Services and Benefits

Make the most out of your membership

the giftware association

Support, advice and community

From Trade Show discounts to registering your designs with us, we have something to help your business thrive. View our list of services and benefits below, but if there is somthing you need not listed don't hesitate to get in touch.

Included in membership at no extra cost

Legal / IP / HR

Legal / IP / HR

Our legal experts are on hand and understand in our industry. From IP Issues through to legal contracts, there will be someone who can help guide you through.  Get in touch with one of our incredible legal service providers today:

Marketing & PR / E-Commerce

Marketing & PR / E-Commerce

When it comes to marketing and PR, the GA has amazing connections with trade press, as well as a network of highly skilled service providers who can help your business succeed. Our experts cover everything from social media to e-commerce, from marketing strategies to PR:

 

Shipping & Logistics

Shipping & Logistics

With so much to understand and overcome in the world of shipping and logistics, out service providers will make taking advantage of new markets easy.  Whether you are looking for advice, or a new logistics partner to grow your business, make sure you speak to our experts.:

 

Import and Export

Import and Export

Our service providers have years of experience within international trade and can support your business with a range of advice and services to guide you in your export and import activities. Contact them today to find out how you can expand into new markets.

 

 

Finance

Finance

Money makes the world go round and our services can help you get on your feet and take advantage of some exclusive member offers, as well as offering you advice on the world of finance.  Don’t struggle with cashflow and wonder how to grow your business alone – speak to one of our service providers for free.

 

 

Trade Show Discounts

Trade Show Discounts

Our exclusive membership discounts will allow you to attend the biggest trade shows in the UK to get your business noticed (T&Cs apply). Our trade show partners include Spring Fair, Autumn Fair, The Farm Shop & Deli Show and Giving and Living. Find out how you can access your discounts here.

Spring Fair

Autumn Fair

The Farm Shop & Deli Show

Giving and Living

Sales

Sales

Our Sales experts are on hand to advise you on how to drive sales to take your business to the next level. Our service providers have the systems and processes that can help take your business to the next level.

 

Design Protection

Design Protection

Our unique Copywatch services allows you to register designs with us which will be protected alongside our lawyers.

Sales Agents

Sales Agents

For companies who are looking to recruit sales agents in the UK, our experts will guide you and help find the right sales agent for you.  They can help deliver a complete sales agent solution for you, so get in touch today.

 

Product Testing

Product Testing

Get the very best advice and service from our product testing experts who provide independent, rigorous testing to help ensure that your products align with applicable requirements and expectations.

 

Insurance

Insurance

We have specialist insurance cover that is industry-specific to protect you and your products at trade shows and out and about.

 

Some paid for services

Events and Courses

We host a number of ree events and webinars throughout the year but some of the courses are also paid for as an add on to your membership

Networking Events

We love a good social and will occasional arrange social networking events around trade shows up and down the country as well as members days to celebrate our industry

Competitions

As well as hosting gift of the year which we will offer members discounted rates and special flash offers we may host other competitions for our wonderful industry