there's still time to visit the NYC veg fest. went yesterday & there was a ~15 minute wait to get in. it wasn't too crowded once i got in. tons of free samples, cookbook authors, speakers & great organizations on hand to meet.
nomeathlete was speaking when i was there. the vendor page lists all the companies that are there but i did see sweet & sara, rescue chocolates, vegan bodega, and these companies giving samples: