners and corporate marketers, along with high profile consumer media also attend.
Co-Located Events: National Stationery Show (NSS), SURTEX®, and ICFF