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Seminars Set for August Shows at 7 W New York

Posted on July 21, 2010 by HFN Staff

NEW YORK-The 7 W New York showroom building has prepared a schedule of seminars to take place during next month's Gift & Home Textiles Market Week and NYC Baby & Kids Fair.

Christina Norsig, founder and chief executive officer of PopUpInsider, will deliver the keynote presentation on Aug. 14 at 4 p.m., titled "Pop-Up Shop 101" and focus on how retailers can create a successful pop-up shop. On Aug. 16 from 1 to 2 p.m., Gifts and Decorative Accessories magazine will sponsor a retailer roundtable in which past winners of the Retail Excellence awards will discuss what it takes to be an award recipient. On Aug. 17 from 1 to 2 p.m., Baby & Kids magazine will conduct a speed-selling event of infant and children's products that will be showcased at the NYC Baby & Kids Fair.

Every day during show hours, attendees may visit the Buyer's Lounge on the seventh floor at 7 W for a free tutorial on the uses of Facebook and Twitter for business, and can ask questions to experts on social media who will be on hand.

The Norsig presentation will take place in the 7 W Event Suite. The retailer roundtable and speed-selling session will take place in the building's 11th floor Event Space.