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Gift Fair to Offer Full Slate of Seminars

Posted on November 2, 2010 by HFN Staff

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.--The New York International Gift Fair, the next edition of which will take place in late January and early February, will offer almost 30 educational sessions presented by members of the gift and home furnishings industry.

The sessions will address home and color trends, sustainability, marketing, retail strategies and other issues. Representatives of industry trade publications and associations, retailers, designers, artists and authors will present the seminars, in classroom-style formats, one-to-one consultations, round tables and open discussion forums. Details and registration information is available online at nyigf.com/programs.

Other special events at the January-February NYIGF include "Night on Broadway," featuring tickets to the Broadway musical "Memphis"; "Party for Life," Gift For Life's annual industry fundraiser at the Boathouse in Central Park; and the eight annual Housewares Design Awards, recognizing product excellence in 13 categories.