NADI’s 2009 winter market has a new name, a new location and a fresh focus on the visual and design resources that will inspire creative retail environments in the months ahead. Renamed the Retail Design Collective, this showroom event and conference will be held in New York December 9-11.
Daily conference sessions, 10 of the showrooms and registration will be housed at the new show headquarters, 7 W. 34th St. “This single show in December focuses our businesses for the year ahead,” says Dan Evans, svp, creative, marketing and sales for Goldsmith, one of this year’s showroom participants. “It provides the fashion and design industry’s point of view within the context of creative new products presented in innovative showrooms.”
That creativity will be on display in the showrooms of a record 28 participating companies: Adco Group World; Adel Rootstein Mannequins; Alpha Display Co. Inc.; Alu; Architectural Systems Inc.; Bernstein Display; B&N Industries; Christine Taylor Collection; Circle Visual Inc.; DK Display Corp.; Elevations Inc.; Goldsmith; Holiday Foliage Inc.; Holiday Image/Holiday Pro; Hudson & Broad; Jesco Lighting; JP Metal America; Leo Prager Inc.; Lifestyle/Trimco; Manex USA; Material ConneXion; Megavision; Mondo Mannequins/Sellutions by Econoco; Patina-V; Rho; RTR Packaging; Siegel & Stockman/Superior Model Form; and Universal Display & Design.
“The December market shows domestic and international clients what’s fab for the coming year,” says Michael Steward, evp, Adel Rootstein Mannequins, also a participating showroom.
For more details, visit retaildesigncollective.com.