The first New York International Carpet Show (NYICS) will take place 27-30 September 2005 at Javits Center/North Pavilion, 37th Street and 11th Avenue, conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan. The trade show targets architects and interior designers and buyers who own carpet galleries and retail stores. It is expected to be the first of an annual showcase of modern high-end carpets.
Opening hours will be 12noon – 5pm on 27 September, 9am – 5pm on 28-29 September, and 9am – 3pm on 30 September. Admission is free and pre-registration is not required.
Among the most well known participating vendors are Woven Legends, Zollanvari, Haynes Robinson, Stile BK, New Moon, Lapchi, Amadi, Yayla and other key importers.
“Top European importers who would like to introduce their premium carpets to the American buyers next year are welcome to visit the show in anticipation of exhibiting in the autumn of 2006”, says the organizer of the show Dennis R. Dodds to Jozan Magazine.Dennis is an architect and Secretary-general of ICOC. He has long been active in promoting awareness and appreciation of Oriental carpets to collectors and to the public.