also presented lifetime achievement awards to two individuals for their contributions to the industry.
To help prevent premarket from overshadowing the September event, the SCFMA
has limited the space temporary exhibitors can rent for premarket.
Vanderminden III will receive 2003 Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Casual Furniture Retailers Association and the SCFMA
at the event.
Although premarket is not sponsored by SCFMA
, the association encourages members who would like to conduct a premarket to do so from July 17 to 20, 2003, at the Merchandise Mart.
Gary McCray of Laneventure will move from president to chairman of SCFMA
, and two new officers will be elected as first and second vice presidents.
Logan, executive director of SCFMA
, which co-sponsors the market with Merchandise Mart Properties Inc.
At press time, MMPI and SCFMA
had scheduled one main event for the Encore Market, an opening night cocktail party on Friday, Oct.