The GHTA’s annual conference allows sales representatives, manufacturers, and other industry resource suppliers to network and share best practices. Educational breakout sessions and keynote presentations allow industry members to address and discuss current industry challenges, encouraging collaboration and the industry’s success.
macef international home show
Interested in a discounted buyer or exhibitor pass to the MACEF International Home Show? To take advantage of this benefit, login to the GHTA Members Only portion of the GHTA website by clicking
GHTA's partnership with Best Buy for Business offers GHTA members between 0-30 percent off MSRP on every item in the store, depending on margin. The higher the margin, the bigger the savings! To take advantage this benefit, login to the GHTA Members Only portion of the GHTA website by clicking HERE.
alamo rental cars
GHTA continues to provide value to its members through strategic partnerships with top-rated, nationwide companies, including Alamo, a premier rental car company. To take advantage of up to 10 percent off rental fees and unlimited mileage, login to the GHTA Members Only portion of the GHTA website by clicking HERE.
First Friday webinars are designed to enhance your membership within the GHTA by offering a platform for:
- Sharing content and concepts relevant to our industry
- Thoughtful and meaningful discussion
First Friday webinars are hosted by industry colleagues and influencers on the first Friday of every month. Click here to see what's on tap for this month!
Giftjobs.biz is the first recruiting firm exclusively catering to the gift, stationery, tabletop, home decor, and craft industries. Since its inception in 1998, it has quickly become the number one source for recruiting high-end executives within these industries. GHTA's partnership with Giftjobs.biz provides significant discounts on Job Board Postings and Confidential Executive Searches. To take advantage of this benefit, login to the GHTA Members Only portion of the GHTA website by clicking here.
brandwise gift and home index
The Brandwise Gift and Home Index is revolutionizing the way the industry views itself. For the first time ever, sales agencies, vendors and industry professionals have access to factual information pertaining to the way the industry is performing during major North American markets, enabling them to make key decisions in the future.
GHTA members have access to complimentary attorney consultations with Gerald M. Newman, Partner in the Chicago Law Firm of Schoenberg Finkel Newman & Rosenberg, LLC. Newman serves as General Counsel to numerous trade associations and participates in GHTA's Expert Access Program, which offers complimentary 15-minute telephone consultations to GHTA members.
The GHTA has teamed up with Fifth Third Processing Solutions to provide members with one of the industry’s most comprehensive payment acceptance solutions. Benefits include discounted processing fees, no monthly statement fees, no monthly maintenance fees, state of the art gift card program – Premier Issue®, dedicated customer service support, an unmatched level of technical support and dependability and more.
independent retailer resource center
The GHTA’s Independent Retailer Resource Center, www.independentretailer.biz, is dedicated to strengthening and supporting the independent retailer, with tools, resources and ideas to help spur the independents’ success.
Gift Talk is a monthly e-newsletter, distributed to the GHTA membership, featuring up-to-the-minute news about the industry.
GHTA's partnership with Office Depot allows member companies to purchase office supplies at significantly discounted rates. To take advantage this benefit, login to the GHTA Members Only portion of the GHTA website by clicking HERE.
Take advantage of the NEW savings program with UPS, and lower your shipping costs! This specialized program offers GHTA members discounts on customized solutions for all your shipping needs from small packages to palletized freight with UPS and UPS Freight. To take advantage of this benefit, login to the GHTA Members Only portion of the GHTA website by clicking here.
GHTA's partnership with Enterprise Rent-A-Car offers GHTA members 5 percent discount on regular retail rates and unlimited mileage based upon location. To take advantage this benefit, login to the GHTA Members Only portion of the GHTA website by clicking HERE.
GHTA's partnership with T-Mobile offers GHTA members SIGNIFICANT discounts on mobile phones and other technology items. To take advantage this benefit, login to the GHTA Members Only portion of the GHTA website by clicking HERE.
AmericasMart Atlanta and the Gift & Home Trade Association produces a gift and home industry honors program unprecedented in scope, global in scale and destined to be the annual defining event celebrating extraordinary manufacturing, sales and retail achievement. ICON Honors: Celebrating Global Innovation premiered in July 2010 at the AmericasMart’s Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market and Atlanta International Area Rug Market.
health and business insurance
The GHTA has partnered with Association Health Pros (AHP). AHP is pooled with over 300 national associations (2.5 million members), which allows them the opportunity to provide A-rated insurance companies, knowledge of products, rate stability, buying power, and hands on service otherwise not available.
- Health Insurance
- Long Term Care Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Disability Income
- Professional Liability Insurance
- And more!
Click HERE to learn more.
In an effort to create awareness of issues impacting the gift and home industry, and to further serve the GHTA membership, the GHTA Public Policy Committee has dedicated itself to sharing vital public policy information. Current topics and reference information specific to the industry, such as Safety & Regulatory Compliance, Government and State positions, as well as pertinent industry information regarding category performance and critical issues, is also highlighted.
The GHTA’s eClips is distributed monthly and includes a regular synopsis of all news impacting the industry, sourced from both trade and consumer publications.
industry publication discounts