New York, NY (March 29, 2023) – An impressive roster of renowned commercial artists and leading industry brands have committed to Emerald’s upcoming SURTEX commercial art and surface design business-to-business (B2B) trade show. The early response from a broad base of artists and brands, including numerous international and first-time exhibitors, is indicative of the pent-up marketplace demand and strong interest in the first post-pandemic event scheduled for May 9-10, 2023 at New York City’s Metropolitan Pavilion.
Among the major names exhibiting and attending SURTEX 2023 by category are:
Returning US Exhibitors: Pink Light Design, Union Sq. Art Design Studio, Diane Harrison, Shannon McNab, Brenda Manley, Lauren Wan, and Wild Apple Graphics.
Returning International Exhibitors: Artwork Designs, Yuno Design Studio, Fabric and Designs Pty, Colwill & Waud, and Howard Robinson.
New International Exhibitors: Patternfield Software Pty, Antoinette et Freddy, Stella Marie Designs, Art House Design and Nebula Studio Bcn.
Other Notable New US Exhibitors: Amanda Klein, Chalet Flow Art, Christy Michelle Studio, LLC, Reagan Hayhurst Designs, Renee Graef Illustration, Elizabeth Stirling Designs, Gridsmith Studio, and A Fresh Bunch.
Notable Attending Companies: Bloomingdales, Creative Converting, CSS Industries, HarperCollins, Hasbro, Hobby Lobby, Housewares International, Lifetime Brands, Leanin’ Tree, Lindy Bowman, NBC Universal, Proctor & Gamble, Spirit Halloween, Top Flight, and York Wallcoverings.
“We couldn’t be more pleased with the exhibitor line up that will be on offer at this year’s show,” said Liz Hitchcock, SURTEX Brand Leader. “SURTEX 2023 has been completely redesigned as a stand-alone event to take place at a popular venue in Manhattan’s vibrant Chelsea neighborhood. We are creating an experience where both buyers and sellers of commercial art and design can expect truly collaborative engagement while connecting with the best names in the industry.”
Registration for event attendees is free of charge for trade professionals upon qualification of credentials. For a complete list of exhibitors or to register for attendance, please visit www.surtex.com. To secure limited remaining exhibit space at the upcoming show, contact email@example.com.
SURTEX is the leading tradeshow for the surface design and art sourcing industry. It brings together owners and creators of surface designs (artists, designers, studios, agents, licensors) with manufacturers, retailers, licensees and marketers that utilize original art and designs for product development needs. Since 1986, SURTEX has been the single event and global resource offering the full scope of art selling and licensing under one roof. The show connects up to 200 exhibitors featuring thousands of creative works by artists and designers from around the world, with hundreds of attendees from retail buyers and licensees to manufacturers and retailers. www.surtex.com.
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