NY NOW 2020


Call for Applications


New York, USA


1 - 4 February 2020


Craft Scotland



Call for Applications: NY NOW 2020

Saturday 1 to Tuesday 4 February 2020

Craft Scotland via New York, USA

UK-based makers, this is your opportunity to showcase at the Handmade Designer Maker section of NY NOW 2020, a renowned international trade fair.

We’re excited to announce applications for NY NOW 2020 are now open. We have 20 places available for makers living and working in the UK.

As part of our partnership with the Department for International Trade (DIT), Craft Scotland will showcase the work of twenty UK-based makers at renowned international trade fair NY NOW in February 2020.

This will be a unique opportunity for makers to exhibit and sell their work within the Handmade Designer Maker section of the show, where they will be part of a larger Craft Scotland presence.

Apply before 5pm, Wednesday 30 October 2019.

“NY NOW is a great sourcing show. I always find lots of new suppliers and ideas and come away truly inspired.” - Sue-Ann Ramsden, Canadian Museum Association.

NY NOW is widely regarded as the leading fair for contemporary design across home, lifestyle, handmade and gift products. Therefore, it is a valuable, potentially lucrative opportunity for makers.

As the largest wholesale trade show in America, NY NOW presents over 2,300 leading brands to retailers, buying groups, interior design firms, importers, exporters and more.

Read our helpful guide to find out more about NY NOW, plus, get exclusive advice from makers Ellie Hodeson of East End Press and jeweller Hannah Louise Lamb.

The Department for International Trade (DIT) secure UK and global prosperity by promoting and financing international trade and investment, and championing free trade.

As a Trade Challenge Partner of DIT, Craft Scotland have Tradeshow Access Programme (TAP) grants of £2,000 for each successful maker (providing they meet the TAP eligibility).



New York City


Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St
New York City

Closing Date & Time

30 Oct 2019 5:00pm

Key Contact

Craft Scotland: Events & Exhibitions
0131 357 3288


TAP Grant ApplicationApplication Pack - NY NOW 2020