National Stationery Show Partners With Bizbash To Build Special Event Planner Participation

New York—February 16, 2011—A valuable new relationship between the National Stationery Show® (NSS) and BizBash has been established, to market the Show to thousands of event planners from across the country and invite their participation in the nation’s leading marketplace for social stationery and related lifestyle products.  This marketing partnership aims to expand the attendance of event planners at the NSS, further diversifying the audience and creating new business opportunities for both exhibitors and retailers.

“This partnership is a perfect match since so many NSS exhibitors offer a range of event ready quality products for planners,” said Richard Aaron, president of BizBash.

“This exciting collaboration combines the extensive BizBash network with the diverse product resources and education available at the National Stationery Show,” said Patti Stracher, show manager.  “The Show provides the format for event planning professionals and specialty paper and lifestyle gift manufacturers to form new relationships in a context that presents the product depth and design capabilities of each manufacturer.”

Founded in 2000, BizBash is the leading trade media for the event industry. BizBash publishes magazines and e-newsletters, hosts websites, and produces tradeshows and award shows for corporate event and meeting professionals, event marketers, and sales, public relations, fund-raising, and human resource executives. The company is committed to assisting its readers and show attendees in uncovering ideas, gathering resources, finding inspiration, enhancing their careers, and creating effective meetings, events, promotions, and other face-to-face opportunities. complements the print magazines by offering the latest event news and information. BizBash serves event planners in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami/South Florida, New York, Orlando, Toronto and Washington.

The 65th annual National Stationery Show, the comprehensive source for greeting cards, social stationery and related lifestyle products, will run Sunday, May 15, through Wednesday, May 18, 2011, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.  The Show features nearly 900 exhibiting companies and attracts some 11,000 buyers worldwide.  The Show also presents excellent educational programming, product demonstrations, engaging events, roundtable discussions and networking opportunities throughout the market week.

The National Stationery Show is owned and managed by GLM.  For exhibitor information, contact Kelly P. Bristol, sales manager, at GLM, 1133 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10604.  Telephone (914) 421-3228.  Fax (914) 948-2918. E-mail Attendee information is available by contacting GLM’s Customer Relations Department, at (800) 272-SHOW or (603) 665-7524, or by email, at  Additional information and registration is available online, at

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