Brown and Schlesinger Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards
June 18, 2014
ICFA has named William S. Brown Sr. and Fred Schlesinger the 2014 recipients of the casual industry's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tickets Available for ICFA Awards Gala
June 6, 2014
Tickets for the 2014 ICFA Awards Gala when on sale this week.
Longtime ICFA Executive to Step Down
June 4, 2014
Joseph P. Logan has announced he will step down from his post July 25.
Apollo Award Finalists Named
May 29, 2014
The International Casual Furnishings Association announces the finalists for the 2014 Apollo Awards.
Results of ICFA Retail Benchmarking Survey Available
May 21, 2014
Results of a new benchmarking survey conducted earlier this year among U.S.-based retailers of outdoor home furnishings and accessories are now available from the International Casual Furnishing Association.
ICFA Calls for Design Excellence Entries
May 15, 2014
Entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Design Excellence Awards competition, the premier design recognition for home furnishings and accessories produced for outdoor living.
ICFA Announces 2014 Retail Council Leadership
January 7, 2014
The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) announces that Kristine Schultz-Hutchinson of Patios Plus of Rancho Mirage, Calif., has been named chairman of the organizationís Retail Council for 2014.
ICFA Continues Fall Webinar Series
October 23, 2013
The International Casual Furnishings Association will continue its fall webinar series on Wednesday, November 20, with "Your Customer Doesnít Live Here Anymore," designed to help businesses identify and target market to their core customers.
ICFA Offers Marketing Webinar
October 2, 2013
On Wednesday, October 16, the International Casual Furnishings Association will present a one-hour webinar to provide proven marketing tips for outdoor specialty stores to attract more customers, make more effective use of social media and close more sales.
ICFA Honors 2013 Award Winners
September 20, 2013
The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) honored top retailers, manufacturers, representatives and designers this week during a gala award celebration slated during the International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market in Chicago.
ICFA Elects 2014 Officers
September 18, 2013
The International Casual Furnishings Association elected its 2014 officers and directors today at its Annual Membership Meeting in Chicago.
ICFA Announces Design Excellence Category Winners
September 10, 2013
Eleven manufacturers of outdoor home furnishings and accessories have been recognized for their outstanding product designs, the International Casual Furnishings Association announced today.
ICFA Announces Manufacturer Leadership Award Winners
August 14, 2013
The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) has announced the winners of its 2013 Manufacturer Leadership Awards
ICFA Names Four Finalists for 2013 Sales Representative of the Year
August 1, 2013
The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) has named four finalists for the industryís 2013 Sales Representative of the Year Award
ICFA Retail Roundtable Offers Education & Networking
July 26, 2013
The International Casual Furnishings Association will host a Retail Roundtable from 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, September 16, the day prior to the opening of the International Casual Furniture and Accessories Market in Chicago