Forty One Madison is set to welcome attendees to The New York Tabletop Market®, Tuesday, April 2 – Friday, April 5, with the promise of fresh new programming, an extensive array of new products, and a spirited seasonal lobby installation designed by the FlowerSchool New York in partnership with Flower.
For this year’s Style Your Shop – How Blooms Can Make a Big Impact for Your Business breakfast seminar on Wednesday, April 3rd, Margot Shaw, editor-in-chief of Flower, will be joined by Calvert Crary, executive director of FlowerSchool NY. The duo will discuss different ways florals can be used to enhance in-store merchandising to boost business for retailers. Following the seminar, Shaw will host an exclusive book signing for her new title, Living Floral. First 50 guests in line will receive complimentary copies courtesy of Forty One Madison.
“The April show always brings a vibrant new energy as we celebrate the start of a new season. We’re excited to host attendees for a Market that will be in full bloom with brand new programming, products and partnerships,” Kristi Forbes, Forty One Madison director and senior vice president, said.
Forty One Madison has enlisted, industry veteran and founder of Table and Dine, Deborah Shearer, as the official New York Tabletop Market® Trend Expert. Shearer will identify new trends seen at-show and within the world of tabletop that will be revealed on Forty One Madison’s channels following the show.
On the social media front, Forty One Madison is continuing its Tastemaker Takeover program, with notable industry influencers signing on to the @41Madison Instagram to snap and share photos of their favorite finds and trends seen at Market. Followers can track Instagram takeovers from:
- Danielle Blundell, lifestyle director for Rachael Ray Every Day
- Naomi deManana, editor at large for Martha Stewart Living
- Deborah Shearer, founder at Table + Dine
Followers can also look forward to the new “Ask the Expert” series during which they’ll be able to submit questions to industry veterans like Shearer prior to market.
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