Home furnishings HOF seeks future leader nominations

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The American Home Furnishings Hall of Fame Foundation is seeking nominations for Future Leaders of rising industry stars under the age of 40. The Foundation will select Future Leaders and facilitate vibrant discussions over dinner with inducted Hall of Fame members during the April 2021 High Point Market.

“In addition to honoring the exceptional leaders who have built our industry, we are focused on inspiring and encouraging a new class of leaders,” says Martin Ploy, president of the foundation board of directors. “These small dinner settings, with just five future leaders and five Hall of Fame inductees, impart lifelong inspiration and significance to both the honorees as well as the inducted members of the Hall of Fame, who are equally interested in the views of emerging leaders.”

Nominations are open to individuals who are younger than 40 years old, an innovator, a leader among their peers, highly engaged with the industry as a long-term career, willing to join in discussion, and someone the company would like to encourage professionally. Past honorees have represented retail, home accents, case goods manufacturing, upholstery manufacturing, finance, furniture design, technology and sales, among other categories.

Information and a nomination form are available at homefurnishingshalloffame.com.  The deadline for submission is Jan. 15, 2021.


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