Webinars

Professional development is a key objective of the ICFA and online continuing education classes are designed to provide valuable insight and training to our members at every phase of their careers.

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Tom Shay
Profits Plus Solutions
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Tom Shay
Profits Plus Solutions
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Tom Shay
Profits Plus
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Renee Loper-Boyd
IMC
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Tish Zitzow
American Healthcare Experts

ICFA Healthcare … NO STRINGS!

ICFA has partnered with Tish Zitzow and her team of specialists at American Healthcare Experts to provide a comprehensive healthcare package to ICFA members.
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SPEAKER:
Connie Post
Connie Post Affordable Design Solutions

Affordable Design Tips for Tired Floors

With delayed deliveries of new outdoor furnishings to launch the start of the 2022 spring selling season, many store operators are hungry for ideas of how to freshen the look of their product displays.
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Fabric Manufacturers

2022 Outdoor Fabrics Trend Report

Fabrics covers provide an integral fashion element in the styling of outdoor furnishings. In anticipation of Casual Market Chicago 2022, leading fabric mills share their outlook about the design directions of their line for the upcoming season.
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SPEAKER:
Beth Hicks
theMART

ICFA Preview Update

May 19, 2021 - Plans are underway for the presentation of new outdoor furnishing products at theMART on July 20-22. As important actions have been taken to ensure a safe environment, Beth Hicks, Managing Director, Marketing, will provide an update on what attendees can expect.
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SPEAKER:
Bob Phibbs
The Retail Doctor

Successful Selling through SMS

April 21, 2021 – Did you know that the average American checks their phone 96 times a day? Or that texts have a 209% better response rate than email, Facebook and voice messages? One of the best ways to reach consumers is via the hand-held computer they carry around in their pockets.
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SPEAKER:
Bill Perdue
AHFA

Federal Flammability Regulations for Outdoor Furnishings

March 17, 2021 - Compliance with the new standard is achieved by displaying products as “intended solely for outdoor use” in all forms of marketing, including advertising, website photography, descriptions of products, catalogs and more.
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SPEAKER:
Chris Andresen
Dutko Government Relations

Federal COVID-19 Update

February 17, 2021 - As the Biden Administration works on a wide range of initiatives, Chris Andresen presents an update on COVID-19 relief plans, new appointees and nominations along with regulatory policy, trade relations and economic recovery.
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SPEAKER:
Jay Cantor - Merchant Lynx
Bob Lins - TB Bank

Credit Card Processing & In-Store Financing

January 20, 2021 - ICFA has partnered with two companies to provide members with a savings on operational expenses plus the opportunity to build sales. Merchant Lynx offers credit card processing and TD Bank offers in-store consumer financing.
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SPEAKER:
Chris Andresen
Dutko GR

60-Minute Take on COVID-19

April 9, 2020 - Amid all of the information being disseminated on the coronavirus, there are important steps that all ICFA members can and should be taking now to best support their business.
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SPEAKER:
Chris Andresen
Dutko GR

What’s Happening in Washington, D.C.?

March 11, 2020 - Chris Andresen helps set the record straight about what lies ahead for the home furnishings industry with respect to regulation and more.
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SPEAKER:
Caitlin Jascewsky
STORIS

Website Optimization

Optimize your website to increase viewers.
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SPEAKER:
Susan Kiley, Jessica Salisbury, Brad Schweig

Special Events Success Stories

Three savvy ICFA retailers will share their experiences in creating special events that build both fans of your company and sales.
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SPEAKER:
Matt Monroe
Advisor HR

Money-Saving Programs for ICFA Members

ICFA members can now take advantage of a program designed to help reduce your company’s overall costs and operate more efficiently.
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