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ICFA ANNOUNCES 2024 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS – Happy Land and Joseph Ziolkowski to be honored at Awards Gala on July 16

June 17, 2024
HIGH POINT, N.C. – The International Casual Furnishings Association will honor two longtime outdoor furniture industry leaders with its most...
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ICFA SEMINAR SCHEDULED AT CASUAL MARKET ATLANTA – Premarket forum includes Think Tank problem-solving session plus networking lunch

May 31, 2024
HIGH POINT, N.C. – The International Casual Furnishings Association welcomes all dealers attending the Summer Casual Market Atlanta in mid-July...
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CASUAL INDUSTRY NAMES 2024 MANUFACTURER LEADERSHIP AWARD FINALISTS

May 31, 2024
HIGH POINT, N.C. – Seven manufacturers of outdoor furnishings have been named finalists for the International Casual Furnishings Association’s 2024...
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ICFA AWARDS GALA SET AT MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM – Carson Kressley to Serve as Dinner Event Emcee

May 06, 2024
HIGH POINT, N.C. – Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home of the Atlanta Falcons football team and Atlanta United soccer team, will serve...
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2024 SALES REP OF THE YEAR FINALISTS NAMED

May 02, 2024
HIGH POINT, N.C. – The International Casual Furnishings Association announces finalists for the 2024 Sales Representative of the Year following...
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Replace, Renew, Refinish: New Research Reveals Trends for Decorating and Designing Outdoor Living Spaces in 2024

May 01, 2024
Only 18% of consumers are using their outdoor living spaces as much as they want, 94% need design upgrades, plus...
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ICFA ANNOUNCES 2024 APOLLO AWARD FINALISTS

April 30, 2024
HIGH POINT, N.C. – The International Casual Furnishings Association announces the finalists for the 2024 Apollo Awards. The program recognizes...
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ICFA Approves Market Dates Through 2027 and Announces 2024 Market Events – Retail Roundtables and Think Tank Return to Casual Market

April 09, 2024
HIGH POINT – The International Casual Furnishings Association Board of Directors has confirmed the future dates of its major trades...
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ANDMORE Honored as ICFA Industry Partner Award – Recognizes Industry Leadership in Advancing the Business of Outdoor Furnishings

March 06, 2024
HIGH POINT – ANDMORE, owner and operator of AmericasMart in Atlanta, received the International Casual Furnishings Association’s (ICFA) 2024 Industry...
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Megan Pierson Steps Up as 2024 Chair of the International Casual Furnishings Association – Stretching the Tent by Increasing Opportunity and Expanding Engagement

March 01, 2024
HIGH POINT – “As the second woman privileged with this position, I honor those in leadership positions who have come...
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Sunnyland Outdoor Living Selected for 2024 Mary Fruehauf Retail Genius Award – Namesake Award Recognizes Creativity, Excitement and Fun in Outdoor Living

March 01, 2024
HIGH POINT – The International Casual Furnishings Association (ICFA) recognized Dallas-based Sunnyland Outdoor Living with the Mary Fruehauf Retail Genius...
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Registration Opens for Second Annual Summer Casual Market Atlanta – Exhibits & Events Expand for July 2024 Edition

February 15, 2024
ATLANTA, GA – February 15, 2024 – Registration is now open for the second annual Summer Casual Market Atlanta --...