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ICON Honors Awards Innovation in the Gift and Home Industry

Surya’s Satya Tiwari with his two awards

ATLANTA–The fifth-annual Icon Honors recognized the best in global innovation at a gala event during the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market, which ended earlier this week. More than 1,000 people attended the event, which included a musical performance by Heart. The Icon 2014 Innovation Honors went to  Surya for Technology Innovations and  LeftbankMore »

Manual Woodworkers Takes Vegas Show Space with Next Step Reps

Manual Woodworkers Marks 80th Anniversary, Expands Showrooms

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C.-Manual Woodworkers and Weavers has reached an agreement with Next Step Reps whereby it will occupy part of the sales representative company’s showroom space at the World Market Center in Las Vegas. Next Step’s showroom is in building C, room 891 of the World Market Center. Previously, the home decor manufacturer had its ownMore »

ARTS Awards Nomination Deadline is August 1

ARTS Awards 2015

DALLAS–The deadline to submit nominations for the 26th annual ARTS Awards, which recognize top manufacturers, retailers, designers and sales representatives worldwide, is Friday, August 1. This year, there is a new category for interior designer, for a total of 27 different awards. The categories in the manufacturer awards are accent furniture, area rugs, green award,More »

AmericasMart Grants Visual Display Awards

Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market Opens Today

ATLANTA–AmericasMart recognized merchandising excellence with visual display awards during the Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market last week. The at-Market adjudication yielded the following winners for outstanding visual presentation in permanent showrooms, temporary exhibits and showcase window displays. Showrooms Building 1 Floor 20: Allstate Floral, Inc. Floor 19: Supreme Silk Floor 18: Jim MarvinMore »

NY Now to Present “Green” Programs

NY Now

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-Next month’s NY Now will see the return of Degrees of SustainAbility and the Eco Choice Awards, two programs that will highlight socially responsible and eco-friendly products which are displayed in the show’s SustainAbility: design for a better world exhibit. Degrees of SustainAbility outlines industry-specific criteria for identification of “green” products and producers,More »

Candle Association Elects Officers

NCA

WASHINGTON–The National Candle Association elected its officers and board of directors for the upcoming year during its members meeting in Louisville, Ky., last month, in conjunction with the Association’s Annual Conference & Expo. Nancy J. Sedlar of S.C. Johnson & Son will serve as the association’s president for the 2014-2015 term. Rick Langley of Langley/EmpireMore »

The American Made Show Joins Dallas Gift Market

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DALLAS-The American Made Show, a wholesale market for handcrafted products from American and Canadian artists, will debut in Dallas as part of the Total Home & Gift Market next summer, under a new partnership between Dallas Market Center and the producers of the American Made Show. The American Made Show to be held in DallasMore »

Designers to Discuss Trends in Vegas

Las Vegas Market

LAS VEGAS-New trends in home furnishings will be discussed by designers Thom Filicia, Michelle Nussbaumer and Timothy Corrigan during an Ahead of the Curve event at Las Vegas Market later this month. The panel discussion will be moderated by “Today” contributor Susanna Salk and will take place on Tuesday, July 29 at 10 a.m. inMore »