2014 Annual Meeting: November 13, 9:00am-11:00am at 295 Fifth's Buyer's Lounge
On November 13, HFPA will host its Annual Meeting featuring a keynote presentation, Sustainable Style: Driving Fashion Forward in the 21st Century, presented by Marci Zaroff, President of Portico Brands. With a shift in popular culture led by the millennial generation, social innovation & global responsibility are no longer about staying ahead, but instead, about not being left behind. Today's consumers are demanding authenticity & transparency and are seeking products & brands that speak to both value and values. Come learn how & why this new paradigm is the future of home fashion.
Marci Zaroff coined the term and pioneered the market for "ECOfashion," and is an internationally recognized ECOlifestyle entrepreneur, educator and expert. Founder of "Under the Canopy," Producer of "THREAD|Driving Fashion Forward," and Co-Founder of " The Institute for Integrative Nutrition" Marci has been instrumental in driving authenticity, environmental leadership & social justice worldwide for over two decades. Currently President of PORTICO BRANDS and Director/Advisor on numerous Boards - including the Organic Trade Association, Textile Exchange, Fair Trade USA, Fashion Revolution Day, Cradle-to-Cradle's Fashion Positive and Teens Turning Green - Marci is featured in "Eco Amazons: 20 Women Who are Transforming the World" and has received countless recognition, such as New York Moves "Power Woman Award," The Natural Product Industry's "Socially Responsible Business Award," Fashion Group International's "Rising Star Award" and a prestigious "Henry Crown Fellowship" of The Aspen Institute. www.marcizaroff.com
We are thrilled to announce that Mark Grand, President, Peking Handicraft, will be awarded HFPA's Carl Goldstein Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his commitment and dedication to the HFPA, its Board of Directors, and the industry at large. Read more about Mark's career.
9:00-9:30 am- Continental Breakfast and Networking
9:30-10:00 am- Annual Meeting of HFPA/Legal Report
10:00-11:00 am- Lifetime Achievement Award/ Keynote speaker
Cost: FREE for HFPA member companies
$75.00 for nonmembers
RSVP to Ellery at firstname.lastname@example.org. Complete the registration form.
Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Contact Ellery at email@example.com or 212-297-2131.
New York Home Fashions Market – The Showroom in the Showrooms!
New York Home Fashions Market focuses on home textiles directed at volume retailers. Market Week takes place at home textile showrooms of HFPA member companies listed on our Market Map, as well as additional individual showrooms. There is no charge to visit showrooms, however we advise that you consult directly with the individual building's for information on their required credentials.
2015 Market Week Dates:
2016 Market Week Dates:
Spring: March 14 – March 17
Fall: September 19 – September 22
2017 Market Week Dates:
Spring: March 27-30
Fall: September 11-14