New York Gift Fair Opens
January 25, 2013,
NEW YORK-The New York International Gift Fair and the Gift & Home Textiles Market begin today.
The Gift Fair is open at Passenger Ship Terminal Piers 92 and 94, and will open at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center tomorrow. Hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at the Javits Center, with a 2 p.m. close on Wednesday, Jan. 30.
The gift industry will gather tomorrow evening (Sunday) for Gift For Life's Party for Life at New York City's Boathouse in Central Park. Gift For Life awards will be presented to Global Views and Whereoware, and live and silent auctions will help to raise funds for DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.
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