Las Vegas Market will host the 5th annual “Up on the Roof” gala charity event benefiting Gift For Life on Monday, Aug. 3, during the Summer 2015 Las Vegas Market, running Aug. 2- 6, 2015.

“Las Vegas Market is pleased once again to offer the industry the opportunity to combine networking with social awareness, with 100% of proceeds from this special event benefitting Gift For Life,” said Dorothy Belshaw, president of Gift & Home Décor, International Market Centers. “As the leading furniture, home decor and gift destination in the western United States, Las Vegas Market is doing its part to unite the industry against AIDS, and over the last four years Las Vegas Market’s special events have raised more than $40,000 to benefit Gift For Life.”

The “Up on the Roof” fundraiser and reception will be held in a spectacular setting — the WorldView Ballroom on the 16th Floor of Building B — showcasing stunning views of the Las Vegas skyline. From 6 to 8 p.m., party-goers will enjoy cocktails, appetizers, dancing, music and a Las Vegas-themed silent auction. Auction items will include hotel stays; restaurant vouchers; VIP services at top nightclubs; spa packages and many more. Tickets for the benefit are $25 and can be purchased online: Purchase tickets.

Read more about “Up on the Roof.”

RM Innovation — creators of RM Datalink, a program that automates retailers’ data product management process by streaming a vendor’s entire product catalog directly to a retail web store — was presented with the Gift and Home Trade Association/Gift for Life Honor of Excellence during the sixth annual ICON Honors on July 9 in Atlanta.  ICON 2015

RM Datalink greatly reduces the time- and cost-intensive data uploading and management processes and allows retailers to search and filter entire vendor catalogs online, giving smaller independent retailers the ability to compete with larger websites by greatly expanding web store product depth and breadth.

Gift for Life announced today that the Gift For Life/National Stationery Show team raised more than $27,700 for men, women, and families who are living with HIV/AIDS. With a generous $5,000 matching grant from DIFFA (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS), the team is just shy of its new $30,000 target, and donations will be accepted through June 12 at

GFL AIDS Walk NY TeamThis year marked the 4th consecutive cooperation of Gift for Life and the National Stationery Show to participate in the AIDS Walk NY, which takes place in New York City on Opening Day of the National Stationery Show. One small, but mighty team, walked the 10K route through Central Park and the other conducted a “virtual walk” through the Javits Center aisles in support of Gay Mens’ Health Crisis (GMHC), beneficiary of AIDS Walk NY. Read More