Aug 12, 2022
Gift + Stationery Week webinars are now available on-demand

Stationery Trends and Gift Shop®️ Plus presented an exciting week of free programming, Aug. 9-11, during its annual Gift + Stationery Week. This event  featured three interactive webcasts highlighting trends, diversity and the state of the industry in terms of omnichannel solutions, which are now available to watch on-demand. The Gift + Stationery Week launched with a celebration of the 2022 40 Under 40 Award winners

The sponsors for Gift + Stationery Week were Mud Pie and Las Vegas Market. Mud Pie is the leader in the home décor, gift and lifestyle space. And Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting thousands of furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination.

DAY 1 – Retail Chat with the 40 Under 40

Hosted by Debbie Eisele, managing editor of Gift Shop® Plus

Gift Shop® Plus and Stationery Trends introduced the Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 and held a panel discussion on the important topic of diversity and building an inclusive gift industry. The day’s panel included:


DAY 2 – Trend Talk

Hosted by Sarah Schwartz, editor in chief of Stationery Trends

Sarah and a group of 40 Under 40 winners talked about best selling product and the myriad decisions that shaped each panelist’s success. The talented panel of industry movers and shakers included:


DAY 3 – State of the Industry and Online Marketplaces

Hosted by Debbie Eisele, managing editor of Gift Shop® Plus

Debbie and an energetic panel of 40 Under 40 winners discussed omnichannel platforms, sales agencies and how retailers capturing online sales with tech-savvy consumers.The day’s panel included:


For more information on Gift + Stationery Week 40 Under 40 Class of 2022, visit

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