GHTA Annual Sponsors

Become a sponsor and enjoy yearlong recognition! Sponsors also receive exposure during the GHTA Annual Conference.  For a full overview of levels and benefits, please review our 2018 GHTA Annual Sponsorship Packet. If you have questions or would like to commit as a sponsor, please email the GHTA office, [email protected]. Below you will find a full listing of our current sponsors.

Diamond LevelPlatinum Level | Gold Level Silver LevelBronze LevelAffiliate Level

Diamond Level ($25,000)

An unmatched array of the top gift lines in multiple categories in a range of price points. AmericasMart Atlanta offers the most comprehensive collection of products including exclusive fine gift lines and specialty categories ranging from Made in America to Juvenile to Gourmet & Housewares, plus many, many more.

AmericasMart Atlanta also delivers a throughly integrated offering of home furnishings complemented by the most extensive collections of decorative accessories anywhere in the world. Indoor and outdoor, soft goods, case goods, lighting, linen, rugs, even a complete holiday and floral center. AmericasMart has everything for the discerning designer or savvy retail buyer.

Additionally, AmericasMart Atlanta provides access to top lines in the fashion world with collections designed to meet the needs of any retail buyer. To learn more about AmericasMart Atlanta, please click HERE.

As the most complete wholesale merchandise resource in the world, Dallas Market Center attracts buyers and exhibitors from all fifty states and 85 countries. With an extensive range of products including home furnishings, gifts, lighting, gourmet items, holiday decor, textiles, fashion accessories and apparel, Dallas Market Center is recognized as the one-stop shop for buyers. With an impressive 200,000 buyers attending our 50+ markets each year, Dallas Market Center has an established base of loyal buyers and exhibitors.

In addition to market attendance, thousands of buyers visit Dallas Market Center every month for design inspiration, education, and assistance to expand their business. Special events, such as Dine + Design and Look Up, help designers remain up-to-speed on trends and connected to important design resources.

For a complete list of events, visit the Dallas Market Center website or download the Dallas Market App. Also, keep up-to-date on all market information by visiting Dallas Market Center on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. To learn more about the Dallas Market Center, please click HERE.

Las Vegas Market is the nation’s fastest growing gift and home décor market and the leading furniture marketplace in the western U.S., presenting 4,000+ gift, home décor and furniture resources in an unrivaled market destination. Las Vegas Market features thousands of gift, furniture and home décor lines, allowing for cross-category commerce among these industries. For more information, visit

Platinum Level ($15,000)

We deliver some of the best gifts in the world - giftware, themed home décor, huggable plush, renowned holiday décor and accents, garden, ornaments, entertaining and baby gifts. Midwest Gift, CBK, Crystal Expressions, Kissing Krystals and Luxury Light are some of the lines that make up our extensive family of products.

Established by Samuel Ganz and sons Jack and Sam in 1950, this privately-held family company is now headed by the founder's grandson, Howard Ganz. Corporate headquarters are located in Woodbridge, ON, Canada.

GANZ began selling plush products, and built on this success to include a wide range of gift offerings, collectibles, seasonal gifts and home decor products. Webkinz World and Webkinz Jr. bridged the virtual world by combining plush pets with interactive play. Midwest-CBK expands our offering with designer-inspired home accents, creative seasonal designs and themed collections.

Ganz/Midwest-CBK has established a large dedicated sales force throughout the United States and Canada and owes its prosperity not only to effective distribution but also to product of the highest quality.  To learn more about GANZ Midwest-CBK, please click HERE.  

Gift Shop magazine is the modern retailer’s essential resource, providing in-depth articles and information that specialty retailers need to be successful. It’s a one-stop resource for products, ideas and inspiration. Every issue of Gift Shop is jam packed with ideas to increase the bottom line:

  • Product Showcases and The Trend Report highlight the best-selling and up-and-coming products in every category.

  • In-depth feature stories from retailers around the country — and even the world — showcase our readers doing what they do best and sharing their best practices and best-sellers.

  • Operations stories give retailers the tips and tricks they need to be successful in their businesses. From marketing ideas to legal information and employee management to merchandising, Gift Shop presents simple and effective strategies retailers can put to work to keep the cash registers ringing.

