Stationery Trends and Gift Shop® Plus are proud to present the gift industry’s superstars with the 40 Under 40 Awards. This program acknowledges the new generation of gift industry extraordinaires. From shop owners and managers to stationers and company founders, we’re paying homage to those under forty for their seemingly countless contributions to an industry we adore.

The Class of 2022 is being honored during a reception on Sunday, July 24 during Las Vegas Market and during the Gift + Stationery Week virtual event. In addition, watch and learn more about trend forecasts, cause marketing and issues facing retailers.

To learn more about the honorees, click on their name or photo.

For more information on Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards, please contact Caroline Feehery.

Class of 2017

Caitlin AbshierCait & Company

Joanna AlbertiphiloSophies

Lauren Miller BrekkeMud Pie Sales Division, OneCoast

Steven BroukhimBrouk and Company

Chad CorzineThe Urban Agriculture Company

Paul Cosaro

Paul CosaroPicnic Time Family of Brands

Jessica DeanOklahoma City Zoo & Botanical Garden

Leslie DickinsonMud Pie Sales Division, OneCoast

Christa DyerThe DoSeum: San Antonio’s Museum for Kids

Lauren GryniewskiOld Tom Foolery / Modern Lore / Greater Goods

Molly HatchMolly Hatch Designs

Lindsay HenryInklings Paperie

Katie HuntTradeshow Bootcamp

Davidson LewisEco Brands Group, Makers of Alchemy Goods

Inger McDowell-HartyeWith Love from PDX

Carina MurrayCrow & Canary

Elizabeth OlwenMadison Park Group

Esther Ossei-AntoLas Vegas Market

Gina PetersonGinger P. Designs

Lisa Ball PonderHenry B Ball West

Sarah ReedDodeline Design

Bridgette ReedOlivia Sophia Stationery

Leanne ScanlonHardscrabble Gifts

Dylan SchaubenJ.Grob Associates

Serenity ShanklinMill City Museum

Kyle Johnson SmithCoton Colors

Beth Snyder1canoe2

Kate StrzokBroadway Paper

Virginia ThomasAnn Page

Megan & Cedar WatsonPaper Goat Post

Jessica WernerLong Island Science Center

Jacqueline WhiteAfrican American Art & More

Kristin WilsonGrace and Serendipity

Kelly WilsonMingei International Museum/The Collectors’ Gallery Museum Store

Christopher WornomEvergreen Enterprises

Charlie WrightEmily McDowell Studio

Lawrence YehPaper Pop Cards

Alaina YoungQ Squared

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