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Presco International Makes Introduction at AmericasMart
Presco International introduced its new Swarovski crystal line at AmericasMart last fall.
Presco International introduced its New Swarovski Crystal “Swarovski adds sparkle to everyday life” at the AmericasMart Show in Atlanta last fall.
Presco International has a passion for nature and oceans. For more than 10 years, husband and wife team Harry and Karen Presser have been traveling the world searching for the finest sterling silver sea life jewelry that fits consumers’ tastes. This wholesale company sells exclusively to retailers and the unique line of sea-inspired jewelry has been showcased in gift shops, resorts, aquariums and jewelry stores around the United States and overseas. The company designs and imports most of their collection from their factories in Thailand, China and Europe. All if the jewelry is 925 sterling silver/rhodium plated with chains sold separately.
(For more information visit www.prescointernational.com or call 561-988-9431.)
The Industry Is Gearing Up for the 24th Annual Party for Life
Gift for Life Announces Fundraisers
Taking place for the 24th consecutive year, Gift for Life’s main fundraiser, Party for Life, will take place Monday, February 1, at New York City’s Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. Coinciding with NY NOW®, The Market for Home, Gift + Lifestyle, guests will enjoy a lavish buffet and open bar, as well as live and silent auctions and dancing.
Individual tickets are available for $125 and sponsorship packages are still available. This year’s honorees include Suzy Batiz, Howard Henschel and Arun Agarwal for their industry achievements.
Shuttles from the Javits Center will chauffer attendees to and from the event and guests will have the opportunity to bid on a number of items in a live and silent auction.
Kick off 2016 with Party on
Peachtree in Atlanta
The second annual Party on Peachtree will take place Thursday, January 14, in conjunction with The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market®. Last year, nearly $60,000 was raised for Gift for Life.
The 2nd annual event will be held in the former Macy’s building adjacent to the Mart. More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the event which is an effort among AmericasMart, Gift for Life and Young Gift Executives. This year’s event will raise money under the Gift for Life Umbrella to benefit DIFFA and Caminar Latino.
“Party on Peachtree is a gift to the industry and AmericasMart’s pledge to Gift For Life’s continuing mission,” said Mike Turnbill, senior vice president and strategic relations of AmericasMart. “Party On Peachtree 2016 will be the hottest ticket at Market.”
Fiesta has announced that Link 2 Sales and Don Mar Sales will be taking over its SE and Mid Atlantic territories. These experienced reps will be assisting customers in placing 2016 Fiesta orders, as well as keeping clients posted on everything Fiesta.
The Link Companies have been servicing the gift and resort industry since 1985, and they have 44 great reps across the territory to better serve its customers. Fiesta said this company will be a great, energetic addition to its family.
(Please let Fiesta know how the company can help meet your plush needs. For information, call 323-581-9988 or circle 300 on the reader service card.)