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 2021

Chelsea Peabody BohannonInternational Market Centers

Ellen BridgeHaute Papier

Tawni BuhlerSullivans, Inc.

Kristina BurkeyCalliope Paperie

Sarah BurzioHitchcock Paper Co

Ashley CareyMud Pie

Jean CateMartha Mae: Art Supplies & Beautiful Things

Stephanie ClarkeDahlia Press

Erika DluhiAnne McGilvray

Ian EpsteinThriftway Card and Gift

Leah Nixon FitzgeraldTiny and Snail

Mitchell FreemanPrimal Elements

Alex GagneChez Gagne

Josh HadleyHadley Designs

Catherine HildnerKitty Meow Boutique

Amberlee IsabellaScripted Fragrance

Angela JacobsonStephen Joseph Inc.

Alicia LeacoxThe Peregrine Fund

Cindy LoPeking Handicraft, Inc

Maria MacNamaraAmerican Greetings

Gavin MarksD.M. Merchandising

Landon MettsCreative Brands

Ashley MillerGib Carson Companies

Natalie MoonShops by Todd, Inc.

Andrea PadillaTranspac

Mazzi PeledLatika beauty

Cara RajeckiCait + Co

Alyssa ReimanTotalee Gift

Patrick RetzerGib Carson Companies

Angel SantosCapsmith, Inc.

Sara SchofieldQuilling Card

Pei SimThe Paper + Craft Pantry

Karli StrohIntegris Health

Emily TetersDayton History

Janie VelenciaThe Card Bureau

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