Gift For Life holds its industry fund raiser in New York City, during the winter New York International Gift Fair, then returns to present its prestigious “Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award” during the Gifts & Decorative Accessories Retailer Excellence Awards in August.
In addition to these annual events, Gift For Life is active throughout the year at other markets nationwide, as well as during industry gatherings such as the Gift & Home Trade Association’s golf outing.
For information about specific events:
Gift For Life and DIFFA team up to bring you our annual raucous party, at the scenic Central Park Boathouse. On January 29 – the opening night of the New York International Gift Fair® – the biggest players in the gift and home industries congregate to do it up at the gaming tables and raise money to fight AIDS too!
GFL Sample Sale
November 9, 2011 – January 8, 2012
Pacific Market Center tenant, Park Avenue Agents, hosts their 16th Gift for Life Sample Sale—an amazing opportunity that only comes around every other year. The 2009 sale raised $30,000 in support of Gift for Life’s charitable partner, DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS…since 1992, they’ve raised more than $250,000 total. For more info, click here.
World Market Center proudly presents its inaugural Gift for Life charity event during their annual summer gift show. Join gift and home industry friends at “the top of the stairs” as we enjoy cocktails, appetizers, live music, prizes, and a stunning view of glittering Las Vegas.
Tickets are a crazy-affordable $20 per person, so don’t delay. To purchase, click here.
Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award
Presented during the Retailer Excellence Awards ceremony
Sunday, August 14, 2011
6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York City
Introduced in 1951, the Retailer Excellence Awards are the oldest and most prestigious honors recognizing retail and individual achievement. By incorporating the Gift for Life Industry Achievement Award into the evening, we celebrate all that is best and brightest in the gift, home, and stationery industries.
To purchase tickets, click here.