Salute to Excellence Awards Reception


SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE AWARDS RECEPTION

You’re invited to the Salute to Excellence Awards Reception on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Sketch Restaurant in the Toronto Congress Centre.

Join your peers from all across Canada for an evening of light refreshments, fun and festivity to honour the 2017 Retailer, Supplier and Sales Representative of the Year Award winners.

• Award presentations for 2017 winners
• Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a glass of wine upon arrival
• Cash bar available in the restaurant
• Return transportation is provided to the Toronto Gift Fair venues and designated airport strip hotels


Tickets are $25.00 (plus HST)

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Andrew Pike
Hosting this exclusive industry event is celebrity designer Andrew Pike.

 


 


HIGHLIGHTS FROM LAST YEAR'S SALUTE TO EXCELLENCE AWARDS RECEPTION

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, CanGift celebrated the achievements of its 2016 Retailer, Supplier and Sales Rep of the Year Award winners.

Retail honourees were selected by an independent panel of industry consultants based on criteria such as merchandising and store design, innovation and contributions to the community. Our winning suppliers and sales representatives were nominated by those who know them best — their customers!

Retailer of the Year

Pharmasave Broadmead #232
Victoria, BC

Retailer of the Year

 

 

Retailers of Distinction

Twisted Tree Nipawin Florist Inc.
Nipawin, SK

Retailer of Distinction.

Parkland Nurseries & Garden Centre Ltd.
Red Deer, AB

Retailer of Distinction

 

 

Suppliers of the Year

SMALL SUPPLIER
House of Koopslie

Edmonton, AB

Small Supplier of the Year.

 

MEDIUM SUPPLIER
Grand International Trading

Mississauga, ON

Medium Supplier of the Year

 

LARGE SUPPLIER
Giftcraft Ltd.

Brampton, ON

Large Supplier of the Year

 

 

Suppliers of the Year Honourable Mention

SMALL SUPPLIER
Timbers

Langton, ON

Supplier of the Year - Small HM

MEDIUM SUPPLIER
North American Country Home

Vancouver, BC

Supplier of the Year - Medium HM

LARGE SUPPLIER
Splash International Marketing

Markham, ON

Supplier of the Year - Large HM

 

 

Sales reps of the Year

INDEPENDENT
Larry Deszcz

Independent Sales Rep of the Year

 

CORPORATE
Frances Windsor Hicks, Bella Flor Canada

SW Ontario & Niagara Territory

Corporate Sales Rep of the Year

 

 

Sales reps of the Year Honourable Mention

INDEPENDENT
Gord Gallant and Ann Courchesne


Independent Sales Rep of the Year HM

CORPORATE
Karen McElwain, Giftcraft Ltd.

Central and Southern Alberta Territory

Corporate Sales Rep of the Year HM