Apply to Attend Shoppe Object with Prosper Portland

Prosper Portland/Portland A&O is seeking to sponsor 4-6 Portland-based consumer goods companies to be part of a “Crafted in Portland” booth at Shoppe Object, February 1-3, 2020 at Pier 26 in New York City.

Shoppe Object is New York’s semiannual independent home and gift show. With a curated roster of visionary brands and makers presented in an elevated boutique setting, this event is known as the premier resource for merchants and influential editors. Created to serve a progressive retail and design community, Shoppe Object is dedicated to “the good, the beautiful, the inspired, the innovative, the well made.”

Prosper Portland is providing a shared booth space at this trade show to provide local, emerging A&O brands an affordable opportunity to gain brand exposure and build new wholesale opportunities. In addition to booth space, Prosper Portland will provide marketing and logistics support. Participants benefit from the community, collaboration and peer support provided by the curated booth.

To be considered for this opportunity, please fill out an application form by end of day Friday November 8, 2019.


To be considered, you must complete the full application. The application includes 3 different sections: Contact Information, Company Information and Trade Show Information – and should take about 15-30 minutes to complete.

Before you apply, please ensure you can meet these standards:

  • Be available to attend Shoppe Object on February 1-3 in New York City
  • Have product and display materials to ship to the trade show
  • Have trade show experience
  • Have the ability to support wholesale clients
  • Can cover travel, room and board, shipping and any booth costs that are incurred as part of the group’s design choices
  • Be available to meet in Portland in November and December to finalize decisions on booth design, shared shipping efforts, etc.

Please note: Applicants should have trade show experience and the ability to support wholesale clients. Participants need to commit to being in attendance on February 1-3rd, cover their costs of travel, room and board, shipping and any booth costs that are incurred as part of the group’s design choices. Priority will be given to Women-Owned and Minority-Owned businesses. Additional consideration will be given to those who are participating in Portland A&O’s 2019 Peer to Peer program

Prosper Portland/Portland A&O has previously sponsored emerging A&O/Consumer Products brands to attend a similar trade show, NY NOW, in August 2018, February 2019 and August 2019. This is the first time they will be attending Shoppe Object to provide brands a new opportunity and exposure for their wholesale business. For more information about previous trade show trips, read Crafted in Portland: 6 brands attending NY NOW and Local Makers Showcased at international market.


Prosper Portland creates economic growth and opportunity for Portland. Our vision is to make Portland one of the most globally competitive, healthy, and equitable cities in the world by investing in job creation, encouraging broad economic prosperity, and fostering great places throughout the city. We aspire to be a workplace of choice with passionate staff excelling in an open and empowering environment and sharing a commitment to our collective success.


Portland A&O powered by Prosper Portland aims to support the success of Oregon’s 800+ Athletic and Outdoor firms through community, peer-to-peer learning, events, and programming.