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Stuart Carlitz to Be Honored As ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ by By…

Aug 21, 2019 Retail Furniture News: Stuart Carlitz to Be Honored As ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ by By Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association


Harris Kirsch To Receive GMFA’s Representative of the Year Award…

Oct 17, 2018 Retail Furniture News: Harris Kirsch To Receive GMFA’s Representative of the Year Award, Harris Kirsch will be honored at the Greater


Virginia Cory Receives Meadoff Award at GMFA Golf Outing…

Jul 19, 2016 Retail Furniture News: Virginia Cory Receives Meadoff Award at GMFA Golf Outing, Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association Event helps


GMFA/Clarizio Foundation Golf Outing Gives $10,000 To Families…

Jul 1, 2014 Executive Director raffling off scores of prizes. Furniture Industry News and in depth magazine articles for the furniture retail, furniture


Ashley Furniture HomeStore’s Eugene Chrinian To Be Honored At…

Sep 8, 2016 Eric Bernstein, GMFA’s President and Owner of retailer Berkshire Furniture, adds, “GMFA is proud to honor Eugene with the Jerry Gans Memorial


Chris Clarizio And DMCCF To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and…

Sep 6, 2017 Retail Furniture News: Chris Clarizio And DMCCF To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November, Chris Clarizio and the Dean


John Koziel of Flemington Department Store To Be Honored At…

Sep 25, 2017 Retail Furniture News: John Koziel of Flemington Department Store To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner and Dance In November, John Koziel


Will Schafer of Ashley Furniture HomeStores To Be Honored At…

Jul 24, 2014 Retail Furniture News: Will Schafer of Ashley Furniture HomeStores To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner & Dance Event in November., Schafer will


GMFA Honors Six Industry Leaders At Gala Event | Furniture World…

Dec 28, 2013 Peter & Andrew Orshan 2013 Retailer Of The Year award recipients reflected on the their lives at Peter Andrews, a store that carries an eclectic


Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association (GMFA) Holds…

Sep 12, 2012 Retail Furniture News: Greater Metropolitan Home Furnishings Association ( GMFA) Holds First Free Educational Seminar, GMFA holds a free


Karen Arakelian to Receive Retailer of the Year Award | Furniture…

Sep 5, 2018 Retail Furniture News: Karen Arakelian to Receive Retailer of the Year Award , Founder and CEO of White House “Designs for Life”, a family of


Artie Eisenberg President of One Ten Home Furnishings…

Sep 15, 2017 Eric Bernstein, GMFA’s President and Owner of retailer Berkshire Furniture, adds, “GMFA is proud to honor Artie with the Pillar of the Year Award


Greater Metropolitan Furnishing Association (GMFA) Hosts…

Mar 4, 2013 GMFA members were treated to a full breakfast and interesting analysis of the Affordable Care Act. Furniture Industry News and in depth


GMFA/Clarizio Foundation Golf Outing Gives $10,000 To Families…

Jul 11, 2012 Retail Furniture News: GMFA/Clarizio Foundation Golf Outing Gives $10000 To Families Fighting Childhood Cancer — Clarizio Gets Meadoff


Safavieh’s Michael Yaraghi To Be Honored At GMFA Dinner…

Jul 14, 2014 This award was established in the name of Jerry Gans who gave honor and dignity to his profession. Furniture Industry News and in depth


GMFA/Clarizio Foundation Golf Outing Gives $10,000 To Families…

Jul 1, 2013 Retail Furniture News: GMFA/Clarizio Foundation Golf Outing Gives $10000 To Families Fighting Childhood Cancer – Fischer of Sofas Plus


Dinner & Dance

Nov 23, 2019 Since Garg was promoted to President in 2016, the retailer has re-positioned itself for growth. “I really want to thank the furniture industry for all


Satya Tiwari, CEO of Surya & Pat Luthy of Suburban Furniture To Be…

Dec 4, 2013 Recognition will also be given to GMFA’s Retailer of The Year 2013, Peter & Andrew Orshan of Peter Andrews Furniture, Rep of The Year 2013 to


Pat Luthy of Suburban Furniture and Mattress To Receive…

Oct 9, 2013 Retail Furniture News: Pat Luthy of Suburban Furniture and Mattress To Receive Prestigious Howard Liveright Award At GMFA Dinner & Dance


Chris Clarizio

Nov 18, 2017 to receive the 2017 GMFA Pillar of the Industry Award. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. The round pegs in


Mehmet Bilici of Sunset International Trade, Irwin Friedman of Crest…

Oct 8, 2012 Friedman is a veteran retailer who joined Barney’s Furniture of Paterson and Newark, in 1958 as an entry-level salesman. He remained at


Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association Honors Friedman…

Dec 7, 2012 of Unlimited Furniture Group Inc. Furniture Industry News and in depth magazine articles for the furniture retail, furniture manufacturers, and


Greater Metropolitan Furnishings Association Home Page

GMFA sponsors networking, social and educational events, and provides member services such as health insurance, and business discounts. UPCOMING


BEDGEAR’s Eugene Alletto To Receive First Joseph Cory…

Oct 6, 2018 Contact Alan Granetz, Executive Director – GMFA at (908) 725-3460, or email greatermfa@gmail.com. Furniture Industry News and in depth


Tommy Leflein Gets Meadoff Award For Sportsmanship | Furniture…

Jun 18, 2015 Retail Furniture News: Tommy Leflein Gets Meadoff Award For Sportsmanship, Nourison’s VP Sales recognized at GMFA’s annual golf outing


Increased Attendance For Edison, NJ Show | Furniture World…

Feb 19, 2016 Co-sponsored by the Greater Metropolitan Furniture Association (GMFA), the annual event was held on January 31 – February 2 at the New


Schafer, Yaraghi and Weinstein Honored At Greater Metropolitan…

Dec 2, 2014 For more information contact Alan Granetz, Executive Director, MFA, (908) 725- 3460, email greatermfa@gmail.com. Furniture Industry News and