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.

Watch now on demand as we honored the Class of 2021 during the Gift + Stationery Week virtual event. In addition, watch and learn more about trend forecasts, cause marketing and issues facing retailers.

Learn more about each honoree by clicking on their name or photo.

For more information on Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards, please contact Stephanie Leon-Santiago at [email protected]


Class of 2018

Kaylyn Beaston/Michelle Trinciabloom daily planners

Alison BellMerlin Entertainments Group

Zander BrekkeMud Pie

Nneka M. Brown-MasseyInnovative Supplies Worldwide, Inc.

Kyle CassinKeeneland Association

Courtney CochranHester & Cook

Laura DamianoLaura Damiano Designs

Tara DikosTranspac

Margo GianosHonestly Margo

Jamie GrobeckerSugar Paper

Mary Ellen HardenWall Street Greetings

Lorain HerderDoodle Pants

Julia HigginsCorkcicle

Joy JansenInternational Market Centers/LVMKT

Leanna JohnInternational Market Centers

Riva KalashoLace Boutique

Katy KellyMud Pie

Nik KennettKerusso

Beth LawrenceFreshie & Zero

Kristen LeyThimblepress

Brianne MacEachranParcel Paper Studio

Cole ManciniSimply Noelle

Randi MohrEmerald Expositions

Matthew NguyenJolly Awesome

Sadie PillerPaper Source

Antonio RenteriaAirborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation

Lisa Mattison RobertsRock Paper Scissors

Emily SanzoneVera Bradley

Shelby ScottThe Red Barn of Woodbridge

Ryan SheehySisters of Providence

Kelly ShileyMary Square

Lesley UpsonPSA Essentials

Heather VaughtRiver City Coffee + Goods

Katelyn WoolleyThe Noble Paperie

Christina YoungStia Jewelry

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616.520.2137

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