Associations

IFDA'S Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarships for 2019

Applications will be accepted between March 1-31, 2019, for nine scholarships from the Educational Foundation (EF) of International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA). Since the early years of…

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Announces Captain Sully Sullenberger as Keynote Speaker

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation today announced that “Miracle on the Hudson” Captain Sully Sullenberger will headline the 2019 Induction Celebration on Oct. 20 during the fall…

ALA Weighs in on Lighting Industry Developments

The American Lighting Assn. (ALA) this week weighed in on the latest lighting industry developments including JA8 markings guidance, the Department of Energy's rule on external power supplies and…
Jim Fee Sharron Bradley Jesus Capo
HFA 2018 President Jim Fee, Sharron Bradley, CEO HFA, and 2019 President Jesús Capó.

HFA Welcomes 2019 Board of Directors

The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) this week chose new leaders for 2019. Meeting at the Las Vegas Market, HFA members elected new board members Al David of Ashley Furniture in White Lake, MN;…

Interior Design Society Announces 2019 Board of Directors

The Interior Design Society (IDS) today announced its elected 2019 National Board of Directors. Kimberly Joi McDonald, IDS Professional, owner and CEO, Designing JOI, LLC is President; Jason Clifton…

2019 ICFA Awards Gala Changes Night and Location

The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) announced this week that it will host its annual Awards Gala on Wednesday evening, Sept. 11, at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue…

Gift for Life Announces Party for Life Auction Items

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries' charitable organization, announced today that a range of silent auction items – including exclusive travel packages and unique gift and home decor…
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David Gebhart takes on the role of President.

American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Elects New Officers and Board Members

The Board of Directors of the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has elected new officers and board members for 2019. David Gebhart, CEO, Global Views, has been elected board…

30th Anniversary ARTS Awards Recipients Announced

Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the recipients of the 30th Annual ARTS Awards. Following a judging process guided by a panel of independent…

Registration Opens for ART + IDS Conference

Registration is open for the third combined conference of ART + IDS in Palm Springs, CA May 2-5, 2019. This unique collaboration encourages interior designers, manufacturers, importers, retailers,…