Events Schedule

See our upcoming and most recent events, including our annual conference and market events.

2017 Winter Market Events | 2017 Annual Conference | 2017 ICON Honors | 2016 Annual Conference

2017 Winter Market Events

The GHTA is proud to be part of the following events during the 2017 Winter Market Season. If you have questions regarding these events, please email the GHTA office, [email protected]. More event announcements coming soon!

GHTA Members Only Speaker event in Atlanta

Speaker: Amelia Taylor, Associate Director at Wayfair
Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017
Time: 10AM - 11AM
Location: AmericasMart Atlanta
Cost: Free; Limited Seating Available

During this presentation, Amelia will discuss fourth quarter observations and expected macro trends for 2017. She will also explore e-commerce and how suppliers are using it to complement current operations. Finally, Amelia will discuss partnership challenges and solutions, suppliers who can benefit from e-commerce the most, and the best way to leverage major platforms to gain access to millions of consumers across the globe.

About Amelia Taylor:
Amelia Taylor oversees the Decorative Accents and Seasonal Décor categories at Wayfair, where she focuses on engaging consumers through a robust product selection and cutting-edge merchandising technology that brings the in-store experience to online shoppers. Prior to joining Wayfair, Amelia specialized in developing strategic business solutions for Retail and Travel & Tourism clients as a Senior Consultant at L.E.K. Consulting. Amelia also has a background in financial portfolio management and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Party on Peachtree

Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017
Time: 6:00PM - 9:30PM
Place: Capital City Club, 7 John Portman Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30303
Ticket Price: $75/ticket

Produced by: Gift for Life, Young Gift Executives, Appelman Schauben
Sponsored by: Poo-PourriBinaNat Capitol
Hosted by: AmericasMart Atlanta
Beneficiaries: Caminar Latino & Atlanta’s Street Smart Become A Responsible Teen (BART) HIV Risk Reduction Program 

Event Details: It's the Atlanta January Market's hottest ticket! This year’s Party on Peachtree event will benefit Caminar Latino and Atlanta’s Street Smart Become A Responsible Teen (BART) HIV Risk Reduction Program for adolescents. Party on Peachtree tickets include great food and full bar service at the exclusive Capital City Club, located across the street from AmericasMart.  It’s the home and gift industry’s largest winter-season event and your night to connect, celebrate, and contribute to organizations that need our help and support.

2017 GHTA Conference

The 15th Annual GHTA Conference/4th Annual Gift & Home Bridgeway Collaborative Conference will be held November 13-14, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

The host hotel property will be the stunning Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. See photos of the hotel in the slideshow to the right.


Get ready to tell your story! 

Have you...
>Launched a new product in 2016?
>Created new programs to engage and sell to new customers?
>Run cause-related programs and promotions?
>Refreshed your brand or rebranded your business?
>Harnessed the power of digital marketing and social media connectivity?

Then it's time to complete for ICON HONORS recognition.

Make this your year to shine!



Did you know?
You can nominate others for ICON HONORS recognition in the Achievement Category? ICON Achievement Honors are open to everyone across the career spectrum. Find out more at

2016 GHTA Conference

The 14th Annual GHTA Conference/3rd Annual Gift & Home Bridgeway Collaborative Conference was held September 28-29, 2016 in the spectacular coastal city of San Diego, California!