JPMA Baby Show Opens Exhibit Sales With Strong Industry Support
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Posted by: Kathleen Chaplick
JPMA BABY SHOW OPENS EXHIBIT SALES WITH STRONG INDUSTRY SUPPORT
The new trade show, conference and consumer day event immediately secured key brands
MT. LAUREL, NJ (October 12, 2016) The JPMA Baby Show, a JPMA and Family Media event opened sales on September 26, for a members-only priority period to an enthusiastic welcome from the industry. The Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA) reports that more than 31% of the exhibit space was sold in the first week, with 20% of the floor snapped up within the first 48 hours. Early adopters included some of the industry’s most established brands and known “destination” points at any juvenile products event.
Underscoring the importance of the broad and early support for the JPMA Baby Show, JPMA expressed gratitude to the members who made early commitments to the event:
4moms LLC., A.D. Sutton & Sons, Arm’s Reach Concepts, Inc., Baby Comfy, Baby Delight Inc., Baby Trend, Inc., Balboa Baby & Co. LLC., Baby Tula LLC., The Boppy Company, BreathableBaby LLC., BumbleRide, Chicco, Creative Baby, Inc., CYBEX, Delta Children’s Products, Diono, Evenflo Co. Inc., GB GmbH, Joovy, Keekaroo, Kolcraft, Primo, Little Unicorn, Mommy’s Helper Inc., Ju-Ju-Be, Nuna, OXO International, Prince Lionheart, Skip Hop Inc., Project Nursery, Regal Lager, Rollplay, The J.L. Childress Co., and ZoLi.
“Our members are really responding to the opportunity to engage consumers for education and research purposes without an additional fee or set-up,” says Kelly Mariotti, Executive Director, JPMA. “We strongly encourage our members to take advantage of the exclusive member benefit of priority reservation.”
The JPMA Baby Show is the cornerstone of The Baby Show Series, a new partnership between JPMA and Family Media, publishers of New York Family magazine and producers of the New York Baby Show. For 2017, the Series will include the JPMA Baby Show, New York Baby Show, Chicago Baby Show and LA Baby Show.
The JPMA Baby Show will take place May 9-13, 2017. It will host over 300,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space at the Anaheim Convention Center. The headquarters hotel will be the Anaheim Marriott, which is adjacent to the convention center. The program includes three days (20 hours) of trade show exhibits, dedicated time for education and networking, culminating on Saturday, May 13 with the largest consumer baby show floor in North America.
The priority reservation period for JPMA members, allowing members to select their booth preferences, is open until November 13. For exhibitor applications received after November 13, 2016, from both JPMA members and non-members, booth space location will be at the discretion of Show Management. Companies that are not currently members of JPMA that wish to take advantage of the priority sales period and other significant show benefits and discounts may learn more about becoming a JPMA member by contacting Lauren Pfeiffer at email@example.com. For more information on the JPMA Baby Show visit www.JPMABabyShow.org or email JPMABabyShow@jpma.org.
About The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA)
The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) is a national trade organization of 215 companies in the United States, Canada and Mexico. JPMA exists to advance the interests, growth and well-being of North American prenatal to preschool product manufacturers, importers and distributors marketing under their own brands to consumers. It does so through advocacy, public relations, information sharing, product performance certification and business development assistance conducted with appreciation for the needs of parents, children and retailers. Each year, JPMA sponsors Baby Safety Month in September to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of the safe use and selection of juvenile products.
To find out more information about the JPMA Certification Program, the products certified and for a complete listing of JPMA members, please visit www.jpma.org. Follow JPMA on Twitter @JPMA, connect with JPMA on Facebook or on YouTube and visit www.jpma.org to learn more about additional safety tips and other JPMA initiatives.
About Family Media, LLC.
Family Media produces the largest consumer show for new and expectant families in the country – the New York Baby Show. 2016 marks expansion to California and the first annual LA Baby Show held November 5-6. Lead by New York Family Magazine and NewYorkFamily.com, Family Media reaches over 120,000 families per month through print magazines, online platforms, and local community events including the New York Family Camp Fair Series and education recognition awards. More information is available at www.NewYorkFamily.com.
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Media Contact: Victor Domine (JPMA)
Sales Contact: John Hurley (Family Media, LLC.)
***Editorial Note: Graphics, interviews and photos are available upon request***