Retailer Excellence Awards & Educational Conference

AUGUST 3, 2021

71st Annual Retailer Excellence Awards

Gifts & Decorative Accessories has been celebrating retail excellence since 1951 with its Retailer Excellence Awards, and the tradition will continue with our 2022 award ceremony! Save the date, June 22, 2022, and stay tuned for more info!

In case you missed it:

During our 70th annual Retailer Excellence Awards, we honored 21 retail nominees and seven retail winners for accomplishing the impossible during a tumultuous year. Attendees witnessed the best of the best in seven categories: Specialty Store, Multiple Locations, Visual Merchandising, Store Events, Store Design, Social Media Outreach and Online Initiatives and Socially Responsible.

In addition, GDA also gave awards to the Manufacturer of the Year and Sales Representative of the Year. As is tradition, a representative from Gift for Life, a charitable organization, announced the winner of its Industry Achievement Award.

Missed the 2021 event? Watch it on-demand here.

Read more about the 21 retail nominees, the finalists for Sales Representative of the Year and the top 10 manufacturers of the year for 2021.

2021 Video Highlights

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