#fresh Expands; a Mega-Hit for signature mix marketplace

The recently announced debut of #fresh - New. Authentic. Trending – a juried section of the signature mix marketplace presenting leading-edge, trend-driven stationery and lifestyle companies has expanded in order to accommodate the strong demand for space in this boutique area of the show. signature mix marketplace is scheduled for May 18-21 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City.

"#fresh will play an integral role in creating a new marketplace experience. It promises to bring new energy to the atmosphere and tell a visual story about the unique personalities behind these trending businesses,” said Patti Stracher, GLM vice president and show director for signature mix marketplace. “We are pleased with how quickly it has taken hold, and look forward to its continued development.”

Companies most recently accepted into #fresh include: ACENTO ARTISTICO, Alexis Mattox Design, Alison Hardcastle, ASHKAHN, Beep Boop Bop, Benchpressed LLC, beve!, Black Heart Letterpress, Carditt Gift Wear, Duck and Cover Greetings, F as in Frank, Fierce Mally, Ink Meets Paper, Isabell’s Umbrella, K. Batty Design & Stationery, Kate Moore Creative, Little Low Studio, Love Jac Cards, Nightingale Projects, Ornament Letterpress, Out Loud Greetings, plane paper, Puddleduck Paper Co., Punch Street, queenie’s cards, Rigel Stuhmiller, Ruby Red Skipper, South City Press, Steam Whistle Letterpress and Design Limited, Studio Slomo, Ten Four Paper, The Clever Co., Twine & Co., Typecase Industries, Unreal Greetings, Warren Tales and Wishbone Letterpress.

The signature mix marketplace will attract a combined, qualified audience of 12,000 senior executives and category buyers from retail giants and specialty chains worldwide, international distributors and owners of independent retail shops and will feature some 900 exhibiting companies and more than 10,000 product lines.

For exhibitor information, contact Kelly P. Bristol, sales director, at 914/421-3250. Fax 914/948-6917. emailexhibitor@signaturemixny.com.

Attendee information is available by contacting GLM’s Customer Relations Department,at 800/272-SHOW or 212/204-1060, or by email at customer_relations@glmmarkets.com.

Additional information is available online, at signaturemixNY.com.