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Please stop by for weekly editorials about many events we take part in
throughout New York City. Written by board member, Tamara Matthews-Stephenson
70 years and strong!
Happy 70th year Anniversary to Us!
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Look for IFDA SELECTS at NY NOW, August 21st, 2016
We Hope To See You In August for IFDA Selects
IFDA NY Members & Judges will be Out and About at NY NOW
Join Us August 21st Show runs 20 - 24, 2016
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, NYC
These are our 10 judges (above) and their instagram names--talents from the design industry who will post and award "Best in Show" winners on August 21st! The winner's booths will be identified by IFDA Selects framed award certificates after 2:00 PM on Sunday
and through the duration of the show.
Past IFDA SELECT JUDGES:
The "IFDA Selects" initiative supports and promotes the design industry, highlighting new and innovative products debuting at New York City trade shows
A Night on Broadway -SOMETHING ROTTEN, The 65th GDA Retailer Excellence Awards, Complimentary Museum Admissions & more.
About NY NOW
NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, will take place at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. NY NOW features three comprehensive collections - HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE - that encompass 100,000 products in hundreds of product categories. The Handmade® Designer Maker and Handmade® Global Design sections of the HANDMADE Collection will open on Saturday, August 20 and close on Tuesday, August 23. The HOME and LIFESTYLE Collections, and the Artisan Resource® section of the HANDMADE Collection, will open on Sunday, August 21, and close on Wednesday, August 24. Attendees from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide are expected.
The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), founded in New York City in 1947 and now with 14 chapters worldwide, provides a professional forum for communication and interaction among its high-profile members. The IFDA, a not-for-profit volunteer-run association, also promotes career advancement and educational opportunities and is structured to increase public awareness of the furnishings and design industry through specialized programming, networking and service to the community.