Highlights from January 2015



Headline News

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market a Successful Source for Discovery

Opening its doors for manufacturers, retailers, exhibitors and the likes, the January Dallas Total Home & Gift Market solidified the Lonestar state as one of the premier centers for commerce and inspiration in the South. Running from January 14 through the 20th with unique and exclusive product, unmatched events and presentations, the January market offered fantastic finds for all [more] »



American Made Show's Move to Nation's Capital a Success

The American Made Show (formerly the Buyer's Market of American Craft) launched its first show under its new name in Washington, DC. The show featured nearly 600 exhibitors with all American and Canadian made and sourced products. Wendy Rosen, CEO and [more] »


Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market offers great finds for buyers and stellar entertainment for all

Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market reported strong sales after an eight-day run. Exhibitors across the 7.2 million-square-foot AmericasMart campus reported [more] »


Keeping It Fresh - How to Spot, Shop & Sell On-Trend Gift Items at NY NOW

Identifying and integrating trends can help you boost sales— whether jump-starting a new business or revitalizing an existing one. Join Susan Tucker of Giftware News and Baby & Kids for a lively trend discussion that will help [more] »



Gift & Home Bridgeway Collaborative Conference 2015 Conference Announced

The 2015 Gift & Home Bridgeway Collaborative Conference will take place Nov. 10-12 at the Renaissance Arboretum Hotel in Austin, Texas. The conference will bring together essential industry partners Gift & [more] »


Urban Expositions Parteners With Western Region Museum Store Association Chapter to Host Networking Reception During February 2015 SFIGF

Urban Expositions has partnered with the Western Region Chapter of the Museum Store Association (MSA) to host a networking reception during the upcoming February 21-24, 2015 San Francisco International Gift Fair (SFIGF). Scheduled for Monday, February 23 [more] »


2015 International Home + Housewares Show Sold Out

The 2015 International Home + Housewares Show sold out in late December, more than 10 weeks before opening day, according to the International Housewares Association, the Show's owner and operator. The Show begins at10 a.m. on Saturday, March 7 and closes at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. [more] »


Looking for Ideas & Trends - See the Latest in GWN's January GGD Digital Issue

Don't miss the latest digital Look Book Insider issue: NOW VIEWABLE ON all devices... [more] »