Upcoming Events at NY Now

The Fair Trade Federation & World Fair Trade Organization are excited to announce our joint fair trade product display at NY NOW. Experience expertly crafted fair trade products at the display near registration and throughout the show! See where FTF members will be at the FTF NY NOW Exhibitor ListWe also invite you to join us at the following NY NOW events!

FTF Retailer Seminar

Saturday, August 11, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Javits Center, NYC

FTF is hosting an education opportunity for retailers on the setup day of NY Now, led by Kevin Natapow of Creative Retail Solutions and FTF Executive Director Chris Solt. This seminar will focus on strategic inventory control, operational best practices, and retail metrics, designed to help retailers maximize their sales potential, especially during the critical holiday gift-giving season. Learn more & sign up here.

Future of Fair Trade Panel Discussion

Monday, August 13, 1:30pm – 2:30 pm

Javits Center, NYC

By Hand Consulting will host fair trade leaders and entrepreneurs for a panel discussion on key issues in the marketplace. Learn how fair trade companies are expanding the market for artisans’ products. Speakers will include Andrea Reyes of the NYC Fair Trade Coalition, Bená Burda of Maggie’s Organics, Sarah Culler of Fair Trade Winds, Leslie Mittelberg of Swahili African Modern, Chris Solt of the Fair Trade Federation, and Erinch Sahan of the World Fair Trade Organization.  Register here.

Ethical Fashion Info Session

Monday, August 13, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Impact Hub, NYC

Move your sustainable fashion brand to the next level. Learn from friends near and far as we bring together brands and organizations who have made a commitment to fair trade. Discover how your business can incorporate the fair trade principles and UN Sustainable Development Goals to grow sales, customer loyalty, and reach customers beyond NYC. Register here.

Fair Trade Gathering

Tuesday, August 14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Gotham West Market, NYC

Join us for a fair trade gathering at Gotham West Market on Tuesday, August 14 at 6pm. Relax and network with fair trade friends after the show. All are welcome! RSVP here.