Why Join the ICFA?
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As a member of ICFA you have exclusive access to business information unavailable from any other sources.
The Manufacturer’s Quarterly Trends Report is a confidential survey of operating ratios and is made available to all manufacturer and importer members. This customized report, prepared by ICFA partner Industry Insights, includes financial benchmarks comparing operations and business practices of participating companies. Personalized analyses include company market share and year-to-year variations.
Education and Training
The ICFA is committed to providing continued education on new technologies, more efficient business practices and the latest industry and consumer trends.
Casual Market Atlanta
As a co-sponsor of the only market dedicated exclusively to indoor and outdoor casual furnishings and accessories, the ICFA provides many membership benefits relating to this almost-400,000-square-foot exhibit area event held at AmericasMart. Permanent showrooms can be found for the July 2023 show on floors 2-5, with temporary exhibitors located on floors 6 and 7. Discounts on exhibit space leases make participation easier for our members and provide an incentive for showing more new products.
The ICFA Awards Gala
The annual celebration of pride in our industry, the ICFA Awards Gala, will take place at the Georgia Aquarium on Tuesday, July 11, featuring a reception, banquet dinner, entertainment and the presentation of several awards. Members are entitled to discounted tickets for this premier industry event.
ICFA Lounge at Casual Market Atlanta
Members are encouraged to visit the amazing ICFA Lounge on the second floor of Building 1 at AmericasMart for relaxation, refreshment or to host a small meeting. Open throughout the market, the Lounge is a great place to meet up with your industry colleagues.
The ICFA membership includes the most influential and forward-thinking individuals and companies in the casual furnishings field. As your trade organization, we honor excellence and achievement every year through a comprehensive awards program acknowledging successes in each segment of our membership.
Product Promotion Support
ICFA members have immediate access to complimentary professional public relations services to achieve a range of marketing objectives including crisis communications, market event planning, press kit review and assistance and consumer media outreach.
Product Photos on the ICFA Website
We encourage our members to submit product photos to enhance the graphic appeal of our website. Submittals are reviewed and selected by the ICFA administration. Log in as a member to submit your product photos.
Members are invited to guest-write blog posts for posting on the ICFA website. Submittals are reviewed and selected by the IFCA administration. Log in as a member to submit your blog.
For information on product promotion services, contact Jackie Hirschhaut at Jackie@ICFAnet.org or (336) 881-1016.