Mar 28, 2022
Nominations open for the 2022 Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards

The highly anticipated 40 Under 40 Awards is back! Nominations are now open. With its fresh new look and logo, Gift Shop® Plus and Stationery Trends are thrilled to once again recognize the Gift + Stationery industry’s next generation of leaders. The 40 Under 40 Awards will honor 40 outstanding individuals making their marks in the industry – who are demonstrating leadership, innovation, creativity and commitment. Nominate yourself or someone you know to be part of the Class of 2022. Deadline is May 20.

2022 Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards logo

2022 Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards

The 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 will be honored on Aug. 9-11, during Gift + Stationery Week, and recognized in the Fall 2022 print and digital issues of Gift Shop Plus and Stationery Trends magazines. 

The Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 awards are sponsored by Mud Pie

About the Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards

Launched in 2017 by Gift Shop Plus and Stationery Trends, 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.

Nominations can be submitted here,

Questions can be directed to Stephanie Leon-Santiago at


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