Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, today announced the members of the 31st Annual ARTS Awards Nomination Panel, a group of independent industry professionals who evaluate hundreds of nomination entrees submitted online. The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to home industry excellence and achievement in retailing, manufacturing, design and sales representation. The results from the nomination committee will be the list of ARTS Awards finalists, who will then submit materials for judging in the fall.
The 31st Annual ARTS Awards Nomination Panel members are:
David Beld, President of Sales and Business Development, Palecek
Shelia Butler, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Handley Drive
Doug Cofiell, CEO, Ivystone
Jane Dagmi, Editor-in-Chief, Designers Today
Lois Del Negro, CFO, Global Views
Susan Dickenson, Editor-in-Chief, Home Accents Today
Diane Falvey, Editor-in-Chief, Furniture, Lighting & Decor
Leon Goetz, Owner, Goetz Inc.
Martha Graham, Sales Representative, Martha Graham & Associates
Shawn Hughes, Chairman and CEO, Steelyard
Brian Kleinberg, President, Elements Trade
Thomas Lester, Business Editor, Home Accents Today
Linda Longo, Editorial Director, enLIGHTenment
Bill McLoughlin, Editor-in-Chief, Furniture Today
Greg O’Neal, COO, CUR8
Georgina Weddell, Owner, In-Detail
Ron Werner, President, HW Home
Lenise Willis, Editor-in-Chief, Gifts & Decorative Accessories
Sponsors for the 31st annual ARTS Awards include Aspire Design and Home; Designers Today; enLIGHTenment; Furniture, Lighting and Decor; Furniture Today; Gifts & Decorative Accessories; Home Accents Today; Home Furnishings Business; Home Furnishings News; Home Textiles Today; the Interior Design Society and the Sustainable Furnishings Council.