Welcome to the Canadian Gift Association's
(CanGift) website!

Review the latest in news and business resources from the official voice of the giftware industry. Members, to access additional information and services, login with your username and password.


MEMBERSHIP IN THE Canadian Gift Association will contribute to your bottom line success.

Are you hungry for:
  • more knowledge?
  • more exposure?
  • more opportunity?
Our member-owned trade shows, publications and preferred partnerships can deliver the results you need.

Opportunities to exhibit at the upcoming Toronto, Alberta and Quebec Gift Fairs are available.*

Our benefit suppliers are eager to show you how to leverage your CanGift membership to maximize your savings on many of the day-to-day necessities of your business, including small parcel and courier services, LTL and international shipping and credit card processing.
To learn more about exhibiting and how a CanGift membership can contribute to your success, click here or call 800.611.6100 ext. 1025.

*Membership is required to participate in and benefit from the many money-saving opportunities the CanGift offers, including exhibiting at the Toronto Gift Fair. Membership is NOT required to exhibit at the Alberta and Quebec Gift Fairs.


Retail News
July/August Issue!

Retail News is the Canadian Gift Association's flagship publication with a retail readership of over 35,000. In publication for over 10 years, the magazine is consistently ranked as the best industry gift journal by its readers, and is supported by more advertisers than any other industry publication. That's because its award-winning content is second to none. Focusing on the issues and topics most relevant to store owners, including products, trends, merchandising techniques and easy-to-implement business ideas, Retail News is packed with valuable information and resources. More

August 10 - 13, 2014

August 17 - 20, 2014

August 24 - 27, 2014

Download the new CanGift fairs app today. Go to m.core-apps.com/cangiftfairs
on your mobile device.

Exhibitors: Remember to update your Product Locator listing for the app.

FREE Member Seminar!
Reinventing Business-to-Business Marketing

Register before August 1

Learn how to attract new customers with the help of Ben Barry, named one of the 20 leaders of tomorrow by Maclean's Magazine. More

In 2013 we completed two reports: one for the giftware segment and the first ever report on the housewares category. The housewares-focused survey allows us to go in-depth into the independent market, unearthing the stocking percentages, buying trends and popular price points for 38 unique housewares categories. More

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CanGift Accessible Customer Service Standards
The Canadian Gift Association has complied with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) Customer Service Standard. Policy, procedure and service standard information is available for review. More