Prosper Portland Opportunity: Apply to Attend Shoppe Object 2023

Prosper Portland/Portland A&O is seeking to sponsor 5 Portland-based consumer goods companies to be part of a “Portland Supply” booth at Shoppe Object, August 13-15, 2023 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 apparel, accessories, and consumer goods 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 March 31, 2023.


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 August 13-15 in New York City
  • Have product and display materials to ship or bring to the trade show
  • Have trade show experience
  • Can 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 June to finalize decisions on booth design, shared shipping efforts, etc.

Please note: Applicants should have some trade show experience and the ability to support wholesale clients. Participants need to commit to being in attendance on August 13-15, 2023, 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 BIPOC-Owned businesses. Final selection will be made by Shoppe Object organizers, as this is a curated trade show. 

Prosper Portland/Portland A&O has previously supported emerging A&O/Consumer Products brands to attend similar trade shows such as, NY NOW, Outdoor Retailer, ISPO, and Shoppe Object. Brands selected to attend secure wholesale orders, build new retailer relationships, observe trends in the industry, and attend related educational or networking events. 


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.