Associations

AHFA Helps Buyers Find Compliant Products at High Point Market

Recent product recalls issued by manufacturers and retailers in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) point to the high cost of ignoring the industry’s voluntary…

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Announces the Leaders Circle Inaugural Event

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame launches the Leaders Circle in conjunction with establishing its new state-of-the-art permanent home. The inaugural gathering, which includes Hall of Fame…

2020 ART Conference Location Announced

ART, the creative home furnishings network will hold their annual conference April 2 - 5, 2020 at the Marriott Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa. The 2020 program will feature programming that…
Thom Filicia
Celebrity designer Thom Filicia will make a guest appearance.

Party for Life Moves to Atlanta in January 2020

Gift for Life’s annual fundraiser, Party for Life, is moving to Atlanta for its 2020 celebration, to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, 6:30-10 p.m., at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.…
ITA Executive Committee
ITA Executive Committee Members (left to right): Mendy Kearns, Treasurer; Kelly DiFoggio, President; Kathryn Richardson, Vice President

ITA Announces New Executive Committee

The International Textile Alliance is pleased to announce that Kelly DiFoggio has been named President of the 10-member Board of Directors of the International Textile Alliance, producers of the…

AHFA Regulatory Summit to Highlight Product Safety

The furniture industry will focus on product safety at a conference in Colfax, NC, Oct. 2-3. The event will include a retail panel with strong participation by Home Furnishings Association members.…

SFC to Host Events at High Point Market

The Sustainable Furnishings Council will host and co-host several events at the upcoming High Point Market. On Saturday, Oct. 19, SFC welcomes one and all to enjoy a light breakfast and discuss The…
ASID FY2020 Board of Directors
Top row: Jennifer Kolstad, Kerrie Kelly, BJ Miller, John Cialone. Middle row: Ellen Fisher, Tamie Glass, Carolyn Ames Noble, Tanya Paz. Bottom row: Elizabeth Von Lehe, Ken Wilson, Patricia Dominguez.

American Society of Interior Designers Names 2020 Board of Directors

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has announced the members of its National Board of Directors for FY2020. Comprised of 11 volunteer members with three officers (chair, chair-elect,…

ISFD Names 2019 Pinnacle Awards Finalists

A panel of judges selected the newest class of finalists for the 2019 Pinnacle Awards. The finalists will be feted and winners will be announced at the 24th Annual International Society of Furniture…
ICFA Lifetime Achievement Awards
Brown Jordan's STILL Mobile Console Table + Serving Cart by Richard Frinier won he Lillian B. Winchester “Best of Show” award.

Casual Industry Presents Awards at 2019 Gala

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) honored top retailers, manufacturers, sales representatives and designers this week at a gala awards celebration during Casual Market Chicago…