ITA Awards Gala

Biennially, we gather together to celebrate the best and brightest among us—while raising money for the future of our industry.

Join us as we celebrate the talent in our field at our next ITA Awards Gala: DATE TO BE DETERMINED

Tickets will be available for purchase for ITA members. They may be purchased individually or by table (10 seats). If you are a buyer, encourage an ITA member company to include you as their guest.

2016 Award Winners

  • Most Loyal Buyer Award – Regenia Payne, Bernhardt Furniture
  • Outstanding Performance Fabric – Sunbrella
  • Best in Innovation – Crypton
  • Sustainability Award – Valdese Weaving Mills
  • Most Dedicated Representative, Non-Furniture – John Kearns, Hamilton Fabrics, Classical Elements, Crypton, Softline, & J.B. Martin
  • Outstanding Representative, Leather – Wil Walker, Carroll Leather
  • Outstanding Representative, Fabric – John Shane, Diversitex, Conneaut Leather, Benartex
  • Outstanding Representative, Trimming – Jana Platina Phipps, Classical Elements
  • Best in Marketing – STI
  • Outstanding Global Market Mill/Tannery – De Leo Textiles, Turkey
  • Outstanding Domestic Market Mill/Tannery – Keystone Weaving Mills
  • Future Industry Leader Under 40 – Kelly DiFoggio, JLA Home