NEW YORK 11 September 2019 – World-class Philippine products ranging from high-end wooden bowls, mother of pearl handbags, t’nalak and abaca clutches, to jewelry boxes and woven baskets were showcased for potential wholesalers and retailers at the NY NOW trade show at the Javits Center in New York on 10-14 August 2019.
The economic team of the Philippine Consulate General in New York, led by Consul General Claro S. Cristobal attended the exhibit on 12 August 2019 and spoke with importers and distributors of Philippine-made products.
The team likewise encouraged other retailers and wholesalers to participate in the Manila FAME to be held on 17-19 October 2019, and consider buying and distributing Philippine-made and Filipino-designed products for the US mainstream market.
Consul General Cristobal offered the Consulate Generals’ assistance in helping promote Philippine products and design in New York.
Formerly New York International Gift Fair, NY NOW is a premiere U.S. event for the best products and lines across the home, lifestyle and gift spectrum.
Held twice annually in January and August, the show is organized into three collections – Home, Lifestyle and Handmade (including artisan) to help independent and specialty retail buyers, interior designers/firms, distributors, importers, and wholesalers find everything they’re looking for from the 2,500 exhibitors from all 50 states and 80 countries and 400 product categories.