Mud Pie signs on as gold sponsor of Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards
The inaugural Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards, presented by leading specialty retail magazines Gift Shop, Stationery Trends and Museums & More, is excited to welcome Mud Pie as a Gold Sponsor. As a sponsor, Mud Pie will join the magazines in honoring 40 rising industry stars under the age of 40, during the upcoming Summer Las Vegas Market.
“We’re thrilled to have such an outstanding company support this new initiative, considering Mud Pie’s long-standing reputation for cultivating innovation and industry leadership among its team,” said Kim Baker, COO and Specialty Retail Division Publisher of Great American Media Services. “We look forward to further expanding this awards program with them as a partner and celebrating our industry’s next generation.”
Nearly 140 young professionals were nominated for the first-ever Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards, with 40 honorees selected by representatives of Gift Shop, Stationery Trends, Museums & More, the Gift & Home Trade Association (GHTA) and GHTA’s Young Gift Executives Program (YGE). Honorees will be revealed and honored on Sunday, July 30, from 5-7 p.m. at the Las Vegas Market.
To register to attend the Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony free of charge, visit giftshopmag.com, stationerytrends.com or museumsandmore.com. Nomination details for the 2018 Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards will be available online beginning January 2018.
Launched in 2017 by Gift Shop, Stationery Trends and Museums & More magazines, the Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards recognize the next generation of specialty retail industry leaders. The awards are open to all segments of the industry – from retailers and manufacturers, to designers and industry associations – with honorees selected based on leadership qualities, creativity, innovative thinking and commitment to the industry. The awards are presented in partnership with the Gift & Home Trade Association (GHTA) and its Young Gift Executives Program, and hosted by the Las Vegas Market.