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Women In Gifts: November Event Confirmed

Following two very successful Women In Gifts events, organised by The Giftware Association, a third event will be taking place on Friday 22nd November at the GA’s HQ in Birmingham.

An impressive line-up of speakers have been confirmed, with more announcements planned over the coming weeks.

They are, in alphabetical order:

Alison Burton and Natalie Duvall from March Muses who will discuss their journey of introducing unique Christmas ornaments to the market, their experience on BBC’s Dragons’ Den, and their collaboration with Tesco.

Samantha Gibbs, owner of Nest Gifts will share her transition from a small boutique to a prominent presence both online and in garden centres, highlighting the significance of adaptability in retail.

Helena Mansell-Stopher, founder of Products of Change, will address sustainable business practices and the importance of fostering an eco-conscious community.

Above: Product of Change’s ceo Helena Mansell-Stopher at last year’s SILC conference.
Above: Product of Change’s ceo Helena Mansell-Stopher at last year’s SILC conference.

Sarah Ward, ceo of The Giftware Association, will be interviewed about her influential role in guiding the Association and its members.

Additionally, an interactive retail panel Q&A session is planned, featuring experienced retailers who will share their insights.

For those wishing to extend their visit, there is an option of hotel accommodation and dinner, as well as an opportunity to enjoy the Christmas markets.


Top: Sarah Ward, ceo of The Giftware Association, (left), and Samantha Gibbs, owner of three Nest gift shops, will be among the line-up at the third Women In Gifts event.

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