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:

oInternational 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:

oOpening of NYC Baby & Kids Fair, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.: in-suite events with a spotlight on home textiles.

oKids' 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.

oSaturday Night at 7W, 5 to 7 p.m.: additional shopping hours with beer, wine and snacks offered throughout the building.

Sunday, Jan. 31

oNYC Baby & Kids Fair, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

oComplimentary buyers' Lunch, noon to 2 p.m., 11th Floor Cafe.

oKids' 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.

oGift 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:

oNYC Baby & Kids Fair, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

oComplimentary 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.

oSock 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:

oComplimentary Buyers' Lunch, noon to 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 3:

oComplimentary Buyers' Lunch, noon to 2 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 4:

oShow Wrap-Up @ 7 W

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