July 29, 2015
Courtesy of NACS
NEW YORK – Despite the seemingly constant focus on millennial consumers, many feel that it’s impossible to overstate the importance of this enormous demographic. With millennials in the U.S. spending about $600 billion a year, it’s essential for brands to capture and maintain the attention of this audience.
July 22, 2015
Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2015 Annual Convention at the Ritz Carlton, Amelia Island! Members joined together to “Celebrate a Legacy” as GACS President Jim Tudor prepares to retire. Over the course of three days, attendees enjoyed a lineup of speakers focusing on leadership, as well as recreation activities and tabletop show.
July 15, 2015
Beginning this year, GACS members can sponsor any scholarship they would like. Companies simply donate the funds (at least $1,000), then set the criteria. It is completely tax deductible as a charitable expense. According to Joshua Kimble, a Program Manager from International Scholarship and Tuition Services, Inc. (ISTS) “Donors can choose to provide scholarships to employees, the children of their employees or both. We work with each client to determine the eligibility criteria and program guidelines to help them meet their program goals.”
Companies can set criteria based upon academic measures, extracurricular activities or they can designate that the recipients come from their own company or any other certain company. Supplier members can designate that retailers only be eligible for their scholarships and vice versa.
For more information and to sign up, please click on the appropriate link below.
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