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NAFD Holds Annual Event in Bermuda

Annual Event in Bermuda
Above: Douglasa Inds.’ Harvey Giberson, left, with his wife Mazry, Frank Governal and Jenny Owens, Burch Fabrics Group.
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BERMUDA - "Standards, Perspectives and Around the World" was the theme of the annual conference of the NAFD held here earlier this month. The 41st annual event was designed to give members insights on writing a sustainability standard and design perspective for the decorative fabrics industry.

Chuck StreichBelow: Chuck Streich, left, and Kathy Streich, Spradling Intl., Edward Nassimi, Nassimi LLC, and Glenn Stinson, cfstinson.
   Carol Derby, Designtex and former ACT board president, discussed the overall situation and then led a panel discussion on the various elements with Chuck Stretch, Spradling Intl., Rob Mayer, Mayer Fabrics, and Blake Millinor, Valdese. Jana Schiowirtz, Hospitality Design Magazine, discussed design perspectives.
    The association's annual awards were presented this year to associated members Coated Fabrics, Nassimi LLC, Textile Mill, Crypton, Sample Maker, and Acme Sample/ASB Graphics.
     Officers elected for 2010 to 2012 are Anna Stinson, cfstinson, 1st vp/co-chair conference, Jim Ennis, J.Ennis Fabrics. 2nd vice president, membership, Debbye Lustig, 2nd vp, co-chair conference, Lance Keziah, Cryptron, secretary treasurer, Kathy Gowdy, Momentum Group, past president, and Rob Mayer,Mayer Fabrics. The conference was held at The Fairmont Southampton here.

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