My Marketing

To reach and sell to the thousands of qualified buyers that come to the Toronto Gift Fair – during the show and year-round – you have a number of marketing tools at your disposal.

 

Toronto Gift Fair Guide

Toronto Gift Fair Guide
Up to 10,000 copies of the printed guide are distributed at the Toronto Gift Fairs (January and August). Advertise to create awareness for your company, products and booth location. 

Spring 2019 Buyers' Guide Advertising Kit
For more information, contact Stephanie Gadbois at 416.642.1040 or 800.611.6100 ext. 1040. Email: sgadbois@cangift.org

 

Invitations

Invitations
Promote your participation in the show to your customers for free! Customize an evite with your booth and company information and email it directly to your buyers or copy a customized banner onto your print or digital marketing materials.

 

Press Kits

Social Media
We are looking for opportunities to help boost your sales by showcasing your company and products on CanGift’s social media including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Connect with Nicole Hilton at nhilton@cangift.org and send her your news and high-resolution product photos. Plus, read our social media tip sheet about how you can maximize your online marketing while you're at the show.

 

Press Kits

Media Kit
Get free media exposure at the Toronto Gift Fair by submitting a Media Kit. Click here for a step-by-step guide on what to include in your media kit. Please send digital submissions to nhilton@cangift.org. If you’d like to provide product samples or printed copies of your Media Kit for attending media, please bring them to the Show Office during set up or to the Media Room during show hours. For further information please contact: Nicole Hilton at nhilton@cangift.org.

 

Features Areas | Product Preview

Call for Products
Our Toronto Gift Fair Ambassador Andrew Pike is looking for you to submit new products so he can showcase them in the Feature Areas. Products will be selected from the images you send us. Your photos will also be included on the Toronto Gift Fair's Product Preview web page and on CanGift's social media. For more details contact Alison Salman at asalman@cangift.org or 416.642.1056.

 

Product Locator

Product Locator
This tool helps retailers find products and supplier information year-round online. It's also the main tool buyers use to pre-plan their visit to the gift fairs. Listings in the Product Locator are unlimited and include a link to your site.

 

Best Booth

Best Booth Awards
The Best Booth Awards recognize creative booth designs and product displays. Winning companies are chosen in five categories: Small, Medium, Large, Best Overall Booth and Best New Exhibitor. The company obtaining the highest mark overall receives the Allan J. Browne Award, named after the association’s founding president.

 

List Rentals

Attendee List Rental
Contact previously attended buyers by renting our mailing list. Using an approved third-party direct mail house, you can market to qualified buyers. Payment, a sample mailing piece and a signed confidentiality agreement must be received by the Canadian Gift Association before data is provided. For more information, contact Ilham Chaklane at 416.642.1058 or 800.611.6100, ext. 1058. Email: ichaklane@cangift.org.