Salute to Excellence Awards Reception


You’re invited to the Salute to Excellence Awards Reception on Sunday, January 29, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Sketch Restaurant, by the Main West Entrance of the Toronto Congress Centre South.

Join your peers from all across Canada for an evening of light refreshments, fun and festivity to honour the 2016 Retailer, Supplier and Sales Rep of the Year Award winners.

• Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a glass of wine upon arrival
• Award presentations for 2016 winners
• Cash bar is available in the restaurant
• Return transportation is provided to the Toronto Gift Fair venues and designated airport strip hotels

Event sold out

Glen and Jamie
Hosting the exclusive industry event is celebrity designer duo, Glen Peloso and Jamie Alexander.

2016 CanGift Award Winners

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2016 Retailer of the Year
Pharmasave Broadmead #232
Victoria, BC

2016 Retailers of Distinction

Twisted Tree Nipawin Florist Inc., Nipawin, SK
Parkland Nurseries & Garden Centre Ltd., Red Deer, AB


2016 Suppliers of the Year - Winners

Large - Giftcraft Ltd., Brampton, ON
Medium - Grand International Trading, Mississauga, ON
Small - House of Koopslie, Edmonton, AB

2016 Suppliers of the Year - Honourable Mention

Large - Splash International Marketing Inc., Markham, ON
Medium - North American Country Home, Vancouver, BC
Small - Timbers, Langton, ON


2016 Sales Reps of the Year - Winners

Independent - Larry Deszcz
Corporate - Frances Windsor Hicks, Bella Flor Canada, SW Ontario & Niagara territory

2016 Sales Reps of the Year - Honourable Mention

Independent - Ann Courchesne and Gord Gallant
Corporate - Karen McElwain, Giftcraft Ltd., Central and Southern Alberta territory