HFPA's YoPros to host industry panel event and membership drive
HTT Staff -- Home Textiles Today, 9/5/2012 1:54:24 PM
New York - The Home Fashion Products Association's Young Professionals - also known as YoPros - is hosting a special industry panel event during market.
Set for Sunday, Sept. 9, from 4 to 5 p.m. on the rooftop of 230 Fifth Avenue, the event will feature industry leaders speaking on topics ranging from "Retail Strategy" to "Multinational Manufacturing."
Confirmed panelists to date include: Steve Elias, president of Louisville Bedding Company; and Nina Nadash, home textiles merchandiser for Lenzing Fibers. The panel will be moderated by both Andrea Bruckner, vp of sales, Home Source Brand of Home Source International, and Louis Hornick III, coo, Louis Hornick & Company.
A features and benefits session for companies interested in learning more about membership to Home Fashion Products Association will immediately follow, and will be hosted by Keith Sorgeloos, president/ceo of Homesource International and president of the HFPA, and Nancy Golden, svp of marketing for Welspun USA and membership chair of HFPA.
The cost is free to employees of HFPA member companies and $50 for non-members. To RSVP, contact Ellery Moses at Emoses@kellencompany.com by Friday.
Following the panel, HFPA will host its membership drive from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m.. The cost is free.
The HFPA's Yo-Pros Committee is co-chaired by Bruckner and Hornick.
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