The Opportunity List: September 2019 Edition

The Opportunity List: September 2019 Edition

Discover the Latest Opportunities for Your Card & Gift Business Do you wish you had more opportunities for your business? Perhaps you want to win competitions or awards to boost your profile. Maybe you dream of seeing your products featured in the press? ...
Are You Ready for Thinking of You Week 2019?

Are You Ready for Thinking of You Week 2019?

Thinking of You Week 2019 is Just Around the Corner Thinking of You Week 2019 is returning for another special week of sending and receiving greeting cards. The aim is simple, to create a wave of happiness around the world! This year’s event will be the 6th Thinking...
2019 Finalists for Prestigious PaperAwards AW19 Announced

2019 Finalists for Prestigious PaperAwards AW19 Announced

Finalists for this Season’s PaperAwards  Unveiled by TopDrawer Organisers Top Drawer have recently announced the finalists for this Autumn’s PaperAwards AW19. Held twice a year at the Top Drawer’s Spring and Autumn shows, the awards celebrate design, creativity...
The Opportunity List: August 2019 Edition

The Opportunity List: August 2019 Edition

Discover the Latest Opportunities for Your Card & Gift Business Do you ever feel like you miss out on opportunities? You hear about an Awards scheme or a key piece of industry news a little too late? Well, that’s where The Opportunity List comes in. As we...
Best Service to the Independent Retailer Revealed

Best Service to the Independent Retailer Revealed

Henries Awards 2019 Unveils Finalists in the Best Service Category Henries Awards organisers have announced the 10 publishers who will be competing for the ‘Best Service to the Independent Retailer’ award. Hot on the heels of the finalists in the product...
Happy Birthday to Us… The Network Turns 9!

Happy Birthday to Us… The Network Turns 9!

Card & Gift Network Turns 9 Years Old First, apologies, this birthday post usually comes on the site’s actual birthday (Dec 1st) but other work has kept me away from the site much more than I’d like over the last year and a bit. I’m sorry. Going...
The Gift of the Year 2019 Finalists Are Here!

The Gift of the Year 2019 Finalists Are Here!

Gift of the Year 2019 Finalists Announced It’s that time of year again… Spring Fair is just around the corner and with the show comes the Gift of the Year 2019. Gift of the Year is an annual competition to find the best new giftware products. With the winners...
Are You the Next Big Star in the Stationery Industry?

Are You the Next Big Star in the Stationery Industry?

LaunchPad Stationery Competition Seeks Entries Organisers of the LaunchPad stationery competition have recently announced that this year’s contest is now open for entries.  Now in its 4th year, LaunchPad aims to find and support individuals and companies in...
Discover the Winners of the 2019 S/S PaperAwards

Discover the Winners of the 2019 S/S PaperAwards

New Year – New PaperAwards Winners Top Drawer organisers have recently announced the winners of this year’s popular PaperAwards.  Back for its 6th edition, SS19 PaperAwards is sponsored by G.F Smith. The PaperAwards aim to celebrate and recognise design,...
Retailers Have You Got Your Spring Season Toolkits Yet?

Retailers Have You Got Your Spring Season Toolkits Yet?

GCA Toolkits Aim to Help Retailers Promote 2019 Spring Seasons Do you need a little help promoting the Spring Seasons? It may still be cold and wintery but the Spring seasons are fast approaching and before you know it Valentine’s Day will be with us....
Top Drawer Will Launch New MR. Sector at Next Show

Top Drawer Will Launch New MR. Sector at Next Show

Top Drawer Announces the Launch of New MR. Sector The organisers of January’s Top Drawer have recently announced the launch of  MR. A new show sector dedicated to the men’s market. The new area will be presented as a concept store, showcasing an exclusive...
Top Drawer Launch Out of the Ordinary Campaign

Top Drawer Launch Out of the Ordinary Campaign

Top Drawer Spring 2019 Will Be “Out of the Ordinary” With the Spring trade shows just around the corner, it’s time to take a first look at what’s in store. Starting with Top Drawer Spring 2019. Known as one of our best trade shows for...
Giftware Association Launches New Awards for Consumers

Giftware Association Launches New Awards for Consumers

The Giftware Association Teams Up With The Insights People for New Award The Giftware Association (GA) has recently announced a new competition for the industry. Partnering with the award-winning tech company, The Insights People, the GA have launched ‘Kids Gift...
Are You Ready for Festive Friday 2018 ?

Are You Ready for Festive Friday 2018 ?

Greeting Card Association Unveils Toolkit for Festive Friday 2018 The UK’s Greeting Card Association (GCA) annual Christmas event, Festive Friday 2018 is just around the corner. Are you ready to take part? This year’s event takes place on Friday, 30th...
‘Make Your Pet Famous’ Goes Live in London

‘Make Your Pet Famous’ Goes Live in London

Card & Gift Company Takes Collection to the People (& their Pets). Tomorrow night designer Rose Hill is undertaking her 2nd ‘Make Your Pet Famous’ live event of the year. Building on her hugely popular range of ‘Make Your Pet Famous’...
The Quick & Easy Way for Retailers to Master the High Street

The Quick & Easy Way for Retailers to Master the High Street

Head to Autumn Fair this September & Learn How to Conquer the High Street It’s that time of year once again when Autumn Fair is on the horizon and this year’s show promises to be bigger and better than ever. Over 24,000 visitors are expected to travel...
Are You Ready for Thinking of You Week 2018?

Are You Ready for Thinking of You Week 2018?

Thinking of You Week 2018 is Coming! Now in its fifth year, Thinking of You Week 2018 is on the horizon. This year the event will run from Monday 24th – Sunday 30th September. Organised by the UK’s Greeting Card Association, Thinking of You Week 2018 is a...
World Calligraphy Day Returns for 2018

World Calligraphy Day Returns for 2018

Get Ready for World Calligraphy Day 2018 Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, World Calligraphy Day is back for the 2nd year. Hosted by the Pen Museum and Manuscript Pen Company, World Calligraphy Day 2018 celebrates the art of calligraphy and...
Gift Of The Year 2019 Is Open For Entries Now

Gift Of The Year 2019 Is Open For Entries Now

Do You Have a Winning Product for Gift of the Year 2019? It’s that time of year once again, The Gift of the Year 2019 competition is open to new entries. Held annually, The Gift of the Year Awards is the gift industry’s largest and most prestigious...
Are You the Next Big Thing in Stationery?

Are You the Next Big Thing in Stationery?

Who Should be Included in the Next ‘Thirty Under 30’? Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Thirty Under 30’, Stationery Matters Magazine is once again on the lookout for a new group of dynamic stationery designers. Thirty Under...

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