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American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation Announces After Party Following the Induction Celebration

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Held in the Guilford Ballroom lobby immediately following the induction ceremony, the gathering will feature light snacks, wine, beer and specialty after-dinner coffee, along with a fun, energetic DJ to keep the night going.

The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame recently announced The After Party, following the conclusion of this year’s Induction Celebration on Sunday, Oct. 15. The networking event also offers an opportunity to congratulate the inductees and to meet the legendary 5th Dimension.

“For several years, many people have mentioned that they didn’t have the opportunity to congratulate the inductees after they had officially been inducted,” says Bob Maricich, Hall of Fame Foundation Board president. “We decided it is a good idea and we are fortunate that Samson Holding, Ltd. stepped up to make it happen. Most importantly, this new event is great for toasting the inductees socializing with friends and networking with industry leaders.”

Held in the Guilford Ballroom lobby immediately following the induction ceremony, the gathering will feature light snacks, wine, beer and specialty after-dinner coffee, along with a fun, energetic DJ to keep the night going.

The 2017 inductees – Donald H. Flanders, Sr., founder and chairman of Lloyd Flanders, Inc.; Vladimir Kagan, The Vladimir Kagan Design Group; Samuel Kuo, cofounder and chairman of Samson Holding Ltd.; and Bernard D. Moray, chairman of Gorman’s Home Furnishings & Interior Design – will be honored with the American home furnishings industry’s highest honor at the Induction Celebration Oct. 15 at the High Point Market. For information, visit www.aspiretolead2017.com or call 336.882.5900.

The Hall of Fame is supported by sponsors of the 2017 Induction Celebration:

  • Leadership Speaker Sponsor: Ashley Furniture Industries
  • Celebration and After Party Sponsor: Samson Holding, Ltd.
  • Dinner Table Sponsor: Nourison
  • Video Sponsor: Surya
  • Celebration Sponsors: Markor International Home Furnishings and International Market Centers
  • Entertainment Sponsor: Glen Raven
  • Leadership Video Sponsor: kathy ireland Worldwide
  • Heritage Project Sponsor: Heritage Home Group
  • Cocktail Sponsor: Restonic Mattress Company



Page 2, Hall Of Fame Foundation Announces The After Party Following Induction Celebration

  • Platinum Sponsors: AICO/Amini Innovation Corp.; Art Van Furniture; Berkshire Hathaway Furniture Companies; Christopher Guy; FurnitureDealer.Net; Global Views; La-Z-Boy, Inc.; Leggett & Platt, Inc.; Loloi Rugs; Man Wah Holdings; Mohawk Home; Natuzzi; Palliser Furniture; Prestige Arts; and Wayfair

  • Gold Sponsors: AkzoNobel; Baer’s Furniture; Culp, Inc.; Fairmont Designs; FEI Marketing; Hooker Furniture; Klaussner Furniture; L. & J. G. Stickley; MicroD; Raymour & Flanigan; Richloom Fabrics Group; Rowe Furniture; Safavieh Rugs; Tempur Sealy; and Zenith Global Logistics

  • Silver Sponsors: A.L.F.; American Leather; Best Home Furnishings; Broyhill Family Foundation, Inc.; Castro Convertibles; City Furniture; City of Hope; Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery; Customatic Adjustable Bedz; El Dorado Furniture; Emerald Home Furnishings; Flexsteel Industries, Inc.; Franklin Corporation; Furnitureland South; Genesis Financial Solutions, Inc.; Grand Home Furnishings; Haverty Furniture Companies; Hickory Furniture Mart; Hickory Springs Manufacturing; Karen E. McNeill; Lexington Home Brands; Malouf; Netsertive; Rooms to Go; Serta Restokraft Mattress Company; Vanguard Furniture; Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company; Whereoware; and Wolf Furniture Enterprises Inc.

  • Tickets for this year’s American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Induction Celebration are priced at $250 per ticket for members ($2,500 for a table of 10) and $300 per ticket for non-members ($3,000 for a table of 10). For more information about the celebration, to purchase tickets or to become a sponsor, visit the event’s website at www.AspireToLead2017.com.




    More about The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation: The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. is an international, industry-wide organization founded to honor those individuals whose outstanding achievements have contributed to the continued growth and development of the U.S. home furnishings industry, as well as to research, collect and preserve our cultural, economic and artistic history. Membership includes eligibility to nominate candidates for consideration by the Selection Committee, and the opportunity to help preserve the history and heritage of the industry. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, 83 percent of all funds support our history and leadership programming. The organization is based in High Point, North Carolina, at 202 Neal Place, and can be reached at 336.882.5900.

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