7W New York Releases Event Schedule for Home Textiles Market Week

       

       

NEW YORK—7W New York has announced the following schedule of events for New York Home Textiles Market Week, which will run from Friday, Jan. 29 through Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010:
Friday, Jan. 29:
•International Buyer Appreciation Day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: open for all international buyers with showroom specials, raffles, giveaways and specialty refreshments.
Saturday, Jan. 30:
•Opening of NYC Baby & Kids Fair, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.: in-suite events with a spotlight on home textiles.
•Kids’ Keynote, Jan 30, 1 to 2 p.m., 11th Floor Event Space: presentation by Jenny Heinzen York, editorial director of Kids Today, on key business and fashion trends in the baby and kids business.
•Saturday Night at 7W, 5 to 7 p.m.: additional shopping hours with beer, wine and snacks offered throughout the building.
Sunday, Jan. 31
•NYC Baby & Kids Fair, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
•Complimentary buyers’ Lunch, noon to 2 p.m., 11th Floor Cafe.
•Kids’ Keynote: Out of the Mouths of Babes’ Moms, 1 to 2 p.m., 11th Floor Event Space: a panel of mothers and mothers-to-be discussing their wish list from baby-products and kids-products manufacturers and retailers, moderated by Lori Fisk-Connors, publisher of Baby & Children’s Product News.
•Gift For Life KINGS and QUEENS Casino Night, 6 to 10 p.m., 608 W. 28th St. at 11th Avenue, New York City: charity event benefiting the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.
Monday, Feb. 1:
•NYC Baby & Kids Fair, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
•Complimentary Buyers’ Lunch, noon to 2 p.m., 11th Floor Cafe: sponsored by The Giggle Guide.
Kids’ Keynote Presentation: Social Media Marketing to Moms, 1 to 2 p.m., 11th Floor Event Space: presentation by Leesa Valentino, editorial manager of The Giggle Guide, on how to use social media marketing to improve business operations.
•Sock Hop @ 7 W, 5 to 8 p.m., 11th Floor: ’50s-’60s era music along with extended shopping hours on the 11th floor and throughout the building, along with cocktails, appetizers and a chance to win one of five 8-gigabyte iPod Touches.
Tuesday, Feb. 2:
•Complimentary Buyers’ Lunch, noon to 2 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 3:
•Complimentary Buyers’ Lunch, noon to 2 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 4:
•Show Wrap-Up @ 7 W