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Tech Entrepreneurs Soar at Propelify Innovation Festival

The Propelify Innovation Festival will bring together 8,000+ entrepreneurs and innovators for talks, tech, exhibitors, music, VCs, VR, drones, music, food, drinks, and so much more. Happening October 3 at Pier A Park in Hoboken NJ, Propelify covers the world of health care, how science will affect our lives, crypto currency and blockchains, commerce, retail, and business with over 70 speakers. Onsite events and competitions include a casting call for the show Elevator Pitch as well as TechstarsStartup Competition to send an entrepreneur to Los Angeles for the Entrepreneur's Casting Call.

Other onsite events include a Women in Tech Lounge, a chance to learn about partnering with Amazon, a drone racing training area, and more.

To learn more, go to:

Propelify Innovation Festival
October 3, 2019

Pier A Park
Hoboken, NJ

2019 New York Art Book Fair Rings in Autumn

NYABF 2018. Photo by Charlie Rubin

Fall is upon us, and that means so is the return of the NY Art Book Fair. Held at MoMA PS1 (22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City) from September 22 to the 25th, the NY Art Book Fair features over 370 exhibitors from 30 countries, with art publications from all over on display. Free and open to the public, the fair includes special exhibitions, talks, workshops, book launches and performances, as well as many off-schedule events hosted by individual publishers. The fest was founded in 2005 by Printed Matter’s and has become the leading international gathering for the distribution of artists’ books.

 Special portions of the show include The Stage, a space with over 20 performances from musicians and sound artists to poets and performance artists. The Dome Spotlights is a new curated section of 34 exhibitors, whose selection was based on a single artists’ book project, now presented in expanded form on occasion of the Fair.

For more info, go to:

2019 New York Art Book Fair
September 20 - 22, 2019

22-25 Jackson Ave.
Long Island City, NY 11101

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition Helps Seed Hemp Growth in NYC


The burgeoning world of cannabis dispensaries is getting bigger and bigger every day, and the  Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBE) is here to inform and help people navigate it. The CWCBE has installments in Los Angeles and Boston, but the New York one is held at the Jacob Javits Center from May 29 to June 1, 2019. The CWCBE assists dispensaries, growers, supplies, investors, medical professionals, government regulators with the growing world of weed.

CWCBE spotlights charity and social events, educational programs, new product launches, town halls, and networking events for the enterprising pot purveyor. Educational panels inform on the medicinal properties of cannabis, use in therapy for returning vets, speculation on the future of the hemp industry, workshops, and more.

To learn more go to:

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition
May 29 - June 1, 2019

Jacob Javits Center

Art New York Brings Painters to the Pier


The fifth edition of Art New York returns to Pier 94 Thursday, May 2 through Sunday, May 5, kicking off the spring art fair season. With paintings, sculptures, photography and more from the contemporary, modern, post-war and pop eras, Art New York has something for everyone. Special exhibitions include Jerkface’s series of Popeye pieces, Artika’s new Artists Books, and a special exhibition curated by the New York Academy of Art’s President David Kratz.

The fair will feature works from the primary and secondary market of KAWS, RETNA, Pablo Atchugarry, Jean Michel Basquiat, Fernando Botero, George Condo, Salvador Dali, Jean Dubuffet, Willem de Kooning, Shepard Fairey, Keith Haring, Damien Hirst, Robert Indiana, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Longo, Francisco Masó, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Richard Prince, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, and Andy Warhol.

To learn more, go to:

Art New York
May 2 - 5, 2019

Pier 94
711 12th Ave.
New York, NY 10019

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