Jacob K. Javits Convention Center


Bisousoleil has a unique approach to sun tan and bronzing cosmetics. They create a tan that makes you feel thinner, sexier and healthier by excluding the sun’s UV rays that age the skin faster than anything. For more information, please visit

The Potter's Workshop

The Potter’s Workshop was founded in 1991. The company sell ceramic glazes, underglazes, pottery supplies and a wide range of ceramics. Each piece is painted with artists’ particular signature and style making a collectable object of beauty for everyday use.  The wares are completely unique, with a sophisticated African feeling and are dishwasher and microwave safe.  For more information, please visit

Shirley's Rustic Frames

Shirley’s Rustic Frames was established in January 2009. The wood that is used to produce these unique rustic frames makes use of flooring boards, ceiling boards, cornish, picture rails, door frames and skirting from demolished buildings so no two frames are alike. For more information, please visit

SHA Kiddies Interiors

SHA Kiddies Interiors deliver contemporary yet functional furniture, great quality at a reasonable price by putting together a funky great look that is trendy for the baby and practical for the parent. For more information, please visit

Dustay's Office Design

Dustay's Office Design is a vendor of quality office furniture and accessories.  The company is situated in Philippi, Cape Town which is accessible to a broad customer base.  With a floor are of +/- 1200 square meters of manufacturing and spray finishers, it can produce good quality and smooth production output.  For  more information, please contact the South African Consulate General.

Hex Valley Down Products

In the heart of the Hex Valley, situated snugly between the valleys and the mountains, we find De Doorns, where the beautiful vineyards are spread out like a majestic quilt amidst the blue-gray mountains. It is on one of these farms where the resourceful farmer’s wife, Christine Jordaan, has been running a goose down-business for 20 years. She started with little more than a great idea and a love for working with her hands, and today – Hex Valley Down Products are well-known across the country.  For more information, please visit

Lula Fabrics

Established in 2007, Lula Fabrics offers bold, colorful and romantic statements to brighten any interior.  All designs are printed in Cape Town on mostly locally produced sumptuous linens and cottons allowing for an artisinal hand printed look and feel. For more information, please visit

South African exhibitors at the 2013 New York International Gift Fair.


A unique treatment for dry and cracked feet. Medi-Heel was founded in 2005 and its range of pedicure products have revolutionized the way in which spas conduct foot treatments for dry and cracked heels. The company packs and dispatches products from Cape Town to spas and home use customers the world over. With Medi-Heel, gone are the days of filing and blading. And there’s no more dust. With a single, gentle treatment all the dead skin can be removed from the heel using a chemical foot peel. The Medi-Heel solution uses keratolytic chemicals to soften the stratum corneum and dissolve dead skin cells. It’s a completely safe chemical peel for the feet.  Developed and manufactured in our labs in South Africa, Medi-Heel’s products are ideal for home or spa use. For more information, please visit

Echobay Trading

Echobay Trading manufactures handcrafter Frenck oak cheese boards and platters in the Cape winelands from recycled red wine barrels.  The Cape Vineyard Brand is exported to Europe, Australia and New Zealand. For more information.

Bellabaci International

The Bellabaci cupping therapy massage is based on proven ancient holistic cupping therapy methods without the associated side effects, i.e. bruising or marking.  Bellabaci massage cups are made of high grade medical silicone, a huge improvement on the traditional glass or plastic based cups, transforming and adding to cupping therapy techniques. For more information, please visit

Dark Horse

Dark Horse started out of a passion for design and a need for furniture that would not require extravagant cost but could satisfy the owner’s elegant taste.  Owner and designer Lise du Plessis has travelled and researched extensively, and uses this experience to cultivate a catalogue that manages to take the best ingredients from all approaches. Having studied and worked in interior design, Lise has a deep appreciation for the masters of architecture and interiors.  For more information, please visit

Left to right: Consul Gugulethu Gingqi, Jeff Govan (Business Development Manager) and Bing Alo- Villareal (Export Marketing Manager) from the South African Consulate General in New York City.

Myrna Peralta (left) from the Economic Section of the South African Consulate General with Mark Henegan (right,) owner of Madiba Restaurant.  The restaurant offers a unique South African experience (the first of its kind in the United States). Since 1999 it brought guests traditionally prepared specialties from South Africa. Its concept is steeped in the tradition of a Shebeen, the informal dining halls in South African townships. For more information, please visit

Forest Creations

Forest Creations' designs are inspired by the natural curves, colors and shapes of trees. It is an eco-friendly green based business - all products are made from storm-damaged, felled or dead trees. Each product is unique and made to the highest standard of craftsmanship using various local and exotic timbers, including red gum, white gum, stone pine, oak, blackwood, yellowwood, stinkwood, camphor, wild olive and cypress.  The company is based in Cape Town but ships worldwide. Forest Creations manufacture contemporary furniture for hotels, guest houses and retail shops. For more information, please visit

Consul General George Monyemangene (far right) visits South African booths at the 2013 New York International Gift Fair.


The South African delegation at the the 2013 New York International Gift Fair.