The International Gift Show in the Smokies is proud to announce the launch of the

Sustainability in Retail
Professional Program

Expand your knowledge of Sustainability through the key elements of Environmental, Social, and Economic Impact. By the end of the program, you will be able to make confident informed decisions when purchasing sustainable products and have a go-to-market strategy to incorporate this into your store and brand going forward.

Join us and become a
Sustainability in Retail Professional (SRP)
with speaker lineup including

Tommy Brown

Retail Manager
Saint Louis Zoo, Buyer of Conservation Goods, ZAG Board of Directors

Edward M. Spevak, Ph.D.

Curator of Invertebrates
Director-Center for Native Pollinator Conservation, Saint Louis Zoo

Nicole Leinbach

Retail Expert
Founder, & Retail Professor, Columbia College & Author of “Retail 101″

Course Description

Lecture Series

Monday, Nov 7, 2022

Time:  1:30pm – 5:30pm
(complimentary snacks and soft drinks provided)
Location: Sevierville Convention Center

Hands On Tour

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Sevierville Convention Center

Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022

Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Sevierville Convention Center


Certificate of Completion (SRP) + Window Cling for your store provided

The certificate will be awarded at Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, November 8