REA Tickets

REA Tickets

Celebrate Retail and Gift Industry excellence at the 65th annual REAs! Registration is open so be sure to get your tickets before they sell out. The REAs will be held Sunday August 21, 2016 at The Lighthouse on Chelsea Piers. Cocktail Hour starts at 6:00 pm. Don’t miss out on the Gala Event of the Summer!

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Missed something at winter markets? GDA Editors have you covered.  Retailer insights, award galas, product's all here in Wrapped! Click here to read.


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