Colors: Blue Color

Leading floor covering and home accents manufacturer Nourison Home has appointed Wayne Pezzino as the new VP of Sales. Pezzino will lead and direct the company’s sales team, helping Nourison Home strengthen and grow its brick-and-mortar sales channels.

COVER Connect New York is back in its popular Chelsea location with its familiar combination of exciting new exhibitors and favorite returning companies. Hosting forty esteemed international brands, on September 14–16, 2024, in central Manhattan, it promotes the extraordinary and timeless potential of woven flooring, from the traditional Persian or Turkish rug to ultra-modern art pieces and everything in between. Expect to discover new collections, the latest designs, and technical developments, plus a huge range of custom rug options, in an inspiring and supportive environment.

Registration to visit COVER Connect New York is free and open now. The trade show is open to industry professionals only. Register at

The Mid-September dates coincide with New York Home Fashion Market Week (September 16–19) and New York Textile Month (NYTM) (September 1–30) to offer visitors cross-over shopping opportunities. 

Participating brands have been carefully selected to present the widest possible variety of production and styles. Offering bespoke options for the residential and commercial sectors, the exhibitors bring experience, knowledge, and passion for handmade rugs, weaving, design, and innovation. Visitors can shop for the latest product offerings, be inspired by design-led collections, and converse with forward-thinking, knowledgeable rug industry people. Buyers receive an unrivaled insight into weavings available today, from exclusive, artisan-made artworks to more affordable, stylish carpeting solutions.

CCNY 2023

2024 EXHIBITORS (with more to be announced) 

Anadol Rug Company - Asha Carpets - Asia Minor Carpets - Battilossi - Bespoke Tibetan Carpets - Caravan - Creative Matters - Creative Touch - Design Materials Inc. - Eliko Rug Gallery - French Accents - Harounian Rugs International - Jade Industries - Jaipur Living - Kirkit Rugs - Knot & Co. - Knots Rugs - Label STEP - Lapchi - Lila Valadan - Momeni - New Moon - Pampas Leather - Paulig - Rebel Carpets - Rug & Kilim - S&H Rugs - Samad Rugs - Stark Studio Rugs - Sumaq Alpaca - Tamarian - Tibet Rug Company - Tissage - Wendy Morrison Design - Wool & Silk - Zollanvari

CCNY 2023


  • Saturday, September 14, 9 am–5 pm
  • Sunday, September 15, 9 am–5 pm
  • Monday, September 16, 9 am–3 pm


  • COVER Connect New York Party from 7–9 pm on Sunday, September 15, 2024. The address for the venue—a private bar, with an open-air terrace, in a Manhattan hotel—will be shared with visitors at the show.
  • CCNY exhibitor Rug will host a Pre-Party with 2025 Fine Weave Collection Preview & Kilim, 11 am–6 pm on Friday, September 13.
  • The ‘Woven Dreams: A Tibetan Rug Art Competition’ Awards Ceremony will be hosted by CCNY exhibitor Bespoke Tibetan Carpets at Tibet House US, at 6 pm on Saturday, September 14.

RSVP to all events can be completed upon registering to attend CCNY 2024.


The two neighboring venues, the Metropolitan Pavilion and The Altman Building, Manhattan, NYC are linked by internal doors, so there is just one registration desk in the Metropolitan Pavilion, which enables visitors seamless access to the entire show.


The organizers of COVER Connect New York are pleased to offer visitors to the show a discounted rate on hotel bookings made before August 12, 2024. Register to visit CCNY to receive access to accommodation offers at our partner hotels Dream Downtown and Hyatt House New York/Chelsea, each a 10-minute walk from the show.


All CCNY 2024 registrants are automatically entered into a prize draw to win two free hotel nights at one of our partner hotels, Dream Downtown, during the 2024 show. The winner will be announced in July.


Creative Matters recently opened its new office in the heart of Brussels, Belgium, located at Palazzo Creative Workspace. It is led by Clémence Hardelay, Director of Design, Europe, who has spearheaded the growth in the region. The new European hub also services clients in the United Arab Emirates and Asia Pacific markets. Newly hired senior textile designer, Laurie Francois, will support Clémence in design and project development.