Fall 2015 Alberta Gift Fair highlights


BEST BOOTH AWARDS
Our judges walked the halls to find exhibitors whose booth designs stood out on the show floor. Congratulations to our Fall 2015 Best Booth winners! 

 

Giftcraft AGF F15

Best Large Booth
Giftcraft

Do Gree Fashion AGF F15

Best Medium Booth
Do-Gree Fashions (Cloud B)

Tea Butler AGF F15

Best Small Booth
Tea Butler



SUPER TUESDAY

Exhibitors donned cowboy hats to celebrate the spirit of the West and green and white balloons placed throughout the show floor highlighted the Super Tuesday show specials they were offering to retailers.




BUZZ BOOTH
Thanks to Buzz Booth, visitors at the Alberta Gift Fair were able to dress up with props and create a souvenir to take home.




KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Mary Liz Curtin, co-owner of Leon & Lulu and author of A Shopkeeper's Manual, inspired retailers with business sessions on buying for maximum profits and clearing out old inventory.

Back by popular demand, merchandising expert Natalie Tan engaged attendees in a two-part session about strategies for selling and building a retail image and identity.


MEDIA

Lorraine Mansbridge from Global News Edmonton joined us to interview exhibitors and find out what products would be hitting store shelves across the western provinces. Products were shown across four short segments on Global Morning News Edmonton on Friday, August 21.