Industry Icons Epperson and Koenig added to HFA Conference Agenda


Roseville, CA, Monday, March 2, 2015— The Home Furnishings Association (HFA) is excited to announce that industry icons Jerry Epperson, partner, Mann, Armistead & Epperson and Keith Koenig, president, City Furniture have been added to the agenda for the Home Furnishings Networking Conference, May 17-19 in Orlando, Fla.

Jerry Epperson will share his exclusive report, The Golden Age of Furniture Retailing, with attendees on Monday, May 18 at the lunch hour. While Epperson’s insight and reports are shared widely throughout the industry, this particular report is exclusive to HFA’s HFNC. Epperson will discuss the issues keeping home furnishings retailers from enjoying a bigger piece of consumer spending and the messages the industry needs to convey to truly prosper. This session also includes a dynamic question and answer session, bound to spark engaging, all-industry debate.

Tuesday, May 19 during a Luncheon, top 100 retailer Keith Koenig, president of Tamarac, Fla.-based City Furniture will share his inspiring message on business success, personal commitment and community investment.

“We have an incredible lineup of speakers and breakout sessions for this year’s Home Furnishings Networking Conference,” said HFA CEO Sharron Bradley. “We’re joining forces with Disney Institute, bringing back a couple of in-demand speakers and now we’re thrilled to have Jerry and Keith join the agenda. This was already going to be an exceptional conference and with the addition of these two industry greats it will push us over the top.”

Registration for the 2015 HFNC, May 17-19 in Orlando, Fla. is open. HFA retail members still have time to take advantage of the $100 registration discount good through March 31, and the BOGO (Buy-One-Get-One) offer when registering multiple attendees. Visit theHFNC.com for information on all registration pricing or to participate as a trade show exhibitor. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Cindi Williams at cwilliams@nahfa.org or 800-422-3778 for details.

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