NEW YORK, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) and Family Media LLC will co-host and co-produce a series of baby events targeted at new and expectant under The Baby Show Series umbrella. There will be three two-day consumer events starting with the New York Baby Show on May 20-21 at Pier 94; followed by the Chicago Baby Show on August 26-27 at Navy Pier; and the LA Baby Show on November 4-5 at The Magic Box at The Reef.
"Family Media is proud to be partnering with JPMA leveraging their deep industry expertise with our parental consumer publishing and Baby Show production competence," says John Hurley, director of the Baby Show series and publisher of New York Family magazine. "We have held a highly successful Baby Show in NYC for six years; last year was our first in LA and it was extremely well-received. This Fall will be our first Baby Show in Chicago, where we anticipate another great event."
The Baby Show series is expected to draw more than 12,000+ families across our three events. These family-friendly events for new and expectant parents, allow guests to explore a mix of top products and services for maternity, baby, and toddler, and feature an inspiring menu of seminars and demonstrations from highly regarded figures from the world of parenting and pregnancy. Over the course of the two days, attendees will enjoy live entertainment featuring musical performances, children's characters, interactive play areas for toddlers, and the famous stroller test track.
Lead sponsors include BabyCenter, The Bump, Babyletto, Canon, DK Publishing, and Volvo Cars of Manhattan. Each will have booths and or engaging activations at their locations in the Show.
There will be more than 200 brands exhibiting across the Baby Show Series. Some include: Austlen Baby Co, Babies"R"Us, BabyBjorn, Britax, Chicco, Evenflo, Baby Tula, giggle, Happiest Baby, Ju-Ju-Be, Maxi-Cosi, Munchkin, Peg-Perégo, Stokke, Thule, Bugaboo, Kolcraft, Plum Organics, and UPPAbaby.
At all three Baby Shows, two of the leading authorities on babies and children will be featured: Jamie Grayson, "The BabyGuy," a nationally beloved expert in baby products and founder of the BabyGuy Gear Guide and Dr. Harvey Karp, the legendary top baby expert and one of America's most beloved and trusted pediatricians. Dr. Karp is the creator and author of the landmark books and DVD series, The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block as well as the creator of The Snoo.
The Baby Shows feature networks of parents and bloggers including City Dads Group, Momtrends Lamaze for Parents, The Moms Groups, the Prenatal Yoga Center, and Lucie's List.
The Baby Shows will benefit two charities: Good+ Foundation and Cookies For Kids' Cancer. Founded by Jessica Seinfeld, Good+ Foundation is a nonprofit organization that partners with a national network of leading programs to break the cycle of family poverty through the power of donated child products and life-changing family services. Cookies For Kids' Cancer raises funds for pediatric cancer research by supporting grassroots bake sales and other fundraising events.
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