Every article in Gift Shop is written with modern specialty gift retailers in mind. Gift Shop also produces a weekly e-newsletter, monthly product newsletters and an information-packed website. Learn more about Gift Shop and its related products at And follow along on Instagram (@giftshop_magazine) and Facebook (/GiftShopMagazine), Pinterest (giftshopmag) and Twitter (@giftshopmag).

Gift Shop is published by Great American Media Services, which also publishes Stationery Trends and Museums & More. Stationery Trends is an award-winning, design-focused quarterly publication covering greeting cards, gifts and all things stationery. Museums & More also is a quarterly publication presenting specialty gifts for museums, zoos, aquariums, resorts, tourist attractions and hospitals. To learn more about Gift Shop Magazine, please click HERE.  

A monthly magazine founded in 1917, and with a circulation of 27,000, Gifts & Decorative Accessories serves retailers, manufacturers, and vendors of general gift products, decorative accessories, stationery, greeting cards, collectibles, personal care products, jewelry, and gourmet food items. Industry news, trade show news, new product introductions, and trend information highlight Gifts & Decorative Accessories' monthly coverage.

From breaking news to daily headline grabbing information, is the site to read in the gift industry.

With more than 31,000 unique visitors a month, the magazine's site keeps the gift industry in tune with its business and the world around. Visit Gifts & Decorative Accessories' site to read the daily updates about the gift industry and/or talk to your sales representative to begin your advertising campaign today.

Gifts and Decorative Accessories is a comprehensive package of print and web products designed to help retailers and manufacturers in the gift, toy and home décor categories gain valuable insight into the market dynamics affecting their business. Gifts and Decorative Accessories delivers the latest gift and toy industry news, new product introductions, important consumer trends, store operation solutions, trade show news, technology updates and much more. To learn more about Gifts & Decorative Accessories, please click HERE.

Gold Level ($8,500)

DEMDACO's purpose statement is very simple; to pursue business the way it ought to be. The company realizes that this compass setting requires constant evaluation and calibration, and they realize that they fall short of their goal every day. But they're committed to the notion that business does not have to be solely a financial endeavor. It is first, and foremost, a human endeavor.

Founded in 1997 by Dave and Demi Kiersznowski, DEMDACO offers a hand-selected collection of artist-inspired products for consumers and their homes. The collection of products -- spanning gifts, home decor, health & beauty, fashion & jewelry, holiday decor, baby & kids -- includes unique designs from Willow Tree®, StudioTM by DEMDACO, Big Sky Carvers® by DEMDACO, Silvestri!® by DEMDACO, Nat & Julies® by DEMDACO and Glow-ology® by DEMDACO.

DEMDACO products are as diverse as the people buying them, but they strive for them to have one important thing in common: to lift the human spirit. DEMDACO's hope is to offer consumers products that reflect their desire to nurture goodness in their own lives and in the lives of others. To learn more about DEMDACO, please click HERE.

Silver Level ($5,000)


Giftcraft is an industry-leader in the areas of design, manufacturing and distribution of a comprehensive assortment of Lifestyle, Fashion, Decor, Giftware, Health, Wellness and Gourmet products. Offering best-in-class sales and service, Giftcraft supports the product needs of a diverse network of more than 25,000 independent, specialty and marque retailers throughout North America. Giftcraft proudly boasts a number of award-winning exclusive brands under the Giftcraft umbrella including Charlie Paige™ and Yo Sox™ Fashion Brands, For Tea’s Sake™ Premium Gourmet Tea, Hint Mint™ and our line of Health & Wellness Products for the Body & Home, Earth Luxe™. To learn more about Giftcraft, please click HERE.



Whereoware is a digital agency with over 18 years of experience building award-winning, personalized websites, mobile applications, and emails, and getting huge results with data integrations, analytics, and digital advertising. Whereoware also developed a suite of B2B e-commerce products, including a mobile application for B2B field sales reps; a PIM system for managing data across the web; a product-focused CRM system; and a responsive email template tool. Gift and Home industry veterans, Whereoware applies deep, intimate knowledge of our B2B clients' evolving challenges to deliver digital services and products that alleviate their pain points and grow online and offline sales. To learn more about Whereoware, please visit

Bronze Level ($3,000)

Affiliate Level ($1,500)