2013 New York International Gift Fair

January 25, 2013    |    By +
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The New York International Gift Fair, also known as NYIGF to us insiders, is the king of all gift fairs. You will find more gifts under one roof here, than anywhere else in the USA. And it is right around the corner (January 26th – 30th)! NYIGF is the largest conference created exclusively for gift trade personnel (reporters & buyers) to scout out the hottest products for the coming year, spot some trends, and mingle. It takes place twice a year at the Jacob Javits Center, or “Javits” as we call it, in New York City.

The NYIGF draws 35,000 attendees from all 50 states and 80+ countries. It is produced twice a year by GLM Shows and is open to the trade only. NYIGF hosts 2,800 exhibiting companies showcasing the very best lines across the home, lifestyle and gift spectrum. Let’s guest that each exhibiting company has 50 products, which is a very low guestimate. That means that there are approximately 140,000 ideas in one space. That is A LOT of gift ideas, folks.

So, as always, we’re taking YOU with us! Virtually, of course. We’ll be posting about the most unique, fun, and sure to be popular gift ideas that we see while walking the aisles. Stay tuned and check back regularly to see what everyone on your list will be wanting this year, even if they don’t know it yet! See all of our posts about the NYIGF  here and check back often so that you don’t miss a thing!

Happy gifting!



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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.