For More Information: Louis Arnaud (Public Relations & Media Marketing) Louis.Arnaud@vaporfair.com or +1-267-262-2794
Hookah and vapor lifestyle expo coming to New York City on December 16th & 17th 2017 in the U.S.
New York City, NY – August 28th, 2017. Messe Stuttgart Inc., the American subsidiary of Landesmesse Stuttgart, and the event company Projekt 20drei10 GmbH are partnering on a trade show for vapor and hookah products by gathering the entire community in the New York tristate area. The "HookahFair meets VaporFair” show will be held in the U.S. at the Resorts World Casino in New York City on December 16th & 17th 2017.
"We are expanding the portfolio of Messe Stuttgart in the USA with this exciting new lifestyle show. Our expertise in the American trade show industry coupled with the professional competence of our partner is a promising combination" said Dr. Corinna Basler, Vice President of Messe Stuttgart, Inc. With more than 20,000 visitors and 200 exhibitors from 74 countries at the show in Frankfurt, The HookahFair meets VaporFair has long established itself as the world’s premier expo for hookah and vape lifestyle. The show is open to the public and integrates B2B and B2C opportunities. “Since the success of our expos took place in Germany, we are now proud to export this success worldwide, especially to New York City. The show is a great occasion for brands, distributors, and customers to meet and take the pulse of the market.” continued Aytac B. Leyla, CEO of Projekt 20drei10 GmbH.
The expo has become a landmark for major distributors, as well as a must-attend event for vape consumers and trade visitors. The show will offer attendees the opportunity to sample a wide variety of the latest products on the market and learn about new trends in the industry. Attendees will also have a chance to meet our show ambassador Miss Vapor 2017 who will host exclusively the Miss VaporFair NYC crowning on the second day of the expo. Influencers, as well as regional advocates will lead a discussion panel about the latest FDA updates to the vaping and hookah community. Follow HookahFair and VaporFair on social media or visit the expo’s official websites for more details about this exciting new show.
Alex Clark, (Alex Clark, Executive Director, CASAA). Alex Clark is the executive director of The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association (CASAA). As a volunteer and CASAA's first paid, full-time legislative coordinator, Alex has been responsible for the organization's legislative advocacy and grassroots engagement for the past three years. He will be speaking on behalf of consumers to learn how to get involved in advocacy and the latest (as of December 2017) hot-button issues that will affect them. CASAA (Consumer Advocates for Smoking Alternatives Association) more details at http://casaa.org/
Andrew Osborne is the president and co-founder of Vapor Trail Electronics Inc, which was one of the first vapor retail stores in New York State. He was named co-chairman of the NY chapter of the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) in 2015 and was elected to the national board of SFATA in 2016. Currently, Andrew is the Vice-President of the New York State Vapor Association (NYSVA). Prior to entering the vapor products industry, Andrew had extensive experience working with the FDA and other government agencies and he received a federal license in customs brokerage. More info at www.http://vaportrail.com and www.nysva.org
Deanna Clark-Esposito is the Managing Attorney of the New York City based Clark-Esposito Law Firm, P.C., a boutique firm rooted in assisting domestic and foreign companies with matters involving US federal laws including, the FDA and “Tobacco Products” (e-cigs/e-liquids/hookah, etc.), US Customs and imports, and Dept. of Commerce and OFAC on exports. She will be presenting on “Making Sense of FDA’s ‘Tobacco Products’ Compliance Framework” where she will provide an overview of current obligations, deadlines, and what is on the horizon for the vape industry in terms of FDA regulations and compliance. Deanna will also be offering 20 min. one-on-one sessions for additional discussion with exhibitors and attendees alike. Deanna writes editorial content on FDA legal compliance for the vape industry’s "B2B Wholesaler Magazine." More about her and the firm may be found at www.clarkespositolaw.com
Gregory Conley is the president of the American Vaping Association (AVA), a nonprofit organization that champions regulatory policies toward vapor products designed to maximize the effectiveness of vaping for quitting smoking. He is one of the most prominent defenders of vaping in the United States and has appeared on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. In addition to his work with the AVA, Mr. Conley is an attorney and a consultant on vaping legislative and regulatory issues. He began working on vaping issues in 2010 after quitting smoking with a vapor product while in law school. He served as the pro bono legislative director for the Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association from 2011 to 2014
Miss Vapor USA & Miss VaporFair Contest:
On the second day of the expo, Miss Vapor USA 2017 Cam Johnson & Bernadette Macias will host the Miss VaporFair Contest with a $1,000 cash prize for the winner and more! To apply, please reach out to Cam Johnson at email@example.com Must be 21+ to enter and participate.
Dates, Hours & Location:
Resort World Casino – New York City. Central Park Event Space 110-00 Rockaway Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11420, USA
Date: December 16th & 17th 2017
B2B and B2C: Saturday: 10:00am – 06:00pm - Sunday: 10:00am – 05:00pm
By Subway: Take the A Train (Far Rockaway branch) to the Aqueduct/North Conduit Station. When you arrive, walk on the platform back to the Aqueduct Racetrack Station. View More information at Hop Stop and/or MTA Trip Planner.
By Bus: The Q37 stops inside Resorts World Casino New York City property.Area serviced via Q11, Q7, Q37, Q41. The Q37 connects to the E and F subway lines at Kew Gardens/Union Turnpike.
For more information:
www.vaporfair.com www.hookahfair.com http://www.rwnewyork.com
Follow us on social media:
Facebook: facebook.com/hookahfair and facebook.com/vaporfair
Twitter: @HookahFairUSA and @VaporFairUSA
Instagram: @VaporFairUSA and @HookahFairUSA
Videos & Impressions from our last show in Germany
Marketing flyers and advertisements
List of Media Partners & Registered Exhibitors: http://vaporfair.com/newyork/list-of-exhibitors/
This event is supported by the New York State Vapor Association, The American Vapor Association & The Smoke Free Alternative Trade Association. More details on www.nysva.org , www.vaping.org & www.sfata.org