Gift + Stationery Week: A Free Multiday Virtual Industry Event
The Gift + Stationery Week virtual event is now available on-demand! Watch now and learn more about trend forecasts, cause marketing and issues facing retailers. In addition, watch as we honored the Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 awards Class of 2021 with a virtual ceremony. Watch each session on-demand via the links below:
Meet Juniper by IMC: the Future of Omni-channel Commerce
International Market Centers welcomes Bill Furlong as CEO of Juniper, IMC’s fully integrated, omni-channel B2B commerce solution. Join us to hear what makes Juniper so unique and exciting that it brought Bill to the team. Bill brings 25 years of digital innovation and leadership experience, including 11 years with Expedia Group. Moderated by Julie McCallum, Editor-in-Chief of Gift Shop Plus, Bill will share how his experience in the highly fragmented vacation rental industry mirrors some of the complexities of the B2B gift and home industry.
As a thought leader and digital-first entrepreneur, he will explain how listening to the customer and developing thoughtful business solutions is at the heart of digital innovation and a driving premise in the development of Juniper’s omni-channel solutions. This webinar is especially geared towards makers, vendors and showrooms.
GCA Today: Increasing Connections to Make a Difference
NY NOW highlights their friends and partners in the Greeting Card Association and the Initiatives that they support. Through their commitment they celebrate, promote and preserve the tradition of sending greeting cards because they know the unique emotional connection they create between the senders and recipients. Join us and listen to industry experts: George White, Susan January, Nicky Burton and Marina Lieban and Juliana (Juju) Kissick from Good Juju Ink and learn about the Greeting Card Association, their renowned LOUIE Awards and first virtual ceremony, the international event Thinking Of You Week creating happiness across the globe and 18 Million Thanks sending our appreciation to small businesses and healthcare workers, plus the Noted Pitch Program for Black-Owned Companies/Black Makers.
Julie McCallum of Stationery Trends and Gift Shop Magazine will moderate the panel.
Join Julie McCallum, editorial director of Stationery Trends, for an insightful webinar and retailer panel discussion offering success tips to provide a comfortable customer experience as you get ready for reopening.
During this interactive webinar, you’ll learn:
- Tips and tricks to help you succeed as you navigate a new way of doing business
- Insight into the customer experience and changing consumer expectations
- Ideas for unique services and products you can offer
- Resources for safely reopening your store and re-engaging your customers
You’ll also hear from other retailers like you who are re-examining and reimagining their own operations.