San Juan Capistrano, Calif. -- Emerald Expositions Events, the business-to-business trade show, event and conference producer, announced the acquisition of Boutique Design New York (BDNY) and related assets from ST Media Group International (ST Media) and Hospitality Media Group (HMG).

Now in its ninth year, BDNY is a leading trade show and conference for boutique hospitality design professionals, primarily serving the eastern U.S., Canada and Europe. BDNY has been recognized among the fastest-growing trade shows in the U.S. for the past five years and was ranked the 145th largest U.S. trade show by Trade Show News Network in 2017.

Presented annually in November at New York City’s Javits Center, BDNY showcases high-end, unique and innovative design products for the hospitality industry. The two-day show brings more than 8,000 interior designers, architects, purchasing agents, and hospitality property owners and developers together with over 750 manufacturers and marketers of exceptional design elements for hospitality interiors.

In addition to BDNY, Emerald is acquiring the BDwest and HX: The Hotel Experience trade shows, the Hospitality Match, Senior Lifestyle Design Match, and Forum Series events, and Boutique Design, the partner magazine to BDNY.

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