About the Show
From greeting cards, custom invitations, gift wrap and journals, to lifestyle gifts – and everything in between, the NSS offers a streamlined, focused platform for meaningful business development.
The NSS has been the place for all things paper – from greeting cards, custom invitations, gift wrap and journals, to lifestyle gifts – and everything in between. The NSS offers a streamlined, focused platform for meaningful business development. The atmosphere is highly creative, yet very serious, attracting store owners and top buying executives from thousands of diverse businesses worldwide, and engaging exhibitors from designer-makers to well-established companies.
The NSS attracts a diverse global attendance of buyers and industry professionals from stationery, card and gift shops; bookstores; bridal shops; party stores; department, chain and specialty stores; large chains and "big box" mass retailers; online retailers and mail order catalogs; as well as special event planners, corporate marketers, importers, distributors and manufacturers' representatives.
300+ Exhibiting Companies, 10,000 Anticipated Worldwide Trade Professionals and 100 Attending Trade & Consumer Press.
The National Stationery Show is a gorgeous, design-driven experience like no other.
Now co-located with NY NOW® Summer for the first time ever, one badge allows you access to both shows offering you the opportunity to discover thousands of new lifestyle and handmade products from over 2,500 exhibitors.
WHAT WILL YOU SEE AT THE NSS?
A Comprehensive Collection of Greeting Cards, Custom Invitations and Stationery Products
The NSS is the place to discover the best stationery products for your store. See, touch and feel products that are fresh, unique and fit the designs your customers want. Easily find and source new products from 300+ exhibiting companies, showcasing complete, new collections in a wide range of categories including: greeting cards • custom invitations • gift wrap/ribbon • stationery • specialty party supplies • paper tableware • bridal accessories • customized/personalized products • in-store printing equipment • writing instruments • paper-crafting supplies • frames • journals • calendars • lifestyle giftware • decorative home office products • luxury leather goods • scrapbooking • back-to-school
The Top Stationery Companies, All Under One Roof
Hundreds of exhibitors including some 100+ brand new Emerging Artists, which will feature new companies in business 2 years or less, and that have never exhibited in the NSS.
The Home For New Stationery Trends
Come explore a world that encourages emerging designers to show you their creations alongside favorite, well-established brands. No other trade show in North America matches the depth and caliber of the stationery selection at the NSS—or serves as the launching pad for so many emerging, trendsetting stationery companies each year.
Now co-located with NY NOW® Summer Market, the nation’s largest retail facing exhibition.
NSS exhibitors will now experience the buying power of the additional 9,000+ retailers specifically coming to NY NOW® to buy stationery and related products. These buyers- new to NSS- will be directed to check out all of the hundreds of new product releases and innovative designs never before seen at NY NOW!
Stationery retailers are looking for a range and diversity of paper and lifestyle products. From letterpress and handmade greeting cards to personalized products and lifestyle gifts, there's only one opportunity each year to be before this most important, focused audience. NSS is it.
WHO WILL YOU SEE AT NSS?
The NSS attracts buyers worldwide at a convenient time of year for them to travel to the U.S. You’ll meet buyers from 48 states, plus D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, as well as from 55 other countries.
Business Types in Attendance:
The NSS attracts a diverse global audience of 10,000 total industry professionals, including attendees and exhibitors, from stationery, card and gift shops; bookstores; bridal shops; party stores; department, chain and specialty stores; large chains and "big box" mass retailers; online retailers and mail order catalogs; as well as special event planners, corporate marketers, importers, distributors and manufacturers' representatives.
Buyers are looking for the best classic and trending products in:
Social Stationery • Greeting Cards • Invitations • Announcements • Calendars • Desk Accessories • Diaries • Journals • Gift Wrap • Bags • Bows • Boxed Cards • Wedding/Bridal Products • Letterpress • Seasonal/Holiday Products • Packaging • Party Supplies/Décor • Candles • Decorative Objects • Personalized Products • General/Lifestyle Gifts • Books • Printing • Customized Products • Handmade.
Source: Event Website
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