There is no place better than the CanGift fairs to see great products, trends and display ideas, all under one roof. An opportunity to educate and inform; retailers have the opportunity to meet the great people behind the supply side of our industry.
The most cost-saving benefit from our membership with CanGift is the domestic shipping program with companies like Canpar and Loomis. At a time when product and other costs keep rising, the savings from this program are appreciated by us and our customers who benefit from our passing these savings along to them. Thank you CanGift for your continuing negotiations with service providers, helping us to benefit from savings that are often only available to very large companies able to attract higher volume discounts.
Before our membership with CanGift, our shipping costs were very high. With the association negotiating on our behalf, the discounted savings on volume shipping add up to much more than what we pay for membership
Sue Hyatt Griffiths
Village Craft and Candle
Without the CanGift association and tradeshows our business would not be flourishing as it is. We are a small company and don’t have the resources to hire reps to sell throughout Canada. The shows allow us to connect directly with our customer base. We did not have any experience with setting up and running a booth at a trade show, and the staff has helped us every step of the way. We have participated in the Toronto and Edmonton shows for eight seasons and with every season we have seen an increase in our business.
CanGift fairs are important to our business and are an excellent marketing tool. In person contact goes a long way and customers are able to see, feel and review actual products as opposed to photos or graphics. We are able to see many more customers in a short period of time and we always, always get new customers from many regions in Canada. The CanGift fairs are on the cutting-edge with an array of the latest and most successful products, and staff are very helpful and do their utmost to help us succeed and draw large numbers of buyers.
Mubarak Ali Alidina
Empress Easy Wear, Inc.
We have been an exhibitor in the CanGift fairs for 15 years. The experience has been a positive and rewarding one for our company. It’s a great opportunity to showcase all our products and meet quality customers.
Hi-Line Gift Ltd.
When our business was young, we joined the Canadian Gift Association and participated in the gift shows. It was the single most important decision we have ever made in our businesses history. Every show we write thousands of dollars in sales and gain dozens of new customers.
Wild Bird Trading Co.