Friday, January 21, 2011

Sustainable Furniture at the Las Vegas Market

The Las Vegas Market, is a premiere furniture show taking place from January 24 to 27, 2011, in the Market Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The show is frequented by buyers, designers and industry professionals from around the world. This year's show will feature green business strategies.

The Las Vegas Market includes seminars which are categorized into tracks. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will offer several programs and events focused on sustainable home furnishings and education. The Sustainable Furnishing Council (SFC) is also sponsoring programming.

On on Tuesday, Jan. 25, there will be three educational sustainable furniture seminars presented by the SFC. The first is "2010 Consumer Survey Results" presented by Jeff Hiller, SFC president. It will take place between 10:00 am - 11:00 am in building C, C336. The second is "Luxury Green Design" will be presented by Lori Dennis, SFC DESIGNINGreen Leader & author of Green Interior Design. It will take place between 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in building C, C-332. The third is "Selling "Green" Truthfully and Legally," subtitled What consumers Want to know and Retailers, Manufacturers and Suppliers Need to Know! This seminar will be presented by Vicki Worden, of Worden Associates. It will take place between 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in building C, C-336

On Thursday, Jan. 27, GREENleaders, Certified Sustainability Training, will be taught by Jeff Hiller, SFC president from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm in building C, C-324. Register HERE. See the full calendar of events and seminars.

SFC members exhibiting at the 2011 Winter Las Vegas Market include:

Anatomic Global Inc. C-1584
Asian Art Imports B-0201-37
Bassett Mirror Company B-1166
Cambridge Mills B-200-23
Copper Instincts (formerly Manana Export) C1376E/F
Creative Elegance B-0670
Cresent Enterprises, Inc. C-1138
Elite Leather A-0925
Diamond Mattress C-1328
Fairmont Designs A754
French Heritage C-0156G.
Romano, Inc. B-0201-19
Gat Creek B-0158
GrassRoots B-0168
Greenington LLC B-0251-12
Harden Furniture B-200-23
Home Trends & Design Ltd. B-0155
Kathy Ireland Home by Omnia Furniture A256, A242, A238]
Lorts C-0188
Mountain Woods Furniture C1376M/
NNatura World A-0946
Palecek A132
Phillips Collection, The C-0184, C-0140,A202
Rowe Fine Furniture, Inc. C-1305
Simply Amish C-1140
Southern Enterprises B-0846
Specialty Sleep Association C-1350
The Futon Shop A-716
Twin-Star Intl. ClassicFlame/Tresanti A548
Universal Bedlegs, Inc. A836
Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Company B-1080
Western Home Furnishings Assn. C-488, C-496

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