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About The GA

The Giftware Association (The GA) is a national trade representative body and is the only UK trade association serving the gift and home industry.  We recognise the remarkable talent and creativity of members ranging from retailers to suppliers, high street brand names to individual craftspeople, and many others.  Since 1947, the association's commitment has always been to help members, 'make money, save money and save time' by offering a wide selection of services and support, including:

  • Marketing & promotion support... 
  • Money off your stand at trade shows...
  • Meet the Buyer events...
  • Free legal advice & expenses protection...
  • Free design protection & advice...
  • Industry representation...
  • Networking events with like-minded companies...  
  • Inspiring product showrooms for retailers...

View our occasions-led Virtual Showrooms below...

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Featured Member

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This year's Judges Choice from Gift of the Year 2015 was the 'Songbird Grey' ceramics collection by Hinchcliffe and Barber, created by our members My Gifts Trade.


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Latest News

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  1. Symbolic bricks mark Assay Office Birmingham history - and raise £12k for charity

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  2. GA members triumph in Buyers Power List

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  3. Find the best baby, wedding and gardening gifts online at The GA

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Whether you're an established retail business or new to the gift, home and fashion accessories industry - large or small - you're welcome to join The GA community of mutually supportive members, including independents, multiples, bricks and mortar companies and e-tailers. 

The GA serves suppliers, manufacturers, importers, wholesalers and distributors in the gift and home industry, from high street brand names to individuals. We act as a ‘sounding board’ to our members by providing assistance on a wide range of issues to help your business grow.

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