Gnu Brand is a unique boy’s clothing with creative original designs constructed using durable fabrics and fun colors. Fresh for spring from Gnu Brand Boy is a nautical look expressed in striped polo shirts, a pirate ship tee, and cargo shorts. For more information call 630/ 260-7885 or visit www.gnubrand.com.
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ABC Spring Educational Conference April 29-May 1
Scheduled April 29-May 1, the 10th annual All Baby & Child Educational Conference will be at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A Stainless Bottle and Aqua Heat Warming Pod by Innobaby LLC received the “Best of Market” distinction from among nearly 50 companies competing for NY NOW’s Baby + Child Best New Product Awards at the winter NY NOW. Additional winners were recognized for excellence in four categories: toy, décor, gear, and apparel.
8 receive Kind + Jugend Innovation Awards for 2014
Winners of the Kind + Jugend Innovation Awards for 2013 were recently announced during the show in Germany. Winning products were announced in eight categories, based on what judges determined were their high quality, user-friendliness, safety, and visual appeal.
The entries accepted for the competition were all newly developed or enhanced products that are unlike items already available on the market in terms of form, appearance, material properties, ease of use, and/or technology. The jury consisted of representatives from the German Technical Control Board, the trade, and the media.
The jury assessed a total of 184 products this year, which had been submitted by 135 companies from 28 countries. New and further developments were eligible for the Innovation Award.
The first place winner in the World of Moving Baby category was the Six Seater stroller by Belgian manufacturer Childhome - Aerts NV. It offers room for six children at once. The jury noted that desite its size it is user-friendly, maneuverable, and can be folded together .
Smartstuff, Legacy Classic Kids
up for Pinnacle Awards 2014
Among 64 companies nominated for the Pinnacle Award by the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) at the Las Vegas Market were Smartstuff by Universal Furniture (the Bellamy Collection and Black and White Collection) and Legacy Classic Kids' Inspirations by Wendy Bellissimo. Winners of the awards will be announced in October at the High Point Furniture Market.
After 35 years of encouraging students as a teacher, Belinda Daise determined that common factors that often prevented students from having a successful social and emotional experience were their peers and self-perception.