Gift for Life Will Honor Global Views, WhereowareNovember 15, 2012
Global Views, Dallas, Texas, will receive Gift For Life’s “Design for Life Award,” which recognizes excellence in product design and sustained impact on the gift and home décor industries. Global Views is a home decor wholesale company with collections that blend various styles to make pieces that are elegant, exotic, refined and casual, offering an assortment of fashion-forward products from furniture to accessories that fit every price range.
“We are humbled by this award and accept it on behalf of all of our hardworking team members,” said David Gebhart, Global Views CEO and co-founder. “While our core mission is creating elegant décor we also strive to make a difference in the lives of our community. Gift for Life is a strong leader and partner for this effort.”
Whereoware will receive Gift for Life's "Trailblazer Award," which recognizes an industry pioneer for outstanding achievement and significant contributions, as well as for creative products and ideas with lasting impact. For more than 13 years, leading gift, home and lighting companies have entrusted Whereoware with building and managing their websites and online marketing programs.
“In many ways our company is merely a reflection of this generous and creative industry,” said Eric Dean, president of Whereoware. “So, it’s an honor to accept this award in the spirit of the inspiration we receive from clients and from organizations such as Gift for Life.”
“Although very different companies, Global Views and Whereoware are each important industry leaders with heart,” said Leslie Nathan-Street, chair of the Gift for Life board. “Their boundless energy to meet the needs of the industry is matched by a generous spirit.”
Make plans now to attend Gift for Life’s 21st Annual Party for Life, benefiting Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, on Jan. 27 at The Boathouse at Central Park. Individual tickets are $125, and sponsorships ranging from $500 through $25,000 are available. For details, contact Steven Williams by e-mail or phone, 212.727.3100.