September 7-9...the New York International Carpet Show at Metropolitan Pavilion during Metro Market Week.
STILE BK, the noted Italian carpetmaker, has just confirmed their place at NYICS in September, along with CONCEPTS INTERNATIONAL. They join AMADI CARPETS, LAPCHI HANDMADE CARPETS, and SAHAR from Zurich. Carpet artist, MIA MURATORI, PACIFIC COLLECTION and Behrouz Hakimian's WOVEN CONCEPTS...See the complete list to date on our "EXHIBITOR INFO" page.
The NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL CARPET SHOW is the annual Fall Market trade event that everyone in the industry is talking about. But NYICS is more than a typical trade show. It's a destination and a unique business experience...an inviting and established showcase for the most current and innovative products by visionary artisan carpetmakers.
With stunning new introductions, creative collections, strong programs and must-have one-of-a-kinds, our vendors are known for presenting fresh, captivating, design-driven looks that sell profitably in the marketplace.
"...(NYICS) has become the leading trade show of hand woven carpets in North America...The New York International Carpet show features a carefully edited selection of the best wholesalers in the rug industry. Anyone looking to successfully conduct business in the hand woven rug industry must attend this show."
-- Ryan Reitmeyer, Vice-President of Sales, CAROL PIPER RUGS, Houston, Texas
METROPOLITAN PAVILION, 125 West 18th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues, New York 10011, is visitor friendly, convenient, and one of New York City's premier event locations. There are many restaurants and hotels in the Chelsea neighborhood.
NYICS is now. NYICS is the future.
SOME OF OUR 2014 EVENTS:
Buyers will enjoy a catered morning breakfast buffet on the show floor each morning from 9.30-11.00am.
'Happy Hour' for buyers will be held in the show on Opening Day, Sunday, from 4.00-6.00pm.
NYICS hosts a relaxing Lounge area in the show for the convenience of buyers who want to linger longer at the show.
An exhibition of rare antique Oriental rugs from private collections will be displayed during NYICS.
Long-time exhibitor, FRENCH ACCENTS, will sponsor their popular party for NYICS attendees in their showroom, 36 East 31st Street, on Monday evening, September 8th, after show hours.GOODWEAVE will sponsor the NYICS 2014 totebags for the 5th consecutive year.
”...we need a renewed drive to present the best of what we produce in handmade rugs and get that idea of innovation and lasting value to the public. Only a true market can do this for the retailer -- to see new things, make new contacts, explore new avenues. Dennis Dodds is making that effort, to bring together in the best market town a group of exhibitors who have that goal in mind.” – John D. Kurtz, New Moon Rugs
“COVER, the world’s leading magazine in the field of contemporary carpets and fabrics, is a must-read for all who care about beautiful living spaces. COVER's new summer edition, with exclusive reports on Doshi Levien, Ptolemy Mann, Milan Design Week, outdoor textiles and the latest trends is now FREE online.” (Click on image to download.)
Entry is limited to the retail and design trades.
Only bona fide members of these groups and importers are permitted on the show floor.
Manufacturers/exporters who do not have a written invitation from their exhibiting importer customer may not attend the show. This written confirmation must be submitted to NYICS management by the importer/exhibitor at least 90 days in advance of the show opening date.
Notes from NYICS:
"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." -- Milton Berle
CONTACT TEL: 215 248 0494