International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market Commits to Merchandise Mart
CHICAGO-The International Casual Furniture & Accessories Market said it has renewed its contract with the Merchandise Mart to hold its trade show there for the next eight years.
"We are enthusiastic about the synergy of renewing our partnership with the Merchandise Mart," said Ward Usmar, ICFA chairman and senior vice president of TUUCI. "The entire ICFA membership is in a better place today as a result of this agreement."
The 2014 ICFA market, taking place now at the Merchandise Mart, runs through Friday, Sept. 19.
"We appreciate the confidence and commitment the ICFA has shown in us by choosing to continue to make the Merchandise Mart and Chicago the center of the casual furniture industry," said Myron Maurer, chief operating officer for the Merchandise Mart. "This also reaffirms our commitment to the showroom and tradeshow businesses in the Mart."