30th Annual ARTS Awards Presenters Announced
DALLAS – January 3, 2019 - Dallas Market Center and ART, the creative home furnishings network, have announced the presenters for the 30th Annual ARTS Awards taking place on Friday, January 18, 2019. The ARTS Awards, hosted annually in January during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, acknowledges preeminent manufacturers, retailers, interior designers, products designers and sales representatives.
Following a judging process guided by a panel of independent industry experts, category winners will be announced at a black tie gala at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. In addition, the Legendary Leadership Award will be presented to Sharon Davis, and the special Academy of Achievement Award will be presented to David Gebhart. Reservations are available online until January 4, 2019, via the ARTS Awards website.
The 30th Annual ARTS Awards Presenters are:
Eric Bauer, Owner, Eric Bauer Marketing
Jennifer Brassey, Owner, Elume Distinctive Lighting
Richard Brendon, Founder, Richard Brendon Design
Lois Del Negro, CFO, Global Views
Courtney Garrigan, Owner, Coco & Dash
Shay Geyer, Owner/Designer, IBB Design Fine Furnishings
Leon Goetz, Owner, Goetz Inc.
Caroline Hipple, President, Norwalk Furniture
Susan Inglis, Executive Director, Sustainable Furnishings Council
Eric Jacobson, President and CEO, American Lighting Association
Barrie Livingstone, Owner and Interior Designer, Barrie Livingstone
John Loecke, Co-Founder, Madcap Cottage
Cindy Morris, President and CEO, Dallas Market Center
Jason Oliver Nixon, Co-Founder, Madcap Cottage
Mark Vaughan, Vice President, Domain XCIV
Georgina Weddell, Principal, In-Detail, Inc.
Wynne White, Sales Representative, Summer Classics and Gabby
About Dallas Market Center
Dallas Market Center is a global business-to-business trade center and the leading wholesale marketplace in North America connecting retailers and interior designers with top manufacturers in home décor, furniture, gifts, lighting and fashion. Inside its dynamic, five million square foot campus, nearly 200,000 customers from all 50 states and 85 countries seek industry trends, business education and new products via open-daily showrooms and from exhibitors participating in trade events held throughout the year. The Dallas Market Center website is available at www.dallasmarketcenter.com.
ART is the creative home furnishings network representing manufacturers, retailers, representatives and other individuals and companies interested in promoting and enhancing the market position of the home furnishings industry. Each year ART sponsors programs such as the ART conference, regional educational seminars, the ART card and the ARTS Awards. The ART website is available at accessoriesresourceteam.org.
About the ARTS Awards
The ARTS Awards is the premier international awards program dedicated to the home industry. Up to 27 categories exist under the headings Manufacturer, Retailer, Product Designer, Interior Designer, Sales Representative, Green, and more. Anyone in the industry can nominate including manufacturers, retailers, sales representatives, designers, suppliers, consultants and other industry professionals. Companies that have won an ARTS Award five times are inducted into the Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame members are: Arteriors Home, Beatriz Ball, Bella Casa, BJ’s Home Accents, C.S. Wo & Sons, Distinctive Designs International Inc., Feizy Rugs, Fine Art Lamps, Global Views, Loloi Rugs, Montaage, Natural Decorations Inc., PALECEK, Paragon, Phillips Collection, Robb & Stucky, Schonbek Worldwide Lighting, Seasonal Living, and Vietri. The ARTS Awards website is available at dallasmarketcenter.com/artsawards.