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News about the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association

Harris Kirsch To Receive GMFA’s Representative of the Year Award

Harris Kirsch will be honored at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association Dinner and Dance in November for his service to the home furnishings industry.

Chris Clarizio And DMCCF To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November

Chris Clarizio and the Dean Michal Clarizio Cancer Foundation will receive the Jerry Gans Memorial Award for charitable efforts aimed at helping families of cancer patients.

Artie Eisenberg President of One Ten Home Furnishings, Seigerman’s Furniture and Interior Design, Sofabed Etc., and Furniture Galleries (HFG) To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November

President of One Ten Home Furnishings, Seigerman’s Furniture and Interior Design, Sofabed Etc., and Furniture Galleries (HFG) has been chosen to receive the GMFA’s Pillar of the Industry Award.

John Koziel of Flemington Department Store To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November

John Koziel, of Flemington Department Store has been chosen to receive the GMFA’s Retailer of the Year Award.

Bob’s Discount Furniture VP To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner In November

Peter Sorrentino has been chosen as the recipient of the Howard Liveright Memorial Award.

Ashley Furniture HomeStore’s Eugene Chrinian To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November

Dinner and Dance to take place November 19th at The Palisadium, Cliffside Park, NJ.

Virginia Cory Receives Meadoff Award at GMFA Golf Outing

Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association Event helps raise $15,000 for DMCCF’s effort to help families battling cancer.

Sleepy’s Neil Zimmer To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November

The Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association (GMFA) announced that Zimmer, Sleepy’s VP GMM has been chosen as the recipient of the Gans Memorial Award.

Barbara Goldstein, Former GMFA Executive Director Passes

Goldstein directed the NY-based IHFRA affiliate organization for 15 years.

Will Schafer of Ashley Furniture HomeStores To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner & Dance Event in November.

Schafer will be presented with the Howard Liveright Award at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association gala dinner & dance held on Saturday, November 22nd.

Safavieh's Michael Yaraghi To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner & Dance In November.

Yaraghi will be presented with the Jerry Gans Memorial Award at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association’s Gala Dinner & Dance held on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 in Cliffside Park, NJ.

GMFA/Clarizio Foundation Golf Outing Gives $10,000 To Families Fighting Cancer

Edward Massood of Thomasville Home Furnishings of New Jersey Receives Meadoff Award For Sportsmanship

GMFA Honors Six Industry Leaders At Gala Event

Six industry leaders, Satya Tiwari of Surya, Pat Luthy of Suburban Furniture, Peter and Andrew Orshan of Peter Andrews Furniture, Sal DeMarco representing Natuzzi and Jeff Horowitz of L&S Advertising were recently honored at a formal dinner and dance hosted by The Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association (GMFA) at the Pallasadium in Northern New Jersey.

Pat Luthy of Suburban Furniture and Mattress To Receive Prestigious Howard Liveright Award At GMFA Dinner & Dance Event

Luthy will be presented with the Howard Liveright Award at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association gala dinner & dance held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013.

Satya Tiwari, CEO of Surya To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner & Dance Event

Surya’s President will be presented with the Jerry Gans Memorial Award at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association’s Gala Dinner & Dance held on Saturday, December 7th, 2013.

GMFA/Clarizio Foundation Golf Outing Gives $10,000 To Families Fighting Childhood Cancer – Fischer of Sofas Plus Gets Meadoff Award, Benefits DMCCF

$5,000 donations were presented at the event held at Knoll Country Club in Parsippany, NJ to two families to help with the many expenses associated with childhood cancer.

Greater Metropolitan Furnishing Association (GMFA) Hosts Affordable Care Act Seminar

Sponsors of the event included Profit Management Promotions (PMP), Assuranty LLC, North East Home Delivery Service and David Lerner & Associates.

Mehmet Bilici of Sunset International Trade, Irwin Friedman of Crest/Value City And Rick Aaronson Representing Klaussner, To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner.

Recipients will be honored at the Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association's gala dinner & dance held on Saturday, December 1st, 2012.

Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association (GMFA) Holds First Free Educational Seminar

GMFA holds a free retail educational breakfast seminar featuring speakers Johne Albanese of technology supplier MicroD and delivery app expert Satish Natarajan from Dispatch Track.

LS Direct Marketing CEO Named To GMFA Board

Jeff Horowitz brings both retail experience and marketing expertise to the board created by the recent merger of the Greater New York Home Furnishings Association and Metropolitan Furnishings Association of New Jersey.