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The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation has issued a last call for ads for its annual Induction Journal to publicly honor the 2019 Hall of Fame inductees. The deadline is September 13, 2019.

“Inductees tell us that the congratulatory tributes in the Induction Journal become even more meaningful as the years go by,” says David Gebhart, president of the Foundation board of directors. “If you want to recognize an inductee as they receive the industry’s most prestigious honor, this is the way to publicly show support the night that they are honored.”

The 2019 inductees into the Hall of Fame are Jake Jabs, president and CEO of American Furniture Warehouse; Clement “Clem” M. Lange, co-founder and chairman of Best Chairs, Inc./Best Home Furnishings; Paul Maitland-Smith, founder of Maitland-Smith Ltd. and Theodore Alexander; and Jim McIngvale, founder and owner of Gallery Furniture.

The Induction Journal offers two placement opportunities. The Gold section features full-page, four-color advertisements for $2,000, and the Silver section offers full-page, black-and-white ads for $1,000.

In addition, a variety of other sponsorship opportunities are still available for the gala, ranging from $10,000 Platinum sponsorships, which include a Journal ad, one table of 10 seats with preferred seating for the event dinner, and public recognition during the celebration; to $2,500 sponsorships, which include a Journal ad, two event tickets, and a logo on the event video and website.

The Induction Celebration will be October 20 at the Sheraton Greensboro Four Seasons, with “Miracle on the Hudson” Captain Sully Sullenberger delivering the keynote address. TV personalities Bobby Berk and Kelli Ellis will serve as hosts along with entertainment from saxophonist, singer and songwriter Grace Kelly.

The Hall of Fame is supported by sponsors of the 2019 Induction Celebration:

  • Presenting Sponsor:  Markor International Furniture Co., Ltd.
  • Speaker Sponsor:  Surya
  • Dinner Table Sponsor:  Nourison Industries
  • Inductee Video Sponsor: Surya
  • Cocktail Sponsor:  International Market Centers
  • Future Leaders Executive Development Sponsor:  Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.
  • Celebration Sponsors:  AICO/Amini Innovation Corp. and Glen Raven/Sunbrella
  • Leadership Video Sponsor:  Dufresne Spencer Group

  • Platinum Sponsors: American Furniture Warehouse; Art Van Furniture; Bellini Modern Living; Berkshire Hathaway Furniture Companies; Best Home Furnishings; Coaster Fine Furniture; FEI Marketing; Furniture Marketing Group/Wells Fargo; Furniture of America; Global Views; Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc.; Hooker Furniture; Jackson Furniture Industries; Kane’s Furniture Corporation; Kathy Ireland Worldwide; Klaussner Home Furnishings; La-Z-Boy Incorporated; Legends Furniture, Inc.; Leggett & Platt, Inc.; Lifestyle; Loloi Rugs; Man Wah Holdings; Mayo Furniture; Planned Furniture Promotions; Prestige Arts & Art Trends; Samson Holding Ltd.; Standard Furniture; Tempur Sealy International; Theodore Alexander, Inc. and Wayfair

  • Gold Sponsors: Baer’s Furniture Company, Inc.; Bernhardt Furniture Company; C. S. Wo & Sons; City of Hope, Culp Inc.; HomeStretch Furniture; Jane Seymour Designs, Inc.; Jonathan Louis International; L. & J. G. Stickley, Inc.Phillips Collection; Raymour & Flanigan Furniture; Restonic; Sauder Woodworking Co.; Serta Simmons; Twin Star Home and Vanguard Furniture

  • Silver Sponsors: Coconis Furniture; Connie Lineberry & Associates; Flexsteel Industries, Inc.;  Franklin Corporation; FurnitureDealer.net; Grand Home Furnishings; Hickory Furniture Mart; Lexington Home Brands; MicroD; Scott Brothers Global and W. S. Badcock Corporation

Tickets for the American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Induction Celebration are $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 on becoming a sponsor, an advertiser or member of the Foundation; or to purchase tickets for the Oct. 20 event, visit www.fuelthefuture2019.com.

About The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation: The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc., is an industry-wide organization founded to preserve its history, to celebrate exceptional individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the U.S. home furnishings industry, and to inspire a new class of innovation and leadership. 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, 92 percent of all funds support our history and leadership programming. The organization currently is based in High Point, North Carolina, at 202 Neal Place, Suite 101, and can be reached at 336.882.5900.  Watch for ongoing developments and details about the grand opening of a new permanent home, which is targeted for April 2021.

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