BDNY Attendance Rose 16% YOY in 2023

New York, NY, December 1, 2023-Boutique Design New York (BDNY), a trade fair and conference for the boutique hospitality and lifestyle industry, gathered nearly 15,000 designers, architects, brand executives, hoteliers, developers, purchasers, manufacturers, and other professionals at the Javits Center November 12 and 13 to experience new products, conversations and networking events. 

BDNY maintained the momentum from 2022, a testament to the resilience and growth of the boutique and lifestyle hospitality industry. In comparison to 2022, the show saw a 16% increase in overall attendance, a 15% increase in qualified buyers, and a 20% increase in exhibitors. More than 650 exhibiting companies participated, which included a greater international presence with more companies exhibiting from Spain and Italy, plus new pavilions from Portugal and Ukraine. 

BDNY Meet, a platform for targeted connections between exhibitors and attendees, continued to serve as an important matchmaking tool both prior to and onsite at the trade fair. More than 3,700 attendees and exhibitors engaged with the matchmaking and meeting request tool, an increase of 17% compared to 2022.

This year’s Best Exhibit Competition winners included Daltile and Havwoods. 

The next edition of BDNY will be held at Javits Center, November 10 and 11, 2024.

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