HFPA plans market week events
GDA Staff -- Gifts & Dec, August 6, 2012
New York - The Home Fashion Products Association will host three events during New York Home Fashions Market Week, which takes place Sept. 10-13 in supplier showrooms.
On Sunday, Sept. 9, the association's Young Professionals group - known as the YoPros - will host a panel discussion featuring top industry executives. Topics will range from from retail strategy to multinational manufacturing. The event takes place from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the 230 Fifth Avenue rooftop lounge, on the 20th floor. Admission is free. To RSVP contact Emoses@kellencompany.com.
Afterward in the same space, the HFPA will hold a membership drive from 5:00-5:30 p.m. Keith Sorgeloos, president/ceo of Home Source International and president of HFPA, and Nancy Golden, svp marketing for Welspun USA and HFPA"s membership chair, will discuss the features and benefits for companies interested in learning more about membership to HFPA.
HTT's market kick-off party will follow from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the HFPA will host its 2nd Annual Market Jam party from 9:00 p.m. to midnight at Legends, 6 W 33rd Street, at 5th Ave. Live music will be provided by blues legend, Jr. Mack.
Admission is $20, and proceeds will benefit the HFPA's scholarship fund. For information or to register, contact Denise Matlack at Denise.Matlack@gmail.com or 310-503-9805.
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